How to Apply for Dubai Visa Online

 

Visa on Arrival is open till October 2015

How to Apply for Dubia – UAE Visa Online for Saudi Iqama holders other GCC residents – e-Visa

Although the immigration authorities in Dubai, UAE are going to stop issue of visa on arrival facility at airport for expatriates having Saudi iqama or other GCC resident permit, however, they have opened the e-visa facility for all GCC residents who have local resident/work permit (iqama).

The following are minimum requirements to apply for the visa online for Dubai, UAE (e-visa) :–

1. GCC resident permit (Iqama).

2. Iqama validity should be 3 months from the date of entry to UAE.

3. Passport validity should be 6 months.

4. Credit Card to make online payment.

5- People with Dual Nationality have to present the same passport while arriving and exiting the country

6- Passport is not required for minors who are registered under their Parent’s passport.

7- Visitors should have return tickets with them, else the entry may be refused.

8-Visitors must hold their documents to till the next destination and they should have a sponsor in UAE to cover their stay in the country.

9- Holders of Saudi Iqama’s can reside on Visit Visa in UAE for maximum one month.

Total cost for the application for e-visa is AED 230. The processing time for Dubai visit visa is around 2-3 working days from the date of payment. Documents required to be upload on the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigner’s Affairs in Dubai for visit visa application are as follows:

1. Photo (normally used in passport)

2. Iqama (or any other GCC resident permit ID)

3. Passport copy

All the above documents should be scanned and be in jpg format. The size of each file should not exceed 100 kb.

Once you have all the above documents ready and fulfill the above requirements, you can start applying for Dubai, UAE Visit Visa as follows:

STEP 1

Goto website http://dnrd.ae/en/Pages/Home.aspx

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Wait for some time till you get a pop window as shown below. Click the pop up box with GCC individual services.

 

 

If you do not get a pop-up window, then click this link – https://www.ednrd.ae/GCCIND/home.do?accepted=true and then goto STEP 3.

STEP 2

Once you click the pop up box, you will get a second pop-up box, telling you the requirements & conditions for

  • GCC resident applying for e-visa for Dubai. We have copied them here below for information. Read them carefully. Then click “Accept”.
  • GCC Residents Entry Permit is valid for (30) days before entry from issuance date , and stay period after entry is (30) days from entry date, and its extendable for (60) days.
  • GCC Accompanied Entry Permit is valid for (60) days before entry from issuance date, and stay period after entry is (60) days from entry date, and its extendable once for (60) days
  • each time.
  • Upon arrival if GCC Residency is found to be expired or cancelled , entry permit holder will not be granted entry.
  • If profession of GCC Resident is found to be changed after issuance of this entry permit , entry permit holder will not be granted entry.
  • GCC Residency must be valid at least (3) months from arrival date.
  • Passport must be valid at least (6) months from arrival date.

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STEP 3

Read the information carefully and then click “GCC Residents” in the left side menu as shown below.

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Step 4

Fill in the form. As the form is in English, you should not be facing any problem. In case you are applying for a visa for you wife too then fill in a separate application with relevant and accurate details.

See the pictures below for idea. The Arabic can be easily done by clicking the “T” symbol below the English

name.

Once the application is filled, click “Next”.

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Step 5

Enter the required details as shown below example.

If there are any kids, they can included in the “Accompanied Information”.

Once you are done, click “Next”.

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Step 6

Upload the required documents –

  • Your passport size photo
  • Your Iqama copy
  • Your passport copy
  • Passport copy of your dependents

All the above documents should be scanned and be in jpg format. The size of each file should not exceed 100 kb. Once done, click “Review”.

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Step 7

If all the information is correct, then click “Post”. When filling out details like profession make sure that you type in the initials of you profession and then select one from the drop down menu list.

If you wish to go with your family, then apply for each applicant one by one. You will get the visas faster and easier this way. Start by applying for yourself and let the rest follow.

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Step 8

Click the Credit Card Payment and then click “Pay”.

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Step 9

Tick the “I agree” box and then click “Confirm”.

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Step 10

Enter the Credit Card details.

Once your payment is accepted, you will receive the visa within 3 days.

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  • Sabith

    What if Im travelling with my wife who is holding a dependant visa? Where can I add her name in the visa application? Or should I make a fresh applucation for her?

    • It seems you have to make fresh application for her as there is no option to add spouse in dependents on the website.
      Do share your experience so that others may benefit.

      • ameen

        shall we get the visa for son or daughter in accompanied details without enclosing passport copy or other copies? or should we try a fresh form?

        • usman

          YOU CAN ADD SON/DAUGHTER IN YOUR OWN VISA APPLICATION ONLY IF THEY ARE UNDER 16 OR 18 AND THEY ARE HAVE IQAMA UNDER YOUR NAME/SPONSORSHIP.

          • Bernard Ciocson

            also my wife is my dependent or under my name/sponsorship, should it be under my dependent or seperate?
            just a thought, the upon arrival UAE visa, before we are paying for a fee for each dependent, and each one had to fill-in the immigration form at airport, exemption i think was to an infant 2yrs old and below….

        • khurram

          I have same problem with my sons. I added them in my application as accompanies but the status coming to separate their applications from mine but there is no edit or modification button there. wats ur plan?

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            If your status is showing “to separate their applications from mine”, then I think you have to just fill new application forms for your son and send them. I think this will work. They will grant you visa first, then for your dependents, insha allah.

            This is the only way. You may try.

          • khurram

            I have applied for my kids next day and paid fees separately. I attached their applications with mine almost two weeks ago but still status showing in process. No result yet!!! Most pathetic online visa system!

          • Mrasheed

            Hi .. I am facing the same problem .. Can u plz tell me how did you sort it ?

        • khurram

          did u get the visa for ur daughters?

    • usman

      JUST CONFRIMED YES YOU NEED TO SUBMIT NEW APPLICATION FOR WIFE. YOU CAN ADD ONLY KIDS SON OR DAUGHTER IN YOUR OWN VISA APPLICATION.

      • Rizwan

        Even for kids, new application should be submitted if they have their own passports.

        • nnm711

          Hi, is visa upon arrival still open via (road/air)? How about Saudi authorities to they let go without visa?

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            No one knows still you get there? You can’t depend on visa on arrival because of eid holidays, they will avoid giving you visa to cut the rush. I have applied online today, let’s see what happens?

          • Mark

            Hello Mohammed,

            What happen to your vusa application? They send it already to you? 🙂

            Coz i am planning to visit UAE this coming september and i was confuse about the process.

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Hello Mark,

            My visa got approved just 4 hours before I reached the border, I think it was because of large amount of visa applications because of eid season.

            If you are going in September, I recommend you to apply for evisa 15 days before you travel. And also, if you are travelling with your family, first apply for visa yourself alone first and wait till your visa gets approved. Once your visa gets approved, attach that evisa in your dependents visa application at the end along with your iqama and passport. Please note, wife and every children should be filled in separate applications. Please do not add dependents (son/daughter) while filling your form!!!

            For your wife profession HOUSEWIFE, and your son/daughter profession “CHILD” which only appears for Abu Dhabi Emirate and not for Dubai Emirate, I don’t know why?

          • Mark

            Hello Mohammed! Thabk you for patiently expalining the process of application.

            I will travel alone using SAPTCO bus. I still have problem, I dont have credot card to pay visa online and also do i need to have saudi exit re entry visa?

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Mr. Mark, saudi exit re-entry visa is compulsory for you to travel and credit card is the only way to pay for online visa. Thanks

          • noman shamsi

            salamz rafi … i applied for my visa and added in the accompanied section my daughter (22 months old). i got the visa with my daughters name mentioned in it. i believe that should suffice for her.. i did not have to pay extra for her visa… i also did not get my wifes visa approved until now .. it keeps saying reload documents … any recommendation…
            thanks in advance

          • Anees Anjum

            Hello Noman, what is your status now?
            I applied the visa 4 August with successful payment but it also kept me asking to reupload the document, everytime I upload the document status change to “Application in process” but after couple of hours it change back to “further documents required for processing”. Its been 12 days I tried to send emails and called but their numbers seems to be not working.

          • M Ali

            Any updates on this case brother. Because I am also facing the same issue.

          • Fahad Imran

            I am also facing exactly the same issue and no response from any of the numbers. When you call Amer service they give you some other numbers to contact to

          • Atif Ahmed

            Dear Rafi,

            Kindly tell me what documents need to upload in four pages of passport for main applicant

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            For the main applicant, only first page of passport is enough, don’t bother with remaining pages.

          • Atif Ahmed

            Brother, Thanks for your prompt reply
            1 more question here

            I have a Wife and 2 children under 12 years of age
            My children have separate passport so should i make separate application for my both children OR i should add them as my dependent/accompany in my application

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Atif,

            I personally recommend you to apply for visa for yourself first and wait till your visa gets approved and receive it in your email. One more question, if your travelling at the end of September don’t apply for visa now as it is more than 1 month.

            If you are travelling by car via Ghuwaifat border, then you have to select Abu Dhabi as the emirate.

            Please note, wife and every children should be filled in separate applications. Please do not add dependents (son/daughter) while filling your own form!!!

            Please follow the following procedure for applying your sons/daughter:

            1. Fill all the details of your son in the first page.

            2. “CHILD” is the profession you have to select. I know this will not appear in the list at once. First fill the Emirate and Border post. Go to profession, type in CAPITAL letter “CHI” then browse the list for few seconds, then backspace “CHI” and type “CHILD”, check the list to down, there you will find it.

            NOTE: “CHILD” profession appears for all emirates, except Dubai emirate, I don’t know why?

            3. Most important point. Upload your single son photo, son iqama copy, son iqama copy, passport 1st page of your son.

            For passport 2nd page upload your (sponsor/father) iqama copy, passport 3rd page upload your (sponsor/father) passport 1st page, for passport 4th page upload the application form of yours (sponsor/father) which you have received in mail when applying for yourself OR your approved evisa which you receive via email (although this step is optional).

            Same applies to your wife, except profession should be “HOUSEWIFE”.

            4. Finally complete the procedure and keep an eye on status. You will get the visa when your status is in “application in process”. Same happened to me!

            THANK YOU

          • Atif Ahmed

            Thanks Alot

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            You are welcome 🙂

          • Atif Ahmed

            Sorry to disturb you again,

            Can you please tell me

            what is the purpose of booking reference in form
            Why there are two name fields in arabic and english in the form
            (what name should i put in second name field of english)

            TIA

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Only the starred red color fields are required to be filled, rest all you can skip, same applies to booking reference. As the second name is not starred field, you can skip that and write your second name in last name.

          • Atif Ahmed

            Thanks for your reply … kindly tell me what should be filled in encircle field in the attached image

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            In first row, fill your full name. Again repeat your full name in third row.

          • Atif Ahmed

            Thanks for your help

          • ARIF NAZIM

            Brother,

            as the child profession is not there for Dubai. Then, what profession i should select for child under father sponsorship.

            Thanks

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            I don’t know exactly what to choose but I think “NONE” is the profession.
            THANKS

          • Aqi

            then do we have to pay also for sons?

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            YES !

          • Mohammed Ather Raza

            Thanks Mr. Rafi for the valuable informations; I would ask one more clarification regarding the Residence Permit Copy and ID Card which are the mandatory field. As you have explained the same iqama copy could be uploaded for both field as you quoted:

            3. Most important point. Upload your single son photo, son iqama copy, son iqama copy, passport 1st page of your son.
            Please confirm.

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Yes, upload the same iqama twice !

          • Mohammed Ather Raza

            Thanks!

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Welcome 🙂

          • Mohammed Ather Raza

            Dear Brother,
            Could you please explain whether we can go Oman across the UAE boarder if we have a valid Oman entry Visa in advance; what is the procedures:
            1. Whether we can enter to UAE without UAE visa?? If Oman Visa Available
            2. What is the route to enter Muscat Via Abu Dhabi Boarder?
            3. While coming back probably within 10 days, any specific requirements to comply?
            I hope will get my answer satisfactorily from your experience and expertise.
            Best Regards,

          • mohammed

            Dear Brother Rafi,

            I applied online and added my daughters as accompanied- i didnt saw your post of not adding the kids under our visa. will that be an issue?

            I will wait till i get my visa but now whats the next step.

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Wait for your visa approval or rejection. I don’t think they will issue same visa for you and your daughters as your daughters may be holding separate passports.

            What is the current status of your visa application? If it is “application in process”, then wait for their rejection or reupload documents email or they may ask you to separate daughters from your application. In that case you have to apply separate applications for your daughters.

          • mohammed

            Dear brother,

            I recieved the visa within 3 hours of time and in the visa below is mentioned Wife : None(as it did not gave option while filling the wife details) and the accompanied :
            1 & 2 daughters name. And now I applied as per your below instructions for my wife.

            If i get my wife visa do i need to apply again indivually for my daughters or no need?

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            It is really good news that you got the visa for yourself. For your daughters, please apply individually as they won’t accept your current visa for you and your daughters at the immigration, they may ask you to apply separate arrival visa for your daughters. So, it is better to do it online.

            Now you are planning to apply for your wife, please select profession “housewife”, and follow the procedures of dependents regarding uploading documents and follow the amended steps in my previous comment.

          • mohammed

            Dear brother,

            My wife visa got rejected. I mentioned my name in the sponsor details. is that the reason?should i put my name or my company name in the sponsor details.

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Any reason given for your rejection? Did you upload wife’s personal photo, wife iqama, again wife iqama, wife’s passport 1st page, wife’s passport last page, your iqama and the approved evisa of yours. You must have write your name in Sponsor’s name. In sponsor details, write, “Wife of (your name), company name, address and your saudi mobile number.
            Is your wife’s passport expiry more that 6 months? All the documents which you have uploaded are clear and easy to read?

          • mohammed

            What do you mean by Wife Iqama again? 1-uploaded her photo 2-uploaded her iqama 3-her 1st passport page 4- my iqama copy 5- my passport copy 6 – my visa copy – my number +966 540376746

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            There are two columns namely residence ID and ID card, there you have to upload your wife’s iqama twice. At the sponsor name, you have to only write your name. In sponsor details, write “wife of “.

            The above mentioned issue can’t be the reason for your wife’s visa rejection.

          • mohammed

            Can you share a screenshot where it is showing two columns for id card and id.

            and details means in spnsor address shall i mention wife ?

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            In sponsor address write, “wife of (your name), your address and mobile number”.

          • mohammed

            No I clicked dubai and filled the GCC resdent form and I didnt got this option at all.

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Wow, I didn’t know that.

