Aside from preparing yourself for the job, you would also need to prepare for the essential documents to submit for your visa application. Here in Seychelles, you are required to get GOP or Gainful Occupation Permit. This permit allows the holder to be sure that you will have an occupation once you are in the country. You must apply for your own, or if you are the employer, you would need to apply for it for your foreign workers. This application should be submitted to the Immigration Office together with the approval letter from the Investment Bureau to prove that your project was approved.
There is a processing fee that you needed to pay for the permit. However, the immigration office will take into consideration the following accounts before they grant the permit:
If you think that you are highly qualified on those mentioned above, then there is no problem for you to secure a permit. Since the government is also considering the well-being of the applicant, then you must already expect that you will undergo a series of tests for the medical requirements.
Medical examinations will never be required if it is not important. Well, not just to know whether the applicant is fit to do the job, but it is for the benefit of others. What if that person has a contagious disease? No one wants to risk of other people. This is the reason why employers and foreign countries have strict guidelines for visa application. Just like you, they are also thinking of the possible risks, if any, and the sake of their people.
Just like in other countries, if you are traveling for Seychelles for your work, then you must work on the requirements for your work visa. Their medical requirements include a physical examination as well as the following:
Aside from these tests, you will also be asked regarding your current and past medical history.
The process still not ends there. After securing the needed documents for your GOP, you still need to work on other requirements. This will include taking a group bank guarantee, the work contract (Seychelles’ Employment Department should attest this) and security bond coming from the local bank. The security bond will also help to determine what country the applicant came from. If you are working under the ITZ or the International Trade Zone, you also need to secure a permit and your family will also benefit from this permit.
With the requirements, you can notice that the Seychelles government are careful in selecting the people that they are welcoming in their territory to work. If you want to stay and work longer in this paradise, make sure to show your good character, and the good things will come next.
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