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  1. Egypt - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 173 of 2018 amending some provisions of Law No. 89 of 1960 concerning the entry and exit expatriates and their residence and Law No. 26 of 1975 concerning Egyptian nationality. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2018-08-14 | Date of entry into force: 2018-08-15 | EGY-2018-L-108466

    This Law amends Article 17 and adds additional Article 20 (bis) to Law No. 89 of 1960 concerning the entry and exit expatriates and their residence.

    It also, adds additional Article 4(bis) to Law No. 26 of 1975 concerning Egyptian nationality.

  2. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministry of Manpower and Emigration Decree No. 181/2008.

    Adoption: 2008-08-05 | Date of entry into force: 2008-08-14 | EGY-2008-R-81383

    Sets out the rules and regulations for international companies that recruit Egyptian nationals for work outside of Egypt in particular those that assist migrant workers in obtaining work permits or entry visas to Saudi Arabia.

  3. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministry of Manpower and Migration, Decree No. 49/2008 on amending Decree No. 136 of 2003 concerning the conditions and procedures of granting work permits to foreigners.

    Adoption: 2008-03-06 | Date of entry into force: 2008-03-07 | EGY-2008-R-81381

    Amends paragraph one of Article 5 of the Ministerial Decree No. 136/2003 concerning procedures for issuing work permits and setting permit fees.

  4. Egypt - Migrant workers - International agreement

    Memorandum of Understanding regarding the Organization of the Migration of Egyptian Laborers to work in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. - Agreement on-line in English

    Adoption: 2007-03-29 | INT-2007-IA-79115

    Regulates flow of egyptian workers into Jordan.

  5. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Ministry of Manpower and Immigration, Decree No. 111/2005.

    Adoption: 2005-05-30 | Date of entry into force: 2005-06-19 | EGY-2005-R-78570

    This Decree states that all new applications for work permits outside of Egypt will not be authorized for the coming year.

  6. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Ministry of Manpower and Immigration, Decree No. 109/2005.

    Adoption: 2005-05-29 | Date of entry into force: 2005-06-09 | EGY-2005-R-78569

    The demand for Egyptian employees in Saudi Arabia for the period of Al-Hag in Mekka, is organized by the Ministry of Manpower and Immigration.

  7. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Ministry of Manpower and Immigration, Decree No. 218/2004.

    Adoption: 2004-08-14 | Date of entry into force: 2004-08-19 | EGY-2004-R-78571

    All lists of candidates for employment that are submitted to the consulate for the issuing of temporary work permits are to be reviewed by the Administration Office at the Ministry.

  8. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministry of Manpower and Immigration, Central Administration to Regulate Employment and Labour Market Information, Decision No. 357/2004 on regulating the procedure for issuing work permits to foreigners.

    Adoption: 2004-07-06 | Date of entry into force: 2004-07-06 | EGY-2004-R-78574

    Any organization or employer who would like to hire a foreigner should request authorization from the central administration office at the Ministry, and should follow the conditions set in this Decree.

  9. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 136 of 2003 concerning the conditions and procedures of granting work permits to foreigners

    Adoption: 2003-07-21 | Date of entry into force: 2003-08-03 | EGY-2003-R-69754

    Provides, inter alia, that foreigners may only work once they have obtained a work permit and sets forth the conditions for granting work permits. Establishes a list of those persons who shall not be granted a work permit and sets forth that the number of foreign workers in an establishment may not exceed 10% of the total number of workers.

  10. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision No. 298 of 2000 by the Egyptian Council for Insurance Control establishing rules regulating the private insurance fund for Egyptians living abroad.

    Adoption: 2000-07-13 | Date of entry into force: 2000-07-13 | EGY-2000-R-58086

    Based on Law No. 45 of 1975 which regulates all private insurance funds, as well as Law No. 10 of 1981 which enacted the Law on Control and Supervision of Insurances in Egypt.

  11. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 115, 1999, to approve the Protocol which implements technical cooperation between the Egyptian Ministry of Manpower and EmMigration and the Chinese Ministry of Labour. Done on 4 April 1999.

    Adoption: 1999-04-04 | EGY-1999-R-54059

    This Decree follows the signature of a Protocol between the Egyptian Arab Republic and the Popular Republic of China which took place in Cairo on 14 May 1996. It is based on Part 1 of Chapter 151 of the Constitution.

  12. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Ministry of Manpower and Training No. 135 of 1996 concerning the conditions to be fulfilled and procedures to be followed to grant foreigners work permits.

    Adoption: 1996-07-18 | Date of entry into force: 1996-08-13 | EGY-1996-R-45688

  13. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Decree (No. 135) of 1996 Concerning Conditions and Procedures for Alien Work Permits.

    Adoption: 1996-07-18 | EGY-1996-R-56946

    Sets out requirements for those who must have work permits, as well asconditions and terms for the permits' issuance and withdrawal.

  14. Egypt - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 231 of 1996 concerning certain provisions related to the employment of Egyptian workers by foreign establishments.

    Adoption: 1996-07-16 | Date of entry into force: 1996-07-17 | EGY-1996-L-45686

  15. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Ministry of Manpower and Training, No. 124 of 1996, to amend certain provisions of the Ministerial Order No. 43 of 1988.

    Adoption: 1996-06-30 | Date of entry into force: 1996-08-07 | EGY-1996-R-45685

    To amend article 5 of the Ministerial Order No.43 of 1988 concerning the conditions to grant work permits to foreigners, as amended by Order No. 121 of 1993.

  16. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Ministry of Finance, No. 10 of 1996.

