How to find a sponsor employer in the UAE to obtain a work permit?
To obtain a work permit in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), foreign workers must be sponsored by a company or employer in the UAE. Here are some ways to find a sponsor employer in the UAE:
- Online search: Foreign workers can search for job postings on online job sites such as Bayt, GulfTalent, LinkedIn, Indeed, etc. Job postings should mention if the employer is willing to sponsor a work visa.
- Professional networking: Foreign workers can join professional groups and online social networks to connect with employers in the UAE. Professional events and job fairs are also good places to meet potential employers.
- Request for internal transfer: Foreign workers can request an internal transfer from their company to an office or subsidiary in the UAE. If the company has offices in the UAE, it may be willing to sponsor the foreign worker’s work visa.
- Recruitment agencies: Foreign workers can contact recruitment agencies that can help them find job postings and negotiate work visas with employers.
It is important to note that finding a sponsor employer for a work visa in the UAE can be a competitive and difficult process. Foreign workers must have specialized skills, relevant work experience, and a good level of qualification to increase their chances of finding a sponsor employer. It is recommended to contact a legal consultancy firm or a company formation agent for advice on finding a sponsor employer in the UAE.