We at PRO Desk caters visa requirement service for Corporate (Employment Visa) as well as Individual person (Family Visa) without any hassle. Our in house expert team along with on hands team on the ground has direct access to government department and Ministry of Labour to provide first hand information. We understand the needs of each client and provide cost effective solutions as well as timely completion of jobs. Our back office team provides timely updates on day to day basis to our clients which is our integral part of our service.

To know more about Visa services and requirements kindly click on the below listed services:-

Description Note
E-QUOTA APPLICATION Type from tas'heel centre
OFFER LETTER & WORK PERMIT Type from tas'heel centre
LABOUR FEE (Pay at Tas'heel Centre):
Second Category 2-A
Second Category 2-B
Second Category 2-C
BANK GUARANTEE Need to pay in tas'heel centre by Cash
ENTRY PERMIT Application needs to be prepared through GDRFA.
MEDICAL Application needs to be prepared from typing centre.
EMIRATES ID Application needs to be prepared at authorized typing centre.
LABOUR CONTRACT To be prepared and needs to submit in tas'heel Centre
VISA STAMPING Application needs to be prepared through GDRFA.
Type Description
E-Quota Documents Trade License, Labor Card, Ejari, Designation, Gender
Offer Letter Documents Trade License, Labor Card, Passport Copy, Salary Details
Work Permit Documents Trade License, Labor Card, Passport Copy, Salary Details, Education Certificate, Photo
Labor Fee Documents Company Labor Card
Bank Guarantee Documents Company Labor Card
Entry Permit Documents Company Trade Licence, Establishment Card, Color Passport Copy, Photo, EDNRD Token with Username and Password or Online registartion receipt, MB Number
Change Status Documents Company Trade Licence, Establishment Card, Color Passport Copy, Visa Page, EDNRD Token with Username and Password or Company Partner Original EID
Medical Documents Passport Copy, Visa Page with Entry Date or Change Status copy
EID Documents Original Passport, Visa Copy, Personal Details
Labor Contract Documents Trade License, Labor Card, Passport Copy, Visa Page with Entry Date or Change Status
Visa Stamping Documents Trade License, Establishment card, Passport Copy, Visa Page with Entry Date or Change Status, Photo, EDNRD Token with Username and Password or Company Partner Original EID

First Step:

Quota: To apply Employment visa for any candidate recruited by the company, it needs to apply the quota. The E-quota application form is available at Tasheel Centre.

Second Step:

Offer Letter: Once the quota is approved, the offer letter needs to be typed from Tas'heel Centre and get signature and Thump Impression from the Employee. If the employee is out of the county, the offer letter can be emailed and on signing the documents needs to send the scanned copy for submission.

Third Step:

Work Permit: Once you received the signed Offer Letter, Work Permit application needs to be typed at Tasheel along with the offer letter and Company Seal/Sign and plus All documents mentioned in the above section.
Kindly note for certain Designation attested Education Certificate is required. No need attestation for Secondary and higher Secondary Certificates. Work Permit Approval will come after two days to 4 working days depending on the Nationality.
Application status can be tracked through www.mol.gov.ae by entering MB number which is printed on the application.
WORK PERMIT EXTENSION: Due to any reason if the company is not able to proceed with the next step, 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. This can be done at any Tasheel centre.

Fourth Step:

Bank Guarantee: Once the Work Permit is approved company needs to pay Bank Guarantee (Dh3000 for each) at Bank or Exchange. If the company has any excess bank guarantee reflecting in the Ministry of Labour, then no need to pay bank guarantee for the new application. On cancellation of Employment Visa the Bank guarantee is refundable.

Fifth Step:

Labour Card: The Labour Fee needs to be paid as per the company category mentioned in the Ministry of Labour.

Sixth Step:

Immigration Fee: On paying the Bank Guarantee and Labour fee, you then need to type the Entry Permit Application form with a fee of Dh430 if Outside country & DH1100 if Inside country, for each visa through eDNRD online and get e-Visa on approval. Depending on the Nationality Entry permit will be out after security check.
Minimum Age requirement for applying employment visa: 18, and Maximum: 65.
There is 60 day’s time from the date of Entry/Visa Position Amendment to complete Medical, Emirates ID and visa stamping.

Seventh Step:

Change Status: If the employee is inside the country on receiving the Entry permit it needs to do Change status. The application needs to be filled at EDNRD and wait for the approval. If the applicant is on VISIT VISA / TOURIST VISA the same process to be followed of (6th & 7th)
Tourist visa holder also can change visa inside country without exit.

Eight Step:

Medical Typing: On completing the Change Status, you can then do Medical typing and then proceed to do the Medical Test at the authorised Medical Centre.

Ninth Step:

Emirates ID Typing: Once Medical typing is done then you can do Emirates ID typing and then proceed for finger prints (if required).

Tenth Step:

Labour Contract: On receiving the Medical Report you can then proceed to do the Labour Contract typing at Tasheel Centre. Employee should sign on the Labour contract with the company seal and then submit the Labour Contract at Tasheel Centre.

