Time Frame To Transfer Visa After Serving Notice Period
Category: Legal

My notice period ends on Nov 30, 2019. After that how much time I will get to transfer my visa to another sponsor?

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Answer: According to the Labour Law when a company terminates the services of a worker it must give the worker adequate time to search for a new job and hence a new sponsor. Under the law the employer is also enjoined to give the worker at least a day off in a week during the notice period to look for a job. This not withstanding, we must point out that the law does not give you a blank cheque to unnecessarily delay with the transfer process under the pretext of still working for a job. By extension, the employer has to give you reasonable time after the expiry of the notice period to continue looking for a job if you could not land one during that period. In short there is no time frame spelt out in the Labour Law within which to complete the transfer process.



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