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Cancellation of a domestic worker's Employment Contract (inside or outside of the country)

  • FAQ

  • Service Description

    A service provided by the Ministry to employers wishing to cancel employment contracts for domestic workers inside or outside the country.

  • Target Audience

    Employers, employees

  • Service Procedures

    1. Log in with the username and password or use UAE Pass.
    2. Submit a work permit cancellation request (cancellation of entry permit) through one of the service delivery channels
    3. Payment of prescribed federal fees
    4. The application will be forwarded electronically to the Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs and Ports Security for verification of compliance
    5. Shortfalls will be reported to the customer for completion
    6. Approvals or rejections will be communicated to the customer via text message and e-mail
    7. The cancellation document will be sent to the employer via email
  • Required Documents


  • Terms And Conditions

    • The employer must possess a valid passport
    • The employer must possess a valid ID card
    • The resident employer / investor must possess a valid residence visa
  • Timing

  • Payment

    All Emirates except the Emirate of Dubai The Emirate of Dubai - Inside the country The Emirate of Dubai - Outside the country
    65 dirhams 85.75 dirhams 185.75 dirhams


    • Business centers charge a maximum commission of 72 dirhams
    • The service is provided free of charge through the Ministry's website or application (only government fees are applicable).

    *Please note that the fees shown above do not include tax and collection charges.

  • Relation of service with other service

    Federal Authority for Identity, Residence and Ports Security

  • Notes:

    The customer will be notified once the request has been completed. Applicants can follow up on their applications by visiting:

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