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PANAMA – Chinese Nationals No Longer Require Authorized Visas

By Peregrine

Effective 17 October 2017, Chinese nationals can enter Panama with a consular Stamped Visa, and no longer require an Authorized Visa.

Stamped Visas are […]

INDIA – PIO Cards to be Soon Invalid

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Effective October 2018, the International Civil Aviation Organization will no longer accept the Person of Indian Origin (PIO) cards as valid travel documents.  Foreign […]

QATAR – New Policy for Visa on Arrival

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Foreign nationals that are eligible for a visa on arrival must exit and re-enter the country if applying for a change of status to […]

Kuwait: Government to examine expats’ degrees while renewing visas

By EER

KUWAIT – Ministers of Interior Khaled Al-Jarrah and Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh agreed on a mechanism of implementing […]

UAE: The online registration for five per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) is now open

By EER

The online registration for five per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) is now open and businesses with an annual turnover of more […]

Schengen short-term assignments: business or work visas?

By Mazzeschi

How to assess where activities can be carried out on “business” or it can be considered work and be subject to obtaining a […]

TAIWAN – Philippine Nationals Visa-Exempt from 1 November 2017

By Peregrine

Effective 1 November 2017, qualifying Philippine nationals can travel to Taiwan visa-free for stays of up to 14 days, for tourism, business, visiting […]

OMAN – Salary Threshold Halved for Sponsoring Dependents

By Peregrine

Effective immediately, foreign national employees in Oman earning at least OMR 300 (about USD 780) per month are permitted to sponsor their family […]

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Abu Dhabi Dependent Residence Permit Requires Abu Dhabi Tenancy Contract

By Peregrine

Effective immediately, foreign nationals employed in Abu Dhabi who wish to sponsor family members for initial or renewal dependent residence permits must submit […]

TURKEY AND UNITED STATES – Reciprocal Suspension of Visa Services

By Peregrine

On 8 October 2017, the United States announced the immediate suspension of all non-immigrant visa services at all US diplomatic facilities in Turkey.

Hours […]