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Issue new work permit

  • FAQ

    • Does the application need a job offer to obtain a transfer of work permit?


    • If there is a complaint still at the establishment, can it provide work permits for new workers?


    • Is a certificate of good conduct necessary to apply for an electronic work permit?

      Only mandatory for Kenyan nationals

    • Is it possible to apply for a new work permit for a deprived worker?

      It depends on the type of ban of the worker

    • How long is the validity of the work permit to apply for a work card and an employment contract?

      60 days

  • Service Description

    A service provided by the Ministry to obtain a work permit and work contract for a worker after entering the country or modifying his status on a new entry permit

  • Target Audience


  • Service Procedures


    1.  Log in to Tasheel system by providing valid credentials Select the "Issue a new work permit" service from the Work Permits menu
    2. Select the type of work permit
    3. Enter the required information
    4. Add attachments
    5. Print the receipt

    Service Centers

    1. A new electronic work permit application is printed at the Tasheel service centers - Tasweel cars - the smart application
    2. The application is submitted to the Labor offices' pick-up counter.
    3. The application will be forwarded electronically to the ministry's database and fulfilling the conditions contained herein shall be checked and verified. The application will be rejected or returned to complete the missing requirements.
  • Required Documents

    • Copy of the valid passport of the worker
    • Color photograph with white background
    • Updated copy of the work contract
    • Copy of entry permit with entry stamp or status modification paper
  • Terms And Conditions

    • The establishment status shall be private
    • The worker must have already entered the UAE or adjusted his status in the country.
  • Timing

  • Working Hours

    • Service centers 12 hours
    • Delivery cars 12 hours
    • Smart application 24 hours

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