How To Protect Your Residency Contract With The Ejari System?

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How To Protect Your Residency Contract With The Ejari System? Photo by Arvind  Sharma

“Ejari” means “my rent” in Arabic. The Ejari service on the E-DNRD portal is a revolutionary system that makes the real estate sector in Dubai as one of the best and efficient ones. The Ejari services have been created to regulate and facilitate an efficient relationship between the landlords and tenants in Dubai. As a progression of the government efficiency in the real estate, The Ejari online registration system is designed to meet the requirements of the law and establish a regulatory system for the rental market, and protecting the rights of everyone involved. Here we tell you how the ejari services protect your residency contract in Dubai.

With the Ejari system, you need to register on the E-DNRD portal through the Ejari typing center and upload all the necessary details which can be accessed by your landlord or your real estate agent. Also, your landlord or real estate agent will need to register the details of the contract agreement, the name of the rental company and property data on the same online portal. The normal registration fee is AED 190 and it should be paid by the landlord. You both are jointly responsible for the registration of the details, but in most cases, it is the tenant that registers with the E-DNRD.

The following services are provided by the Ejari services:

• Registering and recording the initial lease agreements between you and your landlord or the real estate agent

• Offers official documentation records of all the renewals, cancellations, transfers and terminations which can be accessed by you or your landlord or real estate agent


• It records all the terms and conditions which give full weight to the tenant and landlord of real estate agent

• Once the agreement is registered into the system it is allocated a unique barcode which acts as a reference through the life of the contract.


With this establishment of each and every transaction, changes and minute details, it proves a transparency between the landlord and tenant and fully integrates the rental contracts into a legal framework. This opens up a large possibility of being able to review these contracts seamlessly in the event of any disputes that arise in the future. However, the obligatory registration of the rental contracts via the ejari online registration should not be over looked easily, as it is punishable by law. It is a plan that links all the parties in the property rental and management sectors, including licensed companies of those who own and manage their properties or landlords who manage their own properties individually or legal representatives, in order to enable them to register and issue contracts.

Author's Profile

Arvind Sharma is an employee of Cox and Kings Global Services with an extensive knowledge of visa and visa related services. He shares his knowledge which includes information the international standards of E-DNRD, Ejari Online Registration and Ejari Services, and how it will help travelers.


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