How to avoid 6 month labour ban in Dubai UAE?

How to avoid 6 month labour ban in Dubai UAE?

Employees who have been slapped with a six-month labour ban for breaking their contracts before the expiry of two years can work for a new company, provided they hold at least a high school diploma and have been offered a good position and salary by the new company, employers were told by the Ministry of Labour .

To lift the 6 month labour ban, an employee should have been offered a minimum salary of AED 5,000 for high school graduates, AED 7,000 for diploma holders and AED 12,000 for bachelor’s degree holders. This salary must be mentioned in the labour contract.

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No fee will be imposed for lifting the labour ban when these conditions are met, Ali Al Shehi, Senior Administrator at the ministry, said in a seminar held to inform employers about their rights and duties as well as recent ministerial decisions.

We are still imposing the six-month labour ban on employees who quit their jobs before completing two years of service, but the ban can be lifted if the new employer offers the candidate a good position and an appropriate salary,” he said.

The new employer needs to submit the employee’s educational qualification certificates, which does not need to be attested at this stage. It will be scanned and entered into the Tas’heel system, and a new labour permit will be issued accordingly.

Al Shehi told employers that as of January 2012, company categories will have a different scale when it comes to labour permit applications.

When a new company is registered, it will be charged AED 1,500 for each of the first four work permits to be issued to the company, which corresponds with category B2,” he said.

Afterwards, the company can move up or down categories B1, B2 or B3, or C depending on its activity, the number of employees it hires, their qualifications and diversification in the nationalities of workers.

Companies in B1 category pay AED 600 per work permit, while B2 companies pay AED 1,500 and B3 companies pay AED 2,000 for each permit.

Diversification by Companies

This step aims to encourage diversification and hiring employees from various nationalities, so companies who hire workers from one nationality will not be upgraded, while those that hire from more nationalities will move up to categories B3, B2 and so on,” Al Shehi said, adding that companies will also upgrade their categories by hiring skilled workers.

He advised people who want to start new companies to check their sponsor’s record at the Department of Economic Development (DED) to ensure that their record is clear and they have no other companies facing problems, which will hinder their application.

The sponsor of a company has to clear any outstanding dues or labour issues before he can sponsor another one, so we advise those who want to open a new business to look for a sponsor who has no other companies registered under his name,” Al Shehi said.

UPDATE on Labour ban from Gulfnews.com:

People working in the UAE can still be banned for up to a year if they try to change jobs, a Ministry of Labour official has said.

The ban can be implemented even when an employee quits his or her job after two years of service.

It can be lifted, however, if the new employer offers the candidate a better position than the existing one and a salary that suits the person’s qualification, according to a scale set by the ministry, an official told Gulf News.

There are still questions about the circumstances in which an employment ban can be enforced when a resident decides to quit their job with a view to securing employment with a new company, but officials say there are exceptions which allow bans to be lifted.

The rules and regulations that stipulate when a ban can be imposed and enforced depend on a number of legal thresholds.

Traditionally, the Ministry of Labour can automatically impose a ban when an employer terminates an unlimited labour contract before completing one year of service.

As a general rule, a labour ban is still “imposed on all expatriate employees in the UAE who are working in the private sector when they want to change from one employer to another if they left the current employer without having completed a minimum of two years service,” a ministry of labour official said. “An employment ban, labour ban, work permit ban are used for the same thing which means one will not be allowed to perform any kind of work in the UAE for a certain period of time and these are imposed for six months, one year, or there could be life ban.”

The official said a one-year ban may be imposed at the request of a sponsor if a worker resigns before the completion of a limited period contract.

A permanent ban could also be given to absconding employees or those who violate the labour law.

But there are exceptions to the rules: Avoiding Labour Ban

Residents can move to another company if the employee remains under the same UAE sponsor or if the employee has a higher level of education to fulfil a position that is needed within the country.

“Employees who have been slapped with a six-month labour ban for breaking their contracts before the expiry of two years can work for a new company, provided they hold at least a high school diploma and have been offered a good position and salary by the new company.”

He said employees working in the UAE who receive a six-month labour ban for breaking an employment contract within two years can have the ban lifted if the employee is changing job for the companies under the same sponsor.

If the employee has a NOC (No Objection Certificate) from the current sponsor then he or she will be able to move to another company under a different sponsor, the official said.

The minimum salary in a new position is Dh5,000 for high school diploma holders, Dh7,000 for post-secondary school diploma holders, and Dh12,000 for Bachelor degree holders.

No fee will be imposed for lifting the labour ban when these conditions are met, according to a senior administrator at the ministry.

“We are still imposing the six-month labour ban on employees who quit their jobs before completing two years of service, but the ban can be lifted if the new employer offers the candidate a higher position and a salary equal or above the salary set by the minister against his or her qualifications,” he said.

The ministry said that if the employee has violated the contract in any way, then irrespective of resignation or termination, a ban can be enforced.

Women sponsored by family: Do they have labour ban?

A six-month ban imposed by the Ministry of Labour on people who fail to complete the period of employment stipulated under labour rules also applies to working women sponsored by their family members.

An official from the ministry said women seeking to change their jobs or leave work before completing the contractual obligation of two years with their employer would automatically attract the ban.

The official said the ban would take effect the moment a woman under the sponsorship of her husband or father cancels her labour card.

He said the mandatory six-month labour ban applies to both men and women, even if individuals are sponsored by family members, and is calculated from the date an employee’s labour card is cancelled at the Ministry of Labour.

“This is an administrative ban, meaning that a block is inserted into the ministry’s computer system preventing an application for labour approval being processed against [the] banned person’s name and passport number,” he said.

The ban cannot be lifted by paying a fine.

Complaints

Some workers have complained that the Ministry of Labour is still seeking approval from sponsors if they wish to change their jobs after two years.

Those affected point to the ministry’s earlier reforms to the labour law which did away with the need for a sponsor’s approval for employees who have been with their sponsors for two continuous years. The workers complained that they were being banned for one year for failing to secure such approval.

The labour rules, which were implemented in 2011 by the Ministry of Labour, allowed workers to switch jobs at the end of their employment contracts without the need for a no-objection certificate.

But a legal consultant at the Ministry of Labour clarified the rules and said expatriate workers would still receive a one-year ban if they failed to get their sponsor’s consent before changing jobs.

“No one is allowed to switch jobs even if they complete many years in their [current job], without the consent of their sponsor,” he said.

He also said the new law allows workers to change employment in cases such as when the company employing them has closed down and no longer exists.

“But those workers will be given one-year ban if they do not file a complaint at the Ministry in less than two months after the [closure] of their company.”

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1,058 Responses to “How to avoid 6 month labour ban in Dubai UAE?”

  1. Alex

    Oct 23. 2014

    hi Deepak,

    I just joined to my company last July 13, 2014. and i have a unlimited contract.
    If I will leave the company during my probation period do I get a labour ban/company ban.???

    Thank you and more power

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  2. Alex

    Oct 23. 2014

    hi Deepak,

    I just to a company last July 13, 2014. and i have a unlimited contract.

    If I will leave the company during my probation period do I get a labour ban/company ban.

    Thank you and more power

    Reply to this comment
  3. Razeen

    Oct 23. 2014

    My brother has filed a case against his company for fake absconding case lodged by his company. Labour department gave a date for attending the case yesterday (22 – October 2014) but the company did not attend the labour department. So, Labour department has given another date in November. I am fearing about that the company might not come to labour department second time also.

    I want to know that how many times the labour department could postpone the date for the company to attend the case?

    if the company don`t come for the second time, what we have to do?

    if the company did not come to labour department, how my brother can reimburse his expenses incurred during this period?

    Hope to get your swift reply in this regards.

    With Regards
    Mohamed Razeen

    Reply to this comment
  4. priya

    Oct 23. 2014

    Hi
    i joined as a ticketing agent in jan 2014 ,i got my visa on march 14 and now they are saying you have to leave the job because company has some financial problems.and sales are v.low in ticketing department ..as per 2yr contract i have not completed contract ..in this case will i get ban ………..if i get NOC from company . pls reply soon……………

    thanks

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  5. asad

    Oct 22. 2014

    i am working as agri engineer in acompnay from last 9 months can change my visa with ban next company offer me 6000 dirham salary i have graduate degree.

    Reply to this comment
  6. faizal

    Oct 21. 2014

    I am electrical engineer(diploma)I was working in a facility management company as fm supervisor from november 2011 onwards in unlimited contract.now they terminated me on october 1st week because company has some financial problems.my labour contract is upto march 2015.I was getting 7000 dhs salary in which basic is 3500 dhs.is there any chance to get labour ban if the company give me NOC.If ban is there how can we lift the ban.
    and also if i get some sales executive job with more than 6000 dhs ban will come or not

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  7. Boubson

    Oct 21. 2014

    Hi Deepak,

    I have worked for a Security Company for the past two years. My contract (Labour card ) expired on the 19 Sept 2014 though my residence visa is still valid till the 21 Dec 2014.
    I have gotten an offer in a new company, still under the Ministry of Labour. Will i be banned if i quit my present company( I haven’t renewed my contract with them yet).
    Thanks.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 22. 2014

      Boubson,
      What type of contract is yours. If you have completed your contract, I don’t think there will be ban.

      Reply to this comment
  8. Athar

    Oct 21. 2014

    Hi Deepak,

    I am working with an Exchange house in Abu dhabi since past six months. I am an MBA but only my graduation certificates are attested for this job as I joined here right after my MBA got over. Coming to the point, I would like to know if getting the MBA degree attested before switching the company would help me avoiding the ban or not.

    Thank you.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 22. 2014

      Athar,
      Your salary must be above 12K to avoid any ban with Graduation.

      Reply to this comment
  9. firoz

    Oct 21. 2014

    Dear Sir,
    I already updated you about my condition, sorry I am posting again, because last time my post was not complete, I will be thankful if you will answer my last Query,

    Actually I am on unlimited contract and I will complete my one year with the current company on 20 November,

    Can I move to another company by giving a notice o 30 days till 20 November 2014 on an unlimited contract Will there be a ban imposed on an unlimited contract even completing one year and with a notice period,

    Best Regards,

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  10. Ratheesh

    Oct 21. 2014

    Hi
    Currently I am working in a private hospital in abu dhabi from December 12th 2013 onwards. Now I got a semi government job in abu dhabi. I didn’t complete 1 year. Is there any labour ban will be there for me.
    Thanks

    Reply to this comment
  11. James

    Oct 19. 2014

    Hi.. How are you? this is my situation, in my current company wg
    Hich is private, i finished my 2yrs unlimited contract then they give me new contract which is limited and i signed it. The new contract will be going to end by june 2016. Im a registered nurse with 7000 aed salary and will be going to other private company, they offered me 10,000 aed. I will be going to have a ban? If yes, can i lift it for example having NOC or increase the salary by 12k.? Thank you

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  12. Olie

    Oct 19. 2014

    Hi Deepak,

    Just a question. My contract (unlimited) will end this October, but my Labour Card will expire on November and my Visa will expire on December. Which among the three should I follow? Im planning not to renew my contract with my company. I will complete my 2 yrs this month. Please help me with this one. Thank you!

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 19. 2014

      Olie,
      Labour card will need to be renewed for you to legally work. So labour card i think is priority.

      Reply to this comment
  13. Annie

    Oct 19. 2014

    Hi,

    I am in limited contract.I already finished my first two year contract and renew the same.My second limited contract now will end this coming Feb 2015. I If I want to resign and find another job before it expires, do I have Ban for 6 mos or any obligations to pay to my employer?Am I still entitled to receive my Gratuity and Leave Salary ?Please advise.

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  14. ROPHY

    Oct 19. 2014

    HI

    I WORKED AS A REGISTERED NURSE IN ONE OF THE MEDICAL CENTER IN UAE,MY WORK DURATION WAS19.09.2011-19.10.2014.THEY GIVEN LAST LEAVE SALARY ON NOVEMBER2012.AFTER THAT I WENT FOR MATERINITY LEAVE ,THAT TIME NO MATERNITY LEAVE SALARY AND LEAVE SALARY ALSO.

    NO I HAD AN OFFER FROM ONE HOSPITAL IN UAE, SO IAM LEAVING FROM MY COMPANY,I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW ABOUT MY GRATUITY AND ABOUT MY BAN ,IT WAS SECOND CONTRACT.

    ONE MORE THING MY DAUGHTER WAS UNDER MY ON SPONSOR NOW I AM GOING TO INDIA BACK UNTIL MY VISA PROCESS COMPLEATE.WHEN IAM COMING BACK FROM INDIA WITH VISA FORM MY NEW COMPANY, IWOULD LIKE TO BRING MY DAUGHTER WITH ME.

    KINDLY GUIDE ME

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    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 19. 2014

      Rophy,
      I think you may not have a ban as you have completed 3 years.
      Is the new employer Government?
      You can bring your daughter. Ask the new company to apply for her visit visa.

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      • ROPHY

        Oct 19. 2014

        MY HUSBAND “S SALARY IS 4000AED,IS IT POSSIBLE TO SPONSOR MY CHILD BY HIM.WHAT ARE THE REQUERIMENTS NEEDED?AND ALSO MY GRATUITY

        Reply to this comment
  15. nirosha

    Oct 18. 2014

    hi sir,

    I worked in spinneys more than 1 & 1/2 year, before my contract period i resign from the company, i think i have 6 month ban.

    kindly advice how can i lift the ban.

    Reply to this comment
  16. Firoz

    Oct 18. 2014

    hi deepak sir,

    Sir I am working in a private firm , My visa was issued on november 2013 as a sales executive, now i got another offer letter with very little amendment in my salary, now i want to change my company will there be any ban imposed on me, as I will complete my one year with the current company on november 2014

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  17. Z

    Oct 16. 2014

    Hello. Thanks for helping us all.
    I am on limited contract for 2 years with private company. I have completed 1 year now and got a better job in free zone company (media city). My visa is spouse sponsored. new offer is greater than 12000.
    Can i leave my job and avoid ban with NOC letter from current employer? Thank you.

    Reply to this comment
    • cesar

      Oct 17. 2014

      sir , ” How to avoid 6 month labor ban in UAE?” is this applicable for 2yrs limited contract. pls.help me.thank you

      Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 19. 2014

      Z,
      If you are joining a freezone company from MOL company, there will be no labour ban.
      But since yours is a limited contract, i think you will have a 1 year ban. Please check with your PRO.
      NOC is not required. However, better to take it.
      Suggested reading: http://emiratesdiary.com/uae-tips/types-bans-uae

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      • Z

        Oct 21. 2014

        Is the 1 year ban automatic or imposed by the employer?
        If the employer is okay with me leaving and said no ban or charges will issued, how can i make sure he won’t do this officially?
        I dont want to quit and then employer tries to impose 1 year ban and charges. So how i can get the official approval of the resignation by my employer?

        Reply to this comment
        • Deepak Machado

          Oct 22. 2014

          Z,
          Under limited contract, not really.
          Better to obtain an NOC.

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  18. Rona

    Oct 16. 2014

    Hi Mr. Deepak

    I just want to seek an advice i was hired in the company mid of august till date i haven’t received yet my salary Can I able to look another job and transfer? Since my current company did not process my residence visa although i already had my medical and done finger print for emirates id but not yet receive my emirates id. Thank you looking forward for your immediate reply.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 19. 2014

      Rona,
      you will need to file complaint with MOL for this.

      Reply to this comment
  19. jinu joseph

    Oct 16. 2014

    hi deepak
    i am nurse my contract is unlimited.my labour contract exp date 14/10/2015 one year finish.now i am 6 month pregnant i want to know about maternity leave is avoid for me.i am leaving dec 5

    Reply to this comment
  20. ERWIN

    Oct 15. 2014

    Hi Mr. Deepak,

    I just want to ask if my ban will be lifted with my current opportunity offered by a new company.? The story goes this way..

    I have completed my one year in my current company last Sept. 2014 but I am a limited 2 year contract holder. I am an accountant in my current job receiving 3ooo aed per month. However, stated in my contract is ARCHIVES CLERK and only 1,500 aed is my salary and they didn’t ask me my authenticated documents (e.g Diploma, Certification, etc.). Now, I have an offer from a new company with the position of Junior Accountant having the salary of 5,000 and above. The new company is asking me to secure NOC for them to hire me and give me a new visa which I know my current company will not give since I am limited and maybe they will ban me too. Now, based on the research I have done regarding the labor code, if my current company will impose labor ban to me it will be lifted by the salary offered by the new company right? And as per the position, they are offering me a higher position requiring an authenticated documents. I want to know if my knowledge regarding this labor rules is correct so that I can decide whether to continue my resignation and join the new company or stay with my current. Practically, I want to join the new one since it will give me higher salary and better experience.
    I am hoping for your response Mr. Deepak. Thank you and more power

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  21. Anny

    Oct 14. 2014

    Hello i am working in a private company from 5 months. I have labour visa of administrator. My probation period will be completed after 6 months so can i move to another Free zone company without getting any ban as i have many issues with my current employer and i don’t want to work with them..

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 15. 2014

      Anny,
      You may have no ban if you join a free zone company.

      Reply to this comment
      • Anny

        Oct 15. 2014

        Thank you so much for your reply.
        But someone told me that as per new rule that introduced in this month the visa cancellation charges by MOL is AED 20,000 so the company can ask for these charges at the time of resign so what should i do?
        My contract type is unlimited.

        Reply to this comment
        • Deepak Machado

          Oct 15. 2014

          Anny,
          I am not sure about this rule.
          Please contact MOL.

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  22. SFA

    Oct 13. 2014

    Deepak,

    I joined a company as an engineer three months back in ABUDHABI, my contracct is unlimited term, now i am getting a job in a government organization in DUBAI, even in the new organization i am getting more than 12000 dhs will there be a labor ban for me ??

    Kindly guide me with you knwoledge

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 14. 2014

      SFA,
      if you are joining Government organisation, there is no ban.

      Reply to this comment
  23. BV

    Oct 13. 2014

    Dear Mr.Deepak

    I am an MBA graduate working in a LLC company, Salary 4500 per month. I have completed 9 months. Contract is unlimited, Main Zone Visa.

    I am planning to resign now and look for a new job, do i get ban. If ban is there what will be the option to release the ban.

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  24. Vb

    Oct 13. 2014

    Hello Mr.Deepak I am an MBA graduate I get less than 5k as my monthly salary.
    I have completed 9 months.

    I am in LLC visa. Main zone.
    And mine is unlimited contract. Started from Jan 31 2014.
    If I resign do I get a ban. If ban is there, how can I release the ban.

    Reply to this comment
  25. Anson

    Oct 13. 2014

    Hi Deepak,

    Need ur advise .

    My wife is working as a Nurse in a clinic on a limited contract.
    She has been offered a position elsewhere with a higher salary but below 12,000 AED. Can she break the contract and avoid a ban as she is a Nurse by profession or will she get a ban since she is offered salary less than 12,000 ??

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 14. 2014

      Anson,
      Which company is your wife joining? If it’s a government institute she will not have ban.
      Also her salary is 12K. So I think she may not have a ban.

      Reply to this comment
  26. Raj

    Oct 13. 2014

    Hi Deepak,

    I’m working for a company in DIP from last 4 months I am still in my probationary period (contract unlimited) now i want to resign and the job go back to india but company asking visa cost 8,000AED other wise company not give the passport. I don’t have that much of money please let me know what I do??

    This is indian company they treat like a slave. I’m Graphic designer Please kindly help me…

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 14. 2014

      Raj,
      If you have signed contract with such terms, you will have to pay.
      On the other hand, company may not ask for visa costs.

      Reply to this comment
  27. bea

    Oct 13. 2014

    hi,
    im a labor visa holder im 7 months in the company, in 4 months company cut my salary 500 equivalent 2000 dhs. if i resigned i will get a 6 months labor ban. im a holder degree but they give me a waiter visa but my work is a reservation cum accounts.
    if i resigned how to lift my ban and should i need to pay for any damage? and should i need to get NOC?

    thanks

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  28. adeel

    Oct 12. 2014

    Dear Mr Deepak,

    I am working in UAE since 2011 and i completed 2 year visa and contract with one employer and after that i joined a new company on 07-July-2014. I am facing problems regarding salary in this company and also i have another offer from leading Government Gas company as an engineer. My current work permit is a labor visa and my new employer is offering me a package of 18000 AED. Do i need a NOC from my current employer?. Do i face any ban as per UAE law?.

    Thanks

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 13. 2014

      Adeel,
      If you are going to a UAE Government organisation you don’t require any NOC. Also you will not face any ban.

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  29. L

    Oct 12. 2014

    Dear Mr. Deepak

    If I am in Dubai Visa (Unlimited contract), and you resign during your probation period will I get ban? My friend told me that if I resign during my probation period I will not be banned.

    I started working on the company on April 20, 2014 and in probation period for 6 months, however I only receive my Visa on June 2 2014. I started working without visa. Which is counted? Is it the day that I start or when my residence visa got stamped?

    I got an offer and its my dream job so I really want it… Their trade license is in Fujairah and said that its under freezone. May i know what will be the possible issues that I might face?

    Thank you

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 13. 2014

      L,
      You will face ban no matter whether you are under probation or not.
      The day your labour contract is approved and you joined the company, is considered the first day.
      However, since you are moving to a Freezone, you will not face such issues.
      Suggested read: http://emiratesdiary.com/uae-tips/types-bans-uae

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      • L

        Oct 13. 2014

        Dear Mr. Deepak

        Thanks for your reply and your assistance is highly appreciated.

        I already read that page before, I just want to confirm :)

        Very helpful website.

        Thanks once again!
        L

        Reply to this comment
  30. Mark

    Oct 12. 2014

    Hi Mr. Deepak! How Are u? I need your advice about my situation. I am currently working in a small restaurant for 7 months now with 600 AED monthly and working 12 hours a day without overtime pay. My contract is unlimited. However, I was able to get an offer from a new company with 1300 AED monthly. I wanted to get the offer. Will I be able to get a ban?

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 13. 2014

      Mark,
      You will face an automatic ban.
      But if you have NOC, you may not have any ban.

      Reply to this comment
  31. nazim shariff

    Oct 11. 2014

    Hi deepak iam working for a company from last 15 months & now i want to resign & join different company for a salary of aed
    5500 wat they offered me i have not done my graduation,will i be imposed for 6 months ban , please reply waiting for a valuable response.

    Reply to this comment
  32. rachana

    Oct 09. 2014

    Hi,
    I am working in a realestate co. and i am on husband visa my problem is i want to change the job bcoz my co. is not paying my salary on time it is paying aft 2 or 3 months so if i will join anyother co. there will b a ban for me?in my salary certificate it is written unlimited and my labour card expires on march 2015 i am working since last 1.5 years in this co. so if i leave this co. I will get the leave salary or not?
    please advice

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  33. samie

    Oct 08. 2014

    Hi Deepak. I am currently working in a school and I am on my second month only . I haven’t signed a contract from the ministry of labor when I decided to resign. As per the HR of the school where I work in, i have to render 2 months notice inorder not to be banned and not to pay anything. So I submitted my resignation today with effectivity until the end of the first term so as to avoid the hassles. But today. the contract from the labor came and I was told if I want to resign, I resign now. Also the HR said the principal does not want me anymore because she told the principal of my plan to resign but I haven’t filled up any release form from the school and my resignation letter is still with me and I haven’t spoken yet to the principal. I was told that my employment visa will expire this coming Sunday October 12th so if I want to resign, they refuse to let me serve the 2 months notice. they want me to immediately resign. Since I do not want the ban, I signed the contract today because the PRO said after 6 months time I will not be banned. I feel like I was left with no choice. I feel really bad because I wasn’t given the chance to be clarified with how this contract go. I do not want to be banned. My reason for resigning is that I cannot cope with the stress and my health is deteriorating . plus the fact that the school did not provide any insurances and not even annual tickets. Please help me on this. I am so confused.

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  34. Mohamed Raffic

    Oct 08. 2014

    Hi Mr. Deepak,

    This is Mohamed Raffic from Al-Ain. I was worked in my company as a Mechanical Draftsman in the Machine Operator Visa category for 11 months 15 days. Company has terminated me without prior notice and so far i didn’t get termination letter also.

    What are all the benefits will i get i.e, Leave Salary, Grautity, Air Ticket etc. Please clarify me asap.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 09. 2014

      Mohamed,
      As your termination is before one year, you will not receive any gratuity.
      However, company may give you termination benefits.

      Reply to this comment
  35. Amir

    Oct 08. 2014

    hi dear i am working in advertising company L.L.C my visa will finished decmeber my sallery is 1000 only now i have offer 1800 i receive job letter from new company and i receive also noc from current company can i change my visa wihtout any ban i have unlimited contract plz reply as soon as possible thanks!

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  36. mitu

    Oct 08. 2014

    Hi Mr Deepak ,Good morning,
    I am join my company in 2005 December .This is contracting company ,my Visa profession is ASSISTANT ENGINEER. I have resigned from my job on 18th sept and now in notice period ,My contract is unlimited i am going back to india for my health issue and after 1 to 2 month will come back to join other company .
    please advice will there any issue of BAN .

    kIND REGARDS

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  37. Hayat

    Oct 07. 2014

    Dear Deepak,
    My current profession on passport is safety officer. where the new employer will give me visa of VSAT INSTALLER, as I am Graduate in engineering with package of 7000-AED, as for engineers its mentioned that the package to be 12000-AED, but the new employer give me VSAT INSTALLER Profession which is rank lower than engineer. So in this case what will be about ban ..?
    need your kind info….

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    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 08. 2014

      Hayat,
      better to ask your new employer for a better position or you may face 6 month ban.
      If you have NOC, then there is no problem.
      Please also consult MOL.

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  38. Hayat

    Oct 07. 2014

    Dear Deepak,
    If someone get ban for six month from MOL, then there is any possibility to lift that ban by paying some fee to the MOL as breach in law ..? and if there is any fee for that then let me know …

    Reply to this comment
  39. arif

    Oct 07. 2014

    Dear Sir,

    Am working as sales in spares shop.now its six months completed.if i change my job and join free zone company,will there be ban from labor and from sponsor?

    kindly explain me as its very urgent.

    please reply to my mail.

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  40. CHAN

    Oct 06. 2014

    Hello..Mr.Deepak
    i would like to ask u something that i want to change my job which is 2 year limited contract and i just finished 1 year 2 month….i worked as sales associates…
    If i get offer from another company with same position with higher salary can i avoid ban? I have only high school diploma from my country…
    Or will i need to get NOC ?
    Please kindly answer my question….
    thanks alots!

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  41. praveen acharya

    Oct 04. 2014

    dear sir,

    I am working in a electrical company for 1000dhrms from last 11 months . and this is my 1st visit
    and now I am got new job .
    my employer told that he will not charge a ban on me .
    I need some suggestions from you that can I get a ban for 6 months ?
    if yes what can I do for lifting my ban .?

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  42. Saravana Kumar

    Oct 04. 2014

    Hi Sir,

    This is Saravana Kumar from Al-Ain. I had worked for 2.5 years as a Project Engineer in the Al-Ain based manufacturing company. I sent a mail with resignation letter by 30th August 2014 and it also it was verbally accepted by my company. I was worked until 30th September 2014.

    My visa is Mechanical Engineer Visa.

    My Queries are listed as follows,

    1. What are all the benefits will i get from my company ie. Grautity, Air Ticket etc)?
    2. My company is insisting me to pay my last Visa Expense – Should i need to pay as per UAE law?
    3. How long i can stay in UAE after visa cancellation?

    Awaiting for your reply.

    Thanks.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 05. 2014

      Saravana,
      1. You would receive gratuity as per labour law. Unutilised airtickets also, if you are eligible. Leave salary.
      2. Companies can not insist on recovering visa costs.
      3. You have 28-30 days after cancellation.

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  43. malith

    Oct 04. 2014

    hi sir my name is malith and i had unlimited contract with g4s security company. i have worked their one and half year
    (16month)i resined legali from my company now iam in my country.THERE HAS ANY SIX MONTH BAN FOR ME OR SHOUD I WAIT SIX MONTH IF I WANT TO COME AGAIN UAE?????

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 05. 2014

      Malith,
      I have already replied to your query previously. Please check

      Reply to this comment
  44. saritha

    Oct 03. 2014

    Hi sir, I am working as a school nurse in one of the private schools in dubai since 4 years.Now i got a new job,so they are asking for the noc letter for transferring my nursing license to the the new school.I gave 2weeks notice period,in my contract if i break the contract need to give either 2 months notice or one month salary.They took my one month salary but not giving my noc letter.what shall i do please help me.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 05. 2014

      Saritha,
      What kind of contract do you have, limited or unlimited?

      Reply to this comment
      • saritha

        Oct 06. 2014

        Mine is unlimited contract.

        Reply to this comment
        • Deepak Machado

          Oct 06. 2014

          Saritha,
          If you have completed 3 years under unlimited contract, you will have no ban. NOC is required.
          However, your situation is peculiar since you are a nurse.
          You will have to respect your notice period.
          I suggest you speak to MOL staff directly.

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  45. Amir hyder

    Oct 02. 2014

    hi dear i am working in advertising company L.L.C my visa will finished decmeber my sallery is 1000 only now i have offer 1800 i receive job letter from new company and i receive also noc from current company can i change my visa wihtout any ban i have unlimited contract plz reply as soon as possible thanks!

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  46. claire

    Oct 02. 2014

    Before I work with his son for almost 6yrs. and now his father is my sponsor.I am working for my sponsor for 1 year only then he allow me to go on vacation last april 1, 2014,because we have verbal agreement that i can go vacation yearly. But after that he did not get me, i am now 6mons here in my country Philippines.
    His reason was he has financial problem that’s why he did not buy my return ticket. what should i do now? do i have ban? can i come back with new employment visa? please advise

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  47. malik

    Oct 01. 2014

    Dear Friend
    I completed 18 months in a private company i cancelled my visa bcz i got good offer in emirates transport(semi govt). my visa approval comes in Emirates transport but due to some circumstances i cant join there now they cancelled my visa. Now there is one tourism company offering me 5000 AED salary , I have High school certificate attested from my country ie:- IBCC, Foreign Office and Abu Dhabi Embassy of my country but not from UAE embassy. The company already send my documents for vissa approvel. Will be there any problem ??? Please guide and help me

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 01. 2014

      Malik,
      I don’t think there will be any problem. There is nothing called Abu Dhabi embassy and UAE embassy. Both are the same.

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  48. sous

    Sep 30. 2014

    sir am working us hostess in a hotel and i fond another job in abu Dhabi .so i don’t have ban but i finish just 8months so haw can i give my risan withe out problem

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  49. JEET

    Sep 30. 2014

    HELLO THERE
    i got job in uae and i got employment visa but before sign contract and before start the work the owner and employer run away. so i was stuck in middle. arabab cancelled my visa as he going to cancel his company.
    now lobour dept.put me 6 months ban on me. how to lift this ban????

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Sep 30. 2014

      Jeet,
      Approach mol and tell them your problem and situation. They will help.

      Reply to this comment
  50. Jared

    Sep 29. 2014

    Hi Deepak,

    I’m in a real estate company and I have completed one year of employment. I want to join a different company with better opportunities. My employer has no problem with me leaving my current company for better opportunities. However I don’t want to get a ban on my visa (labour ban) by the government. What options do I have and I cannot find another company willing to pay me 5000/- because most real estate companies offer at the most 4000+commission and some may not even offer that. The problem is real estate agents usually work for commission. I want to leave my company without having the labour ban imposed on me what options do I have, is there something my current employer can do that can help me avoid this ban. Please let me know as soon as possible. I would deeply appreciate it.

    Thanks.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Sep 30. 2014

      Jared,
      Get an NOC from your current employer. That way you will not have labour ban.

      Reply to this comment
  51. Michael

    Sep 29. 2014

    Hi Mr. Deepak,

    I badly need your help. Me and wife applied as a waiter and waitress in a restaurant in Ajman however, upon exiting to Kish (holder of visitor visa ) we received our working visa with a different job title mine was a kitchen helper but my wife remains as a waitress. So I said its okay for as long as we are under one company. But what bothers me now is that we have not signed any contract and we are advised to work after we arrived from Kish. I made several follow up for the contract and even offer letter but they only said okay but they never did. Its been a month now and we are planning to quit the job as they don’t treat their employee equally, they said free food but they only give us 1 meal per day (mix vegetable and rice), 2 off per month and no health benefits. Please give us some feedback as to what we can do in our current situation we are also planning to change job and look for a freezone but were not sure if we are exempted with the labour ban.

    Thanks and Regards,

    Michael

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    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 08. 2014

      Michael,
      if you have a labour card you will get an automatic labour ban for six months

      Reply to this comment
  52. shameen

    Sep 28. 2014

    Good day Sir,
    Sir I came here in june 14. this is my 1st job. I am graduate student in B.Com. I am doing a sale job . I have dubai visa but i work in abu dhabi. I need to change the job. If I get another job of salary 5000 before 6th month then will labour ban imposed on me or not. On my contract written that Unlimited.
    Somebody tell me that before 1 yr you need 12000 salary and after 1 year need 5000.

