Labour Card/Contract & Visa Renewal of a Company Staff-UAE

How can I renew my Labour Card/Contract and Employment Visa?

Grace Period: Labour Card/Contract to be renewed within 60 days from the date of its expiry.

Early Renewal:
 You can renew Labour Card if its validity is less than 60 days.

Visa Grace Period:

Visa in Passport and Emirates ID  to be renewed within 30 days from the date of its expiry.

Tas'heel Centre:  Labour Card and Labour Contract can be renewed from Tas'heel CentreApplication status can be tracked through by entering MB number which is printed on the receipt.

As per the new rule, instead of renewing the existing contract, you have to type New Job Offer Contract from 
Tas'heel Centre.

Documents Required: 
Passport copy of Employee
+ Trade license copy & Labour Establishment Card copy of Company
+ e-Signature card of authorized signatory
+ Profession, Salary and allowance details, Type of contract (Limited / Unlimited), Weekly off day, 

Steps to follow: 
Type Job offer Contract from Tas'heel Centre. Get signature and thumb from employee (thumb for fourth/fifth skill level workers only), put company stamp in the First Party column and submit again at  Tas'heel Centre.

Job offer Contract typing: Dh103 

+ Contract Submission charge after signature by both parties: Dh103 
+ Insurance Fee for two years: Dh150  +

Labour Card fee according to the company category (see the table below). 

Unskilled labours should attend a guidance lecture conducted by Tawjeeh Centre related to labour rules and regulations. Type the contract renewal form from Tas'heel Centre or Tawjeeh Centre and after attending the class, you will get stamp of Tawjeeh Centre on the contract form. After that you can submit this contract either through Tawjeeh Centre or Tas'heel Centre. Dh203 for guidance lecture + labour contract renewal fee according to your company category (table shown below).

Visa Renewal:
 You should submit  
Visa Renewal application through eDNRD website. read more

Documents Required for Visa renewal
+ Original Passport, Medical CertificateOne photograph with white background, Copy of Emirates ID renewal form and Health Insurance Card copy (for companies having staff 100 or above)
e-Contract: Renewed e-Labour Card & e-Contract can be printed from
Enter MB number printed on renewal receipt. If you want original copy (green colour) of Labour Contract, you can get it from Tas'heel Centre on payment of Dh103. You can print it from Typing Centre also for family visa purpose.

Amendment: Salary Increment and Profession Change can be done at the time of  renewal. Fee: Dh 200 extra. Changes cannot be done till the next renewal. 

Labour Card Fee for New and Renewal (including Dh150 insurance)
Company CategorySkilled (Degree Certificate Required Profession)Unskilled

(Secondary and below level Profession)
(with typing)
Skilled (Status Change Employment to Employment)Unskilled (Status Change Employment to Employment)Bank Guarantee
(for more than 65 years old)
Dh5206 + Normal Labour Card fee according to the Company Category (see above table).

Eg. Dh7206 for a degree qualified employee under Company Category 2D.

Validity of Card: Two years.
EMIRATES IDDh270 (Can be typed from Typing Centre)
(Form can be prepared from Typing Centre. Fees 
varies depends on Hospital)
Visa Renewal (two years)477 
(e-DNRD System. Typing charge extra. Form 
can be typed from Typing Centre).

Tasheel Fee: for Typing and Submission: Dh103 (for each transaction) read more

To prepare your Employment Visa application; call

Qusais (Al Nahda-2): 04-239 1302, 055 273 2295, 055-345 7829

Hor Al Anz: (Deira): 04-265 8373, 050-715 0562

Bur Dubai: 04-358 6215

Qusais (Damascus St): 04-258 6727, 054-300 5931

For Collection & Delivery Service; call 054-300 5931, 055 273 2295, 055-345 7829
Q: How can I check my company category?

 Click here, choose company information and enter Labour Establishment Card Number.

Q: How can I get information about company classification and fees structure?

Q: How can I understand which profession is degree level? 
Payment should be made through E-Dirham Card at Tas'heel Centre. You can Buy E-Dirham Card from any branch of National Bank of Abu Dhabi or from Aafaq Islamic Finance Company found at Thas'heel branches. Card price: Dh6, Top-up charge: Dh4.

Fine for Delay: Dh200 per month up to a maximum of Dh2,000 if delayed to submit new labour card application within 60 days from the date of entry/status change, or delayed to renew labour card within 60 days from the date of expiry. 

Age above 65 Years: Labour Card can be renewed according to the the above mentioned fees till the age of 65. After that, normal fees + Dh5038 extra to be paid at the time of renewal. Labour Card validity will be for two years for each renewal. This renewal is unlimited till the company needs such employee's service.

Visa Date: If you are renewing before expiry of the existing visa, the new visa will start from the date of submission. If you are renewing after expiry of the existing visa, 
the new visa will start from the date of last expiry.

+ Ministry of Labour   Timing: Saturday to Thursday 7:30am to 7:00pm

Call Centre: 800 66473 | 800 MOHRE |  

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