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Revision to Work Permit Policy: Closed Categories Jobs

Revision to Work Permit Policy: Closed Categories Jobs

The Department of Immigration wishes to advise the public of the following additions to the list of occupational categories that are now included under Closed Category Jobs per Section 3.6 of the currently published Work Permit Policy. 
The following job categories will be added to the closed job categories effective immediately and until April 30, 2021. This shall apply to new work permit applications only and will not affect work permit renewals of existing permits:

Bank Teller
General Bartender
Commercial Cleaner
Fisherman
Travel Agent/Consultant
Administrative Assistant
Room Attendant
Kitchen Porter
Dish/Pot Washer
Kitchen Assistant (or similar)
Tennis Instructors
Golf Instructors
Handyman
Reporters/Journalists
HR Officer/Manager
Recruiter
Customer Car/Service Rep
Seasonal Work Permits
Interns
Carpet Installer
Entertainer/Musician
Technician salesperson
General Carpenter
Landscape Gardener (entry level)
Photographer
Waiter/Server
Personal/Executive Assistant
Barber
Senior Clerk
Warehouse Clerk
Security guard
Laundry Attendant
Real estate agent
Teaching Aide
Para professional
Legal executive
Librarian
Public Relations officer
Child care assistant
Electrician
Plumber

By way of reference, the following are the current Closed Category Jobs that were already included in Section 3.6 of the Work Permit Policy, and these will remain unchanged:

Airline Ground Agent
Retail Floor Supervisor
General Labourer
Office Receptionist
Painter
Salesperson
Tourist Retail Salesperson
Taxi Driver
Wallpaper Technician
Grocery Packer
Cashier
Courier
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