Residents’ children can work in private sector without sponsorship change

  • October 9, 2019
  • internetQatar
  • 2 min read

Doha: Children of expatriates in Qatar would soon be able to work in the private sector without changing their family sponsorship, according to a new proposal announced by the Ministry of Interior (MoI) and Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA).

This law is formed to utilize the work capacities of the Children of expatriate residents in the country.

Ministry of Interior (MoI) made some important announcements today regarding the laws and regulations governing the expatriates and the labor market.

At the press conference held today (09th October 2019) at the Officers Club of the General Directorate of Civil Defense in Wadi Sail, an official from the ministry said that children of residents will be allowed to work in the private sector without transferring sponsorship.

Director-General of Passports Major General Muhammad Ahmad Al Ateeq also said that a special work visa will be created for temporary work in industries, according to the need of the labor market. Work visas for temporary work will vary from one to six months.

The official also said that the fees for online MoI services will be reduced by 20 percent.

Officials from the Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs attended the event.