Work Permit Renewal
Through this service, employers can submit a request for renewing the employee's work permit before it expires. In case the employee has dependants, their permits will be renewed upon the employee's renewal.
- Visit one of the accredited banks to apply for the permit renewal or click here to apply for the service through LMRA's EMS system.
- If applied through the EMS system, fill in the required fields and pay the fees online. The Renewal will be validated immediately after the submission. If, everything is as per the regulations, your permit will be printed on the same day.
- Print the Resident permit by visiting Bahrain's National Portal or by contacting Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs (NPRA).
- The applicant must be registered in the system as a responsible or authorized person in LMRA on the establishment.
- The work permit for expatriate employee can be renewed while the employee is inside or outside the Kingdom of Bahrain. If the employee is outside the Kingdom of Bahrain, the permit must be valid.
- Permits can be renewed for 6 months, 1 year or 2 years as per the employer's request, with the payment of (BHD 50 for 6 months, BHD 100 for 1 year permit and BHD 200 for 2 years permit).
- Basic Health Care fees for work permit Renewal (BHD 36 for 6 months, BHD 72 for 1 year permit and BHD 144 for 2 years permit).
- Dependants permits fees are BHD 90 for renewal regardless of the primary expatriate's work permit period.
- The Permit can be renewed 6 months prior to expiry (if the existing permit was for 2 years).
- The Permit can be renewed 6 months prior to expiry (if the existing permit was for 1 year).
- The Permit can be renewed 5 months prior to expiry (if the existing permit was for 6 months).
- Passport must be valid for at least two months.
|Service Counter||Client services directorate: Headquarters, Executive Services, Mina Salman, Seef Mall - Al Muharraq and Riffa - Buhair|
|Contact Centre||+973 17506055|
We are Happy to Serve you in Any of the Following Branches:
|Branches||Working Days||Working Times||Service Access (Appointment/ Walk in)|
|LMRA Main Office - Sanabis||Sunday - Thursday||7:30 AM - 7:00 PM||Book an Appointment*|
|Mina Salman||Sunday - Thursday||7:30 AM - 7:00 PM||Book an Appointment*|
|Al Muharraq - Seef Mall||Saturday - Thursday||8:00 AM - 8:00 PM||Book an Appointment*|
|Riffa - Buhair||Saturday - Thursday||8:00 AM - 8:00 PM||Book an Appointment*|
* For commercial services only.
Phone Service Hours: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Last Update: Wednesday 22 November 2023