The government of Qatar recently passed a new law mandating that all foreign nationals visiting, residing or working in Qatar have private medical insurance coverage for the entire duration of their stay. Law No. 22 of 2021 is expected to enter into effect on 4 May 2022.
The Qatari government recently passed social insurance law No. (1) of 2022, introducing several changes including an expansion of the private sector social security system and an increase in social security contribution rates.
The new law will be effective in October, six months after its publication on 19 April 2022. Implementing rules and regulations are pending and the exact publication date is not known yet.
On 30 August 2020, the government of Qatar passed two pieces of legislation establishing a statutory minimum wage and eliminating the requirement for foreign workers to obtain their employer’s permission before changing jobs. The minimum wage law will enter into […]