First Time Residence Permit for Employees in the Civil Sector

Service Description

  • This service allows employees in the civil sector to issue their residence permits for the first time, pursuant to Article (18) from the Executive Regulations of the Foreigners' Residence Law

Eligibility or Criteria

  • The Residence Application Form must be signed by the sponsor

Required Documents

  • Work permit issued from the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor
  • Health insurance certificate
  • Disease-free certificate
  • Copy of the sponsor's signature authorization
  • Two (2) personal photos
  • Entrance visas used by employees in the civil sector to enter the country
  • Certificate of police record
  • Original passport of the sponsored and a copy


Visit the General Department of Immigration in the governorate you refer to and submit the required documents
Fill the service application form
Pay the fees due


0 KD Variable fees
10 KD Fixed fees: Annual fees whether on granting the residence permit for the first time or on renewing it

Downloadable Forms