Category: Singapore

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

WHO COVID-19 Update: End to Global Health Emergency

Covid-19 no longer represents a global emergency, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared on 05 May 2023. The announcement represents a symbolic step towards the end of a pandemic that has taken millions of lives and disrupted billions of others. Lowering it demonstrates the extent of international progress on vaccines and treatments, but Covid-19 is…
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Moving To The EU: EU Aims to Enhance Freedom of Movement for Non-EU Citizens

Members of the European Parliament are trying to reduce the time required for non-EU citizens living in EU countries to get long-term resident status and move more easily across the bloc. European Parliament members want to decrease the time needed for non-EU residents in EU member states to attain long-term residency status from five to…
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Work Remotely With Colombia’s New Digital Nomad Visa

Colombia launched its digital nomad visa in March 2023 to allow remote workers to live and work in the country for up to two years.  The government aims to lure remote workers to live in the country by highlighting the benefits of moving to Colombia. Colombia has recently exploded in popularity as digital nomads flock…
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Moving to Malta: Startup Residence Scheme For Third-Country Entrepreneurs

The government of Malta launched a program to attract non-EU entrepreneurs and enable innovation, create job opportunities, and support Malta’s growing economy. Eligible applicants will acquire residency in the country through the new Startup Residence Scheme. The scheme will grant a three-year residence permit to founders, as well as co-founders and core employees of start-ups…
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Switzerland to Ease Work Permit Procedures for Non-EU Citizens

Switzerland’s Federal Department of Justice and Police (FDJP) announced on 01 February that it will be simplifying its work permit procedures for Non-EU citizens.   The initiative aims to retain highly skilled people, recruit more skilled employees to the country, and minimise administrative hurdles for businesses. Highly skilled non-EU workers will be subject to easier procedures…
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