Permits and citizenship

Asylum seeker’s right to work in seasonal work

The legislation on an asylum seeker’s right to work has been temporarily amended from 29 June 2020 until 31 October 2020. The amendment will temporarily extend an asylum seeker’s right to work in fields that offer seasonal work.

The amendment applies to work in fields offering seasonal work, i.e. in tasks in agriculture, forestry, horticulture or fisheries.

See our customer bulletin: Asylum seeker: the temporary extension of the right to work in fields that offer seasonal work ends on 31 October 2020