/New Law on Exit Permits to Come into Effect on Oct 28

New Law on Exit Permits to Come into Effect on Oct 28

The joint committee for co-ordination between the Ministry of Interior (MOI), and Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs (MADLSA), has announced the new legislation on exit permits - Law No 13 of 2018, amending certain provisions of Law No 21 of 2015 regulating the entry, exit and residency of expatriates, will come into effect on October 28.

MADLSA has also called upon employers and establishments subject to the provisions of Labor Law No 14 of 2004 to identify the employees whose work nature requires prior approval for leaving the country, and submit them through the Ministry's website, the percentage of such workers shall not exceed 5% of the total number of employees.

Source: Government of Qatar