The Ministry of Health has announced that, effective June 27, foreign nationals who must pass a medical examination to obtain work-related documents must also pass a COVID-19 test.

Key Points:

  • Those applying for the following immigration documents must pass a COVID-19 test:
    • Work permits (WPs).
    • Work patents.
    • Temporary residence permit (TRPs).
    • Permanent residence permit (PRPs).

Additional information: At this time, foreign nationals working as HQS do not need to pass a medical examination to obtain their work permit, and thus, the requirement to pass a COVID-19 test should not apply to them. Please check Deloitte’s COVID-19 Digital Map, available here, for information on travel restrictions and immigration changes in other countries.

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