Employment visas are issued to skilled and qualified professionals or persons, who are engaged or appointed by companies, organizations and economic undertakings as technicians, technical experts, sales Managers etc.

Types of Work Visas in the United Arab Emirates.

On September 5th, 2022, the UAE government implemented new immigration regulations including a new residency visa system that introduces several new categories.

Under the new regulations residence permits for work include.

Residence permits for contractual employment – an employer-sponsored resident permit that requires Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization (MOHRE) approval and an employment contract.

Green Visa – a 5-year self-sponsored residence permit for investors, highly-skilled workers, and freelancers

Requirements to Obtain UAE Work Visas?

  • A valid passport and a photocopy.
  • Passport photos.
  • An Emirates ID card.
  • An entry permit from the Ministry of Labor.
  • The results of a medical screening.
  • A copy of a company card from the employer.
  • A copy of the company’s commercial license.