If you have ever thought about migrating to another country, make a new life and especially extend yourself in the labor and professional field, every immigrant should have what is called a work permit. A work permit is allowed to take a job within a foreign country. It may also be allowed to minors allowing them to work legally under child labor laws. Within an industry, a work permit may be required to perform certain functions within a factory outside normal operational tasks (such as maintenance tasks) – in some places they might be called Permit to Work (PTW).

Our company, with more than 20 years of experience, has offered a large number of clients legal services to obtain the work permit for Panama, Belize, British Islands and other jurisdictions of high reputation. The procedure for obtaining this essential document may vary in different ways for each region or country.

To cite the example of Panama, the most requested work permits are those of Professional Activities whose careers are not reserved for nationals and on the other hand, the Residence of Employment that requires that the applicant must be hired by a company within the 10% or 15% (technicians) Of the Panamanian payroll. At the time of approval of the Immigrant Visa, the foreigner receives a temporary residency identification card valid for two years. Once the 2 years ends, a month before the expiration of the Provisional Residence Permit the petitioner should file the Permanent Residence application.

If you want legal advice to obtain the work permit in Panama or another of our jurisdictions, you can contact us for free. Our team will assist you in all your doubts.