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Residence Visa for mother and sister

ying for my mother and sister (not married) residence visa after my father passed away last year. They denied the application (no issues with salary however 2 bed room in Dubai could be a problem). Now PRO advising to go Al Awir immigration office and file a case on humanitarian basis. Did anyone el

Posted 18 April, 2018


Abu Dhabi residence visa with Sharjah tenancy contract.

I am having an Abu Dhabi visa and a Sharjah tenancy contract. Upon visiting the immigration office in Abu Dhabi, I came to know that Abu Dhabi tenancy contract is a must. Meanwhile a typing centre has asked me for AED 1,800 for getting the visa. Can anybody shed some light on this issue? TIA.

Posted 18 April, 2018


Renewed passport - Residence VISA on old passport - need to re stamping on new one? and how to use e gate?

renewed my passport in Dubai. My residence VISA for UAE is stamped on the old passport. Do I need to re-stamping or transfer my visa to new passport? Or can I use new passport with old passport with Visa. If I can use new passport with old passport with Visa, how to use E-gate? With ID and new pas

Posted 18 April, 2018


Visa transfer between emirates . .

, anyone having an idea if there is any restrictions on transferring a vsia from abu dhabi to dubai.. I heard rumours but I'm not sure. I am afraid if I cancelled the visa and it doesn't get accepted in dubai I will be in a huge problem. pleass provide info.

Posted 18 April, 2018


Sending money back to the UK on visit visa?

What's the best way to send money to the UK while on a visit visa here in Dubai? Western Union is an option, but their fee is quite high. Looking to do a money transfer straight to the beneficiary's bank account.

Posted 18 April, 2018


Friends leaving Dubai for Home, anything Visa wise need to be done at the airport??

So my friends from Canada are leaving for good, VISA’s cancelled already. They have all their documents etc. Do they need to do anything in particular at the airport prior to departure? Or just exit as normal? Back in 2011 I changed jobs and when leaving on old VISA I was held up at airport w

Posted 18 April, 2018


Question about visa status + renting a flat

I will be moving from Abu Dhabi to Dubai next month. My visa is a residence visa sponsored by my employer. It won't be cancelled for another month or so but before it is cancelled I want to rent a flat in Dubai and get everything sorted out. I will be starting a new job in Dubai in April. Is it pos

Posted 18 April, 2018


Cancelling employment visa when employer has left the country

My wife's two year employment visa is about to expire. The employer left the country long ago and she has just been living here using that visa anyway. Now she needs to cancel it so I can put her on my visa. It expires April 26. When can we go to the Immigration Dept to cancel the visa? Is there any

Posted 18 April, 2018


Visa Application Issues & Certificate of Good Conduct for US Citizen

g someone in the Reddit community who has experience in HR and has processed visas after the 4 February introduction of the Certificate of Good Conduct (will use CoGC for short) or someone who has gone through the process themselves after that date might be able to help clear some confusion being ge

Posted 18 April, 2018


Visa query

ion regarding visas. So im from the UK have a British passport, I got to Dubai in the beginning of January on a normal visa issued at the airport, and have been in process to get a residence visa, now the time is running out and am still waiting for my residence visa...which in turn is waiting for

Posted 18 April, 2018