Employers can now report runaway domestic workers through Absher

Jawazat announced on Sunday that employers can now file a report against runaway domestic workers to the Jawazat through MOI Abshir electronic portal on the following conditions.

Employers can revoke the report against runaway workers within 15 days after filing it online. But the revocation will not be possible online. Employers must-visit Jawazat. See: How to Check “Huroob Status” on Iqama

After the expiry of 15 days, cancellation of the report will not be possible and subsequently, the file of the concerned domestic worker will be sent to the concerned departments to complete the procedures for deportation.

Such workers will be declared illegal and banned from reentering the Kingdom, the statement said.


Mohammed Ameen is an expatriate blogger who loves sharing his experiences of living and working in the Gulf countries.