Employment Visa Expense and Procedures in UAE (Updated)
|Employment Visa Expense and Procedures (Company Category 2-D)
|Tasheel Fee: for Typing and Submission: Dh103 (for each transaction).
Steps to follow
Quota: Type e-quota application from Tas’heel Centre.
• Documents required for e-quota: Copy of Trade License, Labour Establishment Card, Tenancy Contract (Ejari).
Type Offer Letter from Tas’heel Centre and get signature and Thump Impression from the Proposed Employee. If the employee is out of UAE, mail the letter and get scanned copy of signature page.
Type Work Permit application: Offer Letter with Company Seal/Sign and Employee’s Sign plus All documents mentioned in the above section.
Pay Bank Guarantee: (Dh3000 for each) at Bank or Exchange. No commission at Al Masraf and UAQ Banks. You can pay at Aafaq Islamic finance company also. It has branch at Tas’heel Centre. If you have any excess bank guarantee with Ministry of Labour, then no need to pay bank guarantee for the new application. Bank guarantee is refundable after employee’s visa cancellation.
Pay Labour Card Fee as per the company category (See the table above).
Pay Immigration Fee: Dh403 for each visa through eDNRD online and get e-Visa within some hours. Time takes depends on nationality for security check.
Minimum Age requirement for applying employment visa: 18, and Maximum: 65.
Application status can be tracked through www.mohre.gov.ae by entering MB number which is printed on the application.
If the applicant is inside the country on cancelled visa, type Visa Position Amendment application and pay Dh510 at Typing Centre (Typing charge extra). Seal and sign by the new sponsor and submit at Immigration. You will get a Status Change proof print. After Status Change only, you can go for Medical Test.
IF THE APPLICANT ON VISIT/TOURIST VISA: If the visa holder is inside the country on Visit / Tourist Visa, type Visa Position Amendment form and pay Dh510 at Typing Centre (Typing charge extra) after issued the new employment visa.
Tourist visa holder also can can change visa inside country without exit.
SHARJAH: Employment visa will not be issued in Sharjah if the applicant is on Tourist Visa.
STEPS TO FOLLOW (AFTER ENTRY/STATUS CHANGE)
Get seal and signature of the sponsor and employee on the Labour Contract and submit through Tas’heel Centre. Submission Fee: Dh103.
Submit visa Stamping form through typing centre: Fee Dh370+Typing charge. You should have your company User ID and Password for visa transactions.
After online submission, Zajel courier will collect the passport and attachments from Typing Centre or your office. You should wait for online approval before calling Zajel. After visa stamping they will deliver passport to your office after two days.
Urgent: If you choose urgent visa stamping, pay Dh100 extra through online at the time of submission and take the passport to Immigration branch to stamp the visa same time. You should wait for online approval before going to Immigration. Security approval takes time depends on nationality.
In future, if you need your Labour Contract for family visa or other purpose, you can go to Tas’heel Centre and pay there Dh103 or print from Typing Center. Passport copy is enough for this purpose.
WORK PERMIT EXTENSION: Work Permit is renewable every 10 days upon payment of Dh500 fee each time for a maximum of six times calculated from the date of expiry of its initial or renewed term. Service available at Tas’heel Centre.
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