Bahrain reduces work permit fees by 50% for 3 months

The Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has announced a reduction in monthly labor fees for issuing and renewing work permits by 50% for a period of three months, starting on July 1, 2020.

This decision is taken to support the private sector, especially small and medium enterprises, to maintain their sustainable growth in light of the effects of the pandemic.

They have also announced an exemption from work fees for economic sectors most affected by the consequences of (Covid-19), for a period of three months from July 1, 2020.

The Authority stressed that these decisions would support and aid the economic sectors by providing the necessary liquidity to private sector institutions, as well as giving the sector the ability to overcome the economic difficulties caused by the impacts of (Covid-19).


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