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Fees

Approval of fees for services rendered by the LMRA to commercial and non- commercial businesses, Ministries and Government Institutions, based on a resolution adopted by the Council of Ministers. The application of the new fees structure shall take effect as of 1st of July 2008, as follows:

Service Fees BHD
New, renewal or transfer of Work permit (for two years)
Optional fee for the permit out of Bahrainisation percentage
BHD 200
BHD 500
Basic Health Care fees (for two years) BHD 144
New, renewal or transfer of Work permit (for one year)
Optional fee for the permit out of Bahrainisation percentage
BHD 100
BHD 250
Basic Health Care fees (for one year) BHD 72
Visit to work permit fee BHD 60
Change of Occupation (per application) BHD 10
Application for new or renewal of Temporary Work permits (valid for 6 months) BHD 200
Basic Health Care fees (for Temporary Work Permits for 6 months) BHD 36
Application for new or renewal of Accompanying Family Dependents (per Application) BHD 90
Monthly fees for first 5 expats - per worker BHD 5
Monthly fees from the 6th expat - per worker BHD 10
Domestic NWP Fees (for 24 months)
LMRA - Work Permit issuance
LMRA - Admin fee
NPRA - Non objection certificate fee
NPRA - NOC credence Fee
NPRA - Residency permit fee
MOH - Health Check fee
IGA - Identity Card issuance fee
Total Amount

BHD 30
BHD 5
BHD 24
BHD 5
BHD 34
BHD 10
BHD 10
BHD 118
Domestic NWP Fees (for 12 months)
LMRA - Work Permit issuance
LMRA - Admin fee
NPRA - Non objection certificate fee
NPRA - NOC credence Fee
NPRA - Residency permit fee
MOH - Health Check fee
IGA - Identity Card issuance fee
Total Amount

BHD 15
BHD 5
BHD 24
BHD 5
BHD 17
BHD 10
BHD 10
BHD 86
Domestic Renewal Fees (for 24 months)
LMRA - Work Permit issuance fee
LMRA - Admin fee
NPRA - Residency permit fee
Total Amount

BHD 40
BHD 5
BHD 34
BHD 79
Domestic Renewal Fees (for 12 months)
LMRA - Work Permit issuance fee
LMRA - Admin fee
NPRA - Residency permit fee
Total Amount

BHD 20
BHD 5
BHD 17
BHD 42
Domestic Renewal Fees (for 6 months)
LMRA - Work Permit issuance fee
LMRA - Admin fee
NPRA - Residency permit fee
Total Amount

BHD 10
BHD 5
BHD 8.5
BHD 23.5
Other Fees
LMRA - Termination Admin fees
LMRA - Change Of occupation fee
LMRA - Runaway Admin fee

BHD 5
BHD 10
BHD 5
Flexi Permit (for two years) BHD 500
Health Care (for two years) - Flexi Permit BHD 144
Residence Extension (One time) - Flexi Permit BHD 15
Return Ticket Refundable Deposit (Refundable) - Flexi Permit BHD 90
Total Fees - Flexi Permit BHD 749
Monthly fees - Flexi Permit BHD 30
Recruitment Agencies deposit for each expat BHD 200
Employment offices deposit BHD 10,000
Domestic deposit BHD 500
New recruitment agencies office license BHD 500
Renewal recruitment agencies office license BHD 100
New employment office license BHD 200
Renewal employment office license BHD 100
According to the provisions of the resolution number (1) for the year 2017, a service charge will be charged for the following services:
  1. Employer registration of his establishments.
  2. Issuing, renewing and cancellation of the work permit for all permit types.
  3. Registration of absence from work notification.
  4. Increasing the number of work permits.
  5. Residency and entry permits for the employee dependents and the foreign employer.
BHD 5
Applying at LMRA premises at the Executive Services Centre BHD 20 (for each service)
Applying at businessman or investor selected premises BHD 50 (for each service)

Importat Notice:

Refund of Payments:

The LMRA will refund payments paid by the Employer in the following cases:

  1. Full Refund: The LMRA will fully refund the payments paid by the Employer if the LMRA decided to cancel the Work permit prior the arrival of the foreign worker to the Kingdom; without prejudice to other obligations imposed on the Employer.
  2. Partial Refund: The LMRA will refund the amount of the remaining months of the validity of Work permit on the value of the Permit in the event where the expatriate employee is being transferred to another Employer, with the exception of Temporary Work permits.
  3. Primary Health Care insurance refund: LMRA will refund the amount of the remaining months of the validity of Medical care insurance Work permit on the value of the Permit in the event where the expatriate employee is being transferred to another Employer, with the exception of Temporary Work permits.

Important Notice:

Refunded amounts are refunded as credit in the establishment's account at LMRA, and can be used to pay other application's invoices and fees such as monthly invoices and New Permits fees.

Invoices:

The LMRA will issue the following invoices and Lists to Employers. Electronic samples can be found on the LMRA’s website; their details are as follows:

Last Update: Thursday 5 November 2020