5 years

You are eligible if you fulfil the following criteria:

  • Have obtained a work permit using an Employment contract valid in the UAE.
  • You are a skilled worker assuming a position classified as first, second or third level by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization.
  • Hold a bachelor's degree or its equivalent.
  • Have a monthly minimum salary of AED 15,000 or its equivalent in foreign currencies.

To apply for the Skilled Employee category, you will need to provide:

  • A valid employment contract from the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization (MOHRE) or its equivalent with proof of the job title and monthly income.
  • An attested bachelor's degree or its equivalent.
How to Apply

Applications can be made through the smart services webpage by the Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs & Port Security (ICP) via: https://icp.gov.ae or by visiting any typing centre in Abu Dhabi.


Information related to the Green Visa is subject to change as a result of new information, changes in processes, criteria and requirements.

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