The Department of Labor provides job opportunities for citizens. It monitors the implementation of labor legislation. It Licenses to the recruitment of foreign workforce for other parties. Also, it settles labor disputes in accordance with the law. It recommends and supervises the implementation of regulatory rules regarding occupational health and safety. It inspects establishments and takes necessary measures and actions to control irregularities. It develops the national labor force through the implementation of field studies and research for the labor market regarding the labor capacity, the needs of labor market in different fields and estimates the labor market future needs.
It implements a coherent database in coordination with the department of information systems regarding the labor market, the current and future needs of such market for the national labor in different fields. It prepares the plans regarding the use of the national labor force and follows their implementation. It prepares the plans and programs regarding training and vocational rehabilitation and follows their implementation. It participates in preparing the Qatarization policies and the programs regarding the participation of the national labor force and follows their implementation. It registers Qataris searching for work and nominates them for jobs suitable for them.
- The Department of labor undertakes the following sevices:
- Certificates and Contracts Authentication
- Employee Nomination
- Family Visa Application
- License for Bringing Workers from Abroad
- License Renewal to Employ Workers from Abroad for Others
- Modifying Work Approvals
- Profession Amendment
- Registering Qataris Searching for Work
- Request for Foreign Workers
- Residence Extension
- Resolving Workers Disputes
- Transferring Sponsorship
- Visa Extension
- Work Licenses to Women who are sponsored by their Relatives.