Eleventh Step:

Visa Stamping: The final step of the Employment Visa process is to proceed with the Visa stamping application through any typing Centre. Once the application is submitted online one should wait for the approval from the Immigration. The approval message will be received through sms on the mobile number given and an Airway bill number will be assigned to pick up the Original passport by Zajel. Kindly contact Zajel and arrange for pickup of documents. After the Visa is stamped on the passport Zajel will deliver the passport after 2 working days. . You should have your company User ID and Password for visa transactions.
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.

Type Fees
E-Quota Application AED 253.00 per Quota
Offer Letter & Work permit AED 106.00
Labor Fee Category A - AED 653.00
Category B - AED 1553.00
Category C - AED 2053.00
Bank Guarantee AED 3020.00
Immigration Typing Inside Country - AED 1100.00
Outside Country - AED 430.00
Medical Normal - AED 300.00
48 Hours - AED 450.00
VIP - AED 750.00
Emirates ID 2 Years - AED 270.00
3 Years - AED 370.00
Labor Contract AED 91.00
Visa Stamping Normal - AED 450.00
VIP - AED 550.00

First Step:

Labour Card Renewal: Inorder to renew the employment visa, Offer letter needs to be renewed from Thas'heel Centre by paying fees according to Company category listed in the mol. You can check your company category through www.mol.gov.ae

Second Step:

Medical Typing: Type medical application form and then proceed to do the Medical Test at the authorised Medical Centre.

Third Step:

Emirates ID Typing: EID application needs to be typed.

Fourth Step:

Visa Stamping: On completing the medical and EID type visa stamping application and get seal and signature of the local sponsor. Once the application is submitted online one should wait for the approval from the Immigration. The approval message will be received through sms on the mobile number given and an Airway bill number will be assigned to pick up the Original passport by Zajel. Kindly contact Zajel and arrange for pickup of documents. After the Visa is stamped on the passport Zajel will deliver the passport after 2 working 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.
Age above 65 years: Labour Card can be renewed according to the above mentioned fees till the age of 65. If the age is above 65 years charges will be normal fees + Dh5000 extra to be paid at the time of renewal. This renewal is unlimited till the company needs such employee's service.
Validity of Visa: If you are renewing the visa before expiry date, the new visa will start from the date of submission. If you are renewing after expiry of the existing visa, the new visa will start from the date of last expiry.
Renewal Offer Letter Documents Trade License, Labor Card, Passport Copy, Visa Page, Salary Details
Labor Fee Documents Company Labor Card
Medical Documents Passport Copy, Visa Page
EID Documents Original Passport, Visa Copy, EID Copy
Labor Contract Documents Trade License, Labor Card, Passport Copy, Visa Page
Visa Stamping Documents Trade License, Establishment card, Passport Copy, Visa Page, Photo, EDNRD Token with Username and Password or Company Partner Original EID
Type Fees
Renewal Offer Letter AED 106.00
Labor Fee Category A - AED 653.00
Category B - AED 1553.00
Category C - AED 2053.00
Medical Normal - AED 300.00
48 Hours - AED 450.00
VIP - AED 750.00
Emirates ID 2 Years - AED 270.00
3 Years - AED 370.00
Visa Stamping Normal - AED 450.00
VIP - AED 550.00

First Step:

Labour Cancellation: Type labour cancellation application form Tasheel centre by using E-signature card of the local sponsor. Employee need to sign on the Labour application under his statement I certify that i received all my dues and entitlements. Employee's Signature: Employee should not sign before receiving his/her dues, if any. On signing the cancellation paper, submit the labour form at the Tasheel centre and attach the receipt with Immigration form.

Second Step:

Immigration Cancellation: Type the Immigration cancellation form and put company seal and signature of the local sponsor. Attach the Labour cancellation receipt copy while submitting the Immigration form along with the Original passport to the Immigration. Visa cancellation can be done at the same time.
Grace Period for Visa: 30 days from the date of expiry.
Grace Period for Labour Card: 60 days from the date of expiry.
Grace Period for Emirate ID: 30 days from the date of expiry.

The cancellation of the visa in the passport needs to be completed within 30 days from the date of cancellation of Labour card. Once the labour is cancelled you cannot fly before cancelling or renewing your visa. 30 days grace period from the date of cancellation counts from the date of Labour Card Cancellation.
Emirates ID: No need Emirates ID for visa cancellation. ID file will be cancelled automatically along with visa. You should keep a copy of your Emirates ID for the future application. Your ID number will not change and you can renew your Card when you come on new employment visa. Biometrics will not be required next time.
Cancellation before Visa stamping: The visa can be cancelled before Medical, ID and stamping visa on your passport. Work permit file needs to be cancelled through Tasheel Centre and cancel Entry permit from Immigration. You cannot exit UAE before stamping or cancelling your visa.
Dependents Visa: Before cancelling the employment visa one need to see whether any dependants (spouse, children, maid) are still under his/her sponsorship, their visa must be cancelled before cancelling the applicant visa in the passport. After the cancellation of sponsor visa, dependents can stay here 30 days without fine. During this period, sponsor can stamp his/her own visa and then apply for dependents visa.
Family visa hold: Immigration has not stopped the Family visa on hold option.
Labor Cancellation Documents Trade License, Labor Card, Passport Copy, Visa Page copy
Immigration Cancellation Documents Trade License, Immigration Card, Passport Copy, Visa Page copy
Type Fees
Labor Cancelation AED 100.00
Immigration Cancelation AED 100.00

How to get Employment Visa during ban period?

