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Employment Registration

Employment Registration

The Investor which obtained the Investment Permit issued by the Thilawa Special Economic Zone Management Committee may employ foreign / local employees (citizens of Myanmar) working in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone. At the same time, each Investor is required to submit a list of employees with the Form of Recruitment Status, which is provided in Notice No.02/2015 of Thilawa Special Economic Zone Management Committee dated 8 July 2015, and with the standard Employment Contract it uses, to the TSMC on monthly basis.

As for the employment registration for foreign employees, the Investor shall apply for the Foreign Worker Employment Registration for their foreign employees at the Labor Section of OSSC through the Front Office of OSSC. The Labor Section of OSSC issues the Foreign Worker Employment Registration Card after reviewing the submitted documents based on the recruitment status which was submitted by the Investor to the TSMC in advance.  As for the employment registration for local employees, the Investor shall apply for the Local Worker Employment Registration for their local employees at the Labor Section of OSSC through the Front office of OSSC. The Labor Section of OSSC issues the Local Recruitment Card after reviewing the submitted documents based on the recruitment status which was submitted by the Investor to the TSMC in advance.

The Investor may recruit local employees freely through local labor recruitment agents, the labor recruitment office of the Thilawa Special Economic Zone in future, or by his own arrangement as per the Article 71 of the Myanmar SEZ Law. Related to local employment, each Investor shall comply with the exiting Myanmar SEZ Law and Rules, Labor Laws and Rules of Myanmar some of which are excerpted as follows;

  1. The employment agreement shall be signed by the employer (the Investor) and employees.
  2. The Investor shall arrange trainings for the improvement of the skill of the local employees.
  3. The Investor shall employ only the citizens of Myanmar for the work which does not require high technology and skill.
  4. Regarding the employment of skilled workers, technicians and staff, investors must have employed Myanmar citizens for at least 25 percent in the first two years, at least 50 percent in the second two years and 75 percent in the third two years.
  5. The investor may appoint the local employee who already has Worker Registration Card and in this case the Labor Section of the OSSC shall be informed regarding such employment.

In addition, the Investors may receive various kinds of consultation services such as report of employment, social security and labor dispute from the Labor Section of OSSC. The detailed procedures related to employment registration can be downloaded from the following link.

 
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All Combined_Employment Registration Download
FORM-LB1_Application for Employment Registration of Foreign Workers Download
FORM-LB2 Informing Letter for Job Vacancy Download