    Kindly tell me.
    Thanks

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 08. 2014

      Shameen,
      There is nothing like that it is all depends on your new job and salary pacakage

      Reply to this comment
  53. Zoya

    Sep 28. 2014

    Dear Sir,
    I have got termination letter from my company on 17/09/2014 n he gave me one month to find a new job n he will give me NOC also. n he said no need to come office after 25/09/2014 b/c i need to go interviews.. Alhumdulilah, I got an offer letter from another company along with salary nearly double on 27/09/2014 n I have inquired that 6 months ban is enforced . so what will be happened with me & give me advice what to do
    thank & best regards,
    zoya
    (3:10 pm-27/09/2014)

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  54. Muhammad Usman Naeem

    Sep 27. 2014

    Hi sir .
    My name is usman naeem and i am working in cars group of companies….i got a good job in another company but my visa is not complete……i only complete 1 year but i get offer on behalf of bachelor degree 2500 salary + accomodation….what should i do now….plz help

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  55. cddubai

    Sep 26. 2014

    I am on husband visa, I left my company while under probation and got a 6month labor ban. Is there any way to lift the ban? Can I apply for to free zone companies? Thank you.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 08. 2014

      Yes you can apply job in freezone.
      If you get better job with better offer (more than what you were receiving ) then there is a possibility to over come the ban considering you have a proper degree

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  56. rithesh

    Sep 25. 2014

    hai deepak sr ,,,,, i am rithesh from abudhabi…………. i am working at emco abudhabi……. i have one offer to another compeny…….. but me joined 11.10,2012… when i am givening cancel bettar u think….. also how avoid the labour ban………………….

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 08. 2014

      Rithesh,
      if you are completing the contract then there wont be any ban

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  57. mary anne

    Sep 23. 2014

    mr deepak,

    sir i was terminated from a freezone company only having there the entry permit visa.. is my labor ban and company ban was already lifted or i should look for a freezone company for the replacements?

    thank you in advance…

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  58. rency

    Sep 23. 2014

    hi deepak,
    now iam working in a private hospital abu dhabi. i got new opportunity at adnoc semi gov oil company. but iam not completed 2 year limited contract with present sponsor. how can move to new company without ban or any problem. kindly reply

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Oct 12. 2014

      Rency,
      if ADNOC is providing visa directly from immigration then you can join even though you have labour ban

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  59. sheraz

    Sep 23. 2014

    Dear Deepak,

    This is my second month in automotive company as a showroom sales executive. Salary 7500
    Is there is any ban if i will change my job before 6 months.
    I have 2 years BBA attested degree.

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  60. Sameer Malik

    Sep 22. 2014

    Dear Deepak,

    What is the fee to lift a ban ?

    Best Regards,
    Sameer

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  61. Edwin Bryan

    Sep 21. 2014

    hi deepak,

    im new here in uae and i have a work as a security guard in a freezone company arkan/ejadah. im on probation. im here on uae just 1 month and 2 weeks. i still dont have any id. or emirates id. i want to resign because my salary wasnt enough i only recieve 1800 salary for 12 hours of work. i want to change company and find another job. will i get a ban if i resign? i am applying in a private company they will give me 5000 aed salary..pls reply thank you!

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Sep 21. 2014

      yes there are chances of getting an automatic six months labour ban.

      Reply to this comment
      • Asif

        Sep 24. 2014

        Good Day,

        Where do I find my quires and your kind feedback on the my recent request?

        Thank you
        Asif

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  62. lijo

    Sep 19. 2014

    dear sir,

    20 days before i came here a company by employment visa,interview passed in telephone and i send my passport copy also.they offered Aed 5300/- per month .but i didn’t signed a offer letter or labor contract and not stamped visa also in passport. i have attested pre-degree certificates in my hand,my employment visa profession is follow up clerk. but i came here checked not a good atmosphere in company. now i have other offer AED 5500 Per month and good working conditions.
    If i cancel our old visa any chance to get a labor ban ? how to avoid this ban ? which profession need in new company ?

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  63. mhon

    Sep 18. 2014

    Hi Deepak,

    I just went to the labor office today with my previous employer to help me in removing my ban. I already pass all the required documents… i just want to know if you have any idea on how long will it take to remove my ban??? i asked the labor officer and he told me it will take 2 weeks to 1 months. i’m so worried about about this because my new employer wants to apply my visa after a 1 week.

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  64. Sameer Malik

    Sep 18. 2014

    Dear Deepak,

    Can you pls me.

    I am graduate, but I have found a job / offer letter of 5000 AED and their requirement is 10th qualification + 2 years experience.

    If I resign shall I get ban or not ?

    Ban depends on persons’s qualification or the requirement of new job?

    Your early reply would be highly appreciated !

    Thanks !

    Sameer

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  65. Kaleem khan

    Sep 17. 2014

    Dear and respected deepak,
    I am An Electrical Engineer and I joined a contracting company on 26 may 2014 (3 months before) my salary is AED 2000 in this job in dubai. one company in abu dhabi is offering me AED 4000 .
    so dear deepak can i change my job with out any ban ?
    If yes than how can i change my job? plz tell me in detail
    I will waiting for your reply…………..

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  66. Vishal

    Sep 16. 2014

    Dear Deepak, afternoon to you.

    My question to you is regards to 6 months automatic ban. Reference to same, I have completed 2 years of the present contract & the same was renewed for another 2 years last Feb 2014. Contract spec’s are “Unlimited’.

    Present visa is based on higher secondary(12th Commerce) with Salary Package as AED. 10,000(6 years same employer, but quit for a year). I need to know if I get appointed as Senior Project Manager with new employer offering AED. 15,000 – will that activate the said Ban in spite of having a NOC from present employer? I need your kind advise as I wish to action it on priority basis, at least by end of Oct 2014.

    Thanks, Vishal.

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  67. Wajid Ali

    Sep 14. 2014

    Dear Deepak,
    i have joined a company in dubai 3 months befrore, but there is very small salary and no any benefit, so i want to change my job without facing ban, can you guide me how can i do this? any way for this?
    Thanks

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Sep 15. 2014

      there are chances of getting an automatic ban. in case if you get a job in freezone this ban wont effect

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  68. USAMA

    Sep 14. 2014

    hi bro.!! i joined a company 1 week back on last sunday.!!
    i want to change my company due to many reasons as i doesnot suit me!!
    i got a labour visa also also getting 3000 aed monthly salary i am ACCA and holds a b.sc degree.!!

    brother please tell me weather there is any ban for me as i have not been involved in any of the formalities like medical or emirates card etc if there is any ban can you pleaseeeeeee tell me the ways to lift the ban up as i want to change my job as soon as possible staying here and without going back.

    God bless you
    thanks and regards
    USAMA

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Sep 21. 2014

      You may get a ban since you already have your labour approval

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  70. Sameer Malik

    Sep 13. 2014

    Hi. Sorry to bother you again !

    Dear I have got a sales job of 5,000 AED their requirement is 10th class qualification + 2 years sales experience. But I am graduate. (with Attested degree)

    I have completed 1 year in present company.

    Shall I get ban If I join new company ?

    Please reply

    Regards,
    Sameer

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  71. Sameer Malik

    Sep 11. 2014

    Dear Deepak,

    Thanks for your replies.

    I would like to know, If my company gives me NOC can I change my VISA in new company ?

    I had 1 year bound in my present company which will be finished Oct-22nd.

    New company is offering 3,500/

    Reply Awaited !

    Regards,
    Sameer

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Sep 11. 2014

      Yes. If you have noc you can change the job.

      Reply to this comment
      • Shesh Raj Kandel

        Sep 12. 2014

        Hi Deepak,
        I was working in a company with JAFZA visa from June 2013. On this September 2014, JAFZA visa canceled & changed to Dubai visa in the same company. I got a new job in JAFZA. Can I join a new job in JAFZA? Can I avoid ban? Please reply me.

        Thanks!

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  72. Sameer Malik

    Sep 09. 2014

    Hi. Deepak

    As per company contract letter I have one year bound with my present company to change my job in UAE. My Labour card is valid for 2 years. I have found a job of 3,500 AED. (After one year)

    What is the situation in which I can avoid ban?

    Can I avoid ban With NOC from present company or with any ban fee to the ministry of labour?

    My new position is customer relations executive

    Regards,
    Sameer

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    • Deepak Machado

      Sep 10. 2014

      no.

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    • chai

      Sep 11. 2014

      Sir Deepak :

      Good day!
      I already finished my two years contract last month and i decided to apply in other company because of a salary reason so when i asked one of the staff in our head office what if i will resign then they already renew my new contract they said that i still have a ban? so they are right i still have ban even thought i finished my 1st 2 years contract? pls. help me. thank you!

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  73. Sameer Malik

    Sep 09. 2014

    Dear Deepak,

    Is there any fee/fine to avoid a 6 months ban

    Sameer Malik

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  74. Sameer Malik

    Sep 09. 2014

    Hi. Sir,

    I have some problem issue in my company. because of less salary(1600 aed/month including transportation, accommodation and allowance). and i’m working now exactly 1 year this October. Just wanna know if there will be ban issue if i resign now from my company?

    My new salary is 3,500 (Private company)

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  75. ARUN

    Sep 08. 2014

    Hi Deepak I have been working in dubai in an private company as an supervisor for 3 months in an limited contract.I had got an offer from an new company with a better salary and position,I am an MBA Certificate holder .How can i avoid six months ban.Please give me a reply.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Sep 10. 2014

      You cannot avoid ban. If you leave now it is possible that you get a ban

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  76. heaven

    Sep 08. 2014

    Hi deepak, I am currently working under probationary, is there any possibility i can be released by my current employer if the new job offer will be in a free zone area? How much is the possible payable do i need to give to my current employer if i will resign? Will i be banned? Thank you.

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  77. anu

    Sep 07. 2014

    hi deepak,
    i have got termination and i have joined 4 month before.my probation period is 6 months.can i look for new jobs?
    will i get a 6 month labour ban.my contrat is unlimited & my job is coordinator job and visais sales.i have heard that when company is terminated during probation period there will be no ban.is it true?can u please guide me …i am waiting for ur reply.

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  78. HARSHA

    Sep 07. 2014

    Dear Deepak,
    First time I had worked Abu Dhabi in 2009 to 2012(3 years). Second time I am working with another company from November of 2013 and by this month(september) I completed 10 months.My salary is AED 1300 I would like to change my job to another company .My contract is valid till November of 2015.
    Please help me to know can I go my country now and come again another company without ban?

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Sep 08. 2014

      you may get a ban . you cannot avoid this . This is an automatic labour ban

      Reply to this comment
  79. Hyder Padiyath

    Sep 07. 2014

    Hi..

    I am working for a company as Electronics Engineer from 2005 and by this october I will complete 9 years with this same company. My contract is valid till oct 2015.I would like to change my job to another company due to present work atmospehere before Dec 2014. In my labor contract (limited) there is clause that I am not suppose to work on similar field or not possible to start my own business of same kind for another 2 year once I leave present company or completion of contract.

    Please advise. Do I get a ban if I join another company having similar activity.I am working for almost 9 years now and I cant switch my proffession just because of this clause.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Sep 08. 2014

      I think you can. i don’t think there will be any issue.

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      • Jasim

        Oct 12. 2014

        Dear Deepak..

        If the present employer pressure to sign any contract at the time of cancellation based on ”
        I am not suppose to work on similar field or not possible to start my own business of same kind for another 2 year once I leave present company or completion of contract.”.. is it valid..is there any chance to get ban or case.. my visa is Electrical installtion and technical sales…salary 15000… new salary will be 28000.00
        Please give me a reply..

        Shahul Hameed.

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        • Deepak Machado

          Oct 13. 2014

          Jasim,
          Although this is a possibility, implementing this will be hard for any company.
          Few companies do make you sign such contracts as you may be handling crucial things at the company which may be affected if you leave the company and join a competitor.
          This is enforceable in UAE.
          All the best.

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          • Bimal Bhadnari

            Oct 20. 2014

            Sir , Good afternoon
            I am working still 4 months in one company as sales assistant, But i have got 4000 salary in new company this not free zone company is their any ban or not?

            If i change my jobs in free zone company there will be visa ban or not?
            Please relay answer.

          • Deepak Machado

            Oct 20. 2014

            Bimal,
            Yes, you may have automatic 6 month ban.

  80. Aruna

    Sep 06. 2014

    Dear Deepak,
    I am A/C technician in Abu Dhabi private company . my monthly salary is 1200. i want to resign from my current job.Because I have to face a lot of inconveniences for a long time in this company,end of the day, after finish our duties, we have to wait 2 or 3 hours until pick up us, because the company does not have any schedule for that. We are working hardly even though the high heat of the sun in the whole day. Sometimes we will get ill, but there are no any excuses at any time. They don’t care about our pain, at least an illness too.and also there is no place or facility to get our breakfast, lunch or dinner so we have to get our meals like animals with dustful, dirty and uncomfortable environment. Other reason is formans and company has unclear procedures.company could not understand employee’s needs or problems.
    i joined the company in 17th of November 2013 and one year complete in this November.I have 2 year contract.. and I gave resignation letter also.
    Please help me to know i will be ban? and also how can avoid it?
    I’m waiting for reply….

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  81. Nidhish

    Sep 06. 2014

    Hi ,

    Pleased to inform you that currently I am working under unlimited contract . I have completed my 8 months of service in my exisiting company . Now I need to switch my job because my company has not fulfiiled the promise mentioned in the offer letter. Please tell me how can I lift the ban ? Give me options

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  82. Naved

    Sep 05. 2014

    Hello,
    i would like to ask you about the commencement date of the probation period. Does it start on the day i enter UAE on employment visa or on the day my Passport is stamped with the visa. Also i would like to ask you about what to do if “I HAVE NOT SIGNED MY CONTRACT PAPER” or in other words my employer has signed it with my fake signature without informing me. I am looking for a job switch. Can I bring up this issue for getting a NOC. I have also not received my salary since 3 months. So how to go about getting into another firm with a better pay. I’ve been in UAE since 30th March, 2014.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Sep 06. 2014

      It starts the day you join the company for work. If your employer has forged your signature, it is a crime. Please approach MOL in this regard.

      Reply to this comment
  83. SAHYAM. A.V

    Aug 31. 2014

    HI DEEPAK, ME NOT INTERESTED WITH MY JOB, I AM LIMITED VISA ABUDHABI, IF I GO AN EMERGENCY LEAVE AND NOT COMING BACK WITH OUT CANCELLING VISA ON PASSPORT WHAT IS THE RESULT AFFECT ME..? ANY BAN WILL COME..? MAY BE AFTER ONE YEAR COMING BACK ANOTHER COMPANY IS IT POSSIBLE ..? WITH OUT CANCEL FIRST VISA IS IT GET NEW VISA..? PLEASE EXPLAIN..

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Sep 01. 2014

      Your risk is that you will be enlisted as Absonding(Black Listed) and your chances of returning to UAE are NIL. It is better to cancel visa and exit the country.

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  84. Adnan Ahmed

    Aug 30. 2014

    Hi Deepak

    It’s a pleasure to read your articles and blogs on Emirates Diary. I already read the article about the BAN of 6 months if I cancel the contract before 2 years of from my first employer.

    The Issue is this company is in all time loss and didnt pay me for 2 months salary in since May till date.

    I have got a new job in Abu Dhabi and I spoke to my current employer for NOC and he agreed to it. I would like to know will I be able to work for a new company without a ban or do I need to wait for 6 months to get the ban to finish.

    I am a HSC from Maharashtra Board of Education (MUMBAI) specialized in Commerce and my new employer is ready to pay me more than 6000 AED as salary with accommodation and transport.

    I would like to confirm the same details with you in accordance to the labor law of UAE and would like to thank you for your work which really helps us to understand the legal formalities and procedures on UAE.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak Machado

      Sep 01. 2014

      if your current company provides you release and new company offers with new job and higher designation from yoru current designation then i think there wont be any ban

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  85. subrahmanyam

    Aug 21. 2014

    Hi deepak sir ,good evening .
    I heared previously some professions like doctors ,engineers & exicutive proffesions are excepted from ban . Is it real or any difference . Please let me know . thanks & rregards ………..

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  86. Mark Kenneth

    Aug 20. 2014

    Hi Deepak,
    I have some problem issue in my company. because of less salary(1600 aed/month including transportation, accommodation and allowance). and i’m working now exactly 1 year this august. Just wanna know if there will be ban issue if i resign now to my company? Thanks in advance!

    Reply to this comment
  87. Syed Humail

    Aug 20. 2014

    Hi Deepak.

    I am fresh Mechanical Engineering graduate from Khalifa University. I got a job as a junior engineer at a private company under unlimited contract. If I get a very high paying job, can I leave within a month or two months if my company gives NOC and release?

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  88. dinesh

    Aug 20. 2014

    Hi Deepak. My Wife was working in a company in Dubai and suddenly they closed the place because they didnt have enough business to run the place. She was working there only for 5 months.. Just want to know whether there will be any BAN for her… it was completely company’s fault not hers.. and if there is how much will be the penalty fees.. If we take an NOC for the employer will it be enough to remove the ban?

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  89. Sana

    Aug 19. 2014

    Hi

    I was on visit visa and got a job, now i am at my homeland and they issued me a visa but i dont want to go back bcz of less salary i informed them that i m not coming and they have email me ” This is to inform you that the offer is been void and the organization is marking you absconding, so that you will not be allowed to travel to UAE for next 6 months”

    Now in future (after six months) if again i plan to come to UAE on visit visa, will be there any issue or immigration problem??

    Please reply me

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  90. obula subrahmanyam

    Aug 19. 2014

    Hi Mr Deepak , hope every thing is fine .
    Iam a doctor ,working here in last six months . they posted me in baniyan. i requwsted a letter to hosp administration ragarding provide good transportation with sun screens & and also for some sisters ,those dont have transportation & troubling with public transpost . i didnot argue /quarrel ,just requested through letter only .
    They removed my tranportation also . they sent a letter we dont have transport in ur agreement . so we dont provide .
    so what i can do . can i complain to any body . try to inform me labour rules for rergarding ban for doctors . thanq u .waiting for ur reply .

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    • Deepak Machado

      Aug 19. 2014

      since you are professional i dont think you will get any labour ban.
      you can approach to MOL

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  91. Rajinder singh

    Aug 18. 2014

    currently i m working in transgulf readymix company ….i m working here from last six days and i don’t want to work in this campany because they had given me an electrical work but i had a bachelor of technology in mechanical engineering.company had given me a visa of plant technician but i m not satisfied with my job because this job is not related to my degree so i want to go back to india ….if the company ban me then what should i do to lift this ban.please take me out from this sitution.

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  92. mohammed

    Aug 16. 2014

    I’m working on a unlimited contract of 2 years as accountant general for a salary of 3000 aed.

    a) Basically , i would like to know if i resign after 1.5 years but before completion of 2 years will i attract ban from the ministry of labour as well from my company?

    b) If the company fires the employee after 1 years of service in this case will the employee get a ban even after Noc

    c) A Clause in the employment contract prohibits in joining rival companies,i.e audit firms within 1 year period after resignation? Will this be effective?

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  93. Arslan Khalid

    Aug 14. 2014

    Hi Deepak,

    i got offer letter from new company and currently i am working in free zone .after signing the contract and getting confirmation email from my new employer for welcome to joining company.i resigned from my existing employer.
    Now i am only waiting for cancelation document but still is there any chance that new employer changes there mind and dont apply for my visa.
    Can i take action against them ?

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  94. Hidayath

    Aug 11. 2014

    Hi Deepak,
    Me landed on 08/Aug 2014. On interview time they are selected as an accountant general. Now they advice me that I have to handle Administration & HR department & they will not give any training. My Job pressure is too high I cant concentrate on accounts section. My visa is not yet stamped . Can I seek another job ???? If I release from my current company me have any ban????

    Waiting for your valuable reply

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    • Ahamed

      Aug 19. 2014

      Hi Deepak,

      Hope you are doing well!

      I’m not at all satisfied with my current Job profile, I work under unlimited visa contract for 2 years. I am planing to switch my job, my employer also offered me a release(NOC), In case if I get a new job what would be the salary that I should stick with, do I get ban for not completing my 2 years contract.

      Looking forward to you reply soon.

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      • Deepak Machado

        Aug 19. 2014

        there are chances of getting a labour ban but in case if you get higher salary which is in accordance with MOL slab then there wont be any ban

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  95. Farha

    Aug 11. 2014

    Hii Deepak

    I am working as an HR in limited contract for two years ; i have completed only 7 months currently. I would like to know how can i switch my job without getting a ban; what are the options available for me . My salary is below 5000 , have taken masters in HR, and have around 4.5 years exp in hr though i am new to UAE. Expecting your expert comments on this matter.

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    • Deepak Machado

      Aug 13. 2014

      If you get a better job you may have the chances of taking up new opportunity

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  96. Mohamed

    Aug 10. 2014

    Dear Sir,

    Presently I’m working for AED 4,500.00 as a sales representative. in dubai.

    I got an opportunity for AED 5,000.00 in a abudhabi company as a quantity surveyor.

    I’m on my 7th month.

    I have a professional diploma certificate also.

    can you guide me that how i can change my visa to new company ?

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    • Deepak Machado

      Aug 13. 2014

      You may get an automatic labour ban for six month.Kindly check with your new company PRO about the process

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  97. JEAAM

    Aug 09. 2014

    Hi Deepak,

    i will be completing my 6 months this coming Aug 11 however i was offered by my previous boss to work with him in his new company with higher salary. i am wondering what do i need to do not to get a ban.
    i am an undergraduate. i have only provided my previous company my HS diploma.. this labour ban is still confusing for me.

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    • Deepak Machado

      Aug 13. 2014

      You need to check with your new boss and explain him the sitution

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  98. faris

    Aug 07. 2014

    hi deepak
    i worked in a private company only for one month because they terminate me.Visa didn’t stamp on my passport and i didn’t get labor card also .But they given me NOC.Will there be any ban??

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    • Deepak Machado

      Aug 13. 2014

      Need to check whether you have labour approval or not

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      • faris

        Aug 14. 2014

        how to check???i received a document of “ministry of labor – cancel labor card”……..i dont know what to do?

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  99. Rinto

    Aug 06. 2014

    How can I check the ban is existing or not via online ? Is there any way to check that.

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  100. Vinu

    Aug 06. 2014

    Hello Deepak,
    I am working in a contacting company for past 17 months. In my passport tade is marked as asst. Engineer & i have given my btech degree certificate.
    Now i got a new offer for a salary of 9000AED. they are asking me to give my highschool certificate & promised that they will stamp my trade as supervisor can exclude from automatic ban ( slab:more than5000AED)

    Is it ture? Can i resign from the current company

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  101. Jagdish

    Aug 05. 2014

    Hello Deepak,

    I am working in local bank in Abu Dhabi, i have unlimited contract my current salary is AED 8000 and my visa is from Abu dhabi it self. Now i am changing my job to other bank in Dubai where my salary is AED 9000, my current bank HR saying to me that i will be having ban as i didn’t complete two year in the organization i just complete one and half year only and the ban from MOL not from us, and my new employer is asking me my secondary degree which i don’t have now, even if i get i have to attested it first. where i have my graduation (BCA) degree attested form UAE can you please advise me is that acceptable if i provide my Graduation degree instated of my secondary degree.

    Waiting for your kind replay as these issues making me crazy…

    Thanks

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  102. Ahsan Ahmed

    Aug 05. 2014

    Hi Deepak,

    I came to know that UAE has a new labor law and according to which an abscond person has to be in UAE to clear the BAN.

    Please confirm.

    Regards
    Ahsan

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  103. Ali

    Aug 05. 2014

    Dear Sir, I gave a interview in one company which is very new in UAE and still not started. We are like the first emplyee hired by the manager. I got a call regarding the selection and told me to join asap. I’m little worried as its very new company. Will i be get paid on time?? And is it worth it to join this new company.

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  104. don sufrir

    Aug 03. 2014

    hi Mr. Deepak,

    I’m currently working in a company for 1 month now, then I got a better offer from another company. Can I resign from my current company and shift to another company without facing any ban? I’m on Wife’s Sponsorship, having 7000 salary from my current company and offered 8000 by the new company. And as informed by HR of my current company, my Labour card application is not yet done. Will i face any problem?

    Waiting for your reply.

    God Bless.

    thanks,
    Don

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    • Deepak Machado

      Aug 08. 2014

      If the labour card is not processed then there wont be any ban

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  105. Rinu

    Jul 31. 2014

    Hello friends,
    I would like to know if there is as work permit ban for spouse sponsorship those who have not completed 2 years and if ban is there then is there any possibility to get lifted in the ban. Your reply would be a great favor.
    Thanks,
    Rinu

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  106. Yusuf

    Jul 27. 2014

    Hello Mr. Deepak

    I am a Bachelor Degree Holder, and my employer is terminating me within the Probation period of 3 months. My current basic salary is 9000 DHS +House rent. Now I am also been offered a Job with a better position and better Basic Salary…What I required to have from my current employer ? OR I just need a higher salary and a better position enabling mr to join the new company…
    Please Help…Looking forward for your suggestions..

    Best Regards.

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  107. Sadhad

    Jul 24. 2014

    Hey Buddy,

    Thanks for providing these useful information..

    But I need a huge favour.. my situation is very critical..
    I have resigned my job and cancelled my visa.. now I’m entitled for a 6 months automatic labour ban..

    However I got a job in JLT free zone DMCC with better salary..
    Will it be possible for that company to process my visa without any problem??

    To Sum it up.. Will DMCC process visa for 6 month labour ban?? the reason why its so critical is because I have booked my flight ticket tomorrow..

    Kindly Help!!

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  108. imran ali khan

    Jul 23. 2014

    Good morning my friend, my name is imran on June 7 I came on company visa and I joined the organization. Till 16july 2014 more then a month I would say my medical is not done and not even emariti card is made now all of sudden the company terminated me and said based on performance issue.how ever company advised me to look for other job and if I get one company is ready to provide mW the Noc letter.could u please advice can I look for other job or will I get 6 months band.the temporary visa which company issued me is getting expired in 31-7-2014.

    My friend please advice me what is The true thing behind this sinerio

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    • Deepak Machado

      Jul 23. 2014

      subject to company provides you release or NoC then there is no Ban

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    • Suresh Kumar

      Aug 05. 2014

      Dear Deepak,

      Please be informed that I’ve got an automatic, system-generated 6-month ban after resigning from the current company working for 1 year and 11 months. I came to know this after my new company informed me while they went to apply for a new visa. I have immediately applied for lifting of it attaching NOC, the offer letter and a requisition. The salary I was drawing was Dh.2500 and the new one I am offered is Dh.4000 plus accommodation. Do you think I will still get this ban or is there any way it can be lifted?

      Waiting for your reply. Thanks.

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  109. Muhammad Akmal

    Jul 22. 2014

    i’m getting AED 4200 salary as a salesman and i want to change my job, i got offer 5000AED position sales supervisor working period is going 4th month please tell me how to avoid a ban?
    my labor contract with current company is unlimited and my qualification is high school. please awaiting your kind reply.

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    • Deepak Machado

      Jul 23. 2014

      you may get a labour ban.

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      • RAHUL

        Jul 24. 2014

        DEAR DEEPAK I WANT TO KNOW I WAS WORKING IN U A E
        IN 2012 THEN I CAME FOR VACATION AT THAT TIME I DIDNT WENT BACK TO MY COMPANY IN RAS AL KHAIMAH DUE TO SOME FAMILY PROBLEM THEN I EMAIL TO MY HR TEAM ALSO AND I PAID MY HIRING EXPENDITURE TO COMPANY .I WAS EXIT FROM IMMIGRATION IN LAST YEAR 25 JULY 2013 NOW ONE YEAR IS GOING TO COMPLETE IS IAM KNOW GOING TO FINISH BAN OR NOT AS PER ME AFTER ONE YEAR BAN WILL BE REMOVE AUTOMATICALLY .MY CONTRACT WAS FOR THREE YEARS ……………………..BUT I LEFT BEFORE CONTRACT ………………………NOW ONE YEAR IS OVER I WANT TO APPLY FOR JOB IN UAE ………,,,,,,,

        THANKS & REGARDS
        Rahul kumar

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  110. shack

    Jul 22. 2014

    Hi deepak
    Im working in security company as a security guard..they paying me rite now 1700dhs a month.I already spend 1year…I want to move on in property adviser….they offered me very nice salary. ..5000dhs a month…if a pay to my company for visa charges thats 2200 so im still gona get ban…plz reply soon

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    • Deepak Machado

      Jul 23. 2014

      depend on company policly. I dont think you can remove labour ban

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  111. sandeep

    Jul 22. 2014

    Dear Deepak

    i completed my contract of two years and also served the notice period, my boss canceled my visa 8 days before the labour card gets expire, he made me to sign to the cancelation papers and promised me that he will be canceling it aftr the labour card gets end, but he didnt do so and canceled it before the labour card gets end, now i got a new job and my new employers cant process me the visa because its showing a six months of ban for me, and iam helpless, kindly advice me what shud i do…?

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  112. sujan magar

    Jul 21. 2014

    dear
    sir,
    thank you for this opportunity to ask you about uae labour card, sir now iam working in a private company which is C category Restaurant, I am almost 18 month here now I want to change company before finish this contract? if there is chance for move this company to another company what I have to do? please give me some advice?
    thanking for your time.

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    • Deepak Machado

      Jul 23. 2014

      to move to the other company you need to complete your contract period with existing company so that you can avoid ban

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  113. Ann

    Jul 20. 2014

    Hi Deepak,

    I just completed 2 months in new company, If I resign and obtain NOC, would that be enough to avoid the 6 months ban?

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  114. Shashiraj S

    Jul 19. 2014

    Dear Deepak,

    Really this blog is very informative, its really helping us a lot people like me. Actually am not worried about these Labor bans since i am going to start my Dubai Career from Aug’14 on wards. Its a log way to go for me. But the info which you are sharing is very nice and definitely for people like me its going to help a lot in future.

    Nice Work,…!!! Really appreciate it….!!!

    Best Regards, Shashiraj. S

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  115. iqbal afridi

    Jul 18. 2014

    an employ is being terminated by employer before completion has 2 years contract r before r within the probation period, he will be banned for six month r not and in such case company must give NOC to him to work with another employer.thanks

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  116. ahmad

    Jul 09. 2014

    hi depak,
    i had been working with a company in saudi arabia from mar 2010-april 2012. i left the company with final exit since the company refused to give it. i am getting a job offer to which i have to join in sep 2014.
    would that be a complication in getting the employment visa.
    please advise

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  117. ahmad

    Jul 09. 2014

    Hi Depak,
    i wanted to ask regarding employment in uae.i used to work in saudi arabia in march 2o10-april 2012. i left the company without my final exit as the company woudnt issue me a final exit. now i am getting an offer in dubai in sep2014.
    will there be any complication becoz of not getting the final exit in saudi.

    plz help.
    regrds

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  118. Billygdm

    Jul 06. 2014

    Hi Sir Deepak!

    Dear Mr. Deepak,

    I’am just new in the company almost 3months, but i was planning to finish it 1year only. but my contract is 2yrs, beacause i want to change for a better salary and company, if i’am going to resigned. there is a here say that, if i finish 1year in the company, there is no ban in the labour ban, bec, i already finish the 1yr. but in my company i need to pay the company ban it cost 3000dhs, if i get job in Jabeel Ali Free Zone Company can i apply in that free zone without labor ban.? thanks!

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    • Deepak Machado

      Jul 09. 2014

      if you get an job in freezone you may work even though you have ban

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  119. aftab

    Jul 04. 2014

    hi sir I already resign for my current company and I got good offer monthly salary is7000 and I have diploma sir if he put a ban on me in case of 6 month or 1 year this impeccable on me or not and one other thing sir my new company told to me to send us a visa cancellation paper then he apply for visa but first company not give me he send to me to my country if sir I go to country and send only visa cancellation copy then my visa issow easily or not or come any problem

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    • Deepak Machado

      Jul 09. 2014

      if you have a labour ban you can come to uae and but you cannot work unless it is in freezone. but if you get an immigration ban you cannot enter UAE

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  120. rodelyn

    Jul 02. 2014

    Hi Sir,

    The Ministry of Labor gave me a six months ban, as it shows that I just worked only for 1 year and 4 months in the company. Apparently the truth is I worked for 4 years and 4 months. The previous 3 years was Al Shaya and 1 year and 4 months was Dareen International under Al Shaya Company. Because I worked in Abu Dhabi instead of renewing my Al Shaya contact before, they canceled it and change into Dareen International.

    The question, does the NOC Letter gave my previous company Al Shaya will help to remove the ban? Do I need some requirements together with that letter? To whom I will raise this issue in Labor Department? Please do the needful. Thank you.

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  121. Anas

    Jul 02. 2014

    Am working as a civil engineer in a private firm and am still in probation. I have got an offer from UAE University which is a government university for the post of research assistant and they pay 6000 per month. Please clear me will I get a ban if I quit my current job.