With effective Jan 2016, the Ministry of Labour (MOL) has come out with new rules regarding employment contracts, termination and work permits. As per the new rules, a six-month labour ban will not be imposed on an employee, if he/she and the employer opt for mutual termination of job contract. The new rules have been designed to reinforce a "balanced and productive" relationship between employers and employees. However for the employee who didn’t complete the 6 months in the company will get labour ban.

Company who wants to apply Work Permit for the ladies who are under the sponsorship of their husband/father can do so. She can work in any organisation by continuing her visa under the sponsorship of husband/father.

First Step:

Offer Letter: On confirming the candidate. the offer letter needs to be typed from Tasheel Centre and get signature and Thump Impression from the Employee.

Second Step:

Work Permit: Once you received the signed Offer Letter, Work Permit application needs to be typed at Tasheel along with the offer letter and Company Seal/Sign and plus All documents mentioned in the above section.
Kindly note for certain Designation attested Education Certificate is required. No need attestation for Secondary and higher Secondary Certificates. Work Permit Approval will come after two days to 4 working days depending on the Nationality.
Application status can be tracked through www.mol.gov.ae by entering MB number which is printed on the application.

Third Step:

Labour Fee: The Labour Fee needs to be paid as per the company category mentioned in the Ministry of Labour. Validity of Work Permit: The work permit is valid for the period of two years
Offer Letter Documents Passport copy of employee, Photography with White Background, Designation, Salary Details of the employee and Original E-Signature Card, Trade License and Labour Establishment Card Copy of the company
Work Permit Documents • Passport copy with valid visa
• One photograph with white background
• Passport copy of sponsor
• NOC of sponsor (husband/father) in Arabic for working with the company
• Profession and salary
• Education Certificate copy (for certain professions)
• Approval Letter from Ministry of Education (for school staff only)
• Copy of Trade License & Labour Establishment Card
• Original E-signature Card of sponsor/authorized signatory
Type Fees
Offer Letter & Work permit AED 106.00
Labor Fee Category A - AED 653.00
Category B - AED 1553.00
Category C - AED 2053.00
Labor Contract AED 91.00

Company who wants to apply Work Permit for the ladies who are under the sponsorship of their husband/father can do so. She can work in any organisation by continuing her visa under the sponsorship of husband/father.

First Step:

Cancellation of Labour Card: For cancelling the Labour card of the employee whose visa is sponsored by the husband, you need to type the application from the Tasheel Centre and get company stamp and signature from the sponsor and the employee. You need to submit the application at the Ministry of Labour to process the cancellation.
BAN: If a husband sponsored visa wants to cancel the work permit before completing two years of the contract with the employer, there will be a Six month ban. Six month ban is applicable for relative sponsored lady also if she fails to complete two years with the employer.
Offer Letter Documents Passport copy of employee, Photography with White Background, Designation, Salary Details of the employee and Original E-Signature Card, Trade License and Labour Establishment Card Copy of the company
Work Permit Documents • Passport copy with valid visa
• One photograph with white background
• Passport copy of sponsor
• NOC of sponsor (husband/father) in Arabic for working with the company
• Profession and salary
• Education Certificate copy (for certain professions)
• Approval Letter from Ministry of Education (for school staff only)
• Copy of Trade License & Labour Establishment Card
• Original E-signature Card of sponsor/authorized signatory
Type Fees
Work Permit Cancellation AED 100.00

Step One:

Amendment in Labour Contract: If an Employee wants to change the Designation in the Visa, the first and foremost step is to do the amendment in the Labour contract. The new Labour contract needs to be typed from Tasheel Centre. A Fee of DH253 with the required documents along with the company seal and signature from the sponsor and employee needs to be submitted at the Tasheel Centre. A Fee of DH100 will be charged for submission. The status of the Application can be tracked through MoL website. E-Contract Print: The Amended contract / labour card can be printed from MoL website after three days from the date of submission of the application.
Urgent Contract:If in case you need the revised contract urgently, you need to pay DH53 extra at the Tasheel Centre and can collect the Original Labour Contract from Tasheel Centre with 24 hours.

