Work permit

Required Documents

Designation Qté
Company < 20 Malagasy workers
Formal request to the minister of Civil Service, Administrative Reforms, Labour and Social Legislation stating the total maximum period granted by the employee to the foreign worker

including ONE (01) original copy specifying the names and position of the person in charge of submitting and withdrawing the application

2
Contract of employment subject to Malagasy labour legislation (*)

including TWO (02) original copies

4
Information about the applicant (*)

To be filled in and signed by the worker and the employer + stamp of the company

2
Company Fact Sheet (*)

To be filled in and signed by the head of the company + stamp of the company

2
Opening statement Sheet (new facility) or annual or periodic information fact sheet on the labour situation (1) 2
Tax card 1
>1 month Certificate of Existence of the Company issued by the Fokontany of the registered office 1
Sworn statements (*)   :

(1)   : ONE (01) by the worker + ONE (01) by the user company

(2)
Renewal (additional documents) :
Copy of the previous employment authorization 1
Copy of the last employment contract 2
If applicable, the amendment to the original contract 4
Company >20 Malagasy workers
Formal request to the minister of Civil Service, Administrative Reforms, Labour and Social Legislation stating the total maximum period granted by the employee  to the foreign worker

including ONE (01) original copy specifying the names and position of the person in charge of submitting and withdrawing the application

2
Contract of employment subject to Malagasy labour legislation (*)

including TWO (02) original copies

4
Information about the applicant (*)

To be filled in and signed by the worker and the employer + stamp of the company

2
Company Fact Sheet (*)

To be filled in and signed by the head of the company + stamp of the company

2
Opening statement Sheet (new facility) or annual or periodic information fact sheet on the labour situation (1) 2
Sworn statements (*)   :

(1)   : ONE (01) by the worker + ONE (01) by the user company

2 (1)
Renewal (additional documents) :
Copy of previous employment authorization 1
Copy of last employment contract 2
If applicable, the amendment to the original contract 4
Free Zones and Enterprises
Formal request to the minister of Civil Service, Administrative Reforms, Labour and Social Legislation 2
Contract of employment subject to Malagasy labour legislation (*)

including TWO (02) original copies

4
Information about the applicant (*)

To be filled in and signed by the worker and the employer + stamp of the company

2
Company Fact Sheet (*)

To be filled in and signed by the head of the company + stamp of the company

2
Approval Order 1
Table on the composition and evolution of the staff 2
Sworn statements (*)   :

(1)   : ONE (01) by the worker + ONE (01) by the user company

(1)
Renewal (additional documents) :
Copy of the previous employment authorization 1
Copy of the last employment contract 1
If applicable, the amendment to the original contract 4
(*) : Sample or form to be collected at EDBM or downloaded from the website : www.edbm.gov.mg
(1) : For sale at “Imprimerie Nationale”

Fees = 100€

  • Payable to the front office de l’EDBM

Documents issued

  • One (01) Acknowledgement of receipt (Application)
  • One (01) Employment Authorization
  • Two (02) Approved Contracts

Relevant department(s)

  •  EDBM-Labour: Ministry of Civil Service, Administrative Reforms, Labour and Social Legislation (MFPRA TLS)

References

  • Law No. 2003-044 of 28 July 2004 on the Labour Code
  • Order No. 2170/90 of 12 April 1990 on the composition of the work permit application package of corporate expatriate employees approved under the Industrial Free Zone regime (OJ 1995, 14.5.94, pp. 968)
  • Order No. 1238 of 30 May 1962 laying down detailed rules of business opening statement and directing the production of periodic information on the situation of labour (OJ No 227, 9.6.62, p. 1059)

Working hours

  • File submission: Monday to Friday: 8.30am to 12pm
  • Delivery: Monday to Friday: 1.30pm to 4pm