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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Emiratization ratio  

February 27, 2024

UAE has introduced initiatives to increase Emiratization in private companies with an aim to have 75,000 Emirati citizens working in the private sector over the next five years

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Quarterly Update 2023

July 24, 2023

The UAE has implemented a number of changes to entry and visa requirements including overstays, re-entries, and visa-free travel.

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Immigration 2022 – A Look Back

December 9, 2022

The UAE implemented many changes to their immigration regulations in 2022, including: new visa categories, simplifications to the golden visa requirements, and changes to Emiratization requirements.

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Major Reforms to Visa and Work Permit Schemes

September 12, 2022

From October 2022, two major reforms to the United Arab Emirates’ visa and work permit schemes are to go into effect.

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: New Penalty Structure of Immigration Non-Compliance Announced

December 16, 2021

The UAE authorities have announced a new penalty structure for immigration non-compliance relating to visa issuance, renewal, and cancellations. The implementation date for these new consequences has yet to be announced by the UAE government, but is expected in the upcoming months.

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: New Monday-Friday Afternoon Work Week to Debut 1 January 2022

December 16, 2021

In an effort both to support work-life balance for employees and further align the country with the global economy, the UAE will make changes to the country’s public sector work week, effective 1 January 2022.

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: New Rules for Work Permit Renewals

February 18, 2020

Effective immediately, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization (MOHRE) has published a new occupation list of permitted occupations and, relatedly, introduced new rules for work permit renewals.

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Permanent Residency “Golden Card” Introduced

January 17, 2020

The UAE is issuing new permanent residency to qualifying investors, exceptional talents in science & knowledge and creative individuals in culture & art.

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: New Dependent Sponsorship Policy [UPDATED]

July 17, 2019

The UAE Cabinet has adopted a decision to amend the policy on foreign national workers sponsoring family members in the UAE.

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: New Rules for DIFC Free Zone Foreign Employees

July 9, 2019

Effective immediately, the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) free zone has announced changes to its foreign employee services.

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