Second Step:

New Visa Stamping: Once the approval form the MOL is come kindly attached the copy of the new contract along with the Change of Designation application and submit online for the GDRFA approval. On receiving the approval New visa sticker with the change in the Designation can be placed on the passport.
In case of new employee, you can change the Profession and Increase in salary in the contract once you received the Labour contract from Ministry of Labour. There is no need to wait for the period of 6 months or for the time of renewal of visa.
Change in Designation Documents • Passport Copy
• Labour Contract Copy
• Labour Card Copy
• One photograph (white background)
• Company's Trade License copy & Labour Establishment Card copy
• Attested Educational Certificate copy (for certain professions)
Type Fees
Change in Labor AED
Change in Immigration AED 175.00

Step One:

Immigration Application: If in case the Visa stamped passport is expired, the visa can be shifted to the new passport by filling online application with any authorised Typing centre. The charges would be DH110 for the normal typing and if it’s required urgently an additional DH100 will be charged. Kindly note the typing charges would be additional.
Once the application is filled it needs to be stamped and sign by the sponsor and then can be submitted to the Immigration office.
Required Documents • Prepaid application form (can be typed from Typing Centre)
• One photograph (white background)
• Original passport (new and old)
• Copy of Immigration Establishment Card.
• Copy of Trade License

Visa Cancellation outside Country: Visa cancellation can be done if an Employee is outside the country in two different scenario.
Employee stays more than 6 months: If an Employee goes out of the country and doesn’t want to work any further, the Employer needs to cancel his Visa. During this circumstance as per UAE immigration law the Visa can be cancelled only if the Employee is outside the country for more than 6 months.

First Step:

Immigration Exit Pass: - On receiving the notification from the Employee to cancel his visa while he is outside the country, the Employer can get the Exit pass from Main Immigration at Jafliya at section 15. The employer needs to pay DH120 at the Immigration.

Second Step:

Labour cancellation: - On receiving the Exit pass from immigration, apply for labour cancellation at Tasheel Centre. Kindly attach all the required company documents along with stamp of the company.

Third Step:

Outside Cancellation Typing: Once the labour is cancelled you can type the Immigration cancellation form at any authorised typing centre.
Visa Cancellation outside country less than 6 months: If an employee is outside the country and wants to cancel his visa, he needs to send his Original Passport and EID to the Employer. Type the Cancellation form outside country and apply online for approval.
Required Documents • Passport Copy
• Visa Page Copy
• Exit Stamp Copy

Companies that have no violations with the Ministry of Labour may apply for mission visas, provided that the person who will hold the mission visa should not have a ban. Visa validity 3 months and can be renewed against payment of Dh 500. Click here to check whether your Company is eligible to apply for Mission Visa. Click on Company information and enter your Labour Establishment Card number.

First Step:

Quota: To apply Mission visa for any candidate recruited by the company, it needs to apply the quota. The e-quota application form is available at Tasheel Centre. Documents required for e-quota: Copy of Trade License, Labour Establishment Card, Tenancy Contract (Ejari). While applying quota one needs to know the, Gender (whether Male or Female) and profession (Designation) to be mentioned.
Original e-signature card of the authorized signatory is must to complete mission visa process.

Second Step:

Offer Letter: Once the mission quota is approved, the offer letter needs to be typed from Tasheel Centre and get signature and Thump Impression from the Employee. If the employee is out of the county, the offer letter can be emailed and on signing the documents needs to send the scanned copy for submission. Documents Required for Offer Letter: Passport copy of employee, Photography with White Background, Designation, Salary Details of the employee and Original E-Signature Card, Trade License and Labour Establishment Card Copy of the company.

Third Step:

Mission Visa Permit: Once you received the signed Offer Letter, Mission visa Permit application needs to be typed at Tasheel along with the offer letter and Company Seal/Sign and plus All documents mentioned in the above section. Work Permit Approval will come after two days to 4 working days depending on the Nationality. Application status can be tracked through www.mol.gov.ae by entering MB number which is printed on the application.

Fourth Step:

Bank Guarantee: Once the Mission visa is approved company needs to pay Bank Guarantee (Dh3000 for each) at Bank or Exchange. If the company has any excess bank guarantee reflecting in the Ministry of Labour, then no need to pay bank guarantee for the new application. On cancellation of Employment Visa the Bank guarantee is refundable.

Fifth Step:

Labour Card: The Labour Fee needs to be paid as per the company category mentioned in the Ministry of Labour.

Sixth Step:

Immigration Fee: On paying the Bank Guarantee and Labour fee, you need to then type the Entry Permit Application form with a fee of Dh750 if Outside country & DH320 if Inside country, for each visa through EDNRD online and get e-Visa on approval. Depending on the Nationality Entry permit will be out after security check. Visa holder should enter UAE within 14 days from the date of Visa issue. If exceeds, visa will be invalid and new visa application should be submitted.
Medical & Labour Contract: Once u enter UAE the Medical and Labour Contract should be completed within 30 days from the date of arrival. For mission visa holder there is no need for Emirates ID and visa stamping. Validity of labour Contract is 90 days, the same can be renewed for another 90 days.
FINE: In case of failure to complete Medical & Labour Contract within 30 days from the date of entry, fine for delay will be calculated at Dh100 for every day.
Labour Card Renew: On completing the 90 days period the labour card needs to be renewed within 7 days from the date of expiry. There is a Fine of DH100 per day for non-renewal of contract on time. In case of non-renewal of the contract the mission visa holder needs to exit the country within a period of 7 days. There is a fine of DH100 per day after 7 days grace period.
Single Entry Only: No multiple entries are allowed for Mission Visa holder. Once the person exits the country the visa will be invalid.
E-Quota Documents Copy of Trade License, Labour Card, Tenancy Contract (Ejari)
Offer Letter Documents Passport copy of employee
Photography with White Background
Designation
Salary Details of the employee
Original E-Signature Card
Trade License
Establishment Card Copy of the company.
Type Fees
E-Quota Application AED 253.00 per Quota
Offer Letter & Work permit AED 106.00
Labor Fee Category A - AED 653.00
Category B - AED 1553.00
Category C - AED 2053.00
Bank Guarantee AED 3020.00
Immigration Typing Inside Country - AED 1100.00
Outside Country - AED 430.00
Medical Normal - AED 300.00
48 Hours - AED 450.00
VIP - AED 750.00
Labor Contract AED 91.00
First Step:
Non-Renewal of Labour Card: On completing the 90 days period the labour card needs to be renewed within 7 days from the date of expiry. There is a Fine of DH100 per day for non-renewal of contract on time. In case of non-renewal of the contract the mission visa holder needs to exit the country within a period of 7 days. There is a fine of DH100 per day after 7 days grace period.

