On Amendments to the Decree of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan Dated December 15, 2016 No. 802
In Decree of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated December 15, 2016 No. 802 “On approval of the Rules for establishing a quota for attracting foreign labor to the Republic of Kazakhstan and its distribution between regions, cities of republican significance, the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan, determining the list of persons whose labor activity does not need permission of local executive bodies to attract foreign labor, and invalidating some decisions of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan” amendments were made to the list of persons whose work does not require a permit.
So, according to the updated Rules, foreigners who have received an investor visa, with the exception of family members, as well as dependents, are exempted from the need obtaining permission from local executive bodies to attract foreign labor.
Please note that this list also includes:
- working as the first managers of branches or representative offices of foreign legal entities, as well as the first managers of Kazakh legal entities and their deputies with a 100% foreign participation in their authorized capital;
- working as the first heads of organizations that have concluded contracts with the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the amount of investments in the monetary equivalent of more than 50 million US dollars, and the first heads of legal entities of the Republic of Kazakhstan that carry out investment activities in priority activities and have concluded a contract with the authorized investment body.