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Absence from Work (Absconding Report) Domestic Workers

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  • Service Description

    This service is offered by the Ministry to employers to report the absence of a domestic worker for a period exceeding seven days without the employer being aware of that worker's location and without being able to contact him/her.

  • Target Audience

    Employers, employees

  • Service Procedures

    1. Log in with your username and password or use UAE Pass
    2. Enter the domestic worker's personal information (passport number, ID number, unified number, name, date of birth, nationality).
    3. Payment of prescribed federal fees.
    4. The application will be forwarded electronically to the Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs and Ports Security for verification of compliance.
    5. Shortfalls will be reported to the customer for completion
    6. Approvals or rejections will be communicated to the customer via text message and e-mail
    7. Once the process is completed, the seal of the Ministry will be placed.
  • Required Documents

    Passport or employment visa of the domestic worker (if available).

  • Terms And Conditions

    A domestic worker must be absent from work for a period exceeding seven days.

  • Timing

  • Payment

    All Emirates except the Emirate of Dubai The Emirate of Dubai
    315 dirhams The service is provided through the systems of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs - Dubai


    • Business Centers commission is capped at 72 dirhams
    • Except for federal charges, the service is free of charge via MOHRE's website and smart app.

    *Please note that the fees shown above do not include tax and collection charges.

  • Relation of service with other service

    Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs and Ports Security

  • Notes:

    The customer will be notified once the request has been completed. Applicants can follow up on their applications by visiting:

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