Board for Employment of Foreign Nationals
The Technical Board
for Employment of Foreign Citizens would consider and decide with
regards to the granting of work permit to foreign specialists
according to the following points:
and up to date information about the supply and demand of internal
labour market, implementing the general policies of employment of
and supervision of the implementation of general policies regarding
foreign citizens` employment in the field of overcoming the shortages
of the internal labour market`s requirements, observing the laws and
and supervising and following the time scheduled training
programme of sectors which use foreign citizens` services.
and supervision of the issue of skill transfer to the Iranian
manpower and replacing the Iranians instead of the foreign
the determination and approval of the expertise level of foreign
citizens during their work permit validity.
The composition of
the members of Technical Board for Employment of Foreign Citizens is
representatives from the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs,
introduced by the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs.
representative of the sector using the foreign citizens’ services.
representative of the State Organization for Administrative and
representative of Plan and Budget Organization.
The meetings of
Technical Board for Employment of Foreign Citizens would be held
twice a week according to previous invitation chaired by one of the
representatives of the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs,
appointed by the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs.
would be in session with the participation of at least four members
and the decisions made would be valid in case of at least 3 positive
The Department for
Employment of Expatriates is obliged to follow the decisions made by
the Technical Board for Employment of Foreign Citizens.
The Ministry of
Labour and Social Affairs can, in necessary cases, establish
Technical Boards for Employment in provinces, and entrust the whole
or part of authorities of the Central Board to them.
The composition and
manner of establishment of the Technical Board for Employment of
Foreign Citizens in provinces would be according to the directions
ratified and approved by the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.