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If you are a resident of a visitor in UAE you can renew it before the expiry or before the grace period lapses. Once the visa expires there is additional duration you are allowed to stay in UAE and this is what is referred as grace period. This guide on visa renewal will give you a step-by-step breakdown on the process of resident visa renewal or online UAE visa. The guide will also give you the rates and many other details that you need to know in this process.

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Visit Visa Renewal

What is visit visa renewal UAE?

The process of acquiring anew visa without exiting the UAE is what is referred as Visa Renewal. This process permits the holder of the visa to stay longer in the country and therefore it includes change of status.

The limited in country visa renewal in UAE is currently available according to the statement from the UAE government. Visa renewal is generally a mode of visa extension one acquiring a new visa by changing the status.

A. Rate for renewal

The cost of visa renewal is inclusive of many fees and they include; new visit visa fee, change status, typing a fresh application, government service fees and the processing fee. Below is a list of some visit isa renewal fees for different visas.

Standard Processing

calender24-48 hours

20 days extension

Without exit

Only for 30 days on arrival nationals


990AED

30 days extension

Without exit

Only Prepaid visa holders


1190AED

30 days new tourist visa

Airport to Airport

All nationals


1590AED

60 days new tourist visa

Airport to Airport

For All nationals


1790AED

30 days express visa

Traveller who exit UAE border

For All nationals


789AED

60 days express visa

Traveller who exit UAE border

For All nationals


989AED

90 Days in country visa

without exit & with changes status

For All nationals


Contact us

B. UAE visit visa categories

Depending on the nationality of the traveler, the UAE government issues 5 types of visas. These are;

90 days on arrival visit visa

48 countries
Argentina Austria Bahamas Islands
Barbados Belgium Bulgaria
Chile Colombia Costa Rica
Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic
Denmark El-Salvador Estonia
Finland France Germany
Greece Honduras Hungary
Iceland Italy Kiribati
Latvia Liechtenstein Lithuania
Luxembourg Maldives Malta
Montenegro Nauru Netherlands
Norway Paraguay Peru
Poland Portugal Romania
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Russian Federation San Marino
Serbia Seychelles Slovakia
Slovenia Solomon Islands Spain
Sweden Switzerland Uruguay

90 days multiple entry

Free of charge

Within 180 days of the first arrival through UAE airport or borders.

Stamped on entry at any UAE airport or border.

30 days on arrival visit visa

19 countries
Andorra Australia Brunei
Canada China Hong Kong-China
Japan Kazakhstan Macau-China
Malaysia Mauritius Monaco
New Zealand Republic of Ireland San Marino
Singapore United Kingdom and Northern Ireland Ukraine
United States of America Vatican City

30 days single entry

Free of charge

Within 30 days of the first arrival through UAE airport or borders.

Stamped on entry at any UAE airport or border.

14 days on arrival visit visa

Indian passport holders have either :
  • A valid residence visa issued by EU countries or the UK with at least 6 months of validity.
  • Have a valid visitor visa(valid for minimum of 6 months) or a green card issued by the USA.

14days single entry

Have to pay

Stamped on entry at any UAE airport or border.

180 days on arrival visit visa

Mexican passport holders

180 days multiple entry

Free of charge

Stamped on entry at any UAE airport or border.

Pre-arranged visit visa

  • Individuals who are not eligible for any of the on-arrival visa types. Travellers originating from countries like Egypt, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Nepal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, Uzbekistan, Zimbabwe and other countries are advised to arrange a visa before arriving in the UAE.
  • Those who get 14 days or 30 days on arrival visa but want to stay longer in the UAE.

30 days or 60 days for single or multiple entries, depending on your budget and preference

Price varies depending on the visa you choose

60 days from the date of issue within which you have to enter the UAE.

Through an airline or your operator like Arabiers

C. How to Renew ?

The renewal of the visit visa to UAE is as simple as the rest of the processes. Without the need to exit the country you can renew more than 5 visit visas at once.

The government has not put any restriction on the number of times you can do a visa renewal so you can renew your visa many times as you would want to continue staying in the country.

To do a visa renewal you create apply for a new visit visa and then do a status change.

D. Process of Renewal

You can easily do a visa renewal online by contacting the Arabiers customer service through WhatsApp who will assist you with the process. The who process usually takes 24 to 48 hours and your visa will be ready.

