Ministerial Decision 157/2020 amends Article 24 of the Executive Regulations of the Foreigners’ Residence Act in which it states: “A foreigner’s residence permit may be transferred from one employer to another, given that they have acquired a license to recruit workers, provided that proof of end or termination of contract is submitted, and evidence indicating the approval of the competent government authority on the second employer’s contract with the foreigner, in according with the regulations specific to the competent authority. The transfer of the residency of the foreigner entails the transfer of the residency of his family members to the second employer when the necessary conditions for their residency are fulfilled.”

Date Adopted / Created / Concluded
Thematic Area
Labour Migration
Labour Force Nationalization
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