A coordinated sweep by the Labour Ministry, General Directorate of Nationality, Passports and Residence (GDNPR) and Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) caught 80 illegal domestic workers on Tuesday. Continue reading
After two months of agony and uncertainty, two Indian workers left for their homes in India, thanks to the timely efforts by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA). The LMRA helped Dipu Dev and Mustafa Mohammed secure their ‘eligible’ air tickets from the sponsor. The workers flew back to India (Trivandrum) last night. Continue reading
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
How can I Track my visa Applications?
You need to get the application numbers (Application ID) from the employer, representative who applied for you or your family. Once you have that Application ID, you can follow – it up online through LMRA’s Web services. Continue reading
What is foreign employee enrolment?
Foreign employee’s enrolment is a bio-data collection campaign for all foreign employees working in Bahrain and their family members.
What Should I do if I am being subject to verbal or physical abuse or harassment?
This does not fall within the jurisdication of LMRA, as it is an alleged criminal offense.
If somebody is a witness to or a subject to abuse, harassment or any form of attack, Continue reading
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
It was a joy that words couldn’t express. Jose Adakkapadan Devassy, a 58-year-old Indian repatriated earlier this month, struggled for words as he thanked personnel at the General Directorate of Nationality,Passport and Residence (GDNPR) for helping him return home. Continue reading
Thirty-Nine Filipino workers working illegally in Bahrain have been allowed to return home. They were sent back on Sunday as part of the Philippine government’s “Mass Repatriation Programme” in co-operation with immigration authorities and the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA). Continue reading
In line with the directives of HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa the Crown Prince and chairman of the Economic Development Board (EDB), and with the support of HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa the Prime minister, the Ministry of Interior has taken steps to exempt expatriate workers who are illegally residing in Bahrain, from the accumulated fines and penalties related to residence permits . Continue reading