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Using emirates ID and direct registration in Absher Offers app by entering the labour card number and reading and accepting the terms and conditions.
Through the Absher app and the program’s promotional emails.
It is a program provided to UAE nationals working in the private sector and offers them distinguished discounts and offers.
All UAE nationals working in the private sector.
To be accepted as a member, he shall:
It is one year (renewable).
A member updates information through mobile phone application annually.
It is limited to the registered member in Absher Program.
They are the sponsors that make special and exclusive offers and benefits to UAE nationals working in the private sector.
Fill the form on MOHRE's gate and have it approved online through the following steps:
It depends on multiple nationalities and skills and has more than one segment as follows:
The number of employees is over 6 employees and multiple cultures were less than 50% and first and second skill levels over 40%
The number of employees is from 0 to 6 employees regardless of cultural diversity (nationalities) or skill levels.
The number of employees is from over 6 employees and multiple cultures were less than 50% or first and second skill levels were from 10% to 39%.
The number of employees is from over 6 employees with 50% cultural diversity or first and second skill levels are from 5% to less than 10%.
The number of employees is from over 6 employees and multiple cultures were less than 50% or first and second skill levels are from 0% to less than 5%.
The number of employees is from over 6 employees with cultural diversity over 50%
It depends on violation of law and it is applied with approval from His Excellency Minister in case of:
Hiring a worker inside the country who entered illegally (with a final ruling from the court)
The establishment has committed a human trafficking crime (with a final ruling from the court)
Entering inaccurate information in the wage protection system for evasion or cheating the system.
The cost of issuing a work permit to transfer is AED 1000 for skilled professions – unskilled is AED 1800.
The cost of issuing a work permit to transfer is AED 2500 and the rest of the work permits is AED 5000.
By adhering to the conditions of establishment classification, which would lead to transferring the establishment from one class to another, leading to a reduction in fees.
The first class depends on Emiratisation and appointing skill categories. The establishment is classified as first-class if the following conditions are met:
The cost of work permits for skilled groups is AED 150. The limited skill fee is AED 250 in case of issuing a new work permit.
In case of a transfer permit, skilled groups’ fee is AED 75. The limited skill fee is AED 150.
Please note that the classes of establishments have been updated according to the standards and specifications in line with the current labour market. The establishments have been classified according to three points:
Please note that the nationalities considered are Indian, Pakistan, and Bangladeshi. The nationality with the highest number of workers will be calculated only and not the total number of workers of those combined nationalities.
The impact of the change is that fees have been based on the type of establishment. Some establishments have reduced costs for issuing a work permit by 90%.
You can apply through Tasheel Service centres, Tasheel for establishments – Tawseel cars
You can apply through Tasheel Service centres, E-Services (smart Tasheel), or MOHRE mobile application.
Suggestions, inquiries, and complaints can be submitted through the Customer Voice link or the Tawasul platform available at the customer happiness centres and service centres supervised by the ministry or through the call centre
You cannot do so due to a decision to stop receiving new requests from all MOHRE outsourcing centers.
A temporary work permit will be cancelled automatically upon the Expiry date.
Tadbeer – Tawjeeh - Tasheel – Tawseel cars
Through Tawjeeh Service Centres, Tasheel Service centres, and Tawseel cars.
A copy of the trade license
A copy of the E- signature card
Exit / Entry certification
Two registered vehicles must be the sponsor name for (1) driver, and 3 vehicles ownership for (2) private drivers. Employers are not required to submit copies of the ownership documents or a list of them issued by the competent authority, except employers who have vehicle ownerships issued by the Emirate of Dubai, regardless of the file of the employer issued by the Ministry.
Otherwise, the client can apply for an exception by explaining the reasons to be presented to the Committee for approval, at any of the Tadbeer service centres.
Through the call centre only
Ban period starts from the date of exiting the country. It should be automatically removed after completing one year outside the country starting that date.
It is a service that is provided by the Ministry of Human Sources and Emiratisation for establishments that desire to gain labour recruitment permits
Yes, it is possible to modify the following data: gender and profession.
Yes, in case you are requesting a quota of work permits for establishments after 3 months of the last Taqyeem reflected in the system unless requested by the competent committee.
No according to the new packages system.
Through MOHRE website (Tasheel services), Tasheel Service Centres, Tawseel cars.
