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Colombia: Immigration updates for June 2014

Zone(s): Columbia ¦ Sector(s): Immigration

[20 June 2014, Global Employment Law]  By Littler Mendelson: The Littler Global office in Colombia issued a new newsletter providing important business immigration updates and an analysis of relevant business immigration laws for employers with personnel in Colombia to consider.  It includes:

  • Procedures to file the engagement letters to demonstrate that the foreign national is qualified to practice his/her profession in Colombia;
  • Eligibility for the technical visitor visa TP-13, for foreigners seeking to enter Colombia to provide specialized technical assistance;
  • Qualifications for the resident visa for persons who have renounced their Colombian nationality; and
  • Requirements to schedule an appointment in order to appear before the immigration government agency for visa processing.