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.

Application opening for Australia Awards Scholarships-study

Australia Awards Scholarships commencing in 2025
Applications are now open

The (please insert name of Ministry/Agency) would like to inform all interested and eligible civil servants that online application for Australia Awards Scholarships, study commencing in 2025, is open from 1 February 2024 and will close on 30 April 2024. These scholarships are offered for pursuing master’s level programs at one of the tertiary institutions in Australia.

For more information on eligibility criteria, fields of study on offer, document requirements, navigating the online application processes, and registering for free virtual scholarships information sessions, visit  If you have any queries, please email or call the Australia Awards – Bhutan office at (02) 331845 during office hours (Monday to Friday).