• Effective March 13, 2015, the following activities will no longer require the work permit previously mandated for even short-term business activities, known as the “urgent work permit”:
    • Attending a conference or seminar
    • Visiting businesses or engaging in discussions with customers
    • Attending exhibitions and trade shows
    • Attending lectures, educational forums, training programs and seminars as an audience participant
    • Attending board of directors meetings in his/her own company
  • Providing training, speaking at a conference and representing a company at a trade show, however, will still require an urgent work permit.