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.

Notification by Department of Labour

The safety and welfare of employers and employees is a priority for the Department of Labour in order to ensure a healthy working environment for all. In this regard, the public is reminded that all workplace accidents, incidents, related injuries and fatalities must be reported to the Chief Labour Administrator.

 

As per Sections 154-155 of the Labour and Employment Act, 2007 and Chapter 16 of the Regulation on Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare, 2022 all employers must notify the Chief Labour Administrator of an accident or incident that results in bodily injuries, death or loss of production or working time in the workplace within 2-5 calendar days of the occurrence of the accident. An employer who contravenes any of these Sections and Chapter will be liable for a fine up to one year of the daily National Minimum Wage rate.

 

Kindly contact the Department of Labour at #333867 for any clarifications.

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