          • mohammed

            I got my wife visa approved;

            1-I manually typed her name in arabic according to iqama cause according to system translation it was slightly different.
            2- then I typed as “WIFE OF” followed by my name in sponsor name.
            3- deleted company email address and added my mobile number
            4- added my daughters name in Accompanied column as i did the same for myself.
            5&6- added her 1 and last page of passport
            6-added my iqama copy
            7-added my evisa

            and it got approved.Alhumdullilah.

            Now I am curious to know again on how to apply daughter – shall i select the option abu dhabi as in dubai the profession for child is not appearing. do i still need to apply for visa for my daughters.

            Please guide.

          • Sadaf Rafi

            Hi, how many days did u get it the visa ?
            And did u apply for daughter’visa ?

          • mohammed

            Sadaf I got the visa approved within 4 hours. I applied 1st for myself then the next day for my wife and the day after for my 1st daughter and later for my 2nd daughter; so that not to take risk of loosing the money at once. My wife visa was rejected at the first place so i amde few changes in the application (memtioned in my previous post) and alhumdullilah git approved the 2nd time.

            The visa fees is non refundable.

          • Sadaf Rafi

            Thanks alot for valuable info. As we hav little time left coz we plan to travel on 12 Sep, is onarrival still valid, we would travel by road. Another thing my case is different I am the sponsor for my husband n kids. Any recommendations for my case thanks

          • mohammed

            You are welcome; On arrival I am not sure as the talk of the town its gonna be closed by 1 sep 2015 but dont take risk doing it. If you and your family is traveling from Saudi then I believe you need to take Abu Dhabi visa.

            About being you the sponsor for your husband and kids kindly check with the online Customer Service team as I am not 100% if there are difference in applying being a female sponsor

          • Sadaf Rafi

            Okay. U mean 01 October. ?

          • mohammed

            This is what happening some say 1 sep was last date and some say 1 october will be the last date.

          • MS

            kindly advise some one help me. my visa application status is coming Documents Required for further processing
            i already upload iqama copy, picture but they are not accepted.
            what shall i do. please advise

          • Energy Network Est

            did you get visa on arrival ?

          • Mohamed asif

            Dear, how many days they need to approve or reject Visa. They are working during week ends.???…as my Visa status still in process since last two days.

          • Sadaf Rafi

            Also the fees is charged after visa accepted or immediately and if immediately what if the visa rejected?

          • syedhussaini

            how much time did you wait to apply again?

          • mohammed

            24 hours after it got rejected.

          • syedhussaini

            ok thanks, my visa and my wife visa was rejected but my children visas (2 sons) were approved and issued. I think I messed up First Name with last Name and Last Name with First Name and my wife doesn’t have a last name, so i put my wife’s half name in first name and other part in last name. I believe the visa fee is not refunded in case of rejection.

          • mohammed

            Yes the fees is non refundable.

          • syedhussaini

            I has been more than 24 hours and nearly 36 hours but still cannot make a new application. The system says that application already exist with incomplete payment details, try after 1 hour, I have tried 10 times after 1 hour, still same error. Contacting AMER or Dubai Immigration is of no use, they are not answering the phones.

          • syedhussaini

            salaam. It has been 36 hours and still my old application exists in the system and it is not allowing me to apply again for both myself and my wife. Are you sure you waited for 24 hours?

          • Muhammad Israr

            Salam Raffiuddin,
            Two day back I applied for visa next day i recieved a rejection email. Now i have no idea why it has been rejected. I tried to contact by email & call but no proper response. Do you have any idea ? Btw my profession and validity are fine.

            Also in resident & id card shall I upload iqama if I apply again ?

          • Mrasheed

            Hi ..did u get visa for u and ur daughter ? Because even I have added daughter in accompanied but it said separate utilities and apply new form

          • Dhana Raj

            DEAR,
            I got visa easily,but applied for my son who have 3 year old,emirate is dubai and port is dubai airport,but son profession CHILD is not appearing,how i can solve this issue,can i travel to abudhabi with my e-visa issued by place DUBAI? PLEASE REPLY….

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            “CHILD” profession appears for all emirates, except Dubai emirate. You can select “NONE” as the profession for your child, but I don’t know whether they will issue visa or not.
            About your question above to travel to Abu Dhabi with visa issued by Dubai, I don’t have any idea.

          • Sadaf Rafi

            Hi can anyone answer what m I supposed to write under profession for my husband under my iqama/sponsorship, im travelling through riyadh on 13 Sept and im a doctor by profession. Thanks

          • Abid Malik

            Dear Dr. Sadaf !
            we have the same case like you. means what to write in profession?
            whatever solution you find, kindly inform us as well. we planned to leave on 17 Sep. Thanks

          • Energy Network Est

            did you get visa?

          • em

            I am facing the same problem. profession of “CHILD” and even “NONE” only appears for Dubai. We are landing in Abu Dhabi, however, and I am wondering if this will pose a problem……

          • prasad

            I am 2 months old iqama holder and planning to tour Dubai with my family in EID time.

            Mohammed Rafiuddin please let me know if am eligible to travel.??

            There is no rule I can find in internet. FYI when I fill details in online it accepting upto payment level.

            hence before I pay I wanted to confirm

            Prasad

          • ARIF NAZIM

            Dear Brother,

            i should not add son/daughter in my own application? 100% sure?

            Thanks,

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            You should not add son/daughter in your own application, 100% sure.

          • ARIF NAZIM

            i receive the email stating “Please upload the
            documents by using the ‘Document Reupload’ link on the GCC Application” but when i go to document reupload, it says no date found, please advise

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            After receiving reupload mail, when did you read that message in your inbox and went to reupload link? The link may have expired !

          • ARIF NAZIM

            after receiving that email, i directly went to the webpage and it said no data found!! now what to do? please advise

          • Shibin Cm

            Hai Arif,Did you get any updates about your visa?am also getting same error.Kindly reply

          • ARIF NAZIM

            i already got my visa yesterday. however, this error is normal and just ignore it. Everybody receives this email, actually problem with the website

          • Shibin Cm

            Thanks for your kind reply.Further,while I have applied i mentioned the port as Dubai Airport.So whether I can able to travel through Road?Any Idea..

          • Adel

            Had the same issue, please let me know how did you solve it ?

          • ARIF NAZIM

            just ignore it, problem with their website

          • Fahad Imran

            Hello Mohammed, You look to be an expert .. .can you please help me with below issue. Many Thanks.

            i applied for the visa on 5th September and on 6th September I got a message at 6PM today that documents required for further processing. when I went to the “Document Reupload” link. I could see * in red color against my personal photo and Resident permit document. However, I re uploaded the documents and status changed to Application in process. But after few minutes, the status again changed to “Document required for further processing”. I re-uploaded the documents again and again the status changed to application in process but after few minutes status was changed again to Documents required for further processing and even till now after 3 days, status remains same “Documents required for further processing”. When I called Amer service they said that the your application is under process. I understand it’s in process but not sure about the status visible to me through DRND portal. Thanks

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Don’t worry, I think it is an error from their website, your application will be processed and you will receive your visa before your date of travel, Insha allah.

          • Fahad Imran

            Thanks a lot. The only problem is that I need to apply for my wife and kids visa also. Just waiting for mine so I can apply for them. And I am travelling on 18th September.

          • shajira pendatun-peralta

            How did your application go?? I am also travelling on 18th but my application is still in process.. How long did your visa got issued? Thanks!

          • Rhona Bacani Calizo

            2-3days.. mine I applied last Thursday and only yesterday I got my visa

          • shajira pendatun-peralta

            Thank you! I applied on Saturday, hopefully it get issued before Friday in shaa Allah.

          • Fahad Imran

            If all documents and required information is provided then surely u will get visa before travel date

          • Nadeem Khan

            hi
            i applied for my visa 7of sep but still in applicant process any one can tell me how lond time they will approve i am worried because i plan to go coming 18. i call amr service they have checked they said in my passort there in no visa under process please help me

          • Adnan

            What is the phone number and email for Amer. please advise.

          • Taha Hussain
          • Ahmed

            can you pls help me I applied on 13th Sep then I got one email same issue “”further documents for processing but when we opened reupload documents it’s showing to me no data .my flight 21th Sep so pls let me know how many days for processing also need contact no can help us no one responding

          • rhona

            same thing happened for my daughter, just wait for their reply wether they will grant you the visa or it’s rejected, for my child case she’s rejected so I need to re apply again for her.

          • Huang Ying

            Don’t apply again .this website its bullshit Because they will reject you again . I’m already tired twice . They reject me 2times . And me and my husband all paid about 1000SR. If your are working in GCC still can get arrive visa before October . But don’t forget to bring your iqama with you . Good luck .

          • Saroosh Danish

            The site is down since yesterday night now. I called every where to confirm the information about VOA but no response. I will be travelling with my family on 18 Sept 2015 by Road. Can you update me if you get any latest information about Visa on Arrival ???????? …… Thanks …. Or you can email me on [email protected],com. I appreciate

          • Rhona Bacani Calizo

            Hi Sorrosh, actually the agent asked us wether if we are traveling by land or air. And he mentioned that the visa on the border is still available until last week of September, same thing with the plane. Or if you really want to make sure go to a travel agency and ask about Dubai visa, I think they will advise you on what to do.

          • Saroosh Danish

            Yes Rohna yesterday i tried several agents. They all directed me to Site however one of the agent gave me a circular given to all Travel agents by some ministry which states that from 1st October 2015 only evisa is applicable and no agent is allowed to apply for visa on behalf of any party. I took the circular from him and will keep it with me in case of any problem at the border :P……… I hope i can enter UAE respectfully and safely on Sep 18 …… 🙂

          • Huang Ying

            Sure . If there is any information will let your know . Actually u will travel before me

          • Huang Ying

            Sorry I don’t know anything about by road . I’m going by air . There is still open arrive for GCC in the airport till end of this month . I believe by road it’s the same open . But you much be high position in your GCC Iqama . I called immigration this morning this they told me . I hope the information can help you . Good luck

          • Rhona Bacani Calizo

            Hi Mr. Huang, sorry for what happened to you, yes I will get visa for my daughter on our arrival in Dubai, last night I went to a travel agency and the agent advise me to do that since our flight is not on October 🙂 so for those who will go to Dubai and having a hard time to book online for the e-visa go to Dubai as you like and get visa there, don’t forget to bring iqama and only until the end of September. For October visitor you need to apply online (compulsory)

          • Saroosh Danish

            Thanks Rhona …… I hope the same will be applicable for those travelling by Road …..

          • Fahad Imran

            I got my visa after 10 days and then I applied for my family. The next day I got for my kids but my wife’s visa was rejected and there is absolutely no reason provided

          • siva

            Hi Mr. Imran, Did you applied separately for kids or along with your application ?? I don’t see any options to add kids..

          • Abid Malik

            Dear Mohammed Rafiuddin!
            last year I went UAE with my family by road and got online visa at AlGOUIFAT. this time I planned the same. but just checking these posts here that now we need to get online visa. I planned to go on this 18. anyways filling online form now…tell me about sponsor name ? Is it my company name ? or self or ??

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            For you it would be your company name as the sponsor, while for your family it would be you.

          • Abid Malik

            thanks dear

          • Nadeem Khan

            Dear Rafi
            i appiled for 3 visa still in process if i want to cancil they will retrun my money or not and how i can cancil tell me process i really apriciate

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            You can’t cancel the process of evisa neither your money will be refunded.

          • Nadeem Khan

            Dear Rafi
            i cannot open my request

          • Energy Network Est

            Did you receive visa or still waiting ?

          • Jakir Hussain

            Dear MR. Mohammed Rafiuddin pls. advice me I select Abu Dubai but the Port of arrival which one I will select I am From Dammam To Abu Dubai by road

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Al Ghuwaifat is the border post to be selected and Abu Dhabi as the emirate.

          • faiz ahmed

            I have applied for the abu dhabi visa online as iam
            travelling by road from Dammam for myself and my wife separately. My wife’s
            visa was issued within one day. But my visa status is showing as “Documents
            required for further processing” and remark is”The profession is not entitle to
            enter the state”. I have selected my profession as Quality Inspector . My
            Iqama is fahas Jawdah which means
            Quality controller or Quality Auditor. All the documents are uploaded like
            Iqama photo and passport. Now I don’t no what to do. What can I do to get my
            Visa? Please help

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Better to get it on arrival (if they provide).

          • faiz ahmed

            Thanks For reply brother Rafiuddin, but Iam planning to trave by Saptco bus. If I dont have Visa i cant get a ticket.
            How come they can issue a visa for my wife and reject mine. Anyhow today i upload my wife visa and my application and submit again.

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Good luck !

          • Ramesh Panthangi

            Hi Friends,
            I have applied for online visa on 29-Sep-2015. In my application I have added my daughter and son in Accompanying list and also I made separate 3 applications for my wife, son and daughter. After that, I received message from ednrd GCC saying that “Please disconnect the accompanying request for the father or mother and provide them with separate applications such as ordering the sponsor”. How can I remove my daughter and son from my application? There is no option in the website. I am travelling next week.

            Please help me.
            Regards,
            Ramesh

          • Jahanzeb

            Hey ramesh…did u get the visa??

          • Ramesh Panthangi

            No Jahanzeb, I did not get. Status showing “documents required for further processing”. I changed my documents and submitted. I am receiving same message since 3 days. I went to UAE Embassy in Riyadh also. They gave some numbers to contact. I called all numbers, but no body responding.

          • siva

            Hi Ramesh…. How did you added kids details in your application?? I don’t see any options to add son or daughter… please advise

          • Adnan

            You are so lucky at least you have your wife visa.. as mentioned many people I am also facing problem to get online visa, status showing since last 2 days “in process” before asking “visa copy of uae sponsor” that message was really strange to me but since re-uploaded the documents 2 days earlier status showing “application in process”.
            Do somebody help me to provide me the email and also direct phone number to whom I contact about my application?
            Can we get visa on arrival if application still show the same status?
            Appreciate if some one provide valuable info and/or share with his experience only those who are travelling in SEP 2015.
            Thanks

          • Elaine

            SAME PROBLEM WITH YOU ADNAN, I’M TRAVELLING ON SEPT.22, BUT STILL MY VISA STATUS IS “DOCUMENT FOR FURTHER PROCESSING” I RE-UPLOAD MY DOCUMENTS EVERYDAY BUT STILL NOTHING HAPPENED.. I TRIED TO CONTACT AMER BUT THEY CANNOT HELP MY PROBLEM, THEY GIVE ME THIS NUMBER 97147075402 IT IS DUBAI AIRPORT NUMBER. ACCORDING TO THEM THAT’S THE ONLY WAY TO ASK REGARDING MY VISA. BUT I TRIED 100X, THEY ARE NOT PICKING UP THE PHONE. PLEASE SHARE IF YOU GET YOUR VISA OR HOW TO CANCEL THIS ONLINE APPLICATION. THANKS

          • خوان خوسيه زويلو زويلو

            i have the same problem i need to cancel my application also , are you going to take the risk and travel to dubai get your visa upon arrival? all my bookings are done also except this online visa my arrival is sept 26

          • Elaine

            YEAH! I WILL TAKE THE RISK, I WILL PRINT MY APPLICATION AND I WILL BRING IT TO THE AIRPORT. BECAUSE I KNOW THAT I DON’T HAVE ANY REASON WHY THEY CANNOT GIVE ME A VISA.

