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Employers who are eligible to apply through this service are the employers who own establishments that entered the Bahrainization zone.

Through this service, employers can request:

Required Documents

Workload Required Documents
No. Document Document Type
1 Work Load/ Ceiling Form PDF (1 MB) Copy
2 Commercial Registration Certificate Copy
3 Recent 3 months Bank Statement of the establishment (not older than 6 months) Copy
4 Latest electricity bill (not older than 6 months) Copy
5 Photos for the establishment from outside and inside Copy
6 Wages Payments: Wage Protection System (WPS) monthly commitment report for the last 3 months, and in case the establishment is not registered in the wage protection system then provide the proof of wages payments for the last 3 months. Copy
7 Proof of work volume (Depends on the activity type), example:
  • Retail import and export sector: Invoices of imported products from outside Bahrain, supported by the customs invoices.
  • Construction sector: Awarded project's contracts supported with construction permits.
  • Transportation sector: Vehicles ownership owned by the company.
  • Loading and unloading activities: Customs papers verifying the shipment of goods.

Process Description

  1. Fill the Workload/ Ceiling Form available in the Required Documents section at LMRA website or client services counter at LMRA, first floor.
  2. Submit the form supported with the required documents by visiting client services counter at LMRA headquarters- first floor or via the eSupport system.
  3. If the application is submitted:
    • By Walkin (Personally attending Client Services): Once the work load application is submitted, LMRA employee will collect the admin fees from the commercial registration owner or his representative (Either by using the Point of Sale (POS) machine, or via his E-Key on Expat Management System (EMS)).
    • Via eSupport System: Once the application is applied, you will be informed via the e-ticket that the application has been submitted, and you must pay the admin fees via the Expat Management System (EMS) or in one of the accredited banks.
  4. Upon completion of the admin fees payment, the application will automatically be transferred for verification.
  5. To know the status of the application, whether it has been approved or rejected, please call the call centre on: +973 17506055.

Service Fees

Service Access

Workload Service Access
Service Counter Client Services Counter at LMRA's Headquarters
EMS system
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 - 5:00 PM Book an Appointment*

* For commercial services only.

Phone Service Hours: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Application Forms/ Useful Documents

Work Load/ Ceiling Form PDF (1 MB)

Last Update: 20-03-2024.