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Issuance of a New License for Temporary Employment and Mediation Agency

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  • Service Description

    Temporary employment and outsourcing or mediation, or a combination of temporary employment and outsourcing and mediation activities: a service provided by the Ministry to those wishing to obtain a Recruitment and Temporary Employment Agency license. In this service, the agency mediates by bringing together the two parties and their representatives together to negotiate the terms of the employment contract irrespective of whether this leads to an employment relationship, without the agency becoming a party.

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  • Service Procedures

    1. Log in with your username and password or use UAE Pass
    2. Submit an application through one of the service delivery channels.
    3. Check that requirements and supporting documents are met for verification and approval
    4. Shortfalls will be reported to the establishment for completion
    5. Upon compliance with all conditions and documents, the application will be approved, and issuance of the license certificate, and the customer will be notified of the approval to complete the payment process
    6. Payment of Federal fees, and bank guarantee or insurance according to the type of activity chosen when issuing the approval
  • Required Documents

    1. Initial approval from the Department of Economic Development to issue the license and reserve the trade name of the business.
    2. A diagram showing the location of the establishment.
    3. Copies of the licensee's passport and Emirates ID cards.
    4. Copy of the valid trade license of the Corporation, and copies of the legal representative passport and Emirates ID cards.
    5. Acknowledgment of the legal regulations governing agencies activities.
    6. Provide Credit reports of the Licensee, sole proprietor, or the partners of the legal entity issued by competent authorities.
    7. A valid Police Clearance certificate
    8. Certificate of Financial Solvency (Bank statement)
    9. Licensee’s Property Report issued by the Land Department
  • Terms And Conditions

    • The Applicant Sole Proprietorship or any of its partners in the legal person cannot be employed by the Ministry or a second-degree relative, either a husband or wife, provided a written acknowledgement of the same is provided by the legal representative of the legal person.
    • The applicant must have a clearly identifiable address solely for the purposes of conducting business with the exception of the case in which the Ministry permits the license applicant to conduct his recruitment activity electronically.
    • Legal representatives of legal persons must submit a written statement indicating their knowledge and acceptance of the legal regulations governing the practice of agency.
    • The license applicant, whether he is a person in a sole proprietorship or a partner in a legal person, should not be an owner or partner in an establishment in which one of the reasons for cessation of the establishments was provided as a result of violating the provisions of the Law Regulating Labor Relationships, its implementing regulations, or the decisions issued in implementation of them.
    • The decree-law prohibits sole proprietorship owners or partners from being convicted of crimes against honour, breach of trust, human trafficking, or any other criminal offense outlined therein, unless they have been rehabilitated in the case of a prison sentence or after the lapse of one year if a fine has been imposed.
    • That the individual institution or persons delegated submit to the Ministry a bank guarantee of not be less than (300) thousand dirhams at all times during the validity of the license in the case of licensing a mediation agency, and not less than one million dirhams in licensing a temporary employment agency and outsourcing or in the case of a combination of the two activities ( Temporary employment, outsourcing and mediation), and it must be renewed automatically or provide an insurance system as an alternative to the guarantee. Issued pursuant to it. The Ministry may allocate all or some of the guarantee or insurance, to pay any amounts due from the agency, for its failure to implement its obligations, or for non-compliance with the instructions and decrees issued thereto.
    • Submitting the credit report of the license applicant, person in a sole proprietorship or a partner in a legal person issued by the competent authority.
    • Changes or amendments to the license details may not be made without a written approval from the Ministry
    • Any other conditions imposed by a ministerial decision
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  • Payment

    Federal Fees:

    • 25,000 dirhams )Fees for issuing a license for the Mediation Agency(
    • 50,000 dirhams )Fees for issuing a new license for a Temporary Employment Agency and outsourcing Agency (
    • 75,000 dirhams )Fees for issuing a license in the event of combining of temporary employment Agency and outsourcing Agency and mediation Agency (

    Business centers charge a maximum commission of Dhs.72

    The service is free of charge via MOHRE website or MOHRE application

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

  • Relation of service with other service

    Economic Departments - Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, Customs and Ports Security - Ministry of Finance

  • 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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