STEP 1 : Send the Documents

Pre-arranged visa nationals

Send us the copies of your current visit visa, your passport and a colored photo so that we can apply for visa renewal.

On arrival nationals

To be able to proceed with the renewal process, send the copies of your passport and colored photo.

STEP 2 : Make the Payment

The Arabiers team provides a double secure payment links and you can do the payment through the link.

STEP 3 : Application Process Begins

The process of renewing the visit visa starts by applying for a fresh in-country visa.

STEP 4 : Doing the Status Change

Once the approval of the new in country visa goes through the previous details will be used to proceed with the status change.

STEP 5 : Renewed Visa

Once the status change is completed the visa renewal process is complete.

E. Overstaying fine if not renewed

If you have the UAE visa, you must renew it if you want to stay for more days in the country. If you continue staying in the country without renewing your visa you will be fined a penalty for every day you overstay after your grace period.

The grace period is however not given to all people. Those with a prepaid visa are not granted any grace period after their visa expires. If you have the 30 days on arrival visa, you qualify for a 10 days grace period. Those with a cancelled residence visa qualify for a grace period of 30 to 60 days.

If your visa is a multiple entry type of visa or another type of on-arrival visa that has not been mentioned, you are not allowed any grace period in the UAE. You should call or directly visit the immigration to confirm if they offer grace period for the specific type of visa you have.

According to the new 2023 visa reforms, if you overstay your visa in the UAE, you will be fined 50 AED per day plus service charges as per the airport you will be using to exit the country.

Residence Visa Renewal

A. About UAE Residence Visa

The expatriates who live and work in the UAE have a residence visa that is valid for 1, 2,3,5 or 10 years depending on the type of visa. After the residence visa expires you can renew it within the grace period of 30 to 60 days. When you do this, you will continue staying in the UAE without any trouble or else you will face consequences such as:

  • You will be fined AED 50 per day for each day you overstay
  • You cannot transfer money outside the UAE through money exchange operators because when your visa expires, your Emirates ID also expires.
  • Telecom and bank services under your name will be suspended

B. Types of Residence Visas in the UAE

Because the procedure for renewing visas depends on the specific type of residence visa, we will try and explain the different types of residence visa issued by the UAE government.

Who can get it ?

If you are an expatriate employed in the UAE, you can sponsor your parents with a one-year family residence visa.

What are the important criteria for this visa ?

The expatriate employed in the UAE can sponsor his parents if he meets the following conditions:

  • You should be earning the minimum salary stated by the government and have the ability to buy a medial insurance policy for both parents. The insurance should have the minimum coverage and must be renewed every year.
  • A specified amount of deposit should be made as guarantee for both parents. You cannot sponsor just one parent and leave the other so both parents must be sponsored together.
  • You should provide proof that there is no other support or person to take care of your parents at home.
  • If your parents are divorced or one has passed away, you should submit the necessary official documents so that you can be approved to sponsor only one parent.

Who can get it ?

If you a male expatriate employed in the UAE, and you earn a minimum salary of 4000 AED or 3000 AED, with accommodation, you can sponsor your immediate family, that is your wife and children. The UAE from march 2019 allows expatriates of any profession to sponsor their family for two years provided they meet the eligibility criteria.

Who can get it ?

Expatriates who have a valid residence permit and own a business or have an investor/partner visa is allowed to sponsor their family to the UAE with the 3 years family residence visa.

Who can get it ?

An expatriate working for a company in the mainland are usually issued with a mainland employee residence visa that is sponsored by the company.

What are the visa requirements

  • The one applying for this visa must be 18 years an above and take a medical test to certify that they are medically fit to work
  • The applicant must pass a security check before applying for their Emirates ID card from the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship.

Who can get it ?

If you are an expatriate resident working for a company in the Freezone, the company you are working for will sponsor you with a 3 years free zone employee residence visa.

Who can get it ?

If you are an investor in a UAE based business, the company you are investing in can sponsor you for a 3 years partner/investor visa.

C. Rates for Renewal

The table below shows the prices for renewing a UAE visa. the pries are subject to change without any prior notice. Also, the procedure for visa renewal may change depending on the technological advances that the UAE government adopts.

