UAE: Full list of new fees to issue work permits

Charges for residency holders or freelancers for two years also amended



By Web Desk

Published: Wed 25 May 2022, 5:54 PM

Last updated: Thu 26 May 2022, 6:09 PM

The UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) on Wednesday announced new service fees to issue work permits.

Charges for the juvenile work permit and freelancers with two years' valid permit have also been amended.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, amend a few conditions of the Cabinet Resolution 21 of 2020 regarding service fees and administrative fines in MoHRE.

The ministry will apply new fees to renew or amend work permits and contracts and transfer workers from one company to another.

Here are the new fees to issue a work permit per the new decision.

Fees for issuing a work permit inside the country (for holders of valid residency)

— Issue a work permit for juveniles - Dh50

— Issue a temporary work permit - Dh50

— Issue a part-time work permit (for those who have a valid work permit from the ministry) - Dh50

— Issue a training permit - Dh50

— Issue a probationary work permit - Dh50

— Issue of work permit for residency holders - Dh50

— Issue a work permit for residency holders or freelancers for two years - Dh250

Transfer fees from one company to another

Request for a transfer permit from one company to another

Category A - Dh50

Category B - Dh50

Category C - Dh50

Issue of a permit to transfer and employ a worker from one company to another for a period of two years

Category A - Dh250

Category B - Dh1,200

Category C - Dh3,450

Fees to renew permits and amend contracts

Renewal of work permits for two years

Category A - Dh250

Category B - Dh1,200

Category C - Dh3,450

Amending a contract

Category A - Dh50

Category B - Dh50

Category C - Dh50

Fees for work permits from outside the country

Request for a work permit

Category A - Dh50

Category B - Dh50

Category C - Dh50

Issue a work permit for two years

Category A - Dh250

Category B - Dh1200

Category C - Dh3450

Issue a work permit for a project

Category A - Dh250

Category B - Dh250

Category C - Dh250

Licensing fees for recruitment and mediation

Mediation licensing for one year

Issuance - Dh25,000

Renewal - Dh12,500

Recruitment license for one year

Issuance - Dh50,000

Renewal - Dh25,000

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