•Effective immediately, subcontractors' employers must sponsor work visa applications for their own employees, where previously it was understood that the subcontractors' host company could sponsor
The Israeli Ministry of Interior has clarified certain conditions regarding Hi-Tech (HIT) visa applicants seeking to sponsor their spouse's dependent B-1 general work visa.
Israeli consulates in China, Turkey and India have resumed processing visa applications after processing was suspended on June 26, 2019.
Applicants can apply for a STEP visa at the Israeli consular post in their country of residence or work.
This type of visa does not allow the foreign national to work in Israel.
Israeli high-tech companies are currently experiencing a labor shortage of about 8,000 workers a year.
Accordingly, it is recommended to pre-plan these procedures as soon as possible.
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co
The process of issuing a permit to employ a foreign expert is complex and often takes a significant period of time. In addition, this process involves significant expenses for the employer.
Green and Spiegel LLP
An important new source for foreign investment immigration is now about to take hold.