Issuing residence permits for the private sector

Issuing residence permits for the private sector

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A residence permit entitles private
sector workers to the right to reside
in the country for a period of two (2)
years, renewable for a similar period
or periods in accordance with the
same conditions under which it was

1. Copy of passport.
2. A recent personal photograph with a white background for the sponsored.
3.A proper medical examination approved by
the relevant authorities for those over 18 years of age.
Digital channels (website/smart application):
1. Log in to the smart services system through (UAE Pass or username).
2. Search for the service to be applied for.
3. Fill in the application data, where applicable.
4. Pay the service fee (if any).
Residence permit fee: AED200

Extra charge :
Knowledge dirham: AED10
Innovation dirham: AED10
Fee inside the country: AED500


Note The issuance fee increases by AED100 annually whenever the residency is over two years.
Not Applicant
Digital channels (website/smart application):
The service is available 24/7
48.0 Hour(s)

Service details last updated on: 02/10/2023

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