          • خوان خوسيه زويلو زويلو

            i will do the same also. my other friends are rejected without a reason also they are flying this coming 18th , i will update you if they will be get visa upon arrival
            the system sucks itself including the support , as of today the line are busy due to numbers of application peak season, can you update me also if you can get your visa upon arrival

            what is your departure country?

          • Elaine

            QATAR, OK! BUT I THINK IF REJECTED THEY CAN GET A VISA UPON ARRIVAL, BUT IF YOU HAVE AN ONGOING APPLICATION ACCORDING TO AMER CUSTOMER SERVICE WE CAN’T GET A VISA UPON ARRIVAL. AND PLS. LET YOUR FRIENDS ASK ALSO HOW TO CANCEL OUR VISA ONLINE SO THAT WE CAN GET IT UPON ARRIVAL. THANK YOU

          • خوان خوسيه زويلو زويلو

            my application was rejected last sept 13 also, the best way is to call them only or call uae embassy qatar base, ask them if you can get visa upon arrival, there are listed profession from gcc countries (expats) and nationalities who are entitled for visa upon arrival
            from the news statement september 1 is the start of the implemantation disregarding gcc expats
            but from uae moi website itself Oct. 1 is the confirmed date

          • Elaine

            I WENT THEIR LAST MAY 2015, I GOT MY VISA UPON ARRIVAL.

          • خوان خوسيه زويلو زويلو

            oh thats very good i will pray for you that you will be granted a visa upon arrival!

          • Elaine

            IF YOU GET ANY IDEA REGARDING THIS PROBLEM OR ANY EMAIL ADDRESS THAT WE CAN SEND OUR CANCELLATION PLEASE LET ME KNOW. THANK YOU!!

          • خوان خوسيه زويلو زويلو

            try to call +971-800-5111 you can leave a message also

            try electronic chat http://amer.ae/amerchat.htm but its really hard to communicate with them

          • Adnan

            Did you chat with Amer? you cannot dial toll free number from Saudi.. I tried this not reachable.

          • خوان خوسيه زويلو زويلو

            i can not reach them tel lines echat services all are not working all lines are busy.

          • Adnan

            they did not give us a option to cancel the application and/or change the port of entry if need to change the plan. just to wait, but in my opinion they should be flexible this time… for on arrival family/persons; second they should approve/reject the application before the departure

          • خوان خوسيه زويلو زويلو

            there is one option to cancel the application you need to register to ednrd.ae but the registration itself will be the problem its like applying for visit visa also, i even contact some agencies in dubai who process iqama with more cost but they can not process also , i plan to take the risk, my iqama profession is architectural draftsman. i have book already i can not cancel my plane ticket and hotel reservation and side trips. .

          • Elaine

            WHY MY CONVERSATION WITH ARABIC NAME WAS LOST?

          • Rama Samy

            when did u apply visa for your wife. I had applied 13th sep. But still system shows application in process.

          • Mrasheed

            Hi,,. Can u plz tell me what all documents you submitted for your wife’s visa ?

          • Anil Kumar

            Yes I also applied but getting the status as need document for further processing,tried Reupload option but it says no data match found

          • Fahad Imran

            This is a system error, the only option is to wait and pray 😜

          • Elaine

            DID ANYONE WITH THIS PROBLEM GET THEIR VISA OR STILL WAITING FOR IT? DO YOU HAVE ANY IDEA IF WE CAN GET VISA UPON ARRIVAL OR HOW TO CANCEL THIS ONLINE APPLICATION SO THAT THEY CAN GIVE US VISA UPON ARRIVAL. PLS. REPLY. THANK YOU!

          • Deepak

            I also faced the same issue. My traveling date is 19 sep but still not got the visa. Can u help me how to cancel this application or how to get another visa?

          • MS

            DEA FAHAD IMRAN Same thing happened with me till showing documents required for further processing. kindly advise me i also finding this ishu.thanks

          • MS

            i submitted application 6 aug 2015 but same status is coming. i called to amer they said only call to dubai airport but they did not responding telephone.

          • Fahad Imran

            The system is not stable and mature yet. So, it’s better to apply a Transit visa through to Travel and Tourism companies in Dubai.
            For now, the only option is to wait. The Amer service is amazingly pathetic. Whenever you call them, they give you a new number to contact to for further details and no one on those numbers responds … Very frustrating process

          • Liamz

            Same thing happened..I applied last august 29 and reuploaded the required documents but after an hour the application status still the same..they just gave numbers to assist us but nobody anwers the call..really frustrating..

          • Karen

            Hi Mohammed. My husband accidentally entered the wrong email id. So we have no way of printing or getting his visa although it has been approved. We need it to upload with my son’s and my visa applications. Do you know what we can do. We r in a hurry since we r planning to travel on the 18th
            If you can help, it would be great!
            Thanks

          • mohammed

            Karen go to the same page and you will find a option “Status Inquiry” insert your hsband passport number and date of birth and you will be able to get the visa copy.

          • Ali Haider

            Can you please share the link. where to find the “STATUS INQUIRY” option.

          • Abid Malik
          • Ali Haider

            Thank you @disqus_nE92Wvf72e:disqus

          • Abid Malik

            welcome

          • Jane Ferrer

            Please help me. I tried to do the application online but after the clicking the payment and prompting me transaction in progress it suddenly told me this page cannot be displayed. I tried it 3 times even changing the browser. What should i do? When i checked the status its not posted. Please help me sir. Thank you so much.

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Re-apply

          • Aiah

            Hi Sir. good day. I experienced also the same. i applied Last
            Thursday 08 October 2015 however I have encountered
            an error after entering the epay verification code that was sent to my mobile, right away I received a message from my bank that an amount of
            237.00 ED has been used for EMARATECH EMARAT TECHN.

            Until now I
            have not received any e-mail or confirmation that they received my
            application successfully. I tried to inquire by entering my passport number and
            date of birth but “ No DATA FOUND” appears.

          • Mohsen

            I have same problem

          • Aiah

            Hi… Did you ask them? I called them… I send them email. But no answer 😩

          • Mohsen

            I tried to call empassy today but also no answer .
            Isent e mail l,m waiting untile now

          • Mohsen

            لقد قمت بتعبئة النموذج ودفعت المبلغ واعطوني رقم الملف ولكن عند دخولي الموقع لمعرفة حاله التاشيره يكون الرد no data file ماذا افعل والمعرض سيبدا يوم26/10

          • Mohammad haque

            No one to help about this issue. I heard they stopped issuing e visa. But how about the money that we have paid???

          • Nabeel Ahmed

            Hi Aiah,

            I have almost the same problem. I applied on 5th of october and everything went fine. The online system is showing “Application In Process”. Today is 20th october and still I didnt got my visa and my flight is on 22nd october morning 7.40 am. Im worried I will miss my official training and will face problems in my job.

            Only Allah can save us now.

          • Aiah

            Hi Nabeel. What i understood if the status is ” applicatiom in process” you will receive its approval on the same day. In my case i re-applied on the 13th of October and until now the status is still” application posted” . My flight is tommorrow and i dont think i can make it….

          • Anie Bago

            Aiah..hello! Im also stressed now as I applied online visa..when I kept checking at first no data found.Just today when I emailed and left voice message for amer the status changed to application posted.My flight is on 23rd of this month.Did u get urs?I was not expecting for delays until I saw this page with ur blogs.Hoping for the best as ive arranged everything

          • Aiah

            Hi Annie. Until now the status is still”application posted” my flight is scheduled this evening. And i really dont know what to do. I applied on the 13th. And theres no progress on the status.

          • Anie Bago

            Oh my..can’t we try on arrival anyway we have applied ? A friend of mine went there last week of september they were still given on arrival visa.

          • Aiah

            I am thinking that too… as of now status is still the same “application posted”

          • Anie Bago

            Pls update me in case you will do .thanks

          • Aiah

            Hi Annie. I still did not receive it. I even asked my friend’s help to call the immgration there in dubai but no answer.

          • Anie Bago

            Pls update me if ever you will risk with the on arrival..anyway we have applied

          • Anie Bago

            Aiah my status changed to document foe further processing I kept reuploading..anyway do I need to upload my application form with signature?

          • Aiah

            Hi Annie. I am glad that theres a development on the status of your application. I think there’s no need to upload it if did not ask for any documents to re upload.

          • Aiah

            Hi anie. Just got my visa. At 5:35pm. Today. Hope you receive yours too.

          • Anie Bago

            Aiah..since yesterday No data found for me .calling even amerhotlinne is useless all my credit just finished up.they only answer to refer me to numbers that nobody answers.did u reApply? Today afternoon is my flight. 🙁

          • Aiah

            Did you visit this link to inquire
            https://www.gdrfa.ae/GCCIND/home.do?accepted=true

            I did not expect my visa anymore since i missed already my flight but yesterdy i received it in my email.

          • Nabeel Ahmed

            Hi any news for your visa? Im still waiting for mine. Nothing so far. System is still showing Application Under Process. My flight tommorow morning at 7.

          • Aiah

            Hi Nabeel… Still no new update. Status :”application posted” . I cant make it tonight i guess.

          • Nabeel Ahmed

            Hi. Still didnt got my visa and I missed my flight today morning at 7.40 am. Same stupid system update… Application is in process. I wish I could speak to some authority to give them a piece of my mind.

          • Aiah

            Sorry to hear that. I feel you…… Are you going to cancel the visa application? But there’s no canecllation option…

          • Azhar

            Can you give me your contact number I want to discuss same issue with you as my training is scheduled Sunday…

          • Nabeel Ahmed

            Sure 0558609300. Inbox me urs aswell.

          • Azhar

            I’m calling you but number is not responding

          • Nabeel Ahmed

            Strange. Its active. May be coverage issue. U can try now

          • Azhar

            I think we shall try visa on arrival what you say

          • Nabeel Ahmed

            We cannot fly out from saudi without the Approved Visa Paper. They wont let us board. Even if we or anyone manges to flyout the immigration at dubai will refuse and will send us back.

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          • Aiah

            Goodluck to you i hope you receive it. Or try to apply visa upon arrival…

          • Nabeel Ahmed

            Thanks Aiah but to be very honest I have lost hope now. If they give me the visa at the last moment than thats very pathetic of them. Im really very disappointed. They really screwed it up big time. No regard for what people have to go through not to mention the financial loss. Btw they have stopped giving on arrival visa since 1st of october. My sympathies with u for not getting ur visa n missing the flight. I wish we all get it.

          • Aiah

            Actually i didnt expect that i will experience this delay….. A friend of mine applied last month and she geot the approval on the same day… I do not kno why they taking so much time this time… Im a bit upset cause i planned everything ahead of time.. Well. I hope u receive it. You still have until tomorrow…… Think positive…..

          • Nabeel Ahmed

            Thanks. Lets see. Fingers crossed. Will keep u posted.

          • syed

            Nabeel, Inshallah by next month near 21st, i am planning to Abu Dhabi, when can i apply visa for self and family. For family, what are the document need to be upload. Can you guide me?. Whats ur email or chat id

          • Shahzad Ali

            Nabeel Ahmed please brother tell me how i received my visa their is application status show no data found i applied before 5 days

          • Irfan Siddiqui

            I applied for me and my family, i got transaction complete for my application and error for my family. But they charged for all os us, but only i got the visa within hrs and im still waiting for their application status 🙁 weird

          • Shahji Ji

            Salaam Nabeel, Finally u got the visa online or not , for one of my friend his status also showing same from 10 day’s , for you they issued finally or not visa 🙁

          • Nabeel Ahmed

            Hi Shahji… No I still didnt got my visa and its still showing Application in process on the website. I got fed up and had urgent meeting n training to attaend to in dubai so I bought Emirates ticket and got my visa on arrival. Emirates and FlyDubai both are taking passengers without E visa and you can get the visa on arrival. All the best and good luck.

          • Leah

            Hi nabeel so we can apply at any agency in dubai to get another visa? Our flight is tomorrow morning still no visa. We booked by flynas. Help pls

          • Nabeel Ahmed

            Hi Leah. Like I said in my previous post you can still get your dubai visa on arrival if you travel via Emirates or FlyDubai airlines as all they need to see is a good profession on your iqama. You can go to emirates airlines and get ur tickets for dubai. Btw I still didnt got my visa online. It still says Application in progress even after 37 days of applying online. Stupid online system.

          • Leah

            Yeah. I agree on that. Waste on money time and effort. I think I need to cancel our vacation. I was given a visa but my partner still on process that’s the problem. I can’t go without him. I need to cancel our visa here in saudi arabia and my visa on dubai. Which is really a waste. We were depressed about since we’re waiting for this vacation. Do we need to accelerate my visa that was approved and wait for his visa to be approved and cancelled it? What if we didn’t cancel our visa in dubai?what could be the the consequences? Thank you nabeel

          • Leah

            It should be.. “do we need to cancel it even if we are flying anymore since we missed our flight?” Thank you

          • Axad Khan

            No there is no “on arrival visa”. i applied online and my status was in progress till the end. i got online boarding because of which i was able to board the flight. when i went to dxb. they took my passport and send me to deportation department.

            There is no VISA ON ARRIVAL. so please dont try it.
            BTW once the visa is approved it takes 12 – 24 hours for ur visa to come in system…

          • doyski

            Sir Nabeel, is still up to now Emirates and flyDubai are taking passengers without Evisa? Because my application is still posted and my flight is tomorrow.

          • Nabeel Ahmed

            Hi Doyski. Yesterday I received my dubai Visa after applying online on 5th of october. After around 45 days. This is plain stupid and frustrating. Apparently they have no regard for passengers travel plans. My suggestion and advice for u is to call Emirates and Flydubai and reconfirm as for now I guess they r still giving on arrival visa if u travel via these two airlines.

          • doyski

            Sir Nabeel, do you know how to cancel the application? I can’t find any instruction how? Maybe ill go for the agency to help me for the application.
            Thanks

          • Axad Khan

            No there is no “on arrival visa”. i applied online and my status was in progress till the end. i got online boarding because of which i was able to board the flight. when i went to dxb. they took my passport and send me to deportation department.
            There is no VISA ON ARRIVAL. so please dont try it.
            BTW once the visa is approved it takes 12 – 24 hours for ur visa to come in system.

