Grenada: The Ministry of Legal Affairs, Labour and Consumer Affairs reminded the general public of the requirements to successfully process applications for work permits.
Pursuant to the Foreign Nationals and Commonwealth Citizens (Employment) Act, Chapter 115 of the 2010 Revised Laws of Grenada and SR & O No, 24 of 2017, documents to be submitted by New Applicants are as follows:
Additional Notes of Importance:
- Registration/Certificate for medical practitioners and allied health workers Must be attached on submission of application.
- Applications will not be processed for the following: Persons who are illegally in the country unless their status is regularized and holders of a Visitor Visa.
- All employment positions for which an application for a work permit is being made Must be advertised for three consecutive weeks before making applications. Proof of advertisement must be attached to the application.
The government stated that they had issued notice is hereby given that, to ensure legal compliance and to uphold the integrity of the work permit regime, applications submitted that do not meet these requirements will not be approved.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Forestry, Fisheries and Cooperatives of Grenada wishes to advise the farming and Fishing communities that the meeting for selecting the Senate Representative for Agriculture and Fisheries, originally scheduled for 3 pm, Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at the Deluxe Cinema in Grenville, St. Andrew, has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances.
The meeting will be held Monday, August 22 2022, beginning at 3:00 pm. The Ministry will provide an alternative venue for effectuating this very important exercise within the next 12 to 24 hours.
Additional information on the process for effecting the election of the Agriculture and Fisheries Representative will also be communicated to our stakeholders in our next communique on this matter.
The Ministry of Agriculture expresses its sincerest apologies to our valued stakeholders and the public at large for this inconvenience.