Immigrant Employment Certificate

An Immigrant Employment Certificate is required by an employer to employ immigrants in St Helena and can be valid for a period of one to five years.

An Immigrant Employment Certificate must be submitted to the Immigration Control Board who on receipt of an application must have regards to:

  • The condition of the local labour market generally and the extent of any specialist skills or experience which the prospective employer seeks to recruit
  • Ensuring that adequate arrangements are in place in relation to accommodation, health and welfare of employees, repatriation of each employee on completion of the period of employment
  • Is satisfied that it will not be in the public interest to do so
  • A fee is chargeable
  • Each immigrant employee must hold a Long Term Entry Permit and pass Points Based System

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