Thursday, March 19, 2020
Suspension of Work Permits
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has decided to suspend the issuance of all types of work permits, including the domestic workers' category, starting today, Thursday, March 19, 2020, until further notice. The decision excludes internal transfer permits and employment permits for Expo 2020.
The Ministry’s decision comes in coordination with the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority to strengthen preventive and precautionary measures taken by the UAE to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus “Covid-19”.