The Importance of Outsourcing PRO Services in the UAE

The Importance of Outsourcing PRO Services in the UAE

- James Elliot-Square

Every company in the UAE requires the services of a Public Relations Officer (PRO), also known as a Government Liaison Officer (GLO). PRO services refer to all activities related to processing governmental documents and paperwork, such as visa applications, labour cards, and company trade licencing documentation and approvals.

As the leading business formation and support provider in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, PRO Partner Group provide a reliable and cost-effective outsource solution for companies and individuals looking for assistance with a wide range of PRO Services.

The most Common PRO Services

PRO Partner Group, as a company, can act as the registered PRO for a company and their employees. The most common requirements for PRO services in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the wider UAE include:

  • Resident and Employee Visas
  • 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 / Attestation of Legal Documents
  • Liquidation and Deregistration of Companies or Branches
  • Trademark applications

Why it is important for your company to have an outsourced PRO service?

First and foremost, many of the activities, which constitute PRO services, are legal requirements for all companies and employees. Ensuring that the processes are dealt with correctly and in a timely manner reduces the risk of any unnecessary fines or similar detrimental consequences for the business.

Despite the obvious legal consequences, failure to carry out these activities can also have an unfavourable impact on a number of different factors outside of the business too. For instance, in order to legally work in the UAE, every employee must obtain a resident visa and a Ministry of Labour work permit, which is also required in order to open a bank account, sign a residential lease, connect to utilities such as electricity, and obtain an Emirates ID.

Why Choose PRO Partner Group for your PRO requirements?

Extensive Experience - PRO Partner Group have extensive experience having assisted with the successful establishment of over 500 companies, branch and representative offices in the Middle East, PRO Partner Group are fully acquainted with the necessary processes and legalities for all PRO services. With their extensive experience in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and the wider UAE, Oman and Qatar, PRO Partner Group have established solid relationships with trusted partners, government authorities, and professionals within the legal and audit professions.

Bespoke Service - PRO Partner Group provide a personalised approach to PRO services, with a dedicated service tailored to your business’s specific requirements. Processing government documents can be a complex task for many businesses, particularly for foreign investors who are unfamiliar with the region. PRO Partner Group’s service facilitates this, making the entire process quicker and simpler.

Key Benefits of Outsourcing you PRO Services to PRO Partner Group include

  1. A dedicated Point of Contact
  2. Save yourself internal resources, time and money
  3. Document expiry notification system
  4. Collection and Delivery services
  5. Full assistance with Medical and Biometrics, staff and family visa processes
  6. Regular updates on Government Department processes, Companies Law, Labour laws and best practice
  7. Transparency – all costs are provided up front and all original receipts provided

What are the Costs

Depending on your requirements we can provide PRO Services to you on a Per Process cost basis (e.g. per Visa for example) or for more extensive services we can provide a detailed PRO Monthly Service Retainer that covers a wide range of services to fulfil all of your Outsourced PRO Service requirements.

PRO Partner Group have a highly experience team of fluent Arabic speaking PROs on the ground to assist foreign companies with seamless Government Liaison Services in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and across UAE. Our operational support team will also ensure good client communication, follow up and tracking of processes and documents at all times.

How can PRO Partner Group help?

For more details on outsourcing your PRO Services to PRO Partner Group, please get in touch with us in Abu Dhabi +971 (0)2 448 5120, or Dubai +971 (0)4 456 1761, or send your email to Enquiries may also be submitted via our Contact Form below.

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