ICA reveals transaction fees, procedures for getting virtual work residency permit - GulfToday

ICA reveals transaction fees, procedures for getting virtual work residency permit


Mohammed Alaa, Staff Reporter



The Federal Authority for Identify and Citizenship (ICA) has urged applicants to obtain virtual work residency permit from inside and outside the country via its website and application (ica.gov.ae) and (ICA UAE).


Applicant can access the ICA website or the application, then entering smart channels, and logging in using user account or smart pass.


After that, he/she should select the service from the list and then fills in the data, and upload the required documents.


After reviewing and confirming the data in the application, applicant will pay the fees through the approved payments channels and submit the application.


The documents required for obtaining virtual work permit are are coloured personal photo, a copy of the passport, health insurance, medical fitness test result, virtual work proof -outside UAE, and a salary certificate of $3,500 or its equivalent in foreign currencies.


The ICA also noted that the transaction fee is Dhs300 for those outside the country and Dhs250 for those inside the country.


The UAE Cabinet in March this year has approved initiatives and decisions in the context of enhancing the business environment in the UAE, attracting minds and achievements, increasing the competitiveness of the tourism sector and supporting the national economy by creating the first virtual work residence permit of its kind in the region.


The permit will enable the foreigner to enter the UAE on his personal sponsorship, stay for a year, and practice his job in accordance with the terms and conditions decided.


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