The General Public is hereby advised that under Statutory Instrument No. 31 of 2014, Citizens of Protocol Member States of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States Economic Union are no longer required to apply for a Work Permit to be employed in Antigua and Barbuda.
Further, current work permit holders will not be required to make applications for renewals of their work permits. Those individuals would be expected to approach the Immigration Department to regularize their status.
Work permit applications which were approved prior to July 2014 and remain uncollected should be collected from the Employment Unit of the Labour Department with the presentation of receipts of application or a valid passport soonest. Persons failing to come forward will be contacted by the Labour Department.