What are the Requirements to Resign from Your Job in Qatar?

What are the Requirements to Resign from Your Job in Qatar? By Joel Johnson - July 01, 2021

Requirements to Resign

There are several safe steps we need to ensure and be aware regarding resigning a job to leave this country, resigning to change your job or resigning for several other valid reasons.  However, this article emphasises on what are the requirements and steps you must follow in order to ensure safe resigning from your current company.

Various job consultancies in Qatar would be able to resolve these enquiries which we may be having at the moment.

Resigning to change jobs

• Workers must notify their prospective employers via the electronic system of the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs.
• Must be given one to two months of prior notice period if you have been working for less than two years.
• If you are an experienced employee working over two years, then you should notify at least two months in advance.

Probation period

• Prospective employers must give at least one month notice via the ADLSA's electronic system.
• The new employer should compensate the former employer with an agreed payment, which must not go beyond the equivalent of the two months of the worker's basic wage.
The below statements are highlighted about the notice period duration, which are according to the previous updates and are no longer valid.

Do you want to change to a different firm or are you planning to leave the country and wish to tell your employer? You can always avail this online service by MADSLA that is specialized in notifying the employer of changing workplace by mutual consent and changing the company of the fixed-term or indefinite contracts and arbitrary dismissal. No matter you are in HR, IT or even Business Management firms, you can always avail to the services mentioned below.

Requirements needed before availing this e-service

• Contract of employment
• Notification
• Companies' new letter
• Establishment’s Registration
• In case of perceptions of arbitration by the company, the employee must obtain a letter of perceptions of arbitrary to show its evidence.
• ID Card number
• Mobile number
Terms and conditions
• The new company or organisation must not have any restrictions that prevent change in the employee's workplace.
Duration of the notice period
• The employee should be able to notify before the expiry of the contract by one moth precisely if the employment contract is of fixed-term.
• If the employment contract is indefinite, the employee's service must not be less than 5 years and the notifications should be as follows:
1. 30 days or one month if the duration of the service is 5 years.
2. 60 days or two months if the duration of the service exceeds 5 years.
3. Target groups (Private Sector).

Requirement of online submission for the notice period

• Candidates looking to change workplace can upload their details here:  http://e-notice.adlsa.gov.qa
• The site will only work from Sunday to Thursday, from 7 AM to 2 PM.
• Ensure to attach a copy of the notification form after being signed.
• The notice period starts immediately after the form is submitted on the Ministry's website.
• Applications and approvals are subjected to all the conditions stated by the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs.

There are many best recruitment agencies in Qatar which will enable you to find the best fit for you once you resigned from the current company. Prior to that, always ensure that the notice period and resignation process are done aptly.

By Joel Johnson - July 01, 2021

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