Second Step:
Cancelation: Once the employee exits the country, the exit information print needs to be taken from the immigration at Jafliya, section number 15 and then proceed with the Immigration cancellation. A fee of DH120 to be paid at the immigration for taking the Exit prints. Do the cancellation application typing at the any authorized typing centre.

Third Step:
Labour Cancelation: On doing the Immigration cancellation, then proceed with Labour Card cancellation from Tasheel Centre.

Note: Inorder to apply for the Employment Visa for the mission holder candidate , it is mandate to exit UAE.

Required Documents • Passport Copy
• Visa Page Copy
• Exit Stamp Copy
• Company TL Copy
• Labor Card
• Immigration Card Copy
• Original E-signature Card
Type Fees
Labor Cancelation AED 100.00

In UAE Outpass is issued to person who needs to go back to his home town country without valid documents. Outpass is just a one way permit issued by the consulate of respective county to certify the Nationality of the respective individual. The process for issuing Outpass is varied from countries to countries. Below are the procedures with regards to different Nationality.

Out Pass Process at Dubai Immigration: If the person has a Passport he needs to go to AL Aweer Main Immigration along with the Air ticket to his Home town country and apply for the Out Pass Permit. The officer will do the Finger Print and IRIS scan and will issue an Exit pass to Exit from the country with a validity of the pass is 7 days. The fee for the Pass is Dh 220.

If the person doesn’t have the Passport, he needs to get the Outpass from the respective Consulate depending on the nationality.

For Indian Nationality:

With regards to Indian Nationality, the individual person should go to the consulate and meet an officer who will carry out an interview and on the satisfactory answer of all questions the application will be accepted for doing the further process. It will take minimum 15 days to get the Outpass.
Required Documents • Passport Copy
• Visa Page Copy
• Exit Stamp Copy
Type Fees
Indian Consulate Charges AED 50.00
Afghanistan Consulate Charges AED 25.00
Bangladesh Consulate Charges AED 60.00
Pakistan Consulate Charges AED 30.00
Question – What is the procedure to put Employee Absconding in Immigration?
What is the procedure to put Employee Absconding in the Labour?

We at PRO Desk assist customer in applying Absconding case in Immigration and Labour department. If any Employee remains absent and has not reported to office for 7 consecutive days, the Employer can file Absconding case against them at the Immigration and Labour. Following are the process to be followed:-

Type Electronic application form from any Tasheel Centre, the application will be registered in the Labour department and online approval will receive by next day to the applicant. Take the approval print out and then submit the documents at the Immigration Department. For some Nationalities an Air Ticket fare needs to be deposited at the Immigration.

Incase of fake filling of Absconding report, the Employer shall be bound to pay AED 10,000 as penalty and the company file will be banned from transaction.
Bank Guarantee amount will be not be refunded as against that particular Employee in the system.

Required Documents A personal file print out from the immigration to prove that the person is inside the country, Passport copy of the person, Labour card copy of the company, Establishment card copy of the company, Original E-signature card of the sponsor, Trade License copy of the company.
Type Fees
Tasheel Fee AED 53.00
Immigration Personal file print AED 120.00
Immigration fee AED 350.00
Deposit AED 5000.00
Question – What is the annual leave entitlement of the Employee?

The Employee is entitled to Annual leave yearly for every year of service provided. The leave is calculated as below:-

1. If the employee has completed his services more than 6 months and less than one year then Two days leave for every month of the service provided.
2. The employee is entitled for thirty days annually on successfully completing one year of services in the company. If the employee completes more than a year and wants to avail leave after 15 months, the employee is eligible for 30 days of last year and fraction of leave of the current year.

What should be considered while annual leave calculation is done of the employee?
The employee is entitled to receive his basic wage plus his accommodation allowance during the annual leave calculation. Any other allowances which he receives in the working month should also be considered in calculating the annual leave pay.

