Failure To Complete Residence Permit Procedures Within 30 Days May Draw Fine, Moi

(MENAFN- Gulf Times) Failure to complete residence permit proceedings by the employer or expatriate within 30 days from the date of entry to Qatar may draw a fine of QR 10,000, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) has said.
“The employer must facilitate the expatriate to contact the competent authorities within 30 days from the date of entry into the country to complete the procedures for obtaining a residence or visit permit. The expatriate is not allowed to refuse to complete these procedures,” MoI said in an advisory on its X account.
This is based on the provisions of Article (10) of Law No. 21 of 2015 regulating the entry, exit, and residence of expatriates (Paragraph 1). The fine is imposed according to clause 2 of Article (40) of the same law.
The law, as stipulated in Article (42), also allows the competent authority of the Ministry of Interior to accept reconciliation with the accused in this violation by paying an amount of QR 10 for each day of delay, with a maximum of QR 6,000, in accordance with the reconciliation amounts specified in the table attached to this law.


Gulf Times

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