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 for Employers of Foreign Worker

The entry of foreign workers is temporarily restricted from 18 to 22 March 2024. Therefore, all employers are requested to plan the entry of foreign workers from 23 March 2024. Further, the employers are requested to ensure that their workers are confined to their respective worksites or residence with effect from 18 to 22 March 2024.