At-a-glance guide to business visas vs. work permits

Assessing whether an employee can travel internationally simply on a business visa or whether they require a work authorization is a common but vital question in global mobility.

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While business visas are often faster and less expensive than an arduous (and possibly expensive) work authorization process, misuse of these visas can have serious consequences for the foreign national and their employer alike. To make these assessments even more complicated, each country has its own set of “permissible business activities” that can vary greatly from country-to-country.Pro-Link GLOBAL has produced a reference sheet that gives a better understanding of what constitutes “business” vs. “work” activities and provides a baseline of what to ask potential business travellers.Pro-LinkGLOBAL image Visas vs Permits info sheet 

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