For the purpose of sponsoring a Nanny/house maid, the Department of Naturalization and Residence in Dubai requires the following:

1. The basic salary shall be AED5000 + accommodation or 6000 without accommodation 
2. In case of accommodation 2 bed rooms required and the tenancy contract should be attested.
3. Labour contract which shows the salary should be attested.
4. AED 2,000 refundable guarantee for one time and the visa is for one year only renewable yearly.
5. The Fees are around AED 5,000 per year
6. A per the Dept. of Naturalization and Residency there is no minimum salary. The salary depends on the mutual   agreement between the sponsor and the maid.
7. For applicants with no child the Department of Naturalization and Residency will consider the application as special request and it will give the decision it may approve or reject.  In case of approval the applicant is allowed to bring the maid from the same nationality provided that he/she should get a letter from the embassy that proves that the nanny/maid is not one of the applicant relatives.

Posted: 14:41 February 28, 2013
Posted by Bassam Za’Za’, Legal and Court Correspondent
Source: http://gulfnews.com/uaessentials/ask-the-law

Cheers!!!

Francis😉