Right of the Employer and Employee on Leave period.
The employer has the right to decide on employee annual leave to be taken after completing the year and if required he is entitled to divide the leave into two parts depending on the nature of the work.
The Employee is not required to work during his annual leave more than once during 2 consecutive years of the service provided. The Employer if required can defer the annual leave once in 2 consecutive years provided that the employee is being paid the annual leave wages. The employee has right to be paid his full wage before taking his annual leave, plus the wage of the leave days he has accrued.

Calculation of the Annual leave due during Termination or Resignation
If the employee is Terminated or Resigned from the job the annual leave calculation will be done from the date of joining till the time of Termination or Resignation. If the period is more than 6 months or less than a year then the employee is entitle to receive:-
- Two days of leave every month from the date of joining.
- If it is more than a year than 30 days of annual leave is considered
- If the employee has completed 15 months and then the leave period of 30 days plus 2 days of every month from the completion of one year.

The process of Partner or Investor Visa is being simpler in Immigration than before. All the necessary documents required needs to be kept ready and apply at the authorised typing centre. The Visa will be sent through registered email id.

Steps to be followed:

First Step:

Investor / Partner Visa Application: In order to apply for Partner Visa the individual must be a Partner in the Trade License. The License can be a LLC or Professional. The minimum share required for Partner or Investor visa is 25%. Type the Investor Visa application from any authorised typing centre along with the required documents. If the person is inside country then type Visa for Inside country and If the person is outside the country then type application outside country. On approval from Immigration the visa will be sent through registered email id at the time of application. There is no Bank Guarantee for Partner Visa.

Second Step:

Change Status: If the Partner is inside the country, on getting the Residence Entry permit, he can to do the change status without exiting the country. The change status can be done by applying through any authorised Typing centre. On receiving the approval message from GDFRA, the change status documents will be sent to a registered email id.

Third Step:

Medical Typing: On completing the Change Status, you can then do Medical typing and then proceed to do the Medical Test at the authorised Medical Centre.

Fourth Step:

Emirates ID Typing: Once Medical typing is done then you can do Emirates ID typing and then proceed for finger prints (if required).

Fifth Step:

Visa Stamping: On receiving the Medical report and EID application, proceed to the nearest Typing Centre to process the Visa stamping. Once the application is submitted online one should wait for the approval from the Immigration. The approval message will be received through sms on the mobile number given and an Airway bill number will be assigned to pick up the Original passport by Zajel. Kindly contact Zajel and arrange for pickup of documents. After the Visa is stamped on the passport Zajel will deliver the passport after 2 working days.
Documents Required: • Passport copy of Partner (Color)
• Dependent Passport Original
• One photograph with white background
• Sponsor's original Emirates ID
• Original Memorandum of Association for LLC
• Trade License copy - Partners page copy in License
• Copy of LSA Agreement in case of Professional License
• Immigration Establishment Card copy
• Ejari
• 3 Month's Bank Statement
• Bank IBAN Number
• Recent Dewa Bill
• Attested Marriage Certificate
Type Fees
Immigration Typing Outside Country - AED 450.00
Insideside Country - AED 1080.00
Immigration File Opening AED 230.00
Immigration Deposit (Refundable) AED 2020.00
Medical Normal - AED 300.00
48 Hours - AED 450.00
VIP - AED 750.00
Emirates ID AED 370.00
Visa Stamping AED 520.00

The Partner / Investor Visa can be renewed after 3 years. The process for renewing the Partner Visa is made simpler than before. There are two options to renew the Partner / Investor visa as below:-

E-DNRD: User Name & Password

First Step The medical typing of the applicant needs to be done and proceed for medical check-up. EID renewal needs to be done once the medical is done.

Second Step: On completing the above the applicant must arrange an medical insurance before proceeding Visa stamping.

Third Step: If the company is registered under E-DNRD and have received User ID & Password, the Visa renewal process can be done from any typing centre by uploading the documents in the system.

Fourth Step: On submitting the documents online, the person will receive a SMS incase of approval of the visa or any modification required in the documents submitted. If approved Passport will be collected by the Zajel courier to the Immigration and will be delivered to the address provided by the customer.

If there is no E-DNRD account First Step The medical typing of the applicant needs to be done and proceed for medical check-up. EID renewal needs to be done once the medical is done.

Second Step: On completing the above the applicant must arrange an medical insurance before proceeding Visa stamping.

Third Step: If the company is registered under E-DNRD and have received User ID & Password, the Visa renewal process can be done from any typing centre by uploading the documents in the system.

Fourth Step: The Visa renewal application must be typed and along with Original documents submit it to the Immigration for approval.

Documents Required for EDNRD: • Original Passport of Partner
• One photograph with white background
• Health Insurence Card
Documents Required for Non-EDNRD: • Original Passport of Partner
• One photograph with white background
• Health Insurence Card
• Company Trade Licence
• Copy of MOA or LSA
• Immigration Card copy
Type Fees
Medical Normal - AED 300.00
48 Hours - AED 450.00
VIP - AED 750.00
Emirates ID AED 370.00
Visa Stamping AED 820.00

Inorder to cancel the Investor/Partner Visa in Dubai it is easy and must full fill the following basic steps.

