United Arab Emirates – Upcoming Police Clearance Certificate Requirement; Recent Changes to Immigration Processes

Posted on January 12, 2018

Effective 4 February 2018, new employment applications must be supported by a police clearance certificate. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Labour (MOL) and Ministry of Interior (MOI), and free zone authorities have all made some important changes that affect how applications… Read more »

United Arab Emirates – Process Changes in Abu Dhabi and Dubai Creative Clusters Authority

Posted on November 14, 2017

  The Dubai Creative Clusters Authority (DCCA) free zone has removed the Internal Visa Transfer option for foreign employees transferring to a new employer within the DCCA. Employees in this situation now need to use the “Government Transfer” option, which… Read more »

United Arab Emirates – Visa on Arrival Extended to Indian Passport Holders

Posted on September 25, 2017

  The UAE Cabinet approved visa on arrival for Indian passport holders with a UK and EU residency this past week though no date has yet been released for the law to go into effect. As of May 1, 2017,… Read more »

UAE – Visa on Arrival Granted for Indian Passport Holders with Valid U.S. Visa

Posted on August 28, 2017

The UAE Cabinet enacted a decree that will allow Indian passport holders with a valid United States green card or visa, with a minimum of 6 months validity, to obtain a UAE visa on arrival, valid for 14 days. The… Read more »

United Arab Emirates – New Portal for Labour Market Test

Posted on August 28, 2017

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE) has launched the Tawteen portal, for labour market testing, to support UAE Nationals to take up jobs in the private sector. Depending on the type of job offer that is uploaded onto… Read more »