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    • Deepak Machado

      Jul 09. 2014

      If you are moving to freezone labour ban wont applicable

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  122. thouseef

    Jun 27. 2014

    Hi my name is muhammad thouseef. I have been completed 2years in present company n December . And I renewed my contract before 6 month .. totally I completed 2.6 years if I want to change job is thre will be ban?

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  123. shawnlu

    Jun 25. 2014

    Dear Sir Deerpak,

    I would like to ask if my termination letter from my manager is valid its stated that ” As per your request the management has taken a decision to let you go.” but after that day he is being terminated by the owner before me..now I am not comfortable in my work..and the owner wants me to pay for the visa cost..because I reply to the owner that I accept the termination since it is being initializes by my manager.,What I am going to do now? I want to quit now in my job.

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    • Deepak Machado

      Jul 01. 2014

      if they have terminated you i dont think you will have to pay any visa charges

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  124. Orangzeb

    Jun 21. 2014

    Dear Friends,

    First I would like to thanks you for these helping with us, later I would like to say that I have been working as accountant ( but my trade in visa is labour trade) with company for 1 year & 2 months, My visa is issued from Sharjah trade licesne and working in another company of the same sponser in abu dhabi, and my qualification is BBA (hons), Since I have joined this job I never received my salary on but after requesting over and over but then they only pay just money to only room rent, and give me to much tension everyday, I am now feed up to work with this company, I can get job in other company,
    My questions is Could I join job in some another company is if I paid for 6 months ban?
    Please Sir, Your Prompt respond is requested?

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  125. NOORUL

    Jun 20. 2014

    Hi Mr. DEEPAK,
    My company has put a contract that if i resign,i will get a ban of 2 years in the companies with same nature of job(according to labour law section 127).Is it applicable even if we want to go out of the company after the visa expires or is it applicable only if we leave the company before the visa expires?please advise.

    Thanks

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  126. rahat

    Jun 18. 2014

    Hello Dear RAHAT here from abu dhabi i have cancled my labor card after expired my visa of 9 months because my boss was open the cased against me but labor court already cancled my labor card and i have cleared my case from court and but now my problem is i want to cancel my visa i was be there in immigration before 3 days but there is penalty around 9000 aed that i can’t pay so how i can cancel my visa please kindly reply me as soon as possible

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  127. Zohaib

    Jun 17. 2014

    Hi Depak sir
    Sir I cancled my visa now I get another job now company is refusing to give me my passport they are applying for my visa I am graduate civil engineer I have ban but new company is ready for 12000 agreement now company is creating problem now whats can I do they are forcing me to go to your country and we will give you your passport in airport is it the law of uae that previous company should give me passport in airport now whats can I do plzzzzz help me – See more at: http://emiratesdiary.com/jobs-in-uae-2/how-to-avoid-6-months-labour-ban-in-dubai-uae#comment-12194

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  128. Zohaib

    Jun 17. 2014

    Hi Depak sir
    Sir I cancled my visa now I get another job now company is refusing to give me my passport they are applying for my visa I am graduate civil engineer I have ban but new company is ready for 12000 agreement now company is creating problem now whats can I do they are forcing me to go to your country and we will give you your passport in airport is it the law of uae that previous company should give me passport in airport now whats can I do plzzzzz help me

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  129. Rahman

    Jun 17. 2014

    Hi Deepak,

    my company stop me steel in aprobation period i work with them 2 month. is possible to get ban and do i have on month notice to look for another job?

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  130. MOHAMMED SHAHAZAM

    Jun 14. 2014

    DEAR SIR,
    I M WORKING AS AN ACCOUNTANT (MY QUALIFICATION BCOM AND MBA) BUT ONLY MY VISA OCCUPATION IS SALES ITS BEEN ONE YEAR SINCE I M WRKING HERE. NOW I WANT TO KNW IF I RESIGN WILL THERE BE ANY BAN ? IF SO HOW CAN BE IT LIFTED? PLZ PLZ REPLY I M WRITING ON THIS BLOG FOR THE FIFTH TIME BUT NEVER RECVD ANY REPSONE SO I BEG YOU TO REPLY

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  131. Shibu Kriss

    Jun 11. 2014

    Dear Deepak,
    I Joined the company in 1 Sep 2012.I am working as a Sales Executive.I didn’t received my salary of three months(April 14,May 14 and leave salary of Aug13).Whenever I asks they says their is market outstanding more than 180 days. First collect that all outstanding then only I will get the salary.
    I am holding unlimited contract, though there is only 2 months (6thAug14)left for expiring my labor card.I did post graduation(masters degree) in marketing. My salary is AED 9000.My certificates are attested. How can I quit the job?I am having one job in my hand also.If I go to labour,after cancellation of my Visa shall I get the ban. My wife and my son is under my sponcership.What all benefits I am entitled for on my full and final settlement. Please suggest me how to come out from this trap.Waiting for your positive reply.
    Thanks and Regards

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  132. RAJU

    Jun 11. 2014

    Dear Mr. Deepak,

    I have completed 1 1/2 years in current company i want to change company, if i get job in Jabeel Ali Free Zone Company
    can i change company without labor ban.

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  133. Kd

    Jun 09. 2014

    What if I’m still on a probation and I want to quit, would I have my freedom?

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    • Deepak Machado

      Jun 11. 2014

      if company provides you release …conditions apply

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      • Anonymous

        Jun 15. 2014

        Hello Deepak, i seek urgent help from you.
        I am an expat women on my spouse visa.
        I joined an Events & Media Company on april 22nd, 2014, i have only been given a offer letter, however until now i have not received my wages nor a labor card. its a small team where the owners told me they will be applying for my labor card during the interview. i asked for my salary on 10th June 2014 and they said since i have not met my target i will be paid only minimal, i discussed with them that i need my full salary as i am under probation and getting business in the first month is not possible also they should have discussed this before the pay day and not after 1.5 months.
        Can i take a legal action? since i do not have a labor card?
        my salary was decided to be 8500dhs and now they are delaying even the half of it.
        there is a clause that if i do not meet my target they will mutually discuss a remuneration but i assumed it is not applicable for the first 6 months

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        • Deepak Machado

          Jun 17. 2014

          since you have no labour card and contract it is not adivsible to give complaint

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      • Waqas

        Aug 05. 2014

        Hi Deepak. I have completed my one year job in present company. now i want to move to another company. i have master degree and my visa is unlimited. Six month ban will apply on me or not ?? if another company offer me a good salary and Good profession plz reply

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  134. Dilip

    Jun 09. 2014

    Hello Deepak,
    Myself Dilip is working in a Medical center in Dubai on a two year contract.During the time of interview they told me that my work is for corporate tie up and after coming here my actual work is distributing pamphlets on the road.Am a post graduate and my visa is made on my graduation certificate.On my appointment letter it is written that I will be on probation for 6 months.So will I face a labor ban if I change jobs during the probation period.
    Kindly reply.

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    • Deepak Machado

      Jun 11. 2014

      if you are still on probation and company terminates you i dont think you will face any ban (if company provides you release)

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  135. Sujan

    Jun 08. 2014

    Hi, I’m Sujan..currently I’m working as a sales executive for one electronics company since more then 2 years..I have completed my contact of 2 years..Now I want to switch from this company to another company which is paying my good salary..I have already resigned from my previous company and now at the time of visa cancellation the company is stating that I’ll have ban for six months as the salary is less then 5000.. so is it true that I will be banned for 6 months..isn’t there any other choices to cancel that ban??????

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    • Deepak Machado

      Jun 10. 2014

      yes if you have a ban then you need to wait till it get finish otherwise you need try for a job with more salary or in freezone

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  136. zohaib

    Jun 08. 2014

    hi depak sir
    i am civil engineer i start work in march 2014 after 2 months company told me we don’t need any engineer i am still in probation period unlimited contract as a CIVIL Engineer my visa is stamped on my passport then i registered complaint in MOL then the court judgment is that company cancel me as normal now i want to conform that if unfortunately company impose me immigration ban then whats will i do.
    and whats about the labor ban how i avoid from it

    Read more: http://emiratesdiary.com/jobs-in-uae-2/how-to-avoid-6-months-labour-ban-in-dubai-uae#ixzz341cZipll

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    • Deepak Machado

      Jun 08. 2014

      company cannot impose any immigration ban without any proper document. you may get an immigration ban but if company gives you release you can avoid that

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  137. asif

    Jun 07. 2014

    Hi, I am presently working as building manager in dubai. I am an engineer and my sponsor/employer issued me archive clerk visa. My contract is limited for two years but I want to switch my job and join a real estate as an agent. Please guide me about the possibility of getting a labour ban if I switch my job, provided I have higher qualification.Your reply would be really appreciated.

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  138. zohaib

    Jun 07. 2014

    hi depak sir
    i am civil engineer i start work in march 2014 after 2 months company told me we don’t need any engineer i am still in probation period unlimited contract as a CIVIL Engineer my visa is stamped on my passport then i registered complaint in MOL then the court judgment is that company cancel me as normal now i want to conform that if unfortunately company impose me immigration ban then whats will i do.
    and whats about the labor ban how i avoid from it

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  139. Pchy

    Jun 07. 2014

    Hi sir.. I am on unlimited contract. I am working for 1 yr and 2 months.. I forwarded a written resignation but a week had passed i still didnt get their signature if they accept it or not. So i decided to send it thru email and by fax. Is it ok if i did it a week after the start of my notice period? They said they not going to cancel my visa right away after my notice period and will make all the way to delay the cancellation. Can you pls help me what is the best thing i can do to get their signature and ensure they will cancel me the day after my notice period. I also have company waiting for me to transfer with them so i really needed to be cancel as soon as possible. Am I also entitled for a gratuity because they also said it will only be given if i finish my contract. Thank you so much sir. Hoping for your response since my notice period will end up this 24th of june. Godbless sir and more power to us.

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    • Deepak Machado

      Jun 08. 2014

      It is better to give resignation personally rather than through email and get the acknowldegement on paper

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  140. parveez

    Jun 04. 2014

    Hi left my previous job which i served for2 years and the new compqny where i have received job has issued my visa but i dnt want to come back on that visa as i got another better offer and that company os asking me submit my visa cancellation paper so i told the 2nd company i dnt want to work with ull and cancel my visa as it is only a pink slip so they have cancelled that but i have given my 1st companies visa cancellation papers to the new company to isuue my visa will there be any problem

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    • Deepak Machado

      Jun 08. 2014

      yes if you received your entry permit then for sure your work permit is approved and your new company will not be able to proceed with your labour card

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  141. Walter

    Jun 03. 2014

    Hi deepak, so happy to find a place to find solutions to various situations. Kudos to your efforts

    i work in dubai for almost two years now and i want to switch jobs. i need answer to a particular query. i am an Indian with indian passport having my current emmployer’s visa, ill be soon traveling back to India for my 2 year break holidays, in that time ill be making european passport, surrendering my indian paspport, i have informed the company but havent given clear answer. could u let me know how things will move ahead ??? ill be applying for new job based on european passport..

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  142. maria

    May 30. 2014

    hi im on limited contract completing 1 and 5 months as receptionist and now I already have my MOH license as nurse, is there any way I can transfer and practice my profession without having a ban? pls reply to my question

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    • Deepak Machado

      Jun 01. 2014

      In this case you need to get job in free zone or government hospital

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      • Shabeer

        Jun 02. 2014

        hi im Shabeer last two month before i join in this company, i don’t like to in company , so if go from UAE i can come back r what….This is first time in UAE….

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      • Sabee

        Jun 02. 2014

        Dear Deepak,

        I am in hold pool in Emirates airline for a ground crew position. But don’t know when I will hear from them. It might take months. But my grace period after cancellation of previous residence visa runs out in a week. So I am applying for husband’s sponsorship. I please want know would it be a matter to be employed with Emirates being under husband’s sponsorship?

        Thank you

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  143. abdul nayeem

    May 27. 2014

    hi deepak,

    i didnt signed contract nor may medical has been completed and iam on 60 days employment visa( 2DAYS LEFT) the company has terminated me and gave me NOC and TERMINATION letter.

    I FOUND A NEW JOB AND IAM A CIVIL ENGINEER BACHELOR DEGREE HOLDER SO WILL I GET A BAN ?
    IF I GET THE BAN HOW CAN I REMOVE IT PLS REPY ME THANK YOU.

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  144. Maneesh

    May 24. 2014

    Dear Deepak
    I have completed my first visa period of 2 years as sales executive in an Establishment Company in Abudhabi ( salary Aed 1500) and i renew the visa in december 2014 with same salary for 2 yrs period. Now its six month and i got an another offer for better salary in abudhabi. If i cancell current my visa will i get any ban?

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    • Deepak Machado

      May 26. 2014

      you may have the chances of getting a labour ban

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      • Maneesh

        May 27. 2014

        Dear Deepak

        Thank you for your information. I need some clarification, kindly reply for this.
        1. Is there visa transferring is possible for me. If my current company allow to transfer my visa to the new firm, is this possible.??

        2. I completed my first visa of 2 years and the second visa on 6th month, still i have a chance to get ban??? Kindly explain it will helps lots of people.

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        • Deepak Machado

          May 27. 2014

          I think there is no transfers now .
          I dont think you get a ban since you have completed the 2 years in the company. Any how it depends on your contract.

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  145. deviprasad

    May 22. 2014

    hi,
    my visa is production manager, I joined here in last 22.05.14. my medical is over, visa is not stamped in passport. can I joined in another firm after completing the 30 days notice period.
    can I avid the ban if my salary more than 7000. am a diploma holder.

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  146. Name (required)

    May 22. 2014

    Hi Deepak,

    Iam a B.SC Nurse currently working with a medical center from may 2013,but my labour card was issued on october 2013.It is a unlimited contract.Is there anything can be done to lift by ban before completing my contract period(if i complete 1 year of my labour contract).Please reply .

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  147. Dhawal Patil

    May 20. 2014

    Hello Deepak,
    I work in RAK free zone and have been provided with a contact period of 3 years. If i leave the job after 2 years, will I be ban; even if i complete my notice period.

    And if the ban is imposed, what are possible options for me.

    Kindly advise me….

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  148. denice

    May 20. 2014

    Help, I just submit my resignation with my current company here in Abu Dhabi since I’m moved here, 1 year and 3months the salary always comes late and it’s like been a tradition and worse is that we used to received 2 month delayed salary. And every month end… it’s like you’re begging for what is rightfully yours. Everybody has obligations on the family and need to settle every month end. Nobody in the company has the courage to go to MOL for they know that it will be burden to them as you need to present there and will acquire more time and effort. Fortunately, I got job in free zone area and double the salary I’m receiving and also informed me that ban will not be an issue
    I just want to ask, is there any problem or will my current employer can make any problem about it?

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  149. Giri

    May 19. 2014

    Hello Deepak,

    I am working as Sales mng in an 2 year old General trading llc company in dxb under unlimited contract. Visa/labour card/ EID card and etc….done.

    Now i am in 5 month of service and am not happy…i got an better higher offer and good position in freezone.dubai.

    My ? is : 1. is there any ban i am get other than labour bar for 6 months.
    2. what is the possibility of lifting the ban.
    3. May the company impose any other ban …….

    I await for your advise…..

    thanks in advance……

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  150. Anne

    May 19. 2014

    Hi Mr. Deepak,

    Wow! I’ve been searching the internet for days now and finally had read your article which by the way is helpful to me.

    But please help me one more time, you mentioned this “The new employer needs to submit the employee’s educational qualification certificates, which does not need to be attested at this stage”.

    Meaning it doesn’t necessarily means that the DIPLOMA SHOULD BE ATTESTED. Because my new employer is willing to lift the ban. And I had provided them my High School Diploma which is NOT attested.

    I am so hoping its not a pre-requisite.

    Thanks a lot! More power!

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  151. Jap

    May 19. 2014

    Mr. Deepak,

    I’ve been hearing some rumor that our company which is located in JAFZA will be implanting a ban – though I am not certain which kind of ban – if any of my colleagues would leave the company without completing the 2yrs contract and aside from this it’s already been imposed that leaving employees will have to pay a fine amounting to 1 and a half month of their full month salary.

    Anyway, my main concern is regarding the BAN for those who has yet to complete 2yrs of service to the company. Is there any truth to this -considering that we are in FREEZONE (the BAN was said to be applicable for a FREEZONE to FREEZONE transfer) and if not, does the company have any ways of implementing this BAN if no criminal case or any violation was made by the employee?

    Please help me clear my mind. You may contact me thru my e-mail address if you have more details to provide or more information to clarify.

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    • Jap

      May 19. 2014

      Correction, I just received the memo partially signed. Still, there’s a big chance that this will be implemented to our company. Really hoping that you can help.

      I am an IE graduate and am looking for another company. Please respond.

      Thank you so much for your time.

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    • Jap

      May 19. 2014

      Correction, I just received the memo, partially signed. Still, there’s a big chance that this will be implemented to our company. Really hoping that you can help.

      I am an IE graduate and am looking for another company. Please respond.

      Thank you so much for your time.

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  152. amar

    May 19. 2014

    Dear Deepak,
    I have completed 3 month in LLC company & I want leave this company . I got new job in free zone company. So will I get ban

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  153. Rahul

    May 18. 2014

    Hello Deepak,

    I have automatic ban of 6 month but i got NOC from previous employee. And showed that NOC in labor dept but they said this is not NOC. Now i dont know in which format they want NOC. Follwing content i have mention in my NOC.

    This is to inform you that Mr. Rahul holding Indian Passport no: xxxxx who was working as archives clerk since 23.10.2013 has resigned from his services with Blueberries LLC as of 09.03.2014. However, please note that we have no objection for Mr. Rahul transfer his employment to your sponsorship.

    We would appreciate of you validate your sponsorship transfer by providing this company with a copy for our record.

    This certificate was issued by request of Mr. Rahul with no further obligation from this organization.

    Now i dont know what kind of NOC they want. Please help me. Just give me any kind of NOC format is their with you.

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  154. mumthasir

    May 18. 2014

    I have got a job in Abudhabi and iam going to my home country for visa change, what will happen i don’t come after they have issued visa, will there be a ban.

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    • Deepak Machado

      May 20. 2014

      If they issued visa and if they come to know you have no plans to come back they may hold your visa without cancelling it. If they do so you may face problem

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  155. MUthnan

    May 17. 2014

    HI sir,
    I am Cleaner in Dubai with a 2 years contract and still on probation which will end next year. but I hop to quit my job and join a security company that pays a bait higher salary than my current one. my contract is unlimited after probation. can I be banned for canceling my current contract before expiration?

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  156. Ash

    May 17. 2014

    Hi Mr. Deepak,

    thank you for your article, it is very helpful and informative. Please answer my query.

    I am working for only 10 months here in my company, unlimited contract, salary is 3,800/month. I received an offer from another company and basic salary is 10,000 + housing and transportation allowance. my question is, if i resign will i receive a labor ban? and how to avoid it? i am an industrial engineer.

    Will highly appreciate your feedback.
    thank you

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    • Ash

      May 21. 2014

      Mr. Deepak,

      Can you help me with my inquiry? thank you very much.

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  157. Ash

    May 17. 2014

    Hi Mr. Deepak,

    thank you for your article, it is very helpful and informative. Please answer my query.

    I am working for only 10 months here in my company, unlimited contract, salary is 3,800/month. I received an offer from another company and basic salary is 10,000 + housing and transportation allowance. my question is, if i resign will i receive a labor ban? and how to avoid it? i am an industrial engineer.

    Will highly appreciate your feedback.
    thank you

    Your comment is awaiting moderation.

    Read more: http://emiratesdiary.com/jobs-in-uae-2/how-to-avoid-6-months-labour-ban-in-dubai-uae#ixzz31y0ycUk3

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  158. Liza Marie

    May 14. 2014

    i star working from a compaany last april 1, 2014 got my employment visa last may 1, 2014. my question is, i want to look for another since i really don’t like my invironment, my medical is not yet done, can i cancel my visa without any problem from the labour???

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  159. basith

    May 14. 2014

    Hello deepak.

    i am an engineer, i got an offer with 6000dhs. If i bring Noc,cancellation they will take me.they guarantee me no ban.

    i worked 10month only in current company with limited contract.

    Is ther any ban.

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  160. Ali

    May 12. 2014

    Hey my deepak.

    I just joined the company with salary as 6500 it had 3 months probation period. But due to companys financial they terminated me with in 2 months and they said they will give no objection letter mentioning it was thier financial problem due to which i was terminated . Even in the ministry of labour they will mention it was thier problem that they terminated will i have a ban or not ? Since company is ready to coorperate to give letters or what ever is nedded to prove it was companys financial problm and thier fault. And visa is not stamped yet on the passport i just completed the entry exit process please let me know thanks

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    • Deepak Machado

      Jun 10. 2014

      since u r on probation and company wants to give release i dont think you will face any problem

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  161. johnbritto

    May 11. 2014

    Hi i worked in dubai from 2010 to 2013 as electrical engineer. on jan 2014 i have resigned my job due to some family issues and i switched to new company now. In my present new company have some salary issues salary not getting in correct time. So now i got a offer in dubai for 6000 AED as salary. if i resign my job now whether i will get ban or not ?? I am not even comp 6 months in this company. my profession is electrical engg . certificate is attested. pl suggest me i will get ban or not???

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  162. Aneesa khan

    May 11. 2014

    PLEASE REPLY TO THE BELOW QUERY……………

    Hello deepak….please provide me the info that m working in a company for arounf 5-6 months and stay in abu dhabi…..however my husband works in dubai…..can i leave this job and work once i come on my husbands sponsorship after i leave this company……will the labour ban or the company ban applied be effective…please help me…..thanks

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    • Deepak M

      May 11. 2014

      If your new company provides you labour card then you may face labour ban

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      • Aneesa khan

        May 15. 2014

        Will company ban effective……will i get the visa from the new company…….

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  163. sohel hussain

    May 10. 2014

    i have came on a visit visa and i am a graduate worked as an accountant in a contracting company and they sent me back
    four months later, they sent me a labour visa and promised that they will shift it to an accountant visa. Four months have passed and they have not converted the visa to an accountant visa.
    (i) If I resign from the company giving them a month’s notice will I get a six–month ban?
    Ban can be lifted based on person’s qualification
    Your comment is awaiting moderation.

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  164. sohel hussain

    May 10. 2014

    i have came on a visit visa and i am a graduate worked as an accountant in a contracting company and they sent me back

    four months later, they sent me a labour visa and promised that they will shift it to an accountant visa. Four months have passed and they have not converted the visa to an engineer’s visa.

    (i) If I resign from the company giving them a month’s notice will I get a six–month ban?

    Ban can be lifted based on person’s qualification

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  165. jazz

    May 08. 2014

    HI Deepak,

    Currently i’m working in LLC company in abudhabi. I finished my 1 yr and my contract is unlimited. currently i have computer engineer visa stamped on my passport. I got an offer in dubai from private company. They offering me 7000 AED and can i lift my ban by showing HSC certificate, even i have degree certificate. What is the solution? PLease assist.

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  166. Doaa Essawwi

    May 08. 2014

    If i receive AED 2200 as a salary and i want to change my job, to avoid a ban how much my second salary must be?

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  167. vanessa

    May 08. 2014

    Hi Deepak,

    Good day. I was employeed in Dubai Healthcare City last April 2014 under unlimited contract. However, I want to resign because I have an offer in Abu dhabi. I just finished my medical test and my visa is still for stamping. I already applied for Emirates ID. My concern are the following
    a. can they impose labor or immigration BAN?
    b. how about the visa stamping, do i need to wait for it?

    I am hoping for your immediate response. Thank you and more power

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  168. Aneesa khan

    May 07. 2014

    Hello deepak….please provide me the info that m working in a company for arounf 5-6 months and stay in abu dhabi…..however my husband works in dubai…..can i leave this job and work once i come on my husbands sponsorship after i leave this company……will the labour ban or the company ban applied be effective…please help me…..thanks

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    • Deepak Machado

      May 14. 2014

      Yes you can leave job and come under husband sponsorship but you may face ban

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  169. John

    May 07. 2014

    Hii Deepak
    I am working in a company in abudhabi and my contaract is unlimited one with AED 3000 as total salary, my visa is valid till feb 2015, now am getting an offer from a dubai based company (not free zone ) their contract is 5500. can i shift the job, if their is any ban, if any what all had to do inorder to avoid ban, my current designation in visa is purchase rep. the certificate what i had submitted is my higher secondary certificate

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    • Deepak M

      May 07. 2014

      You may get a ban

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      • jithu james

        May 07. 2014

        hi deepak,
        my contract will get completed on 7th june. so i gave my letter stating that i am not interested in renewing my contract(on 6th may) ,but now my employer is telling that i not need to come from next week and he will cancel my visa very soon,
        in this case what i will do :? or whether i will get any BAN for my new job,? kindly advise meee…
        Your comment is awaiting moderation.

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        • Deepak M

          May 11. 2014

          I dont thin you will get any ban since you have completed your contract

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      • bing

        May 07. 2014

        hi Mr. deepak! i am working with private company for 1 year and 3mos under 2 years limited contract then i got a job offer from Emaar. would there be a ban for me if company gives 1 year ban. appreciate ur assistance. thank you

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    • shiju

      May 09. 2014

      hi deepak am working in dubai for light vehicle driver but my sponser suddenly cancelled my visa i will get any ban

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      • Deepak M

        May 11. 2014

        Yes you may face ban unless you have your release from the company

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  170. MOHAMED

    May 05. 2014

    HI I WAS COMPLETED SIX MONTH FOR CIVIL ENGINEER FOR UNLIMITED VISA CAN I CHANGE ANY CHANCE FOR NEW COMPANY FOR WITHOUT BAN

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  171. Adam

    May 05. 2014

    Dear Deepak,

    I am working in a private company with 8,000 salary (Not a freezone).
    when they did my visa in sep 2013, my university degree wasn’t out yet.

    I got an offer now for 12,000 with a company in the freezone, and my degree is now out. Will I get a ban if I move provided I give them a month’s notice and get an NOC?

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    • Khurram Ansari

      May 06. 2014

      Dear Adam,

      I you are going to get a job in a freezone company with a freezone visa, there will be no labor ban at all.
      Cheers!

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  172. anonymous

    May 05. 2014

    Hi deepak iam working in a semi -goverment bank my contract is for three years and i hav finished 2 years of the contract will i get a ban if i switch to another goverment bank or anyother option of how i will not get the ban? Please assist

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    • Deepak Machado

      May 14. 2014

      Since you have completed your 2 years i dont think you will face any ban. However it is depends. If you get a job from government labour ban wont applicable.

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  173. Shahid Khan

    May 04. 2014

    Hello ,

    Please suggest….one of my frnd is working in abu dhabi wth package of 3500…..only six months of the job , my frnd got a good package in dubai 6000…..how to go about…..if incase the old company does not give NOC..is the any alternate…….

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    • Deepak M

      May 04. 2014

      No solution he needs to complete the contract period

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      • Shahid Khan

        May 05. 2014

        If the earlier company agrees to give NOC….after that whts the procedure from my end…..pls give details.thanks

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  174. Trisha

    May 02. 2014

    Hi Deepak..
    I am currently working as an Accounts Assistant in a Private Limited company, and about to complete my one year in June.
    I am not satisfied with my salary as it is just 2.5k.
    Seeking advice as to how can I get out of this situation without any severe consequences, and continue working in Dubai…

    Thank You..

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  175. kevin

    May 01. 2014

    My company is in free zone and got a new project in an Island in Adudhabi and its a must that people working in the island should have abudhabi visa and so they are going to change all the people going to work in island to abudhabi visa.Am a mechanical engineer and i have been working for almost 9 months. I would like to know if i will get a 6 ban if i change my company while working in abudhabi visa.Kindly advise

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  176. Ahmad

    May 01. 2014

    hi
    iam an HR Manager in Dubai , privet company.
    we hired a new Civil Engineer , he was working with another company with limited contract
    salary was 20K
    we offer him 25K and he resign from his old office after 1 year of working with them,
    unfortunately MOL system shows that he is serving ban .
    previous employer said that they didnot request any ban

    so how to solve it ?

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  177. johnbritto

    Apr 30. 2014

    Hi i worked in dubai from 2010 to 2013 as electrical engineer. on jan 2014 i have resigned my job due to some family issues and i switched to new company now. In my present new company have some salary issues salary not getting in correct time. So now i got a offer in dubai for 6500 AED as salary. if i resign my job now whether i will get ban or not ?? I am not even comp 6 months in this company. my profession is electrical engg . certificate is attested. pl suggest me i will get ban or not???

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  178. mohd

    Apr 30. 2014

    HI DEEPAK,

    one of the consultant company hired me and i am working with client of this company ..its 4 month contract . and 4 months are about to complete..my visa is employment visa.of 2 years.i have offer from another company .if i resign the present company will i get the ban . my salary is now aed 5500…and i am getting offer of aed 7000

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  179. Bobby

    Apr 30. 2014

    I am about to sign a contract for Sales position which is 3000 basic salary, I want to be a cabin crew for Emirates Airlines but have to wait 2 months to apply. The salary is higher and better benefits for Emirates Airlines so would I be able to change jobs with no problems? I’m a High school graduate.

    Thanks

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    • Deepak M

      May 02. 2014

      if Emirates Airlines consider visa from directly from immigration then i dont think you will get any ban

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  180. UNO

    Apr 29. 2014

    Im working in a Freezone and wants to transfer in an LLC. Is there a ban? I haven’t finish my two years contract. How to lift a ban if there is?

    Thankyou in advance.

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  181. UNO

    Apr 29. 2014

    I just have a question. What If Im working in a freezone and wants to transfer to LLC but contract is not yet finish is there anyway a ban can be lift? or will I get a ban?

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    • Deepak M

      May 02. 2014

      there wont be any labour ban in freezone . Company may impose a immigration ban if you are not completing your contract period

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  182. lucky

    Apr 29. 2014

    sir i am working in advertising company…this company no rule and no time 24 houre working and not pay me overtime and no holiyday…so plz tel me what i can do sir….i am go labour cout …….. now i am complet my 4 months ….if i am leave this job …so my boss can ban me…1 year or only six months………….plzzzzzzzzz reply sir

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  183. Harshad Raj

    Apr 29. 2014

    hi,

    i hv attested degree certificate ,my present salary is 6500 AED and my designation is follow up clerk and completed 8 months of 2 year contract.now i got offer for 12000 AED. In case Employer not giving NOC, whether there will be a ban? i heard there wiil not be a ban for more than 6000 AED salary

    thanx in advance

    Raj

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    • Deepak M

      May 02. 2014

      Decision will be taken by the authorities from MOL whether to impose ban or not

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  184. Ivy Regina

    Apr 28. 2014

    Hi Deepak,
    I was signed my new job contract as executive secretary for 45 hours per 5 days week . (7:00 am to 4:30 pm)
    And start working since 19th March 2014. I live in Dubai and working on site in Taweelah, Abudhabi.
    Now they are demanding me to work for 10 hours plus half an hour lunch. It means 7 am to 5:30 p.m. (52:30 hours)
    And claim overtime.

    First of all they have not provided any transportation and it costs me a lot. All these things are not at all mentioned before. And moreover private transportation is not easily available to do committed trips everyday.
    Not only that since employer is compelling me to work for more hours without providing transportation. And also I wouldn’t have signed my contract for that long hours since I live in Dubai.
    I am on 3 months probation and my salary is around 12,000/ per month. I just finished 6 weeks in the company working for 45 hours a week with my own transportation paying AED1,500/- per month.
    Even that transport is going to stop my trip and other hand my company is compelling me to work for more hours.
    This is not possible and I have to leave the job.else i may spoil my health.
    My question is:\
    1. If I leave what notice period I must give?
    2. out of 90 days probation I finished 6 weeks
    3. is there ban? And ban for how many months?
    4. is it possible they pay my salary for 6 weeks? (havn’t rec’d salary yet)
    I am in single status and i have no other support. I want to work.

    please advise

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  185. Suman Taman

    Apr 24. 2014

    Hi Deepak,

    I have been working as a waiter in Abudhabi since 23 March 2013 it’s been 1 Year & I have 2 years contract. now i want to change my company in dubai & i have got offer letter from Freezone .
    it will ban or not

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  186. Mahe

    Apr 22. 2014

    I am working in a LLC company(consultant) from 14 July 2013, and in my VISA profession is specified as Sales, but actually I am a Software Engg.. Still I didn’t got attested in my educational certificate. I was working in a client place and that project was over on 13 Apr 2014. Now I am searching for another project. I got selected in another client through my current company and also I got another offer with little bit more salary than what I am drawing now. This 2nd offer is through another company. Since I have completed only 9 months with my current company, will be there any ban if I take the 2nd offer(that is new company offer). If so is there any solution for this. Please clearly explain.

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 23. 2014

      You may get a ban.

