Hiring a maid from an agency means not having to worry about a visa or whether you are hiring a maid legally. We’ve listed some of the many agencies in the UAE and their hourly costs.
Things to check before choosing an agency
- What services? You can normally choose to pay extra for cleaning products. The amount of time you choose depends on whether you also want them to do ironing, washing, cooking, babysitting etc. When choosing an agency, check whether they offer these extras and at what cost.
- What notice? Also check how much notice you need to give of cancelations, e.g. for vacations or to swap days for public holidays, as well as for total cancelation of the contract with the agency.
- How do agencies charge? Generally agencies charge by the hour but for a minimum of two to four hours per session.
- Get insurance cover: Make sure you are covered by accidental damage on your home insurance and whether you need additional maid cover, for instance if your maid falls while working in your property. [Compare home insurance]
UAE cleaning agencies
|Maid agency||AED/ hr||Phone no||Website||Notes|
|7 Days Maids||35||04 252 3272||7daysmaids.com||Different rates on Fridays/ holidays/ deep cleans|
|800 Clean||40||800 25326||800clean.com||Four-hour minimum call-out|
|City Sky (Sky Maid)||40||04 332 4600||cityskymaid.com||Four-hour minimum call-out. AED 25 for male cleaners, 35 for female.|
|Dial A Maid||35||800 5151||dialamaid.ae||Four-hour minimum call-out|
|Dubai Maids||80||04 880 4670||dubai-maids.com||Per hour cost for crew of two maids|
|Eco Maid||35||04 388 1292||ecomaidme.com||Four-hour minimum call-out|
|Helping Hands||30||800 4427||helpinghandsuae.com||Offers membership and loyalty program, and two-hour minimum call-out|
|Home Help||35||04 355 5100||homehelp.ae||Two- to four-hour minimum call-out, depending on location|
|Howdra||40||04 238 0088||howdra.ae||Four-hour minimum call-out|
|Jumeirah Maid Cleaning Services||35||04 344 6690||jumeiramaid.com||Four-hour minimum call-out|
|Just Mop||35||055 774 67 56||justmop.com||Two-hour minimum call-out|
|Kingdom Group||35||02 627 2755||kingdomgroup.ae||Four-hour minimum call-out. Prices start at AED35 for Muroor and Hamdan road and can increase for other areas.|
|Maids.ae||45||055 222 9800||abudhabimaids.ae||Four-hour minimum call-out|
|Maidsmatic||40||05 566 46662||maidsmatic.ae||Four-hour minimum call-out|
|Molly Maid||35||04 339 77 99||mollymaidme.com||Three-hour minimum call-out|
|Pretty Polly||35||050 091 74000||prettypollycleaning.ae||Two-hour minimum call-out. Different rates on Fridays/ holidays|
|SMS Maids||35||04 258 2425||smsmaids.com||Two- to four-hour minimum call-out, depending on location|