Work visa for Gibraltar?

  Phate 09:11 05 Jun 09
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Hi all - I wonder if you can help me.

I'm applying for a job in Gibraltar and was wondering if I needed a visa or work permit to take up employment there if I have a UK passport?

Thanks,

  laurie53 09:52 05 Jun 09

Gibraltar is a member of the EU.

All the Treaty provisions on the free movement of capital, services and persons apply to Gibraltar.

  sunnystaines 16:41 05 Jun 09

does the employer not know?

  sunnystaines 16:44 05 Jun 09

click here

half way down the link provided it say your ok.

  paddyjack 17:50 05 Jun 09

If you are British you do not need a work permit or visa, contrary to Laurie53 Gib is not part of the EU.

The best part about working in Gib is the cheap booze and ciggies.

And if you want to live even cheaper get your accommodation across the border in La Linnea.

Good luck hope you enjoy it their.

  Pine Man 17:59 05 Jun 09

Think again...Gibraltar is a part of the European Union, having joined under the British Treaty of Accession (1973), with exemption from some areas such as the Customs Union and Common Agricultural Policy...Unless, of course wikipedia is wrong.

  paddyjack 18:01 05 Jun 09

I stand corrected Pine Man

  laurie53 19:41 05 Jun 09

"Gibraltar entered the EU together with the United Kingdom upon its accession in 1973"

My apologies. Both my my quotes, the original and the one above, are from the Gibraltar Government website.

I thought that they would know if they were in or out, but, according to you, apparently not.

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