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Expatriate Employees Enrollment with LMRA

Through this service, expatriate employees entering the kingdom for the first time need to enroll with LMRA. The Process involves taking a fresh picture upon arrival, fingerprints and signature of the employee as these will be used to issue his ID card.

Process Description

  1. Proceed to the LMRA counters at the Bahrain International Airport to provide the work permit and the passport and undergo the fingerprints process. If it is not possible to enroll while at the airport, please visit the Expatriate service units within one month of arrival. The Expat services units are located in North Sitra industrial area for walk in Male only (Sheikh Salman Al-Fatah Road –In front of AlWaha Petroal Station), Al-Razi Centre for both male and female and you will need to book an appointment in advance (Within Al-Razi Medical Complex –Noaem Area) and LMRA Shelter (Northen Sehla) for female and family and you will need to book an appointment in advance. These Expatriate Service Units will be dedicated to serve the expatriate community for Worker and Family Biometric Data Collection (finger print) and general inquires.

Required Documents

Required document Special Considerations
Work permit Original
Passport or ID card Original

Service Access

Service Counter
  1. Client Services Counter at the airport.
  2. North Sitra industrial area for Expat Services Unit.
    (Sheikh Salman Al-Fatah Road –In front of AlWaha Petroal Station)
  3. Al-Razi Centre for Exapt Services Unit.
    (Within Al-Razi Medical Complex –Noaem Area)
  4. LMRA Shelter and Expatriate Services Unit "Northen Sehla".

Working Hours

Al-Razi Medical Complex

Services offered
Biometric details (Electronic Fingerprint) for expats and Intention to Transfer
Services Access
Via appointment through: Appointment System
Gender
Male and Female
Day
Sunday - Thursday
Time
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM

North Sitra Industrial Area

Services offered
Biometric details (Electronic Fingerprint) for expats and Intention to Transfer
Services Access
Appointment not required (Walk in)
Gender
Male
Day
Sunday - Thursday
Time
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM

LMRA Shelter and Expatriate Services Unit "Northen Sehla"

Services offered
Biometric details (Electronic Fingerprint) for expats and Intention to Transfer
Services Access
Via appointment through: Appointment System
Gender
Female and Family
Day
Sunday - Thursday
Time
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Last Update: Thursday 8 September 2016