If it is a sole proprietorship or an individual a letter as per the format mentioned of the website must be submitted to the Labor & Employment Department.
1. Get registered in the X-pat Online System (Xpat) through Online Registration.
2. Employer himself or can appoint a representative to transact on behalf of an Individual or companies.
3. After completing the above formalities quota requested will be submitted to the Xpat.
Note: Quota application will be processed within working 15 days if all the documents are in order (after site inspection)
1. The employee is unable to come for employment
2. The employee departed from Maldives after employment contract completion or resignation
3. The employee wants to change from Work Visa to Marriage Visa
4. The employee died working in Maldives
Documents to be submitted for EA Cancellation
• Filled application form for EA cancellation
• Marriage certificate color copy (changing from Work Visa to Marriage Visa)
• Color copy of employee’s death certificate (employee died working in Maldives)
Note: Additional Documents will be required for different Work Types.
Individual: Copy of National Identity card
Company: Copy of Company Registration certificate
b) Dead body report (If refunding in case of death of an employee)
c) Bank account verification document (deposit slip, copy of check, etc.)
d) Refund Slip (if payment was made online)
The deposit rates are subject to change without any notice. Please check periodically for updates.
Documents required for Employer Change
Filled application form (Employer Change)
Employee’s passport Bio data page color copy (valid for more than 01 year)
Passport size digital photo of the employee (white background)
Employment contract between new employer and the employee
Relevant educational/professional certificate(s) of the employee (if changing from non-professional occupation to a professional occupation)
Color copy of Rahvehinge registry of the employer (OR) if the place is rented, then rent agreement (if domestic category)
Employee’s driving license color copy (if applying for a Domestic Driver)
Employer’s vehicle registration color copy (if applying for a Domestic Driver)
Maldives government recognized Medical Certificate issued to the patient (if applying for an Attendant)
b) Business Entity registration number
c) Board quorum must sign the document. And must include signatory details (name, Id card number, contact number, email address. If the quorum is less than 3 Directors, then 2 Directors must sign in the document.
d) Business Entity seal
e) Business Entity Secretary name and signature
f) if the relation is given to an agency, must put the agency seal near agency name.
Board resolution attested copy
Company registration certificate
If giving to an employee, submit work reference letter and state the pension number
Agreement/ Iguraaru/ verification testimony
a) Passport data page (colour copy)
b) Passport Size digital colour photo
c) Letter of Employment
d) Medical report of employee (within 45 days from the date of issued)
e) Employee Police Report (in English)
f) Household registry copy/ rental agreement (colour scanned copy)
g) House/apartment floor plan (identify the area allocated for foreign employer to sleep) this document shall be attested by government authority or signed by two witnesses.
h) If living with a joint family, required a letter by the owner of the house stating that the person lives separately
i) The person who needs an attendant, shall provide a letter from government approved healthcare provider prescribing the need for such care.
j) IM 30 form if the employee is coming from a country stated in the form