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Expatriate Employee Absence From Work Notification

Through this service, employers can notify LMRA if any of their employees has been absent from work for a period of 15 days or more without any justifiable reason.

Service Conditions

Required Documents

Expatriate Employee Absence From Work Notification Required Documents
No. Document Document Type
1 Employee Absence from Work Notification Form PDF (1.23 MB) Copy
  • All fields in the form must be filled and signed (Both Sides).
  • All questions mentioned in the form must be answered.
2 Applicant ID card Copy
3 Employee ID card or proof of his Personal number or his passport Copy
4 Proof of the employee last working days (attendance for the last 3 months) Copy
5 Proof of salary payment (salary slip for the last 3 months) Copy
6 Employment contract of the reported employee Copy
7 Electricity bill (except for farms, sailors, vehicles, and stalls where it is optional to submit it) Copy
8 Attendance report and proof of wages payment for the expatriate employee for the last three months Original, If they are not available, you will need to attach a signed letter stating that you do not have the attendance report and proof of payment

Process Description

By Walkin (Personally attending Client Services counters)

  1. Download the Employee Absence from Work Notification in Violation of the Terms in the Work Permit (Except Domestic Employees) PDF (1.23 MB) form and fill in the required information.
  2. Visit the client services counter at LMRA, and fill out the Absence from Work form, the form should be filled in by the commercial registration owner and the responsible or authorized person for the company, such as a human resources manager (holding an authorization letter signed by the responsible person).
  3. Once the absence from work application is submitted, the service employee will inform the client that he/ she will need to pay the admin fees (Either by using the Point of Sale (POS) machine or the client can pay via his/ her E-Key on Expat Management System (EMS), or by visiting one of the accredited banks).
  4. Upon completion of the admin fees payment, the application will automatically be transferred for verification.
  5. The application will be verified within 30 days.
  6. You can check the application status by:
  7. If the application was approved, the responsible person must visit the client services counters to receive the absence from work notification.

Process Description

(Online)

  1. Download the Employee Absence from Work Notification in Violation of the Terms in the Work Permit (Except Domestic Employees) PDF (1.23 MB) form and fill in the required information.
  2. Submit the application via eSupport System by attaching the form and the required documents all in 1 file in PDF format (Does not exceed 3000 KB).
  3. Once the application is applied, you will be informed via the e-ticket that the absence from work notification application has been submitted, and you must pay the admin fees via the Expat Management System (EMS) or by visiting one of the accredited banks.
  4. Upon completion of the admin fees payment, the application will automatically be transferred for verification.
  5. The application will be verified within 30 days.
  6. You can check the application status by:
  7. If the application was approved, the responsible person must visit the client services counters to receive the absence from work notification.

Legal Regulations

Fees

Service Access

Expatriate Employee Absence From Work Notification Service Access
Service Counter Client services directorate: Headquarters, Mina Salman, Seef Mall - Al Muharraq and Riffa - Buhair
EMS system https://www.lmra.gov.bh/EMS_Web/
e-Support https://esupport.lmra.gov.bh/
Contact Centre +973 17506055

We are Happy to Serve you in Any of the Following Branches:

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*
Mina Salman Sunday - Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Book an Appointment*
Al Muharraq - Seef Mall Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Book an Appointment*
Sunday - Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Riffa - Buhair Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Book an Appointment*
Sunday - Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

* For commercial services only.

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

Application Forms/ Useful Documents

Employee Absence from Work Notification in Violation of the Terms in the Work Permit (Except Domestic Employees) PDF(1.23 MB)

Last Update: Tuesday 20 February 2024


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