The General Directorate of Residency & Foreigners Affairs – Dubai strives to achieve the UAE vision 2021, which is a plan that aims to make the UAE among the best countries in terms of economic and social development, by the golden jubilee of the union in 2021, through the utilization of national initiatives approved by the Cabinet.
In addition, GDRFA seeks to approve many policies that have a great role in facing the challenges and simplifying work procedures in the institution, among these policies are: Emiratization Policy, Customer Happiness Policy, Sustainability Policy, Intellectual Property Policy, Future Foresight Policy and Stakeholders Engagement Policy .
In line with the “UAE Vision 2021 and the “National agenda” Emiratization is a pillar and strategic goal that the General Directorate of Residency & Foreigners Affairs seeks to achieve through its existing business and strategies, and given the importance of the matter, every government entity is responsible for developing plans and initiatives to achieve the government's goals in building Citizens as a main pillar in the various fields of human resources, to enhance its position, both locally and globally.
Ownership of the policy: This policy is owned by the Human Resources department.
The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs is committed to the following:
- Achieving strategic and governmental alignment and implementing the strategic map of the General Directorate through implementing Emiratization plans to enhance the citizenship competencies in various professional fields of GDRFA Dubai.
- Ensure the selection and recruitment of the best citizenship national workforce to meet the current and future needs for GDRFA Dubai, by having a qualified human competency to ensure their development
- Increase Emirtization rates in GDRFA Dubai by setting plans and initiatives for the future to localize the targeted jobs.
- To Review this policy by all divisions and stakeholders, further to updating it annually or when needed.