          • Irfan Siddiqui

            Same here , mine went thru fine with confirmation but for my family , same issue error but payment was made, so now what is expected ? or what can be done about this ? will it rectify itself or ??

          • Irfan Siddiqui

            Please share your experience what happened ? Did u make a new application and pay again ? Or did they process ur same application and you got the visa ?

          • Mohammad haque

            I have encountered the same problem. Its been 2 month since i applied my e visa through “ednrd” after deducting 230 aed, no more reply from them

          • Suhaib Khilji

            Any idea when is the last date for visa on arrival for GCC Residents.

          • Rhona Bacani Calizo

            go for a strong internet connection… same problem with me before

          • Irfan Siddiqui

            Same here, Please share your experience what happened ? Did u make a new application and pay again ? Or did they process ur same application and you got the visa ?

          • Dipin chandran

            Same here…how to solve dat.Whether v hav to pay in AED only ..not in OMR.Whether visa on arrival via border still working??? Any body can help please.

          • Fareed

            Yes, it is open

      • Sheraz

        DEAR, I HAVE TIRED FOR NEW APPLICATION FOR WIFE BUT SITE DID NOT ACCEPT PROFESSION AS HOUSE WIFE. WHAT SHOULD I WRITE THERE.

  • Hassan

    What if i am travelling by road in Eid Days from Saudi Arabia?

    • Sabith

      I was also planning the same. But a friend discouraged me saying during Eid the crowd at the border will be too huge and may have to wait for over 5 hours to clear the border.

      • Did any one got the online VISA??

        • Nikhil

          I applied today and the visa application has been rejected within hours of applying, i was asked to submit my photo again through document upload but to my misfortune the application has been rejected. Should I be expecting a refund, or do I make a fresh application again.

          • Ahsan Mirza

            Same thing happened with me today. Don’t know what to do now. I have been calling their helpline but they are not even bothered to pick up the phone. Their online chat service says that they have no option to check why the application got rejected.

            Can anyone help me in this regard?

  • muhammad asif

    After applied how to check the visa that be issued or not ?

    • You can check in the “Status Check” on the left side menu

      • muhammad asif

        Thanks

    • usman

      THEY WILL CONTACT YOU VIA EMAIL. ALL QUERIES WILL BE SENT TO YOU VIA EMAIL.

  • Mohan Joseph

    Where to add the family dependents details in the form? or Is it required to apply the same for the family members also one by one??

    • Mohan Joseph

      it is confirmed that each passport holder must apply separately. Also, the on-arrival visa is still available for high qualified professionals.

      • Thank you Mohan for sharing the information.

      • Maheen Abdul Gafoor

        Hi Mohan,
        Do we have to apply separately for Kids? If they have separate passports…

        • Mohan Joseph

          Yes.

          • Yasir

            Mr. Mohan,
            I applied for visa if my visa application is rejected so visa fee which is 258 AED. is it will be refunded or not?

            Regards,
            Yasir

          • usman

            CALL FOR HELP

            Ministry of Interior
            Contact Us
            800 5000
            Timings: Sun – Thu (7:30 am to 2:00 pm)…

          • amit kumar

            Hi Mohan,
            There is a option to add son or daughter. Does that mean that I need to add my daughter there and make fresh application for my wife….Also can you please mention some do’s and dont’s.

      • AK

        Dear mohan, to do separate application for children what profession is need to select in the form..

        • AI

          Hi. I have the same confusion. Do you have an answer for this now? If yes, please lemme know..

          • AK

            Dear, there is a option available now ‘CHILD’.. Separate application is require for all family member for wife u can select profession as ‘HOUSE WIFE ‘.. I got visa for all my family members separately..

          • AI

            Thanks dear for update. Can you call me on 00966592288600? Or share your number and I will call you? I have to ask you some details.. Thx..

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Where is ‘CHILD’ option in profession list? Please help

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            ok got the child option in profession .But documents of father are also need to be included in separate application of my son ????

        • usman

          SON/DAUGHTER ONLY UNDER YOUR IQAMA CAN BE ADDED IN YOUR VISA APPLICATION. WIFE REQUIRE SEPARATE APPLICATION.

    • usman

      FOR WIFE THERE MUST BE SEPARATE APPLICATION AND SEPARATE CHARGES. SON/DAUGHTER ONLY UNDER YOUR IQAMA..

  • Nazim Kazi

    on the next page the “address/accompany details” there is no option to add wife.
    one can only add son or daughter.

    • It seems you have to make fresh application for her as there is no option to add spouse in dependents on the website.
      Do share your experience so that others may benefit.

    • usman

      FOR WIFE THERE MUST BE SEPARATE APPLICATION AND SEPARATE CHARGES. SON/DAUGHTER ONLY UNDER YOUR IQAMA.

  • Anzal

    I am travelling from Saudi Arabia to India via Dubai and have a transit time of around 8 hours in Dubai airport. Is it possible to go outside for 8 hours if I get the visa?

    • It is better you to check with your airlines. Normally, is should be allowed if you are having visa.

  • Mohammad Sameer

    which filed to select in “Port of Arrival”, as I want to go by road from Saudi Arabia ??? Thanks.

    • Mohan Joseph

      Abu Dhabi – Al Gouifat

      • Mohammad Sameer

        Thanks

  • Sabith

    Isn’t the cost increased? I have gone to Dubai last time through Road in 2013 for AED 100 per visa. The online service is now AED 230? That is a super increase more than doubling the rate.

    • usman

      THAT’S WHAT DUBAI IS ALL ABOUT MORE MONEY EVERY YEAR.

  • Adnan Deo

    What if Someone don’t have Credit Card. Any other Method of Paying Visa Fee?????

    • HishMaj

      Unfortunately not. You can still get it at the airport if you are travelling before September

    • usman

      E-CASH IS ANOTHER PAYMENT MODE.

  • Mark

    I am working here in Saudi Arabia and my profession in my iqama qa Quantity Surveyor. Is my profession allowed to travel across UAE by road?

    I am planning to visit UAE this coming September using SAPTCO Bus International.

    Can you Help me simple and step by step procedure how can I avail visit visa in UAE. I will be grateful if you can help!

    Mark

    • usman

      MUST APPLY FOR VISA ONLINE AND CHECK YOUR PROFESSION FROM THE PROVIDED LIST.

  • seun

    I applied for this visa online and uploaded all the documents, after waiting for some days without any status change,I called them and the next I saw was that the visa has been cancelled. They told me to apply for another, they were so rude!

    • Adil Aziz

      please provide the contact number for immigration department / visa enquiry.

      • usman

        CALL FOR HELP

        Ministry of Interior
        Contact Us
        800 5000
        Timings: Sun – Thu (7:30 am to 2:00 pm).

  • usman

    I am hold saudi iqama and profession is marketing specialist. will i get on arival visa.

    • usman

      YES “MARKETING SPECIALIST” CAN GET VISA BUT YOU HAVE TO REQUEST VISA ONLINE.

  • shafiq khan

    dear all, i had applied online for getting Abu dhabi visa yesterday. now i am checking by check status. they are telling “no data ” found. can anyone guide me about the result plzzzzzzzz

    • usman

      YOUR REQUEST NUMBER WILL BE SENT TO YOUR EMAIL AFTER YOUR APPLICATION IS SUCCESSFULLY SUBMITTED AND PAYMENT IS CLEARED VIA CREDIT CARD.

      CHECK YOUR EMAIL, THEY NUMBER YOU ARE TRYING TO ENTER IS TRANSACTION NUMBER NOT VISA REQUEST NUMBER. DOUBLE CHECK THAT FROM EMAIL.

  • Adil Aziz

    I have already applied visa application for myself and for my family on 26/06/2015 and also paid the fees each passport AED 258.00. Now checked today under status enquiry for all application it is mentioned that “Documents Required for further processing”.

    I knew that my current profession will not be accepted for on arrival visa, that is the reason i applied online. they wrote on my application that my profession is not eligible for visa. and for all other application they request to upload my iqama.
    is the amount paid refundable?

    If somebody can provide the contact number it would be helpful.

    • Riane Muan

      Hi Adil Aziz. Have you figured out what further documents are required? I have contacted their hotline (0097148005000) and it seems the phone number doesn’t exist. My calls cannot go through. I also cannot find an application cancellation option. I should have applied for a visa through an airlines instead, however, I am not sure if it’s possible as I have a pending application through ednrd.

    • HishMaj

      If profession is not eligible, then you won’t get it online or on arrival.

    • usman

      CALL FOR HELP

      Ministry of Interior
      Contact Us
      800 5000
      Timings: Sun – Thu (7:30 am to 2:00 pm)

  • Asjad

    Is there a way to edit the submitted application after payment? I received an email in which they said that your name does not match exactly with the name mentioned in the passport. Although I wrote the exact name, it seems that they want the Iqama name.

  • Hassan Sidaoui

    Hello there, I went through the process and received the payment receipt. What is the next step now? Do i get a visa copy sent to my email or I will just have the receipt with me in Dubai airport and they will process the visa there?
    Thank you

    • HishMaj

      No, you cannot travel unless you get the visa by email. It might take 4 to 5 days, provided all the documents are correct. You can also check the status of the application on that website using the reference number you got on the email.

    • usman

      MUST WAIT FOR AT LEAST 3 DAYS, THEY WILL ISSUE YOU VISA COPY VIA EMAIL. IF THEY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS, THEY WILL ASK VIA EMAIL.

  • Muhammad Jamal Jadoon

    Assalam-o-Alaikum,

    I have 1 query a friend suggested to get e visa instead of waiting at the border during eid holidays. so i applied for e visa like given above next day my application says
    Please attach a sponsor’s visa issued by the state Emirates

    I wanted to have a tourist visa for Eid holidays. same is the case for my wife application

    • usman

      IN THIS CASE YOU MUST UPLOAD A COPY OF VISA OF THE PERSON YOU ARE ABOUT TO VISIT IN UAE.

      ELSE CALL THEM FOR HELP

      Ministry of Interior
      Contact Us
      800 5000
      Timings: Sun – Thu (7:30 am to 2:00 pm)

  • ameen

    Is visa on arrival still present in guwaifat border by road?

    • usman

      SOME SAY YES SOME SAY NO, ITS BETTER TO REQUEST ONLINE FROM UAE VISA PORTAL TO AVOID CHANCES OF REJECTION ON BORDER WHICH CAN COST YOU TO CANCEL YOUR VACATION AND TRAVEL BACK HOME FOR NO REASON. SO ITS WISE TO APPLY ONLINE AND AVOID LONG CUE AT THE BORDER FOR NEW VISA APPLICATION.

  • architt

    Can anyone tell me if travelling to UAE both Iqama and Passport are required to be carried on person ? Or just one of these are enough along with the entry permit/visa ?

    Will appreciate an early response. Thanks

    • ameen

      Do you already have the entry permit? Are you going with your family?

    • HishMaj

      Passport is definitely needed. If original iqama can be carried, then bring it with you. If not, at least carry a copy of your iqama.

      • Rizwan

        Now copy will not work, having original iqama is a must.

    • usman

      ITS ALWAYS BETTER AND PLUS POINT TO CARRY YOUR ORIGINAL IQAMA WITH YOU WHILE TRAVELLING TO GCC/GULF COUNTRIES, BECAUSE SOME TIMES OUR PASSPORT DONT REFLECT FULL INFORMATION LIKE OUR PROFESSION, SPONSOR NAME, AND SAUDI IQAMA EXPIRY DATE, SO IN ORDER TO CONFIRM SUCH DETAIL THEY RANDOMLY ASK FOR IQAMA COPY. SO ITS BETTER TO CARRY IQAMA WITH YOU BUT SOME HOW IF YOU CANT, YOU MUST KEEP A “COPY” OF YOUR VALID IQAMA WITH YOU.

  • Hasnain

    While uploading documents they are asking residence copy what is this?

    • HishMaj

      Iqama copy

    • usman

      IN UAE THEY HAVE 2 IQAMAS, 1 IS CALLED ID COPY AND 2ND IS CALLED RESIDENCE COPY. BUT BOTH HAVE SAME PURPOSE AND BOTH LOOK LIKE IQAMA IN SAUDI. SO YOU HAVE TO UPLOAD YOUR IQAMA COPY IN “ID COPY” AND AGAIN IQAMA COPY IN “RESIDENCE COPY”

  • Zaid

    I am travelling on 23rd sep 2015
    i have applied for the visa from today and paid for the application also is it normal ?
    my profession is Travel tickets Clerk.
    in how many days i will receive the visa
    kindly reply

    • usman

      VISA IS NORMALLY PROCESSED AND ISSUED IN 2-3 DAYS. KEEP CHECKING YOUR EMAIL IF THEY REQUIRE EXTRA DOCUMENT THEY WILL SEND YOU EMAIL. OTHERWISE VISA WILL BE SENT TO YOUR EMAIL IN .PDF FORMAT.

      • Amonem

        Dears, i need your help i applied 4 days back i paid 250 AED not only 230….and i tried to call them in all the numbers u mentioned above without getting any feedback and whenevr i am checking the web site it is showing me that the application still under process….I feel worried .., i am flying on 16 july….any ideas to help?? Thanks

  • AI

    Hi. This is confirmed that we have to apply separately for spouse and kids. My confusions are:
    1. How they will know that this is my family who is accompanying me to Dubai?
    2. What Sponsor details shall I put for my Wife and Kids?
    3. What profession shall I put for my Wife and Kids?
    Can somebody help me with these details? Will be highly obliged?

    • Prathish

      First create application for you and add your kids details in accompanying section. Then apply for your wife separately by selecting the profession as “HOUSE WIFE”. In Sponsor Name add your full name. This is what I have done today..not sure what will be the results..

      • Rizwan

        As per my understanding, kids having separate passports should not be added in the accompanying section. It means if kids do not have separate passport (i.e. their name is added in father/mother’s passport then this section will be filled.

        • Prathish

          I believe all should have separate passports to travel (even if it is infant). For UAE VISA, if your kid is under 16, you have to add the details in accompanying section.

      • khurram

        did u get the visa?

    • Malik Amjid

      you have to upload your passport copy and iqama copy, while applying for your kids, and wife, attach them in place of passport copy 2 and 3 etc…..

    • usman

      1. IT IS NOT REQUIRED TO PROVE THAT THEY ARE YOU FAMILY. YOU JUST NEED TO APPLY TO FRESH VISA APPLICATION. ONE FOR YOU AND ONE FOR YOUR WIFE. SON & DAUGHTER MUST BE IN YOUR APPLICATION ONLY IF THEY ARE UNDER 16 OR 18 AND THEY HAVE IQAMA UNDER YOUR NAME/SPONSORSHIP.

