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Domestic Helper In Hong Kong Receives Bahamas Work Permit

Feb 14, 2008
There is an increasing trend among wealthy Bahamian household in hiring a live-in maid from overseas. One sample case is a retired couples in their 50's who found 1MaidHK.com and placed a live-in maid job order.

The job offer was too hard for any filipina domestic helper in Hong Kong to resist. It consists of 5-day work, free food, accommodation and airticket to Bahamas and four weeks paid annual leave upon completion of 2 years contract. And the good news is that the much awaited Bahamas work permit has finally been approved.

One of the filipina domestic helper working in Hong Kong who applied for the live-in maid position is now very excited to work in Bahamas after receiving the work permit and air ticket from her Bahamas employer. "Don't easily give up amidst trial, grab every job opportunity for your family's future and apply through a reliable agency like World Champ International Employment Agency", Lorena says.

The employer filed the live-in maid application in Bahamas and part of the requirement is to show that there is no suitable Bahamian candidate for the position. They also include a newspaper advertising. It took approximately 5-6 months for the Bahamas work permit to be processed from the time the job offer was confirmed. Work permit fees range between $350 to $10,000 per year depending on the category. For the live-in maid category, $650 was paid by the employer for the work permit fee.

Bahamas work permit is light yellow green in color, approximately 5 inches x 7.75 inches in size and valid for one year from the date of issue. The top of the work permit read as "Permit to engage in gainful occupation". It also contain information such as employer's name, employer's residence address, live-in maid's name, job position as well as the applicant's photo.

Those who are planning to enter through USA enroute to Bahamas is required to apply for a transit visa. The procedure and requirements is actually the same as US non-immigrant visa application. Inorder to avoid the transit visa problem, some Bahamas employer has to face the fact of buying a more expensive ticket from HK via London enroute to Bahamas.

Indeed the power of internet marketing cannot be underestimated. Many job opportunity awaits many Filipino maids in Hong Kong who are willing to face the challenges of a new culture and environment by internet posting in 1MaidHK.com - one of Hong Kong's most powerful domestic helper online platform !
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