LMRA processes 45,000 applications in 12 months


The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) said 45,000 new applications for work permits for domestic workers and their equivalents had been processed by the LMRA in the period from September 2014 to September 2015. Instantaneous processing of applications accomplishment has reached at 54%. Continue reading

Notification: Closure of Hamad Town and Budaiya Post Offices

We would like to notify you that LMRA offices in Hamad Town and Budaiya post offices will be closed starting from November 01st ,2015, the clients can visit LMRA offices branches in:

  • LMRA Building 7:30 am To 1:30 pm
  • Al Hidd Post Office 7:30 am To 1:30 pm
  • Riffa Post Office 7:30 am To 6:30 pm
  • Isa Town Post Office 7:30 am To 6:30 pm

Post Offices to offer 6 new services


The Labour Market Regulatory Authority plans to simplify services to customers by adding 6 new services in Post Offices in various governorates of the Kingdom starting April 5. LMRA’s Vice President of Operations, Ali Al Kooheji said the authority is keen on providing all possible facilities to save time of the customers. Continue reading

Humaidan Observes Domestic Employees Licensing Procedures in LMRA’s Offices


HE Labour Minister and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) Mr. Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan visited the headquarters of LMRA on Thursday, where he visited Domestic expatriate employees and their equivalents work permit offices, accompanied by LMRA CEO Mr. Ausamah Bin Abdullah Alabsi, and a number of LMRA and Ministry officials. Continue reading

Budaiya Post Office begins Issuing Work permits for Domestic employees along with Hid and Isa Town

Monday 8th September the third Labour Market Regulatory Authority branch office began to issue work Permits for domestic sector employees at the Budaiya Post office. The LMRA Chief Executive Officer Mr. Ausamah Al Absi paid an inspection visit to the Budaiya Post Office to make sure everything was functioning smoothly and orderly. Continue reading

LMRA visas for maids

The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) will officially take over the responsibility of issuing work visas to housemaids and other domestic workers from tomorrow. However, the Labour Ministry will continue to receive applications for work permits on a temporary basis to ensure a smooth transition, LMRA chief executive Ausamah Al Absi said. Continue reading