Wikiprocedure > United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates - Apply for Absher Card

From Wikiprocedure
Jump to: navigation, search



  1. Emirate citizens working in the private sector may apply for an Absher Card. You apply for one online through the Ministry of Labour
  2. Click the 'Absher' from the Homepage.
  3. Choose registering the Emirate citizen working in the private sector.
  4. Enter your labour card number.
  5. Complete the online form and upload all the needed documents. Do not forget to read and accept the terms and conditions.
  6. If you have met all the criterias needed for the issuance of the card, you will be contacted by the Ministry and your card will be sent to you.
  7. You will need to present a valid identification before the card is released to you.

Required Documents[edit]

Labour card that is registered and active with the Ministry of Labour

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Ministry of Human Resources & Emiratisation Head Office - Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi
Sultan Bin Zayed the First Street
Tel : 971 4 7023333
Fax : 971 4 4494293
Working Hours: From 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Email: [email protected]

Ministry of Human Resources & Emiratisation Head Office - Dubai
62 Doha Road
Tel : 971 4 7023333
Fax : 971 4 2616114
Working Hours: From 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM

More contact info



To be able to apply for the procedure you must:

  • be an Emirate citizen
  • have a labour card that is active and issued from the Ministry of Labour
  • be actively working with not less than six month in one establishment, and it's calculated from the date of labour card issuance
  • be registered in the General Authority for Pensions and Social Securityor Abu Dhabi Pensions and Retirement Fund
  • have a minimum 3 month salary transfer through the Wages protection System (WPS)
  • fulfill the registration form information and to be approved electronically


Explain the fees structure which is required for obtaining the certificate/document.


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use[edit]

Please attach documents that can be used by people. e.g. links

Sample Documents[edit]

Please attach sample completed documents that would help other people.

Processing Time[edit]

Your application will be processed within 7 working days.

Related Videos[edit]



Please provide other instructions related to the certificate/documents.
e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.

Required Information[edit]

A list which displays the kind of information which is required to complete the procedure.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.

Need for the Document[edit]

Please provide the need for the procedure. e.g. Birth Certificate - why do we need to have a birth certificate? 

Information which might help[edit]

Enter other informations which might help.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

Ministry of Human Resources & Emiratisation


More information which might help people.