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Work Load alert

Through this service, employers can request for increase the maximum ceiling placed by LMRA on the number of work permits by providing a proof of additional work load.

Or remove Work load alert raised to check the need for the current number of Work permits owned by the CR.

The number of work permits a business is entitled to is based on the business activity and Work load proves. However, in some cases, the establishment may not fully use the entitled number of permits. LMRA in this case will be placing a ceiling on the number of work permits to be issued for the establishment, or a placing “work load” offense on the CR to ensure the actual need for extra work visas. The employer should prove his need for the other work permits by proving the increase in activity load.

Process Description

  1. Visit the Client Services Counter (18 and 19) at LMRA, first floor.
  2. Fill in the Work load Justification form available at the Client Services Counter at LMRA, first floor.
  3. Submit the required documents.

Required Documents

Required Document Special Consideration
Work Load Alert Form PDF (727 KB) Copy
Commercial registration Copy
Recent 3 months bank statement of the establishment (not older than 6 months) Copy
Latest electricity bill (not older than 6 months) 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) depends on the activity type Copy

Service Access

Service Counter Client Services Counter at LMRA’s Headquarters.
EMS system
Contact Centre +973 17506055

Working Hours

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

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


Work Load Alert Form PDF (727 KB)

Last Update: Monday 14 September 2020