Foreign applicants who seek to take up paid employment in Argentina need a work visa. There are three types of Argentina work visas; Short term visa is issued for short term work in Argentina. The initial validity is of 15 days and can be extended for another 15 days once in Argentina. The Labor contract Temporary Residence Visa is issued for employees and people on internships contracted by companies in Argentina. The minimum duration is 6–12 months. A formal labor contract between the company in Argentina and the employee is required in order to obtain the visa. The Secondment Temporary Residence Visa under provision 18/94 is issued to employees sent abroad by their company for at least 6–12 months. A labor contract is not required. Foreign workers should have been offered a job in Argentina before initiating the application process. A letter of employment is required from the Argentina company that employed you. A copy of your employment contract which determines the terms of employment and signed by both the employer and the employee is to be submitted. Evidence which proves that there was no Argentine willing and available to take up the job before the position was given to you is to be submitted to the embassy/consulate. Without the right qualification that matches the job offered the visa may not be issued. The new employer has to pay you above the country's minimum wage and a proof of that must be submitted to the embassy/consulate. A medical report from your local doctor stating that you are in good health should be submitted. Applicants of an Argentine work visa having a contract with an Argentine company or institution have to sign an employment agreement in the presence of the consul. Once employees arrive in Argentina, they also need to apply for a DNI/ National Identity Document and a CUIL/ Unique Code for Work Identification. A DNI is a small document which contains information about your identity.
Vietnamese citizens are eligible to work in Belgium with a work visa. The work visa allows for both temporary and permanent stays in Belgium. A work permit has to be applied on your behalf by your employer. Only with a work permit can applicants be allowed to obtain a long-stay visa in Belgium. The work permit is also known as a Blue Card in Belgium. The work permit is categorized into three types: C work permit; all professions and all employers can apply for this type. It is valid for a limited time and must be renewed each year. B-work permit - valid for one employer and runs for one year, after which it can be renewed (by the same employer, usually for the same job or job classification). If you change employers, your new employer must apply for a new B permit. You may find that you have to return to your home country and re-apply for a residence visa before you can start your new job! Once you’ve renewed a B permit four or more times, i.e. have lived and worked in Belgium for four years on the same permit, you can receive an unlimited A permit. A-work permit - allows you to work for any employer in Belgium for an unlimited period of time. These permits are issued only to any foreigner who has lived and worked in Belgium for four years on a B permit and those with ten years’ uninterrupted (legal) residency in Belgium. The B permit is the standard form of work permit for most foreigners. Applying for a B permit is the responsibility of the employer wishing to hire a non-EU foreigner. Your potential employer has to provide a certificate of good health and three passport-size photos, with a copy of the proposed employment contract to the Ministry of Labour. The Ministry of Labour must determine that there are no Belgians or other EU nationals who can fill the position before your visa is approved. It takes up to 12 weeks for a B permit to be granted. Some categories of foreign employees and self-employed (EU citizens, too) must declare their activities in Belgium before starting to work in Belgium. This is called LIMOSA Declaration. Individuals aged between 18-26 who don’t hold a Belgian work visa can work in Belgium as an au pair if they and their host family meet certain conditions. This visa cannot exceed 12 months.
To legally work in Brazil, citizens of Vietnam need to have both a residence permit (either temporary or permanent) and a work visa (Autorizaçao de Trabalho). An employment letter is needed before you are granted a Brazilian work visa. The Brazilian work visa has two categories; temporary and permanent work visa. A temporary work visa is valid for only two years. Holders of a temporary work visa can stay in Brazil for a maximum of two years in Brazil. For an extension, the request has to be made not later than 30 days before the visa expiration. Only a two-year extension can be granted on a temporary work visa. After this four-year period, then the company can apply for a permanent work visa for their employee. Foreign workers cannot change their employers in Brazil without permission under a temporary work visa. The permanent work visa is granted to Vietnamese workers who are eligible for permanent residence in Brazil. Professional researchers or scientists (for activities exceeding a period of two years), investors (provided the investment sum exceeds US$ 50,000 for natural persons or US$ 200,000 for companies) and manager or directors can apply for a permanent work visa. All the documents to be approved by the Brazilian authorities have to be translated into Portuguese and signed before being submitted. Applicants with job offers from unregistered Brazilian company won't be issued work visas and work permits. Application has to be approved by the Brazil Ministry of labour. The employing company is responsible for performing all the formalities at the Ministry of Labour in Brazil for the work visa process after the ministry of labour approves. Work visas can only be processed at the Consular Section once a visa approval notice is issued by the Brazilian Ministry of Labour. A police certificate issued within the last 3 months, certifying the absence of a criminal record is needed. Minors have to provide a notarized consent letter signed by both parents
Foreigners applying for this type of visa can take up paid employment in Canada. Before you are granted this visa, you must show proof of being employed by a company in Canada. An employment letter from your employer in Canada would be requested. The letter must have the address of the company, the position you have been employed and the duration of your visit. The job offer you have been given must be approved by the Canadian government through the Labour Market Impact Analysis Process before you can be given a work visa. Working in Canada on a temporary basis requires you to have a work permit. Before one is granted a Temporary work permit, an offer of employment from a Canadian employer is usually required. The foreign worker's country of citizenship is considered, which means a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) may also be needed for entry. An intending Canadian employer who wishes to hire a temporary foreign worker may need to apply for and be granted a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA)by ESDC. The ESDC will grant a positive LMIA if it is satisfied that no Canadian citizen or permanent resident is available to do the job. Work Permits may be issued by Canadian immigration officials without the LMIA requirement in a limited number of situations. A Temporary Work Permit may be issued for a period of time ranging from a few days to a few years. Intending employers are required to apply for government permission to hire outside Canada. Once this permission has been granted, the designated employee must apply for and receive his or her Work Permit. You must have a good command of the English language before applying for this visa. Minors must have a letter of consent signed by both their parents. Receipt of paid visa application fees should be presented.
