United Arab Emirates

Last updated on July 26th, 2022

Country Overview

Currency  

AED 

Payroll cycle 

Monthly 

Employer taxes  

12.5% 

Minimum wage 

No minimum wage laws for expatriates 

 

For UAE nationals, 

No high school certificate- 3,000 AED 

High school certificate- 4,000 AED 

College degree or higher- 5,000 AED 

Working hours  

36-40 hours/week

Latest HR Statutory Updates

JUNE 2022

  • No Statutory Updates

MAY 2022

  • No Statutory Updates

APRIL 2022

  • Employees are entitled to an annual leave if they have completed six months of service.

MARCH 2022

  • FEDERAL DECREE LAW NO. 33 OF 2021 – REGULATION OF LABOUR RELATIONS IN PRIVATE SECTOR

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