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Replace work permit

  • FAQ

    • Are there fees to replace the work permit?

      There are no fees

    • Is it necessary that the commercial license is valid for the replacement of the work permit?

      Yes, the commercial license must be valid

    • Is it possible to replace the work permit after it has expired?

      The maximum permit replacement is only 4 times during a period not exceeds 6 months from the date of approval of the work permit.

    • Shall the entry permit be cancelled before replacing the work permit?

      Yes, the work permit, to be replaced, shall be canceled.

  • Service Description

    A service intended for an application submitted by the establishment for approval to replace the initial approval notice for the work permit of an approved worker. The fees were paid according to the classification of the establishment to be replaced by another worker according to the applicable form.

  • Target Audience


  • Service Procedures


    1. Log in to Tas-heel system by providing valid credentials
    2. Select the "Replace Work Permit Initial Approval Notice" service from the Initial Approval menu
    3. Enter the required information
    4. Add attachments

    Service Centers

    1. The application to replace work permit initial approval notice shall be printed at "Tas'heel" service centers
    2. The application is submitted to the Labor offices' pick-up counter.
    3. The application will be forwarded electronically to the ministry's database and fulfilling the conditions contained herein shall be checked and verified. The application will be rejected or returned to complete the missing requirements.
  • Required Documents

    • A copy of the new worker's passport valid for more than 6 months.
    • The worker's photograph with a white background.
    • A copy of the last page of the contract
  • Terms And Conditions

    • The business license shall be valid.
    • The bank guarantee and fees of the work permit to be replaced shall be paid.
    • The period of replacement shall be within a maximum period of 6 months from the date of the initial approval of the work permit.
    • The worker's age, holders of permits to be replaced shall be between 16-60 years.
    • The maximum permit replacement is only 2 times, provided that the entry permit is canceled for the worker to be replaced. The replacement shall be for a new worker with the same profession and same sex.
    • The system will prevent to change the nationality if it leads to the transformation of the establishment to another classification when the worker is replaced.
  • Timing

  • Payment

    Typing Fees : 80 AED

  • Working Hours

    • Service centers 12 hours
    • Delivery cars 12 hours
    • Smart application 24 hours

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