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Vanuatu To Join The World’s Optical Fibre Internet Backbone

As part of the Government Vanuatu’s commitment to encourage the development of e-business and IT infra- structure, the Vanuatu Government has thrown it’s full support behind the current Joint Venture project between Interchange Limited, a Vanuatu local IT company and Alcatel-Lucent, the giant French telecommunications company to deploy Vanuatu’s first international submarine cable system linking Port Vila, the capital of Vanuatu, to Suva, Fiji.

Scheduled for completion in mid 2012, this new system will deliver faster, more efficient and cost-effective Internet connectivity to the pacific island nation, while removing the current dependence on satellite and strengthening Vanuatu’s competitive position as an e-business hub.

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Work Permit application

 

New Application (Permanent) will require the following supporting documents:

  • 2 passport size photos;
  • Cover Letter Explanation;
  • Qualifications and References;
  • Copy of Written Contract;
  • Letter of Job Description;
  • Identification of a local counterpart;
  • Counterpart’s Training Plan;


There has been changes recently and the cost of the Application Fee itself is now VT20,000.  The application is then screened and is approved provided ALL requirements are in place.  We receive notice from the department of Labour that the Work Permit has been approved.  We then pay VT330,000 being for the Work Permit Tax.


Moores Rowland can also assist with the preparation of the Work Permit Exemption Applications and the Temporary Work Permit Applications.


Exemption Work Permit Application will require the following supporting documents:-

  • Cover Letter Explanation;
  • Copy of Flight Itinerary;
  • Copy of Passport;
  • Letter from Vanuatu Immigration Services; (approving Business Visa)
  • Copy of Residence Permit.
  • Fees of VT40,000


Temporary Work Permit Application will require the following supporting documents:-

  • Cover Letter Explanation;
  • Copy of Flight Itinerary;
  • Copy of Passport;
  • Letter from Vanuatu Immigration Services; (approving Business Visa)
  • Fees of VT40,000


Exemption Work Permit and Temporary Work Permit are approved based on the approval of Business Visa application from the Vanuatu department of Immigration.


NEW Work Permit applications will need a good screening by the Labour Department selection panel.  It will usually take a week to approve, provided all information and requirements are provided by the applicant.


The RENEWAL Work Permit applications are easy processing; as long as all information and requirements required by the department of Labour are provided by the applicant.


Moores Rowland Vanuatu can assist with these applications and liaise with the relevant authorities on your behalf.