Employment Visa shifting based on qualification and salary
As per the new rule, employment
visa transfer has been stopped. If the employee resigns
before the completion of two years, a six-month ban shall be imposed. But the same may be lifted
without any charges or NOC from the employer if the employee managed
to get a new job opportunity, taking into account that the salary of
such worker with the new company shall be in accordance with the skill
level specified by the Ministry of Labour:
1- First skill level: which means that if the employee is
having university degree and above, his salary with the new company
shall not be less than Dh12,000.
2- Second skill level: if the employee is having diploma, his
salary with the new company shall not be less than Dh7,000.
3- Third skill level: if the employee is having high school
degree, his salary with the new company shall not be less than
If these three skills have not been met by the employee, he may not
lift the ban and he shall wait until the completion of the ban period
and then he may work with a new sponsor, moreover, the NOC from the
earlier sponsor has no effect based on the Ministry of Labours new
Above mentioned salary can be in total. It is not necessary to put as
New profession must be compatible with educational certificate. For
secondary certificate holder, the new profession code shall end with
Employment Visa Expense
AMOUNT in AED
LABOUR CARD FEE
2-A 1500 Second Category 2-B 2000 Second Category 2-C 5000 Third Category 300 First Category
varies depends on Bank
720 If the person is inside UAE
570 For visa position amendment Typing charge extra
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).
(white background) for Visa Stamping
(white background) for Labour Card/Contract
Steps to follow
Type e-quota application.
for e-quota: Copy of Trade License, Labour Establishment Card,
Immigration Establishment Card, Sponsor's Passport copy, Sponsor's
E-signature Card copy, Tenancy Contract, Electricity Bill and Location
Project Agreements to be scanned for Contracting Companies.
Number of required workers, Gender and profession to be mentioned.
Dh15 to be paid for Quota request application.
Quota approval will come online soon.
Wait for payment request which will come online within 24hours.
Dh200 to be paid for each worker (Service charge extra). Approval
will come after 24 hours.
Again Work Permit application to be typed. Passport copy of worker,
Photo and Certificate (for certain professions) are required. Approval
will come soon.
Then, bank guarantee (Dh3000 for each) and Labour Card Fee to
be paid as per the company category).
Pay Dh220 immigration fee for each visa and collect visa from
e-signature card of the authorized
signatory is must to complete employment visa process.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Application status can be tracked
www.mol.gov.ae by entering MB number
which is printed on the application.
After approval, Bank
guarantee to be paid in the Bank, if required.
government Fees to be paid at Typing Centre.
If the applicant is inside the country, type
Visa Position Amendment
application and pay Dh530 at Typing Centre (Typing charge
extra). There are 60 days time from the date of Visa Position Amendment to complete Medical and visa stamping. If
the visa holder is out of country 60 days will be calculated from the
date of entry.