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Employment Visa Expenses and Procedures

Employment Visa-UAE
Employment Visa Expense and Procedures

E-QUOTA APPLICATION253Typing charge extra. Typing at Tas’heel Centre
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.53Documents Required: Passport copy of employee, Photo, Profession, Salary Details and Original Signature Card of the Authorized Signatory, Trade License and Labour Establishment Card Copy.
WORK PERMIT APPLICATION53Documents Required: Offer Letter with Company Seal/Sign and Employee’s Sign plus All documents mentioned in the above column.
LABOUR CARD FEE  (Pay at Tas’heel Centre)20532053 Second Category 2-C 653 Second Category 2-A 1553 Second Category 2-B 5053 Third Category 353 First Category
BANK GUARANTEE3000Commission varies depends on Bank. No commission at Al Masraf and NBQ. Bank Guarantee facility available with AAFAQ inside Tas’heel Centre
IMMIGRATION FEE (Can be paid Typing Centre)4001060 If the person is inside UAE 510 For visa position amendment (Typing charge extra)
MEDICAL CERTIFICATE300Amount varies depends on Hospital
EMIRATES ID270Can be typed at Typing Centre
VISA STAMPING  (Can be typed at Typing Centre)370eDNRD online (Typing charge extra)
LABOUR CONTRACT (Type from Tas’heel Centre)100To be submitted through Tas’heel Centre
TOTAL6852Typing charge not included
If the Company Category is 2-B, Add900Total: 6352
If the Company Category is 2-A5452
If the person is inside UAE, Add1230for Status Change without exit
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED For E-quota ApplicationCopy of Trade License, Labour Establishment Card, Ejari (Tenancy Contract) and filled Company information form which is available from Ta’sheel Centre. This form should be typed with information about company location, working hours, number of staff on duty, on leave, contact number of office in-charge.

For Work Permit Application

Passport Copy, one photo with white background, Attested Certificate Copy for certain professions (no need attestation for Secondary Certificates), Trade Licence Copy, Labour Computer Card Copy,  Profession + Salary with allowance (if any) GCC Driving License copy for Driver Visa application (Vehicle list from RTA also to be attached for Driver Visa), Sponsor’s E-signature Card.
After EntryTwo Photographs for Medical Test (white background)
One Photograph (white background) for Visa Stamping
One Photograph (white background) for Labour Card/Contract
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). • Project Agreements to be scanned for Contracting Companies. • Number of required workers, Gender and profession to be mentioned.  Fee: Dh253 should be paid for Quota request application at Tas’heel Centre and Dh200 extra for each additional employee. Dh2 for Labour Envelope. Original e-signature card of the authorized signatory is must to complete employment visa process.
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. Documents Required for Offer Letter: Passport copy of employee, Photo, Profession, Salary Details and Original Signature Card of the Authorized Signatory, Trade License and Labour Establishment Card Copy. Fee: Dh53
Type Work Permit application: Offer Letter with Company Seal/Sign and Employee’s Sign plus All documents mentioned in the above section.  Education Certificate required for certain professions. No need attestation for Secondary and higher Secondary Certificates. Dh53 to be paid at Tas’heel Centre. Work Permit Approval will come after two days.
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 (2A Dh653 / 2B Dh1553 / 2C Dh2053).
Pay Immigration Fee: Dh400 for each visa through eDNRD online and get e-Visa within some hours. Time takes depends on nationality for security check. E-Dirham: Payment should be made through E-Dirham Card at Thas’heel Centre. You can Buy E-Dirham Card from any branch of National Bank of Abu Dhabi or from Aafaq Islamic Finance Company found at Thas’heel branches. E-Dirham Card fee: Dh6, Top up fee: Dh4.
Minimum Age requirement for applying employment visa: 18, and Maximum: 65.

——————————————————————————————————–  Application status can be tracked through 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.  There are 60 days time from the date of Entry/Visa Position Amendment to complete Medical, Emirates ID and visa stamping.
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.

Type Medical and Emirates ID application and first go for Medical Test and then for Emirates ID fingerprint (if required). Medical Fee: Dh270+Typing charge (Normal), Emirates ID: Dh270 (two years).  After receiving Medical Certificate, type Labour Contract from Tas’heel Centre.  Fee: Dh53.

Get seal and signature of the sponsor and employee on the Labour Contract and submit through Tas’heel Centre. Submission Fee: Dh40.
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.  Labour Card and Labour Contract within 24 Hours: If you pay Dh53 extra at the time of contract submission, you can collect your Labour Contract from the same Tas’heel Centre within 24 hours. Or you can print your e-Contract and e-Labour card from
In future, if you need your Labour Contract for family visa or other purpose, you can go to Tas’heel Centre and pay there Dh53. 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.

Address of Tas’heel Centers in Dubai Al Nukhba Business Centre Matar Plaza, Qusais, Near Mai Tower Tel. 04-259 9990 Immigration Counter also available there
Estemarat Services Muraqabat Street, Opp. Coral Deira Hotel Tel. 04-704 4900 Economic Department (DED) Service also available
OnTime Business Solutions Oud Metha Road Tel. 04-397 7776 Economic Department (DED) Service also available Itqan Businessmen Services Opp. Al Mulla Plaza, Tel. 04-232 7333 Economic Department (DED) Service also available
Tas’heel Business Centre Ground Floor, Al Tawar Centre Tel. 04-263 5588
Al Reaya Services Near Oasis Centre Sheikh Zayed Road Tel. 04-346 7991
Mu’amala Businessmen Service Center First Floor, Hyat Regency Hotel, Near Shindaga Tunnel, Dubai Tel. 04-250 5566
DXB Businessmen Services First Floor, Al Khail Mall, Al Qouze-4, Dubai Tel. 04-321 3000
Boulevard Businessmen Services Bay Avenue Mall, Business Bay, Dubai Tel. 04-421 9030 Immigration, DED, Emirates ID Counters also available
Tas’heel Centre Timing: Saturday to Thursday 7:30am to 7:00pm Tel. 04-283 8800

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