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Work permit under the residence of relatives issuance

  • FAQ

  • Service Description

    It is a service provided by the Ministry to any establishment wishing to employ a male or female worker (a national's spouse or child) residing in the UAE under his/her relatives' Residence , with the permit being valid for two years

  • Target Audience


  • Service Procedures

    1. Applications shall be printed at the service centers ""Tas'heel"" or through establishments participating in the Ministry's e-forms program.
    2. The application will be transferred electronically to the Ministry and fulfilling the conditions contained herein shall be checked and verified
    3. If there is something missing, the customer shall be notified thereof to complete them through the service center "Tas'heel"
    4. In case of fulfilling the conditions and documents, the customer can print the approval notice by visiting the Ministry's website
  • Required Documents

    1. The worker's passport copy (6 month validity is not required)
    2. Valid residence visa copy for the applicant
    3. Parent's passport copy (Sponsor) (6 month validity is not required)
    4. Valid residence visa copy for the parent (Sponsor)
    5. Application copy
    6. Contract copy
    7. Academic qualification copy for the professions that requires
    8. A color photograph with a white background of the worker
    9. A letter of approval issued by the competent authority shall be attached if so required (teacher – doctor – nurse – others)
  • Terms And Conditions

    Initial approval of new electronic work permit for those under the Residence of their relatives shall be approved for the following categories only:

    1. Females from the age of 18 years
    2. Husbands of national females
    3. Children of national females , the following conditions shall be fulfilled:
      • Priority in filling vacancies shall be given to UAE and GCC nationals
      • profession assigned to the worker shall be commensurate with the establishment's activity
      • The worker's passport and residence visa shall be valid.
      • Residence visa of the guardian shall be valid
      • The license of the establishment submitting the application shall be valid and free from any violations
      • The worker shall not be below the age of 18 years
      • The authorized signatory shall hold an e-signature card
  • Timing

  • Payment

    1. Request for initial approval of a new electronic work permit (Part-time) • 1st Category: AED 200 • 2nd Category: Level (A) AED 200 – Level (B) AED 200 – Level (C) AED 200 • 3rd Category: AED 200
    2. Initial approval of a new electronic work permit (Part-time) 6 month period • 1st Category: AED 300 • 2nd Category: Level (A) AED 600 – Level (B) AED 1,500 – Level (C) AED 2,000 • 3rd Category: AED 5,000 

  • Service Limitation


  • Working Hours

    Service centers "Tas'heel"

    From Saturday till Thursday
    From 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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