What is the Difference Between Visa and Work Permit ?
a non- immigrant [ a temporary stay as a tourist , businessman or student] visa depends only on your citizenship.
an immigrant visa [ going permanently to another country to live ] depends on your citizenship and some times the citizenship of your spouse.
a permit is an endorsement granted by authorized that denotes an application hasbeen examined and appoved for the bearer to reside, work or study for a length of time after entry to the country that issue it and before the visa"s validity expires.
Visa is a permission given by Government.
1. A Visa is a travel document to enter into the country whereas a work permit is a job authorization letter from any company.
2. Visa and work permit expiry and renewal need very critical attention.
3. Immigration visas, businessmen and study visas have greater benefits than work permit but they are more expensive.
4. Work permits are distributed free. Some companies would even pay all the expenses for their quali ...more