      2. FOR YOUR WIFE VISA APPLICATION YOU MUST WRITE PROFESSION AS “HOUSE WIFE” AND “YOUR NAME” (AS WRITTEN ON YOUR IQAMA) FOR HER “SPONSOR” (IF SHE HAS IQAMA UNDER YOUR NAME/SPONCERSHIP), IF SHE IS DOING JOB THEN HER DETAILS MUST BE USED AS WRITTEN IN HER IQAMA AND HER SPONSOR/COMPANY NAME.

      3. SAME AS NUMBER 2.

      • Prathish

        Just to add one more point to the above post…below are the documents to upload —

        In your application – Your passport Photo, GCC Residence Copy, Your passport Copy, Accompanying person passport copy, Accompanying person residence copy.

        In your wife application – Her passport Photo, GCC Residence Copy, passport Copy, your passport copy and your GCC residence copy.
        I have received my VISA approval today.

        • Nishanth Jacob

          Pratish, what is the place of issue mentioned in your visa? though i have applied to travel through the land border they have mentioned abui dhabi airport. Any idea if this normal or should i request for a change?

          • Prathish

            In my VISA, place of issue is Dubai. I think it is based on the Emirate and Port Of Arrival selected while applying the VISA. I have selected, Emirate as Dubai and Port as Dubai Airport.

      • Jaffarnaqvi

        @ prathish,

        I have applied for my wife and my son application together and my visa seperate, may elligible to get visa for me and my family

  • Tallha. Sonalkar

    Hi
    This link doesnt works — DNRD.AE.EN to open the dubai visa
    can anyone please send me the correct linkl

    • HishMaj

      Ednrd.ae

  • Tallha. Sonalkar

    Please share me the link to apply for dubai visa online

    • HishMaj

      ednrd.ae

  • Manu

    This online application is a big joke. My application was rejected saying the name entered is not correct and they are not ready to refund. I am feeling like being cheated by a big fraud company. Never expected this from Dubai. There is no clear direction or online help available on how to submit the application. My advise is to apply through one of the UAE national carriers if you are flying with them. Otherwise get help from some travel agents. They have all silly reasons to reject your application. As per their service aupport team the visa on arrival is still available for GCC residents. So planning to try my luck on that.

  • Abbas

    Hi, i am planning to drive from ksa to uae. I am student and my dad is my sponser. Can i get the visa?
    Thank you

  • mohhd

    The UAE visa website has to be the worst in the world. There are absolutely no instructions on what needs to be filled. I applied separately for me and my wife, and my wife is on my dependent visa and not working. However she got the visa approved in less than 20 minutes after making the payment, however mine is still stuck in the system, it has been almost 10 days now!! The message keeps coming “Documents required for further processing” and “Application in Head Office”. Don’t know what this means. I have tried deleting and re-uploading all the documents multiple times, changed photos etc still no luck, every time same message keeps coming. I have also tried calling them so many times literally 100 times but out of these maybe just once or twice someone picked up and was so rude and said either system is down or that we will fix your issue please call in 1 hour etc but nothing happens. Like others here, I also applied for the e-visa so that I can avoid the Eid rush at the border. That looks to be impossible now. Anyone who can help me out please guide me. Also, I was thinking about one more thing – this is only e-visa, but what about Retina scan that they do in the border? Even if we get e-visa then we have to wait in the queue for the retina scan? Please kindly share this information if someone knows for the benefit of everyone.

    • Rizwan

      Please share the contact number.

      • mohhd

        Office No : +971-47075357
        Counter No: +971-47075375
        Officer on Duty : +971-501899188
        Other Number: +971-47075300
        Good luck to you brother!

        • Rizwan

          Thank you.

          • mohhd

            Please let me know if you find out the meaning of “Documents required for processing” or “Application in Head Office”.

          • Alex

            I had the same problem “documents required for processing” or “application in the head office”. I called many times, and once I managed to call the right person who checked my visa application and told me that my entry is not being issued on security grounds.

          • mohhd

            wow, so what finally happened then?

          • Alex

            They issued me entry permit 10 days later, when I did not need it.

    • HishMaj

      Retina scan and immigration is now at the same counter. Very hassle free and takes less than a minute from giving your passport to exiting the counter.

      • mohhd

        I see, thank you. But what about if traveling by road? At the border, if we already have an e-visa, do we still have to stand in queue for the retina scan? Kind of defeats the purpose of getting an online e-visa in the first place doesnt it?

        • HishMaj

          E-visa or not, you have to stamp your passport on entry. Retina scan is at the same counter.

          What e-visa does is makes the while passing thru immigration, quicker. No need to stay in a queue for payment/passport/iqama details, as they will already have that info on the computer when you arrive.

    • usman

      MAY BE THE DOCUMENTS YOU ARE TRYING TO UPLOAD ARE NOT CLEAR OR READABLE ENOUGH, BECAUSE 100KB IS REALLY A CHALLENGE TO KEEP THE IMAGE SIZE SMALL AND READABLE BOTH AT SAME TIME. IF YOU DOCUMENTS ARE NOT READABLE THEY CANT PROCESS YOUR APPLICATION.

      • nnm711

        Hi, is on arrival visa by (air/road) still open for UAE?

        Do Saudi authorities let people pass without uae visa?

      • mohhd

        thanks brother, but I think I have taken adequate care to ensure everything is more than sufficiently readable. Even if that is the case, the one-size-fits-all answer cannot be “documents required for further processing” and “application in head office”.

        • Mohamed

          Hi Me Too I have ” Documents required for further processing ” and ” Application in head office ” which I don’t know what is this ? it came to me twice the first time I called amer they told they need the Passport copy I re-upload it then again the same message after 1 day can any one please tell me how to solve this especially that amer doesn’t know any thing and they are keep telling me to upload the passport !! which is very clear by the way.

          • mohhd

            exactly same problem for me, when i called they said passport is not uploaded, but it is 100% uploaded i am so sure because i did it so many times also after that….been 15 days now, still not resolved….im sick of this….no one bothers to pick up the phone also on the helpline….

          • Mohamed

            15 days !! I never expected this Such a disaster from their side I need to cancel my online application I will get it on arrival better Do you know how to do this ?

          • mohhd

            no way to cancel…..i’m just hoping that it doesn’t matter and when i travel by road later this month i get a visa on arrival without any reference to my failed online application…

          • Zee Ali

            Dear Mohamed,

            Please advise what happened in the end. I am also having same issue, visa status shows ” Documents required for further processing ” and ” Application in head office”. Appreciate your help.

          • Mohamed

            Nothing the Same status !! Documents required for further processing ! I can’t really understand who design this system the arrival date is already passed and still the status is the same ? as I mentioned earlier I got it on arrival and left dubai already last week
            https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/0b2358f7e1412490a35d1644db0d830fe113dcff49b58ba62e2c5bcde068633f.jpg

          • Zee Ali

            So what happened did you travel to Dubai and got visa on arrival OR you are still awaiting for this visa.

            My question is can we get on arrival visa at Dubai even though our application are pending in this system.

            Can we also apply through travel agent in Dubai.

            Thanks

          • Mohamed

            yes I mentioned already in another comment that I got the visa on arrival while my online application still pending its OK the officials their in Dubai Airport doesn’t know any thing about Online application !! I asked them but they told me to visit the main immigration office in dubai ! and yes you can get through travel agent but you will pay extra its better to get it on arrival like I did you have till 30 – Sept -2015

    • khurram

      did u get any status updates? I am having same issue. My wife got visa in few hours and mine and my kids visas still stuck. Call me 0503772053
      I am planning to travel on 18 July to try on arrival rectification.

  • Malik Amjid

    Hi can anyone tell me how to remove my kid from accompanied by section….. as they are saying to remove your son from application and upload all documents again…………..

    • Rizwan

      You cannot remove after submitting the application. You have to scan the applications for your kids and attach. It works.

      • Malik Amjid

        Thanks a lot it worked

      • Bernard Ciocson

        meaning i need to complete the process for my dependents and i have to scan the applications of my dependents and upload attached as my accompanied to complete my own application?

  • nnm711

    Hi,
    Please help out to confirm: Has anyone recently travelled to UAE by (air/road) in last few days Without having prior visa issued online?
    How was the experience, did they issue visa upon arrival?

    Appreciate urgent feedback.

    • usman

      Starting October, GCC residents to have only online visas for Dubai visits

      Staff Reporter / 14 May 2015

      From October onwards, the service will be only available online and there will be no visa applications at the airport upon arrival for expatriate residents of GCC countries.

      Starting October, visa facility for expatriate residents of GCC countries wishing to come to the UAE will only be available online, according to officials from the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai (GDRFA-Dubai).

      Khaleej Times had reported on Tuesday that GCC expatriates on residence visas will no longer have to wait in queue to pay for UAE entry permits upon arrival at the airport. Lt-Colonel Talal Al Shanqeeti, Assistant of the Director-General for Airport Affairs at the GDRFA-Dubai, said that the service, so far, is available both online and at the airport upon arrival. “But from October onwards, the service will be only available online and there will be no visa applications at the airport upon arrival for this category,” he added.

      Major-General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, Director-General of the GDRFA-Dubai, said that the residency department in Dubai is working to facilitate the procedures for all visitors and residents to the country and also to make their visit to Dubai an enjoyable experience.

      He said it is for this reason that the GDRFA-Dubai introduced the visa on-line service for expatriates residing in GCC and those accompanying GCC citizens of the categories of domestic helpers and others, where they can apply for a visit visa and pay the fees online without having to stop at the airport to apply for the visa or to pay the fees.

      “We encourage everyone coming from GCC countries to apply for the entry permits online,” he said. Lt-Colonel Al Shanqeeti said that the GDRFA-Dubai will distribute brochures in Arabic and English to all visitors to Dubai from any of the GCC countries in order to raise the awareness on how to use the new service.

      Also, the employees of the passport control counters at the airport will conduct a questionnaire on the new service to find out if people are aware of this services and if they know how to use it.

      [email protected]

      For more news from Khaleej Times, follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/khaleejtimes, and on Twitter at @khaleejtimes…

  • usman
  • Tallha. Sonalkar

    Salam ,

    Can you please assist me with the web link by which , i can apply for Dubai Visa Online for my self and my family ,

    I am not able to open the link http://DNRD.AE.EN .

    I am getting the below failure message ,

    his webpage is not available

    DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN

    • mohhd

      the site is http://www.ednrd.ae
      then click GCC individual on the left

      • Tallha. Sonalkar

        Thanks

  • Waliullah

    My kids are 5 and 1 year old (have their own passport), do I need to fill new online visa form for them or just add them in my visa form under dependent section?

  • Alex

    I got one year visa to Dubai at UAE visa web site, but struggle to receive new entry permit. I received one entry permit, drove to Dubai by car (everything was fine), exited the same day via airport, and wanted to to go back the same route, and applied for entry permit, but my application has “Documents required for further processing” and “Application in Head Office”. Interestingly, I submit the same documents that were OK the first time. Can someone tell me how to delete application? Because I try to fill a new application and got rejected saying that my previous application is pending because I did not make payment (though I paid). Thank you.

    • Zee Ali

      Dear Alex,
      Please advise what happened in your situation. I am having same status ‘Application in Head Office’ for my application. Appreciate your help and guidance. Thanks

      • Alex

        My status has not changed over the past 2 months. application is still in head office.

        • Zee Ali

          This means you could not travel to Dubai UAE for the past two months.

          One cannot apply another visa through a travel agent in such a case?

          • Alex

            I have not traveled in the past two months. I do not know if it is possible to apply through an agent. I did not try. Let me know about the outcome if you try.

  • Hassan Javaid

    @ rizwan,I still don’t get it regarding children. You said that, Even for kids, new application should be submitted if they have their own passports.
    Every one owns a passport even if that child is 1 day old.
    what i get from the discussion is that, u have to add children in your application plus apply for them separately. Is that right ?

  • usman

    Starting October, GCC residents to have only online visas for Dubai visits

    Staff Reporter / 14 May 2015

    From October onwards, the service will be only available online and there will be no visa applications at the airport upon arrival for expatriate residents of GCC countries.

    Starting October, visa facility for expatriate residents of GCC countries wishing to come to the UAE will only be available online, according to officials from the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai (GDRFA-Dubai).

    Khaleej Times had reported on Tuesday that GCC expatriates on residence visas will no longer have to wait in queue to pay for UAE entry permits upon arrival at the airport. Lt-Colonel Talal Al Shanqeeti, Assistant of the Director-General for Airport Affairs at the GDRFA-Dubai, said that the service, so far, is available both online and at the airport upon arrival. “But from October onwards, the service will be only available online and there will be no visa applications at the airport upon arrival for this category,” he added.

    Major-General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, Director-General of the GDRFA-Dubai, said that the residency department in Dubai is working to facilitate the procedures for all visitors and residents to the country and also to make their visit to Dubai an enjoyable experience.

    He said it is for this reason that the GDRFA-Dubai introduced the visa on-line service for expatriates residing in GCC and those accompanying GCC citizens of the categories of domestic helpers and others, where they can apply for a visit visa and pay the fees online without having to stop at the airport to apply for the visa or to pay the fees.

    “We encourage everyone coming from GCC countries to apply for the entry permits online,” he said. Lt-Colonel Al Shanqeeti said that the GDRFA-Dubai will distribute brochures in Arabic and English to all visitors to Dubai from any of the GCC countries in order to raise the awareness on how to use the new service.

    Also, the employees of the passport control counters at the airport will conduct a questionnaire on the new service to find out if people are aware of this services and if they know how to use it.

    [email protected]

    For more news from Khaleej Times, follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/khaleejtimes, and on Twitter at @khaleejtimes

  • Zain Balouch

    for my wife and kid can i submit in one application
    my daughter is 6months old with separate passport
    i already got visa

  • manafajk

    Dear
    for kids i have to make seprate application?
    i try to apply with my application but payment is coming only one payment amount. if i apply like that my kids can also travel with me?

    please advise

  • Amonem

    Dears, i need your help i applied 4 days back i paid 250 AED not only 230….and i tried to call them in all the numbers u mentioned above without getting any feedback and whenevr i am checking the web site it is showing me that the application still under process….I feel worried .., i am flying on 16 july….any ideas to help?? Thanksy

    • UNGGOY KA

      which website did you use? i believe you have been scammed

      • Amonem

        https://www.ednrd.ae/…. I dont think so…it seems the service is so bad..I am shocked.

        • Muhammad Irfan

          I have experienced it. I applied for my uncle evisa from same website you mentioned and they took AED 250 and AED 8 for naqoti charges and he recieves e-visa in 2 days but when I applied, they took AED 230 and send me an email to require further documents to reupload but the document reupload link wasn’t helping in there as it consecutively said, “No Data Found” and today early morning, they rejected my application. This is hell of a service they provide “ONLINE”. Why make to implement when there are still drawbacks in there.