Yes, it is possible to submit more than one Job offer for the employee by different establishments. However, other establishments cannot apply for a work permit for that employee after issuing a work permit by another establishment. The system will state that this worker has a work permit under process if the work permit is one of the following types (work permit under the sponsorship of their families/replacement work permit / new electronic work permit for Zone Corp).
Yes, the detailed information is included in the job offer such as Contract type, salary (monthly, daily, or commissions....etc.), weekly leave balance, notice period, and other conditions.
A service provided by the ministry to an establishment that wishes to type a job offer per the approved form at MOHRE to apply for pre-approval for an electronic work permit to recruit and hire a worker within or outside the country.
A job offer printing transaction has been merged with a work permit pre-approval notification in one new transaction called (Work Permit Package - First Visit) in case the work permit is one of the following types (new electronic work permit - new electronic work permit replacement - work permit for transferring a worker from one company to another)
A valid copy of the passport (for more than 6 months)
Original E-Signature Card (for the owner/authorized signatory)
A copy of signature specimen card (to clarify establishment code in MOHRE)
Salary details including basic salary, allowances, conditions and contract type.
A copy of work permit cancellation (dated less than 90 days) in case of transfer permit.
If one of the following types of permits is issued, a job offer printing transaction will be printed from the system (work permit under the sponsorship of their families/replacement work permit / new electronic work permit for Zone Corp)
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Yes: but only if they are owned by the group of companies and with the same name specified in the contract. In addition to being owned by the same employer and offering the same profession and the allowances with no prior agreement in the employment contract to determine the workplace.
Yes, after obtaining a temporary or part-time work permit to work for another entity.
In the case of dismissal or leaving the country, the employee is entitled to get the return ticket to his/her origin country, as well as in the event of completion of the agreed contract term. In case of the employee’s resignation or desire to work with a new employer within the country, then he/she is not entitled to receive a return ticket.
For labour complaints, a labourer can submit a request through the official MOHRE website. In the Free-Zone icon, attach a letter issued by the free-zone disputes office stating that a settlement couldn’t be reached. The request will be responded to within 48 hours to take action to refer it to court. The labourer can also track the request status through MOHRE call centre.
The Emirati employee who is not registered in the Pensions Authority takes his/her end-of-service gratuity from the company that he/she is retiring from. If he/she is registered in the Pensions Authority, then he/she is entitled to take the end-of-service gratuity from the Pensions Authority.
That is not permissible. The employer and the employee are considered violators. The employee is supposed, within no later than 3 months, to notify the Ministry of Labour relations department that he/she has been suspended from duty. This is even though the ministry permitted this during the pandemic as an exceptional case and within regulating decisions.
Yes, since the days that exceed the balance of annual leave are considered as absence. As stated in the labour law, article (120); in case of the absence of over 7 consecutive days, or 20 non-consecutive days, the employer may dismiss the employee without notice, unless there are force majeure circumstances that prevent the employee from resuming his/her work in time after completion of the annual leave days.
The overtime is calculated upon the gross salary (basic salary + the agreed allowances). The employee is entitled to overtime with an increase of not less than 25% of that wage. In case the overtime is performed between the hours of 9 pm and 4 am, then the employee ought to be paid an increase not less than 50% of that wage.
Yes, the employer has the right and he/she can decide when the annual leave starts. In addition, the employer can, when necessary, divide the annual leave period into two and transfer the remaining days to the following year. The employer may not transfer the annual leave for two consecutive years.
The end-of-service gratuity is calculated according to the last paid basic salary only, with no allowances.
1 working day
Three languages: Arabic, English, and the employee/worker language.
Yes, it should share with the employee before printing the Pre-approval for work permit
Job offer is rejected in case contract conditions that are added contradicts Labor Law or the ministerial decrees.
Yes, Job offer must match the contract
Yes, this is possible only for Electronic work permit and Replacement of work permit
no you have to apply for the job offer first
The job offer does not entail any obligations because it's just an invitation to sign, but if the two sides signed a labour contract then legal obligations arise between the two parties.
It is a service that is provided by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation for establishments that are willing to obtain work permits for less than 50
5 working days for approval
You can apply through MOHRE mobile application, MOHRE website (Tasheel Services)or tasheel services centers
Quantity, profession, nationality and gender is determined while applying quota request for establishments when applying for more than 50 employees.
In cancellation or renewal of work permit
The establishment must not be remarks related to WPS block in the last 6 month.
