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Recent Developments on Temporary Work Permit Visa

Recent Developments on Temporary Work Permit Visa

This article examines some recent developments with respect to the issuance and utilization of TWP visas and its implications for all stakeholders.

Wale Ajayi

Partner, Tax, Regulatory and People Services

KPMG in Nigeria


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Recent Developments on Temporary Work Permit Visa

Foreign nationals come to Nigeria for various reasons, such as tourism, training/conference/seminars or business. Those that come for business may be here either for short or long term. Companies or organizations that wish to engage expatriates on a long term basis will need to utilize the expatriate quota option. However, any foreign national that intends to work in Nigeria on a short term basis needs to obtain a Temporary Work Permit (TWP) visa.

Consequently, organizations in Nigeria requiring the services of qualified and highly skilled expatriate personnel to carry out specialized assignments, including after sales installations, maintenance, repair of machines and equipment, training, auditing of accounts, short term research work, among other work related assignments for short term duration, have regularly utilized TWP visa.

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