Time Filipino Maids
We employ real people with UAE experience for searching, recruiting
and screening candidates according to the Client's specific needs
and requirements. The candidates must pass thorough screening process
before referring them to any Client . Feedback and constant communication
with our Clients is one of the key in ensuring better talent.
Housemaid Permanent Placements
The Filipino Staff we offer you are normally known to us or referred
through the network of employees we have, We work in a different way
from the recruitment agency's in the Philippines as there are no charges
to our maids for arranging placements. We will email you their CV
and all required information we have about them. We then send a manager
to your residence to make sure that we understand all your work requirements,
cleaning services and duties, these are noted down and passed on to
the prospective employee. We also insure that the accommodation and
living arrangements are to an acceptable standard. We have a number
of maids on visit visa who are training within our company, and ready
for interview. If required the maids can spend a three day tryal to
see if both parties suit each other. this is chargeable at Dhs 500.00.
After the trial period is completed and both parties
are happy with each other the employer can apply for a permanent visa
for the staff.
We charge for this service the employees airfare and a fee of DHS 3,500.00 It is the responsibility of the employer to arrange a full visa for the maid.
The procedure and cost of arranging a visa is
Sponsor a maid in Dubai
Criteria for sponsoring a maid in Dubai
A maid’s visa can be obtained by the head of the
family (called sponsor, and usually the male), whose salary is not
less than AED 6000 a month or AED 5000 + accommodation. Bachelors
are not eligible to sponsor a maid. You can only sponsor a maid from
the following countries: India, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Ethiopia,
Bangladesh, and Indonesia.
Employment of domestic workers now requires work contract
A new unified contract (called employment agreement
for domestic workers and sponsors) to regulate the rights and duties
of domestic workers has been put into place from 1st April, 2007.
The contract will be valid for one year with option to renew and governs
vacation, air tickets, medical care and procedures, in case of breach
of contract. See media update, media update.
The sponsor must provide the maid: Airfare to home country
at least once every two years, decent living conditions in sponsor’s
house or additional AED 500 for external housing. All 11 articles
of the unified contract must be adhered to.
Country specific requirements
Do keep in mind that each country has its own regulations
regarding minimum salary, age etc and you will have to check with
the respective consulate embassy for these details. A maid from India
or Philippines must be older than 30, but not over 60. Even recommended
minimum salaries differ, with Indian maids to be paid from AED 1,100
onwards as advised by the Indian Embassy, while new regulations from
the Philippines say the minimum salary should be AED 1,400.. As per
the Sri Lankan embassy, the minimum salary for Sri Lankan maids is
Tip: Maids from the sponsor’s country are subject
to approval by DNRD. In addition, an affidavit from your country's
embassy/consulate certifying that the maid is not related to you.
If you need more than one maid for a large family, DNRD has the right
to decide, but much will depend on sponsor’s salary and size
of the family. Always carry copies and original documents, including
labour contracts, salary certificates and passports. You may be asked
to show your accommodation contract and are advised to carry this.
Documents Required for Residence Visa:
Salary certificate of sponsor in Arabic (for government employee)
OR, labour contract of sponsor (for private employee) and accommodation
Filled up application form from authorized typing office
Copy of maid’s passport
Passport photos of maid (minimum 3 required, though advisable to carry
Affidavit from embassy/consulate certifying non-relationship, if maid
from same country
Also obtain a list of people that you are already sponsoring from
DNRD (eg. wife, children, other maids, etc)
Steps: Apply in the following order:
Residence Visa (employment permit to enter country)
Medical Check & Health Card (after maid enters)
Residence Stamp on Maid's Passport & Labour Card
Procedures: Go to authorized typist & get form filled up. Pay
AED. 100 for application fee + separate typing fee (which varies from
typist to typist). If urgent, pay additional AED 100 and mention to
typist. Do keep in mind that an additional AED 10 is charged as knowledge
fee for each transaction.
to Immigration & Naturalization Department & submit all
documents after attaching Empost sticker for non-urgent visa. For
urgent, wait for a few minutes and receive the employment entry permit.
You will have to pay a refundable deposit of AED 5000/- along with
the application. Please ensure that you collect the deposit receipt.
Empost will courier the visa to you within 2 working days, at the
address listed on the sticker.
Send either original or copy to your maid. If only copy was sent,
then deposit original at DNATA Visa Desk at Dubai airport, at least
three hours before flight. Write flight number/date & time on
reverse of original & get your copy stamped by DNATA as proof
of their receipt of original.
Applying for a residence visa for your maid
1. After your maid arrives, you must apply for a residence
permit and health card. This must be done within 30 days of your maid’s
entry into the country. You will need to go to a typist, pay for either
urgent or or non-urgent residence permit and submit to residency section.
2. After stamping, you need to take your maid for her
medical test and health card (average cost AED 250, though waiting
time differs from 12 hours to 36 hours for some government hospitals
to receive the results -
Iranian Hospital can give it to you in 12 hours for AED 400)
3. Take medical results to the typist and pay AED 5,200
(or 5,100 for non-urgent) to apply for residence visa.
4. Submit medical report with stamped employment permit,
maid's original passport, sponsor's passport copy and a salary certificate/labour
contract to residency section. It is preferable to take your maid
with you. You must declare to the officer what salary you propose
to pay your maid, and this will be entered into the contract. You
will receive 4 printouts of the unified contract which has to be signed
by both sponsor and maid. If your maid is with you, request her to
sign. Go to the bank inside the visit visa section and purchase an
AED 10 sticker for attestation, and re-submit copies of the contract
to the officer, who will counter-sign all copies, attest one and return
2 copies to you. One is for the sponsor, the other for the maid to
keep. A residence stamp valid for one year will then be placed in
your maid's passport. You may have to return after 24 hours to collect
the labour card.
4. To collect your deposit, take your AED 5,000
sticker receipt and the passport to Counter 17 (Deposit Refund Counter).
Get it signed by the officer and present the sticker to the Commercial
Bank of Dubai branch inside the Immigration office for refund of deposit.
For further enquiries, or clarifications, you
can call DNRD on 04-3980000 or the toll-free Amer