Dismissal Letter


Basic Info

  • Applicable Region UAE
  • Available Languages
    English & Arabic
  • Document No 0000577
  • Version V 1.0
  • Last Updated 08-31-2023
  • Reviews 0
Document Summary

This dismissal letter is issued by a company when it decides to dismiss an employee from work without prior notice for reason of employee’s misconduct or unacceptable performance.


Pursuant to article 44 of Federal Decree-Law No. 33 of 2021, the employer may dismiss the employee without notice after conducting a written investigation with him and the dismissal decision shall be in writing and justified and the employer or its representative shall hand it over to the employee.

The reason for dismissal must be one of the reasons mentioned in this article.


This document is intended for use in the United Arab Emirates.

Before Execution

- The information on this front page or contained in the headers and footers of this instrument are for guidance purposes only.

- Please delete this front page together with the information contained in the headers, footers, and the endnotes prior to circulating this letter. Where square brackets […] and highlights are used in the document, it indicates that there is missing or incomplete information which will need to be incorporated prior to signature.

- Please remove the square brackets and all highlighting prior to signature.


This document is provided for reference only and is not intended to be, and should not be considered, legal advice. Determinations about whether this document will be appropriate in your particular situation or jurisdiction should be made after consultation with a legal counsel. Kanoony will not assume any legal liability that may arise from the use of this document.