New Residence Visa Stamping for an expatriate family
(wife & children)
New rule effective from
- Customers need to visit the immigration (GDRFA) only after the
approval of their online application. Customer will receive SMS incase
of approval or modification. Normal applications will be
collected and delivered by Zajel courier. Urgent fee paid applicants should take
their dependents' passport to Immigration for visa stamping after
receiving approval SMS.
- All fees should be paid through typing centre. Refund can be processed only to the sponsors Bank
Below mentioned documents are
required in original for scanning at the typing centre.
One photograph (white background) of each sponsored person.
Original entry permit (visa) of each sponsored person.
Sponsor's original passport and
Sponsor's original employment contract / salary certificate.
Certificate & Electricity Bill. If you live out of Dubai, Municipality
attested Tenancy Contract and Electricity Bill.
(International Bank Account
Number) of the Sponsor (applicant).
FEES: Dh310 for 2 years (Typing charge extra). Dh410 for 3 years (Typing charge extra). If the sponsor is government /
semi-government / free zone employee). Dh100 Extra for Urgent delivery of Passport.
Dh20 for courier if the application is Normal. STEPS TO FOLLOW:
ID application to be attached with Visa stamping form. Type
Medical & ID application and go for
Medical first, then do fingerprint at EIDA Centre near
Medical Clinic. No need appointment for new visa holders.
After receiving Medical Report, submit visa stamping application
through online from Typing Centre.
Normal: Zajel Courier will
collect from Typing Centre and deliver to given address.
Urgent: If you paid urgent fee
Dh100 extra, wait for approval SMS, take your passport and submission receipt to any
Immigration branch and get your visa stamped same time.
FINE: Visa to be stamped within 60 days from the date of
Entry/Status Change. If Late Dh25 fine per day to be paid at
typing centre. First day fine Dh45.
Immigration Branch Locations
Bur Dubai, Karama, Opposite Jafiliya Metro Station
7:30am - 8pm (Sun-Thu) Immigration Call Centre 800 5111
Dubai International Airport (Terminal 3) Gate No.2,
Phone: 04-707 5388
Timing: Around the clock, seven days a
week (including holidays) Services: All visa related
services (including e-gate card)
Emirates Building Near Clock Tower, Deira Phone: 04-707 5946
(Dh25 extra service charge for each
transaction) Timing: 7:30 to
A'amal Center Hyatt Regency Hyatt Regency
Business Centre, First Floor
Phone: 04-707 5922
(Dh30 extra service charge for each
Timing: 8am to 2:30pm
Municipality Service Centre
Al Towar, Qusais, Opposite Al Towar Mall
Phone: 04-707 5162
Timing: 7:30 to 8pm
Timing: 7:30 to 8pm