Through MOHRE mobile application, MOHRE website or contact center
It is a service provided by the The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation to any establishment to be able to cancel work permit card of a worker that is diagnosed with infectious disease
Medical Certificate, cancellation of residency
It is a service provided by the The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation to any establishment to be ableto cancel labour card of employees that are outside the country for more than 6 months
Cancellation proof of residency
Skill level: 3rd. 4th and 5th
MOHRE mobile application or E-netwasal
Temporary work permit service is used to create a temporary work permit for an applicant to work in another company other than his present company.
Payment has to be done within the validity period 60 day
A customer can update his personal data by logging in the ministry's systems concerned with each sector:
Employer: He can update the data of his establishment by logging in the Tas’heel system and typing a worker data updating form. If interested, he can also update the data of his establishment by typing an establishment data modification form.
Worker: He can modify the data of worker card by logging in Tas’heel system
Domestic worker: Through Tad-beer system
The employee should get the employer’s written approval for any request to work beyond the notice period. It is to be noted that any employee who continues to work beyond 4 months of the notice period, should automatically withdraw his/her resignation.
An employer cannot rejects an employee’s resignation, provided the employee gives due notice and obtains the employer’s signature on his/her resignation letter, or sends the resignation letter by fax, email or postal mail.
In general limited contracts mention start/end dates, the unlimited ones only specify joining dates, each follow respective provisions depending on the situation
An employee is entitled to an unpaid sick leave during the probation period.
An employee is entitled to a paid sick leave after three months of the elapse of the probation period not exceeding consecutive or non-consecutive ninety days as follows:
Daily rest times during working hours are at least an hour. The second party may not work five consecutive hours without rest.
Working hours may not be increased to additional two hours per day.
Working hours are reduced by two hours during Ramadan. Daily working hours regarding strenuous works or work detrimental to health may be reduced and such by a virtue of a decision from the minister.
Working hours per day are 8 and do not exceed 48 hours per week.
Working hours are increased to 9 hours per day in commercial business, hotels, cafeterias, guardianship and other works which may be added by a resolution of the Minister, provided that:
Ordinary working days are reduced in a week working day in the amount of increase over 8 hours in the other days, provided that total working hours do not exceed 48 per week.
The wage shall be equal to the base wage of ordinary working hours plus a bonus of at least 25% of such wage.
Daily rests are not working hours.
Weekly rest time is one day. It may be more than one day as the parties agree
You can apply for Nafis initiatives by visiting Nafis.gov.ae or by contacting the Nafis call center at 80062347. The registration and application process is governed by the terms and conditions stated on the platform.
Any private sector company can contribute to the Nafis program and achieve Emiratisation rates by offering vacancies, training programs and benefiting from Nafis initiatives related to the Emirati Salary Support Scheme through the Nafis platform. You can now view and avail all the services of the program by registering at the following link: Nafis.gov.ae or contacting the Nafis Call Center 80062347.
In line with the UAE government's new guidelines regarding the fifty initiatives and the launch of the Emirati Competitiveness Program (Nafis), the Emiratisation percentage is targeted according to the new mechanism that defines the sectors and target percentages for Emiratisation on an annual basis. You can now view and avail all the services of the program by registering at the following link: Nafis.gov.ae or contacting the Nafis Call Center 80062347.
The Emirati Human Resources Competitiveness Program 'Nafis' was launched as part of the ‘Projects of the 50’. You can now view and avail all the services of the program by registering at the following link: Nafis.gov.ae or contacting the Nafis Call Center 80062347.
Digital services, administrative and professional services, marketing, design and graphics design, photography, montage and content preparation.
By entering the website : www.aefreelancer.ae
An electronic platform launched by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation that provides the opportunity for projects and companies owners from the public and private sectors to interact with independent young Emirati’s. The national platform for self-employment provides opportunity to submit projects and review experiences, evaluation, development and electronic payment solutions using safe and innovative tools, and that in various fields of specialization, which provides independents with a vital and unconventional career.
The national self-employment platform
It is for the person to work for himself and not for a specific entity or institution, as this person is bound by a contract to accomplish specific tasks and projects with the authorities according to time frames and pre-agreed outputs.
If you are a job seeker and want to use the program, you shall adhere to the following:
If you are in office and want to use the program, you shall adhere to the following:
It is a work system in which an employee performs his duties from sites that are different from the employer's offices. This means that the employee performs the work outside allocate sites on a part-time weekly or monthly or full-time basis.
- Part-time working: an employee can divide his work time between the main workplace and remote workplace in equal or different percentages. This may be days in the week, weeks in the month or months in the year.
