United Arab Emirates: Measures to Prevent Abuse of Emiratization Requirements 

December 27, 2022 Jessie Butchley

Key Points  

  • The United Arab Emirates introduced new measures for Emiratization requirements  

Overview  

The government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) issued new measures for advertising Emirasition jobs. Employers should not refer to the government’s Emiratization policies or their benefits during the advertisement process unless they have obtained specific permission from the Ministry.  

The government also introduced additional measures aimed at prohibiting misleading advertisements, which do not represent available and real job opportunities or advertise unskilled jobs.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of the UAE introduced new measures and advice for employers required to adhere to Emiratization policies. According to the government announcement, these measures were introduced to ensure consistency in Emiratization requirements.   

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of the UAE’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  


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