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Issuance of a new Employment contract - Domestic worker

  • FAQ

  • Service Description

    Employers wishing to apply for a work permit for a domestic worker can take advantage of this service provided by the Ministry.

  • Target Audience


  • Service Procedures

    1. Log in with the username and password or use UAE Pass.
    2. Application forms for residence permits for domestic workers are printed through a service delivery channel
    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
  • Required Documents

    1. A copy of the employer's passport, addition containing the unified number page of the citizen employer
    2. A copy of the domestic worker's passport
    3. A Colored photo of the domestic worker
    4. In the Emirates of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, employers are required to provide adequate medical insurance to their domestic workers.
    5. Employment contract for the domestic worker signed by both parties
  • Terms And Conditions

    • The employer's passport must be valid
    • The employer's original ID card must be valid
    • The resident employer / investor must possess a valid residence permit
    • The proposed worker's passport must be valid for at least three months
    • A valid medical fitness examination result must be maintained by the domestic worker
  • Timing

  • Payment

    All Emirates except the Emirate of Dubai -Two years

    Type of employer Fees
    UAE/GCC citizens/ Diplomats 265 dirhams


    All Emirates except the emirate of Dubai -One year

    Type of employer Fees
    UAE/GCC citizens/ Diplomats 215 dirhams
    Employer /Investor 5,215 dirhams


    The Emirate of Dubai

    Type of employer Fees
    UAE/GCC citizens/ Diplomats – Two years 385.75 dirhams
    Resident /Employer 5,335.75 dirhams
    Employer /Investor 5,385.75 dirhams
    • 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 and 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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