How to Request to Renew, Replace Lost or Damaged License to Recruit Foreign Labor for Others in Qatar

How to Request to Renew, Replace Lost or Damaged License to Recruit Foreign Labor for Others in Qatar

All kinds of businesses have the option to renew or replace the license of recruiting foreign workers for third party. While this service is currently disabled given the pandemic, it is still a good idea to be knowledgeable about the process should you need to go through it in the future.

Companies may simply submit their request for the same to the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor, and Social Affairs (MADLSA). This is in order to renew the license of recruiting foreign workers for a third party. In cases where the license is lost or damaged, the same service applies when it comes to its replacement.

Simply visit the E-Services & E-Forms page menu on the MADLSA website. Then, go to the “Recruitment Department”. Afterward, select the service “Request Form to Renew, Replace Lost or Damaged License to Recruit Expatriate Workers for Third Party”.

Here, you will need to download and fill out the application form. Don’t forget to attach the Bank Security (Bank Guarantee) upon its renewal, as well as an official copy of the report of the company that indicates that the license was lost or that it needs to be replaced because it is damaged. You will also be asked to provide the following information:

  • Office name
  • Licensee’s name
  • Office address
  • License Number and Date

Submit the application form to the recruitment department, or visit the Government Services Complex nearest you for your own convenience.

Further information can be found on the MADLSA website. You can also browse through other useful services in the E-Services & E-Forms section, where you will find assistance and information on the following:

  • Work Permit e-Services
  • Profession amendment request
  • Digital authentication system for a multi-lingual employment contract
  • Purchase, replacement, or entry request
  • Following-up of complaints filed against labor recruitment offices
  • Request for Grievance to the Grievances & Complaints Committee for employees subject to the Human Resources Law
  • Pensioners End of Service Calculation
  • Building license (complete)
  • Residence data registration

As for the Government Services Complex, you should also be able to find assistance as they are in charge of studying, planning, and proposing the varying service complexes in all of the different regions. They are also responsible for coordinating with the relevant administrative unit for all services depending on government jurisdiction.

You will find Government Complexes for the following bodies of government:

  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Ministry of Economy and Commerce
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor & Social Affairs
  • Ministry of Municipality and Environment
  • Supreme Judiciary Council
  • Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation
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