No. Entry permits will be only be issued for maids under the sponsorship of unit owners or tenants. As per local law, a person can only work for you as maid or another household staff member, if he / she is sponsored by you OR if you hire the services of an individual through a reputable agency. You cannot employ a person on someone else’s sponsorship, even if they obtain an NOC from their sponsor. This is illegal and you could be fined up to AED 100,000 by the local authorities.