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      • Arshad

        Apr 27. 2014

        Dear Deepak,

        Currently i am working in LLC and my labour is accepted and waiting for the medical and emirates ID for the visa Stamping,But specified company is not good as they specified in the offer letter.Is there any way to change the job during their probation period?.

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        • Deepak M

          Apr 29. 2014

          yes you can leave the job but you may get an automatic six months labour ban

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  187. Karthik

    Apr 20. 2014

    Dear Deepak,

    Good Afternoon, i am Karthik. i need some information… my visa expiry Date in 25/7/2015 and now my visa Profession in Clerk. Then next month only Profession changing in visa for supervisor. so my visa expiry date is changing or Same as comming.

    Other one Supervisor visa canceling is 6month ban comming?

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 22. 2014

      I have no idea about this. Better to check with your PRO

      Yep you may get a ban

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  188. Austin

    Apr 20. 2014

    please how can i knw if a company is a free zone or not, i am working in a company with L.L.c, please what is the meaning of the LLc, im in my 5month and my probation period is 6months, can i change my Wrk after six months without any ban since my salary is very low, please help me coz i dont want to make any mistakes

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  189. Austin

    Apr 20. 2014

    please how can i knw if a company is a free zone or not, i am working in a company with L.L.c, please what is the meaning of the LLc, im in my 5month and my probation period is 6months, can i change my Wrk after six months without any ban since my salary is very low, please help me coz i dont want to make any mistakes

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 22. 2014

      LLC is not a freezone. It is Limited Liability Company. If you work for a LLC and if you leave the job without completing the contract you may have the chances of getting an automatic labour ban.

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  190. victor

    Apr 17. 2014

    sir i recently accept an offer letter on 3500 salary & waiting for joining from employer, as they are saying in 4-5 days we call you to join for training, meanwhile i got another offer on 5000 salary, how to handle the situation. is there any labour ban if i refuse the accepted offer and goes to sign the offer 5000.
    note: i am on visit visa employer A might send my documents for visa approval as they get my original degree from me .

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 21. 2014

      since your employment visa is not processed so far you can take up the second offer . No issue.
      But make sure you have no working visa

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  191. xani

    Apr 16. 2014

    hi, deepak M.
    I want to know about how to check the ban because my visa is finish and I want to come back and check I think my boss have a authority to make a ban, how to check.

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  192. Nasir

    Apr 16. 2014

    Hello sir good morning,
    I was working in my previous job as a graphic designer, and my visa is already completed 12 feb, 2014.
    and now in new company they give me a short term visa as a company name..
    can you tell me how long short term visa or . old company will have a authority to give me a ban. ?. because my visa is complete then I leave the job … 12 feb my visa completing date or leaving uae 12 march … ? so tell me

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 16. 2014

      Sorry i have no idea about short term visa. You need to check with the immigration.

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  193. pratik

    Apr 15. 2014

    dear deepak

    presently im working in abu dahbi as a electrical engineer with unlimited visa. i have completed 5 months.and i got job offer from schlumberger oil and gas company as technician with 5k aed.. so is there any ban for oil companies?? can change my job profile from engineer to technician??

    regards

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 16. 2014

      You may have the chances of getting an automatic six months labour ban

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  194. latheef

    Apr 15. 2014

    Hi Deepak

    its me latheef again i have forgot to mention in previous comment that i ama holding a unlimited visa . so in this is this case kindly let me know is there is any ban.

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  195. Latheef

    Apr 15. 2014

    Hi Deepak,

    its been 6 month i am working as an accountant in a llc firm in Dubai. my visa is stamped based on my graduation certificate. my profession is accountant general and my current salary is 3000 aed. now my company is running on lose and they about to wind up the business. could you please tell me is there would be a ban in this case. if yes kindly let me know how to uplift without affecting my career. Eagerly waiting to here from you soon.thank you

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  196. ravikumar

    Apr 14. 2014

    I work with new company for past 3 months and they terminated me without any termination notice and asked me to search for a job and they will transfer visa, if i pay my last 3 months salary back to them which i paid 50%. Now i got a new job and asked them to cancel my visa but they are not cancelling and looks like they want to play. Whats the justice for me where can i go?

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  197. Jitender Kumar

    Apr 14. 2014

    Hi Deepak,
    I am working in a company for the last 19 months as a post of commercial Underwater Diver. At present ,company don’t have any project that’s why I received a call from the company and company said to me that they don’t have any job so if want to cancel your visa then you can come here and cancel the visa.
    So if I cancel my visa then I will get six month ban or not ?

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  198. emmany

    Apr 12. 2014

    Good morning, please I want you to help me on this question. I have completed my probation period in my company. This is my seventh months, and I am on unlimited contract, if I found a new job will my company have any reason to ban me?

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  199. sadiq

    Apr 12. 2014

    Dear deepak.i m optpmetrist having moh licence. In my second limited contact I finished already 15 month now I have a better salary offer from a private hospital. I want to know wether they can ban me or not.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Apr 14. 2014

      The decision is to taken by the certain authorities from MOL

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  200. tijani Amidu

    Apr 11. 2014

    Just want to ask, Im going to transfer to a new company and I need to serve my 30days notice with my current company. can they cancel my employment visa while serving my 30days notice? so i can give the cancellation page to my new employer to process my new visa? Or I need to finish my notice before it can be cancelled? Pls help…. Thanks then is it compulsory again to exit to my country if I got anodather job from freezone / government.

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  201. Murtaza

    Apr 11. 2014

    Hi Deepak. I am working with a Real Estate company from last 3 months. But I am not happy. I am getting a better job with a salary of 6000 aed having a bachelors degree. Is there a ban on me??? And if I will get a job in freezone company still the ban will apply or not?? please help me bro

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 14. 2014

      You may get an automatic labour ban for six months. But this ban wont affect if you get an opportunity to work for freezone

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  202. Marco

    Apr 08. 2014

    I am in an unlimited contract, after I completed my 1 year of service in my company, I am planning to resign. Do I have a ban if I will do that?

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  203. Cha

    Apr 08. 2014

    Dear Deepak,

    I just like to get some ideas about changing a job here in Dubai. Currently, I’m working as a secretary for a private company with an unlimited contract. I started with them on Aug 1, 2012 (19 months) however in the labour contract, it is mentioned as from Sept 2, 2012

    And now, I would like to move to another company, which is a LLP located in TECOM, with the same salary and position, will I be getting a ban for some sort of?

    I appreciate your response at the earliest. Thanks!

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 14. 2014

      The decision regarding ban is taken by the authorities from MOL/immigration

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  204. rajkumar

    Apr 06. 2014

    Dear Mr. Deepak
    My friend visa completed 2 years and renewed before 6 months he want to change another company any ban is there or to be paid any fines pls. suggest me.

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 07. 2014

      If its a limited contract he may face the labour ban for six months.

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  205. Saima

    Apr 06. 2014

    I am a Certified Chartered Accountant (with an attested certificate) working as an Accounts manager for 2 years and have just reneewed my contract for another 2 years (about 1 month back). I wish to quit next month. Can a labor ban be imposed either my MOL or by the current employer?

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  206. Ali

    Apr 02. 2014

    Dear Sir, i have been working with a company fr last 2 and half month now. Today i got offer from one company where salary offered is more then 5000aed plus i have bachelors degree. will i b able to change my jor the ob without any issue? Or the current company will make some issue. Please reply asap. thanks

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  207. premkumar sasi

    Apr 01. 2014

    Dear Deepak,

    iam working in a company in alqoose ind area dubai for the last 6 months. Now i get job offer from Jabel ali freezone company. is there any ban? my current employer will give NOC to me

    Please reply me

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  208. prem

    Apr 01. 2014

    Dear deepak,

    iam working in a company in dubai for the last six months but now the company facing some financial problems now iam in a critical stage may be my job will lose. can i look for another employer ? is there will get ban to me? what i will do?

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  209. Jayakrishnan

    Apr 01. 2014

    I have 6 months probation period , in Engineer designation.
    I want to go immediately to my country, after that i will come back .

    Is there any problem , my work permit will be canceled or not

    my company yet not completed my residence visa procedures

    please help?

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  210. rutch

    Apr 01. 2014

    Dear Mr. Deepak,

    I am still under probationary period in my present company but i am planning to transfer to a new one, however, my contract is limited. Will there be any labour ban imposed to me?

    Or can i transfer anytime?

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 02. 2014

      There is nothing like transfer. You may get an automatic labour ban for six months

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      • Ali

        Apr 02. 2014

        Dear Sir, i have been working with a company fr last 2 and half month now. Today i got offer from one company where salary offered is more then 5000aed plus i have bachelors degree. will i b able to change my jor the ob without any issue? Or the current company will make some issue. Please reply asap. thanks

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  211. tijani Amidu

    Mar 30. 2014

    Thank you for your concern, if I get freezone job or job under gorvenment is it a most for me to cancle my current job before I can start new job in freezone then what’s the different between visa cancle and resign. Thanks

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Apr 01. 2014

      You need to cancel your current visa before you start working other company.

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  212. Sooraj

    Mar 29. 2014

    In my Labor ID card the date of expiry is at 6 November 2013,But in my passport it will complete in 27 December 2013.My visa was cancelled on the 17th of November 2013.

    Is there the possibility of a ban?

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 30. 2014

      if you have completed your contract terms i dont think you will have ban.

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  213. syed

    Mar 29. 2014

    Hi
    This is syed Ali ,

    i am working here in UAE and with the current employer i am working from 10 months and now i want to change my visa with an other employer .

    i have Secondary school certificate which is attested from uae embassy .

    so is this certificate is enough to lift the 6 month ban.

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  214. Abdul Rahman

    Mar 27. 2014

    Good day Mr Deepak,

    kindly assist me as I am working in a company since 7months as I want to change my job , just wanted to confirm if I get a offer in a semi Gov company and the salary would be more than 5k will there be any ban?

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  215. Fathma

    Mar 26. 2014

    Hi Sir, I want to ask if how can you know if you have labor or immigration ban?

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  216. riyas

    Mar 26. 2014

    hai deepak sir,
    i am riyas,i am working in dubai based private company in last
    8 month ,my contract is unlimeted visa
    i am not satisfied in my job .i want to chnage my job this posible .
    i will get any ban pls help me

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 30. 2014

      You may have the chances of getting an automatic labour ban for six months.

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  217. JO

    Mar 25. 2014

    Hi Sir, my visa as house maid had been cancelled on August 2013 then I worked in Cleaning Company for 4months with out visa. my employer just keep on promising every time I asked him. Then I left the Company and still searching for another work. my original passport is still with my boss and he will not give me if I will not pay my balance worth AED 800 for the money that I owed to him.

    I found one company who is willing to process my visa.What shall I do, do i need to pay my penalty or shall i file in court to reduce my penalty.

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 25. 2014

      who is handling your passport now? in the house or cleaning company?

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  218. Harry

    Mar 24. 2014

    Hii Sir, Am completed 10 months with the current employer as senior sales engineer and i want to change my job now, so is there any penalty shall I bear ? Also with month of notice period can I get relaease

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  219. Arun

    Mar 23. 2014

    Hi Sir,
    I am a graphic designer. am working in one private company. its been 8 month only. actually in my contract. salary will be 5000. but for the last 4 month am getting only 3500. when i ask my full salary. manager saying here no more work happening. when more works will coming . then suddenly i will give your full salary. what can i do for this situation ? if i go to other freezone company is there any ban ?

    please help me.

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  220. ss

    Mar 19. 2014

    hello…My company sent me visa while i was in pakistan,they said it is permanent job,when i came here they told me within 10 days that we want more experience person,so we will cancel ur visa,kindly do tell me what should i do and how much time i have here now?

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  221. ariel

    Mar 18. 2014

    dear sir deepak,
    i would like to ask/know if our company license was hold by ministry of labor does it effect everything regarding the cancellation of visa? if im right on my knowledge only the affected one was processing visa for labor and not for the cancellation of any visa which is terminated and resigned thru the company, can you please give me an advice regarding this, because i already resigned on my company due to lack of many things such as super late on giving our salary plus too much working hours working. i was only working for only 7 months in this company and try my luck on other company, please help me to find a good answer on my worried mind thanks and regards/

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 19. 2014

      Sorry I dont have any information about your issue and I am trying to get update. Sorry about that.

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  222. Ali

    Mar 17. 2014

    I Completed 1yr but company told they will give release/transfer.
    is it possible to get release in UAE?

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 19. 2014

      You may get a ban but if your company provides you release or NOC then the concerned authority from MOL will decide whether to extract ban or not

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  223. maya

    Mar 17. 2014

    hi,
    i am on my 8th month of limited contract in a private company as assistant engineer. projects are gone so they need to reduce employers and i am one of them. the company will give me complete release and all the papers i need like NOC. will i have a ban? thank you!

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  224. sn

    Mar 16. 2014

    I am working in a contracting company as engineer and have just completed 8 months.

    I got another offer and so I have decided to resign as I am not feeling comfortable with the working environment in my current company.

    If I resign, will the company put a 1 year ban? The new employer informed me that they can lift the 6 months automatic ban as my salary is above 12,000 aed. Please advice.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Mar 17. 2014

      No company can impose one year ban without any proof. The should have valid document.
      If it is a limited contract and you need to break before the completion , you have the chances of getting one year ban

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  225. tijani Amidu

    Mar 12. 2014

    Have been working for a laundry for 6month and the company is not providing good accomodation, very low salary , No off day, and not thinking of changing my job mayb if I get free zone job is there any banned for me because I wanna work with my qualification am a graduate I have my certificate of merit with me pls advice coz am totally fed up with the job.

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 16. 2014

      if you leave your job now you may get an automatic labour ban. But if you get job in freezone then labour ban wont applicable

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  226. rajkumar

    Mar 11. 2014

    hi
    if the company give me (NOC) latter then i can change my job or not

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  227. Muhammad Zaman

    Mar 11. 2014

    Dear Sir
    I have been working for a private company in Al Barsha Dubai for last 11 months.
    Today I have been terminated stating becoz of unsatisfactory performance!
    Is there any BAN, if I look for another job?
    What are BAN examptions?
    Please suggest,

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  228. ihsan khan

    Mar 11. 2014

    Dear sir i ask one question.
    i am working an insurance company and they tell me that we wil terminate me because of not achieving target.if they give me NOC so it must that i join another company and the salary rules must in this case..i have bachelor degree.please reply

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  229. DeePak

    Mar 10. 2014

    Hi,
    I have been working for a private company in Sharjah Industrial Area for last 6months.
    Today I have been terminated (5days before complition of my 6months & under probation) stating becoz of unsatisfactory performance!
    The contract was LIMITED for 2years.
    Is there any BAN, if I look for another job?
    What are BAN examptions?
    Plz suggest,

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 12. 2014

      Yes there are possibilities of labour ban. Just ask you employer to provide you NOC. Hope this will help you

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  230. DeePak

    Mar 10. 2014

    Hi,
    I have been working for a private company in Sharjah Industrial Area for last 6months.
    Today I have been terminated (5days before complition of my 6months & under probation) stating becoz of unsatisfactory performance!
    Is there any BAN, if I look for another job?
    What are BAN examptions?
    Plz suggest,

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  231. irene

    Mar 10. 2014

    i was issued a working permit and i have decided not to work since the salary is too low can a ban be imposed against me considering that i have not started to work and i am still at my country ?

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Mar 12. 2014

      I dont think they can impose a ban but to join other company they need to cancel your work permit

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  232. rico

    Mar 10. 2014

    I worked for my previous employer since feb of 2009 with dubai visa, after three months they transferred me in abu dhabi as my permanent work assignment, last feb 2013 my employer cancel my dubai visa and gave me abu dhabi visa, now that i left the company to join other company they told me that i have a ban, how can i lift my ban for this circumstances, what are my chances?

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Mar 12. 2014

      I dont think you can lift ban . Only thing you can do is to ask your previous employer to provide you NOC . I hope this will help you. I am not 100% sure.

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  233. Sanu

    Mar 06. 2014

    Hi i have resign after 3 year im working same company but my employer give me 1 year ban because my contract was limited so can i remove the ban if i can then what is the process ….

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  234. a. Jerald

    Mar 06. 2014

    I have got terminated by the company after 6 months due to their financial crisis.do i have chance to get New employment without getting ban or do i need noc from the company.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Mar 09. 2014

      it is better to get a release (NOC) from your current company

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  235. kaid

    Mar 02. 2014

    I am working in company from last 14 months . I want to switch the job becouse comapny is not hiving me leave after finishing 1 year also and not even giving me my lobour contract.
    THey also have my original eductaion certificate which they are not returning me.
    So if I switch the job I will get ban ? Please help me . CAn I go to labour for this ..

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 04. 2014

      There are chances of getting a ban. Think twice before taking any decision.

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  236. muthar

    Mar 01. 2014

    i have completed my 1 yr in company and visa profession is Archive clerk but i have engineering degree so if i am getting engineer visa with salary of 7000dhs from another company. would the ban be imposed on me?

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  237. chohan

    Mar 01. 2014

    basically from 9th Feb 2014 i m woring as an engineer in oil and gas private company, i got job in other company same position but better salary, so can u please help me, in this situation may i change job from on company to other company with out ban? please please help me

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 02. 2014

      It will be depend on the agreement, visa status and company policy.

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      • rico merilles

        Mar 10. 2014

        I worked for my previous employer since feb of 2009 with dubai visa, after three months they transferred me in abu dhabi as my permanent work assignment, last feb 2013 my employer cancel my dubai visa and gave me abu dhabi visa, now that i left the company to join other company they told me that i have a ban, how can i lift my ban for this circumstances, what are my chances?

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  238. Maria Bartonico

    Feb 26. 2014

    Good day,,I’m Maria I’m under Americana Kuwaiti,,I want to resign I’m 8months to work there,,I ask can be ban will allow to paid?ask how much it will be

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  239. ada

    Feb 26. 2014

    I currently working in private company and i am holding limited contract with my company.. Now im turning 1 year this May 9..We are working 9hours per day and our salary is always delayed. My company doesnt give ban to their employees who will resign. Now i am thinking to quit my job even if i haven’t completed my 2 years contract. Do i have ban for this? what are the necessary actions will i take to avoid ban. Please Help

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  240. chel

    Feb 25. 2014

    Hi!
    Good day!

    Now I am holding housemaid visa and i try to apply in one company and im hired.but my problem is i didnt complete my 2 yrs. contract in my current employer.Im holding a bachelors/diploma certificate i just want to know if i transfer to the company the labour will ban me or no?

    Help Please.

    Thank you.

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  241. shahnawaz Alam

    Feb 24. 2014

    Dear sir,
    i m working in Abu dhabi with a private company(kharafi national co.llc) from 07th of April 2013 only ten months finished . and my contract two year,s it will expire on 07-05-2015.
    but now I i got a Government job in sharja (sewa company) and wanna join that company.if I resign/cancel visa for joining that company they will put 6th months ban plz help me.
    best regurd.

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    • Deepak M

      Feb 26. 2014

      If you are joining the Government company ban may not be applicable. Government company issues visa directly from immigration not from MOL.

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  242. Minahil

    Feb 23. 2014

    Hi,
    i am in Abu dhabi on visit visa. A UAE national family told me that if i will teach their son then they will arrange residence visa for me. But my problem is that if i will take residence visa from them then, either i will suffer 6 month ban or not, when i will get a proper job because i am MS. in mathematics.
    please guide me

    thank you

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    • Deepak M

      Feb 24. 2014

      I have no idea. It will depend on the visa which they will offer you.

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  243. waqas

    Feb 22. 2014

    hi sir
    .i m working in sharjah with a private company from 29th of may 2012,and now i get a good offered from another company which is in Dubai free zone so in this condition i will face ban or not?i m diploma holder (3 years) and the new company offered me 5000 dhrms with benffits.plz kindly guide me
    regards

    Read more: http://emiratesdiary.com/jobs-in-uae-2/how-to-avoid-6-months-labour-ban-in-dubai-uae#ixzz2u2HJyjUl

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  244. waqas

    Feb 22. 2014

    hi.i m working in sharjah with a private company from 29th of may 2012,and now i get a good offered from another company which is in Dubai free zone so in this condition i will face ban or not?i m diploma holder (3 years) and the new company offered me 5000 dhrms with benffits.plz kindly guide me

    regards

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    • Deepak M

      Feb 23. 2014

      since your new company is in freezone the labour ban wont apply

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  245. irish

    Feb 21. 2014

    can you help me please i just confuse

    i join in abu dhabi march 23 2012 but my labour contract is march 21 and while my visa will expired on may 19.
    i dont know where im going to follow if i dont want to renew?

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    • Deepak M

      Feb 23. 2014

      If i am not mistaken you need to go as per your joining date and labour contract date. Kindly check with MOL or immigration

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  246. biju

    Feb 19. 2014

    hi i worked in abudhabi for 4 months and i got terminated from work…now i am looking to go back,i know i get 6 months automatic ban,any idea weather this ban can be lifted by paying some money or rather than getting a better job

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  247. Bharath

    Feb 17. 2014

    Dear Deepak,

    I’m a engineering graduate working for a private company since April 2011 . I completed my first contract(limited) which was of 2 yrs on april 2013. Got my 2nd visa stamped again same month which is valid till 2015.. I have a good offer from another company .If i resign now can my company impose a ban on me???? if they do apply a ban is there any ways by which i can avoid it???? The company from which i’ve got a offer is not a free zone company.
    Kindly advise.

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  248. carl

    Feb 17. 2014

    hi, im carl i just want to ask if i decided to resign,,did they pay for me or i have to pay for them for the visa that they pay,,this company is unlimited but i dont want to continue my work i am 1 year and 1month..

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    • Deepak M

      Feb 17. 2014

      Company may ask you to pay the visa fee. However it will be depend on company policy.

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  249. Mary

    Feb 17. 2014

    Dear deepak

    I wrote last month. I discovered something yesterday. Like I told you my probation period ended February 15 th so I’m in the process of applying different jobs here n there. I discovered when I looked at mol website that my contract is two years and limited and my profession is cleaning work registered under my bosses company so am not supposed to work as a babysitter/maid but as a company cleaner. I asked her for my contract ofcourse pretending I hadn’t printed from the site and she got a little worried and nervous. My contract states I should work 8 hrs, 6 days, meaning 48 hours a week with one day off. I work more than that. I am entitled to annual leave also but when I asked her she said it depends. What will it come to now because I am aggressively job hunting right now do I tell her about my rights so she can grant them to me or souls I report her to the labor office, can she ban me If I secure a job elsewhere cause she is the one breaking the law. She is lebanese and last but not least she I discovered is evading taxes by paying tha salary stated in the contract through the exchange and paying me extra( not in the government records) on the side then I sign a paper and it’s quickly taken to the office. What do I do. I know she is rich but the law is the law and we r both foreigners. I am compelled to go forward with this. Help me

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  250. shafeer ali

    Feb 12. 2014

    I got a job in abudhabi and they processed the employement visa but till this date I have not joined nor I have signed any contracts am still in india so they havent stamped visa in my passport.i got another good offer.will there be any problem if the company cancel the visa?

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  251. raj

    Feb 11. 2014

    Hi deepak,
    I am working in dubai visa for the past 3 months and my salary is 4k but I am not at all satisfied with the job. I am still on a probation period.
    however, i got an offer of 6k and wanna join that company.
    I am a commerce graduate.
    If i resign during probation period, do i need to pay for visa costs.
    will i get any kind of ban??

    plz advise

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    • Deepak M

      Feb 13. 2014

      Yes there are chances of getting an automatic labour ban for six months plus you may have to pay the necessary visa cost depends on the company policy

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  252. abid

    Feb 09. 2014

    i have completed my 1 yr in company and visa profession is office clerk but i have engineering degree so if i am getting engineer visa from anather company would the ban be imposed on me?

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Feb 11. 2014

      Since your visa is office clerk you may have the chances of getting an automatic labour ban.

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 30. 2014

      you may get an automatic six months labour ban

      Reply to this comment
  253. Raymond

    Feb 02. 2014

    Dear Friends

    Please help me understand that if any of the employers want to terminate employee why should employee get the ban, it seems unfair.

    And also if employee wants to work for bigger organisation on same salary package why cant they do it whats the big deal. employer will be paying for the visa and ministry of labor is getting their fee.

    And what if someone cant go back to there country its seems really bad employers can get away and employee have ban on them.

    thank you

    Best regards
    Raymond Louis

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    • Deepak M

      Feb 03. 2014

      If the employer terminates the employee without a proper reason then employer should atleast give NOC or release to the employee to work for other company. For other queries you can check with MOL.

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  254. sany

    Jan 28. 2014

    Hi, I have unlimited contract, working under husband visa from 15 months. I am planning to change my job now, can I get ban if I change the job?

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    • Deepak M

      Feb 02. 2014

      I dont think you will get ban but I am not sure. It is better to check with the immigration.

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  255. Mary

    Jan 26. 2014

    And last but not least am working on a free zone

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  256. Mary

    Jan 26. 2014

    Dear Sir/ Madam,

    I have been working as a nanny for the last five months. February 15th will be my sixth month that means my probation period will be over. I am looking forward to getting a new job, to be precise, one that pays over 5000 dirhams could I be banned. I have a higher diploma from England., speak French and Spanish. And are recruitment agents in the Middle East reliable?

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  257. romy

    Jan 24. 2014

    i am raman. I want to know that can i change my current job without any six months ban…. I am graduate deggre holder. M not happy with my work and salary…

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  258. rchrd

    Jan 21. 2014

    I want to know about my unlimited contract wt my company, yearly renewal policy, im already at 7th month serving my company, what if I got my 1yr contract nt to pursue for another and quit, do I face my 6 mos ban here in dubai?

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Jan 23. 2014

      Yes there are chances of getting an automatic six months labour ban but it will be depends on case

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  259. Mark Anthony Francisco

    Jan 18. 2014

    Dear Mam\ Sir,

    Just wanna ask if i am terminated and by my employer and it’s against my will without my 2 years contract is it possible to find a new job for me.

    Thank You

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  260. Yunus Saleem

    Jan 18. 2014

    I newly joined in a company where the work culture is not as expected and I don’t have any interest to work with this company. I have signed a contract for 3 yrs and the first 6 months would be my probation period. I started my employment 10 days ago and this is my first job in UAE. Please let me know, what are my options to leave this company? Kindly help!

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    • Deepak M

      Jan 19. 2014

      If you are not satisfied with the company you can leave the job but make sure your visa is not stamped and you have not signed any labour contract. If it’s done already then you may have the chances of getting an automatic labour ban for six months. Company may also ask you to pay the visa charges.

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  261. hannoon

    Jan 15. 2014

    can you help me,

    i am on unlimited contract. i started june 22-july16 2013 (i went for exit) resumed work on aug28 2014. but on my residence visa. the issue date is september 19.

    what will be my first day?

    until now i dont have a copy of my labor contract and labor card?
    i want to resign to my current job because a freezone here in dubai will hire me.

    what do i need to do?
    shall i submit a resignation letter as 30mos notice? or no need?
    do i need to pay any penalties?
    shall i face any labor ban?

    what if my boss ignores my resignation letter?

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  262. dany

    Jan 08. 2014

    Dear Sir,

    I am on an unlimited contract since 2 years and my employer wanna change it to limited,
    What would be my end of service calculation when I finish the new 2 years limited contract,
    Please advise,

    Thank you

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  263. marc

    Jan 07. 2014

    sir i have been working for 5 days started last December 24, 2013, i have not signed a contract and i have not been undergo any medical examination but on the afternoon of december 30, 2013 when they give me a contract i found out in the contract that the salary is lower than what we have agreed and 48 working hours is stated in the contract but the actual work done is 60 hours and also stated in the contract an annual leave of 30 days with pay but when i ask the HR manager and my co worker they said that it will happen only after 2 years, so early morning of December 31, 2013 i humbly ask the PRO to hold the processing of my employment documents an the Finance manager told me to go home and think if i will continue or not. Sir i dont want to continue and an i want find another job and the company ask me to pay 2,600 AED its a big amount of money for me sir. Sir i want to know if i can have a labor ban even if a have not undergone medical examinations and what should i do to lift the ban? Thank you and i hope that any one can advice me what to do.

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  264. satish

    Jan 04. 2014

    Hi i had changed my company with in uae and i had signed my agreement with that company and the same company had started a new company and they issued me the vissa from the new company due to some reasons the visa for that company has blocked and i got work permit and that too had expired and my old visa was expired 3 month back can i change to another company

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  265. Tin

    Jan 02. 2014

    Sir I hope you can answer my question: i am on a limited contract and still under probation period, I want to resign but my company told me they can put a one year ban for me. is one year ban applicable even during probation period? I am so confused right now. Thanks!

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  266. subash

    Jan 01. 2014

    hi sir Deepak

    I have complete my 2 years contract in my company and my owner having different company so he apply my visa in his other company with new offer later. now its been 1 month and half still I am working with them. but I have got new offer from other company salary is 5000 above so I just want to know do I have band and if no or yes how much I have to pay for my current company. please help me out with this

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    • Deepak M

      Jan 13. 2014

      Since you have new visa there is a chance of getting labour ban. Normally the compensation would be 45 days salary.

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  267. shahad

    Dec 29. 2013

    hello,
    i am shahad i was resigned in my probation periode ,now i am not completed 6 month probation periode . any problems to apply a new job visa

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  268. Suraj

    Dec 25. 2013

    Dear Mr.deepak,
    Iam working as a unitmanger in medical centre in my visa designation is office clerk, iam a mba graduate getting a salary of 5500dhs. The issue is i have aprobation period of six months they said me to resign after working 3months in the company due to there is no suitable position for me to work. The company hr said they will provide me with noc, now i got a new job with 4500dhs package.
    Pls kindly advice me wheather i get ban automatically? Or i can work with other company.

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  269. RajaMohammed Sulaiman

    Dec 23. 2013

    Hi,

    Greetings.Am working in a tailoring accs trdg shop which am joined in aug 2013 with less salary AED 1200 the recruit me as an accountant unofficially but as per agreement they mentioned as SALES Am a graduate if i need to change means ban will applicable for me r not coz now am in search of new job.Kindly clarify me

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  270. Sunil kumar

    Dec 22. 2013

    Very thankful to give proper guidance for labor guidance provided…

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  271. dipika

    Dec 21. 2013

    My husband was working with the company nd they said him to find a new job after 10 month. For them he left his previous company. Will u plz,suggest how to overcome this problem. And he is an MBA but only 12th educational certificate is attached with visa. Plzzz mr. Deepak reply soon

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  272. MARIBEL

    Dec 21. 2013

    hi I am under unlimited contract and i have been work in the private company for 8mos and they are planning to terminate me and i think they will also give me NOC. do i still have a ban? please help.because when i called MOL they told me that they will still banned me as this is the rules even i have NOC and also as i read in the above its says there that
    “Traditionally, the Ministry of Labour can automatically impose a ban when an employer terminates an unlimited labour contract before completing one year of service.”

    Read more: http://emiratesdiary.com/jobs-in-uae-2/how-to-avoid-6-months-labour-ban-in-dubai-uae#ixzz2o6lrwh00

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    • World Peace

      Jan 08. 2014

      Ban can be lifted, however, if your new employer offers the you a better position than the existing one and a salary that suits your qualification, according to a scale set by the ministry.

      The minimum salary in a new position is Dh5,000 for high school diploma holders, Dh7,000 for post-secondary school diploma holders, and Dh12,000 for Bachelor degree holders.

      No fee will be imposed for lifting the labour ban when these conditions are met, according to a senior administrator at the ministry.

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  273. sanjina

    Dec 19. 2013

    I have been working for more than five years in a company but they cancel my visa and changed the sponcer on last February. Now I get I job ie in December . In new visa I have been in that company for 9 . Months. My previous salary is 8000 and new job offer 11000. I got noc from that compamy.do I get ban? If so can I lift the ban

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  274. Mheng

    Dec 19. 2013

    Hi Mr. Deepak,

    I have worked in a company for one year and one month. They cancelled me last August and I went back to my home Country first week of September. Now, Im here again on visit visa. They said I have automatic 6 months ban. Will that ban still applicable even if I get NOC from my previous company?

    Thanks a lot for the info.

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  275. rao

    Dec 19. 2013

    hi,
    I have a unlimited contract from feb2012.i resigned on 10.12.13.my visa valid upto feb 2014.i gave one month notice asking employer to relieve me on 09.01.2014.but no one is responding.parallely handing over reports were done and send thru email.please advise how to proceed.i got a new job which is to be joined by 20th jan

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  276. Janeef

    Dec 19. 2013

    Is it possible to BAN[one year] me even after cancelling my visa and labor card???

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  277. waqar

    Dec 17. 2013

    My company just hired me as an accountant and when i joined the company i came to know that,, they are not paying salaries for the last 4 months…. and now they are not mine aswell ….I left my previous job for them…. i am trapped…what should i do……. Actually they do pay september salary in november nut like 500 dh then 300 dh then 1000 then 1500…….they still have gimme my salary how can i ovoide ban and move forward plz help

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  278. Jenny

    Dec 17. 2013

    Hi. My husband has an unlimited contract and working for 11 months in the company. He’s planning to resign and his visa will be transferred as wife’s visa while searching for a new job. Is there any problem in transferring of his visa coz of 6 months ban? If he get a new job in freezone, the ban will be lifted. Please advice

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    • Deepak M

      Dec 19. 2013

      If you are planning to sponsor your husband the automatic six months ban still apply. But in case If He get job in freezone Then the six months ban won’t be applicable.