  • ameen

    HI

    Can i get visa on arrival in guwaifat border by road as my iqama profession is ” Mechanical Engineering Technic” in arabic its as ” funny hindasa mechanici”

    • Nishanth Jacob

      Ameen,

      What I have heard from few friends is that on arrival visa is available until October 1st, However, the iqama should have a validity of more than 6 months, whereas for the online visa it’s only 3 months validity.

      I suggest you to apply online if you have time to make sure you have an uninterrupted travel as these new rules have created lot of confusion lately

  • houda

    how to apply for the nanny to come with us ?? i applied and the application came back as they need further document and am nit sure what document they want can any body help

  • Nishanth Jacob

    I had applied the online visa based on the instructions discussed on this page and i got my visa within 24 hours. This is what i did.

    I made one application for myself and my daugthers ( ages 4 & 1). I attached their iqama and passport copies along with my documents. Then I made an separate application for my wife under profession house wife and attached my iqama and passport along with her documents.

    However, i have one question – I had mentioned the port of entry Al Goufikat (by road), however, when i got my visa, the place of issue is mentioned as Abu Dhabi Airport. Is this is normal or have they made a mistake. Since they have a 800 number, its not possible to call from Saudi Arabia atleast from my mobily connection. Can someone help me?

    • Hussam Aldin

      what’s your nationality ?

      • Nishanth Jacob

        Indian

    • ജോ ജോ

      this is not a mistake. you can enter abudhabi by road. even if it says abudhabi airport. my friend traved last week.

      • Nishanth Jacob

        Thanks, I have also confirmed with someone who had travelled by road few weeks back and has Abu Dhabi airport as place of issue. Also, I had a confirmation from a travel agent to.

        • ജോ ജോ

          good

    • ജോ ജോ

      Nishanth, could you please clarify the following:

      i understand that when you applied for your visa, u selected your kids as accompanying passenger and up load kids iqama and passport copies. (a) did you upload in the same place where you are uploading your documents or in a different screen? (b) did you upload their pictures? (c) when you receive your Visa, kids name was mentioned in the visa?

      second question is when you applied for your wife, i uderstand that you uploaded your iqama and passport copies. (a) did you entered your name as sponsor ? (b) then did you attach her picture, iqama and passport copies ?

      thank you

      • Nishanth Jacob

        I uploaded the kids documents in the same place where I did mine.

        No I didn’t upload kids picture only iqama and passport.

        The kids name and year of birth was mentioned at the end of the visa documents.

        Yes, since she is my dependent, I entered my name as the sponsor

        I entered her picture, iqama, passport, my iqama and my passport

        • ജോ ജോ

          thank you nishanth

        • Qasim

          Thanks for sharing the information Nishanth. While you uploaded your children’s documents along with yours, how much did you pay? Did you still pay only AED 250? That means they have not charged for your children?

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      You are the first successful man in this topic to receive your visa without any issues. Happy for you!
      I hope I also receive my visa in 24 hours. Keeping my fingers crossed!

    • khurram

      did u get visa for your daughters? i have same problem with my sons but there is no edit or modification button there. wats ur plan?

    • Nishanth Jacob

      Dear all, I crossed over to UAE yesterday. However, had trouble because it’s dry clear for sons and daughter with seperate passports we need to apply seperate not with your application. So seperate application for each traveller. I arrived and got an on arrival visa for the kids since me and my wife already had an online visa. Waited for an hour to get it approved.

    • Mark

      Hi Nishanth,

      What happen to your issue regarding the entry point?

      • Nishanth Jacob

        Hai mark,

        They asked me to meet their head and when I met him, he said we will give you visa but this is the first and last time. 🙂

        Actually, they were friendly as my friend who was with me also had a problem because his wife’s online visa was approved but his and his sons were not. But they were given the visa too on arrival. My friend didn’t get online visa because he applied his visa along with his son based in my experience. 🙁

  • Attique

    when i upload documents it asks for 2. residency copy 3. ID Card …. can anyone tell me what is the difference between both as far as i understand both are copies of IQAMA??

    • Nishanth Jacob

      Yes you can upload your iqama copies

  • Ansar

    application for my kid is under “Documents Required for further processing”, I entered wrong detail by mistake. Any way to apply new visa? when applying for new visa I am getting error “Already applied for passport no XXXXXX, payment is pending”. I have already make my payment

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Sorry to hear, I think you can’t amend it once your application was sent. What was your error?

  • Nikhil

    I applied today and the visa application has been rejected within hours of applying, i was asked to submit my photo again through document upload but to my misfortune the application has been rejected. Should I be expecting a refund, or do I make a fresh application again. What to do ??

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      What was wrong with your photo?

    • Mark

      Hi Nikhil,

      What happen to you application? Did you refund your payment?

  • Assem Kamal

    My Dears

    I will apply for E-Visa tomorrow, but I have a different question.
    Can I go to my home country (Egypt) and directly go to Dubai for a visit even using E-Visa or Airport Visa?? SO I will not be inside KSA, Just I will use Saudi Iqama to go directly from Egypt to Dubai

  • Amonem

    Guys…..anyhelp?? I applied 6 days back now….my application still under process…..what shall i do…no any customer service number is responding to me

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      When are you visiting UAE which date???

      • Amonem

        16th July next Thursday

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          I am also travelling on same date through Ghuwaifat. I have applied for evisa today. I hope I receive my visa before my travel. I will update and share my status once I get mail soon from them.

          • Amonem

            Wish we will get something positive from this website

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Please notify us once you get any updates regarding your visa status. I have applied today and my status is also “Application under process”. I hope they send evisa through email before our travel date.

            Have you applied for yourself or also your family?

  • Attique

    I got the visa … applied to enter UAE from Al Ghouifat but they wrote place of issue as Abu Dhabi Airport … can i still enter from SAUDI UAE Border (Al Ghouifat)

    Also, in accompanied by Wife is NONE where as there is no option to add wife to the application. I have made another application for my wife which is under process

    Can my wife still go with me?

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      How many days did it took your visa to be approved? Please share!!!

  • Sidhant Shetty

    The website appears to be down today. Have been trying the whole day.

  • Jaffarnaqvi

    Dear All,
    Please be informed that, i have applied for UAE Visit visa on 7-July-2015 from KSA For me and for my wife and son. I apply my visa seprately and for my wife and son, i applied another visa. My application status is as posted but my wife and son visa application status is under process even i paid for both visa’s. Could any one advise me.
    My proffesion is general accountant and i need to travel by batha boarder to abu dubai

    • Amonem

      I applied since 2 July and until now no response….still under process…. I fed up from this website

  • RJSS

    What if one is traveling by road via KSA (Batha Border)?? Any idea? No such info on online.

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      http://www.expat-blog.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=200143
      This link may help you, but not for evisa issues!

      • RJSS

        Thanks, I can see there are some dis-encouragements in using online visa option due to system inefficiency. I tried filling the UAE visa form through and typed my profession “Sales Specialist” and it appeared in the list – does that meat this is an eligible profession? Because the list I saw on your blog only has to sales professions listed, 1. Sales Person and 2. Sales Manager. Is the list old? Just want to make sure if “Sales Specialist” in a valid promotion. Regards

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          If `sales specialist` appears in the e visa application, then I think it is approved profession where you could be granted visa. So are you applying online?

          • RJSS

            No. I tried twice but lost money with no results, as they ask for document re-upload and then “No Data Found” appears, so forget it – will get on arrival and can argue once there, as have proof that their site is not working, at least in my case. Since the Oct. deadline line is still far, so will avail on arrival option. Regards

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Did they provide you reupload link in your mail? Have you clicked that?

          • RJSS

            No they did not provide any link, in the email they sent, it was just mentioned to, “Please upload the documents by using the ‘Document Reupload’ link on the GCC Application” which I tried but no luck unfortunately.

  • Muhammad Irfan

    After fulfilling exactly what has been described above, I received an email from GDRFA to reupload further documents through “Document Reupload” link but this link is always giving “No Data Found” upon entering my credentials. Please do you know anything about it?

    • sharjeel

      I’m Also facing Same issue,dear did your issue solve ?

      • Muhammad Irfan

        No it didn’t. Infact just today early morning, they send an email that your application has been rejected. I have lodged a complaint in eComplaint for Dubai Government, I hope they clear this thing out.

        • sharjeel

          whats email address for lodged a complaint in eComplaint for Dubai Government

          • Muhammad Irfan

            Go to the below link:
            https://ecomplain.dubai.gov.ae/

            then create “New User”; and select Complainer Type as “Tourist” and then fill out all the required information and your account will be created successfully.
            After that login to that account using the credentials you registered and then click to “NEW COMPLAINT” and in there in Organization select “GDRFA” and in Service Center select “Dubai Technology and Media Section” and then go ahead to write your problem to help with. The compain will be created with a reference number and with status that you can track with.

          • mohhd

            Thanks, let me also try this. Although I have now given up all hopes, given it has been 20 days since I applied and paid for my visa.

          • Muhammad Irfan

            Yes, definetely you can try selecting that section, the whole point is that some one should take responsibility for this, it would be much better if you select GH of Dubai Police section. Hoping for the the best..

          • Mohamed

            Me too I registered a Complain I called Amer many times they aren’t helpful at all they keep giving you numbers to call every time and not even one of them is answering you thank you for sharing the complain link

          • mohhd

            why do you select Dubai Technology & Media section? I think General Headquarters of Dubai Police Section would be better.

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          Did your visa status changed before you got the rejection email? Please share with us !!!

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      When did you receive document re upload request after applying online?

      • Muhammad Irfan

        After 20 mins when applied online (application submitted). From other posts I came to know that the online application for visa to enter UAE has been postponed due to their inefficiency of their system. Please check the image below and the post:

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          Yes I know about the inefficiency of the system. But what if they do not provide you visa on arrival, which is much more tricky situation! I am travelling through Ghuwaifat border post, where there always been heavy crowd during eid holidays. You only have to try your luck!

          • Muhammad Irfan

            Well, I have already applied the tourist visa online by Emirates Airlines, waiting for its status, but I think we have to take the risk, that’s the only way now to know better. I called UAE Embassy Riyadh but no answer. I am going on 15 July 2015 through Dubai Airport, lets see what happens, InshAllah Allah will do the best. I’ll keep you informed here on any update…

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Thanks for your prompt response. I will keep you updated once I receive any information. THANK YOU

          • Mohamed

            I am having the same situation exactly after re-uploading the passport copy in 20 mins it shows documents required for further processing and keep showing like this so Muhammad I need to ask for you now the status is showing documents required for further processing also ? Please advise I am going on 16 July I applied from 10 days

          • Muhammad Irfan

            I am not even if it reuploads, it will help as if it still shows document required, it will reject an application as in my case happened. I am going on 15 July I applied emirates online visa and still waiting for its approval as I applied on Thursday. But on the other hand, I am also firm that we can get visa on arrival as according to news as well, right now both online and on-arrival are being served and on airport they are giving brochures for online awareness to visitors coming Dubai. You can also see my post which I posted above just 3-4 posts above attached screenshots taken.

            Check the below article in a link from GDRFA-Dubai official website:

            http://dnrd.ae/en/MediaCenter/news/Pages/NewsDetail.aspx?NewsId=1701

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Please kindly share whether you received visa which you have applied on Thursday !!!

          • Muhammad Irfan

            Thank you so much, well I got the online emirates visa which I applied on Thursday July 09, 2015 and got it on Tuesday July 14, 2015 in noon. If you apply online emirates visa, please make sure you are applying atleast 1 week before (NOT including weekends). Now I am in Dubai.
            I have also confirmed with Emirates Personnel, you can still get the VISA ON ARRIVAL here on Dubai International Airport on basis of your Iqama profession and the rule for stopping permanently VISA ON ARRIVAL will start from 1st Sep 2015. Before that date, you can fly on to take VISA ON ARRIVAL.

            Thanks,
            I hope this info will help a lot.
            Regards,

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Mine visa also got approved in just 4 hours before reaching the border. ALHAMDULLILAH!

          • Zee Ali

            Dear Irfan,
            You got Dubai visit visa through Emirates Airline online portal right. This was after your first online application as GCC Resident through new GDFRA website got rejected. Please confirm. Thanks

          • Muhammad Irfan

            Yes. This is right. But I also confirmed with Emirates that on arrival visa were available until 31st July 2015 due to new GDRFA website inefficiencies.
            Your welcome

          • Zee Ali

            Thanks Visa On Arrival available up to 30th Sept it seems

  • Attique

    hello all,

    I just want to share my experience regarding evisa. It was very good as I got my visa in one day and my wife visa in 4 days (2 days were off as Fri and Sat). For wife visa you have to apply as separate application and you have to attach your evisa (sponsor) in application for wife visa in Passport Page 2.

    Requirements.
    1. Photo
    2. Iqama Copy
    3. Pak ID Card Copy (In my case as I dont have any other saudi ID apart from IQAMA)
    4. Passport Front Page
    5. Sponsor eVisa (for application of your wife in Passport Page 2 attachment)

    Believe me guys the procedure is very simple and quick. Just make sure everything is in order before submitting your application. AED 258 is the total Fee 8 AED is online transaction Fee.

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Happy to hear your good news. We will try your way and hope we receive visa same like you, Isha allah.
      Please pray!!!

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Status of visa application of mine is currently “Application in process”. What will be the status afterwards?

    • Haider Ali

      Dear, can you please guide, What you mean by Sponsor eVisa and what you mean Passport page 2? From where, i can get this information.

    • Mark

      Hello, thank you for sharing your expirience.

      What if i dont have credit card, how i am going to pay for the visa?

      • Gabz

        Hi Mark, I’m planning to visit in UAE this comming september holiday thru SAPTCO bus dammam. Did you done with your evisa application?

        • Mark

          I’m not done with the process because i dont have yet my passport and exit re-entry visa.. I’ll tell you when am done.. when is you plan date to travel?

          If i am done with all of my requirements maybe I will travel September 21 night time…

          can you give me your number so we can have a private message on SMS or Whatsapp?

          • Gabz

            0537007179, im planning to travel on 21 night. Please drop your message on my wats up.

    • Mark

      Hi,

      May i ask, what is the sizw of the photo that you used in application of visa..

      Thanks you

  • Faiz Ahmed

    Hello Everyone……I have applied for UAE visa online on 7th July. I intend to travel by car on 17th July. For my son I have added his name as accomplish….Should i apply separately for him? For my wife I have attached my Iqama copy instead of the evisa copy? Will that be fine?……….the application status still shows “Under Process”…….Only 5 days are left………I tried to contact agent is UAE….they say that unless my this application is cancelled/rejected, I cannot re-apply. One of my friend applied and got his visa within 2 days………There is lot of confusion with regards documents to be uploaded and time period taken for approving visa……………………………….My Iqama profession is Marketing Specialist………Should I take the risk of traveling by car to the border and see whether they give me the visa on arrival or not?? If any one has travelled by car and has got visa or arrival or willing to travel by car on 17th July, then we can go in a group…..you can contact me on 0503877963

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Today I have applied for visa for my two sons with each independent application. I think childrens should not be added in the same application of father as they will charge AED 250 which is for one passport. My visa status is amended after 5 hours which changed from visa posted to visa in progress. I will notify once I get any additional information.

