Dubai – Employee Presence at DIFC No Longer Required for Employment Visa Cancellation or Transfer

Effective December 27, 2015, employees are no longer required to be present at the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) Government Service Office (GSO) for an Employment Visa cancellation or transfer. The original Employment Confirmation Letter signed by the employee may now be submitted by the company/PRO (Public Relations Officer) along with the original passport or transfer form. Previously, the employees’ presence was required at the DIFC GSO to sign a confirmation form for an Employment Visa cancellation or transfer.

What you need to do
Planning ahead

  • Emigra Worldwide can assist by submitting signed forms to the authorities on behalf of companies where we are registered as PRO
  • Contact your Emigra Worldwide attorney or representative for further details on how this may impact you or your clients

The information above was provided by Emigra Worldwide, our global network partners, and relevant government authorities. The information herein is for general purposes only and not intended as advice for a particular matter. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the global immigration professional with whom you work.