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Guatemala: Work Permits and Visas

Foreign nationals planning to travel, work or study in Guatemala generally require a visa. Depending on the length of the trip and the applicant’s nationality, different requirements apply. Guatemala is a member of the Central America Border Control Agreement (CA-4). The agreement is a treaty signed by Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua which allows free movement of people among the four countries.

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Peru: Work Permits and Visas Overview

Traveling to Peru generally requires a visa and may involve extensive documentation to meet the application requirements. There are a number of different types of visas available including, transit visas, tourist visas, business visas, working (resident) visas, religious visas, journalist visas and student visas.

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Taiwan: Work Permits and Visas

Traveling to Taiwan (People’s Republic of China) generally requires a visa; both the foreign national’s country of residence and the country of origin determine visa requirements.

Most foreign nationals may obtain short-term visitor visas through the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office or Republic of China (ROC) embassy or consulate, unless they are from countries that participate in Taiwan’s visa-exempt program.

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Shanghai: A Single Work Permit for Expats

Great news for foreigners looking to become expats in China. As of November 1, 2016, the two types of work permits for ordinary foreign employees and foreign experts will be streamlined into one, which means foreigners will only need to apply for one unified work permit.

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Australia: New Visa Pathway for Entrepreneurs and Graduate Students

If you’re interested in moving to Australia, enjoy nice weather and surfing (or not), are an entrepreneur or foreign grad student, then there may be an opportunity for you. Eligibility focuses on entrepreneurs with financial backing and proven successful entrepreneurial activities.

As of September 10, 2016, a new visa pathway is available for qualified entrepreneurs through the Business Innovation and Investment Visa program.

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7 Tips for Obtaining Residency in Italy

Moving to a new country is quite a process so it’s important that you do your research and understand the requirements and documents needed to make the big move. Timing is important as well, as unexpected delays are not uncommon, so be sure to begin preparing your documents well in advance before your departure.

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USA: Work Permits and Visas Overview

The process of acquiring a visa or work permit varies by country and depends on the immigration laws and your purpose of travel. While there are a number of U.S. visas available for living, working, and traveling in the U.S., the U.S. immigration laws are complex and there are several factors, such as timing and category, that can hurt the chances of your visa being approved.

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Getting a German Work Permit

While ranking high as the 7th hardest working country in Europe, Germans also enjoy an above average amount of holidays. It’s easy to see how this may attract professionals into the country.

But unless you are from the EU/EEA or Switzerland, obtaining a residency permit is a requirement to work in the country.

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