Urgent.. AED 650 multi-year visa issuance fees for those coming to the UAE

Determining the fees for a 5-year tourist visa in the UAE.

The "Federal Authority for Identity, Nationality, Customs and Ports Security" in the Emirates has clarified that foreigners abroad of all nationalities can apply directly without a sponsor or intermediary, for a multi-entry tourist visa for a period of 5 years, for a fee of 650 dirhams (equivalent to about $177). .

The fees include 100 dirhams of application fee, 500 dirhams visa issuance fees, and 50 dirhams fees for the authority and electronic services. The application is made through the authority's website, or the UAEICP smart application.

The visa is issued to all nationalities for a period of 5 years, without a guarantor, and allows the beneficiary to stay in the country for a continuous period not exceeding 90 days, and it may be extended for a longer period, provided that it does not exceed 180 days per year. Applying for the service requires 5 steps, namely logging in via the website, filling in the data, attaching the documents required for the issuance of the visa, paying the prescribed fees and evaluating the service, and then receiving the transaction by e-mail.

The customer can also visit the nearest customer happiness center affiliated to the authority, submit the application fulfilling all the conditions and documents to the customer service employee, pay the service fees, or visit the nearest typing office approved by the authority. She indicated that there are 5 conditions for obtaining this visa, which are to provide proof of providing a bank balance of $4,000, or its equivalent in foreign currencies within 6 months, a valid health insurance document within the country, a travel ticket to and from the country, and proof of a place of residence. (hotel or residence address), a passport valid for a period of no less than 6 months, and a color photograph of the beneficiary of the visa must be attached.

The authority stressed the importance of reviewing the data submitted for the issuance of the visa, and ensuring that the required documents are attached. She pointed out that the application is canceled electronically, after 30 days have passed in the event that the application is returned due to deficiencies in the data or failure to complete the required documents. The application is also canceled if it is returned 3 times, due to data deficiencies or failure to complete the required documents; Emphasizing that when the application is returned to complete its data and not processed on the day it was sent, the violator will incur an additional fine in the difference of days to the date of resending the application again, and the issuance of the issuance fee will be refunded only, in the event that the authority rejects the application.