What are PRO Services in the UAE?

What are PRO Services in the UAE?

- Libbie Burtinshaw

Why are PRO Services Important in the UAE?

PRO Services, also referred to as Government Liaison services, are required by every company in the UAE. PRO services cover all activities relating to processing government documents such as visa applications, work permits, trade license applications etc. Utilising external PRO services makes for a more efficient, productive and cost effective process.

What is generally covered under PRO Services?

Any company can either have an in-house PRO or utilise an external PRO service provider. The size of your company will determine which option is best suited for you. The most common items covered under Government Liaison services include:

  • Resident and Employee Visa
  • Labour and Immigration Cards
  • Labour Quota applications
  • Investor Visas
  • Family Visas
  • Offshore & Security Passes (CICPA)
  • Emirates ID Cards
  • Company and Branch formation
  • Annual Licence renewals and updates
  • Changes to Trade Licences, transfers
  • Regulatory approvals and NOC letters
  • Notarisation of Legal Documents

Why are PRO Services Important?

Numerous activities which constitute PRO services are legal requirements for all companies and employees. It is imperative to ensure that the processes are dealt with correctly and in a timely manner, this reduces the risk of any unnecessary fines or any other negative consequences for the company.

Failure to complete required activities can not only cause legal issues but will also have a negative impact on other factors outside of the business. For example, to be permitted to legally work in the UAE, every employee must have a resident visa and a work permit, this is also mandatory for opening a bank account, sign a property lease agreement, register a car, connect to certain utilities (electricity, water, telecommunications services) and to obtain an Emirates ID.

You must pass many hurdles when dealing with government related matters therefore it is important that you use a professional service provider who have in-depth experience and know-how to avoid any further complications or delays.


How can PRO Partner Group assist you?

Our services are designed to help your company get off the ground effectively and efficiently. PRO Partner Group can assist you with PRO solutions, our personalised services are focused on enhancing our client’s company processes and streamlining overall business operations. We have a wealth of experience in this category and our team are extremely knowledgeable in local government requirements and regulations.

PRO Services, also referred to as Government Liaison services, are required by every company in the UAE. PRO services cover all activities relating to processing government documents such as visa applications, work permits, trade license applications etc. Utilising external PRO services makes for a more efficient, productive and cost effective process.

What is generally covered under PRO Services?

Any company can either have an in-house PRO or utilise an external PRO service provider. The size of your company will determine which option is best suited for you. The most common items covered under Government Liaison services include:

  • Resident and Employee Visa
  • Labour and Immigration Cards
  • Labour Quota applications
  • Investor Visas
  • Family Visas
  • Offshore & Security Passes (CICPA)
  • Emirates ID Cards
  • Company and Branch formation
  • Annual Licence renewals and updates
  • Changes to Trade Licences, transfers
  • Regulatory approvals and NOC letters
  • Notarisation of Legal Documents

Why are PRO Services Important?

Numerous activities which constitute PRO services are legal requirements for all companies and employees. It is imperative to ensure that the processes are dealt with correctly and in a timely manner, this reduces the risk of any unnecessary fines or any other negative consequences for the company.

Failure to complete required activities can not only cause legal issues but will also have a negative impact on other factors outside of the business. For example, to be permitted to legally work in the UAE, every employee must have a resident visa and a work permit, this is also mandatory for opening a bank account, sign a property lease agreement, register a car, connect to certain utilities (electricity, water, telecommunications services) and to obtain an Emirates ID.

You must pass many hurdles when dealing with government related matters therefore it is important that you use a professional service provider who have in-depth experience and know-how to avoid any further complications or delays.

How can PRO Partner Group assist you?

Our services are designed to help your company get off the ground effectively and efficiently. PRO Partner Group can assist you with PRO solutions, our personalised services are focused on enhancing our client’s company processes and streamlining overall business operations. We have a wealth of experience in this category and our team are extremely knowledgeable in local government requirements and regulations.



If you are interested in PRO Services in Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Oman, PRO Partner Group can assist you with this process. For more information please contact Libbie Burtinshaw on info@propartnergroup.com in Abu Dhabi +971 (0)2 448 5120, or Dubai +971 (0)4 456 1761.

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