1 year Family residence visa
AED
Medical 300
Emirates ID 170
Visa stamping application 160
Zajel & stamping 50
Service charges 100
2 year Family residence visa
AED
Medical 300
Emirates ID 270
Visa stamping application 460
Zajel & stamping 50
Service charges 100
3 year Family residence visa
AED
Medical 300
Emirates ID 370
Visa stamping application 560
Zajel & stamping 50
Service charges 100
2 year Employment residences visa renewal rates
AED
Medical 300
Emirates ID 270
Visa stamping application 460
Zajel & stamping 50
Labour contract renewal 79
Labour insurance 150
Labour renewal payment 300
3 year Employment residences visa renewal rates
AED
Medical 300
Emirates ID 370
Visa stamping application 560
Zajel & stamping 50
Labour contract renewal 79
Labour insurance 300
Labour renewal payment 500

D. Overstaying fine if not renewed

If you have an expired UAE residence visa and after the 30 days grace period you have not renewed it, you will be charged 50 AED per day for every day that you overstay your visa.

E. Outside UAE and Residences Visa Expired

If you have a UAE residence visa and you stay outside the UAE for 6 consecutive months, you visa is automatically invalidated. There are some exceptions however, where you will be able to maintain your visa validity even if you have been away for 6 months. These are:

  • If the visa holder is a domestic worker travelling with Emiratis for medical treatment or education.
  • If it is a non-Emirati wife of an Emirati citizen sponsored by her husband
  • A non-Emirati government employee who is looking for treatment abroad as long as they submit a medical report that is certified by the Ministry of Health and Prevention or any other medical governing body in the UAE
  • If you are a domestic helper travelling with diplomatic members or members of the consular missions when representing the UAE abroad.
  • If you are an employee of consular missions who have a valid UAE residence visa
  • If you are an expatriate employed in the public sector and attending a company approved training or courses abroad. Also, if you are working in foreign based offices do not lose their visas.
  • If you are an expatriate student studying in a foreign university or institutes. This is only applicable in the Dubai emirate, so you should confirm with the GDRFA if the rule is applicable to the emirate you live.
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Updates

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September 27, 2023

During a conference in Abu Dhabi, the UAE Economy minister, Mr. Abdulla bin Touq Al Marri announced the plans to introduce one visa system that will be used across all the GCC nations.
Currently citizens of the GCC countries (Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar) can travel across the borders without a visa but foreign residents in these countries must apply for a visa to be allowed to enter any country.
The prospective GC visa is supposed to provide the GCC residents freedom to travel within the region without having to apply for visas.

Source : Gulfnews
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May 31, 2023

The UAE government has scrapped off the 10 days grace period for prepaid visit visa holders. In the past, they were granted a 10-day grace period but now they have the option to apply for either the 30 days or 60 days visa.
Once your prepaid visit visa to the UAE expires, you should take immediate action of whether to extend the visa or just leave the country. Failure to that you will be charged overstaying fines or face the consequences of absconding.
If you don’t want to exit the UAE you can also do a visa renewal to get a new visa.

Source : Arabiers processing team
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October 28, 2022

The new visa reforms allows visitors in the UAE to renew their visit visa without exiting the country. You have options to get the 30 or 60 days single or multiple entry visas.

Source : ICP
updates image
September 27, 2022

Those transiting through a UAE airport can either apply for the 48 hours or the 96 hours transit visa. these types of visas cannot be renewed.

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August 20, 2022

Those aged below 16 do not need to take a PCR test to be allowed entry to Dubai.

Frequently Asked Questions

Travelers who are under 18 do not need to do a medical as they only need to get their Emirates ID made and the visa stamped.

The new visa rules apply to all emirates in the UAE.

Go and get the copy of your tenancy agreement that is certified by the municipality and submit it when you apply for the family residence visa.

You can but then the tenancy contract should have the names of all sharing individuals.

For such people they should attach a company letter that mentions their names.

You only need to submit the documents of your sponsor.

At Arabiers we have created a guide for you abut the company contract which must be attached to the visa application.

If this is the case, they should submit a copy of the contract that has been signed with the hotel.

To renew your visa, you first must settle your overstaying fines, apply for a new visa and then do a visa status change.

You can renew a UAE visa as many times as you want to.

Expatriates living in the UAE must pass a medical test that is performed at any government accredited health center in the UAE before doing a visa renewal.

If you want to renew your visa you must test negative for infectious diseases like TM and HIV. Laborers must test negative for syphilis and Hepatitis B and female domestic workers should test negative for pregnancy.

No, you do not need to have the medical report.

