How long does it take to complete an assessment?

At most - 2 minutes. Permiso is convenient, fast, and easy to use to assure the global travel booking processes is unimpeded.

How many countries are included in the database?

We are adding new countries all the time, but today we can support countries that that account for 95%+ of business travel worldwide.

What kind of tax assessment is included?

Permiso helps companies maintain tax compliance by providing tools that manage the risks associated with PE and payroll taxes. Our reporting and notifications let individuals, companies and service providers know when employees are reaching important thresholds for tax liability.

How secure is the data supplied by travelers?

Very secure. We implement the same technologies that your bank (and the largest enterprises) uses to secure their web communications and applications.

What hosting service is used?

We rely on the best-in-class web hosting services provided by Amazon, including Cloud Front / S3 / EC2.

Can users access the tool from behind our company firewall?

Yes. If you can access the internet from within your company's firewall you can access Permiso.

What does SSO or 'Single Sign On' mean?

Users do not have to enter their credentials (username/password) if accessing Permiso on their corporate network.

Can the system auto-populate data for a new user profile?

Yes. Permiso can be fully integrated with existing enterprise systems (e.g., Human Resource Management Systems, travel systems, etc.), or it can be used as a standalone system. The more integration is implemented, the more auto-population of data can occur. We have an existing, tested application, for example, with Concur

HCan the system update information from my travel system?

Yes. Permiso can be integrated with your travel system to pull data on travel and other profile information from your travel system. We have a current relationship with Concur for example that allows the sharing of this type of data to simplify the process for employees.

How does the system integrate with HRIS? Travel? Immigration Case Management?

Permiso can be synthesized with any enterprise system. We will be pleased to consult with your IT department to develop custom solutions.

What kinds of reports are available for administrators?

Permiso is delivered pre-loaded with numerous useful reports, data analytics and dashboards. Reports include such standards as number of assessments and outcomes, broken out by business or geography. Administrators can easily self-service create numerous additional spot or ad-hoc reports, and Permiso can easily be configured for additional desired reports and analytics. Anything tracked by the system can be reported on! All reports can be saved and exported to Excel or PDF format.

Who is providing the legal expertise for the tool?

Pearl Travel Tech understands global immigration. Our founders also founded Pearl Law Group, a respected US and Global Immigration Law Firm and Tracker, a widely regarding successful immigration technology firm. Pearl Travel Tech has and in-house legal team that reviews and updates the information provided by a network of immigration law firms from across the world, to maintain the rules and legal information that is encoded in Permiso. Compliance is a core value.

How are regulatory changes updated in the system?

Our advisors are required to update us as soon as changes in law or procedures occur, and we also review rules on a quarterly basis with them. The Pearl Travel Tech legal team then assesses the impact on Permiso's logic and structure, and promptly makes any necessary rule changes, which are then tested and released. Updates are made without interruption to service and can be made as often as needed.

When a consultation is required, can the system direct my employees to our outside service provider?

Our advisors are required to update us as soon as changes in law or procedures occur, and we also review rules on a quarterly basis with them. The Pearl Travel Tech legal team then assesses the impact on Permiso's logic and structure, and promptly makes any necessary rule changes, which are then tested and released. Updates are made without interruption to service and can be made as often as needed.

Does my company need to be a client of Pearl Law Group to use Permiso?

No, there’s no requirement at all. Pearl Travel Tech is a separate company and we work with a variety of law firms, visa providers and consulting firms.

If a consultation is required, will the traveler need to supply the information again to counsel or will it transfer to them from the tool?

Once information has been provided to the tool for an assessment, it is easily available to counsel through reports or other tools.

I am an immigration law firm service provider. Can I license Permiso and provide it to my client?

We are willing to partner with select service partners to provide the tool to their clients.

How is the product priced?

Permiso is an enterprise SaaS (software as a service) solution that is made available as an annual subscription. It is priced based on the scale of usage, number of travelers, and the degree of integration with other systems.

Is the product fully available or is it in development?

Permiso has been successfully implemented for a number of clients for almost two years. We have an excellent track record of usage and service. Of course, we are always making improvements and changes to the tool. Talk to us for a live demo!