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Approvals, Authorizations and Authentications

Request to Renew Permits for Full-Time Secondment or Outside Working Hours

  • Fees- will be decided
  • Last Updated 29 Aug, 2022
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Online
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Labour
  • Service Classification : G2B
  • Topic : Business and Finance, Employment and Workplace, Religion and Community
Intended Audience
Citizen: Business Owner

Service Description

This service provides the employer with the ability to apply for renewal of a registered and effective secondment work permit for a worker from another establishment for an additional period and obtain the approval of the current employer.

Online Instructions

  • Open “Renewal of Full-Time Secondment and Part-Time Work Permit” service, then then click on “Apply”.
  • Select “QFC, Establishment Portal, Government Entities” from the ‘Login Method’ list.
  • Log in to the National Authentication System ‘Tawtheeq’ using a smart card.
  • Enter all the required details.
  • Confirm the details and submit the application.

Additional Information

Service conditions and requirements:

  • Conditions:
    • A smart card to verify the identity of the person authorized in the establishment to use the service through the National Authentication System “Tawtheeq”.
  • Requirements:
    • The establishment to which the worker is seconded must be subject to the provisions of Labor Law No. 14 of 2004 AD.
    • The establishment's registry must be valid.
    • There is no ban on the establishment.
    • The period of temporary secondment work licenses shall not exceed a maximum of six months.
    • There should be no other requests of the same type are still under process.
    • The period of the temporary secondment work permit after renewal shall not exceed the expiry date of the worker’s residence.
    • The Ministry of Labour may authorize the recruiter to allow expatriate workers to another employer to work for him for a period not exceeding six months, renewable for another similar period.
    • An effective secondment work permit for the worker to the establishment submitting the request within the period allowed for renewal.
  • Service Submission Timings: Sunday to Thursday, from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm.


There are fees for this service, which will be activated upon the issuance of the decision with the required fees.

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