Muscat: The Ministry of Labour announced reduction of expats Workforce Recruitment Permits regarding high and middle level positions and types of professions and occupations.
In conjunction with the Implementation of the Economic Stimulus Plan for Establishments with Fees Reduction of Expat Workforce Recruitment Permits as specified in the Ministerial Decision (12/2021) related to amending the fees for issuing and renewing licenses to bring in expats workers and practice its work as follows:
25% reduction in fees for establishments that employ Omani workforce.
50% reduction in fees for establishments that achieve Omanisation rates.
The ministry stated that the Omanisation percentage will be calculated according to the distribution of workers on the various economic activities of the establishment.