Housemaid Visa Requirements

For certain African Nationalities, client should proceed for Visa Application only upon request given to Immigration. For further details kindly visit or Contact the Immigration department.

An expatriate can sponsor a housemaid if the following conditions are met:

Salary: Sponsor's monthly salary should not be less than Dh6,000 or Dh5,000 plus company provided accommodation.

Yearly Fees: Sponsor should pay Dhs 5360 as an annual fee at Immigration (every year to be repeated. Typing Charge extra)

Deposit: Dhs 2000 to be deposited at Immigration through typing centre (typing charge extra). This amount will be refunded after Maid's Visa cancellation and exit. If the application got rejected, you can refund this amount to your bank account without visiting Immigration office. Click here to go to refund page.

File opening charge: Dh210 should be paid through typing centre (typing charge extra). If you have paid file opening fee before, you can bring that sticker for scanning.

• The housemaid and the Sponsor/spouse should not be related
• The Sponsor should be a resident in the UAE living with his/her family

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Domestic Worker's in UAE

The following employees can be recruited by UAE nationals under their personal sponsorship depends on some criteria. Expatriate Resident can sponsor Housemaid & Private Car Driver depends on salary and number of cars (for driver).

Required Documents (Sponsor UAE National)
• Employee's Passport Copy & one Photo (white background)
• Sponsor's Passport copy
• Sponsor's Immigration File Number
• Application Charge: Dh170 (typing charge extra)
• Deposit: Dh1500 (refundable after cancellation)
• Employee's Driving License copy (UAE or GCC) - for Private Car Driver Visa
• Supporting Documents of Sponsor: Copies of Car Registration Certificate-Mulkiyya (for Private Car Driver Visa), Building ownership Certificate (for Watchman visa), Agriculture field Ownership Certificate (for Farmer)

Required Documents (Sponsor Expatriate Resident)
• Employee's Passport Copy & one Photo (white background)
• Sponsor's Passport copy
• Sponsor's Salary Certificate/Labour Contract
• Sponsor's House Ownership Certificate or Tenancy Contract. It has to be attested through Ejari online system of Real Estate Regulatory Agencyy (RERA).
• Application Charge: Dh220 (typing charge extra)
• Deposit: Dh2000 (refundable after cancellation)
• Employee's Driving License copy (UAE or GCC) - for Private Car Driver Visa
• Supporting Documents of sponsor: Copies of Car Registration Certificate-Mulkiyya (for Private Car Driver Visa)

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