UAE VISA RENEWAL

Visa Renewal UAE

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If you are a resident of a visitor in UAE you can renew it before the expiry or before the grace period lapses. Once the visa expires there is additional duration you are allowed to stay in UAE and this is what is referred as grace period. His guide on visa renewal will give you a step-by-step breakdown on the process of resident visa renewal or online UAE visa. The guide will also give you the rates and many other details that you need to know in this process.

+32K
customers images
Satisfied
customers
view more review
digital profile image

Written By Arabiers Digital &
Reviewed by Khalid Al Suwaidi

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Visit Visa Renewal

What is visit visa renewal UAE?

The process of acquiring anew visa without exiting the UAE is what is referred as Visa Renewal. This process permits the holder of the visa to stay longer in the country and therefore it includes change of status.

The limited in country visa renewal in UAE is currently available according to the statement from the UAE government. Visa renewal is generally a mode of visa extension one acquiring a new visa by changing the status.

A. Rate for renewal

The cost of visa renewal is inclusive of many fees and they include; new visit visa fee, change status, typing a fresh application, government service fees and the processing fee. Below is a list of some visit isa renewal fees for different visas.

Standard Processing

calender24-48 hours

20 days extension

Without exit

Only for 30 days on arrival nationals


990AED

30 days extension

Without exit

Only Prepaid visa holders


1190AED

30 days new tourist visa

Airport to Airport

All nationals


1590AED

60 days new tourist visa

Airport to Airport

For All nationals


1790AED

30 days express visa

Traveller who exit UAE border

For All nationals


789AED

60 days express visa

Traveller who exit UAE border

For All nationals


989AED

90 Days in country visa

without exit & with changes status

For All nationals


Contact us

B. UAE visit visa categories

Depending on the nationality of the traveler, the UAE government issues 5 types of visas. These are;

90 days on arrival visit visa

48 countries
Argentina Austria Bahamas Islands
Barbados Belgium Bulgaria
Chile Colombia Costa Rica
Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic
Denmark El-Salvador Estonia
Finland France Germany
Greece Honduras Hungary
Iceland Italy Kiribati
Latvia Liechtenstein Lithuania
Luxembourg Maldives Malta
Montenegro Nauru Netherlands
Norway Paraguay Peru
Poland Portugal Romania
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Russian Federation San Marino
Serbia Seychelles Slovakia
Slovenia Solomon Islands Spain
Sweden Switzerland Uruguay

90 days multiple entry

Free of charge

Within 180 days of the first arrival through UAE airport or borders.

Stamped on entry at any UAE airport or border.

30 days on arrival visit visa

19 countries
Andorra Australia Brunei
Canada China Hong Kong-China
Japan Kazakhstan Macau-China
Malaysia Mauritius Monaco
New Zealand Republic of Ireland San Marino
Singapore United Kingdom and Northern Ireland Ukraine
United States of America Vatican City

30 days single entry

Free of charge

Within 30 days of the first arrival through UAE airport or borders.

Stamped on entry at any UAE airport or border.

14 days on arrival visit visa

Indian passport holders have either :
  • A valid residence visa issued by EU countries or the UK with at least 6 months of validity.
  • Have a valid visitor visa(valid for minimum of 6 months) or a green card issued by the USA.

14days single entry

Have to pay

Stamped on entry at any UAE airport or border.

180 days on arrival visit visa

Mexican passport holders

180 days multiple entry

Free of charge

Stamped on entry at any UAE airport or border.

Pre-arranged visit visa

  • Individuals who are not eligible for any of the on-arrival visa types. Travellers originating from countries like Egypt, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Nepal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, Uzbekistan, Zimbabwe and other countries are advised to arrange a visa before arriving in the UAE.
  • Those who get 14 days or 30 days on arrival visa but want to stay longer in the UAE.

30 days or 60 days for single or multiple entries, depending on your budget and preference

Price varies depending on the visa you choose

60 days from the date of issue within which you have to enter the UAE.

Through an airline or your operator like Arabiers

C. How to Renew ?

The renewal of the visit visa to UAE is as simple as the rest of the processes. Without the need to exit the country you can renew more than 5 visit visas at once.

The government has not put any restriction on the number of times you can do a visa renewal so you can renew your visa many times as you would want to continue staying in the country.

To do a visa renewal you create apply for a new visit visa and then do a status change.

D. Process of Renewal

You can easily do a visa renewal online by contacting the Arabiers customer service through WhatsApp who will assist you with the process. The who process usually takes 24 to 48 hours and your visa will be ready.

