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.

Department of Labour

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...

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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...

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Public Notification from Department of Labour

This serves as an urgent notice to employers and building constructors that the Department of Labor has observed several instances of improper barricading and signages at the construction sites during both the construction and maintenance phases of the work, raising...

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Notification by Department of Labour

This serves as a notice to employers that the Department of Labor has noted instances of non-compliance with Sections 437 to 440 of the Occupational Health, Safety, and Welfare Regulations of 2022. These sections stipulate the responsibility of employers to ensure...

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