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Immigration 

Immigration Increases Fees for Services and Applications

The Immigration Department within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Trade will implement a new fee structure effective August 01, 2018. Chief Immigration Officer, Katrina Yearwood, said the fees were first approved by the Cabinet back on October 28, 2015, and after some delay the department will implement the fees from next month. She said this has become necessary as the department has seen a demand for its services and based on the need for more information to process applications, the department has had to employ additional staff thus…

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Immigration 

Immigration Department To Strengthen Border Management

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Trade is looking at ways to improve the country’s border security protocols in use at the nation’s several ports of entry. To this end, discussions are being held with a representative of Canadian Bank Notes (CBN) on how to make the system, currently being used by immigration officers, more efficient. CBN’s Regional Security Manager for Identification Systems, Emilie Capowshi, is in St John’s meeting with officials of the department to discuss their concerns. Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Trade Minister. E.P Chet Greene, met…

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