- Full-time working: this is for the jobs that can be performed on full-time basis from outside the office.
The remote working system provided by MOHRE to employers gives them the chance to hire national workforce with no need to their appearance in the office, whether from home or a remote working center on part-time and full-time basis.
If you have determined your organization's needs of employees and created remote working jobs that are compliant with the program terms and conditions, you can insert vacancies and look for qualified cadres via your page in the Tawteen Gate www.tawteen.gov.ae, or call a recruitment consultant at 80066473.
Remote working employment requires:
Workplace: the employer needs to determine appropriate and permissible workplaces and environments for remote working.
Working Hours: working hours may differ from approved hours at the employer's offices. Working hours are determined as per the operating needs and nature of tasks.
Work Supplies: the employer shall provide all items necessary for an employee to do his job, including electronic tools, hardware, etc. and procure or pay for hardware maintenance.
Security: the employee needs to take all security requirements into consideration, determine responsibilities in case of any security breach while the employee is outside the workplace, and establish necessary penalties for violation of any security restrictions.
Health and Safety: the organization should adhere to health and safety requirements when determining or approving the remote workplace.
Easy Communication: the employer should ensure access to remote-working employers for:
Performance Management: the employer should establish guidelines concerning remote-working employee performance assessment against their colleagues working at work offices.
Development and Training Opportunities: the employer should provide the same training and development opportunities for remote-working employees.
A remote-working employee should adhere to the following:
Remote Employee/Job seeker:
v To review the operating systems policy, guide, rights and responsibilities on its employees.
v To work in accordance with the remote-working laws adopted by the employer.
v An employee must adhere to security requirements.
v An employee must handle any challenges or hardships ensuing from remote working arrangements.
v The employee shall be accessible to his colleagues or employer during working hours.
v The employee shall keep the devices and tools furnished to him.
In case of any complaint, resort will be made to MOHRE for dispute resolution
By registering on the Nafis platform to receive the resumes of national job seekers as per the required specializations.
You can upgrade your membership classification by increasing the percentage of Emiratis in your workforce according to the Table.
No, Emirati workers in these jobs do not count.
The membership is valid for one year, and it is renewable provided that all membership conditions are maintained.
There are no membership fees.
Yes, all Club members of all three classes (Platinum, Gold and Silver) will benefit from all the Red Carpet privileges.
Platinum, Gold and Silver.
Contributing to implementing the policies that drive Emirati job seekers to join the private sector; offering privileges and incentives to private establishments joining the Emiratisation program; holding periodic meetings with establishments that support Emiratisation.
The Tawteen Partners Club is a MOHRE initiative. The Club offers a package of special privileges, incentives, and services to MOHRE-registered establishments according to each establishment's classification in the Club.
Vocational guidance services are provided to national human resources to enable them to work for the private sector by providing individual and group guidance services for job seekers and school and university students to qualify them for the private sector requirements, including efficiencies, skills and use of a variety of guidance tools to enlighten job seekers on their self-abilities and professional preferences to make the best choice of appropriate professions in the labor market.
National job seekers/school and university/educational institutions students.
Individual guidance and orientation services are provided to job seekers at Customer Happiness Centers (Tawteen) once they are registered in the Tawteen Gate. This service is automatically rendered to all job seekers.
Job seekers can contact professional guides at Customer Happiness Centers (Tawteen) if they need professional consultancies related to the labor market and how to overcome challenges to get the appropriate job.
Vocational guidance service is mandatorily provided to certain segments of job seekers if the job seeker is in the fourth category of the database.
It is a category in the Tawteen database, including the job seekers who shall receive vocational guidance services mandatorily and are moved to it for many reasons: refusing 3 appropriate job opportunities / refusing appropriate employment offer / non-attendance of training programs / non-attendance in employment days.
These are individual guidance sessions that are provided at Customer Happiness Centers in several emirates and appointed with the professional guide to raise his awareness and guide him on the challenges countering the picking of a job opportunity in the private sector. When the guidance program is done, the job seeker is ready for work and nomination for jobs.
Nomination for jobs is only made after completing the guidance program designed by the professional guide in charge.
Educational institutions (schools and universities) can contact MOHRE Vocational Guidance Department for cooperation in group guidance workshops for the students of these institutions to enlighten them on the private sector's requirements, including skills and crafts and help them explore their preferences, abilities and skills that qualify them to choose the specialties fit to them.