Illegal Labourers to be Fined JOD500 Annually

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AMMAN —Al Ghad— The Ministry of Labour made a motion to Cabinet to ratify amendments to the labour permit fee system for foreign workers; mainly adding an article to incur a JOD500 annual fee for nonrenewal and illegal labour, including foreign workers whose residencies do not require a residency permit issued via the Ministry of Interior.

In Jordan, there are 500 thousand illegal labourers, 240 thousand of whom are Egyptian, 160 thousand Syrians, and 100 thousand of other nationalities.