Find Domestic Helpers & Maids in United Arab Emirates

A few thousand of Domestic Helpers are working in the United Arab Emirates. A high proportion of households in Dubai and Abu Dhabi are employing the services of full-time domestic workers to take care of their families. HelperPlace is an online platform that easily connects workers and employers. In a few seconds, browse and message the right candidate for your family!

Trusted by more than 300k users


Main Skills


Helper Name

5 Tips to successfully hire a maid in the 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 to sponsor 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, ensure 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 the 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 canceled for any reason, it must be done at the airport or through GDRFA.

5. Medical Fitness Test

Lastly, to successfully hire a maid in the United Arab Emirates, you will also be required to take her for a medical fitness test. In the United Arab Emirates and mostly in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, a lot of families are hiring domestic workers in order to take care of children, manage household chores, and cook. HelperPlace has listed for you a lot of qualified candidates with experience (Housekeepers, nannies, drivers, caregivers, and cooking skills…).

Are you currently looking for a domestic helper in the United Arab Emirates? Do you want to hire a new housemaid for your family? You can now connect and interview available helpers close to you! Don’t forget to post a job ad on HelperPlace, you will get more chances to connect and interview your future helper. 


HelperPlace connects employers and maids in the following countries: Hong Kong, Singapore, Macau, Saudi Arabia, and Malaysia. HelperPlace is also available on Facebook, we share with you the best candidates but also news & tips about domestic helpers (contract, hiring process, obligations,...). Join us and spread the word to your friends.