      • khurram

        I also have the same problem. Pls update me once you get any reply. Thanks

        • Mostafa

          salam guys ,
          Did u find a solution for this problem

      • khurram

        can u pls call me 0503772053

      • Haider Ali

        Please advise, what you write in Profession column and Sponsor Name / Address while applying visa for your Son.

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          Please follow the following procedure for applying your sons:

          1. Fill all the details of your son in the first page.

          2. “CHILD” is the profession you have to select. I know this will not appear in the list at once. First fill the Emirate and Border post. Go to profession, type in CAPITAL letter “CHI” then browse the list for few seconds, then backspace “CHI” and type “CHILD”, check the list to the down, there you will find it.

          3. Most important point. Upload your single son photo, son iqama copy, son iqama copy, passport 1st page of your son. For passport 2nd page upload your (sponsor/father) iqama copy, passport 3rd page upload your (sponsor/father) passport 1st page, for passport 4th page upload the application form of yours (sponsor/father) which you have received in mail when applying for yourself (although this step is optional).

          4. Finally complete the procedure and keep an eye on status. You will get the visa when your status is in “application in process”. Same happened to me!

          For wife, select profession “housewife” and upload the documents same as your son which I wrote earlier. In the sponsor details for your wife, please write, ” Wife of xxxxxxx” and your company name, mobile and address. As for your son, ” Son of xxxxxxx”.

          • Haider Ali

            Noted and Many thanks.

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            You are welcome !

          • Haider Ali

            But now i have 1 issue more, In the status, it shows that your “application in process” but i received an email “Please upload the documents by using the ‘Document Reupload’ link on the GCC Application.” But when i opened the link, it shows “No Data Found”.

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Did you get the link in your mail? If that link is not working, then click tab reupload document at the site where you filled your application (left bottom). Can you find your application there?

          • Haider Ali

            No, i didn’t get the link in the same email. It is mentioned like this.
            “Remarks for further processing : #remarks#
            Please upload the documents by using the ‘Document Reupload’ link on the GCC Application.

          • Haider Ali

            After receiving the email, i check many times through their website by clicking on the left bottom but if i click STATUS INQUIRY, then it shows my Application in Process whereas, if i click DOCUMENT REUPLOAD, then it shows No Data Found.

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Did you read that mail, once it was received and went to the “Document Re-upload” link in their website?

          • Haider Ali

            For your further review, below is the copy of email i received..
            GDRFA requires further documents from you for processing Application Reference Number :
            Remarks for further processing : #remarks#
            Please upload the documents by using the ‘Document Reupload’ link on the GCC Application.

          • Haider Ali

            Once i received their email, i directly go to Document Re-upload on their website – left bottom.

          • Haider Ali

            I applied for me and my wife.But for our kid, still its now show CHILD in the Profession list. I tried twice.

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            I didn’t understand your issue regarding your kid. Can you please elaborate?
            And also have you uploaded the documents in JPG format?

          • Haider Ali

            Concerning my KID, nothing appear on the Profession Column to choose / select as Child. Else, we have to wrote down and leave it.
            Yes, i uploaded in JPG Format, if its not in JPG then it shows error.

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            If you have typed “CHILD” without selecting the profession in the list, will not process your application to the next page. This means you have not applied for your son yet, i think?

            Have you tried this method, because I got “CHILD” with this procedure in the profession list:

            “CHILD” is the profession you have to select. I know this will not appear in the list at once. First fill the Emirate and Border post. Go to profession, type in CAPITAL letter “CHI” then browse the list for few seconds, then backspace “CHI” and type “CHILD”, check the list to the down, there you will find it.

            Try it and reply me

          • Haider Ali

            Ok, I will try the same and let you know shortly.

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Please use Google Chrome !

          • Haider Ali

            Yes, i tried again but CHILD not appear.

            It shows only NURS SPEC MATERNITY CHILD CARE and CHILDERN CLOTHES SALES.

            But in the marital status column, i found CHILD option.

            So what i will add in Profession column

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Are you using google chrome? Did you type in capital letters?

          • Haider Ali

            Yes, I double check on Chrome and Internet Explorer as well.
            And also i fill emirate and port of arrival column

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            It is really strange, I have just checked now and it is appearing for me!
            Please try again and reply

            Type CHI and browse the list for few seconds
            Then delete the whole CHI and then type CHILD and go down, you will find it, I am sure !!!

          • Haider Ali

            OK, last try and will tell you.

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            hmmm?

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Can you please tell me which emirate and entry point you are filling?

            This may help you !!!

            Reply me fast, I have to go for prayer and may reply you after 1 hour !

          • Haider Ali

            Emirate: Dubai and Port of Arrival: Dubai Airport. Sorry I am unable to reply you earlier.

          • Haider Ali

            See attached image for the Document Reupload.

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            OMG, child is not appearing for Emirate Dubai. This is the reason you were unable to find it in the list.

            Are you taking flight to Dubai? You will find CHILD in all Emirates except Dubai, very unusual!

          • Haider Ali

            Yes Man. Now you got it.
            I am travelling to Dubai….

    • khurram

      did u get visa for your kids? i have same problem with my sons but there is no edit or modification button there. wats ur plan? I m also going on 18 to take a risk of on arrival visa.

  • khurram

    i have same problem with my sons but there is no edit or modification button there. wats ur plan? any one got the visa for kids after attaching further docs? anyone went there and got the on arrival visa while got stuck up in online visa?

  • Mustafa

    Sir, i have applied and its all done but the status shows that your “application in process” in the mean time i also received the email saying “Please upload the documents by using the ‘Document Reupload’ link on the GCC Application.” could you pls guide me how can i do that !

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Dear Mustafa,

      If you have received the email an hour ago, please go to document reupload link as soon as possible and find your application. There will be remark showing the required document to be re-uploaded, where you have to just delete and again re-upload it and also if you have empty slots for passport page 3 or 4, kindly upload it there also.

      Please do it fast, as this link will expire very soon and they will reject the application.

      Please share with us any details after re uploading it.

      Thank you

      • Mohamed

        Mohammed Are you sure about this as for me I re-uploaded my passport copy 20 times during the last 7 days the status ” document required for further processing ” keep coming in endless way even I just press the submit it will come again within 20 mins max do you think upload empty slots for passport pages will solve the issue I really doubt this but any way I will give it a try !

        Thanks

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          Did you get an official email from them to re-upload your passport copy? What is your travel date?

          Are you applying this visa for yourself or your family? Please elaborate!

          • Mohamed

            No I didn’t get any email but I was checking the status on regular basis it was showing the application in process then after that documents required for further processing then I called amer they told me to re-upload again the passport copy so I was doing like this as I told you 20 times until I lost hope really I am not doing any thing now and the status of course is ” Documents required for further processing ” I hope you got the idea .
            ( I am uploading – status that time application in process – then status changed after 20 mins max – documents required – I re-upload again then status is application in process after another 20 mins status changed again to documents required )

            I am feeling really that someone at the other end is playing with my application !!

            I am travelling on 16-07-2015 and its only me applying for visa

            This is my fifth time to Dubai and I never applied online before usually I get it on arrival and I really regret applying online this time !

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Sorry to hear that, I have also applied for e-visa today for me and my family, status of all my family member shows “Application in process”. I hope they grant me visa before I travel at 16-7-2015 through Ghuwaifat Border post.

            Also I want to know, what is the stage after “application in process”? I hope I don’t receive your status “Documents required for further processing”. Just praying !!!

          • Mustafa

            could any one tell me how to upload there is no option ? how can i upload it again.!

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            When did you apply for visa? How much time have you taken to re-upload data after receiving the mail? Have you read the mail once you received?

      • khurram

        i have same problem with my sons but there is no edit or modification button there. Any one got the visa for kids after attaching further docs? anyone went there and got the on arrival visa while got stuck up in online visa? I am still getting the visa in process status after 6 days of application.

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          Have you applied visa for you and your sons in the same application? How old are your sons? Are you travelling UAE for the first time? Are you travelling by road or flight?

          Please give the above details as soon as possible !

      • Mustafa

        thanks but there is no any option in the Document re uploaded tab how do i upload them and its totally empty.

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      When did you apply for the visa, which date?

      Please share with us !!!

    • Haider Ali

      Same thing happened with me. In the status, it shows that your “application in process” but i received an email “Please upload the documents by using the ‘Document Reupload’ link on the GCC Application.”

      • Haider Ali

        And when i check it online, it shows “No Data Found”

  • Hadi Baig

    http://www.government.ae/en/web/guest/visiting_the_uae

    Visiting the UAE

    The UAE welcomes tourists, visitors and businesspersons all year round. The UAE offers great options for sightseeing, leisure and adventure activities, shopping and serves as an ideal venue for international exhibitions and conferences.

    Visa

    Citizens of the GCC countries do not need a visa to enter the UAE. Expatriate residents of other GCC countries can avail of visa on arrival in the UAE if they meet certain conditions such as designation at workplace and salary drawn.

    Visa to the citizens of the following nations is granted upon their arrival in the UAE:

    Australia, Austria, Andorra, Belgium, Brunei, Canada, Denmark, France, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Republic of Korea, San Marino, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, United States of America, United Kingdom and Vatican.

    The visa is valid for 30 days, renewable once.

    This list may change depending on the countries’ diplomatic relations with the UAE. You are advised to verify your visa requirements with the UAE embassy or consulate in your country.

  • Hadi Baig
  • trqmdk

    Just to share my experience, I applied for e-visa for myself, wife and 2 kids on 24th June. While applying I did not upload my dependents documents along with my application, or my documents with theirs. In other words, four separate applications without anything to connect them. (Later I sent them a mail explaining the issue).

    Kept checking the status daily and it always showed “Application in process” (even now). The documents re-upload tab showed “No data found”. Tried contacting all the numbers, but no information about the application.

    I arrived at Sharjah airport on July 9th (as mentioned in the application) expecting the worst. They said they could not find anything on the system. Eventually I had to apply for on-arrival visa, paying AED 250 per person and visa was issued without much hassle. However no one seems to have any idea how to apply or process for refund, if any. Not much hope of getting anything, but never expected such a disorganized and mismanaged system, especially since it was they who encouraged people to get e-visas to avoid queues etc. When I call Dubai GDRF, they direct me to Sharjah because that was my port of arrival. When I call Sharjah, they ask me to go in person and check. Will update if there’s anything.

    Overall, just lost an hour at the airport unnecessarily, AED 1032 and some unnecessary stress. So if there’s anyone planning to apply for e-visa now, be warned. I really hope the systems get sorted out soon because the concept is good, though the implementation turned out to be very poor.

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Thank you for sharing your experience. I have applied visa two days ago for 4 applications. Only two have been approved, other two are still in progress.

      • ameen

        Dear Rafi

        Any positive update regarding this??

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          Not Yet, just praying to be approved, before I leave my home!

          • ameen

            You r going by flight or car and when you are planning to go bro?

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            By car on 16th

          • ameen

            Ok just update wat happen in guwaifat border?

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            I’ll try my best !!!

          • ameen

            At what time ur leaving ur home and also have your children got visa until now?

          • RJSS

            Salam. Sir were you able to cross the KSA border into UAE by road and did you get visa upon arrival or not?? Please advise, as intend to drive on July 19 and still no luck with online visas. Thanks.

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Walaikum asalam, I am very Thankful to Almighty Allah for approving my two remaining applications just before 4 hours of reaching the border. I got the mail at perfect 12:00 AM.
            The only problem I faced was to print those visas as I have to struggled to find a printing press or printer in Al Ahsa.

            Visa on arrival is still available to us and they are issuing visas on the spot at the border. Please mind that it was 6 O’ clock in the morning and there were very few passengers on 16 th July. I don, t know what will happen in coming days.

            I hope your visa will also be approved before coming to border.

          • RJSS

            Excellent News and thank you for the update. Eid Mubarak and enjoy the holidays.

    • Amonem

      I am travelling by tomorrow through Sharja Aiport aslo, and until now still on process….I will fly by tomorrow anyhow hoping the the things will go smooth there same like u….it is totally unacceptable whats going on.

      • ameen

        Dear Amonem,

        How about air arabia are they accepting you without prior visa?

        • Amonem

          yeah they told me on the phone it is ok… I think what have been mentioned here is also positive 🙂

          • ameen

            mr hadi said emirates airlines said no to board without prior visa in this conversation

  • Hadi Baig

    asaalam alaikum ,
    Who all are travelling to Dubai by car / by air without visa at border they will not allow to enter i confirmed with Saptco ,1 who have suffered with this last week & also with emigration office .
    So please do not go without visa to dubai .
    Thanks

  • Mohammad Fekry

    How long it takes inorder to get the approval on the visa through this link?

    • Siljo Jose

      It took me 8 days for approval.
      I applied mine on 1st july, they send me a message to upload passport last page copy on 5th and i got visa on 8th. I applied for my wife’s visa on 8th I was not clear about where to upload my visa so I didn’t upload. So they send a message on 12th to upload the sponser visa and finaly got my Wife’s visa today for my tomorrow’s travel.

      • Mohammad Fekry

        thank you 🙂

        • samad

          u sent them documents thru email or uploaded??how to upload documents again in ur application

      • faisal

        how you re-upload documents

  • Mohammed Rafiuddin

    Whoever are crossing Ghuwaifat border, Visa on Arrival is still available, please don’t spoil your mood by delayed or rejected online applications. I crossed Ghuwaifat border today and can confirm that!

    I hope I made it clear!!!

    • mohhd

      thanks for sharing your experience. And whatever you paid online and didnt get visa, the money is forfeited?

      • Mohammed Rafiuddin

        ALHAMDULLILAH, I paid for 4 applications online, and got last 2 application approvals just 3 hours before I reached the border.
        If your visa is not approved before you travel, your money is forfeited.

        • Riadh

          Salam alaikom! Do you print application approved and travel with it or do you wait to receive an e-visa by email? I got my application approved almost immediately but since then the status did not change to “visa issued” or something like that… Please let me know from your experience!
          Have a nice day

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Walaikum asalam, you will get a visa through email once your application is approved, your status will show “application approved”.
            I think they won’t accept application approved print out, they will surely ask for visa print out. Your case is very “UNIQUE”.

