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 from DoL

Special Labour Inspection in Construction Sites within Thimphu The Department of Labour, in its commitment to ensuring fair and balanced employment opportunities for the local skilled workers and foreigners, wishes to inform all employers that the special inspections...

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Public Notification on Foreign Domestic Workers (FDWs)

We are pleased to announce that in pursuance to the Cabinet Secretariat’s order No. C-3/151/2023/1776, dated September 4, 2023, the Department of Labour (DoL), Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Employment (MoICE) is now accepting applications for Foreign Domestic...

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Public Notification from Department of Labour

Re: Restriction on Foreign Workers Undertaking Plumbing and Electrical Works   We bring to the public notice a matter concerning the employment of foreign workers for plumbing and electrical works. Presently, no work permit is being issued to any foreigner for...

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Subsequent to the enactment of Forest and Nature Conservation Act, 2023 during 9th Session of the Third Parliament, the Ministry would like to inform the general public and relevant agencies that with the effective date of this Act, no forest clearance shall be...

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