The GDRFA-D (General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs - Dubai) is the agency of the Dubai Government that regulates entry and exit of international travelers to and from the emirate of Dubai and also oversees residency of foreign nationals.

Working at the GDRFA-D offers varied and exciting experiences; you can make a difference in people’s lives, sometimes a life-changing difference. At the same time, you can contribute to nation-building, and help make the UAE safe and secure for all to live and thrive.

Our staff get the opportunities they need to build a fulfilling and rewarding career. Continuous learning ensures that you never stop learning throughout your career. You could have the chance to meet and interact with people from many different countries and cultural backgrounds.

We employ people in many different disciplines and a variety of roles including operational services, media, customer services, management, IT and other areas.

Our staff are versatile and skilled in a variety of fields; we are professional, and we employ people from diverse backgrounds.

We are especially aware of the needs of working women. No less than 33% of our employees are women, and there are many initiatives to ensure that women have all they need to get ahead in their careers and contribute to the work of the GDFRA-D and to society as a whole. Personal issues unique to women are also addressed by specialized organizations and fora.

We welcome people who are differently abled to come and work with us, and our workplace is geared to provide for their special needs. Indeed, many of our differently-abled employees have shown what can be achieved by them given the right encouragement and an environment in which they can flourish.

Explore this section of our website to learn more about working at the GDRFA-D and see if any of our open positions is a good fit for you.


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