STEP 1 : Send the Documents

Pre-arranged visa nationals

Send us the copies of your current visit visa, your passport and a colored photo so that we can apply for visa renewal.

On arrival nationals

To be able to proceed with the renewal process, send the copies of your passport and colored photo.

STEP 2 : Make the Payment

The Arabiers team provides a double secure payment links and you can do the payment through the link.

STEP 3 : Application Process Begins

The process of renewing the visit visa starts by applying for a fresh in-country visa.

STEP 4 : Doing the Status Change

Once the approval of the new in country visa goes through the previous details will be used to proceed with the status change.

STEP 5 : Renewed Visa

Once the status change is completed the visa renewal process is complete.

E. Overstaying fine if not renewed

If you have the UAE visa, you must renew it if you want to stay for more days in the country. If you continue staying in the country without renewing your visa you will be fined a penalty for every day you overstay after your grace period.

The grace period is however not given to all people. Those with a prepaid visa are not granted any grace period after their visa expires. If you have the 30 days on arrival visa, you qualify for a 10 days grace period. Those with a cancelled residence visa qualify for a grace period of 30 to 60 days.

If your visa is a multiple entry type of visa or another type of on-arrival visa that has not been mentioned, you are not allowed any grace period in the UAE. You should call or directly visit the immigration to confirm if they offer grace period for the specific type of visa you have.

According to the new 2023 visa reforms, if you overstay your visa in the UAE, you will be fined 50 AED per day plus service charges as per the airport you will be using to exit the country.

Residence Visa Renewal

A. About UAE Residence Visa

The expatriates who live and work in the UAE have a residence visa that is valid for 1, 2,3,5 or 10 years depending on the type of visa. After the residence visa expires you can renew it within the grace period of 30 to 60 days. When you do this, you will continue staying in the UAE without any trouble or else you will face consequences such as:

  • You will be fined AED 50 per day for each day you overstay
  • You cannot transfer money outside the UAE through money exchange operators because when your visa expires, your Emirates ID also expires.
  • Telecom and bank services under your name will be suspended

B. Types of Residence Visas in the UAE

Because the procedure for renewing visas depends on the specific type of residence visa, we will try and explain the different types of residence visa issued by the UAE government.

Who can get it ?

If you are an expatriate employed in the UAE, you can sponsor your parents with a one-year family residence visa.

What are the important criteria for this visa ?

The expatriate employed in the UAE can sponsor his parents if he meets the following conditions:

  • You should be earning the minimum salary stated by the government and have the ability to buy a medial insurance policy for both parents. The insurance should have the minimum coverage and must be renewed every year.
  • A specified amount of deposit should be made as guarantee for both parents. You cannot sponsor just one parent and leave the other so both parents must be sponsored together.
  • You should provide proof that there is no other support or person to take care of your parents at home.
  • If your parents are divorced or one has passed away, you should submit the necessary official documents so that you can be approved to sponsor only one parent.

Who can get it ?

If you a male expatriate employed in the UAE, and you earn a minimum salary of 4000 AED or 3000 AED, with accommodation, you can sponsor your immediate family, that is your wife and children. The UAE from march 2019 allows expatriates of any profession to sponsor their family for two years provided they meet the eligibility criteria.

Who can get it ?

Expatriates who have a valid residence permit and own a business or have an investor/partner visa is allowed to sponsor their family to the UAE with the 3 years family residence visa.

Who can get it ?

An expatriate working for a company in the mainland are usually issued with a mainland employee residence visa that is sponsored by the company.

What are the visa requirements

  • The one applying for this visa must be 18 years an above and take a medical test to certify that they are medically fit to work
  • The applicant must pass a security check before applying for their Emirates ID card from the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship.

Who can get it ?

If you are an expatriate resident working for a company in the Freezone, the company you are working for will sponsor you with a 3 years free zone employee residence visa.

Who can get it ?

If you are an investor in a UAE based business, the company you are investing in can sponsor you for a 3 years partner/investor visa.

C. Rates for Renewal

The table below shows the prices for renewing a UAE visa. the pries are subject to change without any prior notice. Also, the procedure for visa renewal may change depending on the technological advances that the UAE government adopts.

