Hire contractors in the United Arab Emirates
Hiring contractors in United Arab Emirates? Rippling can help you onboard and pay Emirati contractors contractors in a single system. In just a few clicks, you can localize onboarding, provision IT and app access, and run payroll for your contractors in United Arab Emirates—while staying compliant with local laws.
Avg Time to Hiring
Less than 5 minutes
GMT+4 (Abu Dhabi)
at a glance
Hiring contractors in the United Arab Emirates can be a rollercoaster
Navigating the intricacies of employment laws in the United Arab Emirates requires a deep understanding of local laws and customs. From the bustling construction industry to the allure of free zones, understanding how to pay contractors in the UAE can empower international companies to tap into the Gulf's thriving economy. With Rippling, you can grow your international team quickly while remaining compliant.Read our free guide
Avoid misclassifying contractors in the United Arab Emirates
Rippling can help you avoid costly misclassification mistakes. Worried that your Emirati contractors are misclassified? Try our free classification assessment to find out.Take our free quiz
GLOBAL WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT
Support your Emirati contractors right out of the box with Rippling
Onboard contractors in the United Arab Emirates in 90 seconds
Rippling makes it incredibly easy to set up your Emirati contractors. Adapt everything—from contractor data fields and documents to currencies—based on their work location, comply with local laws using built-in consulting agreement templates, and provision app access with a few clicks.
Global Workforce Management
Seamlessly transition contractors to employees
As your business grows, your workforce needs change. You can easily transition a contractor to an employee in minutes while preserving any historical data. Hire and pay via Rippling EOR, or pay them through your own entity with Rippling Global Payroll.
APP & IT MANAGEMENT
Set up and manage your Emirati contractors’ IT needs
Give contractors access to apps like Google Workspace and Slack with a few clicks—and remove it just as easily at the end of their contracts. You can increase security by enforcing multi-factor authentication and even set up workflows to automatically alert you of any suspicious login activity.
Easily pay Emirati contractors in AED
Set payments in USD or their local currency, and easily pay all contractors in a single pay run, no matter where they are located. And if you need to pay someone off-cycle for a late invoice or add in a reimbursement? Rippling can take care of that.