Jordan requires health reports for domestic worker permits

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AMMAN — Ministry of Labor Spokesperson, Mohammad Al-Ziyoud, confirmed that the ministry doesn't issue work permits for domestic workers without a medical report from the Ministry of Health confirming their fitness.اضافة اعلان

In a statement on Sunday, Ziyoud stated that homeowners receive workers only after they undergo a medical examination at the Ministry of Health to confirm their fitness. He emphasized that if the Ministry of Health's report proves the worker is unfit, the recruitment agency must send them back, and relevant authorities will issue necessary decisions, Al-Mamlaka TV reported.

He clarified that medical examinations conducted in the worker's home country are preliminary and not relied upon for issuing work permits for domestic workers in Jordan.

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