Work Permit Applications

Requisite Procedures For Processing Work Permits In The Republic Of South Sudan

A work permit is a legal document that allows a foreigner to legally streamline his or her employment/work status in the Republic of South Sudan. It is issued by the National Ministry of Labor (Department of Alien Employment).

Procedures for processing a work permit are as follow:-

  • Alien should apply to the ministry for issuance of work permit
  • An application form is issued for the alien to fill (cost of application) form is $ 100. The applicant should be in possession of a valid passport and not expire during the year of application.
  • The application contains particulars pertaining to the alien and should be filled completely
  • It is also required that while submitting the field application for the following requirement must be attached depending on the category of occupation of the Alien :-
  • Institution /Business Letter head application
  • Two passport size Photos ( With White Background )
  • Valid passport copy
  • Entry Visa
  • Smart Card color copy (Renewals)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Academic Certificates
  • Certificate of Incorporation /Registration Certificate
  • Institution/Business Tax Identification Certificate
  • Trade License and Operation License
  • Memorandum of understanding ( First and Last Page)
  • Contract Document
  • CID Clearance Certificate
  • Interpol Certificate
  • NGO Operation License
  • RRC Clearance /Recommendation Letter
  • USAID Document
  • Oil and gas service companies registration
  • Approval From the Ministry of Health
  • Bank operation License
  • Security Operation Permit
  • Religious Certificate
  • This is then reviewed and checked by inspectors and the data provided is entered into the system for processing
  • Once processing, a payment voucher is produced for the alien to pay the required work permit fee to the prescribed bank account for non-oil revenue
  • One payment is done, the bank issues receipt therefor which serves as proof for payment
  • On presentation of the bank receipt, the inspectors make the final verification and a work permit smart card is issued to the alien with a validity of one year from the date of issuance.


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