Work Permits

The possibilities of work across the globe are endless. Antigua and Barbuda is not short of business opportunity; and whether your Caribbean break urged you to turn this holiday destination to a temporary residence or if it’s a spur of the moment adventure; you may need to work to make your trip feasible. Getting yourself a valid work permit while looking for work in Antigua and barbuda is vital if you’re looking to stay out of trouble – get in touch with Relocate Antigua is a smart decision in any case.

A work permit allows you to legally look for work as well as take on any local work that comes your way. Self-employed individuals looking to work from Antigua and Barbuda will also need a valid work permit. There are a few points which you should be aware of when seeking work in Antigua and Barbuda; firstly work permits are granted by the Employment Service of the Labour Department of Antigua and Barbuda, you will have to;

  • Only apply for jobs advertised locally.
  • Accept that your interviewer will need to interview local candidates and verify that you were a better fit. Local employment is promoted by the government of Antigua and Barbuda.
  • Provide documents for general KYC and AML procedures – if successful your application will be valid for a year.
  • Apply for a local national social security number and pay a visit to the Immigration Department to validate your permit.

Once all these matters are handled, you will be able to apply for work. There is no guarantee in finding and securing employment in Antigua and Barbuda; but the experience could be a journey you’re willing to explore.

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If you’re looking for a more permanent and steady sort of business venture; you might be interested in branchin out on your own and starting up a business in Antigua and Barbuda; speak to one of the experienced advisors at Relocate Antigua to find out more.

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