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  279. maryann

    Dec 12. 2013

    Hi Mr. Deepak,

    I just want to ask if I can still get a ban if my visa get cancelled after renewal? I already completed the 3 years contract which was issued last 2009 and renewed last 2012 for another 2 years?

    Thanks

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Dec 16. 2013

      You may have the chances of getting ban but it will be depends on case.

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  280. maryann

    Dec 12. 2013

    Hi Mr. Deepak,

    I had completed my 3 years contract – unlimited (issued 2009 and renewed last 2012 for another 2 years) and I want to resign from my company this year 2013, do I still have a ban in case my visa get cancelled as it is only a renewal?
    Please advice.

    thanks

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  281. Roomana Raheel

    Dec 11. 2013

    I was working for a company due to redundancy i have been terminated I have a labour ban the company is agreed to provide me the NOC will the ban gets uplifted..?

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    • Deepak M

      Dec 16. 2013

      Yes if your company provides you NOC you can join other company.

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  282. allan

    Dec 11. 2013

    hello… my contract with my employer was a waiter. but he force me to do cooking, barista, cashier and ordering stock from our supplier. this was hapening for already 10mos. how to deal with this problem

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Dec 16. 2013

      If you are not satisfied with the work atmosphere and feels that you are been cheated you can address this issue to MOL.

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  283. Navjoth singh

    Dec 10. 2013

    Deepak Sir Ji,

    greetings to you, ji. I presently work in jebal ali free zone for 10 years and i am willing to join a competitor in another free zone . Wil i get banned ? And is there any legal procedures to join in another free zone. kindly please help he sir. Thank you
    Navjoth singh

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  284. zosima gabero

    Dec 10. 2013

    i am working with my employeer for 22 months and 24 days and suddenly she terminates me because I don’t want to renew my contract in her company.can I have a ban for this case?

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Dec 12. 2013

      To avoid ban you need to complete the contract terms or if you are terminated then company should give you a release

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  285. Hshee

    Dec 09. 2013

    Hi Sir Deepak,

    how can i check online if i have ban? and our employer terminate us because of the closure of her business in the mall. She told us to find a suitable job cos she is no longer interested to get a new shop but our employer is not closing her trade licence cos she is interested to work alone, we are new company and running for 5 months only in the mall… Do u think we can get a ban? we are three people. our employer is very nice person..

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Dec 09. 2013

      You cannot check online if you have a ban or not. Only authorized person can check.
      If she gives you NOC then you can try for other job

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  286. prokopyopepay

    Dec 09. 2013

    Hi, I have an unlimited contract and I finished 10 months. the company is terminating me. do I have a ban eventhough I think they can give me NOC? How long is the life of NOC just in case I will not get a new job right away? thank you.

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  287. prokopyo

    Dec 09. 2013

    hi. I have a unlimited contract and I am working for 10 months now. My company is Terminating my contract. do I have a ban? I think they can issue me NOC.. how long is the effectivity of NOC just in case I will not yet get a new employer right away? thank you

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    • Deepak M

      Dec 09. 2013

      If they provide you NOC then ban wont be applicable. There is no validity for NOC.

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  288. anna

    Dec 08. 2013

    Dear Sir,

    I am staying here on husband visa.If i am work with a freezone company then can i change my husband sponsorship to freezone visa or i have to apply for new visa?

    Kindly reply

    Thanks

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    • Deepak M

      Dec 09. 2013

      Yes you can change your sponsorship visa to freezone visa. But you need to cancel first your existing visa then apply for new visa.

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  289. Serapio L. Ranises, jr.

    Dec 07. 2013

    dear mr. deepak,

    i am working with my present company for only 4 months now (hired from my country). another company wants to hire me, shall i be slapped with 6 months labour ban, if i will do this?

    please advice, thank you.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Dec 09. 2013

      yes there are chances of getting an automatic labour ban for six months. But if your current company provides you NOC or release you can avoid ban.

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  290. safeena

    Dec 06. 2013

    hi deepak,i working on unlimited contract agreement,now i completed 1 year service with this firm, now i getting good offer from a freezone company.if i resign this job,can i meet any 6 month ban? im higher diploma holder.pls rply me.should show any reason in my current company for cancellation of visa.

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    • Deepak M

      Dec 09. 2013

      If you are getting an offer from freezone then ban wont be applicable. You need to give proper reason for the existing company for the smooth cancellation

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  291. kristina

    Dec 05. 2013

    Hi mr deepak, how are you? i have 6 months labour ban, i resign to my previous company and im joining for new company, i go to labour to lift my ban and today i finished submitting my documents such as NOC from my previous employer, and they tell me they will call me after 1 week to 2 weeks, do you have idea if what i need todo when they call me? do i need to pay or what do you think i will face when they call me and it will take long time?

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  292. MAC

    Dec 05. 2013

    Is the provision under Labour and Immigration similar in nature specifically in providing “working ban” under which one’s contract is not completed for two years? Further, there are some companies who only provide immigration visa to their employees e.g. hospitality career fields.

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    • Deepak M

      Dec 09. 2013

      Some companies they issue visa directly from Immigration (specially government companies and freezone) Not from MOL.

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  293. Champagne

    Dec 05. 2013

    Hi Deepak,

    I am working in my company now for 2 months and i found a new company who is willing to employ me and give me a better salary compare to what i am having right now. Are there any possibilites for me to move to a new company? Will i get a ban even if i am under probationary period?

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  294. amy samante

    Dec 05. 2013

    Hi Sir,

    I got terminated with my ex sponsor, now i already new company they offer me 5000 aed salary every month. While we are applying my visa the system defined that i still have 6months ban even they offer me 5000 salary. Why I’m still have ban even I applied my new visa with the commit salary to lift my ban.

    Please help me.! Thanks

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    • Deepak M

      Dec 09. 2013

      If your company terminated you must have got the NOC or release which will you help you avoid ban.

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  295. wasim

    Dec 04. 2013

    Hello Sir,

    I am working as an sales executive in a company for a salary of 6000. I am still in probation period and my contract is unlimited.
    this is my first job in Dubai.
    I have been offered by a company for the engineer position(as I am a engineer) the offer being 9000.
    If I resign from my current employer, what are the chances of the ban imposed on me?
    If ban is imposed, is there any way to remove it?
    Please guide

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    • Deepak M

      Dec 05. 2013

      Since you are not completing your contract you may have the chances of getting ban . If your current employer gives you noc then you can avoid ban. For further details you can check with immigration.

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  296. Sahid

    Dec 03. 2013

    Hi Sir,
    I have been working in a private company for 12 months and now the company licence expired and they are close the shop but they are sale trade licence thats way he want im work with new owner but i find other good job. I just want to know whether I can get the ban for 6 months or not if i cancel my visa. Kindly reply.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Dec 05. 2013

      In this case your company should give you a release or NOC so that you can avoid ban and join other company without any problem.

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      • maricel

        Dec 05. 2013

        hi sir’im finished 1 year in first company and now i have new company salary 4000 its possible my ban they remove.and how remove ban 6 months,tnx

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        • Deepak M

          Dec 09. 2013

          Yes you may have the chances of getting an automatic labour ban. You can avoid only if your present company provides you NOC.

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  297. Binil

    Dec 03. 2013

    hi sir,

    I’ am a mechanical degree holder working under unlimited period in hamriyah freezone, Sharjah. I have completed 2 years and 10 months of my visa period ( 2 more months to expire). I got a job offer in a company in jebel ali freezone with a very better package. My notice period is 1 month as per hamriyah contract. After giving my resignation, they are not accepting it. They say that I should work for 3 more months. I however did not agree to this. I have to join the new company within a months time. But they are not accepting nor cancelling the visa. Can they make me work or 3 more months in any legal way ? What should I do now?

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    • Deepak M

      Dec 05. 2013

      You can address this issue to the freezone authority. You have to serve the notice period as mentioned in your agreement

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  298. ABHILASHALEXANDER

    Dec 02. 2013

    Dear sir,

    I am working on company on last 1yr & 1 month with unlimited contract (my probation period is over).I got Job ofter with salary around 4500 AED from another company.I completed my higher secondary education.can i release from ban if I resigned from current company?

    please reply me as early as possible.

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    • Deepak M

      Dec 03. 2013

      If your current employer provides you NOC then you can join other company

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  299. Mohan

    Nov 30. 2013

    I’m a degree holder and given a position as sales executive. mine is an unlimited contract and my present salary is 4000 and completed 1 year and 3 months in present company. i got a very good offer from a company and the salary offered is 9000. Is it possible to avoid 6 months automatic ban so that i can join new company?

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    • Deepak M

      Dec 03. 2013

      If your present company gives you release or NOC then you can join other company.

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  300. BAIJU

    Nov 30. 2013

    I’m a commerce degree holder, joined in a company (Sharjah Visa) -before 3 months with a salary of Dh. 5500/-, I’m not satisfied with the job….can i seek another job….is there any chance for a labor ban. If so, how can I lift the ban….Kindly give me reply

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    • Deepak M

      Dec 03. 2013

      Yes you may have the chances of getting labour ban. To avoid you need to complete the contract period.

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  301. IM

    Nov 28. 2013

    Dear Sir,

    We are a limited company.I finished my 2 yrs contract and now i renewed..I am a bachelor degree holder..I didnt signed any paper from them.If ever i want to resign, do you think they will impose a ban?how many months?My salary is 1,500 basic and 1,100 for housing and transpo allowance..There is an offer from other company where i want to join this time, they are offering 3,500 (housing and transpo inclusive).Do you think i can lift my ban with that amount?Thank u.Hoping for your reply.Have a nice day always.

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    • Deepak M

      Dec 03. 2013

      since you have renewed the contract you may have the chances of getting labour ban plus you may have to pay 45 days compensation to the company.

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  302. Janeef

    Nov 27. 2013

    Dear Deepak,
    I joined my company in 2011 January under two year limited contract [Professional visa].upon the completion of the contract my labor contract was renewed by current employer in 2013.But i never signed in any of the contract documents.Now i given the resignation with one month notice period on November 2013.But my current employer saying that they will impose a one year ban on me and will not give any gratuity.Also they told me to give compensation to the company for 45 days.
    Recently,I got a offer from new company with 12000 salary and family accommodation.
    I want to know whether my company has rights to impose one year ban on me and if they are banning is there any chance to lift this ban ?

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    • Deepak M

      Dec 02. 2013

      If you have not signed any contract how can the company renewed your labour contract?
      If it is renewed already you may have the chances of getting ban . Plus you need to pay 45 days compensation to the company.

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  303. Ayesha

    Nov 27. 2013

    I am working for 2 months in a company in ajman and now I am getting married but I do not need to work anymore. My husband can sponsor me and give me the residence visa as his wife. I do not care about a labor ban for 6 months as I do not need to work but is there any way they may issue a immigration ban where I cant even live here with my husband?

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  304. Maria

    Nov 27. 2013

    Dear Deepak,
    Can a 12 month ban be lifted?
    Thank you very much

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  305. Maria

    Nov 27. 2013

    Dear Deepak,
    Can a 12 month banned be lifted?
    Kinf regards, thank you

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  306. lupin

    Nov 27. 2013

    hi sir,

    even if i finish my probation period in this company and work in a freezone a’m i still going to be ban and a’m i going to pay the company for processing my visa before?

    thank you in advance sir…

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Dec 02. 2013

      if you are working in freezone there wont be a labour ban but they can impose you one year immigration ban (depends on case). about visa cost it is depend on company policy.

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  307. Asghar Ali

    Nov 26. 2013

    Dear Sir,

    I hold a master degree in Finance(MBA), i m currently working in a limited company from last 16 months, now i find a new job of 4000 AED salary with offer letter , and my current salary is 2700 AED, can i do work in new company after cancellation of existing visa? the ban will be impose on me or not?, please replay me as soon as possible.

    thanks

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Dec 02. 2013

      Yes since you are on limited contract you need to complete your contract. You may get ban.

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  308. Asik Ahamed

    Nov 26. 2013

    I am working as a civil engineer in a private company in dubai for 1 year and my contract is for 2 years. I have been offered a job at ADNOC which is a government oil company in Abu Dhabi. If I terminate my contract will I get any ban ???? Or is there any problem if my present company imposes a 1 year ban . Will i be able to enter into UAE with my new visa ????

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    • Deepak M

      Dec 02. 2013

      If there is any automatic labour ban from ministry of labour i dont think there is any problem. I think ADNOC is a government company and visa will be directly from immigration
      If they impose one year ban from immigration then yes you wont be able to enter UAE

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  309. Archana

    Nov 26. 2013

    Hi Deepak
    My name is Archana and i was working in a nursery as a Nursery supervisor and mine is an unlimited contract and i got a very good offer in corporate as my background was that, so resigned my job .I am a graduate and my salary package is 7500/ i resigned after 1 year of my service will i still get a ban or is there any exemption because i was working in a nursery.

    please suggest.

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    • Deepak M

      Nov 26. 2013

      There may be chances of getting an automatic labour ban. But please clarify with immigration.

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  310. KissingerA

    Nov 24. 2013

    Hi, I wanted to clarify,If a person has already exited dubai after Labour and visa cancellation and comes back on a new Employment Visa, can the old employer still issue a ban

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Nov 25. 2013

      Once the new visa is issued the old employer cannot impose a ban. But he has to check whether he has already labour ban or not

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  311. Kay Kay

    Nov 23. 2013

    Hi Sir,

    I have been working in a private company for 14 months and now a days the company business is going down and my boss is going to remove some staff including me. I just want to know whether I can get the ban for 6 months or not. Kindly reply.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Nov 25. 2013

      In this case company should give you a release or NOC to avoid ban

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  312. lupin

    Nov 23. 2013

    hi sir

    I’m a degree holder and given a position as a storekeeper but the salary is not appropriate with my work and only working here for 5months now and i want to look for other job in freezone. if i do this a’m i getting a ban?

    hoping for your reply tnx…

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  313. angge

    Nov 22. 2013

    Hi, i just started working here in dubai. They got me visa and i will exit next week to oman and come back. After 1 month can i cancel my job and is it possible that i will ttansfer to hongkong to work without going home to the philippines?

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  314. imran

    Nov 22. 2013

    I started job in sept 2013 with salary of aed.6000 per month. I am currently having 6 months probation period in company registered in sharjah. I am MBA n found another job in dubai with salary of aed.13000 per months? Please advise will there be any ban if I resign from current job.
    Please response. Thank you.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Nov 24. 2013

      considering your degree and salary you may not get ban…but better to seek advise from MOL or immigrationز

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  315. Shiny

    Nov 22. 2013

    Hi Sir,

    I am shiny working here as a web developer. I came to abudhabi on employment visa in oct 2013. Now I m getting lots of calls on jobs .I m getting 10k aed per month. now I m getting offers for more than 15k aed per month. my company is located in abudhabi masdar ecity. I guess its a free zone. but not sure. I hold masters degree. i signed a contract for 1 yr and my probationary period would be 1 month. If i complete 1 month of probationary period of my company and leave job, will my visa still be banned?

    awaiting your valuable reply .

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    • Deepak M

      Nov 24. 2013

      I am not sure whether masdar city is under free zone or not.
      You may have the chances of getting ban….but better to seek advice from immigration.

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  316. Kannangara

    Nov 22. 2013

    Dear Sir,

    Currently I am working in a Company on last 5 months and I am on a Probation Period with 6 months. Now I got a Good Offer from JLT Free-zone Company I am ready to Move on to that company. I have few Questions to be cleared.

    -Do I get a Ban when I am on a Probation Period and will it be bad impact on my profile on MOL.
    -Normally How long will it take to complete the visa cancellation process?
    -My Notice period is 2 months as per my Company Agreement. But I don’t have that much time and need to leave within 3 weeks period of time.
    -On JLT Free-zone Company Agreement they didn’t mention my Annual Leave or Vacation Process. If it is not will it be according to UAE Labour Law or any other scenario ?

    Please Clarify these matters for me. I am confused with these labour laws.

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    • Deepak M

      Nov 24. 2013

      -Since your new company is in freezone MOL ban wont applicable
      -Normally it take 2-3 working days to complete the cancellation procedure
      Since you were on probation you can leave the company by giving one day notice. Notice period wont applicable during probation
      -It is better to discuss with your new employer about your annual leave and vacation process at the beginning

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  317. Saji S

    Nov 22. 2013

    I am working as Marketing Manager in Trading company in Dubai, on limited contract (salary shown AED 5000) completed 18 months.

    Now,I got a offer from a company in Ajman, they will provide a Appointment letter with Salary AED 8000, but will show salary in labour contact AED 5000.only.

    In this case kindly advice how can I get Automatic waved. where I have to apply.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Nov 24. 2013

      I dont think you will get ban since you are carrying visa as Marketing manager….but please check with the immigration.

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  318. marigold

    Nov 22. 2013

    Dear Deepak,

    Good day! I just want to ask you if my company can give me labour ban. I started my contract November 30, 2011 and it will be finish on November 29, 2013 (limited contract) I gave already my notice last October 29, 2013 I mentioned in my letter that I will not renew my contract so on November 29 that’s will be my last day. Do you think that my company can give me a labour ban even I finished my 2 years contract? I hope to hear from you soon.

    Thank’s,

    Marigold

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  319. marigold

    Nov 22. 2013

    if i finish 2 years contract do i have a ban?
    my contract is limited

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  320. Name (required)

    Nov 22. 2013

    if i finish 2years contract do i have a ban?

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  321. marigold

    Nov 22. 2013

    good day! I just want to ask if my company can give me a labor ban, i started my contract November 30, 2011 and it will be finish on November 29, 2013 my contract is limited. I give them my notice last October 29, 2013 that i will not renew my contract so november 29, 2013 will be my last duty but they took my labour card and emirates id, do you think they can give me ban even i finish my 2 years contract? kindly help me on this please. thanks.

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    • Deepak M

      Nov 24. 2013

      Since you are completing your contract period i dont think they will impose any ban on you.

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  322. Jayson J

    Nov 21. 2013

    Hi Sir,
    I work in hotel resort in fujairah and i have completed 13 months out of my 24 months. the issue is that the company gave me an immigration visa and am graduate in software engineering and i also have a Cabin Crew license issued by NCAA. i want to know if they can still enforce a ban on me because i have received a better offer from another company. kindly advise me.

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  323. john

    Nov 21. 2013

    hi,

    i am working in restaurant and i am not receiving my salary on time .but i have completed 7 moths in this company .i am on limited contract can you suggest me how to leave the job from here .

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Nov 24. 2013

      If you are not receiving your salary on time you can address this issue to MOL.

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  324. Praveen Reddy

    Nov 20. 2013

    Hi Deepak,
    i have a problem that i came to dubai may 2013 in a cleaning company. its limited contract.they are paying 800 dhrms for month.so now i completed my six months. actually am a graduate from(Btech)from india.so now one company offering me for 4000 salary .so there is any ban if i left the present company.how to overcome the ban..please suggest me.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Nov 21. 2013

      You need to wait till six months to finish your automatic labour ban. Or you need to find a job in freezone.

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      • Praveen reddy

        Nov 21. 2013

        already i complete my 6 months here..i got job in llc only.the present company will do any immigration ban to me…

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    • Deepak M

      Nov 24. 2013

      It will be depend on your company policy.

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  325. Sanju

    Nov 18. 2013

    Hi Deepak,

    I have a 2 years visa with a company and the visa expires next month.Also I have been offered a new job in another company.However the salary increase is only AED500.I am an engineering graduate.However my new salary is less than 12000.

    A few queries:

    In case if i resign from present company before the visa expiry which is end of next month, will there be a ban?
    Also once I join the new company , if I change jobs again before completing 1 year, then will there be a ban? (even if salary is above 12000)

    Expecting your kind reply

    Thanks
    Sanju

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    • Deepak M

      Nov 21. 2013

      Yes if you are not completing your contract you may have the chances of getting ban
      It depends on the contract (limited or unlimited)
      for more details please seek advise from MOL.

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  326. amiga

    Nov 18. 2013

    Hi Sir,

    I am under my husbands visa. My company just applied my labor card last month, If I apply transfer to another company. Do you think there will be a problem. I found a better job and higher position in another company. I have also Bachelor degree and above 12,000 is the salary.

    Thanks for your help

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    • Deepak M

      Nov 21. 2013

      I am not sure…it depends on the contract. Better to seek advise from MOL

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  327. Preman

    Nov 16. 2013

    Dear Deepak,

    I am going to change my job and , my labor card has been renewed in Oct-13, but visa is not renewed. My visa has expired on 02.11.2013 and now on grace period.I have completed 5 Years with this company and now resigned and waiting for cancellation.Please let me know if the ministry will impose any ban as my labor card and limited contract has been renewed(without my signature) for another 2 years.

    Thanks
    Preman.P

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    • Deepak M

      Nov 18. 2013

      How can the company renewed your labour contract without your signature?
      But if it is renewed you may have the chances of getting labour ban but i am not sure this case. Better to take advise from MOL

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  328. angela

    Nov 15. 2013

    hi sir,
    I just wanna ask if i still have a ban because i did not finished my 2yrs contract..i worked in a restaurant april 2011 and took my emergency vacation last march of 2012 and didnt came back..do i still have a ban ?thank you

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Nov 18. 2013

      In this case company might have put you under absconded list as you have left the country without cancelling your visa.

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  329. Prashant

    Nov 14. 2013

    Dear Sir,
    I am working with one of the trading company in FZE Dubai, I have completed 1 year in here and i have 7000 AED salary, now i got good position with 13000 AED as per my qualification, so can they banned me ? because company will not released to any one before contract completion. so please advice how can i handle this situation.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Nov 18. 2013

      If you are in freezone you will not have ban from MOL but company may puts immigration ban for one year without completing your contract.

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  330. ahmad

    Nov 14. 2013

    Hi Sir
    I m a cardiology technician I work for a private hospital I already signed an agreement of two years but I want to move to another part private hospital my salary current is 13 k and new offers me 18k so can I leave my current employer .Thanks

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Nov 18. 2013

      If you have signed a limited contract for two years then you may have the chances of getting ban. Please take necessary advice from your current plus new PRO.

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  331. taha

    Nov 14. 2013

    Dear Deepak

    my company terminated my job .i was working as Hr Executive on leather clothes sales Visa .my MBA degree is attested .please confirm me if there is ban what are the condition to uplift the ban

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Nov 18. 2013

      If you are terminated then company should give you a release or NOC. If you have an attested degree and salary (new salary) as per MOL slab you can avoid ban.

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  332. ravi

    Nov 14. 2013

    Dear Sir,
    I am currently working in a Dubai trading company, with a Dubai Residential Visa,
    VISA status is Residentail Administrative visa.
    Probation period is 6 month from date of joining that is 7th Oct,2013 to 6th March 2014
    Contract period: 2 years.
    Visa Validity from 6th Oct,2013 to 5th Oct,2015.
    Date of arrival in Dubai is 6th Oct,2013.
    being totally disappointed about my future.
    I want to resign and find another job either in Free Zone or Dubai or any Emirate.
    I am Diploma holder

    My question is if I resign from here, what circumstances do I need to face?

    1) Can I eligible to work in Jabel Ali free zone area?Do I need NOC?

    2) If get a job in Dubai, Do I need NOC?

    3) Do I need to exit?

    I really need to know these things, appreciate if I get a quick heal for my wounds,

    Thanks!

    Regards,

    Ravi

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  333. zayed

    Nov 14. 2013

    If someone is in the absconding list and cannot work in uae anymore, can that person get other visa. can husband/ wife sponsor that person for residence visa?

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Nov 14. 2013

      No you cannot apply any visa for the person who is already absconded. His name will appear in the immigration system.

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  334. Amal

    Nov 06. 2013

    Dear Sir,
    I am working on a Company on last 5 months (Still on Probation) With Unlimited Contract. I found a New job in a Company (Not a FZ) New Company Salary is above than 5000AED. As well I am a Diploma Holder. Can I release from the ban if I resigned from current company ?

    Reply to this comment
    • Amal

      Nov 07. 2013

      Sir, I am waiting for your response !!! I am in a Terrible Position !!!

      Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Nov 08. 2013

      I am not sure. Please check with your new company what they are saying. They should have a clear picture about the situation before they hire you.

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  335. raj

    Nov 05. 2013

    im a nurse in the Philippines but Im currently working as customer service here in Dubai international airport and my salary isonly 1500 aed. my question is if I can get a job in the hospital (NURSE) am I still candidate for ban?

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    • Deepak M

      Nov 06. 2013

      If your visa issued from MOL then there will be automatic labour ban for six months.

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  336. zam

    Oct 29. 2013

    Dear sir,

    my employer file a absconding case(fake) against me .he issue my labour card and visa with out my sign and consent .he set my salary himself and put my fake sign in contract .i work for him 3 month 2 month in another visa one month on his visa .when i ask about 3 month salary dues and about contract he terminate me and file absconding case . i didnot sign any contract with him .i want to know that i will get a ban or not for work here ,im a diploma holder

    thank you

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  337. zam

    Oct 29. 2013

    hi sir ,

    my current employer put me in a fake absconding case i work only one month in his visa .the labour contract he set my salary and put my fake sign with out my consent and approved labour card and visa .
    he was holding my labour card and passport when i ask about this he
    terminate me and file absconding after hearing from labour court now they transfered to civil .i want to know in this case i can get a ban or not .im a degree holder .i didnt any working contract with him kindly request for ur reply ..thx

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    • Deepak M

      Oct 30. 2013

      If you are in absconding list you cannot work in here any more. You have got your case in court.

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  338. sami

    Oct 29. 2013

    dear deepak
    i am working with a private company as a engineer and i am getting 15000 dhm salary. I have completed 1.5 years with this employer. Now i have a very good offer from Government oil company and they have offered me 25000 salary. They got my all security clearance stuff.
    My question is whether i can switch my job with out any visa complications?

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    • Deepak M

      Oct 30. 2013

      I think yes since it is government company and you are an engineer you can switch your job without any visa complications.

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  339. prasad

    Oct 29. 2013

    I have been working for 6 years as a labor for my current employer, the company is delaying my salary since 5 months therefore I decided to resign my job and move to my home country , is it possible I will come back to Dubai with new employment visa after 2 months, without facing 6 months ban ..?

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Oct 30. 2013

      six months labour ban is automatic. If you get a release from your old company then you can avoid ban.

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  340. Alice Ducha

    Oct 29. 2013

    Hi Deepak,

    I’m currently working for 9 months with limited contract in my company but i’m planning to change my visa to husband visa. Is there any ban to serve? Please advise.Thanks!

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Oct 30. 2013

      Since you have your labour card you may have the chances of getting labour ban.

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  341. Rose

    Oct 28. 2013

    Hi Deepak,

    I had come on an employment entry visa (L.L.C), but worked there only for 3 months, and after resigning, my visa was cancelled in August,2013. Once back in India, I got another offer from a L.L.C, and they have issued my tourist visa so that I can collect my NOC. I am a graduate. I wanted to know, what if the old company refuses to give me an NOC ? What are my options of lifting this ban which I have till Feb 2014 ? (I am currently in Dubai on tourist visa, and the new company has my passport and original stamped visa in their custody)

    Please Advice

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    • Deepak M

      Oct 30. 2013

      Options are:
      1. Your need to have the release from your old company
      2. You should have an attested degree which suits the salary ad per Mol slab.
      Or you should look for a job in freezone

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  342. jan

    Oct 27. 2013

    good day sir,
    i am currently in Dubai working as a mechanic. i have two years unlimited contract.
    my attested documents are on process which will arrive this december. i am degree holder as a marine engineer. After a year I’m planning apply to another company in which i can apply my studies.
    would i get ban if i move to another company?

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Oct 28. 2013

      Since you are having an engineer degree (attested) you may not have ban.

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      • jan

        Oct 29. 2013

        thank you so much for your reply.

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      • jan

        Oct 29. 2013

        one more question sir.
        there are job offers for me ralated to maintenance but not onboard the vessel (ships). can i still use my attested certificates to avoid the ban?

        thank you so much and more power!

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        • Deepak M

          Oct 30. 2013

          I have not idea about this. Kindly check with the immigration.

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  343. Ali

    Oct 27. 2013

    Am working for a company in Dubai i want to switch my job before completion of probation period and my company is ready to give NOC and Termination letter can i join another company without getting ban…if yes then what are the requirements needed to switch the job please help me out.

    thanks

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    • Deepak M

      Oct 28. 2013

      Yes . If company gives you an noc you can join other company. You need to submit all the necessary document to your new company.

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  344. Manoj

    Oct 27. 2013

    Hi,
    I am on Unlimited contract residence visa,i have completed 9 months .My current salary is 6000/month.Can i change my job if i got offer more than 8000/month and my current comapny give me NOC.?
    Please reply!!
    TC

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    • Deepak M

      Oct 28. 2013

      It depends on company. Usually if you resign company will not give you NOC. You should atleast one year in the company. To avoid ban you should have an attested degree which will match MOL salary slab.

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  345. Janine

    Oct 27. 2013

    Hi sir. I finish my 4months on my job. Now they take all our identification card without telling us why. Then I just know why when my aunt call them. They said the company will be closed and they will cancel our visa. This is unexpected sir, they didn’t give us a one month notice about the closure. What will I do now sir? Can you please help me and give me a good advice about what will I do? I need a job that’s I go here in UAE.

    Sincerely yours,
    Janine

    Thank you

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    • Deepak M

      Oct 28. 2013

      If company is closing then you should ask your company to give your release so that you can search for other job without having labour ban.

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  346. nina

    Oct 26. 2013

    Hi sir,

    I’m working in a private dental clinic in Al Ain, i’m on a LIMITED contract (2years), My contract will end on January 2014, but i have an offer from the government sector, I already passed the interview, if I leave my current job by November, can my current employer put a ban on me?

    Thank you.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Oct 27. 2013

      Even though you get a labour ban you can join the government company since your new visa will be directly from immigration and not from labour. But please check with your new company.

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  347. bijo

    Oct 26. 2013

    I have resigned from the company before completion of unlmiited contract now i have ban for 6 months..Could you please suggest me steps to lift the ban in the new company ?i have my degree certificate attested and secondary certificate attested ..Pls advice for the same?

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Oct 27. 2013

      You should get release from your old company or you have to get salary as per MOL slab matching your degree or you should get job in freezone.

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  348. Vanessa

    Oct 25. 2013

    Hi Deepak,

    I would like to get an advice from you.

    I am working here in Dubai for 7 months but the problem is, the company is not compensating us on time which means, our 3-month salary has been delayed or should I say they haven’t given it to usg

    Now I found a better job, so is it possible to resign and give my employer a 30-day notice period? I have an unlimited contract. But I am worried, what im my employer will not give response to my resignation? My boss is saying me that if we will resign, he can give us one year to lifetime ban and we cannot work here anymore. And I am worried, what if they will make an issue to me at work so I wont resign?

    Please help. I really want to get out of the company bec.3-months delayed of my salary leads me to financial struggling.

    Regards,
    Vanessa

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  349. Shindy

    Oct 25. 2013

    I been working for 1 year and 6 months in my current employer i still have 6 months more to finish my 2 years contract..i understand that i will get a ban..i just want to know if i lift the ban how much more to i need to pay and what is the procedure for me to lift a ban?and also I’m not gonna get a 5000 minimum salary which is required also to lift a ban but i will offered the salary which is more than what i have earning right now.

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    • Deepak M

      Oct 27. 2013

      Yes you may have the chances of getting ban unless your company provides you release.

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  350. Shindy

    Oct 25. 2013

    I have been working for 1 year and 6 monthns in my current employer and i want to resign to move to same sponsor which is labour to labour, our hr told me that i will get a ban for 6 months. Then now i got an offer which is a higher salary than what i recieve right now but its less than 5000. Do you think we can still lift the ban?

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  351. rohit

    Oct 25. 2013

    Hii sir
    I have joined one company with employment visa duration of one month. I have got another good job in dubai itself do if I resign here will they ban me. Please need your advice

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Oct 27. 2013

      If you received your labour permit and residence visa stamped you may have the chances of getting ban.

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  352. Nithin Venu.A.

    Oct 24. 2013

    my name is nithin i have finished 10 month company has to thinking terminating me. NOC is need for changing

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  353. Bala

    Oct 23. 2013

    Hello Deepak,

    i am working in dubai for employment visa finish for 5 months, now this company terminates for my visa, but this company give the transfer cer or NOC. if possible for other company change in UAE..
    plz give the idea for not ban.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Oct 24. 2013

      If they give you NOC then no problem you can join other company in UAE.

