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External Branches

LMRA Branch in Mina Salman

Services offered
Mina Salman branch provides all LMRA services to the clearance agencies, except for the following services: Enforcement Directorate (Labour Inspection Directorate, Preventive Inspection Directorate and Licensing Directorate) and Applications Processing Directorate (Workload). It also includes offices for all relevant government entities (Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs, Information and eGovernment Authority's Corporate and Social Insurance Organization).
Area
Mina Salman
Day
Sunday - Thursday
Time
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

LMRA Branch in Seef Mall - Muharraq

Services offered
Seef Mall (Muharraq) offers all Commercial and Domestic Expatriate Employees and their Equivalents services except for the following services: Enforcement Directorate (Labour Inspection Directorate, Preventive Inspection Directorate and Licensing Directorate) and Applications Processing Directorate (Workload).
Services Access
For Commercial services: Appointments only
For the Domestic Expatriate Employees and their Equivalents Services: Walk Ins
Area
Muharraq
Day
Saturday - Thursday
Time
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Expatriate Employee Application Centre

Expatriate Services Centre - Sitra Industrial Area

Services offered
Biometric data collection (Photo, Fingerprints, Signature and Iris capture) is collected for all expatriates as well as intention to transfer services.
Services Access
Appointments Only
Day
Sunday - Thursday
Time
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Services offered
Receiving Expatriate Employee Absent from Work Grievance during the verification period (within 30 days from the date the Absence report was submitted by the employer in the system).
Services Access
Walk In or appointment
Day
Sunday - Thursday
Time
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Call Centre
+973 17103103

Includes a Building for the Enforcement Sector and Grievance Offices for Absent from Work

Expat Protection Centre - Northen Sehla

Services offered
  1. Inquiries and complaints about the expatriate employees rights and obligations.
  2. Grievance from the decision to confirm the absence from work.
  3. Labour court submission.
Expats Grievances
Day: Sunday - Thursday
Time:7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Expat Protection Centre
24/7


LMRA Branch in Riffa - Buhair

Services offered (Expatriates Services Directorate)
  1. Biometric data collection.
  2. Intention to transfer request.

Services Access
Appointments Only
Services offered (Domestic Expatriate Employees and their Equivalent Services)
  1. Submitting new, renewal and cancellation applications for domestic expatriate employees and their equivalents.
  2. Submitting ceiling upgrade request for domestic expatriate employees and their equivalents.
  3. Submitting change of occupation applications for domestic expatriate employees and their equivalents.
  4. Submitting Absence from work request for domestic expatriate employees and their equivalents.
Services Access
Walk In
Services offered (Commercial Sector Services)
  1. Registration of commercial entities and units.
  2. Addition of authorized person.
  3. New work permit/ renewal of work permits application.
  4. Change of occupation application.
  5. New dependant visa (family visa).
  6. Work permit cancellation request.
  7. Approval request for expatriate employee transfer.
  8. New work permit or renewal for over 60.
  9. Work permit ceiling increase request.
  10. Re-sending the password for users of the Expat Management System (EMS).
  11. Submission of expatriate employee absence from work notification in violation of the terms in the work permit request by employers.
Services Access
Appointments Only
Area
Riffa - Buhair
Day
Saturday - Thursday
Time
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Last Update: Sunday 16 October 2022