The UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has announced the start of issuing work permits For golden residence holders This is in implementation of a decision issued by the Council of Ministers, according to which a “work permit for golden residency holders” was created.
The ministry explained that the aforementioned permit is granted to three cases, the first of which includes those who were not working at the time of obtaining the golden residency, in the event that they wish to work for an employer, and the second case includes the desire of the current employer to renew the work permit and contract for those who obtained the golden residency after the expiry of the period of their work permit In the third case, the worker who obtained the golden residency joined a new job with another employer.
And the ministry indicated that the same procedures followed by it related to the issuance of work permits and contracts for those who are on the residency of their relatives in the event that they join work on the “work permit for golden residency holders” will apply.
She affirmed that work permits and valid contracts concluded between employers and workers who have been granted golden residency continue to apply, as well as the validity of all legislation in force in the country, especially the provisions of the Labor Law when they join employers in the private sector.
In addition to the validity of the same prescribed and applicable fees for work permits for those outside the country, and the validity of the same prescribed and applicable fees for renewing and amending work permits and contracts, when renewing or amending the work contract and work permit for golden residency holders.
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