Urgent.. Recruiting a foreign worker from his family to the UAE does not require a "profession"

Abdallah Shahin - | Arab News

The Emirates Digital Government has confirmed that the profession of an employee or worker is no longer a condition for bringing members of his family to the UAE.

The UAE government has amended its previous provisions that allow workers in specific professions to apply for a residence visa for their family members.

And it indicated, through its official portal, that the “professional condition” has been replaced by income, so that the foreign worker can bring his family members to the UAE, and provide them with a residence visa guarantee, regardless of his profession, as long as he maintains one of the two conditions in the “income standards”, which are a minimum salary of 4000. 1 dirhams per month or a salary of 3000 dirhams, including housing.

She cautioned that if the father is residing in the country and meets the conditions for sponsoring the children, the mother is not allowed to sponsor her children, and accordingly the sponsored people obtain a residence without work, and stamp it with the stamp “Not authorized to work.”

The resident, whether he is an employee or an employer (investor), and holds a valid residence permit, may sponsor members of his immediate family, including the wife and male children under 18 years of age, and unmarried daughters.

She explained that the resident who wishes to transfer the sponsorship of his family and children from the status of a temporary entry permit to a residence visa, must complete the procedures for changing the status within a maximum period of two months from the entry of the wife and children into the UAE.

About Author

Abdallah Shahin
Abdallah Shahin
772 Total posts

Read Also

Arab News
Kuwait University solves the problem of delayed payment of faculty members’ dues

Dr. Ali Al-Kandari, at the invitation of the Faculty Association, discussed the issue of the delay in disbursing the additional burden dues for the first semester of the academic year 2023/2024, and the reasons for this delay, and called for speedy...

Arab News
The Kuwaiti Civil Service announces official working hours during Ramadan

Today, the Civil Service Commission announced the official working hours for government agencies during the holy month of Ramadan, with a flexible working hours of 4 and a half hours.

Arab News
Oman announces public holiday for schools on February 25th

On Sunday, February 25, all schools in the Sultanate of Oman, whether public or private, will be closed as a mark of respect for teachers.

Arab News
Gulf Bank of Kuwait announces a number of new banking services through its app

In 2022, Gulf Bank of Kuwait launched the latest version of its applications on smartphones, as a means of completing its plans for digital transformation, within its 2025 strategy, and its continuous endeavor to improve the customer experience.

Expo 2020 Dubai: Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid fulfils crying child's wish