Somalia Immigration: Visa Requirements & Benefits
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Africa is the second largest continent in the world and has the world’s longest river – the Nile. The vast majority of the world's diamonds are mined in Africa.

Somalia is located in the Horn of Africa, and Mogadishu is its capital. Most people speak Arabic and Somali, the country’s official languages.


Somalia is known as a nation of poets, and the environment here is friendly and warm. The state has a stable economy, as classified by the United Nations. The majority of the population earns their money from agriculture or livestock.


The state exports a significant amount of gold, insect resins, oily seeds, and cotton to China, the UAE, Bulgaria, and Japan. Although the state is still developing, you can still work in various occupations.

Expats looking for jobs in Somalia must meet eligibility criteria to apply for a work permit. The work permit allows you to live and work in the state for 30 to 60 days, and then you can also apply for the renewal of the work permit before it expires.


The applicant must be traveling for genuine work purposes, along with all the essential requirements. You must submit your application and essential documents like:

If you have been recognized as an immigrant in Somalia, your family might be eligible for a reunion visa process. You can apply for unmarried children under 18, spouses, or parents residing in another state. To apply for the family reunion, you must submit the following:

If you have lived in the state for at least three years and have paid your taxes, you can apply for permanent residence. Once you have attained the permanent residence visa, you can live in the country for ten years and get the residency card.


To apply for permanent residence, you have to submit the following:

The global immigration department of Direct U.S. Immigration facilitates ambitious foreign nationals to immigrate to Somalia. Whether you want to acquire permanent residency in Somalia, reunite with your family, or immigrate as a skilled foreign worker, we provide expert supervision and application procedures throughout.


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