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Employment Visa Expense and Procedures

The revised fee structure for issuing work permits is linked to a new classification system of companies based on the skills level and the diversity of workers.
The ministry will continue to exempt companies from paying the work permit fee to employ an Emirati worker or a GCC national, as well as exempt fishing boat facilities from work permit fees.







Dh100 extra for each additional employee.
Typing at Tas'heel Centre.
Documents Required for E-Quota: Labour Establishment Card copy, License copy, Ejari & E-signature Card, DEWA Bill & Location map.

TAQYEEM Team will visit your office/shop to check if your firm is eligible for new visa.


No fee

After submitting the application at Tas'heel Centre, TAQYEEM agency will call you same day or next day and will visit your establishment. They will ask for license copy, Labour Establishment Card copy and Ejari. If your company has vehicle, they will ask for the Mulkiya or vehicle list.
TAQYEEM Contact No.
Approval/reject message will come within 24 hours.

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: Passport copy of employee, Photo, Profession, Salary Details and Original Signature Card of the Authorized Signatory, Trade License and Labour Establishment Card Copy.


For Pakistani nationals, copy of Pak ID (Shanakhti Card) is required for scanning.

Documents Required: Good
Offer Letter with Company Seal/Sign and Employee's Sign plus All documents mentioned in the above column.

(Pay at Tas'heel Centre)

2-D: 1203 (for Degree level Profession)
3403 (for Secondary and below Level Profession)

2-A Dh453 for Degree and Dh1403 for non-Degree Level Profession.
2-B Dh703 for Degree and Dh2403 for non-Degree Profession.
2-C Dh953 for Degree and Dh2903 for non-Degree Profession.

Insurance Policy instead of BANK GUARANTEE


Commission varies depends on Bank. No commission at Al Masraf and NBQ. Bank Guarantee facility available with AAFAQ inside Tas’heel Centre

(Can be paid at Typing Centre)


1060 If the person is inside UAE
510 For visa position amendment (Typing charge extra)



Amount varies depends on Hospital



Can be typed at Typing Centre
Health Insurance


f the salary of employees is above Dh4000, then the insurance premium will increase to Dh774.00

Can be typed from Typing Centre if your Company has eDNRD User ID and Password.


100 Extra for Urgent. Typing charge extra

(Type from Tas'heel Centre)


To be submitted through Tas'heel Centre


Dh4621 (for a Degree level Profession)
(for Secondary and below Level Profession)

Q: How can I check my company category?

A: Click here, choose company information and enter Labour Establishment Card Number.

If the Company Category is 2-A

Dh3871 (for a Degree level Profession)
(for Secondary and below Level Profession)

Q: How can I get information about company classification and fees structure?

A: Click here
If the Company Category is 2-B

Dh4121 (for a Degree level Profession)
(for Secondary and below Level Profession)

Q: How can I understand which profession is degree level? 

A: Click here
If the Company Category is 2-C

Dh4371 (for a Degree level Profession)
(for Secondary and below Level Profession)

If the person is inside UAE, Add


for Status Change without exit

For E-quota Application

Copy 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 Entry

Two Photographs for Medical Test (white background)

One Photograph (white background) for Visa Stamping

One Photograph (white background) for Labour Card/Contract

Labour Card Fee for New and Renewal (10/07/2019)

Company Category
(Degree Certificate Required Profession)
(Secondary and below level Profession)
2-A 453 1403
2-B 703 2403
2-C 953 2903
2-D 1203 3403

Tasheel Fee: for Typing and Submission: Dh83 (for each transaction). read more

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: Dh613
should be paid for Quota request application at Tas'heel Centre and Dh100 extra for each additional employee. Dh2 for Labour Envelope.

Original e-signature card of the authorized signatory is must to complete employment visa process.

After submitting the application at Tas'heel Centre, TAQYEEM agency will call you same day or next day and will visit your establishment. They will ask for license copy, Labour Establishment Card copy and Ejari. If your company has vehicle, they will ask for the Mulkiya or vehicle list.
Approval/reject message will come within 24 hours.

Change Profession: You can change profession if you want to change it after passing the quota.
Fee: Dh83

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: Dh83

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.
If the applicant is Pakistani nationals, copy of Pak ID (Shanakhti Card) is required for scanning.
Dh83 to be paid at Tas'heel Centre. Work Permit Approval will come after two days.

Insurance Policy instead of Bank Guarantee: Pay Dh60 for each employee at Tas'heel Centre.
Pay Labour Card Fee as per the company category (See the table above).

Pay Immigration Fee: Dh500 for each visa through eDNRD online and get e-Visa within some hours. Time takes depends on nationality for security check.
If your company doesn't have
eDNRD online, pay through AMER Business Centre. If you pay through AMER, the fee is Dh529. If the person is inside UAE, the fee is Dh1179.

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
www.mohre.gov.ae 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 Dh679 at AMER Centre. 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 Dh679 at AMER Centre 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: Dh83.

+ Get seal and signature of the sponsor and employee on the Labour Contract and submit through Tas'heel Centre. Submission Fee: Dh83.

Unskilled labours
should attend a guidance lecture conducted by Tawjeeh Centre related to labour rules and regulations. After attending the class, you can submit this contract through Tawjeeh Centre. Fees at Tawjeeh Centre: Dh203.

Submit visa Stamping form through AMER Centre: Fee Dh400+Typing charge. You also submit through eDNRD if your company has 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.
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Labour Card and Labour Contract within 24 Hours: If you pay Dh83 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 www.mohre.gov.ae or from Typing Centre.

In future, if you need your Labour Contract for family visa or other purpose, you can go to Tas'heel Centre and pay there Dh83 or print from Typing Center. 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.

+ Verify validity of your Entry Visa.

+ How the Companies are Categorized under MoHRE? read more

+ To prepare your Employment Visa application; call

Qusais (Al Nahda-2) Near Zulekha Hospital: 04-239 1302, 055 273 2295, 055-345 7829
Qusais (Al Nahda-2) Behind NMC Hospital: 056-8787641

Bur Dubai: 04-358 6215, 055-9105757

Hor Al Anz: (Deira): 04-265 8373, 050-715 0562
Qusais (Damascus St): 04-258 6727, 054-300 5931

For Collection & Delivery Service; call 055 273 2295, 055-345 7829

Address of Tas'heel Centers in Dubai
Al Nukhba Business Centre
Matar Plaza, Qusais, Near Mai Tower
Tel. 04-259 9990
Immigration and DED Counter also available there

Estemarat Services
Muraqabat Street, Opp. Coral Deira Hotel
Tel. 04-704 4900
Department (DED) Service also available

OnTime Business Solutions
Oud Metha Road
Tel. 04-397 7776
Economic (DED) & Ejari 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
Economic Department (DED) Service also available

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

New Residence Visa stamping of Company Employee
Residence Renewal of Company Employee
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Ministry of Labour, Qusais, Dubai  
Timing: Saturday to Thursday 7:30am to 7:00pm
800 66473 | 800 MOHRE |  Website: www.mohre.gov.ae
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UAE Employment Visa related service at Thiruvananthapuram, India. 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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