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Approvals, Authorizations & Authentications

Authentication of Employment Contract

  • Last Updated 11 Jan, 2021
  • Service Type : Offline Service
  • Service Mode : Offline
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Administrative Development Labor and Social Affairs
  • Service Classification : G2B
  • Topic : Visas and Official Documents
Intended Audience
Visitor:Business Owner
Citizen:Business Owner

Description

The Ministry of ِAdministrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs reviews and authenticates employment contracts to ensure they comply with Qatar’s Labor Law. Authentication is required for the following documents:

  • Work contract
  • Work service certificate
  • Personal sponsorship
  • Profession amendment

Authentication Process for Work Contract

Follow these steps to authenticate a new contract:

  • Bring three copies of the contract, along with a copy of the Establishment ID, new employee’s visa and ID.
  • Visit the Ministry of Labor’s Labor Department to complete the authentication process in person.

Authentication Process for Work Service Certificate

Follow these steps to authenticate a work service certificate:

  • Bring three copies of the service certificate, along with a copy of the Establishment ID, employee’s ID and bank statement showing his/her salary amount.
  • Visit the Labor Department to complete the authentication process in person.

Authentication Process for Personal Sponsorship

Follow these steps to authenticate a personal sponsorship contract:

  • Bring three copies of the contract, along with a copy of the sponsored person’s work visa and a copy of the sponsor’s ID.
  • Visit the Labor Department to complete the authentication process in person.

Authentication Process for Profession Amendment

Follow these steps to authenticate a profession amendment:

  • Bring three copies of the new contract, along with a copy of the Establishment ID and employee’s ID.
  • Visit the Labor Department to complete the authentication process in person.

Additional Information

  • A service fee of QR60 applies for each contract and QR40 for each service certificate.
  • For information about Qatar Labor Law, click here.

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