According to the changes to the Work Permit Rules coming into force on 28 April 2018, CEOs and their deputies in Kazakhstan-based companies with 100% foreign ownership will be exempt from work permit requirement.

At the same time, please kindly note that for the purposes of such CEOs and their deputies to apply for work visas, they will still need to obtain a special letter from the competent authority confirming the exception.

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