Are you worried about how you can supplement your income if you are
facing a salary cut or are on an unpaid leave?
You can work part-time along with a full time one, based on the
provisions in the UAE Labour Law.
You can work part-time after getting the work permit from Ministry of
Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE).
The part-time work permit is valid for one year and includes an
application fee of Dh100 and an approval fee of Dh500.
You can work with another company-at the same time as working with
their current employer- on a part-time basis for less than eight hours
If you are on a family visa, you would need an NOC from your sponsor
(husband/father). Such Work Permits can be issued to men and women
bewtween 18 and 65 years of age.
As per Federal Decree Law No. 2 of 2007, if an expatriate is caught
working for another company without an official permit, then a fine of
Dh50,000 will be applied to the hiring company, in addition to other
penalties in case of repeating the offence.
For people on an existing work permit
Emiratis, other GCC nationals and expatriate employees who are living
in the UAE on a work visa, can take up a second job, upon getting a
part-time work permit from MoHRE, which is valid for one year.
Part-time work permit holders are allowed to work in another company
at the same time as working in the current company on a part-time
basis for less than eight hours per day.
Temporary/Part-time work permit
It is a service provided by the Ministry to recruit a national or
expatriate worker residing in the UAE to carry out a certain work
within a period not exceeding six months.
A copy of both establishments' trade licences (the current
establishment and the application applying establishment).
A colour photograph with a white background of the applicant.
A copy of the applicant's passport.
If academic qualification is required (post-secondary diploma,
university degree or equivalent), a copy thereof which should be
authenticated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall be attached.
A letter of approval issued by the competent authority shall be
attached if so required (doctor, pharmacist, nurse, and teacher).
A copy of the contract.
No objection certificate from the first sponsor.
A copy of the applicant's visa that includes (the sponsor or
establishment name) that is valid for more than six months.
Terms and Conditions
Workers who are registered in the Ministry, under following
The permit and residency visa shall be valid for more than six months
The permit's period shall not exceed six months or the current permit
expiry date, whichever is earlier.
Approval of those authorised signatory of the current and applying
establishments shall be submitted.
Workers not registered at the Ministry: Government employees
Students of both genders (from the age of 18 years) who are under the
sponsorship of their relatives, schools, or universities. On the
condition that the visa profession is (student).
Females (from the age of 18 years) who are under the sponsorship of
Husbands of UAE national women.
Children of UAE national women.
Under the following condition:
The worker and his/her non-national relatives shall have a valid
residence visa stamped in the passport.
The guardians approval.
Validity: This permit shall be
valid for six months.
Submitting approval of the profession related authority (Ministry of
Health, Ministry of Education, Sports, Youth, Community Development
The Ministry may approve to grant a temporary work permit, without
satisfying the condition related to the former employer's approval and
the validity of the card and residence visa, in the following cases:
A labour complaint that is referred by the Ministry to a court of law.
If it is confirmed that the employer failed to pay wages for a period
exceeding two months according to the wages protection office report
or the labour relation offices report.
General conditions for the above:
The applying establishment trade licence should be valid.
The new labour profession should be suitable with the establishment
The labour should not be below 18 years of age.
Request for initial approval of a new electronic work permit
1st Category: AED 100
2nd Category: Level (A) AED 100, Level (B) AED 100, Level (C) AED 100
3rd Category: AED 100
Initial approval of a new electronic work permit (Part-time) six-month
1st Category: AED 500
2nd Category: Level (A) AED 500, Level (B) AED 500, Level (C) AED 500
3rd Category: AED 500
SERVICE CENTERS TO APPLY ARE TAS'HEEL
From Saturday till Thursday
From 8am to 8pm
You can register to work part-time on
can also register with the information of their employees, if they
have surplus workforce.
Similarly, companies in need or urgent employees can use the portal to
find potential candidates.
UAE Employment Visa related service at
Thiruvananthapuram. Our package includes: pick from your arrival point
(Railway/Bus Stand), Accommodation, Medical (if required), Medical
Certificate Attestation using our Credit Card without you standing in
the queue, necessary guidance and drop at your travel point.
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