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What are the required documents that should be delivered to the employment office to issue permits for domestic workers?

Issuing work permit through employment offices:

  1. Fill in the form with all required data from both sides.
  2. A copy of the employer's identity card from both sides.
  3. The source of income, which should be proved by a certified salary statement.
  4. For Business Owners: A mobile bank statement showing the applicant's income during the past three months at least and a copy of the record - for taxi drivers: something to prove the ownership of the car and the driving license for the first work permit and accompanied by an account statement in case of applying for other work permits - for sailors: something to prove the ownership of the boat and the fishing license for the first work permit and accompanied by an account statement in case of applying for other work permits - for real-estate and apartment owner, attach address cards and rent leases.
  5. A printout of the applicant's ID card information, and a copy of the clearance record (for the clearing agents).
  6. The tripartite contract in case of submitting via employment offices.
  7. A Medical examination issued by the Gulf Approved Medical centers Association "GAMCA".
  8. If there are no accredited medical centers in the country of the foreign worker, a unified medical examination certificate must be attached for the countries that do not fall under the umbrella of the Gulf Approved Medical centers Association "GAMCA".
  9. No Objection Certificate from National Health Regulatory Authority in case of applying for a nurse permit.
  10. The foreign employer shall have a copy of the passport with the residency provided, with the condition that the residency is valid for a period not less than 6 months.

Direct Issuing of work permit through the Authority:

  1. A copy of the domestic worker's passport.
  2. A copy of the domestic worker's ID card (if available).
  3. A copy of the grace period / visit permit (if the domestic worker is in the Kingdom).
  4. A Pledge of the employer's obligations towards the domestic worker in case of direct application by the employer.
  5. A Medical examination issued by the Gulf Approved Medical centers Association "GAMCA".
  6. If there are no accredited medical centers in the country of the foreign worker, a unified medical examination certificate must be attached for the countries that do not fall under the umbrella of the Gulf Approved Medical centers Association "GAMCA".

In case any of the above mentioned information is changed, please contact the Authority to inform them.

Last Update: Sunday 17 March 2019