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WPK company has been professionally advising and accompanying its clients on visa and migration issues
for 19 years
Work permits
For recruiting a foreign citizen, an employer is required to issue a corresponding work permit. In order to protect the local labor market, the Government approved the rules and conditions for issuing work permits, including the qualification requirements (education, experience) of foreign workers involved.

WPK company advises clients on the entire foreign worker applying process: compliance with qualifications and job responsibilities, applications preparation and related documents for obtaining / renewing a permit, making employment contract, timely reports submission and an annual quota application.

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Visa to Kazakhstan
Depending on citizenship, a foreigner may need a visa for entrance in Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan visas are issued by availability of receiving entity invitation with the visa support number of the migration service.

WPK company professionally advises clients on obtaining business and work visas, compliance with conditions of foreigners arrival/departure and residence, according with visas categories.

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Schengen, UK, US visas
Visa issues are always important for the companies which regularly second their employees abroad for advanced professional trainings, internship, business meetings, etc.

Each Embassy has its own requirements for processing visas. Contact WPK consultants to receive up-to-date information and obtain visas to Schengen, UK, USA and other countries.

India, USA, Saudi Arabia
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Processing temporary residence permit, submission of notification
Inviting party / employer is obligated to control timely registration and departure of invited foreign workers, family members and guests, their entry and residence.

WPK consultants provide a client with supporting by required terms of legal residence for foreigners, passport registration, migration service notification of arrival, including termination and process an exit visa.

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Residence permit
Residence permit (pink card) is a document, which confirms the right of a long-term residence of a foreign citizen in the Republic of Kazakhstan. Residence permit is issued to a foreigner for the duration of the passport (10 years maximum) and ensures him/her a number of rights, including the right to leave / enter the country without visa, to carry out work / entrepreneurial activities, to purchase real estate, transport and etc.

WPK consults the clients on the residence permit application process in Kazakhstan. Our consultants will familiarize you with the specifics of the process, perform assessment on compliance of a foreigner with the main requirements and conditions for receiving the residence permit, including family members.
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Apostille & Legalization
In order to make an official document of foreign origin valid in the Republic of Kazakhstan, it shall be apostilled or legalized in advance in the country of issue. For example, to obtain a work permit in Kazakhstan, an employer shall submit foreign worker diploma with an apostille mark or consular legalization.

WPK has professional experience of documents apostilization (diplomas, certificates, marriage certificates, child birth) in the USA, Australia, Great Britain and other European countries.

In the case of consular documents legalization, our specialists represent the clients interests in embassies of foreign countries, including that located in Moscow.

China, Philippines, Qatar, Canada
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Establishment of the company with foreign shares
Foreign citizens willing to run a business in Kazakhstan may establish their own company in the form of a limited liability partnership (LLP) or join the shareholders list of the duly existing company in Kazakhstan. For this purpose, a foreigner, as a shareholder, is required to obtain a business-immigrant visa of С5 category in accordance with the Law on migration of population.

C5 business-immigrant visa is issued for the period of up to 2 years with further extension and allows the foreign citizens to legally perform business and entrepreneurial activities in the Republic of Kazakhstan. In practice, absence of such visa will lead to rejection of incorporation of a legal entity.

Our consultants assist with obtaining C5 business-immigrant visa, preparing the package of required documents to the state authorities and migration service as well as provide full support at all stages of the company registration at the Department of Justice and Public Service Center, including opening a bank account.
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Police clearance certificate
Police clearance certificate may become necessary for the foreigners who worked in Kazakhstan and plan to move to another country to work. Also this certificate is required for citizens of Kazakhstan when departing to another country for the reason of work, study, permanent residence or long business trip.

WPK provides services on preparation and submission of documents required for receiving police clearance certificate on a full scale and in due time.
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Return of pension savings
Foreigners with the residence permits in Kazakhstan can carry out work activities, for which pension contributions are made. In accordance with the Pension Law, they have right to make a refund (withdrawal) of their pension savings.

The return of pension savings can be made only if the residence permit is handed over / cancelled and also upon provision of the documents, which confirm the departure of a foreigner for permanent residence outside the Republic of Kazakhstan. Withdrawal is usually made within 10 business days since submission of an application to the United Accumulative Pension Fund (UAPF).

WPK accompanies foreign citizens on the return of their pension savings in the Republic of Kazakhstan, represents their interests in the UAPF on the basis of a power of attorney. Our consultants will prepare all required package of documents on behalf of a foreigner for successful completion of the process and for well-timed crediting of funds to their personal accounts.

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Written requests to the state authorities
WPK provides services on preparation and submission of the written requests to the state authorities, receipt of the official responses and clarifications. When preparing a request, we always try to analyze and describe the nature of the problem, refer to the existing normative acts and take into account practice in the regions. Our consultants coordinate review and receipt of the response in due time, deliver a regular status updates for the client.

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Seminars and trainings
WPK company regularly conducts open and corporate seminars on the immigration legislation. Each seminar is held in the format of live communication, where WPK consultants share their professional experiences and case studies.

The seminars are recommended for specialists of HR, visa, legal services, industrial relations, local content departments and others.
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Training new employees
If your company has a necessity to train new or temporary employee, you may contact to WPK. Our consultants have an experience in staff training and can offer a 2-3-day course on visa and migration legislation with further remote support practice for 1-2 months.

We can also provide you with our specialist for the period of your employee absence. For example, a WPK consultant may substitute your employee during his or her regular labor, maternity leave, etc. In this case, you will not be obligated to recruit a temporary worker.
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Induction on the RoK migration rules for the foreign employees
In practice, the foreign employees commit administrative violations through lack of
knowledge or due to ignoring the migration rules. As a result, this leads to the administrative liability of both a foreigner and a host entity.

Induction on the migration rules is developed and based on practical knowledge and professional experience of the WPK consultants in the migration sphere. The purpose of briefing is to prevent negative consequences and risks of an employer / an inviting company from possible violations by the foreign employees during their arrival, departure and stay in the territory of the RoK.

Induction of the foreign workers is available in Russian and English and is conducted in the accessible form of dialogue when a foreign employee can ask a question and get an answer.
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NUR-SULTAN
43, Syganak str.
5th floor, Ansar BC
010000, Kazakhstan
Tel.: +7 (7172) 550-550
Mobile: +7 (701) 767-38-79
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ALMATY
150, Bogenbai batyr str.
9th floor, Kadam Invest BC
050012, Kazakhstan
Tel.: +7 (727) 244-75-71
Mobile: +7 (771) 786-80-25
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ATYRAU
23, Kulmanov str.
7th floor, Isker BC
060011, Kazakhstan
Tel.: +7 (7122) 27-00-33
Mobile: +7 (705) 500-58-86
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AKTAU
14 micr., 61 building
4th floor, Zvezda Aktau BC
130000, Kazakhstan
Tel.: +7 (7292) 47-00-91
Mobile: +7 (701) 951-26-79
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