ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Apr 2013

In April 2013, the government of Bermuda announced a change for the labour market access of foreign workers.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 01 Apr 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Labour market access

On 22 April, the Government announced simplifications in its work permit scheme. The new policies include:
- Elimination of term limits

- Creation of 'Special Category Work Permits' that allow international firms to hire up to five overseas recruits without additional burdens
- Elimination of 'Business Visitor letters' for short term business trips

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