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Cancellation of work permit and contract

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  • Service Description

    A service provided by the ministry for canceling a work permit.

  • Target Audience

    All customers (citizens - residents - visitors)

  • Service Procedures

    1. Register/sign in to the system using your username and password or by UAE PASS via The Link
    2. Apply for the issuance of a new work permit
    3. Attach Required Documents
    4. Refer the application electronically to the Department of Electronic Services to verify the transaction and ensure that the conditions and documents are met.
    5. Notifying the customer of canceling the work permit/contract
      1. In case of missing documents, the facility is notified of the deficiencies to be completed
      2. If the conditions and documents are met, the application will be approved

    General note:

    If the customer wishes to follow up on the application, he/she can access the inquiry services from The ministry website or the smart application.

  • Required Documents

    1. E-signature card: the original.
    2. Work permit cancellation form: extracted from the Ministry's system.
  • Terms And Conditions

    • The worker's signature on the permit cancellation form.
    • Providing the visa details document: in case the work permit is not used.
    • Paying the fines due, if any, for not issuing or renewing the work permit.
  • Timing

  • Payment

    Subject to amendment in case of updating the fee decision: Typing fees – AED 83.

  • Relation of service with other service

    Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, Customs and Ports Security - The Pension and Social Security Authority / for UAE nationals

  • Working Hours



    The service can be smart and level of transformation Yes – 100%
    Obligation to obtain the service Mandatory / in case of wanting to terminate the labor relationship according to the work patterns that require cancellation of the permit
    Dealing with a Typing Center Optional
    Service Channels Businessmen services facilities / website / application / call centre

  • Download Form File Name : Cancellation of work permit and contract.pdf File size : 3.5 MB File Type : PDF

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