Over 4.7 million residency and employment transactions have been done in UAE in the period from January to October this year, in line with the simplified procedures and digitised services, along with the digital link between the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation made by the Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs and Port Security, the authorities said in early December.
The two entities offer 35 common services – 23 for business owners and families employing domestic helpers, and 12 for private sector employers and employees. The residents and companies are able to complete transactions in minutes – boosting efficiency and ensuring data accuracy, via the seamless connection between the two entities.
Out of the 4.7 million transactions, 1.2 million were on the issuance new contracts, residency permits for domestic helpers, changing employers, cancelling work permits and employment contracts, and absconding complaints, according to the local news agencies.
The number of transactions related to private sector employers and employees has exceeded 3.5 million, including checking the entry date, cancelling a labour card, golden residency transactions, temporary work permits, part-time work permits, and others.