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  • Sector/Department

    Labor Offices

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Issuance of a New Work Permit - Juvenile Work Permit

  • FAQ

  • Service Description

    With this permit, establishments registered with the Ministry are permitted to employ individuals who have reached the age of 15 years and are younger than 18 years of age.

  • Target Audience

    2 working days

  • Service Procedures

    1. Log in with your username and password or use UAE Pass. (for online/ smart channels only)
    2. Submit an application through one of the service delivery channels.
    3. The application will be referred electronically to the Ministry for verification of compliance with the requirements and documents.
    4. Shortfalls will be reported to the establishment for completion
    5. Upon completion of all requirements and documents, will be approved to issue a part-time work permit
    6. Upon approval of the permit application, the contract will be approved electronically
    7. Payment of Federal fees upon approval.
  • Required Documents

    1. Clear colored photo with a white background
    2. Written consent signed by the juvenile's guardian, or custodian
    3. Medical certificate issued by a competent medical authority confirming that the juvenile concerned is medically fit for the job.
    4. Copies of valid passport and residence visa
    5. Approved employment contract issued by the Ministry, which includes both the employer's and the employee's signatures
  • Terms And Conditions

    • The occupation may not include works prohibited for juveniles, except for jobs that require skill levels 1 and 2, in addition to those that are considered dangerous and prohibited by a ministerial decree.
    • Juvenile’s occupation must be consistent with the establishment's activity.
    • The establishment must maintain a valid license without any registered violations, resulting in suspension of its operations in accordance with applicable laws.
    • The work permit application must be submitted by the authorized signatory of the establishment.
    • juvenile to be hired may not possess a valid work permit
    • A bank guarantee or insurance is not required
    • Electronic quota is not required to obtain a juvenile work permit
  • Timing

  • Payment

    • Business Centers commission is capped at 72 dirhams
    • Federal fees of 50 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


    Permit Duration:

    One year


    Type of Employment Contracts:

    Full Time / Part Time / Temporary Work / Flexible Work / Remote Work / Job Sharing

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