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Bahrain: Decision No. 28 of 2008 Regarding Reimbursing Work Permit Fees and Lowering Fees for Profession Change

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Title

 

 

Bahrain: Decision No. 28 of 2008 Regarding Reimbursing Work Permit Fees and Lowering Fees for Profession Change

 

 

Date of adoption

 

25 June 2008
 

Entry into force

 

01 July 2008
 

Text versions

Arabic

English

Source:

Official Journal Issue No. 2849 (26 June 2008), p. 67, Legislation & Legal Opinion Commission, Kingdom of Bahrain, accessed: 01 September 2014, http://www.legalaffairs.gov.bh/Media/LegalPDF/RCAB2808.pdf

 

 

Abstract

Keywords: Bahrain, Laws & Regulations, Labour Migration, Visas & Fees

 

In accordance with Art. 1, should the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) decide to cancel the work permit before the arrival of the foreign worker to the Kingdom, the fees shall be reimbursed. Moreover, in cases of transfer to another employer, the fees for the remaining months of the work permit validity shall be reimbursed

The fee for requesting a change of the foreign worker’s profession shall be reduced to 10 BD (Art. 2).

A penalty of 2 BD for every month shall be imposed on employers who fail to pay the monthly fee for a work permit issued to a foreign worker (Art. 3).

 

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