Article 11 - Residence permit
(1) Within five (5) working days of the arrival of the
QFC Employee in the State the Employer
shall apply to the Immigration Office for a State residence permit for the QFC Employee
using the application form provided by the Immigration Office. The documents required in
support of such an application shall be those identified for this purpose by the Immigration
QFC Employee shall complete a medical examination at a hospital designated by the
Immigration Office and must have his fingerprints taken at the Immigration Office on the
date and at the time specified by the Immigration Office.
(3) Absent any disqualifying information, the residence permit shall be issued within five (5) working days of the date of the completion of the matters specified in Article 11(2) and in no event shall it extend past ten (10) working days of the filing of the application, provided the
QFC Employee has provided all necessary information and completed all necessary
(4) The Immigration Office shall notify the Employer when the residence permit has been issued to its
QFC Employee. The duration of the residence permit will be for three (3)
years provided that his passport remains valid during that period.
(5) The Employer shall apply to the Immigration Office to renew an expired residence permit on behalf of a