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      • Ishtiaq

        Oct 25. 2013

        Sir, I am graduated civil engr. But i came her to dubai on stl fixer visa on 7th sept,2013. My visa is not stamped on passport and not signed any contract yet. I am offerd a good job from other compny who r willing to give m ngr profession and good salary. Can i change my job without having ban? What will be the procedure.?

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  354. mohamed ashik hussain

    Oct 22. 2013

    respected sir,My name is ashik hussain.i am coming from india.dubai comes with in 4 months only.i am working office boy in Modern building maintenance.i am cancel job and going to india. I am avoid ban which procedure?. Please sir reply me.

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  355. farooq

    Oct 22. 2013

    hello sir,

    i have finished my new job only 3 months as a sales exicutive,now my company has to thing to termiinating me.if that time i get a ban from ministry of labour
    i have any chance to trying another job.
    pleae help me
    regards,
    farooq

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    • Deepak M

      Oct 24. 2013

      If company terminates you then company should give your NOC which helps you to avoid ban.

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  356. farooq

    Oct 22. 2013

    hello sir,
    i have finished my new job only 3 months as a sales exicutive,now my company has to thing to termiinating me.if that time i get a ban from labour court.any chance to trying another job.

    pleae help me

    regards,
    farooq

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  357. Ranjith

    Oct 21. 2013

    Hai Deepak,

    I currently working in Dubai in Limited Visa for last two months, now company is not giving me the actual job they as offered. they putting me in sales activities. now i got a new job in another good company. after putting resignation, can i work with new job or there will be ban ?

    please guide me

    Thanks and Regards,
    Ranjith

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Oct 22. 2013

      Yes unfortunately there may be an automatic labour ban for six month.

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  358. Rochelle

    Oct 20. 2013

    Hello Deepak,

    My employer the one who cancelled my visa due of not opening the restaurant where i supposed to be work. But,i got 1 year in the company. is it possible i get automatically ban in the ministry of labour?
    Thanks looking forward for your respond.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Oct 21. 2013

      yes there is a chance of getting an automatic labour ban but if you are company provides you release then you can avoid ban.

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  359. Riyadh

    Oct 20. 2013

    hello deepak,
    please i need you help.
    before six month i work for some companies and i resigned, for that i get a ban.
    And i was hired by some companies and they make me a visa . My pro use salary of 12000 but my exact salary is 5500.
    Now my boss asked me to change the salary detail to 5500. Is it possible.
    I dont have stamped yet and i have a labour contract paper which mentioning 12000 as my salary so my boss refuse to sign the agreement…How can i change..what are the possibl

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  360. Mohamed

    Oct 20. 2013

    hello deepak,
    please i need you help.
    before six month i work for some companies and i resigned, for that i get a ban.
    And i was hired by some companies and they make me a visa . My pro use salary of 12000 but my exact salary is 5500.
    Now my boss asked me to change the salary detail to 5500. Is it possible.
    I dont have stamped yet and i have a labour contract paper which mentioning 12000 as my salary so my boss refuse to sign the agreement…How can i change..what are the possiblities….Pleae advice……Awaiting for your response

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    • Deepak M

      Oct 21. 2013

      to mention wrong salary in a labour contract is absolutely against labour law and it is an offense. Company should mention the correct salary what you are actually receiving.

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  361. rhoda

    Oct 19. 2013

    hi sir,

    Since 2006 i’m working here in Dubai. Seven years on my past employer which i resigned peacefully, right now i have new company which i started Feb. 17, 2013. On my 3 mos. working they want me to find another company but later on they decide me to continue to work for them ‘coz they can’t find to replace on my position as Secretary/Admin./Receptionist. But i’m still searching for a job, still i am going to pay my visa and i have ban?

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    • Deepak M

      Oct 20. 2013

      Yes since your company is new and you have new visa you may have the chances of getting an automatic labour ban

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  362. Ramesh

    Oct 19. 2013

    Hi Deepak,

    Hope you are doing well !!!

    I have been working in Dubai in Unlimited (Open End) Visa for last four months, now company going to terminate me due to personel reason.

    Is this possible to work for other company after termination, and it will ban for me.

    Thanks and Regards,
    Ramesh

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    • Deepak M

      Oct 20. 2013

      If your company provides you an NOC then there wont be any ban.

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      • mohammed shahazam

        Oct 26. 2013

        dear sir , i mohammed cmng from india!
        actually i have been called to wrk in uae on sale job visa, but i m nature of work is accoutant, i m an mba qualified , nw i want to terminate the contract.plz suggest me to over come the possible cosequence i have to face after terminating the contract

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  363. Tyron

    Oct 17. 2013

    Hi Deepak,
    I’m working in Abu Dhabi for a L.L.C Company from May, If i want to change my job to another company which will offer me a better salary than the present one will i be get banned?

    If i leave UAE and stay 6 Months outside UAE. Can i apply for a new job or still i will be banned for another 6 months?

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    • Deepak M

      Oct 20. 2013

      You may have the chances of getting automatic labour ban. But incase if your current employer provides you with noc then you can avoid ban

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  364. CHERISH FLORES

    Oct 14. 2013

    HI SIR DEEPAK,
    I HAVE BEEN TERMINATED BY MY COMPANY.AND THEY ASKING ME TO PAY 5000 AED FOR THEM NOT TO PUT ME BAN,HOW TO AVOID BEING BAN WITHOUT EVEN PAYING ANY SINGLE CENTS?.THANK YOU AND HOPING FOR YOUR
    IMMEDIATE REPLY.THERE STILL A CHANCE THAT I CAN STAY HERE AND FIND OTHER JOB.THANK YOU

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    • Deepak M

      Oct 17. 2013

      Your company should not ask any money from you. Yes if they can provide you NOC then you can avoid ban.

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  365. April

    Oct 14. 2013

    Hi Deepak,

    I just want to ask, I just want to ask my current salary is 1350AEd and want to resign from this current employer and I am still in a probation period. I understand that I will going to have a labour ban, what If my new employer will offer 3000AED or 4000AED? will my ban be lifted?

    or if not what should I do?

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    • Deepak M

      Oct 17. 2013

      No you will still have ban. If your company give your NOC then only you can avoid ban.

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  366. tanveer

    Oct 14. 2013

    salam sir i just compete 2 month in real state
    company and i want to resign and i want to go new copany in security my empoliment also finish last month and also still no medical complete in real state company and my company contract i sign no labour contract i sign in case also i get ban or no

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    • Deepak M

      Oct 17. 2013

      If you have not signed any labour contract then you wont have ban.

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  367. Aqeel Muhammad

    Oct 13. 2013

    Great Full for a Reply..??

    I am workong in JAFZA For 18 Months. I want to switch other Job in DMCC JLT Free Zone..Is there any Labour From Both Sides.

    Thanks..

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  368. jackson

    Oct 13. 2013

    hy my name is jackson im working in a company for14months now they are telling me dat they will terminate me because of absent.wether ther is 6mnth ban.how can i lift this ban..

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    • Deepak M

      Oct 17. 2013

      Yes you will have an automatic labour ban for six months which you cannot avoid.

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  369. Rgv

    Oct 10. 2013

    I have completed 1 year 5 months of my unlimited contract [from 15.05.02], LLC Visa stamped 24.05.12. Now will I get a labor ban if I change my job, I do want to complete full 2 year term, but company posing problems. Bachelors degree attested, have masters degree from a reputed autonomous institute. please advice

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  370. kiran

    Oct 07. 2013

    Hi sir
    i would like to ask One question.i complet 2 year and renew my new contract .now i get offer from new company can i change the company without any ban.

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  371. Pratap

    Oct 04. 2013

    Hello Mr.Deepak.I just came three days before in employment visa.Due to my family problem I want go back.Is there any chances of ban?

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  372. John

    Oct 03. 2013

    I hv been working in a company for the last four years,at first i completed three years limited contract and now one year of the new two year contract…i have a new job and already signed a contract with them..will the ministry of labour impose a ban?having completed the first contract and one year in the new contract?

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  373. saif ullah

    Oct 03. 2013

    sir mr deepak
    my three years visa we avoid from banned now my visa remain 3 months i changed it other company if company say me go to country no problem to me i avoid from banned

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  374. kashif

    Oct 02. 2013

    hi sir
    I am under unlimited contract. it has been Two months since I joined this company. now I have a better offer of 8000Aed while my previous salary was 4000.

    if I resign and switch job what are my options to avoid/lift the labour ban.

    please clarify.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Oct 02. 2013

      If you have a release from your current employer plus attested certificate and salary as per MOL slab yes you can avoid ban.

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  375. Rowie

    Oct 02. 2013

    Hello Mr. Deepak

    One of my friend is terminated can she pay the ban to avoid 6 months labour ban? Hoping for your reply… More Power Mr. Deepak

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  376. noel

    Sep 30. 2013

    hello i just wanna ask. i work in the company for 1 year and the company terminate my unlimited contract to the for the reason that their kiosk in Dubai mall was not renewed.
    For this i just wanna ask if i have ban and if i have how can the ban be lifted…

    waiting for your answer

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    • Deepak M

      Sep 30. 2013

      If you are terminated and you have NOC from the company then you will not have a ban.

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  377. kaye

    Sep 26. 2013

    Dear Sir,

    I have worked in my previous company for 22months then I resigned when I got a better offer so I automatically had a ban.

    My new company offered me 6,500 however they were telling me to obtain NOC from my old company and submit it to ministry of labor so that my ban will be lifted and for them to secure a work permit for me.

    What I dont understand is that why are they insisting that I submit the NOC to the ministry of labor to lift the ban. my designation is document controller cum secretary which only requires secondary certificate.

    So i suggested to my new company to submit my secondary certificate so that ban will not be applicable to me since I have more than five thousand salary but they kept insisting to submit NOC to ministry of labor.

    Is there a chance for my ban to be lifted if I submit NOC to MOL?

    They have been making me go around im circles and now I only have a few days remaining to legally stay in uae. Please help

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    • Deepak M

      Sep 29. 2013

      since you are resigning before the expiry of your contract yes now a days it is mandatory to have release from your old company before you joining the new company. Yes you can lift the ban if you have NOC from the old company.

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  378. nasar

    Sep 26. 2013

    Sir,
    I visa was in Dubai from 2011 april.april 2012 company change my visa to al ain(limited contract).but the same sponsor.but the al ain company has different trade licence and the company is llc.now I finish 1.5 years in that visa.if I need to change my job.i will have ban..?

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  379. rajeev

    Sep 22. 2013

    sir,
    I am an MTech graduate working in an LLC since last Seven months. Even i have been offered Engineer visa at the time of interview, my employer put me on Sales visa. more over i am not doing any job related to Sales. without considering my qualification, my CEO made me to work as loading, unloading, cleaning of his showroom and i never expected to do such jobs.these matters i have mentioned in my resignation letter too.
    now i got another offer from one of my client and offered me Engineer visa which is not in Free zone.
    I have submitted my resignation before 50 days. initially my CEO told me that he will relieve me after getting a substitute. But later he changed his words and told me that i am on two years contract and this contract cannot be break..

    in this situation what should i do. please give an immediate reply..

    Thanking you in advance,
    rajeev

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    • Deepak M

      Sep 25. 2013

      If it is a limited contract you have to complete your contract period other company has a right to charge penalty for breaking the contract.
      If you are not satisfied and you think your company is treating you bad you can take this issue with labour department.

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  380. Shamseer

    Sep 20. 2013

    Hello Deepak. I would like to remove one of my comment wrote on sept. 18 2013. Please let me know the procedure. Thanks

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  381. Shamseerazeez

    Sep 18. 2013

    Hi Deepak, I appreciate your kind response on the questioons and comments.I am working for a private company in Bur Dubai as a webmaster. They agreed my salary as 5000 (4000 during six months probotion and 5000 aftera that) in my offer letter.Once I signed the offer letter they didnt provided me a copy of that. After six months completed I asked for the agred salary. Now my boss is sayin that he can only pay 4000. I have already completed 10 months. I would like to know if I got a good offer than this, can I join there. I am a commerece graduate I have my certificate attested recently.

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    • Deepak M

      Sep 19. 2013

      It is depends on the contract what you have present. (limited or unlimited)
      To avoid ban you should atleast work for one year in the company under unlimited contract
      In the limited contract you should complete your contract period

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  382. Yous

    Sep 16. 2013

    Hi Deepak,

    I joined a company in abu dhabi 1 month back with a salary for aed 17000 but i dont like the job profile and work. I am getting offer from another company for in dubai for aed 14000. Will i get ban if i resign now? Someone was telling me that salary from new company should me more than previous salary? Can you please advise.
    From what i understood from the law salary should be more than aed 12,000. Appreciate your clarification.

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    • Deepak M

      Sep 19. 2013

      If you have an attested degree and salary as per MOL slab you can avoid ban. Since the rules are changing day by day better to check with labour or immigration before you proceed with the resignation.

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  383. shhid

    Sep 14. 2013

    Dear Deepak,

    My probation of 3 months is not over and I want to resign and take a career break and study group of courses. I am planning to register in one of the DIFC institute and they are considering to give me one year student visa (which is ‘trainee’ type employment visa)

    I heard if you resign during probation period there is automatic 6 months labor ban and DIFC doesnt issue visa for those have labor ban? Appreciate your kind advise in this matter – is it true and what could be solution?

    Thanking you and hope to received your kind response.

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    • Deepak M

      Sep 16. 2013

      You may get labour ban and it will be for six months. I don’t think this labour ban would affect you to getting student’s visa. If you have labour ban you cannot work but as far as my understanding you may study under student visa. For more information please contact immigration.

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  384. arvind

    Sep 02. 2013

    hi deepak

    i am working in uae frm 10mnths i m a bcom graduate my current sal is 1400AED m getting a job of 4500 dhrm and i really want to change my job bcoz it sucks bcoz im nt wrkng for more than 8 hours so they changed my section frm tv to kicthen appliance and they dnt hav stockers so they force the salesman to work in warehouse as well as selling area i did complaint to hr bt no use i just wnt to change my job and if i change wil i b ban 4 six mnths.plz help me .

    wil wait for u reply if possible plz mail me [email protected]

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  385. bajio

    Aug 18. 2013

    Hi, Deepak!

    I just want to clarify something while reading this thread.

    If you’re done with medical but the company has not processed your residencency (stamp on passport, emirates I.d.) Im still on my third month of probationary period if I’m terminated or if I resigned am I getting a ban?

    Thanks. I hope for your kind response.

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  386. ashraf

    Aug 18. 2013

    hi Deepak,
    One of my friend have terminated from his job. he have finished 10 month with that company. the reason for termination company is saying his poor performance. just I want to ask u it is possible to apply for a new job for him. or he will get any automatic ban ?

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  387. ashraf

    Aug 18. 2013

    Hello Mr Deepak,

    One of my friend have terminated from his job. the company is saying the reason his performance is poor. He worked with that company 10 months . it is possible to apply for a new job for him ?
    or he will get any ban ? his salary is less than 5000.

    hope u r reply…thank u

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  388. angel0912

    Aug 18. 2013

    hi deepak thanks for your reply. i just went to labor now, they gave me 1 year ban.:'( can i still work in freezone? i dont have any case in my old company, they gave ban only because i didnt finish my contracy.pls help me..thanks

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  389. cathrine gutierrez

    Aug 17. 2013

    Hi Deepak,

    I have a question, I am working now as secretary, and my salary is 1800aed for this position my contract is unlimited, im working now in our company for 8 months and im planning to resign after finishing 1 year contract, i am bachelors degree holder i just want to ask if i will be ban if i transfer after 1 year of service. thank you

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  390. asher

    Aug 17. 2013

    Hi Deepak, I have completed my 2 years as a sales representative in current company, my labor card was to expire on 17 July and visa on 7 august, employment contract is unlimited, I applied for resignation on 4 July but company had already sent my labor card for renewal. Now the new labor card cancellation process is under the name ” renew labor card under cancellation ” . Will I get the ban in this case. My new company is offering me a salary 5000+1000(transport)+1000(house rent) =7000. Position offered is same, I have high school certificate. Please reply. Thank You

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    • Deepak M

      Aug 18. 2013

      I dont think you will have ban but please check with MOL or your PRO

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  391. angel0923

    Aug 15. 2013

    hi deepak,
    im working in a private clinic as a nurse under limited contract..and my salary is just 2500AED.. i found i better opportunity as a school nurse under freezone who offers me 6500 and i grabed it. i file my resignation last month july 14, 2013 but my previous employers asked me to pay him 7500 to give me release..or else he will give me BAN. my question is, do i still going to have a ban even i will tranfer in Freezone? is it good to pay my boss 7500 even i dont have that big amount and He is asking me to make loan in my new employer? please help me..thank you

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    • angel0923

      Aug 15. 2013

      hi deepak,
      im working in a private clinic for 1 year and 4 months..as a nurse under limited contract..and my salary is just 2500AED.. i found i better opportunity as a school nurse under freezone who offers me 6500 and i grabed it. i file my resignation last month july 14, 2013 but my previous employers asked me to pay him 7500 to give me release..or else he will give me BAN. my question is, do i still going to have a ban even i will tranfer in Freezone? is it good to pay my boss 7500 even i dont have that big amount and He is asking me to make loan in my new employer? please help me..thank you

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    • angel0923

      Aug 15. 2013

      i worked there for 1 year and 4 months

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    • Deepak M

      Aug 18. 2013

      If you get a job in freezone labour ban will not be applicable.But if your employer puts an immigration ban then yes you cannot join freezone. (Also note that employer cannot impose immigration ban without proper proof).

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      • angel0923

        Aug 18. 2013

        hi deepak thanks for your reply. i just went to labor office now, they gave me 1 year BAN only because i didnt finish my 2 years contract. Can i still work in freezone even i have 1 year labor ban? they did not give me ban in immigration..pls help me,,im so depressed…thank u so much!

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      • angel0923

        Aug 19. 2013

        hi deepak!thank you for your reply. i went yesterday at labor office and i found out they gave me 1 year ban. can i still work at freezone like TECOM if i have this labor ban? i dont have immigration ban. hope for your reply! thank u so much!

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        • Deepak M

          Aug 19. 2013

          Always there is six months automatic labour ban. One year ban is most of the time from immigration. If you have immigration ban then you cannot work in freezone. Just check which ban it is. If it is a labour ban you can work in freezone.

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          • angel0923

            Aug 19. 2013

            i called both immigration and labor..they are telling me if i had 1 year ban..i cannot work anymore even in freezone for a year. :( now i dont know what to do..i have no choice but to go home in my country. ;'(

          • Deepak M

            Aug 20. 2013

            Yes since it is a immigration ban you can not enter UAE for a year. After completing the ban period you can enter and find a job.

  392. carl

    Aug 15. 2013

    Good Day,

    i worked only in this company less than 2 weeks. i still don’t have any medical or residence visa stamped in my passport the only paper they gave me is the entry employment permit from my exit (pink paper) question Do i have a six month ban? and Do i need to pay something to the company so i get my passport? Many thanks.

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    • Deepak M

      Aug 17. 2013

      No you may not get any ban. Since you are on probation you can resign with immediate effect by giving day notice to the company

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  393. Dan

    Aug 12. 2013

    Hi deepak im work as a barista i have a contract of two years and salary of 1300 if i resign and hve a new work should i get ah banned!? Im diploma holder..

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  394. fairy

    Aug 12. 2013

    Mr. Deepak,

    I am a foreigner presently working in a certain company for a period of 1 month. I am on probation for 6 months with a 2 years contract. Someone offered me for a better opportunity under a Free zone company. If for example I am going to grab that opportunity what would be the best thing that I would do. I came here through an agency and paid the processing fee. I also paid for the expenses of my visa. And now I am paying for my emirates id. Would it be possible for me to change job while under probation? Would there be a ban? How long would it take for me to change a labour permit? I am a University Bachelor’s Degree Holder. Kindly help me what to do. Thank you in advance.

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    • Deepak M

      Aug 14. 2013

      since you are joining the freezone ban is not applicable. You can give immediate notice and leave the job and join your new company

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  395. sajid nawaz

    Jul 31. 2013

    HI Deepak

    i have joined the company on 21 jun 2013 i am in my probation period can i change the job without any ban??

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  396. haseeb

    Jul 27. 2013

    Hi iam working as a electrical engineer in sharjah.manager harrasing me a lot and aslo he said that you are a labor here do work in site and also he cutting salary i have been there 4 months.there is only one worker here,company is owned by local arabs .as per uae law there is 8 workers here but other 7 workers working for other company of same sponser.plz help iam stucked here

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  397. basil

    Jul 27. 2013

    Hi Mr Deepak
    iam CA-inter qualified working as the internal auditor but my visa state my proffession as archieve clerk since my certificates are not attested.i completed just 6 month with my company.so pls help me on whether change in company attract ban

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  398. Tim

    Jul 24. 2013

    Hi Deepak, pls. help, I need your advice, I got hired last June 17 2013 and started work, July 4 I exited to Oman for chance visa airport to airport, July 10 the papers for medical ang emirates ID was given to me for the process to be completed but I haven’t completed the process till I got terminated due to not following the timing for ramadan, my employer wanted me to go to office during ramadan from 9am-3pm then return in the evening from 9pm-12midnight, I only go to office for the morning sched since as per labor during ramadan employees are only required to work 6 hours and also there is no overtime pay and no carlift service provided by employer, as a woman I don’t want to risk my safety in travelling at night alone, to make this short “I was Terminated” I signed a 2 yr contract, exited for employment visa but visa hasn’t been stamped to my passport yet. I already signed the termination letter.
    QUESTION: Will I have a six month ban? How will this be lifted?

    Another thing, after a week our PRO said that my employer wants to cancel the visa. I understand that after cancellation I still have 30 days to stay here in UAE and look for job.

    QUESTION: will the ban still be applied after cancellation, what will be the process for the visa for my new employer? How will the ban be lifted?

    Hoping for your response. Thanks in advance.

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  399. muhammad bilal

    Jul 18. 2013

    hallo sir iam bilal sir befor ihave visa 2 years but icansaled after11 mounth beacose of my mouther sikiness i come back my contrey my honers happy my work now iwant to come back u.a.e my honer not bane me. i want to know u.a.e labour law if their any bane on me aor not beacuse my compny not bane me. for best regard, m.bilal

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    • Deepak M

      Aug 03. 2013

      Sorry it will not be possible for me to check whether you have ban or not
      You can ask your owner to check the same

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  400. Paciente

    Jul 16. 2013

    Hi Deepak, Can I break a contract in Abu Dhabi before starting the job if I have got a better offer in a company in Dubai? is it possible?

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  401. worriedgirl

    Jul 15. 2013

    Hi Deepak,

    The company that I was working with has downsized so they cancelled my visa, they have given me NOC though. I have applied for the ban removal last June 18, 2013 and until now the ban is still not lifted. According to MOL it is still pending with the Under Secretary. Is the process really that long? I wanted to start with a new job but I could not because of the ban. I am planning to forward my attested High School Diploma by next week because I will only receive it here by then, would you think it will help to make the process faster?
    Thank you!

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    • Deepak M

      Aug 03. 2013

      Could be it is useful.
      But it is always important to have attested certificate in any case.

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  402. Rahman

    Jul 15. 2013

    Dear Sir,

    I am working with a company for last 9 months, and my salary is 4000 Dhs. Am Holding a bachelors degree and my current designation as per labor card is tax accountant clerk.

    Is there any chance that I can change job with a ban after one year? What should be the minimum salary for my new job. (can it be 5000 only)

    Regards,

    Rahman

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  403. Dubai2013

    Jul 12. 2013

    Hi Deepak,

    I resigned from my job after 9 months I have a 6 months ban on my labor visa cancellation. However, I hold a Master’s degree, and I was offered a position in a semi-governmental company with a salary exceeding 12,000 dirhams. Will the ban be automatically lifted when applying for new visa?

    Thanks a lot

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  404. graxa

    Jul 11. 2013

    Hi deepak,
    My sister was terminated in less than a month of her contract. will she get a ban? She did not resign she was terminated will she still get a ban?

    Thanks.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Aug 03. 2013

      it is better to check with labour department since it is depends on her visa status.

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  405. Anonymous

    Jul 08. 2013

    Good morning Deepak! My visa stamped this January 2013 but i joined the company last October 2012 in a private company. But they released us and told us to find another job because they cant already afford to give our salary. They not going to cancel my visa until ill find a new one and their willing to provide a No Objection Certificate. Do i have a ban? What will i do? Is there any option to not have a ban? Thanks and More power.

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  406. joseph

    Jul 07. 2013

    Hi deepak,i have studied diploma in mechanican engg, currently i am working with a company in dubai by october end’13, i would be completing 2yrs of my contract(unlimited), my doubt is if i renew for the the next 2 yrs and i get a new job next year and plan to resign will i get a ban? or for changing new job should i get a NOC next year ..kinldy advice ?

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    • Deepak M

      Jul 08. 2013

      As per the new rule in my opinion to change the job you need to have NOC from the present sponsor

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  407. Resh

    Jul 07. 2013

    I just now joined in a new company and they took 12,000 aed work permit for me .But they didnt stamp my visa and now I want to change my company due to some of companies problems and may be company will close.So I just want to know that if I change my company whether I will get a work ban?

    If I got a new job and IF they applied for a 5000 aed work permit with hs certificate whether the ban will lift?

    Please reply

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    • Deepak M

      Jul 08. 2013

      since your visa is not stamped i think you can leave the job without having a ban. But my advice is you to check with the labour department before taking any decision

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  408. Mohammed Asjad ali AShraf

    Jul 02. 2013

    Dear Depak,

    Im working in Du since 3 months behalf of Derbey. My question is Am on labour visa here, if the Company terminate me before the 6 months then the bann will applicable to me ? or can i get time to search for another job. Please advice

    Thanks in advance for your help on this.

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    • Deepak M

      Jul 08. 2013

      yes you will have a ban. I think you will have a grace period after the cancellation and that will be for 30 days

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  409. Debbie

    Jun 23. 2013

    Hello Deepak

    I have been working with the same company for almost 4 years, however they did not apply for my labour card until 18 months ago, will I be given an automatic ban if I leave now?

    Kind regards

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  410. Debbie

    Jun 23. 2013

    Hello Deepak,

    Can you please advise?

    I joined my company 4 years ago however they did not apply for my labour card until 18 months ago now I have been offered another position will I receive a ban even though I have been working for 4 years? Contract is dated 2009.

    Thank you

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  411. ismail

    Jun 23. 2013

    hi i donot have attaested degree but i have good offer 12,000 so my six ban will left ????

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    • Deepak M

      Jun 29. 2013

      Hi Ismail,As per my opinion you should have attested degree certificate. But anyways it is better to check with MOL or immigration.

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  412. John

    Jun 19. 2013

    Hi Deepak am working in a sharjah Based Company which has salary pending for 4 months.What can we Do To get this Pending Salary.Can we Complain in MOL.Please Advice ASAP.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Jun 20. 2013

      hi john, Yes you may take this issue to the MOL

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      • Rahman

        Jul 15. 2013

        Dear Sir,

        I am working with a company for last 9 months, and my salary is 4000 Dhs. Am Holding a bachelors degree and my current designation as per labor card is tax accountant clerk.

        Is there any chance that I can change job with a ban after one year? What should be the minimum salary for my new job. (can it be 5000 only)

        Regards,

        Rahman

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        • Deepak M

          Aug 03. 2013

          there are certain salary slab as per ministry of labour to avoid ban. You can check with them or you can go to our website for the details.
          It is also depends on your contract limited or unlimited.

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      • Rahman

        Jul 15. 2013

        Dear Sir,

        I am working with a company for last 9 months, and my salary is 4000 Dhs. Am Holding a bachelors degree and my current designation as per labor card is tax accountant clerk.

        Is there any chance that I can change job without a ban after one year of current contract? What should be the minimum salary for my new job. (can it be minimum 5000 only)

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  413. Raja

    Jun 17. 2013

    Hi Deepak,

    I am just confused. Can you help me?

    I came in UAE about a month ago on employment visa with unlimited contract. My visa category is engineer. I found the company and environment is not suitable for me and job is not relevant to my experience.

    Now I got an offer from one of the company in JAFZA. I want to move there.

    My question is that, Will labor ban be imposed on me? If so, can I still work and join company in JAFZA?

    Your help will be highly appreciated.

    Regards,
    Raja

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    • Deepak M

      Jun 17. 2013

      Hi Raja, you can work in FREEZONE no ban will be applicable.

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      • Raja

        Jun 18. 2013

        Hi Deepak,

        Thank you so much.

        Could you help me please about the updation of JAFZA laws? because, yesterday I called JAFZA hotline, and they said me that they are not processing JAFZA visa anymore if you got labour ban.

        As per my knowledge, JAFZA doesn’t refers to MOL, they directly refers to immigration.

        Could you please help me to sort out the issue.

        Best Regards,
        Raja

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  414. paul

    Jun 14. 2013

    Hi Deepak,
    I worked in Dubai for 4 years and I change my company in last year, after 6 months of work in their.. I got sick and came to my country for medical.. and could not reach for duty on due date.. so my company ban me from work..
    kindly tell me, how long I will get this ban?

    thank u very much..

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    • Deepak M

      Jun 17. 2013

      Hi Paul, You may be having automatic labour ban for six months. you need to wait till it get complete.

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  415. Niraj

    Jun 11. 2013

    Hello deepak
    I am working in a sales rite now and my qualification is engineering so When I complete my six months I will be looking the job of my profession ?is there any band ?please let me know because my friend also resigned the company after 7 months and he was not banned.

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    • Deepak M

      Jun 12. 2013

      Hi Niraj,for sure there will be labour ban for six month if you are working in private company.

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  416. Kim Bowman

    Jun 10. 2013

    Hi i have a question regarding my brother in Dubai
    He just got a 6 months working ban from his employer which he did’nt pay my brother for all hiis hardwork and time working and he wants no day off.. That’s why my brother didnt come to work anymore because he can’t work with no day off and long hours of work everyday and now hes employer dont want to pay him and he’s ban for 6 months! They went to labor and they speaking arabic my brother cant understand what they talking about and they dont even want to hear the side of my brother.. Its not fair at all… Is there anything we can do about this? Thanks you for your time :-) hope you can advice us what to do…

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    • Deepak M

      Jun 12. 2013

      Hi Kim, It’s only labour department(MOL) who can help your brother.

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  417. Hus

    Jun 08. 2013

    How to lifted the six month labour ban…..

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Jun 11. 2013

      Hi Hus, There is no procedure to lift labour ban. You need to check with the labour department

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  418. Mathew

    Jun 07. 2013

    Hi Deepak,
    I joined in a company in Dubai this week. But i got a better offer from a company in Abu Dhabi. Though new company also offer same salary as old company, the position is more closer to my profile and challenging. If i resign from current company, will labour ban come into effect?If it does, will i be able to lift the ban? Iam Electronics Engg by profession.

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    • Deepak M

      Jun 11. 2013

      Hi Mathew, If your visa is not stamped or labour contract not signed yet you will not get any ban. You can join other company. Please check the status of your visa with your pro before proceed to the decision

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  419. Sminu

    Jun 05. 2013

    Dear

    I am working with a non banking financial institution since last 10 months with an unlimited contract and salary of 8k.
    As I don’t want to work in this sales profession, I would like to switch to another job wherein I am getting a lesser salary of 6k.
    I am a bachellor degree holder and only that certificate is attested.
    Kindly advice how to process for lifting the ban as u mentioned with attested high school certificate I can remove the ban.

    Kindly explain

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  420. Surekha

    Jun 03. 2013

    Daer Deepak,
    Iam having husband visa. i came here 2012 january. i was joined in one company and they maked my labor card also. then they are not paying salaries properly then i resigned my job. they canciled my card on 20.01.13. Now i got a good job in another company they also applied my labor card then they said labor card was banned. now what i will do…. please give me advice

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    • Deepak M

      Jun 09. 2013

      Hi Surekha,You might have got automatic labour ban for six months.You need to wait till it get finish otherwise you can try in freezone or govt entities.Please check in the labour why it has got rejected and how many months they have put a ban.

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  421. ratheesh

    May 31. 2013

    Good day.
    I am ratheesh from India.I have already 6 month labour ban. Now I got a new offer from Abu Dhabi .my previous contract was unlimited,educational qualification diploma in electrical engg(attested certificate). My new offer package 7000 aed/month(4.5 basic+2.5 acco). How can I overcome my 6 month ban???
    Please advise any solution.

    Thanking you.

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    • Deepak M

      Jun 02. 2013

      Hi ratheesh,If you have completed more than a year in your prvious company you can avoid ban. The new company can apply for your work permit. If you have not completed one year then you need to wait till your ban period conpletes or else you need to find job in freezone or govt entity

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  422. Manolo

    May 30. 2013

    Hi Deepak,

    I am now serving my 6 months ban since April 5 this year. A company wants to hire me and informed me that ban can be lifted if I’m willing to pay the amount in Ministry of Labor. Have you ever encounter same cases such as this? That bans were lifted after paying a certain amount?

