KAZAKHSTAN – (June 9, 2017) – Quota applications due by end of July
Filing quota applications is an annual requirement for companies that rely on foreign workers for certain job categories
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What is the change? Companies in need of work permits for foreign workers in quota-subject job categories in 2018 should file their quota applications before Aug. 1.
What does the change mean? Companies should begin preparing their quota applications in order to meet the deadline.
Background: Filing a quota application is an annual requirement for companies that rely on foreign workers in job categories where quotas apply. Companies that do not file the applications cannot apply for work permits if quotas expire.
BAL Analysis: In addition to the mandatory quota application, employers are encouraged to file voluntary projections of their foreign labor needs for 2018 with the Department of Labor. This may allow them to receive priority consideration when additional quota numbers become available.
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