The UAE will allow certain employers to hire staff from overseas for the first time in seven months. Government departments and semi-public sector, such as health care, transportation and sanitation firms can get work permits for new arrivals.
Families can also process work permits for domestic workers who are arriving from outside the country for work purpose.
Employers have been able to make some hires from outside world to fill the required positions in a timely matter, depending on the conditions and profession. Due to the pandemic, foreign workers have largely been problematic to bring into the country for some vital positions.
A work permit is a document that allows a foreigner to enter, stay and work in the country legally for a certain period of time.