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  423. Shahid

    May 28. 2013

    Mr. Deepak, I joined a finance company before 4 month’s ago. my target was not achieved and after 4 months they have terminated me. Now labor ban is applied on me. If I do not have salary offer according to the slab. Some body told me to get immigration visa (khasosi) find a job and transfer you visa. then their is no ban. Is this statement is ture.

    please reply soon.

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    • Deepak M

      Jun 01. 2013

      Hi Shahid, if you get an opportunity in govt or freezone you can avoid ban. Labour ban won’t be applicable.

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  424. naveed

    May 28. 2013

    i have finished my three year in one private company ,,,,now i renew visa with same compny with the time of 3 months before ,now i want to leave this job iam master degree holder will i get ban from company side or no.please assist me..

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    • Deepak M

      Jun 01. 2013

      Hi Naveed, i dont think you will have a ban. But please check with immigration or labour department.

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  425. vins

    May 28. 2013

    my employer send me a offer letter ,then i only take 1500,and also my visa is here in dubai,but we bring as to abu dhabi to work there,what can i do?

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  426. Fatima

    May 27. 2013

    Dear Deepak,

    I had 6 months ban which was completed in Feb 2013. I request you to let me know the process of lifting ban so that I can explore job options in Dubai.

    Thanks

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    • Deepak M

      May 29. 2013

      Hi Fatima, If your ban period is completed you can come here and search for a job.

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      • Fatima

        Jun 01. 2013

        Dear Deepak,

        Thanks for your resoponse. I request you to let me know if there is any specific process involved in lifting the ban that has been completed in Feb 2013. Your guidance will be higlhy appreciated.

        Regards,
        Fatima

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        • Deepak M

          Jun 03. 2013

          Hi Fatima, there is No ban lift process. Automatically It will be removed from system. Once your ban period is completed you can work again.

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  427. Ali

    May 24. 2013

    Hi,

    I’m working in with sponsor of SAIF-ZONE with following details

    1- Designation as per visa “Sales Executive”
    2- Contract Type – Unlimited
    3- Internal agreement if leave job, Employee have to pay three salaries.

    I have master degree with Banking profession. I would like to resign. What will be outcomes with respect to BAN, 3 salaries agreement etc.

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    • Deepak M

      May 26. 2013

      Hi Ali, If you have signed any agreement mentioning such clause then you need to go as per the agreement. It is better you complete your contract period (work till your visa expires) so to avoid unnecessary conflicts.

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  428. Mohammed Shihabudheen

    May 21. 2013

    Hi Deepak,

    As per the above article, it is mentioned that, to avoid 6 month labour ban for bachelors degree holders, need a salary of Dhs. 12000 from the new employer. Advice me what’s the requirement for a Masters degree holder.

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  429. Rafael Mapuyan

    May 18. 2013

    good day to you.. im working in my company for 2yrs and 10 for LIMITED contract, and i want to leave this company because i have a good offer in the other company which is good and not pressured, can i file a resignation letter even i did not finish my 3 years? my contract will be expired this coming July 19, 2013. please advise me? thank you..

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    • Deepak M

      May 21. 2013

      Hi Rafael,Since your contract is limited you need to finish your contract term to avoid ban.

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  430. lily

    May 17. 2013

    iam finish my contract and my i got ban becouse my PRO he cancell me 2days before my expiration without reason,how i remove my ban please any one can help me?i want to stay in uae and iam student in zayed home of islamic culture.if i go home in my country i dnt have anything how can i start my new life as a muslim,please i need help.

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    • Deepak M

      May 21. 2013

      Hi Lily, You need to check with your PRO about this issue. Please contact labour department for further assistance.

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  431. Renny Devassy

    May 09. 2013

    Dear Sir,
    I work for a private firm in Sharjah Airport International Free Zone & have completed 1.5 years. Now since Iam getting a better pay in a different firm in UAE, I decided to shift, But my company is not accepting my resignation, in which I stated my 30 days notice period, & threatening to work, whereas I am not interested to continue here.
    The management has clearly said ” Do whatever you can, but can’t go from where unless a replacement comes with a 2 month lap”. Kindly advise how to proceed.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      May 12. 2013

      Hi Renny,It is always better to serve notice period as per your employment contract. You can discuss this issue with your new employer and try to solve it by yourself.

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    • Mithun

      May 15. 2013

      Hi Renny i am going through the same problem i have given my 1 month notice but company says that it cannot accept unless i find my replacment and train him. will be helpfull if you can advice me on 055-3289573

      Thanks

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      • Deepak M

        May 21. 2013

        Need to comply with the company policy.Or else you can contact labour department.

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  432. mohammed

    May 04. 2013

    hello
    my no is fahim i work for damas co only 18 months i work i am not completed my 2 yrs contract
    but i get a nice job is salary is 3250
    what i can do for remove the ban
    thanku

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  433. Salvador

    May 04. 2013

    Dear Deepak,
    Would you be so kind as to answer my case.

    I am morking under Limited contract in Private sector (Just finished 6 months).
    Am I eligable to shift to another company with salary 12.000+ without any ban? I have an offer of 15k in Private sector as well.
    I have Bachelor Degree from Australia + currently studying on Master`s level here in Dubai.

    Or I should finish one year at least? Or I am unlucky for being on Limited contract, thus I must finish 2 years and there are no options for me?

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  434. Salvador

    May 04. 2013

    Dear Deepak,

    Thank you for the article and your time. Would you be so kind as to answer my situation.

    Currently I am working under limited contract in Private Company.
    I am Bachelor Degree Holder (Graduated here in UAE), Studying on Master`s level now.

    I`ve just finished 6 months at current company.

    Am I eligable to transfer from this company to another with salary 12000+ without ban?

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  435. Nala

    May 02. 2013

    Hi Deepak,

    Thank you so much for this article.

    I have joined my company almost 3 months ago with a basic salary of 6,000 and the whole package is 10,000. I was offered [the same position] in a multinational company with a basic salary of 12,000 [without being divided into expenses]. My current company doesn’t want to give me a NOC. Will the ban be lifted with no expenses? Because my current company told me that if I wish to lift the 6 months ban I will have to pay the Ministry of Labour 17,000. Please advise.

    Thank you.

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  436. Agnes

    May 02. 2013

    Dear Mr. Deepak,
    I am currently on a unlimited contract with my current employer. I just finished my 3 year contract and was renew again last April 13, 2013.my position is administrative supervisor with a salary of aed 6,000 pcm.Now my clarifiation are the following:
    A. Since my contract is just recently renewed, is it possible for me to change my work from my company to other company.
    B. Will I get a ba, in case I shift my work???
    C. If I. Get the ban, is there any ways for me to uplft the ban?? I hold a bachelors degree and currently holding a administrative poosition, … Thank u very much.

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  437. John

    May 02. 2013

    Hi Deepak,

    I joined my current company 4 months ago on a salary of 6,000. I am getting an offer from a multinational of more than 12,000 and I am a US bachelor’s degree holder and I have it attested.

    In this case, can I get the ban lifted, seeking your advice, highly appreciated. Will I need any NOC or something from the current employer ?

    Thanks

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  438. Dominic

    Apr 28. 2013

    Hi Deepak,

    I am working in a company for past 8 months and have a salary of AED 8,000/- per month. I want to leave this job as my company has not paid my salary for last 2 months and they always delayed my salary since the begining. I was offered a salary of AED 10,000/- per month while I joined (I have an offer letter in company letter head where this amount is mentioned) but they are giving me only 8,000/- every month.

    I want to leave this job since my salaries are delayed every time. I also have a good offer from some other company. Could you please me suggest the following:

    1. Is there a 6 month ban in my case? How to lift it? According to your post, I should have a salary of 5K if I have a High school certificate.. etc etc.. So, How much salary is required if I have 12th Certificate?
    2. what option do I have if I would like to file a legal case against the company ? Is it possible? under what grounds ?
    3. What kind of expenses I may incur if I go legal?

    Thank you very much in advance.

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 29. 2013

      Hi Dominic, below replies:

      1. since you have not completed one year you may have the chance of getting labour ban. But it is always better to double check with immigration and labour since the rules are changing every other day
      2. you need to show your labour contract which should show your salary is 10K. (if you have signed any documents which shows your salary is 8 K then it will not be in your favour).
      3. Depends on the case. I have not much idea.

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  439. Sakura

    Apr 28. 2013

    Hello Mr. Deepak! I am in a Temporary Position as Document Controller (6 months contract as it was indicated to my contract) here in Dubai, My contract will expire next month and they are planning to extend my contract for another 6 months still temporary position , i still have no have idea if they going to put me in a pemanent position or continous temp contract.. what if i decided to transfer to other company. But my present employer gave me a 2 yrs visa. Am i also eligible for 6months ban?

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 29. 2013

      Hi Sakura, Yes since you have visa and lablur contract you will have a ban for six months

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  440. jazz

    Apr 27. 2013

    my company is going to close or wind up

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  441. jazz

    Apr 27. 2013

    hi deepak……good social work u r doing all the best

    i just came in dubai in 27 march 2013 now my company is going to close my contract is about 2 years and my salary is 2500…i m bechlors holder but this job was given under my school certificate…… so if they cancel my visa so ll i receive any ban….if yes so what i ll have to do …thnks

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  442. ajeesh

    Apr 26. 2013

    hi deepak,
    i am working in a construction company as an accountant…
    here my salary in contract is 4000 and unlimited..
    am completed 8 months, after 1 year am leaving this company…
    my degree certificate attested………in this case any ban…..?
    or how can avoid ban….. please help me deepak,,,,,,,

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 28. 2013

      Hi Ajeesh, if you get new salary as per MOL slab and if you finish atleast one year in the company you can avoid ban.

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  443. Mohammed

    Apr 25. 2013

    Hi Deepak

    I Join new company last month i am not happy to work I am holding hotel management certificates, now I am got very good offer from other company 12000 AED this case I will face any ban

    Thanks
    Mohammed

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 28. 2013

      Hi Mohammed, Hopefully yes. But you can check with immigration.

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      • Mohammed

        Apr 28. 2013

        Deepak
        i having limited contract i just one month i join this company i have new offer other company heting 12000 AED ,this case i will get ban please advice,

        Regards

        Mohammed

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        • Deepak M

          Apr 29. 2013

          Hi Mohammed, yes bcoz contract is limited n you need to complete two years

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          • Mohammed

            Apr 29. 2013

            Deepak
            sorry i am un limited contract i just one month i join this company i have new offer other company heting 12000 AED ,this case i will get ban please advice,

            Regards

            Mohammed

          • Deepak M

            Apr 29. 2013

            Hi Mohammed, if you are visa is stamped and you have labour contract there is a chance of getting ban.you need to complete atleast one year

  444. miles

    Apr 24. 2013

    Hi Mr. Deepak. I am working in a private company in Dubai since April 2012 on limited contract. Now I have a good offer in Dubai Free zone. Am I liable for ban if I resign from current company?
    Please advise

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 26. 2013

      Hi Miles, Yes you will have a six month automatic labour ban. But you can move to free zone. Not an issue

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  445. Kumar

    Apr 24. 2013

    Hello Deepak, Good wishes for what you do.
    I came on employment visa (Unlimited Contract) as a MECHANICAL ENGINEER on oct,2012. around 6 months over to till date.
    I am paid too low and their is no remuneration as agreed. but meanwhile i am getting another offer with 5000 as basic coz i am newly graduated engineer.
    So if i resign from my present employer shall i be on ban.

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 26. 2013

      Hi Kumar, Yes there will be a automatic ban for six months.

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  446. sandy

    Apr 23. 2013

    Hi deepak,How are u..i joined an insurance company before coming to dubai i doesn’t know it was on a commission basis there is no salary ,contract is for 2 years and unlimited they mentioned salary as 1AED and other responsibility column they mentioned 5000 subsidy if i get any opportunity now with another firm can i lift the ban,am just 2 months older to the company

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  447. andrea

    Apr 23. 2013

    dear sir,
    i resigned today with my company due to im not happy and salary is very low. ive got an offer to the new company even im not a degree holder..is it possible my company will give me a ban?thanks and blessings.

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  448. Bilal

    Apr 22. 2013

    Hi Mr. Deepak.. My brother in law was working with a hotel as a purchasing manager and he was over there for 12 years with that company. One year back in feb 2012 The hotel management rented out the hotel to third party and as the working conditions where not good, he left the job and he has been put on one year ban by the old management. Before leaving the job he has got job in another hotel and he had been offered more package than the previous one and when the new hotel went for applying his visa they came to know that there is one year ban.. HOW CAN THIS BAN BE LIFTED AS PER THE ABOVE ARTICLE AND HE IS A COMMERCE GRADUATE… KINDLY REQUEST YOU TO REPLY WITH UR VALUABLE REPLY AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE SIR.. PLEASE

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  449. Silent-control

    Apr 18. 2013

    hi MR.Deepak im working in the UAE from 9 month for a company now I got an offer with double salary but I don’t have certificate but my contract is unlimited what can I do how can I avoid the ban!

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  450. clang

    Apr 17. 2013

    Hi Mr. Deepak,

    I just resigned recently. Actually my last day is on Saturday. My labor contract will expire on the 8th of June this year. and am holding unlimited contract. still i will get ban from my employer?

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  451. Morris

    Apr 17. 2013

    Hi Mr Deepak,

    I came here in Abu Dhabi last Sept 2013 as employment visa.After 31/2 months my employment was terminated by my employer due to reducing of manpower. Fortunately I came to find a new job, My previous company cancelled my visa and it was expired last March 26, 2013, I joined a new company and they start to procees my visa. During the process it came to know that I was ban for 1 year by my previous employer and to think they terminate me without any bad records.
    Now I’m facing overstayed in the country and should leave the country as soon as possible..Is there any possible way to remove the ban and continue working in the new company?

    Also how much fine will I pay for my overstayed?
    Thank you..

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 21. 2013

      Hi Morris, Company may not have any right to give one year ban for an employee without any proper record.You can check with your previous company why did they do this kind of inconvenience.You need to pay the over stay fine in the airport immigration.(may be they have reported you as absconding)

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  452. Johndell

    Apr 16. 2013

    Hi Deepak,

    Im currently working now for 1 yr and 2 mos then my salary is 5000AED but i receive to much good offer which is more than on my current salary.. So my question is, does my current company has the rights to ban? or what is your advice to avoid any ban? Thanks

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 17. 2013

      Hi Johndell,if you are contract is unlimited and then yes you can resign. But salary should be as per MOL slab to avoid ban.

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  453. anna

    Apr 15. 2013

    Hi! Mr. Deepak!

    Im working in my present company for 6 months already and i want to resign coz my employer always delayed our salary and he did not follow what is written in my contract that i will work 8 hours,instead i work 12 hours and he wont pay the overtime.if i will resign,i will be ban?i have 2 years contract..

    Please give me some piece of advise and what to do..

    Thanks,

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 17. 2013

      Hi Anna, Yes you will have a ban….but for the non payment of salary you can go to Ministry of Labour.

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  454. vinu

    Apr 11. 2013

    Hai… i need to ask u one doubt. I came to abudhabi with an employment visa last week. but i am not satisfied with my current employer. Now i got an offer from Oman. if i resign from my current employer will i have to pay them something?? if there is ban then no problem because i got an offer from oman. what should i do please reply sir.

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 14. 2013

      Hi Vinu, if there is any clause in the contract about paying visa charges then you need to pay to the company. Normally visa fees are borne by employer.

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  455. mash

    Apr 08. 2013

    i i joined the company in 3 rd march 2013 and my contract period is 1 year and 6 month is a probation period and now my present company has terminate my service with in 1 month by telling me due to the internal restructure in management we terminate your service now my question to u deepak is if i got another job should i face a ban since it is company who terminate my service not me.

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 09. 2013

      Hi Mash, I dont think you will have a ban. But still it all depends on MOL.

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 14. 2013

      Hi Mash, If you have a Master’s degree and salary as per MOL slab you will not have a ban

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  456. moosa shaheen

    Apr 08. 2013

    Hi mr.deepak I enterd uae in the month of febraury 2013 and my company dint give me any offer letter I dint sign any contract and my visa stamping is also not done in my passport so now am getting a new oppurtunity in other company so will der be a labour ban for me

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 14. 2013

      Hi Moosa, I guess you will not have a ban. But please check whether they have applied for your labour card. You can request them to cancel.

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  457. ahthenz

    Apr 07. 2013

    hi mr.deepak,
    i just want to ask if its ok if im going to resign because my superior didnt treat me well?sometimes he’s touching me to some of my body parts.im scared to him hes always shouting at me and treat me stupid and telling me words like bullshit.is there any law for that,.? im working with him 2months but i have 2yrs contract.what should i do?please help.thank you.

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  458. ella

    Apr 06. 2013

    dear deepak,

    I was working for 9 months and terminated from work…As per my labour contract my salary is 2800 dhs…they want to demote my salary intop 200dhs.What would be my case in that situation?

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  459. Simar

    Apr 03. 2013

    Dear Deepak

    I came Dubai in the month of December and got my visa stamped in January for 2 years but now I don’t want work with this company any more and Iam getting a offer of 5000 salary from some other company in dubai onlyI will not get any Labour ban as per the MOL salary slab but when I went to the labour court to confirm the same they told me yes you will not get any ban from our side but the employer can put 1 year ban on you for breaking the contract in between since it is a 2 year contract .kindly guide me in this how come a employer can put the ban and how to avoid that Iam ready to pay all the visa expenses to my current employer which occured to call me in du ai and required notice period also ,still I will get ban from the employer or not .At the same time Iam getting another job offer from Oman can I go their without any complications if I leaves this job please guide me ASAP on this

    Thanks
    Simar

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 07. 2013

      Hi Simar, Company cannot put any ban without any specific reason. They need to prove it. If in case company puts you a ban for one year You can go Oman without any complications since it is a different country.

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  460. Muhammad

    Apr 03. 2013

    Mr deepak,
    kindly inform me that if i got visa of accountant in company at salary of 4000 AED then if i get a good opportunity then can i face the ban ???

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  461. Muhammad

    Apr 03. 2013

    i got a job on accountant visa of 4000 AED. i am chartered Accountant and get a good job in future then there can be ban ??

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 07. 2013

      Hi Muhammad, It all depends on the new salary as per your degree. depends on new salary

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      • Muhammad

        Apr 11. 2013

        If i got a job of 6000 then can i bear any ban from Labor court???

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        • Deepak M

          Apr 14. 2013

          Hi Muhammad, It will be depend on the degree plus designation.

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  462. she

    Mar 31. 2013

    hi mr.deepak.. i entered uae on may 2012 as a tourist,all my expenses pay my employer,after that i signed contract for 2 years,.but my problem is i want to resign when i finish my 1year,.i have a good oppurtunity to go canada thats why i plan to quit my work,my LMO there in canada is already approved, but how my employer release me?ill pay my unfinished contract?how much?or they complain me in labor and i get ban? my employer in canada want me to take me from here,but maybe my employer do anything to force me/send me back in my country,.i work here in dubai as a massage therapist,12hours working and sometimes more than that.
    i want to grab the oppurtunity mr deepak but i dont know what is the best to do without any problem too much?please enlighten me.thanks

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 02. 2013

      Hi She, If you have a good opportunity you need to grab it.Don’t worry company cannot put you ban without any proper reason.You may have labour ban which is for six months.

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  463. Mustafa

    Mar 30. 2013

    sir, Iam doing a job in LLC, from the last 1.5 years and I want to resign from my job would i face the ban. i have also Master degree in accounts. Also suggest me is there any option of lifting the ban. if I didn’t get the job of 5000AED

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 02. 2013

      Hi Mustafa, if you have an attested masters degree fine but same time you need to have the salary as per MOL slab.

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  464. johny

    Mar 29. 2013

    Hi Mr. Deepak

    I start working from my company as a office boy(2000aed), after 6months they promote me as a Sales Rep(2000+2000quota),after 5 months i signed a contract(2000+2000quota) now we close auh office then we move dubai,they send me back to office work now sometimes doing sales rep jobs,and they remove quotas so my salary will be 2000 aed only,my question is can a company do such things as this?

    Thanks

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    • Deepak M

      Apr 02. 2013

      Hi Johny,what does quota means?Company cannot reduce the salary of an employee….unless you agree for the same commitment.

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  465. Arif

    Mar 26. 2013

    I am in a 2 years limited contract in a local company i.e LLC . Now I want to resign after completing 1.5 years as I got job in dubai free zone. My employer is ready to give me NOC. Would I face any BAN as I have a Bachelor Degree also.

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  466. kaye

    Mar 25. 2013

    hi sir, may i know ,can u explain for me.i work in Korea res truant last 10.8.2012 to until now sir,but now i want to change the another job sir, because my salary is very low only 700 sir, they didn’t pay the other
    allowance ,no transportation, no give to accommodation ,my work time is one day 12 hours sir, i am very tired,my visa is unlimited visa sir, i came in visit visa , but i worried i have ban, if i change another work i have or no have ban , how can i do.please can u explain for me.thank u sir,

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Mar 28. 2013

      Hi Kaye, if you are employment visa is unlimited you will have a ban and the ban period will be 6 months. In case if you are still on visit visa then there wont be a ban.

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  467. kaye

    Mar 25. 2013

    hi sir,may i know

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  468. smile

    Mar 25. 2013

    Hi Deepak, I am under limited contract for 2 years and have been working for 1 year now with my employer. Should I decide to resign, can I apply to freezone companies without getting any labor ban even if the salary is lower than 5,000? Secondly, will I have to pay for the visa expenses the company paid for my employment?

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 28. 2013

      yes you can try in freezones
      i dont think you need to pay any visa expenses. Visa expenses should always be borne by the employer not employee

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  469. sandie

    Mar 25. 2013

    Hi,
    I started working last Jan.29, 2013. I dnt want to continue working bcoz the benefits the company mentioned were unclear.I am on husband visa.can i resign and will i incur a ban?

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 26. 2013

      Hi Sandie, Yes you can resign. but if you have a labour card then there may be a chance of getting labour ban.If you have an attested degree plus salary as per MOL slab you can avoid ban.

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    • rose

      Jul 18. 2013

      Hi sir.im just worried bec my highschool diploma was not attested. My new employer is freezone and i have more than 5k salary. Do i really need to have my diploma attested?

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  470. Husni muhammed

    Mar 22. 2013

    hi deepak,

    i joined before 3 month in one company getting 2250 aed.now igot job in other company with 6000 aed. if i joining new company ,do i get ban?

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Mar 24. 2013

      Hi Husni, yes you will have a ban.
      But if you have an attested degree with matches your new salary slab as per MOL you can avoid it.

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  471. barracuda

    Mar 22. 2013

    Hi!
    I entered UAE Dec 2012 in a visit visa, I got a job in a private company; currently working for a month now (started Feb). But, unexpected things happened at home, so I’m thinking of leaving my job and go home by July. What ban will be applied on me? My contract states “UNLIMITED”.
    If i desire to come back next year to work again, will it be difficult for me to apply or to have a working visa?
    Thank you.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Mar 24. 2013

      Hi Barracuda,
      You need to complete all the procedures in visa cancellation. There would be a 6 months ban. But you can enter after six months. No problem.

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  472. Aman

    Mar 21. 2013

    Hi Mr. Deepak,

    I work as a Civil Engineer in a Contracting Co. in Dubai and have completed 8 years on a Limited Contract. Last Contract expired in February 2013 and got automatically renewed for 1 year as per clause in the Contract.
    Does clause 113(b) applies to make the contract invalid upon its expiry?
    Is it possible to lift 1 year ban that may be imposed by my current Employer if I resign before the completion of extended period of 1 year.
    Regards,

    Aman

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Mar 24. 2013

      Hi Aman,

      How can company renewed your contract without your approval?
      You can not lift one year ban …One year ban is always from immigration not labour.

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  473. Sunil kumar

    Mar 21. 2013

    hi deepak, thankfull to your help to understand MOL rules.
    I am working in a contracting company as a Technician at a salary
    Dh 4500/ from june 2011 in an Unlimited Contract.. on Feb 27, company told me there is no work from tomorow and to go on leave/vecation, because they have no work, If i wont go, they said to cancel my visa now( 2months balance to complete 2 years). Now i need to know these things,
    1. If co. cancel my visa now, a 6 month Ban is effected to me?
    2. , If i got an offer of Dh 5000/ ,May i change to a new job without ban now? note: ( I have attested Diploma certificate.. My high school certificate is not attested.)

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 24. 2013

      Hi Sunil,
      1. Yes labour ban is applicable to everyone except who works for government entity and Freezone
      2. could be yes or no depend on the new company

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  474. xia

    Mar 20. 2013

    Hi Deepak, my company doesnt have an e-card to cancel visas. i have filed a complaint at the labour office and waiting for their action. i have completed 3 years and have a new job offer. what are my chances of getting my visa cancelled. what r the reasons for labour to cancel my visa themselves? what are my options to start working even without my visa cancelled? thanks in advance.

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  475. jenn

    Mar 19. 2013

    hi,
    I am working in a company for past 1year in unlimited contract, i’m planning to resign now because the salary always delayed, will i get 6 months employment ban? and what if i found a free zone company to transfer? or even a non-freezone.. do i have something to pay on my employer or i will only pay for the ban to be lifted?

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 19. 2013

      Hi Jenn, Yes labour ban applies for every employee except who work for government entity and free zone. If you get job in free zone even though you have labour ban you can work. If you get job in non-freezone you need to have attested certificate and salary as per MOL slab. As far as a I know there is nothing like ban lift charges.

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  476. jenn

    Mar 19. 2013

    hi,
    I am working in a company for past 1year in unlimited contract, i’m planning to resign now because the salary always delayed, will i get 6 months employment ban? and what if i found a free zone company to transfer? or even a non-freezone.. do i have something to pay on my employer or i will only pay for the ban to be lifted?

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  477. jenn

    Mar 19. 2013

    hi,
    I am working in a company for past 1year in unlimited contract, i’m planning to resign now because the salary always delayed, will i get 6 months employment ban? and what if i found a free zone company to transfer? or even a non-freezone.. do i have something to pay on my employer or i will only pay for the ban to be lifted?

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  478. juno

    Mar 18. 2013

    i completed my 3 year limited contract 9 months unlimited contract i am on my husbands sponsorship.i got a job in government.so igave resignation of 24 hours stating a different reason.my company did not accept my resignation.i dont know whether they will cancel my labour card .will it affect my new job?they did not give my gratuity.

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 19. 2013

      Hi Juno, Yes when the new company applies for a labour card it will show in the system. Government company mostly issue the visa from immigration they do not require labour card. I have no idea in which entity you have joined. Better to check with your new company PRO.

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  479. Asphalt

    Mar 18. 2013

    Mr. Deepak I was checked my visa and my status is unlimited it is possible that the company will give me 1yr ban? Is freezone or immigration can avoid 1 yr ban? Thank you

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Mar 19. 2013

      Hi, Company should have proper reason to put one year ban. It is a immigration ban which applies both freezone too….Immigration ban means you cannot enter the country.

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  480. Hanan

    Mar 17. 2013

    Hi Deepak
    please tell me my pay is 3000 and i have attested degree of engineer just did 3 munth job
    Tell me if i can change my job after 6 munth in Fujairah or tell me any lawyer.

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  481. Hanan

    Mar 17. 2013

    Hi Deepak
    please tell me my pay is 3000 and i have attested degree of engineer just did 3 munth job
    Tell me if i can change my job after 6 munth in Fujairah or tell me any lawyer.

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  482. Pervaiz

    Mar 14. 2013

    Hi Deepak,
    Within Abudhabi if I want to change the job, So I can process the new Visa without canceling my current employment Visa?

    nd i hve completed 6month with my current employer bt i have an offer more than 12000AED so there is any ban for me or NOT?

    waiiting for u reply
    regards

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 17. 2013

      Hi Pervaiz, No you cannot transfer the visa. You need to cancel your current visa and labour card to issue new one.If you have an attested degree then there wont be a ban.

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  483. Iqbal

    Mar 14. 2013

    What is MOL slab?????

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Mar 17. 2013

      Hi Iqbal, MOL Slab. Ministry of Labour Slab. There are certain salary level according to the designation as per MOL.

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  484. Joe

    Mar 13. 2013

    Hi friends, Please help, my contract with my current employer mentions “Unlimited”. I get salary of 6000. I have completed 1 year and i plan to move to another company, please advise if i will get a ban from labor.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Mar 17. 2013

      Hi Joe, If you have an attested degree plus salary as per MOL slab you can avoid ban

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  485. Mohammed

    Mar 09. 2013

    Hi Deepak Sir,

    I am working in a company for past 1year in unlimited contract, suddenly they inform us this month beginning they were closing this office, they are providing a NOC. My current salary is 3000aed per month. what if i get a job with Aed4000 Salary. do i get a 6months ban.

    Please help what do I have to do….

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  486. Mohammed

    Mar 09. 2013

    Hi Deepak,

    I am working in a company for past 1year in unlimited contract, suddenly they inform us this month beginning they were closing this office, they are providing a NOC. My current salary is 3000aed per month. what if i get a job with Aed4000 Salary. do i get a 6months ban.

    Please help what do I have to do….

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 10. 2013

      Hi Mohammed,6 months ban is applicable to all the employees unless your visa from immigration and free zone. you can avoid ban if you have an attested degree plus salary as per MOL slab.

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  487. Denny THOMAS

    Mar 07. 2013

    My contract with company is for 1 year, but my visa stamped for 2 year. Will i get ban if i leave the company after the one year contract…

    Currently my visa is labour visa,if any other company offer job in Engineering visa,can i move to that company without ban.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Mar 10. 2013

      Hi Denny, Yes you can move on but you should have an attested degree plus salary as per MOL slab.

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  488. hawil

    Mar 07. 2013

    hallo deepak i get an employement visa from a dubai alquos based small company and i enter in 10 december 2012,january 2013 last they will cancell it and tell me to go back.and i will back to india on feb 6th 2013 .i dont have any contract with them,not issue labour card,nothing .and no stamping visa,but take medical.before 2 months i will back. my question is this is there is a ban ?plz answer me.

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 10. 2013

      Hi Hawil, If you have not received labour card or labour contract and no stamp on visa you will not have a ban.

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  489. manish

    Mar 06. 2013

    Hi deepak m working in co from last 3 month i want to leave this company if the owner give me noc than ban possible or not please rply me on my e-mail thanx

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Mar 10. 2013

      Hi Manish, As far as I know now a days NOC is not valid. You need to complete your contract period. You can avoid ban only if you have an attested degree plus salary as per MOL slab. For more information you can directly contact immigraton

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  490. ahmed bhatti

    Mar 05. 2013

    Hi Mr. Deepak M,

    I really appreciate your help to the all helpless expats. We are in black and don’t know where to go .
    I m on Visit visa and have been appointed by a company A on a 2 year limited contract. I have got my MPA degree (dully attested from MOFA Dubai , Completely legalized) . According to the offer letter i will b required to give 90 days notice to leave the job and also if i left the company before 1 year i will have to pay them 45 days salary..My questions are as follows:
    1. During my probation period if i want to resign what are the possibilities of ban and my visa?As i m having masters degree and have more than 10 years of accounts field experience.
    2. What are the notice period clause implication?
    3. They have added the non competition clause in the offer letter as well. How it can effect my or restrain me from changing my job?
    4.If they fire me during the probation period , do i will get a ban or not?

    Kindly advise as we have nobody to help us in this regards.

    Thank you very very much and appreciate your passions to read this long questions.

    Best regards.
    Ahmed bhatti

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 06. 2013

      Hi Ahmed,
      1.There is a labour ban for every one (except the visa direct from immigration and free zone). You can avoid ban if you have an attested degree plus salary as per MOL slab.
      2. Notice period is always depends on the company policies ( it may be one month to 3 months)
      3. Company has the right to put non-competition clause. If you terminate the contract before the expiry company has the right to abide the non-competition clause.
      4. ref…point no 1

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  491. Josy JOseph

    Mar 05. 2013

    Hi Mr. Deepak,

    I just want to know some details on ban for engineers.

    Presently am working for a company as estimation engineer for the last 4 years and 2 months. Now the company want to change my visa to a sister concern company having another license. If I change my visa to this new company and if i want to change my job, will there be a ban. If there is a ban, can i lift it by paying some fees?

    Please help me as am in confusion. The HR is telling me that I wont have a labor ban since they r changing my visa to sister concern only and also I am having an engineer visa. Please give me a reply.

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 06. 2013

      Hi Josy, You can avoid ban if you have a attested degree certificate plus salary as per MOL slab. Since you are an Engineer you will not have a ban.

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  492. Simar

    Mar 05. 2013

    Dear Deepak

    Iam working in a restaurant as a manager but my visa is of waiter catagory but Iam not happy from my job and I want to leave this company I have joined this company recently only 3 months back ,I have been offered a new job of 5000 dhs from a different company but they are asking me to get clearance from the old employer and attested high school certificate can you tell me what is the procedure to get the certificate attested because I checked on Internet but didn’t found any thing and please let me know if I gets clearance from my old employer will I get any ban or not

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  493. Tahir

    Mar 04. 2013

    Hi Mr Deepak
    i have completed my 1 year and 2 months contract, now i want to change my job, if new employment salary is less than 12000 there would be a ban of 6 month on me or no?
    my visa is unlimited, i am an electrical engineer.
    also if existing company terminate me,in that case i will have ban or no?

