If an expatriates or a UAE nationals would like to legally work for another employer on part-time basis whilst being fully employed by one of the Companies in the UAE, then a temporary work permit can be applied. A temporary work permit is provided by the Ministry of Human Resources & Emiratisation (MOHRE) to recruit a national or an expatriate workers residing in the UAE, to carry out a certain work within a period of not exceeding 6 months.
Here are the list of the required documents in applying a temporary work permit for MOHRE registered applicants:
From the employee: From the current employer From a company taking on the worker on part-time basis:
Temporary work permit for non-MOHRE registered applicants:
An expatriate or UAE nationals who does not have a current MOL labour card or a non-registered worker with MOHRE, can also apply for temporary work permit within a period of not exceeding 6 months. These are applicants who are:
Here are the list of the required documents in applying a temporary work permit for non-registered worker with MOHRE:
From the non-registered worker of MOHRE Additional Documents:
Temporary work permit for applicants in special cases:
There are some cases where the temporary work permit can be obtained from the Ministry, without satisfying the condition related to the former’s employer’s approval and the validity of the card and resident visa in the following special conditions or cases such as:
Finally, these are the general conditions from the Ministry in granting the temporary work permits. First, the trade license of the establishments must be valid. Second, the new labour profession of the applicant must be suitable with the activity of the establishment or entity who applies the temporary work permit and third, the applicant must be 18 year old and above.
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