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Requirements to Apply for Work Permits as CR Branches is Merged or Activities is Changed

Through this service, employers can request for work permits in case of merging CRs branches and/ or changing the activities.

Process Description

  1. Apply Work Permits Ceiling Increase Request through the Expatriate Management System and if you have more evidence, please visit workload counter at LMRA, first floor to submit the documents.
  2. For work permits required more than 6 or 10, submit Workload/ Ceiling Form available in the Required Documents section at LMRA website or Client Services Counter at LMRA, first floor.
  3. Submit Workload/ Ceiling Form supported with the required documents by visiting Client Services Counter at LMRA headquarters- first floor or through the E-support system.

Required Documents

Required Document Special Consideration
Workload/ Ceiling Form Original
Old and new Commercial registration Copy
Letter containing the required number of work permits Original
Recent bank statement of the establishment (last 3 months) Copy
Latest electricity bill Copy
Photos from the interior and the exterior of the establishment premises Copy
Proof of work volume (example: awarded project's contracts supported with construction permits if the company is working in the construction sector, or invoices of imported products from outside Bahrain, supported by the customs invoices if the company is working in the retail import and export sector, or copies of vehicles ownership owned by the company if the company is working in the transport sector, or customs papers verifying the shipment of goods if the company is working in loading and unloading activities) Copy

Service Access

Service Counter Client Services Counter at LMRA's Headquarters, first floor
Contact Centre +973 17506055

Working Hours

Service Counter Hours: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Phone Service Hours: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Workload/ Ceiling Form PDF (1.66 MB)

Last Update: Tuesday 1 November 2022