Bulletin
26 March 2020 - 12:06pm

In light of COVID-19, the Department of Labour and Workforce Development is informing the public to take note of the following schedules:

Renewals of work permit will be processed by specific appointments on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Only employees with scheduled appointments will be allowed to collect their work permits on the stated days. Persons are reminded to come prepared to pay for their work permits on the appointed day, and to ensure that they have a valid immigration stamp in their passports.

New work permit applicants presently in the Territory must visit the department on Thursdays at 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. to finalise their work permit processes.  Persons will be processed on a first come first serve basis with a limit of ten (10) persons per timeframe.  Brochures outlining the services of the department will take the place of the usual on-site new employee orientation until further notice.

Change of Position or Change of Employer applicants can collect their work permits on Fridays.  Persons will be processed on a first come first serve basis as only ten (10) persons at a time will be allowed in the lobby. These applicants must also ensure that they have a valid immigration stamp in their passports and be prepared to pay for their work permits prior to collection.

Author

Paul Bridgewater

Information Officer I (Ag.)
Department of Information and Public Relations
Telephone:468-3333
Email: Pbridgewater@gov.vg

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