Renewing or Cancelling a Residence Visa

What to do before your residence visa expires, or how to cancel a visa in Dubai...

Residence visas are generally valid for two years. Application for a new visa should be started before the old one expires.

How to Renew a Residence Visa

There is a 30 day grace period once a residence visa expires, however, it is advisable to begin the renewal process in advance. The same documents need to be produced, and a new health check carried out. The fees are the same.

It should be noted that if leaving the UAE for six months or more, the Dubai residence visa becomes invalid. The entire process has to be completed again.

How to Cancel a Residence Visa

The employer should arrange cancellation of the employee's residence visa through the DNRD when the contract finishes.

Once the residence visa is cancelled the ex-employee and their family have up to 30 days to leave the UAE.

Do you have a suggestion to improve this page? click here...

Business Directory:
Related Categories


Become Member List your Business Blog For Us




What's On

Cultural Breakfast at the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding

Traditional Emirati breakfast and talk about local customs at the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding. Booking in advance is...

More Details


X

Welcome to AngloINFO Dubai

Everything you need for life in Dubai - local information you can trust
The AngloINFO Dubai Business is available for franchising

Do you dream of having your own, profitable, easy-to-operate business? AngloINFO might be the solution!

Now in its fifteenth year of business, AngloINFO is the world's leading network of expat information websites - with over three million monthly visitors from around the world.
We have an established network of 91 local websites in 44 countries with many more in development.

Our 54 local franchisees are the key to our success and come from a huge range of backgrounds, ages and nationalities. The common factor is a passion for success.