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Foreign workers to be attracted for a period of not more than 3 years within intra-corporate transfer – MHSD of Kazakhstan

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by October 11, 2016 Health

It should be noted that Kazakhstan has coordinated consolidated WTO commitments in the field of attracting foreign labor. Attracting of foreign workers will be carried out only in those sectors that will determine the government of Kazakhstan.

“Foreign workers, transferred within the framework of intra-corporate transfer, will get permission for the period of stay, specified in the employment contract, but not more than three years with the right to renew it at most once every 12 months,” reported in MHSD of Kazakhstan.

In addition, permission to employ such workers will be issued without the quota.

“In this case, the employer will be required to abide by the terms of local content in specialists, that is, the number of foreign workers being transferred as part of internal corporate transfers shall not exceed 50% of Kazakhstan citizens,” the ministry informed.

It is worth emphasizing that the local content in personnel does not apply to foreign workers for manager position. When issuing permits to local executive body, the employer will have a special consent conditions: training, retraining, advanced training of Kazakhstani personnel, as well as the creation of additional jobs for Kazakh citizens.

It should be noted that Kazakhstan has coordinated consolidated WTO commitments in the field of attracting foreign labor. Attracting of foreign workers will be carried out only in those sectors that will determine the government of Kazakhstan.

“Foreign workers, transferred within the framework of intra-corporate transfer, will get permission for the period of stay, specified in the employment contract, but not more than three years with the right to renew it at most once every 12 months,” reported in MHSD of Kazakhstan.

In addition, permission to employ such workers will be issued without the quota.

“In this case, the employer will be required to abide by the terms of local content in specialists, that is, the number of foreign workers being transferred as part of internal corporate transfers shall not exceed 50% of Kazakhstan citizens,” the ministry informed.

It is worth emphasizing that the local content in personnel does not apply to foreign workers for manager position. When issuing permits to local executive body, the employer will have a special consent conditions: training, retraining, advanced training of Kazakhstani personnel, as well as the creation of additional jobs for Kazakh citizens.

Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan

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