- Understand the process of bringing your family while relocating to Dubai for employment.
- Key steps involve obtaining a work permit, bringing family on visit visas, and transitioning to residency visas.
- Learn about the required documents and eligibility criteria for sponsoring family members in the UAE.
- Make your move to Dubai a seamless experience for both you and your family.
Relocating to Dubai for Employment
Planning to move to Dubai for employment and wondering about bringing your family along? Here’s a comprehensive guide to help you navigate the process seamlessly.
If you’ve received a job offer from a Dubai-based company and they’re sponsoring your UAE residency visa, you’re in the right place.
Laws and Regulations
Therefore, the provisions of Federal Decree Law No. 33 of 2021 on the Regulation of Employment Relations, Cabinet Resolution No.1 of 2022 on the Implementation of Federal Decree-Law No. 33 of 2021 Regarding the Regulation of Employment Relations, Administrative Resolution No. 38 of 2022 Concerning the Guidelines for Implementing Ministerial Resolution 46 of 2022 Regarding Work Permits, Offer Letters and Employment Contract Forms and Federal Decree Law No. 29 of 2021 Regarding Entry and Residence of Foreigners are applicable.
Here’s a breakdown of what you need to know:
- Your prospective employer will obtain a work permit for you, allowing you to commence work in the UAE.
- You can bring your family (wife and children) on visit visas to stay with you in the UAE.
- After completing your work permit and residency visa formalities, you can change your family’s visa status and apply for their residency visas.
- As a UAE resident, you can sponsor your family’s residency visas.
The required documents may include passports of your family members, notarized and attested marriage certificates, tenancy agreements, employment contracts, and medical fitness tests.
Remember, an individual with a salary of Dh4,000 (without accommodation) or Dh3,000 (with accommodation provided by the employer) can apply for residency visas for their spouse and children in the UAE.
For more details, get in touch with your prospective employer and the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai.
Make your move to Dubai a smooth and family-friendly transition!