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COVID-19: Update on Immigration and Labor Immigration 

by Albalira Montufar

Published: May, 2020

Submission: May, 2020

 



The National Immigration Authority and the Ministry of Labor extend the measures taken as a result of the State of Emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


  • Residence permits are extended up to May 15th. This extension is in force since March 13th.


  • Reference is made to all permits and tourist stays that expire within the aforementioned period and will not give rise to fines due to expiration.


  • All terms are suspended until May 15th, including processes, actions. Attention to the public is also suspended until the same date.


  • Only humanitarian flights and those that transport cargo and products, medical-hospital equipment, medications, vaccines and any other necessary supplies to face the COVID-19 pandemic are allowed to enter the National Territory.


 Ministry of Labor – Labor Immigration


  • The validity of work permits for foreign workers is extended until May 30th. This extension is in force since March 12th.


  • Any procedure related to work permits, as well as the judicial terms are suspended until May 30th.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       


 



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