French work visa allows foreigners to legally work in France. French work visa has two categories; temporary and permanent work visa. The temporary work visa is valid for less than 90 days and are for workers intending to work for a short time in France. While permanent work visa is valid for more than 90 days. Citizens of France must have gained employment with a French company before initiating their application process. Your employer or employing company has to apply for a work permit on your behalf. Before your work permit is granted approval, you will need authorization from French immigration authorities. If you intend to work in France for less than 90 days, your employer is expected to apply for a temporary work visa on your behalf. The long stay work visa can also double as a residence permit. You are expected to present a complete documentation of on the type of work you are required to do in France at the French consulate. After 18 months in a long-stay residence permit as an employee in France, you are then permitted to bring your family to France. The one- to three-year residence/work permit is for highly skilled workers. To be eligible, you must have a diploma/degree attesting to three years of higher education or five years’ professional experience in a specific field, your monthly net salary and work contract for at least a year.
The Chinese Work Visa (Z) is for applicants who want or have gained employment in a Chinese company. Holders of this visa can also take up paid commercial entertainment performances in China. It's illegal to work in China without a work visa. Only 18-60-year-olds are eligible to apply for a work visa. However, those not within this age range can be granted work visas if they can find an employer who wants to employ them. The visa is valid for 30 days from the date of arrival in China. Your employer have to seek for a temporary residence permit for the duration of your employment contract. The Chinese work visa can only be applied on a single entry basis. Before an employee is granted a work visa, he/she has to obtain a work permit issued by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of the PRC through their employers. Unlike the work visa, the residence permits multiple entries up to a year. You are expected to have a letter confirming their employment status with a Chinese company. A copy of a valid re-entry pass or residence permit is required. You are liable to a jail term sentence or to be fined if you are found working without a work visa. An official letter of invitation written with the company letterhead indicating the terms of employment and the address of the company is to be provided. Applicants need to submit one of the following work permits obtained through their employers in China: a. Foreigners Work Permit - issued by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of the PRC. b. Registration Certificate of Resident Representative Offices of enterprises of foreign countries (regions) - issued by Chinese authorities of industrial and commercial administration. c. An approval document for commercial performances - issued by the Chinese government authorities for cultural affairs. d. Invitation Letter to Foreigners for Offshore Petroleum Operations - issued by National Offshore Oil Corporation.
Those who are seeking employment in Israel need a work visa. Eligible candidates of this visa are experts in professional fields or artists too. Before you are issued a visa, the Ministry of Interior has to grant its approval. An official letter of invitation issued by the educational institute in Israel is required. The letter must be signed by an institute representative. You must have a passport valid for at least six months beyond your intended stay. Applicants with previous convictions won't be granted a visa. An original birth certificate is to be presented which would serve as valid identification. You must have a copy of your completed and signed visa application form If you are a minor, you must provide signed permission from both parents. You must provide proof of your financial ability so as to support yourself financially during your entire period of study in Israel. You must be in good physical and mental health and free from any kind of contagious disease. You intend to leave Israel at the end of your authorized stay. Do not hide or misrepresent facts in your application. The visa application fee is subject to change at any time. Certificate of medical fitness given to you by a hospital recognized by the Israeli mission is to be submitted. Overstaying on your visa is prohibited.
