LMRA’s efforts in combating human trafficking commended

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Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) CEO and Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons (NCCTP), Osama bin Abdullah Al-Absi, today received a European parliamentary delegation led by member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Amjad Bashir. Continue reading

Legal Voice

I am already a resident in bahrain, is there a wayto check my visa? And how can I stay informed of any changes to my status at LMRA?

LMRA, has created the expat portal, for expats to stay informed and connected with LMRA all the time. Through the expat portal, you will be able to see your details, visa status and expiry date, details of your dependents, etc. Continue reading

D-Day for jobs visa cheats

MANAMA: A nationwide crackdown on thousands of illegal workers will be launched today following the end of the Easy Exit scheme.Police will arrest foreign workers without proper documents, who will be housed at a shelter for expats at the Hidd detention centre. Continue reading

How much longer?

I have been trying for my wife’s visa for the last three-and-a-half months. But I am hugely disappointed by the way things work here.
For the first one month, I wasn’t able to apply because my information wasn’t updated on the LMRA website.
When I was finally able to apply, the LMRA abruptly changed the rule, making it compulsory for the wife’s passport to bear the husband’s name, and my wife’s visa was rejected.
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