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.

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Notification on the Provident Fund

The Department of Labour would like to inform the concerned enterprises that as per Sections 225 and 226 of the Regulation on Working Conditions, 2022 employers and employees shall each contribute to the employees Provident Fund (PF) account on a monthly basis. In...

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Notification on the piloting of childcare service

The Bhutanese families with children below 12 years who are in need of childcare service and would like to participate in the pilot project for Thimphu and Phuentsholing Thromdey may contact us for details during office hours. The maximum participants that we can take...

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Notification for Border Town Foreign Workers (BTFWs)

This is to notify the general public that with the reopening of border gates, the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR) has started approving Border Town Foreign Workers (BTFWs) w.e.f. 23rd September, 2022. All the employers who wish to recruit BTFWs are...

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Notification to all the Diagnostic Service Centers (DSC)

This is to notify all the Diagnostic Service Centers (DSC) approved by the Ministry of Health and wishing to carry out medical screening of Foreign Workers are required to register with the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources in accordance with Section 96 of the...

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Notification regarding Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

This is to notify the general public that as per Labour and Employment Act of Bhutan 2007, Section 141 – An employer shall provide and maintain a working environment for employees that is safe and without risks to health. Further the employer shall furnish appropriate...

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Thimphu, Bhutan
PABX : +975-2-333867
Overseas Unit: 02-339531
Employment Service Centre: 02-334495

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