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 05. 2013

      Hi Tahir, you may not have a ban in case if you have attested degree plus salary slab as per MOL.

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  494. Jacek

    Mar 03. 2013

    Hello.
    Recently I have been offered a job. The company is already processing the visa. I signed the employment offer. It will be my first job in Dubai.
    Yesterday I was offered a better position with a different company. but in this case the recruitment process will take more time.
    I will start working for the first comapny soon… but later will I be able to change jobs i I am offered a position at the second comapny without any labor ban? I suppose I still would be on probation period if this happened. DOes it change anything?

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 04. 2013

      Hi Jacek, now a days you cannot work in any company unless you get the labour approval. Once the labour approval is done company will start the visa procedure. Once all the formalities done you need to complete the contract period. It is better you take decision well in advance to avoid all the consequences. You can avoid ban only if you have attested degree and certain salary as per MOL slab.

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  495. Jov

    Mar 02. 2013

    Hi, Good day! I just accepted a job offer about a week ago by signing and giving the required documents for visa processing. I already give my attested certificates, 10 pcs. passport size photos, cancelled visa from previous company, passport copy etc. Then suddenly 3 days ago I got a job offer from other company which is better package. It is still possible to cancel my application to the 1st company? Is there any problem in MOL or immigration like ban or any? please help. thanks!

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 03. 2013

      Hi Jov, better to check with the 1st company whether they have applied for your labour approval. If not you can still ask the company to not proceed further.

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  496. Hanan

    Mar 01. 2013

    Dear Deepak
    i am civil engineer working in a construction company last 3 munths.the company needs me only for their company registeration .its a very small company and i am fully disapointed now is there any way to get rid of them and move to any other company without 6 munth ban please help me .it will be great favour.

    Reply to this comment
    • Deepak M

      Mar 04. 2013

      Hi Hanan, if you have a attested degree certificate plus salary as per MOL slab you can avoid ban.

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  497. man

    Mar 01. 2013

    hlo deepak

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  498. Hanan

    Mar 01. 2013

    Hi Deepak
    I am civil engineer and working in a construction company.i started my job 3 munths ago ,the company only hire me due to my degree to register their company ,i am very disappointed and want to get rid of them they have my passport and degree.
    is there any way to file a case against them and cancelling without a 6 munth ban
    i have unlimited contract with them
    plz help

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  499. bert

    Mar 01. 2013

    Hello Mr. Deepak…Good day. I am sitution now Resign my company of .. I breaking the contract of 2 years…I am working in restaurant, I am almost 1 years and 3 months service complete… Because i found new job 5star Hotel handle of IMMIGRATION VISA…
    Lately i know my contract is LIMITED Because after pass my resignation papers duration 30 days… He ask me sign the paper we accept paid my 45 days my salarie and shoulder my ticket to exit…and the manager forced me to sign..and HE said Give my cancellation on finish my duration..And now my company scared me Said i Give me ONE YEAR BAN… and after my duration he book me to exit and together give my cancellation on airport.. SIR GIVE ME ADVICE.. What i can do…? Because i want to resign the Company always DELAY THE SALARY..AND WORKING 10 hours…
    Do you think IT is RIGHT? NEED ADVICE? Thank you.

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  500. bert

    Mar 01. 2013

    Hello Mr. Deepak…Good day. I am sitution now Resign my company of .. I breaking the contract of 2 years…I am working in restaurant, I am almost 1 years and 3 months service complete… Because i found new job 5star Hotel handle of IMMIGRATION VISA…
    Lately i know my contract is LIMITED Because after pass my resignation papers duration 30 days… He ask me sign the paper we accept paid my 45 days my salarie and shoulder my ticket to exit…and the manager forced me to sign..and HE said Give my cancellation on finish my duration..And now my company scared me Said i Give me ONE YEAR BAN… and after my duration he book me to exit and together give my cancellation on airport.. SIR GIVE ME ADVICE.. What i can do…? Because i want to resign the Company always DELAY THE SALARY..AND WORKING 10 hours…
    Do you think IT is RIGHT? NEED ADVICE?

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 03. 2013

      Hi Bert, in the limited contract if you are terminating you will not be entitled to any End of service benefits-EOSB or gratuity. Company cannot put you ban without any specific reason.

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  501. ramesh

    Feb 28. 2013

    i have recently joined in one company of Uae. company is not fulfilling its promises what they did at the time of joining. My question is if i leave company before 6 months ,how can i get my passport from company. I have a master degree which is attested from respective authorities, and suppose next company offers me high salary and good position

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    • Deepak M

      Mar 03. 2013

      Hi Ramesh, company doesn’t have the right to keep the passport of employee. If you are handling cash related or strategic posts, company may keep it. But not legal. You may go to labour.

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  502. Ahmad

    Feb 27. 2013

    Dear Deepak,

    Good Afternoon. I want to ask you some questions regarding Labour ban. I am currently working for a Contracting company in Abu Dhabi as an Accountant General under an Unlimited contract from past 7 months. My company have hired me as per my B.com degree qualification. This is my first job in the Gulf. I am looking for a job change. I have read earlier in Khaleej Times Legal View that there is no ban if an employee works for a year. However, I checked with Ministry of Labour Abu Dhabi Office and they told me that they have not come to know about anything as such and there will be a ban if an employee leave the job within 2 years of employment. My questions to you are;

    1) If I get a job now, will I be able to switch to the new company without a labour ban. If NO, then can I revoke the labour ban by paying fees to the MOL.

    2) If my new company hire me as per my SSLC/High School attested certificate with salary package of 5000 AED, then can I join the new company without a labour ban?

    3) Also, since my current company have given me Accountant General position and if the new company gives me a lower position like Accounts Clerk/Accounts Assistant/Sales Executive if they hire me as per High School certificate, will there be any problem for visa processing?

    Please clarify and advice me on the above mentioned questions since I am searching for the answers to these questions from a very long time. Your help in this will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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    • Deepak M

      Feb 27. 2013

      Hi Ahmad,

      1.No you cannot lift a ban paying fees to MOL
      2. There are certain job category and salary slab as per MOL. If you fulfill those requirement you can avoid ban.
      For more information about this pls contact MOL
      3. Yes you will have a problem
      4. No the Labour Law for UAE is same.

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  503. santhanam

    Feb 26. 2013

    Hi Deepak. I will join the company jan 2013 this company giveing salary not properly.that y i will change for the company.when will change the company,iam Bsc Grauate. but i am avoid ban also when will change for the right time.please help me

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    • Deepak M

      Feb 26. 2013

      Hi Santanam, if you have an attested degree plus salary as per MOL slab you can avoid ban.

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  504. maria

    Feb 25. 2013

    hi my worked in dubai rta for 3 yrs now they made ban for 1 yrs is this possible to make ban then how to come out of ban

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    • Deepak M

      Feb 26. 2013

      Hi Maria, Usually every employee will have 6 months labour ban if they have not completed the contract. I have no idea why did company put you one year ban.You cannot avoid this ban and you need to complete the ban period.

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  505. Soni

    Feb 24. 2013

    Dear Mr Deepak, I have been working as a doctor (General Practitioner) In a medical center in Dubai since May 2012. – limited contract. How ever I am having a better offer at a different clinic and would like to resign before my 1 year contract period. I am on my husband’s sponsorship. My new offer will have a higher salary. Will I be subjected to any ban? Will I be able to remove the ban by paying any fee.
    Kindly clarify

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    • Deepak M

      Feb 26. 2013

      Hi Soni, since you are a Doctor you will not have any ban. But please make sure that you have an attested degree certificate and proper UAE licenses.

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  506. Dulce

    Feb 23. 2013

    I am working as a Secretary in Abu Dhabi for four months in an unlimited contract and it’s written there my probationary period is 3 months my manager said that we don’t have any upcoming project so they will cancelled me. I want to know if I will be able to find another job here in Abu Dhabi, I will still get a ban on Labor though it wasn’t my fault why I have been cancelled.

    Please help what do I have to do….

    Thank you

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    • Deepak M

      Feb 24. 2013

      Hi Dulce, If you have an attested degree plus salary (as per MOL slab) you can avoid ban. Also, if you find a job at Freezone company, there will be no ban! All the best!

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  507. Naeem Muhammad

    Feb 21. 2013

    Hi Mr. Deepak, Recently me working in a Company at VISA of General Accountant, Salary is 2,900/- P.M in total & i hav completed 9 month only and now i have 5000+ offer with JAFZA VISA, can you guide me that i will be ban or not? I will wait for your kind response. Thanks

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    • Deepak M

      Feb 24. 2013

      Hi Naeem, Since your company is in JAFZA you will not have ban.

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  508. chy

    Feb 17. 2013

    Hi Mr. Deepak..

    I worked to these company for 2 yrs. my labor card is finished last January 26, 2013 but they ask me to work until end of this month Feb 20 2013.My residence visa will expired next month March 24 2013.I want to ask until when I can stay here after cancelling my visa and how much should a get if my salary per month is 3000 and my basic in my contract is 1300dhs. In those 2 yrs i went for vacation once and it happened when i reach 1 yr I took 30days but I’m the one who pay for my ticket. I want to ask weather I can get leave pay also including my gratuity?

    I hope you can help me. Pls. send your answer to my mail. Thank you God bless.

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    • Deepak M

      Feb 19. 2013

      Hi Chy, Gratuity would be AED 1700/- plus whatever leave balance amount. after cancellation of your visa you can stay here for 30 days.

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  509. unknown

    Feb 17. 2013

    hi, i was working with a company from june 2012 and now in january i lost because of the cut down in the company now they have cancelled my visa and everything i had just some days left to go back i had a ban of 6 months i got a job but they were telling that if you can do something to lift yourban then only they will take can youi tell me or mail me back how can i lift the ban as they were offreing me less than 5000 aed.. please let me know immediately

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    • Deepak M

      Feb 19. 2013

      Hi,I dont think you can lift the ban …but try to ask your company NOC and check with MOL.

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      • miki

        Feb 21. 2013

        Hi I have almost the same situation as him. If I be able to get an NOC would that be able to lift my ban?

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        • Deepak M

          Feb 24. 2013

          Hi Miki, having NOC will definitely help. Seek clarification from MOL.

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  510. maganes

    Feb 16. 2013

    and also we pay for our own yearly ticket , i didnt know about this and they half our vacation 15 days only for every six months ..plss help us..

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  511. maganes

    Feb 16. 2013

    Hi Mr Deepak can you help me ..my company is not good to their employee we work 13 hours a day and sometimes 18 hour when we got shipments and they didnt pay our excess hour and they cut our salary too much ..almost 5 months in working in this company i never felt they implement what ive sign in contract..pls can you help us

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  512. ganesh

    Feb 13. 2013

    Hi Mr. Deepak..Thanks for ur help..
    I just want to know that My labour card will expired on 14th March 2013, and i want to go before 25th march 2013 to india, i already gave my resign to company with saying i will work till 25th march but i dont think my company will do may cancelltion before 25th march. what can i do? is there any ban for me ?
    I will finish my vissa on 14th march 2013 …so please give me sugession …tahnk u

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    • Deepak M

      Feb 15. 2013

      I dont think you will have a ban because you are going to complete the visa and visa period.
      I would suggest you to request the HR to start all the necessary procedures for cancellation of the visa to avoid other consequences in the future.

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  513. wilson abarca

    Feb 12. 2013

    i workd six years at the cargo company after my visa expires i filed a complaint at the labor office for nt receiving 3 months of my salary, my gratuity and plane ticket as i received only one ticket home for the whole six working years. months have passed my compny has given me only 3 tho for all the complaints, that time the company was at the brink of bankcruptcy i did not get the cancellation papers as im still expecting i could get my money. my employer and i had met at the labor office trying to settle the problem 7 months have passed since the first complaint my employer went to jail due to some problems in the bank

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  514. sarath

    Feb 12. 2013

    Dear sir ,
    I am new to UAE and have only completed three months in my current job and my current salary is 4250, I have been offered a job in an another company at a salary of 4500 , will i be able to move to this new job with out getting any ban. In case i get ban, is there a way to lift it by paying money to ministry of labor. the new company is not a freezone company ,
    if you give me you email id i could send a copy of my job contract to you . kindly advice me on this matter as i am on the verge of getting terminated from my current employment

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    • Deepak M

      Feb 13. 2013

      You cannot avoid ban unfortunately.

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      • sarath

        Feb 14. 2013

        Dear sir
        I have an update to my situation , the company has now offered me 5000 AED as salary .they have send me the offer letter stating the salary ,Will it be fine in this case , will i still get the ban
        Thanks for the help

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        • Deepak M

          Feb 17. 2013

          Hi Sarath, considering what designation and degree (attested) you are having only can avoid ban.
          There are certain slabs as per MOL. For more information please call MOL and get it cleared your doubt.

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  515. redrum

    Feb 11. 2013

    Hi Deepak, if the company terminates you and they are willing to give an NOC would I still have ban? I have been in the company for 7 months now. Appreciate your reply. Thank you!

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    • Deepak M

      Feb 12. 2013

      Now a days NOC rule is not applicable. You can avoid ban only if you have proper attested degree plus salary (new offer) according to the MOL SLAB. as you know Labour rules are dynamic and change according to the time and certain professions are exempt these days from ban.

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  516. amjith

    Feb 10. 2013

    hi deepak , pls let me congratz for ur owesome helping mind towards others .. god bless u dude ,,, deepak my problem is tht i complete 1 year and 2 months in an oil company ( 2 year visa) am work as an engineer .. can i move to other company without ban . and its my first visa too .. so plzz help me too dude

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  517. Adhere

    Feb 08. 2013

    Sir I will resigned to my job I have 2yrs contract and I will not finished it. I been here in our company for 1yr and I have a new employer in fives star hotel and it’s freezone is there any ban?

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    • Deepak M

      Feb 10. 2013

      No you will not have ban since your new company is in Free zone.

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  518. jen

    Feb 06. 2013

    Sir, I sign my contract last Feb. 20 2012 but they didn’t give a copy of it..and my labor card expiration date is on March 06 2014, now I’m resigning to my company effectively Feb. 06 2013,.. but my boss didn’t give me NOC or release., is their any possibilities that i have a ban? can i still work here in UAE?

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    • Deepak M

      Feb 07. 2013

      Yes you will have ban. You can only work in companies which are in free zone or obtain NOC from your existing company.

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  519. jonfy

    Feb 01. 2013

    sir , I am working in a company in free zone rak.
    I have completed 4.5 years(1.5 year balance) in this company.
    i get a offer from a government company in Dubai .
    can i join a new company ? If I will pass my resignation, will there be any chances of ban?my present company will not give any support.please give me a reply

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  520. jonfy

    Feb 01. 2013

    sir , I am working in a company in free zone rak.I have completed 4.5 years(1.5 year balance) in this company.i get a offer from a government company in Dubai .can i join a new company ? If I will pass my resignation, will there be any chances of ban? my present company will not give any support.please give me a reply

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    • Jhing

      Feb 23. 2013

      Hi Mr. Deepak,
      Good Day!

      Im working now in my company for 9 months here in Dubai,suddenly their some problem since our company is taking over of one of the partner.We can no longer get our air-ticket and they force us to sign again a company contract, I have 1 offer in Sharjah Freezone, Will i have ban? how can i lift my ban? can you give me any idea what should i do.

      Hoping for your consideration.

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  521. keannu

    Jan 31. 2013

    Hi Mr. Deepak, I would like to ask your good self regarding my concern, I was hired last Jan. 6, 2013 and my visa was already stamped as well. further to this, my contract is UNLIMITED, but unfortunately Im not happy with my new environment and I managed to found a better salary offer from another company. my question is that, is there any 6 months company or labor ban if just incase I will grab the opportunity ?

    Or if just in case i want to lift that ban just to join other company is it possible to pay the MOL. and how much is the cost for that?

    I hope you could at least give me an idea on these.

    thank you so much

    God bless

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  522. keannah

    Jan 31. 2013

    Hi Mr. Deepak, I would like to ask your good self regarding my concern, I was hired last Jan. 6, 2013 and my visa was already stamped as well. further to this, my contract is UNLIMITED, but unfortunately Im not happy with my new environment and I managed to found a better salary offer from another company. my question is, is there any 6 months company or labor ban for me if I will grab the opportunity ?

    Or if just in case i want to lift that ban just to join other company is it possible to pay the MOL. and how much is the cost for that?

    I hope you could at least give me an idea on these.

    thank you so much

    God bless

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    • Deepak M

      Feb 11. 2013

      There is no such rule to pay MOL and avoid ban.
      You will have automatically 6 months ban if you cancel the visa before the expiry.
      If you have attested degree plus 12k salary you can avoid ban.
      For more information pls call MOL.

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  523. Raj

    Jan 31. 2013

    Dear Deepak i want to know if a person join a new company and now his working under 3 months provisional period, or if any company offer him a job then he can join new job or not.
    salary is AED 3500 /month in present company .

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    • Deepak M

      Jan 31. 2013

      if his visa is stamped then he cannot join other company he will have a ban.

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  524. SAQIB RAZA

    Jan 19. 2013

    I HAVE A PROFESSIONAL DEGREE (ACCA) QUALIFIED. WILL I BE BANNED IF LEFT MY JOB BEFOR THE EXPIRY OF CONTRRACT PERIOD…

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  525. mark

    Jan 16. 2013

    I previously work in a coffee shop for 8months and didn’t finished my contract because I got dismiss after that I tried to search for a new job and find anew one but suddenly I was inform by the employer that they cannot hire me because I have a labor ban is there any other way I can take out the ban because I am only offered 3500aed

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  526. Shakira

    Jan 15. 2013

    Sir my boss cancelled me after 5 months of 2 years unlimited contract. I know automatically I have labour ban. Sir is it possible to work in a Free zone Company despite my 6 months ban?

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  527. Mr. Simple

    Jan 13. 2013

    Good day, hi sir, I’m working in this company in exactly one year now and my contract will be for two years. I have a good oppurtunity offered by another company and is offering me 12k+ salary. If I will pass my resignation, will there be any chances of ban? I am working in oil and gas industry as a piping engineer.

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    • Deepak M

      Jan 16. 2013

      if you have got professional degree yes you will not have ban

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  528. rehman

    Jan 13. 2013

    Hi sir, tiz is rehman i am in a company from 6 months but now i want to change my job my current salary is 4750 and i am joining in a new company with salary of 5000 will i get any ban. Because tiz is second time iam changing already 6 months before i got a ban for living my first job and now i am in to second job but now i am jumping into third job with salary of 5k so just want to will i get ban or not. Because all my friends says rules hav changed from 2013 so please give me the correct information.

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  529. Malik

    Dec 25. 2012

    hi this is masoma. i have joined this company may 2010, and wanna to leave. because i have better opportunity.
    my contract is for 3 years and its unlimited. will it be any ban? even i have completed 2 years as per new rules.

    my labor card expiry is may 2013.

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  530. Malik

    Dec 25. 2012

    hi this is masoma. i have joined this company may 2010, and wanna to leave. because i have better opportunity.
    my contract is for 3 years and its unlimited. will it be any ban? even i have completed 2 years as per new rules.

    my labor card expiry is may 2013.

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  531. zebrina

    Dec 24. 2012

    i will finish my 2 years in my company in january 18.My labour card expiry date is january 18 2013. i have unlimited contract. i told my company that i will not continue in the company after january 18 2013, so they told me that they will cancel my visa on january 20, 2013. will i still get a ban?

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    • Deepak M

      Jan 03. 2013

      If you complete your contractual period then there won’t be a ban.

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  532. Fairoz

    Dec 19. 2012

    Hi,

    If we renew the Limited contract 2nd time after 3 years completion is there any ban if i cancel the 2nd contract … My contract type is Limited contract. your reply values

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  533. ajay

    Dec 18. 2012

    hi sir iam ajay i have been working in current company since june 7 2012 so i finished 30 months i gave my resignation bcz i got new job in other company my visa is 3 years visa ,so still there is 6 months left .in my visa cancellation they gave 6 months band .my question is why they put 6 months band even i finished 30 months in same company and how can i remove ban ? bcz i got good opportunity .could you please tell me the solution on this i very great full to you if u can
    thank you.

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    • Deepak M

      Dec 20. 2012

      You cannot avoid ban….to avoid ban you should have completed your contract period.One more possibility to avoid ban is you should have 12k salary plus masters degree.

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    • Deepak M

      Dec 20. 2012

      You cannot avoid ban….to avoid ban you should have completed your contract period.One more possibility to avoid ban is you should have 12k salary plus masters degree

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  534. 1234

    Dec 18. 2012

    how to avoid ban with current employer my visa is valid for 17 months more. i am not happy with my current employer and i am getting new job

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    • Deepak M

      Dec 19. 2012

      you cannot avoid ban unless you complete your contract period

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  535. abdulla

    Dec 17. 2012

    Hi Mr. Deepak,
    Currently I’ve been working for more than 16 months in my present company. I want to find a new job with better salary compensation than my current company.
    My current employer is ready to provide NOC for me, is the 6 month ban still applicable for me if I quit my job now and transfer to another company .I’m a graduate.
    Is the NOC from the current employer enough to show to the Ministry of Labour that they have no problem in transferring the sponsorship of the employee to avoid the ban?
    Kindly advice Sir.
    Appreciate your reply to this matter. Thanks!

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  536. M.saeed jan

    Dec 15. 2012

    i am working in al ain b4 2 months i joined my new job so i want to change my job to sharjah so can i change my job with out 6 months ban?

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    • Deepak M

      Dec 18. 2012

      will have 6 months ban, i presume.

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      • Pradip

        Jan 29. 2013

        Dear Deepak Sir,

        I am new in UAE and just completed 4 months with my employer and signed 2 years unlimited contract. But now the situation in this company is really not satisfied to me so that I am trying to get new offer from sharjha saif zone based company. Please advise will be there ban for me if get offer from Saif zone company??

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        • Deepak M

          Jan 30. 2013

          if you go for freezone then there wont be a ban.

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        • Deepak M

          Feb 04. 2013

          Yes you can join any company in free zone.There is no ban if you get employed in free zone.

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  537. Jennifer Artus

    Dec 15. 2012

    I already signed the contract and done on my medical but Before that , I imformed by employers that I wnna quit coz the job that im looking for is tottlay different in what they have. during my second day I told them that i wanna quit since that time I didnt sign the contract yet. But they threaten me that they will send me back home to the philippines or either they tell the labour to give a 6 months ban or make it worst to make it a year or lifetime. I am very new here in dubai. I came here last nov.2 2012. and its becoz I m new here, I m realy afraid to send bACK HOME. coz I have dreams to have to good life soon after working abroad. My question is can I still find onother employer. I have my highschool diploma?

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  538. Jennifer Artus

    Dec 15. 2012

    I already signed the contract and done on my medical but Before that , I imformed by employers that I wnna quit coz the job that im looking for is tottlay different in what they have. during my second day I told them that i wanna quit since that time I didnt sign the contract yet. But they threaten me that they will send me back home to the philippines or either they tell the labour to give a 6 months ban or make it worst to make it a year or lifetime. I am very new here in dubai. I came here last nov.2 2012. and its becoz I m new here, I m realy afraid to send bACK HOME. coz I have dreams to have to good life soon after working abroad.

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  539. zaki abbas

    Dec 15. 2012

    Hi Mr. Deepak,
    I am working in a company from 21 months and now i want to change my company for good salary .I have diploma but not attested ,so i will get ban?or there is any way to remove it?

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  540. BUGOY

    Dec 10. 2012

    DEAR MR. DEEPAK

    IM ONLY 9 MONTHS ON MY PREVIOUS JOB, i HAVE A SALARY OF 3000 AED, AND NOW I FOUND A NEW JOB THAT OFFERS ME 4.500 AED, MY PREVIOUS JOB WILL GIVE ME NOC (NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE) I HAVE A DIPLOMA WITH RED RIBBON AS WELL.. PLEASE TELL ME WHAT TO DO,

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    • Deepak M

      Dec 15. 2012

      I think you will have a ban because you are not completing your contract period

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  541. bungot

    Dec 06. 2012

    Hi Mr. Deepak,

    Currently I’ve been working for more than 9 months in my present company. I want to find a new job with better salary compensation than my current company.

    If my current employer now can provide NOC for me, is the 6 month ban still applicable for me if I quit my job now and transfer to another company that can give me higher salary?

    Is the NOC from the current employer enough to show to the Ministry of Labour that they have no problem in transferring the sponsorship of the employee (for me example) to avoid the ban?

    Kindly advice Sir.

    Appreciate your reply to this matter. Thanks!

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  542. Wilson B`

    Dec 05. 2012

    I have completed 6 months in current company. can i apply in freezone companies.

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  543. sattar.

    Dec 04. 2012

    Dear I have 2 years contract. But i want to change job after 10 months period..I have an Engineer degree with an attested . If new job offer may have salary of 5000, can i avoid 6 months ban?????

    Thanks,

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  544. Simi

    Dec 04. 2012

    Hi Deepak,

    I am on my husbands visa. I hold masters degree. my joining date was 25th nov 2012, worked for a week and due to health problems left job. My labour card is been issued. Will I have a ban?? How can lift the ban? Please help

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    • Deepak M

      Dec 08. 2012

      There is a new rule but i am not sure whether is implemented in pvt sector. Even though if you are on husband sponsorship and the labout card has been issued you still have a ban. but better to check in immigration

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  545. samad

    Nov 26. 2012

    i had joined in new company from sep15.my salry is 13000 and MBA holder.6 months is my probation period.if i change my job,will there be any ban?if so how can i lift it?If my current employer will give NOC then also ban is there?plz advise

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    • Deepak M

      Nov 28. 2012

      No ban i guess.

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    • A.M

      May 01. 2013

      Dear Deepak,

      I am working in a school for past 3 years under school visa,but recently I got a job offer from another school which has a good pay and a better working environment, But my current employer is refusing to accept my resignation and has clearly told they will not allow me to leave. What should I do??

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  546. nurse

    Nov 20. 2012

    hi Deepak,

    I am a nurse. I have a labour ban of one year for breaking my 3 year contract (i finished 2 years and 6 months) as a messenger in a clinic. Now, i found a new employer offering me 7000dhs, and giving me a NURSE title in the visa. My visa is ready according to the recruitment agency, and they now asked me when to travel to UAE. My worries is that, how can my visa ready if I have one year ban (it’s my 5th month after cancellation) from the labour? Do you think I will have problem if they start to process my work permit and find out in the labour that I have 1 year ban?

    Please I badly need your help.. Thanks and God Bless!

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    • Deepak M

      Nov 21. 2012

      could be…better you ask with your new employer PRO to check in immigration if you have labour ban or not.

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  547. shoukkath

    Nov 20. 2012

    one yea finished

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  548. shoukkath

    Nov 20. 2012

    hello deepak.
    i am shoukkath now my work as sales executive. i got a job other co. as a accountant post. can i join this post. i have degree and sponcer NOC. Pls give me rael information.

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  549. Name (required)

    Nov 18. 2012

    Six month ban

    I work as a Assistant engineer in Dubai. I have completed 3 months in service. I am planning to change my job. I received a better job offer from a other Company in Dubai.
    In my internal contract, my designation is Assistant Engineer, my
    conract an unlimited contract. I have not completed two years in
    service.in persent company i have 10000 Dhs per month

    the new company offer me more than 11000,the basic will be 3000.My qulification is Deploma in Mechanical engineering.

    Will a six-month labour ban be enforced even if the new job ? Is there any way lift the ban
    a way to lift the ban

    Waiting for your replay,

    Best Regards,

    Rajkumar

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    • Deepak M

      Nov 20. 2012

      To avoid ban you should have master’s degree plus 12k salary. In your case i would suggest you to check with your PRO or immigration about this.

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  550. Vinoth

    Nov 18. 2012

    Hi Deepak,
    this is vinoth, i am in unlimited 2 year contract, my company was terminated my service at the end of the probation period. and they gave me 30 days time to find a another job. so, the visa cancellation is in hold. and now i got a job, ( its not a free zone). and my doubt are : now i am having a degree with uae attested. not master degree, bacholar degree (B.B.A) please advoice me that, what is the salary limit to avoid the labour ban.

    one guy said, master degree : 12,000 aed salary and bacholar degreee 7,000 aed salary.

    is it true. i am in confusion, please help me, how can i avoid the ban and to continue my work here.

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    • Deepak M

      Nov 20. 2012

      To avoid ban you should have master’s degree and 12K plus salary.

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  551. Sam

    Nov 13. 2012

    I have been working in real estate on commission only for 8 months, i have been offer a job still in real estate for Dhs5000 basic plus commission. I have high school certificate, will i get a ban?

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  552. Robert

    Nov 11. 2012

    HEllo
    I have holding labour visa and find new work in uae in different states and he give me other visa, my problem not finish my contract 2 years im still 1 year… if applicable to avoid the ban?

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  553. Robert

    Nov 11. 2012

    I have holding labour visa and find new work in uae in different states and he give me other visa, my problem not finish my contract 2 years im still 1 year… if applicable to avoid the ban?

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  554. rawal16

    Nov 10. 2012

    Dear I have 2 years contract. But i want to change job after 7 months period..I am an MBA with an attested degree . If new job offer may have salary of 6000, can i avoid 6 months ban?????

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    • Deepak M

      Nov 11. 2012

      NO. Your new salary should be more than 12 k then only you can avoid ban. Check with your new employer.

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  555. shahzad

    Nov 01. 2012

    Hi,

    I have BBA (4years) Hons degree and i got new job with salary of 12,000 ,I just want to know if the ban can be avoidable in this case as i am leaving my company after 19months of service?
    pls advise.

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    • Deepak M

      Nov 04. 2012

      if you have your masters degree and plus 12 k salary then only can avoid ban

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  556. sanjay

    Oct 29. 2012

    DEAR DEEPAK,

    MY WIFE WAS WORKING AS A PHARMACIST SALARY WAS DHS.5500/- AND AFTER COMPLETION OF ONE AND HALF YEAR SHE LEFT THE JOB AND THERE IS 6 MONTH BAN AND ONE WEEK BACK AND SHE GOT A BETTER JOB OF PHARMACIST SALARY OF DHS.8500/- . NOW CAN SHE LIFT THE 6 MONTH BAN.? KINDLY REPLY.OLD COMPANY IS READY TO GIVE NO OBJECTION LETTER ALSO.

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  557. Hassan

    Oct 28. 2012

    hello
    i was employed for my company 25 december, 2011 on an unlimited contract. now i am planning to change my job. actually i have been applying for new jobs and planning to have a salary of 6000-7000 dhs. my question is that ban is applicapable for me if i find like this job? or is there any way to avoid from it or to lift the ban?
    thanks beforehand..

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    • Deepak M

      Oct 31. 2012

      If you have your master’s degree plus salary to be more than 10 to 12 k then only you can avoid ban

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  558. dipmak

    Oct 26. 2012

    I’ working for my recent company for 14 months of 2 yrs contract. I got a new job offering me 5k plus which is about 3 times more than of my recent salary.
    Is certificate attestation must or we can lift the ban by paying fine also?? In need of guidance please.

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    • Deepak M

      Oct 29. 2012

      To avoid Ban you need to complete your contract period…If you are salary is more than 10 k and if you have Master’s degree then you might avoid ban. However this depends on DNRD or respective department authorities.

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  559. GOPI

    Oct 25. 2012

    i am a registered pharmacist passed MOH and DOH and i have two years labour contract with salary of dhs. 6000/- and completed only one and i left the company and now i got a new job of pharmacist and new company offering me salary of dhs.8000/- . and old company giving me no objection certificate. i am a graduate ?
    how can i avoid 6 months ban.please reply

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  560. Abdul Rehman

    Oct 22. 2012

    if i will show my diploma of associate engineering of 3 years how much salary offer latter i will have than i can avoid from 6 month ban?

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    • Deepak M

      Oct 22. 2012

      If you have diploma degree I think there will be ban…you cannot avoid.

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  561. Aftab

    Oct 17. 2012

    can u plz guide me?
    I hold a bachelor degree, my joining date was 5 Dec, 2010 with 3 years visa. Now, i found a new job of 3.500 and i want to join this.
    how can i avoid 6 months ban?

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  562. Ajith

    Oct 15. 2012

    In my Labor ID card the Two year finished at 22 October,But in my passport it will complete in 29 November would i know ban will come when i resign my Job at the end of October.

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    • Deepak M

      Oct 16. 2012

      Labour ban will depend on your labour card date not on residence visa.

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      • jithu james

        May 07. 2014

        hi deepak,

        my contract will get completed on 7th june. so i gave my letter stating that i am not interested in renewing my contract(on 6th may) ,but now my employer is telling that i not need to come from next week and he will cancel my visa very soon,
        in this case what i will do :? or whether i will get any BAN for my new job,? kindly advise meee…

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