    Adoption: 1996-01-17 | Date of entry into force: 1996-01-17 | EGY-1996-R-44601

    Provides for reimbursement of the taxes imposed on Egyptians working abroad under Act No. 229 of 1989.

  17. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree (No. 469) of 1995 Concerning Procedures for the Obtaining of Aliens' Work Permits.

    Adoption: 1995-07-20 | Date of entry into force: 1995-08-22 | EGY-1995-R-56940

    Establishes procedures for obtaining work permits for aliens who have obtained prior authorisation for residence. Provides for review of unsuccessful applications through the office of the Director of the Work Permits Department for Aliens.

  18. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 469 of 1995 of the Ministry of Manpower and Employment to regulate the procedures for obtaining work permits for foreigners

    Adoption: 1995-06-20 | Date of entry into force: 1995-11-02 | EGY-1995-R-42999

    Specifies all the documents to be submitted in support of applications for permits or renewals. Many detailed procedural provisions, including in respect of appeals against rejection of applications

  19. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministry of Finance Order No. 1 of 1995 to make regulations under Act No. 208 of 1994 to impose a tax on the wages and salaries of Egyptian workers abroad.

    Adoption: 1995-01-01 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-02 | EGY-1995-R-40301

  20. Egypt - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 208 of 1994 to impose a tax on the wages and salaries of Egyptians working abroad.

    Adoption: 1994-06-17 | Date of entry into force: 1994-06-19 | EGY-1994-L-41011

    The tax is between 1 and 2 percent of the earnings of Egyptian migrants working for employers abroad.

  21. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Minister of Manpower and Training No. 121 of 1993.

    Adoption: 1993-09-18 | EGY-1993-R-49145

    Amends section 5 of the Order of the Minister of Manpower and Training No. 43 of 1988.

  22. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No.98 of 1991 of the Ministry of Manpower and Training, to make regulations governing the recruitment of Egyptians for employment abroad.

    Adoption: 1991-07-29 | EGY-1991-R-33858

    Provides for recruitment agency licensing requirements, recruitment procedures, etc.

  23. Egypt - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 10 of 1991 to amend certain provisions of the Labour Code No. 137 of 1981

    Adoption: 1991-04-22 | EGY-1991-L-27747

    This Act governs matters concerning the employment of Egyptian workers in foreign countries. The amendments concern employment services for Egyptians seeking to work abroad, responsibility of the Ministry of Labour and Training for supervision of the application of international conventions and contracts relating to Egyptian migrant workers, and sanctions for contraventions of the Act.

  24. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Prime Ministerial Order No. 1155, 1990.

    Adoption: 1990-09 | EGY-1990-R-21785

    Establishes a commission in charge of the interests of Egyptian workers repatriated from Kuwait and Iraq, including evaluation of damage sustained by them, measures for the protection of their rights and property in those countries and provision of employment opportunities for them.

  25. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté no. 29 de 1990 du ministre des Assurances et des Affaires sociales concernant les périodes de prêts de service à l'étranger et de congés spéciaux pour travailler à l'étranger, effectuées dans des pays ayant conclu avec la République Arabe d'Egypte, une convention sur les assurances sociales prévoyant le transfert des cotisations.

    Adoption: 1990-05-24 | EGY-1990-R-20559

    Cet arrêté fixe notamment les délais et les modalités d'acquittement des cotisations des travailleurs concernés.

  26. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté no. 30 de 1990 du ministre des Assurances et des Affaires sociales concernant les règles applicables aux montants des cotisations transférées pour le compte des travailleurs égyptiens employés en Grèce conformément à la convention conclue entre les deux pays.

    Adoption: 1990-05-24 | EGY-1990-R-20560

    Les cotisations transférées pour le compte des travailleurs égyptiens employés en Grèce sont prises en considération pour le calcul de leur période de cotisation mentionnée dans la loi no. 50 de 1978 relative à l'assurance sociale des travailleurs égyptiens employés à l'étranger.

  27. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 43 of 1988 concerning the granting of work permits for foreigners.

    Adoption: 1988-03-08 | EGY-1988-R-49143

    Provides for the authority to issue the work permits, the procedures to be followed and the conditions to be fulfilled to obtain work permits.

  28. Egypt - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Emigration and Sponsoring Egyptians Abroad Law No. 111 of 1983· - Emigration and Sponsoring Egyptians Abroad Law no. 111

    Adoption: 1983-08-01 | EGY-1983-L-49133

    Sets out the procedures for temporary and permanent emigration of Egyptians, and provides for the rights of emigrants outside of Egypt.

  29. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree (No. 25 for 1982) concerning the issuance of work permits for foreigners.

    Adoption: 1982-02-07 | EGY-1982-R-56976

    Establishes conditions to be observed in the granting of work permits to foreigners, and grants the Manpower Directorate the authority for upholding them

  30. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Decree (No. 2) of 1979 regarding the employment of foreign experts.

    Adoption: 1979-02-01 | EGY-1979-R-56947

    Establishes provisions for the employment of foreign experts, provided their qualifications are unavailable amongst nationals of the A.R.E.

  31. Egypt - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 32, to confer certain rights on nationals of the Libyan Arab Republic.

    Adoption: 1972-10-09 | EGY-1972-L-16446

    Labour rights and the right to engage in occupations and handicrafts in the Arab Republic of Egypt.

  32. Egypt - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision No. 50 of the Ministry of Manpower, to amend certain provisions of Decision No. 9 of 1963 respecting the conditions under which foreigners are authorised to work.

    Adoption: 1972 | EGY-1972-R-16443

  33. Egypt - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Legislative Order No. 114, respecting the conditions of employment of aliens in the public service.

    Adoption: 1968-01-16 | EGY-1968-L-18471


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