Domestic Visa Processing In Dubai

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Domestic Helper / Maid Visa processing

The UAE government understands the family's needs to hire nannies, a driver or a housemaid. This topic is approved by MOHRE through Tadbeer system.

Below are the prerequisites for applying for a maid or nanny visa in Dubai.

  • An individual, man or woman, can apply for a maid’s sponsorship in Dubai, provided that their salary is not less than AED 5000.
  • Ejari certificate for a two-bedroom apartment.
  • Maids can only be sponsored from the countries listed by MOHRE
  • The sponsor must have a valid residence visa in the United Arab Emirates.

The process starts with applying for a maid visa (entry permit). The next step would be completing the Fitness test and Emirates ID application to apply for the final step visa stamp.

Documents required for sponsoring a housemaid in Dubai

When applying for a residency permit for a maid or a domestic helper, the sponsor will need to submit the following documents to the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs – Dubai (GDRFA).

  • The visa application form typed through an authorised typing office
  • An affidavit from the embassy or consulate of non-relationship, if the maid is from the same country
  • Passport and visa copies of the sponsor and the maid 
  • Passport photos of the sponsor and the maid
  • Three months bank statement of the sponsor 
  • Copy of the sponsor’s labour contract 
  • Copy of the sponsor’s health insurance card
  • Copy of the sponsor’s tenancy contract of a minimum two-bedroom unit
  • Salary Certificate of the sponsor
  • Maid’s Medical Fitness Certificate from their country 

Note: The above requirements can vary for sponsors who are UAE citizens or working in the government and private sector in the UAE.

Apply For Domestic Helper / Maid Visa With Al Taresh

Our team of professionals at Al Taresh BMS is here to help walk you through the process of applying for a Domestic Visa. Whether you are wanting to apply for a nanny, driver, or housemaid visa, we are here to help. Call or email us today for more information regarding how we can help you with this process.


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