In-Market Representation
In-Market Representation

Hiring has never been easier. We'll help you secure work permits across APAC.

Greenhouse is a technology platform helping Startups and entrepreneurs find reliable service providers in APAC to help you with your work permit needs.

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Work Permit Services

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers

Greenhouse and its corporate team were very efficient and transparent with the process and cost involved. Not easy to find in a jurisdiction crippled by red tapes.
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Samuel Harvey
Harvey Law Group
Director of Business Development
Greenhouse's platform provides great value. Their network of service providers are trustworthy and helped us better understand the entire Southeast Asian region. In turn, that empowered us to make more educated decisions about our go-to-market strategy.
Yohawn Kim of Gene on Biotech
Yohawn Kim
Gene On Biotech
I recommend Greenhouse to anyone in need of business matching. Their network is top notch, and their services and staff are by far the best in the business.
Michael Hwang
Doctor Anywhere
BigBang Angels

Greenhouse is the simplest way to engage qualified work permit service providers

Do not let obtaining work permits to slow down you expansion process. We use technology to simplify an otherwise painfully traditional process or procuring work permit and visa services.


  • Leverage our curated network to get immediate recommendations
  • Review work permit service provider qualifications
  • Pricing in full transparency
  • Get connected to service providers fast
  • Your project starts in 1-3 days

The Traditional Process

  • Take loads of time to search, contact, compare, and qualify service providers
  • Email and call to negotiate rates
  • Read through the fine print
  • Pay in full upfront
  • Your project starts only after 30-60 days

Grow your team in new markets through reliable work permits and visa services. Quickly, compliantly and cost-effectively.

Expanding to new markets offer a lot of opportunities for any growing business. Do not let securing work permits and visa issues to be a barrier. Let our network of professional service providers handle your immigration needs, so you can focus on running your business.

Trusted by entrepreneurs in more than 20 countries

From Singapore to Vietnam and all the way to Hong Kong, hundreds of expats trust our network with work permits and business visa inquiries.

Everything you need to get started

We will invest time in understanding your needs to ensure you are successful in working with our network of service providers. At the end of the day, we only win when you do.
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A dedicated customer success team

Launching your company with Greenhouse grants you automatic access to our customer success team. Our dedicated team can guide you in choosing the most qualified service provider who offers work permit and business visa services.

Work permits and business visas, anywhere in Asia Pacific

From new hires to business travelers and relocating employees. Our partners are located across the entire Asia Pacific region and can help you obtain long-term work permits, entrepreneur passes, or temporary business visas.

Work permit documentation and applications

You are busy, we get it. Let our trusted partners handle your visa application, document translation, legislation and administration. Focus on what's important, your business.

Work-permit solutions for every need

Whether you are a startup or a large enterprise, you can rely on our network of service providers to secure relevant documentations aligned with the local immigration regulations.

We help businesses across 16 countries in APAC with work permit and business visa services

Select your country of interest to learn more. If your work permit or business visa is planned for a market in which we don't operate, don't fret. Just contact us directly and we'll do our best to help you anyhow.

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FAQs about work permit service

Updated 22 January 2021

What's the process of applying for a work permit / business visa / entrepreneur pass / dependent visa, like?

1. Submit your information.
2. Get matched to a qualified service provider or pick yourself from our marketplace.
3. The service partner will guide your visa application, document translation and admin work.
4. Our network will support you with any other follow-up commercial services you may need e.g. bank account setup, accounting, legal help, tax filing etc.

How long does the application process take?

It depends on each country. As a rule of thumb, it will take about one month to secure the necessary entrepreneur pass / work permit. Having said that, some markets are more strict than other and may reject your application several times. That's why we recommend you to connect with a professional and have a personalized consultation.

How to get a work permit / business visa / entrepreneur pass / dependent visa?

Each country has different rules. Most of them would require you to have a legal entity and a number of local employees for every expat. Our network of professional service providers have helped thousands of expats and fast growing startups to secure work permits.

How is Greenhouse assisting my business with securing the work permit?

We will guide you in identifying the most suitable service provider. Each partner of Greenhouse has been through a vetting process and are trustworthy. Additionally, our dedicated sales team will assist you with personalized support throughout the entire process.

How expensive is to apply for a work permit / business visa / entrepreneur pass / dependent visa?

Every country is different. Usually you will have two types of fees. First, the fees you need to pay to the service provider and second, the government fees you will need to pay as part of your application process. In some markets, the government would have requirements on what is the minimum accepted salary for the expat.

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