UAE: Ministerial Decision No. 500 of 2005




UAE: Ministerial Decision No. 500 of 2005

Date of adoption


13 July 2005

Entry into force


In effect

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Art. 1 of this decision lists the conditions based upon which a worker’s labour card may be cancelled six months after his departure. They include the employer’s submission of the appropriate form for the removal of the worker from his list of sponsored employees at least six months after his departure and payment of a fee of 200 DHS; and submission of a certificate issued by the competent Administration of Nationality and Residence attesting to the worker’s departure.


The first and second points of Section Two – Exceptional or Unusual Cases of Ministerial Circular No. 14 of 1995 regarding removal procedures from the balance of workers in the establishment is repealed (Art. 2).