Those who apply for this type of visa have been offered employment by an employer in Italy. A copy of the employment contract signed by both the employer and the employee should be provided. You are expected to submit a copy of your Curriculum Vitae or resume during the visa application process. Original and photocopy of the Work Permit issued by the Italian Immigration Office should be submitted. Non-Italian citizens applying for this visa are required to present a copy of their residence permit. A proof that there was no Italian willing and qualified to take up the job you were offered is required. All the documents to be submitted should be provided in original and copy. Applicants who submit forged or fake documents will be prosecuted. Employers have to request authorization to hire a foreign worker living abroad from the ISD. Each applicant's employer is expected to submit a so-called “Stay contract” (“Contratto di soggior- no”) in which she/he commits him/herself to guarantee adequate lodging for the requested worker and to fund travel costs for his/her repatriation in case of expulsion before the expiry of the contract. Once all the checks have been made by both Labour Authority (“Direzione Territoriale del Lavoro”) and local State Police offices (“Questura”), the authorization (“nulla osta”), may be delivered to the applicant's employer. The residence permit is issued at the new arrival’s local police station
A German work visa permits holders to legally work in Germany. Researchers with special technical knowledge and teaching personnel in prominent positions are also qualified to apply for this visa type. Your driver’s license and/or utility bill in your name as proof of residence in the territory of the consulate is required. A personal cover letter explaining your exact purpose and duration of stay in Germany is to be submitted You must have gained employment in a Germany company before initiating your application process. You are to present a letter from your employer in the country confirming that you have been offered a job. The location of the company, as well as your job description, should be clearly stated in the letter. The future employer will have to provide a proof that there was no German available to take a job before you were offered this job. An approval granted by the Federal Employment Agency is to be presented at the Embassy or consulate. Diplomas, Certificates, Mark-sheets or anything similar that proves your qualifications for the job offered is needed. Non-citizens who are applying for a work visa have to present a copy of their stay permit. Receipt of paid visa application fee should be provided. Your intention of returning to Guinea Bissau has to be proven. An employment contract / binding job offer with details of gross annual salary and a detailed description of the employment in Germany is to be provided. An employment permit is issued alongside with residence permit. You will have to submit a completed form called “Ausländer- beschäftigung” from your future employer. Undergraduates or those with a graduate degree, and have secured a job before you move to Germany with a salary of at least 52,000 EUR are eligible for a blue card. Blue card. The Blue Card allows individuals to stay in Germany for four years.
The Japanese is meant for those who intend to work in Japan. Work visas are also known as long-stay visa. The duration of stay sometimes depends on what is stated in your employment contract. Before a visa request is granted approval, the applicant must have gained employment in a Japanese company. The work visa covers the kind of work that required high-level professional knowledge and skill and does not include labour work. The work visa has about five categories; The engineers and specialists in humanities must have a degree in corresponding fields or 10 years of professional experience. The Intra-company Transfer visa applies to expats of foreign companies or the subsidiary companies of Japanese firms located overseas who have worked more than one year in the said office. The skilled labour visa applies to workers in field of cooking, architecture or civil engineering, instructing sports, training animals. It's mandatory to have at least three years of professional experience in that field. The Business manager visa is for those who wish to start a business or invest in Japan. Or managing businesses on behalf of investors. While highly skilled professional visa applies to applicants who are likely to contribute to the Japanese economy. The applicant must have a Certificate of Eligibility (COE). The COE is issued by the immigration bureau under the jurisdiction of the Japan Ministry of justice. A photocopy of the certificate is to be carried along with the original. Work visas are valid for the period of 1-3 years. A letter of employment and work contract is to presented at the embassy. A CV containing proof of previous work experience is to be submitted along with a contract letter. Applicants are to also get a residence and work permit immediately they gain entry into Japan. A Specified Skills visa has been newly introduced to foreigners coming to Japan for work. It has two sub-types: The Specified Skills Visa No.1 allows foreigners to work in Japan for a period of 5 years and is immediately accessible for application The Specified Skills Visa No.2 allows foreigners to work in Japan indefinitely. It is to be noted however that this visa is yet to be released for use. The work visa is renewable.
Citizens of Vietnam who intend to visit Hong Kong for employment purposes are eligible for this type of visa. The work visa is also given to skilled professionals who seek employment in Hong Kong. Documents to prove you have no criminal record. The applicant must show proof of the same through degree in the relevant field, achievements, technical qualifications, work experience, etc A valid passport is valid for at least for six months. A copy of employment contract confirming the status of your employment. Travel insurance that covers you during the duration of stay. Documents that prove your education qualifications.The job must be relevant to the applicant’s work experience or academic qualifications.
A swiss work visa is meant for foreigners who tend to work in any swiss company. If you are going to stay in Switzerland for more than 90 days you need a residence permit. The swiss residence permit has three categories; The Permit L is a short-term residence permit that allows its holders to stay in Switzerland for up to one year. The L permit can be extended in exceptional cases for a further year but no more if you continue to work for the same employer. The Permit B is an initial or temporary residence permit is valid for one year. Its extension is annually, as long as there are no grounds for it not to be reissued, such as being a recipient of welfare benefits. ing for While the Permit C is known as a settlement permit. You only have to live for five continuous years to apply for a settlement permit. You can only work in Switzerland as a self-employed if you hold a settlement permit. Foreigners can work as an au pair in Switzerland they are between 18 and 25 years old and have a placement through an agency which is approved and licenced by the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO). Managers, specialists or an otherwise qualified worker, that hold sa university degree, have specific expertise and several years of professional experience are eligible for this type of visa. Once you have found employment, the employer then seeks authorisation for a work visa on your behalf from the authorities in Switzerland while you apply for an entry visa in your home country.