This is to notify and inform the general public that the SHORT-TERM WORK PERMIT (E-Work Permit) is now being initiated by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Employment. The employers wishing to import foreign workers even for the duration less than 30 days should now compulsorily apply online through BLMIS with immediate effect. Besides the normal required documents, the individual/FWRA/employers should submit the medical clearance certificate of the foreigners obtained from the country of origin.This notification is referred to the approval of the night halt work permits only and for other categories and updates, MoICE will keep notifying in future.

Public Notification by Department of Labour, MoICE

The Department of Labour and Regional Labour Staff will be conducting workplace inspections from May 1 to June 11, 2023. While the labour inspections will cover various sectors, the focus of our inspections will be the construction sector, specifically the construction of private houses. The inspection will assess compliance  to Working Conditions, OHS and Foreign Worker Regulations. All employers and workers are requested to cooperate and support our labour officers and inspectors carry out their duties.