Januar 2018

Small Businesses Exempt from a Monthly Fee for Employment of Foreign Nationals

The Ministry of Labour and Social Development has announced that companies with a total headcount of five or fewer workers are exempt from the mandatory monthly levy for employment of foreign nationals, while those with six to nine employees must pay the levy for the number of workers exceeding five.

Other exemptions include:
• Foreign […]

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Von |Januar 18th, 2018|News|0 Kommentare

AHK January DXB-Jour-Fixe Dubai

On 14 January 2018, the Departer team attended the DXB-Jour-Fixe of the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry and Commerce (AHK) in Dubai. The event included not only export credit Financing from Germany, but also economic and political updates as well as the economic update 2018 from the Sultanate of Oman. We greatly value our […]

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Von |Januar 15th, 2018|Events, News, Veranstaltungen|0 Kommentare

Increase of Minimum Salary for Sponsorship of Dependents

The Ministry of Interior has increased the minimum salary requirement for the sponsorship
of dependent family members by foreign nationals to BHD 400 per month. Previously, the
foreign national’s monthly income had to be not less than BHD 250.

Source: Fragomen, MIDDLE EAST IMMIGRATION NEWS FLASH 07/2018

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Von |Januar 11th, 2018|News|0 Kommentare

Update on the Consular Process for Egyptian Nationals Applying for the UAE Employment Visa

Effective immediately, Egyptian nationals applying for a new employment residence permit
sponsored by a company in the Dubai Creative Clusters Free Zone (DCCA) must process
their immigration application through a designated UAE visa service centre in Cairo in order
to obtain an entry visa. Applications for Egyptian nationals who are in the UAE (e.g.: on […]

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Von |Januar 11th, 2018|News|0 Kommentare

Criminal Clearance Certificate to be Required for Employment Visas

The United Arab Emirates’ Cabinet has approved a law that will require foreign nationals seeking employment in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to submit a legalised criminal clearance certificate with their visa application. It is anticipated that the new regulation will come into force in February.

Certificate details

According to various resources, the […]

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Von |Januar 11th, 2018|News|0 Kommentare

Visitor Visa-On-Arrival Now Available to Citizens of Ukraine

Effective immediately, holders of biometric passport issued by Ukraine are eligible for a short-term multiple-entry visitor visa-on-arrival that is stamped at the port of entry free of charge. The visa allows for a maximum stay of up to 30 days. The total of 56 nationalities can currently benefit for entry to the United Arab Emirates […]

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Von |Januar 8th, 2018|News|0 Kommentare

Visitor Visa-On-Arrival now available to Citizens of Chile

Effective immediately, Chilean passport holders are eligible for a short-term multiple-entry visitor visa-on-arrival that is stamped at the port of entry free of charge. The visa allows for a maximum stay of up to 30 days with a possibility of a one-time in-country extension. The total of 53 nationalities can currently benefit for entry to […]

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Von |Januar 8th, 2018|News|0 Kommentare