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How to Apply for a Maid Visa in Dubai

A Step-by-Step Guide to Applying for a Housemaid Visa in Dubai

Dubai is renowned for its fast-paced life, and with many families residing in the city, the need for domestic help like maids and nannies becomes evident. Getting a residence visa for them ensures legality and peace of mind. Here's a breakdown of the procedures and documents required to secure a housemaid visa in Dubai.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Applying for a Housemaid Visa in Dubai
A Step-by-Step Guide to Applying for a Housemaid Visa in Dubai

How to Apply for a Housemaid Visa in Dubai:

1. Documents Required for Maid’s Residency Permit:

The General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs, Dubai (GDRFA) oversees the issuance of the Residency Permit. As a sponsor, you need to furnish:

  • Visa application obtained from an approved typing centre.

  • Visa and passport copies of both the sponsor and the domestic helper.

  • Passport photos of both parties.

  • Labour contract of the sponsor.

  • Sponsor’s 3-month bank statement.

  • Affidavit of non-relationship for maids of the same nationality as the sponsor.

  • Copies of the sponsor's tenancy agreement and health insurance.

  • Medical Fitness certificate from the maid's home country.

  • Evidence of the sponsor's income.

2. Cost Breakdown for Maid Visa in Dubai :

While the final cost can depend on the specific role of the maid, here's a general overview:

  • Typing centre fee.

  • Annual immigration fee to UAE.

  • Medical insurance for your maid.

  • Upon issuance of the maid's entry permit, a refundable deposit of AED 2,000 is required. This amount is refunded when the maid's visa is cancelled or expires, and she departs from the UAE.

3. Maid Visa Renewal Procedure:

The maid visa in Dubai is an annual commitment. As the sponsor, you'll be responsible for its renewal. This can be done online or via an authorized typist. Ensure you furnish the medical fitness test results and the renewal application.

4. Maid Visa Cancellation:

Whether due to unsatisfactory performance or other reasons, if you choose to cancel the visa, here are your options:

(Kindly note the specifics of the two cancellation processes were not provided in the prompt, so they aren't detailed here.)

Amazon Attestation & Document Clearing Assistance:

Navigating the intricacies of visa procedures can be a task. Amazon Attestation & Document Clearing offers comprehensive assistance for obtaining a UAE Residence Visa for maids and nannies in Dubai. Our door-to-door document pickup and delivery service ensures hassle-free processing.

For Expert Visa Guidance: Phone: +97143300011 Email: Website: UAEADC

Remember, while Dubai provides countless opportunities and experiences, ensuring all legalities are met is the foundation of a peaceful life.

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