1 year Family residence visa
AED
Medical 300
Emirates ID 170
Visa stamping application 160
Zajel & stamping 50
Service charges 100
2 year Family residence visa
AED
Medical 300
Emirates ID 270
Visa stamping application 460
Zajel & stamping 50
Service charges 100
3 year Family residence visa
AED
Medical 300
Emirates ID 370
Visa stamping application 560
Zajel & stamping 50
Service charges 100
2 year Employment residences visa renewal rates
AED
Medical 300
Emirates ID 270
Visa stamping application 460
Zajel & stamping 50
Labour contract renewal 79
Labour insurance 150
Labour renewal payment 300
3 year Employment residences visa renewal rates
AED
Medical 300
Emirates ID 370
Visa stamping application 560
Zajel & stamping 50
Labour contract renewal 79
Labour insurance 300
Labour renewal payment 500

D. Overstaying fine if not renewed

If you have an expired UAE residence visa and after the 30 days grace period you have not renewed it, you will be charged 50 AED per day for every day that you overstay your visa.

E. Outside UAE and Residences Visa Expired

If you have a UAE residence visa and you stay outside the UAE for 6 consecutive months, you visa is automatically invalidated. There are some exceptions however, where you will be able to maintain your visa validity even if you have been away for 6 months. These are:

  • If the visa holder is a domestic worker travelling with Emiratis for medical treatment or education.
  • If it is a non-Emirati wife of an Emirati citizen sponsored by her husband
  • A non-Emirati government employee who is looking for treatment abroad as long as they submit a medical report that is certified by the Ministry of Health and Prevention or any other medical governing body in the UAE
  • If you are a domestic helper travelling with diplomatic members or members of the consular missions when representing the UAE abroad.
  • If you are an employee of consular missions who have a valid UAE residence visa
  • If you are an expatriate employed in the public sector and attending a company approved training or courses abroad. Also, if you are working in foreign based offices do not lose their visas.
  • If you are an expatriate student studying in a foreign university or institutes. This is only applicable in the Dubai emirate, so you should confirm with the GDRFA if the rule is applicable to the emirate you live.
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Updates

updates image
September 27, 2023

During a conference in Abu Dhabi, the UAE Economy minister, Mr. Abdulla bin Touq Al Marri announced the plans to introduce one visa system that will be used across all the GCC nations.
Currently citizens of the GCC countries (Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar) can travel across the borders without a visa but foreign residents in these countries must apply for a visa to be allowed to enter any country.
The prospective GC visa is supposed to provide the GCC residents freedom to travel within the region without having to apply for visas.

Source : Gulfnews
updates image
May 31, 2023

The UAE government has scrapped off the 10 days grace period for prepaid visit visa holders. In the past, they were granted a 10-day grace period but now they have the option to apply for either the 30 days or 60 days visa.
Once your prepaid visit visa to the UAE expires, you should take immediate action of whether to extend the visa or just leave the country. Failure to that you will be charged overstaying fines or face the consequences of absconding.
If you don’t want to exit the UAE you can also do a visa renewal to get a new visa.

Source : Arabiers processing team
updates image
October 28, 2022

The new visa reforms allows visitors in the UAE to renew their visit visa without exiting the country. You have options to get the 30 or 60 days single or multiple entry visas.

Source : ICP
updates image
September 27, 2022

Those transiting through a UAE airport can either apply for the 48 hours or the 96 hours transit visa. these types of visas cannot be renewed.

updates image
August 20, 2022

Those aged below 16 do not need to take a PCR test to be allowed entry to Dubai.

Frequently Asked Questions

Travelers who are under 18 do not need to do a medical as they only need to get their Emirates ID made and the visa stamped.

The new visa rules apply to all emirates in the UAE.

Go and get the copy of your tenancy agreement that is certified by the municipality and submit it when you apply for the family residence visa.

You can but then the tenancy contract should have the names of all sharing individuals.

For such people they should attach a company letter that mentions their names.

You only need to submit the documents of your sponsor.

At Arabiers we have created a guide for you abut the company contract which must be attached to the visa application.

If this is the case, they should submit a copy of the contract that has been signed with the hotel.

To renew your visa, you first must settle your overstaying fines, apply for a new visa and then do a visa status change.

You can renew a UAE visa as many times as you want to.

Expatriates living in the UAE must pass a medical test that is performed at any government accredited health center in the UAE before doing a visa renewal.

If you want to renew your visa you must test negative for infectious diseases like TM and HIV. Laborers must test negative for syphilis and Hepatitis B and female domestic workers should test negative for pregnancy.

No, you do not need to have the medical report.