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Assessments, Amendments & Accreditations

Apply for Consuming Approvals to Change Resident Permit Sponsorship

  • Fees- QR2000
  • Last Updated 06 Jul, 2021
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Hybrid (Online and Offline)
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Interior
  • Service Classification : G2B
  • Topic : Visas and Official Documents
Intended Audience
Resident: Employee

Service Description

Residents and companies may submit a request online through the Ministry of Interior (MOI) website to obtain the approval on changing their employer/sponsor.

Online Instructions

  • Log in with your smartcard to the MOI e-services portal.
  • Select required transaction type (‘Personal’ for smart card owner or ‘Company Name’ for authorized person).
  • Select “Residency Services” from the list, then click on “Consume RP Change Sponsorship Approvals”.
  • Select the required approvals by ticking the checkbox opposite to the Application Number.
  • Choose the delivery option: Personally from the committee concerned with the approval of recruitment applications at the Expatriates Affairs Department, or by mail courier via Qatar Postal Services Company (Qatar Post).
  • Pay fees and print/save receipt.
  • Follow up on your application.

Offline Instructions

  • Download and fill out application form.
  • Attach the defined documents for changing the employer below in the form.

Service Center

Committee concerned with the approval of recruitment applications affiliated to Expatriate Affairs Department.

Additional Information

  • Companies must choose the delivery option of the mail courier via Qatar Post.
  • The expatriate shall complete the term of the employment contract inside the country or the employer may terminate the contract without any legal sanctions on the expatriate.
  • The expatriate shall complete five years or more with the same employer, in case the contract term is undefined.
  • If the term of the employment contract is undefined, the approval of the current employer on moving to work for another employer is required in case the expatriate is seeking to terminate the current contract without completing its term or the five years’ period.
  • The expatriate shall bring a contract from the new employer.
  • The Request of Consuming Approvals to Change Resident Permit Sponsorship can also be completed via Metrash2 mobile app.
  • Applicants should have first submitted their applications via the service Worker's Notice to Employer (Employer Change/Leave Country), provided by the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs.

Fees

  • Changing the Employer/Sponsor for first time: QR2000 for companies, QR1000 for individuals.
  • Changing the Employer/Sponsor for second time: QR2500 for companies, QR1500 for individuals.
  • Changing the Employer/Sponsor for third time or more: QR3000 for companies, QR2000 for individuals.

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