PR – The Ministry of Legal Affairs, Labour and Consumer Affairs wishes to remind the general public of the requirements to successfully process applications for work permits.
Pursuant to the Foreign Nationals and Commonwealth Citizens (Employment) Act, Chapter 115 of the 2010 Revised Laws of Grenada and SR&O No. 24 of 2017, documents to be submitted by New Applicants are as follows:
|Completed application forms, in duplicate, with company stamp affixed.||Two (2) letters of professional references from previous employer or reputable citizen (if no previous employer).|
|Copy of Passport, which includes the Bio-data page and details of the last date of arrival/extension.||Copy of Proof of Finance/Bank Statement from reputable bank.|
|Two (2) passport sized photos, with applicant’s name written in block letters at the back.||Copy of Business Registration or Company Incorporation.|
|Letter from employer addressed to the Permanent Secretary.||Tax obligation status from the Inland Revenue Division.|
|Police Record/Clearance must be ORIGINAL, from the country of residence for the preceding six (6) months.||Certificate of Compliance/Registration from the NIS.|
|Notarized copies of certificates of qualification.|
Additional Notes of Importance:
⮚ Registration/Certificate for medical practitioners and allied health workers MUST be attached on submission of application.
⮚ Applications will NOT be processed for the following: Persons who are illegally in the country unless status is regularized; and holders of a Visitor Visa.
⮚ All employment positions for which an application for a work permit is being made MUST be advertised for three (3) consecutive weeks before making applications. Proof of advertisement must be attached to the application.
NOTICE is hereby given that, to ensure legal compliance and to uphold the integrity of the work permit regime, applications submitted that do not meet these requirements will not be approved.