Department of Labour-This is to notify and inform the general public that the SHORT-TERM WORK PERMIT (E-Work Permit) is now being initiated by the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources. The employers wishing to import foreign workers even for the duration less than 30 days should now compulsorily apply online through MoLHR-MIS with immediate effect. Besides the normal required documents, the individual/FWRA/employers should submit the medical clearance certificate of the foreigners obtained from the country of origin.This notification is referred to the approval of the night halt work permits only and for other categories and updates, MoLHR will keep notifying in future.

MoLHR will be collecting employee details through the Employer-Employee System in November and December 2022

As per the Labour and Employment Act of Bhutan, this is to notify all establishments in the country that the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR) will be collecting employee details through the Employer-Employee System in November and December 2022. Therefore, relevant establishments are requested to extend full support and cooperation to the visiting officers from the MoLHR.

Establishments covered:
Production & Manufacturing sector

  • Service sector (automobile workshops only)
  • Trade sector

Employee details required:

 For any queries and information, please contact:

  1. Thimphu Region: Ms. Kezang Wangmo, 17622432
  2. Phuentsholing Region: Mr. Karma Drupchu, 17249649
  3. Gelephu Region: Mr. Rinchen Wangdi, 17867597
  4. Samdrup Jongkhar Region: Mr. Karma Lodroe, 17655045
  5. Trashigang Region: Mr. Dorji Rinchen, 17818411

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