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Bahrain
Envoy Global, Inc.
The government of Bahrain will allow eligible individuals to obtain a digital residence permit instead of a physical residence permit sticker.
Raees + Co
Resolution No. 34 of 2021 pertaining to entry visas and residence permits for family members of the worker & the foreign employer.
Ghana
Firmus Advisory
A residence permit is a document or card required in some countries, which allows a foreign national to reside in a country for a fixed or indefinite length of time.
Firmus Advisory
To apply for a student residence permit, you will be required to provide documentation for the process.
Israel
Envoy Global, Inc.
The government of Israel announced that travelers will no longer be required to take a PCR test upon arrival beginning 20 May 2022.
Kenya
Matthew and Partners Advocates LLP
Immigration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Kenya, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Lesotho
Envoy Global, Inc.
On 25 April 2022, the government of Lesotho lifted suspensions on the application for indefinite residence and citizenship in the country...
Nigeria
Firmus Advisory
Finding the Nigeria Embassy in your country of residence when in dire need of an entry visa can be quite difficult.
Firmus Advisory
As a rule, a citizen of any foreign country who desires to work or reside in Nigeria must procure a visa for either a short stay or permanent residence.
Firmus Advisory
You have a new business project or employment offer in Nigeria and your hiring organization requires you to obtain a Subject to Regularization (STR) visa before you can take on the role.
Qatar
Envoy Global, Inc.
On 16 March 2022, the government of Qatar announced an update to its COVID-19 travel and return policy.
Sierra Leone
Envoy Global, Inc.
The government of Sierra Leone will now require foreign nationals to provide a National Identity Number (NIN) when applying for work and residence permits beginning 1 June 2022.
South Africa
Adams & Adams
Foreign parents and caregivers of South African children shall now be allowed to remain in South Africa, even after their relationship with their South African spouse has come to an end.
United Arab Emirates
Envoy Global, Inc.
The government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) increased the rates of Emiratization in the private sector and introduced penalties for employers that do not meet the requirements for 2023 effective January 2023.
Envoy Global, Inc.
New Golden Residence permit changes announced for foreign nationals entering the UAE.
Envoy Global, Inc.
New short-term entry visa types to be introduced in addition to simplified requirements for visitors
Envoy Global, Inc.
On 18 April 2022, the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) introduced changes to the regulations on entry and residence of foreign nationals in the country.
Envoy Global, Inc.
On 18 April 2022, the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) introduced a new system for visitors entering the UAE. Additionally, new types of visas will be introduced.
Envoy Global, Inc.
Residence visa stamps issued to foreign nationals in the United Arab Emirates will be replaced by the issuance of Identity cards
Mintz
The Boston Globe is reporting on a lawsuit by the ACLU and my law firm, Mintz, against the US Customs and Immigration Service, and other departments of the United States government...
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