The validity of the residence permits of foreigners will be extended Until January 31, 2021, as set out in Resolution No. 15909 of the National Immigration Service, published Friday in the Official Gazette.
The document details that this extension applies to the following procedures: the permit card in process, provisional permit card, non-resident visas, Judicial Stay card, migratory regularization card and stay as tourism; All permits or stays that expire within the aforementioned period will not generate expiration penalties.
On the other hand, it also extends until January 31, 2021, the period in which permanent residents, who are outside the national territory, can remain so, without this situation leading to the sanction stipulated in Article 31, Numeral 3, of Decree Law No. 3 of February 22, 2020.
The Resolution indicates that these extensions are established after an analysis of the current situation generated by the COVID
-19 pandemic, which is still in place and taking into account that many countries still maintain their restrictive measures for international flights.