The Fiji Resort and Tourism Affiliation (FHTA) has lauded the choice by the Fiji Immigration Division to introduce a brand new coverage change for enterprise visas.
The Enterprise Visa has been re-introduced and now provides a couple of versatile choices of 14, 21 or 30 days for individuals who qualify.
This alteration of coverage was reportedly adopted in response to pressing requests from precedence sectors corresponding to tourism, building, manufacturing, maritime and agriculture, amongst others.
The brand new coverage additionally permits guests to transition to a short-term work allow whereas within the nation, enabling them to remain longer and take part in work-related actions.
Candidates can enter on the Enterprise/Customer Visa whereas they await approval for an already lodged work allow utility.
Chief government officer of the FHTA Fantasha Lockington mentioned: “There’s an pressing must step up work allow processing as employers wrestle to switch important segments of the Fijian workforce which are more and more enticed to work abroad.
“Extra flexibility in work allow choices can assist companies to step up their very own coaching packages, upskilling processes and substitute of key positions,” she added.
Ms Lockington additional acknowledged that the FHTA appreciates the Director of Immigration, Amelia Komaisavai’s, recognition and facilitation of pressing requests from precedence sectors, and the division’s dedication to supporting industries.