The immigration newsletter is brought to you by our International Assignment Services' specialist Global Visa Services team in the Asia Pacific region. In this issue, we focus on a number of immigration regulatory updates across the Asia-Pacific region.
Topics covered in this issue include:
- Singapore announced the increase in work pass administrative fees and witnessed a rise in the number of rejected Permanent Resident applications;
- India clarified the scope of the term "salary" for granting of Employment Visa;
- New Zealand implemented a range of new biometric security measures, made further enhancements to improve the immigration website and introduced fee changes for certain applications; and
- Thailand extended the services available at a number of immigration offices due to the recent floods.