By KTA Compliance Team, Partner
Israel has strict immigration laws that must be adhered to in order to maintain compliance. As an employer or individual working with foreign nationals in Israel, it is important to understand and follow these laws to avoid penalties and fines.
One of the most important aspects of immigration compliance in Israel is obtaining the proper B-1 work visas for foreign employees. This includes obtaining a work permit for foreign employee, as well as a visa for them to enter the country. Employers must also ensure that the foreign employee’s work permit is up to date and that they are not working in violation of the terms of their visa.
Another important aspect of immigration compliance in Israel is ensuring that foreign employees are paid the same wages and benefits as Israeli citizens. Employers must also provide safe and healthy working conditions for their foreign employees, as outlined in Israeli labor laws.
In addition to these requirements, employers must also maintain accurate records of their foreign employees’ work and immigration status. This includes keeping track of the employee’s work permit expiration date and ensuring that they are renewing it in a timely manner. Employers must also notify the relevant authorities of any changes in the employee’s work status, such as if they are terminated or change jobs.
In order to stay compliant with immigration laws in Israel, it is important to stay informed about the latest developments and requirements. Employers can consult with Kan-Tor & Acco attorneys to ensure that they are meeting all necessary regulations.
By understanding and following these laws, employers and individuals can ensure that they are operating in compliance with immigration laws in Israel and avoid penalties and fines.