5 Tips to successfully hire a maid in United Arab Emirates
Did you know there are certain rules that you need to follow in order to hire a maid in UAE? Well, it’s true! If you are looking for sponsoring a maid or nanny in UAE, you can only choose one from India, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Nepal, Bangladesh, Indonesia, or Ethiopia. Moreover, to be eligible as a sponsor for the maid, you must be a male head of a family with a minimum monthly income of AED 6,000, as bachelors are not eligible for sponsorship. Take a look at the following tips that can help you successfully hire a maid in UAE.
1. Minimum Wages & Age
Make sure that you are following the country specific regulations for minimum wages and age of your maid. For instance, an Indian maid in UAE must be between 30-60 years, with a minimum wage of AED 1,100.
2. GDRFA Approval
Secondly, make sure that you have GDRFA’s approval for a maid who belongs to your country.
3. Visa Renewal
Thirdly, you must know that renewing your maid’s visa in United Arab Emirates is an annual process, which must be strictly followed.
4. Visa Cancellation
Fourthly, if in any case you have to get your maid’s visa cancelled for any reason, it must be done at the airport or through GDRFA.
5. Medical Fitness Test
Lastly, in order to successfully hire a maid in United Arab Emirates you will also be required to take her for a medical fitness test.
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