The Punishment and Fine for illegal visa trading and holding passport updated by #MinistryOfInterior

0 Views
Published
#moiqatar #ministryofinterior

Doha: The Ministry of Interior has urged employers to hand over the passports to employees after completing the procedures for getting or renewing residence permit.

The Ministry said that “a fine up to QR25000 for employer’s failure to hand over the passport to the employee after completing the procedures for getting or renewing residence permit.”

This information was shared today by the Ministry in a webinar attended by more than 280 people from different communities. The webinar was about the grace period for those who are violating the provisions of Law No. 21/2015 that regulates the entry, exit and residence of expatriates.

They also warned that “for illegal visa trading, the punishment is an imprisonment up to 3 years maximum and/or a fine up to QR50,000 for the first time and QR100,000 in case of repetition.”

Also “failure of the employer to proceed residence permit and renewal procedures within the specified period not exceeding 90 days from the expiry date, the punishment is up to QR10,000,” they added.
Category
Job
Be the first to comment