Pro-Link GLOBAL reports on the key changes to immigration in Turkey, Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Netherlands and Madagascar.
Turkey: Electronic Pre-Application for Consular Visas Now Required
Effective January 5, 2016, applicants filing for Turkish visas must first submit all their application data online through the “Pre-Application System for Turkish Sticker Visa” program (here). This change affects all Turkish consular visa categories including, but not limited to, business; work; and Assembly, Maintenance and Service (AMS) visas. Applicants eligible for Turkish E-Visas are not affected by these new procedures.
Immigration Changes from Around the World
GLOBAL: Several Countries Announce Changes to 2016 Minimum Salary Requirements
The beginning of 2016 brought forth several changes to the minimum salary thresholds for local and foreign employees around the globe. The following minimum salary changes have been made and are effective as of January 1, 2016: