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Work Permit Renewal

Through this service, employers can submit a request for renewing the employee's work permit before it expires. In case the employee has dependants, their permits will be renewed upon the employee's renewal.

Process Description

  1. Visit one of the accredited banks to apply for the permit renewal or click here to apply for the service via LMRA's Expat Management System (EMS).
  2. If applied via the Expat Management System (EMS), follow the instructions and enter the required information, then click on submit renewal.
  3. Once the renewal application is submitted, a notification will appear (Application has been successfully submitted, kindly pay the admin fees, as the application will be canceled if the fees are not paid before the invoice due date).
  4. Kindly pay the admin fees followed by the payment of the renewal fees either via the Expat Management System (EMS) or by visiting one of the accredited banks.
  5. The renewal will be validated immediately upon completion of the fee’s payment. If, everything is as per the regulations, your permit will be printed on the same day.
  6. Print the resident permit by visiting Bahrain's National Portal or by contacting Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs (NPRA).

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Work Permit Renewal Service Access
Service Counter Client services directorate: Headquarters, Executive Services, Mina Salman, Seef Mall - Al Muharraq and Riffa - Buhair
EMS system https://www.lmra.gov.bh/EMS_Web/
Contact Centre +973 17506055

We are Happy to Serve you in Any of the Following Branches:

Branches
Branches Working Days Working Times Service Access (Appointment/ Walk in)
LMRA Main Office - Sanabis Sunday - Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Book an Appointment*
Mina Salman Sunday - Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Book an Appointment*
Al Muharraq - Seef Mall Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Book an Appointment*
Sunday - Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Riffa - Buhair Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Book an Appointment*
Sunday - Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

* For commercial services only.

Phone Service Hours: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Last Update: Tuesday 20 February 2024


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