Commentary

11. Work permit assessment tool

Jamaica
Jamaica | Commentary

11. Work permit assessment tool

Jamaica | Commentary

11.     Work permit assessment tool

This tool is intended to be an easy reckoner for assessing the likelihood of requiring a work permit when sending an employee to Jamaica. It does not consider other types of entry visas and it is not intended to be comprehensive. Please see 9.1 for more on work permits and its links to further details. This is intended to be an initial analysis tool only.

Note that if a foreign company wishes to apply for a work permit for an employee being sent to work in Jamaica, the foreign employer must register in Jamaica (see 9.1).

A – Is the employee intending to visit in Jamaica for 30 days (whether continuously or not), in any one calendar, and are they a writer, journalist, broadcaster, sculptor or painter (but not industrial painter)?

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