The Duration of the Exploration of Employment Opportunities Visa in UAE 2023

Muhamed abdo - | UAE

The UAE Cabinet issued executive regulations for the Law on Entry and Residence of Foreigners, which regulated the entry and exit of foreigners to the Emirates and issued new visas, including the visa to explore job opportunities. Since September 2022, this visa has been working to attract talents and skills to accelerate the UAE's economic growth.

The foreigner was issued a visit visa without a guarantor to explore work options for one trip and remain for 60–120 days. Follow us to learn about work exploration visa duration, requirements, and cost.

Job exploration visas last 60, 90, or 120 days, according to the Federal Authority for Identity, Nationality, Customs, and Ports Security. And that with the provision of a bank guarantee of 1025 dirhams, while a bank guarantee of 3025 dirhams was specified within the fees prescribed for issuing the long-term multiple-entry tourist visa for five years, thus providing two types of this visa individually and a visa for a family group. The smart portal of the authority allows all nationalities to apply for this visa.

With the introduction of the new visa system, the Federal Authority for Identity and Nationality, Customs and Ports Security offers all sorts of visas and residencies through its smart portal, including the job exploration visa. The Federal Authority for Identity, Nationality, and Customs activated the new visa and residence system through its smart application and smart portal, stating that customers of all nationalities can apply for it directly via email.

The authority stated that the new system allows customers to pay financial guarantees directly through the smart gate and that the long-term tourist visa is issued to all nationalities for 5 years without a sponsor and allows the beneficiary to stay in the UAE for a continuous period of 90 days.

Through its smart site, the authority offers visa transaction services that save consumers time and effort by allowing them to complete them without a sponsor or intermediary. It offered:

New visa.
Visa extension.
Visa modification.
Visa cancellation.
Extend pre-entry validity.
Employment Exploration Visa Classification
The Federal Authority for Identity and Nationality, Customs and Ports Security can issue a visa to a foreigner for a single or several visits. However, the entry visa has 8 varieties based on the purpose of the visit:

  • tourism.
  • Visiting family or friends.
  • employment assignment.
  • Find work.
  • Considering company startup.
  • treatment. education.
  • Courtesy visa.
  • Visa and stay

These factors impact visa duration:

  • The cost and guarantee must be paid for a one-year stay.
  • The cost is calculated using part of the month.
  • This visa allows 60 days in UAE. Since its issuance.
  • Paying the fee renews it for the same duration.
  • This visa does not allow work, so he must notify the authorities and apply for the right visa.
  • He must leave the Emirates after his stay expires.

Visa for job search

For a 60-day, one-trip work exploration visa, the authority requires a 1025-dirham bank guarantee, 300-dirham application and issuance fees, 50-dirham service and authority fees, and 60-dirham health insurance.

A 90-day work exploration visa for a single trip requires a 1025-dirham bank guarantee, 400-dirham application and issuance costs, 50-dirham services and federal authority fees, and 90-dirham health insurance.

A 1025-dirham bank guarantee is required for a 120-day work exploration visa for one trip. Application, issuance, electronic services, and the federal authority cost 550 dirhams, and health insurance costs 120 dirhams. Service fees may vary depending on the application data.

Visa requirements

A visit visa for job hunting requires one of the following:

  • The applicant must be a skilled worker at the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation-approved first, second, or third occupational level.
  • According to the Ministry of Education, applicants must have graduated from one of the world's top 500 colleges.
  • Graduate within two years of application.
  • Bachelor's or above.
  • Finally, financial assurance is met.
  • Visa needs

Indeed, acquiring a visa to explore work options requires the following documents:

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  • Passport copy.
  • Permanent residency proof.
  • Specifying residence in rental contracts or hotel reservations.
  • The recipient's Sharnama card, or Iranian ID (optional).
  • Optional stay-long health insurance.
  • Optional beneficiary Pakistani ID.
  • Optional beneficiary Afghan ID card.
  • Beneficiary Iraqi CPR (optional).
  • Optional return ticket copy.
  • Certified bank statement (optional).
  • Finally, the application data determines the mandatory and optional documents.

Email visa applications

Website service: 1. Access the Federal Authority for Identity and Nationality, Customs and Ports Security website. 2. Create a new account if necessary. 3. Choose your service. 4. Attach necessary paperwork. 5. Service charge payment. Request service. 7. Emailed entrance visa.

Alternatively, Amer centers offer the service: 1. Visit an Amer service center to find the nearest one on the map. 2. Request the service from the center's receptionist. 3. Give the service worker the documents. 4. Pay service fees. 5. Emailed entrance visa.

The customer receives a text and email with the request status. If the application has any deficiencies, the customer is advised to attach them within a month or the application is automatically terminated.

The admission permit can be extended once or repeatedly. 180 days max. After the approved stay, a daily fine of 50 dirhams is due. The employment exploration visa expired. The Dubai General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs website offers the service 24/7. Amer centers offer service during their official operating hours.

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