DIFC services.

A single window service provider.

DIFC acts as a single point of contact for end-to-end client servicing. The Centre offers an integrated platform with an independent regulatory and legal system and a specialised infrastructure. Our streamlined process makes setting up and operating within DIFC both clear and efficient. With a centralised client-servicing model, DIFC is equipped to provide a breadth of services from registration, incorporation, and licensing to leasing and employee sponsorship processes, commercial property ownership, query handling, issue resolutions, expansion assistance and client induction.

Government Services

The Government Services Office in DIFC serves as a single window service provider for obtaining employment and residency permits and other government services required by DIFC clients.

Established to extend the support of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA), our offices offer a number of visa services, including Employment Visa, Visit Visa, Dependent Visa, Long Term Visa and Non-DIFC Sponsored Employment services.

Through our integrated client portal system, business entities can facilitate the submission of dependent visa packages and range of other optional services.

Contact our help desk: gs.helpdesk@difc.ae

Government Services Office working hours are Monday to Friday from 8am to 3pm.

Popular services and requests

Popular document downloads

  • Government Services Client Handbook and Fees – Employee Services
  • Government Services Client Handbook and Fees – Dependent Services
  • Data protection regulations 2020
  • Certification policy
  • Trust handbook
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