LMRA decided to reduce fees related to issuing and renewing all work permits for the first year since its issuance, and reduce all fees it collects by 50% for 3 months starting July.
Due to the ongoing health condition the country is going through, this Memo extends the work of Memo 1/30 of 24/04/2020 which is related to the Lab tests that are required to complete the transactions of foreign employees, that were taken in private labs and hospitals, till the date of 31/12/2020.
Resolution No. (1) of 2020 Exempting the most affected commercial activities by the repercussions of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) from some of the fees charged by the Labor Market Regulatory Authority
Employers who have had to stop their commercial activities in whole or in part as a precaution due to the repercussions of the emerging coronavirus (19-COVID) until the issuance of this decision, are exempted from the fees for issuing or renewing work permits for the first year of the permit’s validity, and they are also exempted from the monthly fees due to them for a period of three months, starting from the first of July 2020.