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BUSINESS IMMIGRATION

Posted By: Admin | 03.May.2016 |
There are three main categories of work authorization in Nigeria; as stated below:
  • Long Term Work Authorization "CERPAC" (one year)
  • Short Term Work Authorization "TWP" (Sixty Days)
  • ECOWAS Card (Two Years)

SHORT TERM WORKERS
A Temporary Work Permit (TWP) is applicable where a company in Nigeria intends to employ an expatriate employee to undertake short-term work. Companies that need to engage the services of foreigners for short assignments shall procure the TWP.

LONG TERM WORKERS
Companies that intend to hire expatriates are to apply for the grant of an expatriate quota and a business permit. These permits are issued by the Ministry of Interior, they allow a company registered in Nigeria to employ expatriates.

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