Government agencies called for verification of their authenticity..and not to pay money to fraudsters

Fake work contracts drain the pockets of victims through “social media”

Validation of the job offer is done through the embassies of the UAE.


Government and police agencies who wish to work in the country have warned against falling victim to the fraud process of some fake companies, especially those that are promoted through social media, warning of the need to ensure the reliability of work contracts and entry permits, and not to pay any sums of money for the recruitment process. .

In detail, "Emirates Today" monitored several fake websites and accounts from outside the country, on social media, deluding its followers of its ability to employ them in major national companies and government agencies in exchange for payment of sums of money, with various temptations, such as providing housing, travel and transportation allowances and obtaining privileges. Unrealistic, which prompted some to inquire about the validity of these offers, how to apply, and the requirements for obtaining these jobs.

Some scammers also impersonate well-known companies as a means of convincing victims and gaining their trust, then trapping them in a "fraud trap", targeting victims living in the country, as well as those looking for job opportunities from abroad.

For its part, the Abu Dhabi Police warned job seekers not to believe the lies of fraudsters, who are currently taking advantage of the opportunity to hold official events and events in the country to defraud them, by creating pages for fake companies on the Internet as approved recruitment companies or programs on social networking sites and allocating them to pay sums of money as fees for those Fake jobs, only to discover that applicants have fallen victim to fraud.

She called on the public to be careful and not to deal with fake online recruitment sites, which exploit their need for a job, and the majority of them practice electronic fraud by deceiving them of the ability to provide jobs with imaginary salaries in return for paying unfounded fees or expenses and without the existence of real jobs.

For its part, the UAE government has warned through its electronic portal that foreign people who wish to come to the UAE for work, visit, investment or residence may be subjected to fraud, whether in work contracts or entry visas, calling for the necessity to verify the validity of work contracts. , entry permits and visas, through the concerned authorities.

It called on individuals that if someone offers them a job in the UAE, they must be presented with a job offer issued by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation in the country. Entering the country on a tourist or visit visa, he may be subject to large fines and deportation from the country.

Through its electronic portal, it gave advice to the foreigner to follow before coming to the UAE to avoid fraud, namely: If someone offers you a job in the UAE, he must submit a job offer issued by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation in the UAE, and he must bear the signature of the responsible manager .

She said that it is possible to verify the validity of the job offer through the embassies of the UAE, and the job offer number can be used to verify the legal status of the employer through the website of the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (inquiry services - application status).

She stressed that it should be noted that the sponsor (the employer) is responsible for paying all the expenses of the recruitment process under the UAE Labor Law, and it must be ensured that the company has a legal existence and existence, and the name of the company can be searched in English and Arabic on the website of the National Economic Register and obtain company data.

She said that if a person has inquiries regarding work and employment contracts in the UAE, he can contact the Ministry of Human Resources and


via phone


, or via the mail

, or via the instant chat service, and if the person has obtained a visa An entry permit issued by Dubai, which can be verified through the website of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs, and as for visas/entry permits issued from Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah, or Fujairah, he can verify


its authenticity via the electronic platform


of the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship.

• The UAE government has sent, through its electronic portal, advice to the foreigner to follow before coming to the country.

Entry Permissions

The UAE government said, through its electronic portal, that entry permits for the purpose of tourism are issued by existing airlines in the UAE, such as "Emirates Airlines", "Etihad Airways", "Fly Dubai" and "Air Arabia", and also issues entry permits. For the purpose of tourism on behalf of hotels and travel agencies licensed in the UAE.

She stressed that it is not possible to complete the residence visa procedures for anyone who is still outside the UAE, as the applicant must enter the country with a valid entry permit, and remain in it until the procedures for issuing a residence visa are completed.

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