ANNOUNCEMENT 05 Nov 2008

In November 2008, the government of Colombia announced a change for the labour market access of foreign workers.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (5 November 2008). Resoluci?n 5707 del 5 de noviembre 2008.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (4 March 2009). Resoluci?n 0928 del 4 de marzo de 2009.


Inception date: 11 Dec 2008 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Labour market access

On 5 November 2008, the Colombian government passed a resolution granting visa-free entry to citizens of 17 countries. Colombian visa regulations then exempted a total of 87 jurisdictions from restrictions on tourist, academic and temporary visas, with Estonia, Hungary, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates being among the newly affiliated.
 
On 4 March 2009, the government extended this visa-free entry to Russian citizens.

AFFECTED SECTORS

 
N/A

AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
N/A