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Key Points

  • The deadline for employers to file quota applications to obtain work permits in 2022 is September 30, 2021
  • Quota applications must demonstrate the total amount of work permit holders the company employs and how many they intend to hire in 2022
  • Employers must file their quota applications with the appropriate employment agency in any region of Kazakhstan where their company operates


Employers in Kazakhstan must file all quota applications for quota-subject work permits for 2022 by September 30, 2021.

What Are the Changes?

Employers in Kazakhstan must apply for quotas for all intended work permit holders each year. This year, the deadline to file quota applications is September 30, 2021.

Looking Ahead

Employers who do not file a quota application prior to the September 30th deadline may not be eligible to hire foreign nationals in 2022. For more information about the requirements of filing quota applications, employers can visit this website.

Source: Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan

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