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DHS50,000 Fine if You Hire Maids Illegally

One of the big advantages of relocating to Dubai for many expats is the possibility of having help with the housework.  As soon as the last box is unpacked the door bell starts to ring with maids offering their cleaning services however residents today are reminded by a top DNRD (Department of Naturalization and Residency Dubai) official that Domestic help must be sponsored by their recruiters and employers hiring workers who are not on their sponsorships will face Dh50,000 fine.

If you only want part-time help use an agency who will in turn take responsibility for the sponsorship of their maids and if you want to go for the option of a full time live-in maid then you as the employer must sponsor that maid.

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