Government Services

The DIFC Government Services Office is a single window service provider for businesses and residents in DIFC. The services provided include visas; employment and residency permits; driving and alcohol licences and other government services provided by DIFC clients. The office caters to different visas and employment types, including employment visa, visit visas, dependent visas, and non-DIFC sponsored employment services.

Access services through the client portal system.

Government Services Office working hours are: Sunday to Thursday 08:00am - 03:00pm

Employment Allocation

As part of our commitment to strengthening our partnerships with our valued clients, we have reviewed the space allocation for employees mentioned in the Personal Sponsorship Agreement according to best practice and the highest standards of governance and transparency.

Business Activity

  • Business Centers
  • Kiosks
  • Fine dining and casual dining
  • Hotel
  • Others

Employment Allocation

  • 1 visa /desk
  • 3 per kiosk
  • 60 sq. ft./person
  • 200 sq. ft./person
  • 80 sq. ft./person

Contact our help desk at



Government Services Client Handbook & Price List

  • GSO Client Handbook and Fees – Employee Services
  • GSO Client Handbook and Fees – Dependent Services
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