The BI just released below Operations Orders affecting Work Permits:
- Operations Order JHM 2019-008 Implementing Rules on SWP & PWP
- Operations Order JHM-2019-009 TIN in Visa & Work Permit Applications
Likewise, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Immigration (BI), and Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) released its Joint Guidelines No. 01 Series of 2019: Guidelines on the Issuance of Work Employment Permits to Foreign Nationals.
The above Orders and Guidelines were published on newspapers of general circulation on July 1, 2019 and shall be effective fifteen (15) days from said date. While the said documents are not yet available in the BI’s website as of this writing, advance copies were already shared to our clients for reference.
This is a developing news. Fernando Lagman & Avenida Law Offices is closely monitoring the developments of this issue. We will update this article as soon as possible.