Engineering Classification Renewal in the UAE

Engineering Classification Renewal in the UAE

- Olivia Baikova

In the United Arab Emirates (UAE) there is constant development of engineering structures, infrastructure, and construction sites. To ensure that the integrity of these projects is maintained, there is the need for the renewal of engineering classifications.

The periodic requirement for companies to renew their engineering classification ensures that the UAE’s ever-growing dynamic urban environment can be appropriately monitored and maintained in terms of those businesses who are approved to undertake such projects. 

The infrastructure in place in the UAE is detrimental to the continuous development and to create sustainability in its growth. Through the renewals process, the UAE can effectively reassess the engineering and construction sector.

With the country’s harsh climate and continuous urbanisation, there is the need to ensure that the infrastructure maintains its ongoing durability. The UAE is actively aspiring to be increasingly sustainable, introducing green practices and energy-efficient projects to minimise their environmental impacts.

The fast-paced evolving landscape due to expansion and construction requires careful monitoring and assessment by the UAE authority to ensure compliance and safety standards.

How to renew a professional license for engineering in the UAE – what are the processes and requirements?

PRO Partner Group will assist you on how to get a professional engineer license in the UAE, including the following:

1. PRO Partner Group will assist the client with all steps required to renew the engineering classification under the activity of - Civil Engineering Consultancy.

- This includes all relevant steps, applications and PRO work associated with the activity’s classification.

- All of the technical information, threshold and documentation requirements need to be provided by the client.

2. PRO Partner Group will assist the client in obtaining the engineering cards for 3 engineers.

- Please note that equivalency certificates are not included in this step and must be provided in the manner specified by PRO Partner Group.

- PRO Partner Group can assist with foreign document attestation if required.

3. Costs and timelines will be dependent on the relevant jurisdiction.

- The professional license renewal fee will be dependant on the needs of the client, based on jurisdiction and requirement.

    It is the responsibility of the client to provide all relevant documentation and meet the relevant threshold requirements such as staffing, qualified engineers, insurance, experience certification, equivalency, and ISO accreditations. PRO Partner Group will then fully guide the client through the process.

    How can PRO Partner Group help?

    At PRO Partner Group, we have an experienced team who can assist you with engineering professional license renewal in Dubai, and to navigate the requirements and regulation involved.

    Engineering classification renewal in the UAE requires careful planning, adherence to regulatory requirements, and it is advisable to seek professional assistance. PRO Partner Group can assist you in appropriately following the steps and requirements to best position your business for success in the renewal process.

    If you need assistance with engineering classification renewals, or any other related onshore or offshore company setup, restructuring, local partner or PRO support matter in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, the wider UAE, Oman, Qatar, KSA or Bahrain, then please do get in touch with us on +971 (0)4 456 1761 for Dubai or +971 (0)2 448 5120, email us at or complete the contact form below and we will be delighted to assist you.

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