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Change Employer (Change Status)

  • FAQ

  • Service Description

    It is a service provided by the MOHRE to the employer who desires to Change Employer (Change Status) for domestic worker.

  • Target Audience


  • Service Procedures

    1. The request of change status is typed via the service centers Tasheel\ Tadbeer, Tawseel car or the smart application.
    2. The application is electronically transferred for auditing and to ensure that the required conditions and documents are met.
    3. If the customer desires to follow up the application, he can access the information services from the Ministry's via smart application.
  • Required Documents

    1. Copy of employer's passport "includes the page of unified number" for employer citizen/ Sheikh.
    2. Copy of the passport of the domestic worker.
    3. A colorful personal photo of the domestic worker.
    4. Original valid ID card for employer "GCC/ resident/ investor", a special ID card for employer "diplomatic"
    5. Original valid ID card for employer "citizen/ sheikh" or a copy in case the original card is not available.

      NOTE: If a copy of the employer's ID card is provided, the applicant must present his or her original ID card.

    6. Tourist visa of domestic worker, if the worker from inside the UAE.
    7. Cancellation of previous worker's residence, if the worker from inside the UAE.
  • Terms And Conditions

    1. The employer's passport must be valid.
    2. The original ID card must be valid.
    3. The residency of the employer "resident/ investor" must be valid.
    4. The applicant's original ID card must be used.
    5. The validity of the required worker's passport must not be less than 6 months.

    Note: The validity of the Change Status shall be 60 days from the date of issue, and fines shall be imposed on the worker after 60 days.

  • Timing

  • Payment

    • All Emirates except Dubai : 618 AED
    • Emirate of Dubai : 638.75 AED

  • Relation of service with other service

    Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship

  • Service Limitation


  • Working Hours

    • Smart Application
    • Service Centers Tasheel/ Tadbeer
    • Tawseel car

    From Saturday to Thursday.

    From 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

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