Applying For A Pro (Public Relations Officer) Card

Most companies in Dubai employ a Public Relations Officer (PRO). This is an individual who deals on behalf of the company with the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs and Ministry of Labour. The company will need to apply for a PRO card that is valid for one year and allows the company to hire someone to specialise in these activities.


  • Company already has an establishment labour card and an establishment immigration card.
  • Representative is already employed by the company and under their sponsorship.

What to bring

  • Police clearance certificate 
  • Residence visa (copy)
  • Two passport-sized photos
  • Trade licence and immigration card (copies) for all represented companies.
  • Request letter in Arabic from the sponsor (on company letterhead).
  • Dhs.650 for expatriate 
  • Dhs.350 for UAE national


  • General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA).
  • Complete card application form (at typing office).
  • Authorised representative and sponsor must sign and stamp forms.
  • Submit all documents and pay required fees.
  • Collect PRO card one week later; it is valid for one year and can be renewed with the same procedure.

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