There are several different types of visa available in UAE. The most commonly
used are Visit visas, tourist visas and residency visas for expats.
Short Term Visit (30 Days)-Dubai
Dh350 For Single Entry
(Including Health Insurance)
Typing charge extra
Long Term Visit (90 Days)-Dubai
Dh750 For Single Entry
(Including Health Insurance)
Typing charge extra
Short Term Visit (30 Days)-Sharjah
Dh250 For Normal Application
Dh350 For Urgent (Dh40 Insurance and Typing charge
Long Term Visit (90 Days)-Sharjah
Dh600 For Normal Application
Dh700 For Urgent (Dh90 Insurance and Typing charge
Now individuals can apply for 3 months visit visas for Spouse,
Children, Parents, Father-in-law and Mother-in-law. Dh1000 to be
deposited and it is refundable after the visitor's exit.
For all other relations Dh2000 to be deposited.
Minimum salary requirement
Dh5,000 to sponsor brother/sister
Dh4,000 to sponsor parents, wife and children
Dh6000-Dh7000 to sponsor other relatives
Dh10000 to sponsor friends...
NOTE: We don't arrange Visa. Above
rates are for information only. We prepare individual sponsored visa
Visa on Arrival
Citizens of 47 countries can get a 30-day visit visa free of
charge upon arrival, entitling them to extend the Visa for further 30
days on payment of Dh640 (Dh500 Federal Fee + Dh100 Local
Service + Dh40 Insurance + typing charge) to be paid at typing centre. If not
days grace will be given. If exceeds 40 days, Dh100
should be paid per day from 31st day. Citizens of
the following countries are entitled to get visa on arrival.
Britain, France, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands (Holland),
Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Denmark,
Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Cyprus, Finland, Malta, Spain, Monaco,
Vatican, Iceland, Andorra, San Marino, Liechtenstein, United States,
Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia and
New EU visa exemptions apply to citizens of: Poland, Slovenia,
Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Lithuania, Hungary, Latvia, Estonia,
Malta, Cyprus, Croatia, Romania and Bulgaria from March 22, 2014
After this period a visitor can enter UAE on
Visit Visa again by leaving the country and returning
as much as they want. These visitors will be exempted from
the refundable deposit.
For residents of other countries, the visa must be sponsored by an
individual, such as a relative, or an establishment. The application
is submitted by the sponsor with all required documents.
Student Visit Visa: Will cost
Dh1110. To obtain this, a person
must be registered in one of the universities in the UAE and must
obtain health insurance. Additionally, a refundable deposit of Dh1000
must be paid.
Special Mission Entry Visa (Transit): This is issued for a non-renewable
for a fee of Dh220. Commonly known as a
Transit Visa. It is
issued to businessmen and tourists sponsored by a company or
commercial establishment or a hotel licensed to operate in the UAE.
Visa holder must enter UAE within 14 days from the date of
issue. Duration of stay 14 days from the date of entry.
It is issued for
the purpose of temporary work in the country and issued for a
maximum of 180 days with a combined fee of Dh1800. It is issued for
three months against a fee of Dh600 and can be renewed for another
three months against a fee of Dh1200.
It has been introduced to facilitate Labour Ministry's Temporary Work
Permit. An applicant must obtain the permit from the Labour Ministry
first to get the visa.
Transit Visa: It is issued to travellers transiting through UAE
airports. It issued for 96 hours and must be sponsored by an airline
operating in the UAE. The visitor must have a valid ticket for onward
flight. There is a charge of Dh160.
Multiple Entry Visa: It is an option for businessmen who are
frequent visitors to the UAE and who have a relationship with a
reputable company here.
This multiple visa is valid for six months from the date of issue and
costs Dh2110. However, each visit must not exceed 14 days. The
visitor must enter the UAE on a visit visa and obtain the multiple
entry visa while he is here.
Family Residence Visa: A residence visa is required for those who
intend to enter the UAE to live indefinitely with a person who is
already a resident. It is issued to the immediate kin of a resident
for two years for a fee of Dh360 (Typing charge extra). If the sponsors is Free Zone
/ Government / Semi-Government Staff, dependents will get three years
The residence permit becomes invalid if the resident remains more than
six months at a time out of the country.
Parents of residents are issued residence visas after special approval
with a renewable validity of one year. Entry Per Visa application
charge: Dh360 (Typing charge extra). A refundable deposit of Dh5,000 has to be paid for each parent.
Investor Visa: It is issued to an expatriate investor in
partnership with a local. The foreign investor must hold a minimum
stake of Dh70,000 in the share capital. It is
issued for three years. Entry Permit Visa application Fee: Dh360
(Typing charge extra).
Employment Visa: Employment Visa or Permit is issued by the
Immigration Department to a foreign national who wishes to work for a
company in the UAE upon the approval of the Ministry of Labour.
It allows the holder to enter the UAE for employment and
is valid for two months from the date of issue.
When the employee has entered the country on the basis of the
employment visa, the sponsoring company will arrange to complete the
formalities of Medical and stamping his residence within 60 days.
Upon stamping on the passport, Employment Visa is valid for two years
in UAE mainland and three years in UAE Free Zones.
Entry Permit for
Those wishing to undergo
treatment must take visit visa for treatment purpose that costs Dh700 for
single entry and Dh1550 for multiple entry.
Visit visa for events: Those visiting to attend conferences or
exhibitions can obtain a visa for this purpose at Dh210.
Visa for guests of the Government: This is a special visa
granted by UAE diplomats abroad free of charge. It can only be granted
for a period of up to 90 days.
Children Sponsored by mother
Family Visa Cancellation
Family Visa Renew
Husband's Residence Visa
Immigration Est. Card-New
Immigration Est. Card-Renew
from Sri Lanka
Maid Visa Renewal
Multiple Entry Visa
Visa on arrival
Visa of Two Gulf Countries