The Department of Labour regulates the procedures to amend the profession in accordance with the form filled by those who wish to modify or change their profession.
In these procedures, the concerned person will submit a letter to the management of the administrative affairs of the company in which he works requesting the amendment of the name mentioned in the identity card with the real name with which he was appointed and what correspondents to the functional task which he performs in the company.
On the basis of this letter, the management will prepare a new work contract for the employee with the new profession and two copies of the certificate will be issued for the person who is concerned with the correct name.
The company will fill up the form designed to amend the profession and get the required signatures on the contract and the attached letters as well as the form by the director of the company who is authorised to sign and the papers will be enclosed with the photocopies of the academic degrees obtained by the employee and a personal photo.
The contract will be certified by the Department of Labour and the form as well as the attached papers will be submitted to the Department of Labour by the employee who is concerned with the matter personally or through the company’s representative.
The matter will be reviewed with the Department of Labour in order to take appropriate action after verifying the authencity of the request and then the procedure will be completed in the Department of Expatriates’ Affairs until the amendment of the professional name is done in the identity card and work visa with thepassport after paying the prescribed fees.
Employees who have changed jobs or career paths may apply to the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs to have the job titles on their ID cards amended.
Download and fill out the application form.
Providing the following documents:
- Copies of authorized person and applicant IDs.
- A copy of academic certificates accredited by authorized parties.
- Attach a copy of the company’s Establishment ID, valid municipal license along with the applicant’s previous employment contract.
- Attach three original copies of the new employment contract signed by both parties, and signature of authorized person.
- Bank statement indicating his/her salary amount and statement of account for 6 months.
Documents required for Changing ID Profession (Residence):
Application Form for Profession Change
NOC & ID copy of the authorized signatory
ID copy of the applicant
- Translated in Arabic
- Attested by the ministry of foreign affairs and respective embassy in Qatar
- Minimum Degree for Manager – Graduate
Existing Employment Contract
New Employment Contract (1 original + 3 copies) company stamped & signed by both parties
Valid Municipality License copy
Valid Commercial Registration copy
Electricity Bill (Applicant’s)
Salary Certificate from Company
Six months Bank Statement