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No-Objection on Work Visa Issuance or Renewal for Local Staff at Missions


This service is provided to foreign Missions in the UAE wishing to issue or renew a work visa of individuals (non-diplomats) who will join their staff.



Customer’s Journey

  • The application is submitted through MoFA Website: or Smart Mobile App: (UAE MoFA).
  • Fill in the fields and attach the required documents.
  • On completing and submitting the application, you will receive a confirmation notification.
  • For Dubai-based missions, the No-Objection Certificate will be delivered to the registered email address through the system.
  • Missions based in Abu Dhabi will be notified once the letter is ready for collection from MoFA headquarters in Abu Dhabi.

Service Fees
Free service
Service Type
Sub Service - Procedural
Service Time
7-21 Working Days
Total Transactions

Service Beneficiaries

  • non- diplomats

Required Documents

  • A passport copy with a copy of the current residence visa in case of renewal.

Service Application Channels

Service Delivery Channels

Service Procedures

Service steps

Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals

Terms and Conditions

  • No conditions

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