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Argentina
Envoy Global, Inc.
The government of Argentina will introduce a new six-month work permit for remote workers on 21 May 2022. Entry visa-exempt foreign nationals who are employed by a company outside of Argentina will be eligible for this short-term work permit.
Brazil
Envoy Global, Inc.
The government of Brazil introduced new identity cards and passports on 27 June 2022. The previous national identity cards (Registro Geral) will be gradually replaced by the new National ID Card...
Envoy Global, Inc.
The government of Brazil will introduce a new temporary visa and residence permit option for foreign nationals performing remote work for a foreign company in Brazil
Chile
lus Laboris
Chile has introduced a complete overhaul of its immigration system, with consequences for employers.
Envoy Global, Inc.
Amendments made to the immigration laws in Chile 
Mayer Brown
On February 15, 2022, the Chilean government issued an extension of its border restrictions through the end of March 2022.
Colombia
Envoy Global, Inc.
The government of Colombia introduced several new visa types and changes to its immigration laws that will be implemented on 22 October 2022.
Envoy Global, Inc.
The government of Colombia will introduce a remote work visa beginning 22 October 2022. Eligible applicants will need...
Envoy Global, Inc.
The government of Colombia created the Andean Migrant Visa and the Andean Resident Visa. Citizens entering from Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru will be eligible for these visa types...
Costa Rica
Envoy Global, Inc.
Costa Rica reduced the period of stay for visa-exempt nationals traveling for the purpose of business or tourism.
Mayer Brown
As of July 2022, Costa Rica officially opened the application process for the country's new remote worker visa under the immigration category "Stay (Estancia) for Remote Workers and Service Providers."
Dominican Republic
Envoy Global, Inc.
The government of the Dominican Republic will establish E-Passport application stations around the world for Dominican citizens abroad.
Guyana
Envoy Global, Inc.
On 6 March 2022, the government of Guyana removed the requirement to complete the COVID-19 passenger locator form for all travelers entering the country.
Mexico
Fakhoury Global Immigration
This process eliminates the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA), allowing Brazilians with regular passports to travel to Mexico for tourist, business, and cultural purposes.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Effective August 18, 2022, the above-mentioned consular visitor visa must be processed and obtained at any Mexican consulate abroad.
Envoy Global, Inc.
The government of Mexico will extend the working hours of 57 consular offices in the United States and Canada beginning 14 May 2022 to accommodate increased volume of immigration document requests.
Envoy Global, Inc.
New online pre-registration system introduced for travelers arriving in Mexico from Colombia
Peru
Envoy Global, Inc.
The government of Peru will open 200 additional daily appointments to carry out passport processing at the National Superintendency of Migrations headquarters beginning on 25 May 2022.
Envoy Global, Inc.
90-day extension to applications to be submitted for a Temporary Permanence Permit Card...
Envoy Global, Inc.
The Mercosur Agreement was implemented in 2009 with the intention of managing intra-regional migration throughout South America.
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