Initial Approval form DED :

The first and foremost step is to take approval from DED before proceeding with the Visa Cancellation application. The Investor or Partner needs to either sell their shares to the new party or in Partnership the partner can sell his share to the existing Partner or to any other new party coming in the license.

Share Sale Agreement

The second step is to type the Share Sale Agreement in English & Arabic and get it Notarised in the Dubai court. All the Partners need to be present along with the UAE local Emirati.

Application Form :

Visa cancellation application form needs to be typed at the typing centre for cancelling the Residence Visa on the passport. The application form should be duly signed by the Local sponsor along with the company stamp and submit it to the Immigration.
3 categories of Partner / Investor Visa cancellation

Visa Cancellation without Share Selling

Needs to fill the application of Visa cancellation from any typing centre, No Objection Letter typed in Arabic from UAE Emirati stating he doesn’t have any objection for cancelling the visa without doing sale share agreement. Submit the application form along with the above documents mentioned above in the Immigration.

Visa Cancellation (when partner is out of UAE)

In this scenario the Partner who wants to cancel his Visa needs to give a General POA authorising other partner to sell his shares on his behalf to him or to any third party. The POA should be attested at UAE embassy in his how town country and then to be attested at MOFA (Ministry of Foreign Affairs). If the POA is not in Arabic, then you need to translate it in Arabic and get it attested from Ministry of Justice. Once this is done the POA holder can follow the above step in selling his partner share and can proceed with visa cancellation.

Visa Cancellation (when partner is out of UAE more than Six Months)

If the Partner is out of the company for more than 6 months, the other partner or local sponsor can go to Immigration at section 15 and can take his Exit report. The charges for the Exit report is Dh 120. Then proceed with the above step of cancelling the Visa.
Documents Required: • Original Passport of Partner
• Original EID
• Trade Licence Copy
• Establishment Card copy
• Share sale agreement copy duly attested by Notary public
Type Fees
Immigration Cancelation AED
How can I apply for family visa in Dubai?

Entry (Residence) Permit for Family of Expatriate

With effect from 20th March 2016, there is a new rule for applying Family (dependant) visa. Now while applying for Family or Dependant visa procedure is made easier than before. Once you have all the required Original documents ready, all the process can be completed from any authorized typing centre.

All the required charges such as Application fee, Bank Guarantee, Deposits, file opening and courier charges to be processed through any authorized Typing Centre. Due to any reason there is a cancellation of application, refund of all the amount can be processed through to the sponsor Bank account only. IBAN (International Bank Account Number) of the Sponsor (applicant) is required.

Once the visa is applied online, you will get the approval from Immigration through SMS. On receiving the SMS from the immigration (GDRFA) on your registered number you can then visit the Immigration centre. You will receive application status through SMS about approval or modification if any required in the application. On receiving the approval White colour Visa will be mailed to applicant's E-mail address. If you need pink colour visa, you can visit any GDRFA Dubai branch after receiving approval SMS.

Steps to be Followed :

First Step :

Dependant Entry Permit Type the dependant entry permit and scanned all the documents required at any authorised Tying centre to process the Family or Dependant visa. If the dependant is outside country then do Outside country typing, if he is inside country then do Inside country typing. All the dependant visa needs to processed online and wait for the approval message from GDFRA to the registered mobile number. On receiving the approval message the visa will be sent online to a registered email id at the time of application.

Visa holder should enter UAE within 60 days from the date of issue and should complete Emirates ID, Medical and Visa Stamping within 60 days from the date of entry/status change. If the visa holder couldn't enter UAE within 60 days from the date of visa issue, visa can be renewed against payment of Dh360+typing charge. This renewal is allowed two times.

If the Sponsor is INVESTOR/PARTNER the following additional documents are required: 1. There is a deposit of Dh3020 for each family member. This amount is refundable after cancellation of the visa from the Immigration. The amount will be credited to the sponsor account. 2. Trade License copy & partners List (second page of license) 3. LLC Agreement (share value should not be less than Dh70,000) If the sponsor is Mother As per the UAE immigration rule, Mother can sponsor the child if receive NOC in Arabic from husband. If the husband is out of UAE, NOC has to be attested by UAE Embassy abroad and Ministry of Foreign Affairs inside the UAE.

Second Step :

Change Status: On receiving the online visa, and if the Dependant is inside the country then need to do the change status of the applicant. If the dependant is on tourist visa or Visit visa he need not travel outside the country. The change status can be done by applying through any authorised Typing centre. On receiving the approval message from GDFRA, the change status documents will be sent to a registered email id.

Third Step :

Medical Typing: On completing the Change Status, you can then do Medical typing and then proceed to do the Medical Test at the authorised Medical Centre.

Fourth Step :

Emirates ID Typing: Once Medical typing is done then you can do Emirates ID typing and then proceed for finger prints (if required).

Fifth Step :

Visa Stamping: On receiving the Medical report and EID application, proceed to the nearest Typing Centre to process the Visa stamping. Once the application is submitted online one should wait for the approval from the Immigration. The approval message will be received through sms on the mobile number given and an Airway bill number will be assigned to pick up the Original passport by Zajel. Kindly contact Zajel and arrange for pickup of documents. After the Visa is stamped on the passport Zajel will deliver the passport after 2 working days.

