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Christophe Borgers

Hi Antonette, are you the only foreign teacher at your school? If not, they should have registered with the ministry of labor long time ago and it’s not a good sign that they haven’t taken care of this yet. An application for a “foreign quota approval” must be submitted by the school before any of their foreign staff can apply for a work permit. It’s the school’s responsibility. If you can’t wait for the school to get their things in order, then maybe you can try to apply as self-employed? I don’t know how strict the MOL is these days, but that used to work for some people i know before their employer applied for the quota approval.

Btw, I assume that the urgent need for a work permit is because you need to renew your business visa?