Weak professions include: Follow up clerk, Archives Clerk, Insurance Clerk, Sales, Sales Representative, Sales Executive etc.

For Sales Executive: Dh4000 salary and Company provided Transportation is must (Transportation by First Party in Contract)

Non-eligible professions include: Light Vehicle Driver, Messenger, Eye Glasses Salesman, Maintenance Mechanic General etc.

Documents Required: • Passport Copies (colour) of Wife and children.
• One photograph (white background) of each sponsored person.
• Sponsor's original passport and Emirates ID.
• Original Marriage Certificate attested from UAE Embassy in Home Country and Foreign Affairs in UAE.
• Original Birth Certificate (for child) attested from UAE Embassy in Home Country and Foreign Affairs in UAE.
• Original EJARI Certificate & Electricity Bill. If you live out of Dubai, Municipality attested Tenancy Contract and Electricity Bill. Tenancy/Ejari should be in the name of the applicant or spouse.
• Original Labour Contract. (Minimum Salary Dh3000 + Accommodation or Dh4000). Labour Contract can be printed from Tas’heel Centre on payment of Dh53. Passport copy is enough for printing Labour Contract. No need attestation.
• Original Salary Certificate (for Free Zone / Semi Government / Government Staff)
• Visa Fee Dh360 and Dh210 for file opening charge (Typing charge extra) should be paid at Typing Centre. If you have paid for file opening before, bring the receipt for scanning.
• If the sponsor is Government or Semi-government Staff, application Fees: Dh310 (Typing charge extra).
• Last three months bank statement. Online print will not be accepted.
• IBAN (International Bank Account Number) of the Sponsor (applicant).
• Confirmation letter in Arabic for daughter older than 18, stating that she is still not married. Parent (sponsor) has to be signed on the letter.
• Recent Dewa Bill.
Type Fees
Immigration File Opening AED 230.00
Immigration Typing Inside Country AED 1080.00
Outside Country AED 430.00
Immigration Deposit(Partner) AED 2020.00
Medical Typing Normal AED 300.00
48 Hours AED 450.00
VIP Medical AED 750.00
Emiartes ID 2 Years AED 270.00
3 Yeats AED 370.00
Visa Stamping Normal AED 450.00
Urgent AED 550.00
Residence Visa Renewal of Dependant (wife & children)

First Step :

The medical typing of the applicant needs to be done and proceed for medical check-up. EID renewal needs to be done once the medical is done.

Second Step

On completing the above the applicant must arrange a medical insurance before proceeding Visa stamping.

Third Step

On submitting the documents online, the person will receive a SMS incase of approval of the visa or any modification required in the documents submitted. If approved Passport will be collected by the Zajel courier to the Immigration and will be delivered to the address provided by the customer. For Urgent fees paid by the applicant, they need to visit the Immigration centre along with the Original Passport of the dependant.
Normal Application The documents will be picked by courier and delivered by Zajel to and fro form immigration.

Consent Letter

A Letter in Arabic giving consent that daughter older than 18 years, that she is still not married and the Sponsor has to be signed on the letter.

Note Sponsor Salary should not be less than Dh 4000 or Dh 3000 + accommodation.

Documents Required: • Original Passport of Family
• One photograph with the white background
• Original EID of Sponsor
• Labor Contract/Salary Certificate if person working in Freezone
• Bank account number (IBAN)
• Original Tenancy Contract (Ejari) and Electricity Bill
• Share sale agreement copy duly attested by Notary public
• Attested Original Marriage Certificate (for wife)
• Original Birth Certificate (for Child)
• Bank Statement
Type Fees
Immigration Deposit(Partner) AED 2020.00
Medical Typing Normal AED 300.00
48 Hours AED 450.00
VIP Medical AED 750.00
Emiartes ID 2 Years AED 270.00
3 Yeats AED 370.00
Visa Stamping Normal AED 520.00
Urgent AED 620.00
Family Visa cancellation (Inside Country)

The process for cancelling Dependant Visa is much simpler and easy. The visa cancellation application should be typed in E-DNRD at the typing centre and no need to visit Immigration Department physically. The approval of cancellation will come in a hours’ time and the cancellation print can be taken from the Typing centre.

If you need cancellation stamp on the Passport then the sponsor can visit any immigration centre along with the Original Passport and the confirmation of cancellation receipt.

Family Visa cancellation (Outside Country)

If the dependant is outside the country while doing the cancellation of visa, the sponsor should visit the typing centre and typed the application in old e-form. The sponsor then needs to take the Exit print out details from Immigration centre by paying charges DH 126. This should be attached along with the application form and visit the Immigration centre.
Documents Required for Inside country Cancelation: • Original Passport of the applicant
• Original Emiartes ID
• Sponsor Passport copy
Documents Required for Outside country Cancelation: • Exit Pass from Immigration or Original Passport of the applicant
• Emiartes ID copy
• Sponsor Passport copy
Type Fees
Immigration Cancelation AED 100.00
Exit Pass AED 120.00