          • Riadh

            But my status is “application approved” for over 4 days, hence still no email received. Is there a web site where you can get a print if you don’t receive the visa by email or you lose it? Thanks!

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            I am afraid that there is no website to print your visa in an event of losing it, please check you trash or spam folder where you may have accidentally deleted it (also check in right email address you gave it in application).

            Thank You

          • apple

            good pm…i havent received my evisa yet my avisa was approved last week..:( i checked on the spam folder but notnhing is there

      • khurram

        I got only my wife’s visa approved online and mine and my two kids visa had same problem as yours. we traveled on second day of Eid. they asked us to get new visas for three of us with new fees. The officer at Ghuwifat told us to get this refund ar Abu dhabi airport for sure. We went to airport but seems no one is dealing with this online system even the mudeer of online visa system there hopeless and refused to help. He told us to go to main immigration GDRFA office in Abu dhabi city or call them. I called them and they also told me to visit them at main office. Fortunately, I saw GDRFA office while my way to city. I went there and met the highest officer in-charge there who has very bad attitude and he said forget those money.
        An administrator who was very courteous told me that this is a new system with very faulty techniques and its operating by some company at Al Ain.
        SO forget your money. My concern was not this small amount BUT the stress and frustration we experienced for a month since we applied for visa. Therefore, I have put a formal complaint in e gov system as guided by that in-charge with all the names (major, colonel and mudeers) I met there. I know it will not be fruitful but I am hopeful that despite not getting my money back, at least I can shake them to some extent and it can help others who will apply for visa.
        Hope for the best.

        • Sheraz

          DEAR, HOW YOU COMPLETED THE ONLINE FORM FOR YOUR WIFE. FOR MINE ITS GIVEN ERROR FOR PROFESSION IF I WRITE HOUSEWIFE. CAN YOU GUIDE.

    • Guest

      You did not have an online visa did you? What was your profession in your iqama? Were you travelling with the iqama or just the passport

      • Mohammed Rafiuddin

        I applied 4 applications online on 12th July. Two applications got approved in less than 24 hours, while other two got approved just 4 hours before I reached the border. I struggled to print those visa letters in Al Ahsa, as there are few printing press.

        My profession is Insurance Expert.

        I was travelling with my Iqama. Iqama is required and will be asked more often by officials.

    • RJSS

      I have given up with online visa application. They keep asking load more documents for kids application and asking me to upload entry permit issued to father or sponsor – from where can I load if it is not issued? #eDNRD system sucks. And they ask all Qs. in Arabic – as if we are all Arabic speakers applying for online visas…very frustrating. Wonder if we can give feedback or complain on such matters, as this online system is ridiculous. Turkey has best online visa system, #UAE is no where near to that despite a key tourist destination. My sympathies to all those who are feeling and facing same issues and frustrations. Regards.

    • M.Ahmed Afzal

      Kindly Sir tell me what to select in option port of arrival if I am going UAE by road from Saudi Arabia.
      Thank you.

      • Mohammed Rafiuddin

        You have to select Abu Dhabi as the emirate, not Dubai.
        Al Ghuwaifat is the entry point to be selected.

        • M.Ahmed Afzal

          Thank you sir for your kind reply.

          • Mark

            Hi M.Ahmed,

            When is your plan to visit UAE?

          • M.Ahmed Afzal

            In the end of Oct. to attend IAOM Exhibition.

        • Mark

          Hello Mohammed,

          Until when they will give visa on arrival?

          Can you tell me about the process that you did goibg to UAE? What is your mode of transportation SAPTCO Bus or your car?

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            I heard it is till 1st October. I went through my own car. You have to go first for Iris scan with your evisa, they will stamp on it and get in another line for an entry stamp in passport.

            If you don’t have evisa, get the application form from them by showing your passport, fill your form, go to Iris scan they will stamp your written application form. Get an E-Dirham card which they sell near Bakala, if you don’t have credit card. That’s it get in the line, give your application form to them, wait for some time, they will call you and tell you to pay the fees. That’s it

          • Mohammad Annas Khan

            what is the time frame of visa approval or issuance it been 3 days i submitted application but no answer still under process

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Visa normally gets issued same day or following day, but during the peak times it may take up to 4-5 days.

          • Mohammad Annas Khan

            it been 3rd day and my visa application is under process

          • Mohammad Annas Khan

            today is the 3rd day and no feedback and such a poor CS and no support
            do you think i can get on arrival if i travel by air when my online visa is under process my iqama profession is مبرمج حاسب الي computer programmer

        • Shibin Cm

          Salaam,Unfortunately i have selected port as Dubai Airport,so can i travel through Road?

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Sorry, I don’t know

          • Shibin Cm

            Thanks for the response.Further if you dont mind kindly advice me how to sort out the issue for the below mentioned mail.

            “Dear Mr. SHIBIN CHOLAKKAL MOIDEEN,

            GDRFA requires further documents from you for processing Application Reference Number : 1150036558

            Remarks for further processing : #remarks#

            Please upload the documents by using the ‘Document Reupload’ link on the GCC Application.”

            Immediately after receiving this mail i have tried to use the said link but unfortunately they are saying “no data “,but the status showing “Application Under Process”

            Regards

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            There are many cases like you in this section. I didn’t find any answer for that, yet. Many can amend there data through reupload document tab, but some don’t.

            Did you apply for visa today?

          • Shibin Cm

            ya.today

          • Mohammad Annas Khan

            Shibin,
            After submission how many days it took to issue visa? i applied on 6th september and today is the third day but i havent got any update tried to call 100 times on given no but no responce i have flight on 12 sep

          • Shibin Cm

            I received Visa on the next day..Try to check the status in the website..

          • Mohammad Annas Khan

            i check several times still underprocess

        • Jakir Hussain

          Dear MR. Mohammed Rafiuddin pls. advice me I select Abu Dubai but the Port of arrival which one I will select I am From Dammam To Abu Dubai by road I will select point of Al Gouifat?

      • khurram

        ghoeifaat border abu dhabi

    • Khan Sham

      Rafiuddin,

      Hi I have a doubt on online application, I found all your replies really useful.
      I got my passport renewed recently from Doha, while filling online application whether I need to put INDIA or QATAR as Country of Issue? Please can you help me on this question. Appreciate it!

      Thanks,
      Shameer

      • Mohammed Rafiuddin

        QATAR

        • Jakir Hussain

          Now open online visa by road or not? for the hajj holiday for UAE

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            During the peak period like hajj holidays, they may stop issuing visa on arrival, but I can’t confirm that. According to the old news, it is said to be available till 1st October.

          • Jakir Hussain

            Thank you for your reply and Insha Allah I will go my car without Evisa to Dubai I thing I will get visa in Border

          • Jakir Hussain

            Dear Mr. Mohammed Rafiuddin I will go to Directly to UAE embassy in Riyadh I can get visa?

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            They will tell you to apply online.

          • Nadeem Khan

            hi rafi
            i applied for my visa 7of sep but still in applicant process any one can tell me how lond time they will approve i am worried because i plan to go coming 18. i call amr service they have checked they said in my passort there in no visa under process please help me

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            If they don’t process your visa before your travel date, get visa on arrival (if they provide).

          • Nadeem Khan

            thank you for reply but they will took money again for new visa please advise

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            New visa = New fees

          • Nadeem Khan

            oh so i will pay again how mouch visa cost per head i am general accountant in my iqama

          • Deepak

            Dear Nadeem have u got the Evisa? Can u apply for new visa if ur earlier application is still showing document required for upload n u cross the travel date? Plz help

          • Nadeem Khan

            dear I didnot get any visa still same process tommarrow is my travliing date will see

        • Jakir Hussain

          Dear Mr. Mohammed Rafiuddin I will go to Directly to UAE embassy in Riyadh I can get visa

      • Jakir Hussain

        Now open online visa by road or not? for the hajj holiday

    • hashik

      is it still available

  • nadim mina

    I always get it upon arrival what if it gets rejected online should I travel anyway???

  • farhan rahman

    Attention all!
    I had booked my SAPTCO tickets earlier before eid and was planning to leave Riyadh right the second day of Eid to Abu Dhabi without applying visa,(hoping that I would get visa on arrival as said by my friend working in Emirates and a travel agent BUT the SAPTCO officials dint let us in and unfortunately had to get off the bus.
    Now I have applied e-visa for myself (accompanied with my children) and separately for my wife.
    When will I get my visa? And two of my children are above 18 years,do I need to apply for them separately?

    Also note: That the officials at border are giving on-arrival visa’s BUT SAPTCO officials are not letting in without visa cause they dont want to spend much time at the border.

    • Khan

      Dear Farhan,
      I am facing the same problem, earlier I applied for myself with kids and wife separately and It was rejected and they ask me to submit for kids separately(if your kids having individual passport) and once visa approved for my kids I attach scanned copy of visa with my application and after that also rejected and this time they asking me to delete name of kids from the application and there is no option to delete. They reject for my wife also and they ask to attach sponsor visa. How I will attached sponsor visa as I did not get visa.
      At last I am having visa for my kids only and I am planning to travel by car tomorrow will try on border.

      • farhan rahman

        My wife’s visa got approved,Alhamdulillah
        My application is still in process…
        Can anyone tell me if I need to apply for my older kids separately?
        I added my children names in the accompanies information,is that enough to understand they are travelling with me and I don’t need to apply for them?

        • Khan

          If they are having individual passport yes you have to apply for them separately but my suggestion is to wait for the comments from them.

  • Jaffarnaqvi

    Hey guys,

    Any one can help me on this issue. I have tried twice once from gufait border and once for online application both time rejected. My iqama profession is general accountant and iqama valid for one year. I called to foreign affair UAE, and the guy said may be your name is blacklist in UAE, how i can remove if something is blacklist with my name. The officer did not make sure his saying but just assumed one of the problem. Now please help me if any one knows.

    • Muhammad

      Hi Brother. I went by road to the border from Riyadh. They have rejected my on arrival visa request yesterday 19th July. My profession is Computer Programmer and I used to get on arrival visa always by air.

      I traveled first time by road. It was an extremely bad service by UAE and they are not giving any reason of rejection.

      Secondly, I did not apply online visa. UAE embassy are giving me a suggestion to apply online, How can I apply online and get the approval at the time time.

      Anyways I returned back to KSA and waste my exit/re-entry. I will escalate this issue in Riyadh UAE embassy.

      I suggest everyone not to travel in the hope of on-arrival visa.

      • saud alsuhaibi

        Salam Muhammad,
        what is your nationalty? is it yemen?

  • nadim mina

    The service is truly great and quick. I was able to submit an application sunday morning and recieved the VISA within a couple of hours just make sure you had submitted all the required documents and follow their instructions carefully

    Well done UAE 🙂

  • farhan rahman

    Help me PLEASE

    I applied for my entire family online,and it got approved except for my daughter.
    The status shows “Application in Process”
    Its been more than 24 hours now,when I had applied for my other children they issued within 8 hours.
    I dont understand whats taking so long,rather i attached all the necessary documents her passport,iqama,and my visa too.

    Can anybody tell me whats the issue?
    Or suggest me what should I do ?

    Thanks

    • Hi Farhan,
      Please let me know how to apply visa for CHILD.

  • Syed Mohammed Abubakr

    If we are going through Khobar, Saudi Arabia by road and apply online visa then which port of Arrival has to be used

    • Nishanth Jacob

      Al ghuawifat

  • M.Ahmed Afzal

    Kindly anyone can tell me what to select in option port of arrival if I am going UAE by road from Saudi Arabia.
    Following options are available:
    Dubai Airport
    Rachid Port
    Jebel Ali Port
    Shandaghra Port
    Hamirya Port
    Dry Docks
    Hata Police
    Al Wigaga (to S. Oman)
    Thank you.

    • Siljo Jose

      Al ghuawifat if you are going from DAMMAM

      • Mark

        Hi Siljo Jose, are you filipino?

        Can you help me about the process of visit visa application?

  • Faisal

    Anybody know how to remove child from application?
    I already submit new application for my child and got the visa of my child on same day but still waiting for my visa, always receive the same message to remove the child from the application.
    What should i do next in this case?
    Please share your experience if any body had gone through this situation.

  • khurram

    Dear all,
    I am writing this to help others who stuck somewhere in online system;

    I got only my wife’s visa approved online and mine and my two kids visa had same problem as yours. we traveled on second day of Eid. they asked us to get new visas for three of us with new fees. The officer at Ghuwifat told us to get this refund ar Abu dhabi airport for sure. We went to airport but seems no one is dealing with this online system even the mudeer of online visa system there hopeless and refused to help. He told us to go to main immigration GDRFA office in Abu dhabi city or call them. I called them and they also told me to visit them at main office. Fortunately, I saw GDRFA office while my way to city. I went there and met the highest officer in-charge there who has very bad attitude and he said forget those money.
    An administrator who was very courteous told me that this is a new system with very faulty techniques and its operating by some company at Al Ain.
    SO forget your money. My concern was not this small amount BUT the stress and frustration we experienced for a month since we applied for visa. Therefore, I have put a formal complaint in e gov system as guided by that in-charge with all the names (major, colonel and mudeers) I met there. I know it will not be fruitful but I am hopeful that despite not getting my money back, at least I can shake them to some extent and it can help others who will apply for visa.
    Wish you all the best.

    • Faisal

      Thanks for sharing your experience.
      Much appreciated.

      What is the fee of visa there in guwaifat? Do you get visa easily at the border? What is your profession in iqama?

    • Thanks for the information Jazakallah Khair.

    • Mohamed

      I have also the same issue and already registered a complain from 20 days with no reply !!
      I got the visa on arrival at Dubai Airport I asked them about the online Visa I applied long time ago ?? No one knew any thing !! I guess it was a very hard question ; this Online system is the worst I have ever seen You’ll not believe that I arrived in the first day of Eid with visa on arrival of course and I left from two days and still the online application status ” Documents required for further processing ” and my wife application status is ” Application in process ” !!!!! I will never apply again online even when they close it on First of OCT I will get it from any travel agency they take more money but guaranteed I’ll get the visa on 3 days .

      • Kumail

        Buddy is this sure that till 1st of october you can get on arrival visa ?

        • Mohamed

          It will be closed on 1st of oct so last day for on arroval is 30 Sept only thanks

      • Elaine

        mohamed, you did not cancel your visa application online and still you get a visa upon arrival?

        • Mohamed

          Hi elaine,

          Yes that’s correct they don’t even know in the airport if I applied online or not!!

  • Farwa Ismail

    I am applying for the Dubai visa online. Where do I get the residence issue date from? It isn’t there on the iqama.

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      12 months from your expiry date

      • Ta

        Can you please help out attaching the docs, while filling out the online visa form, as they have asked to attach the person photo, residence copy, ID copy and than passport copy what is the difference between residence copy and ID copy I think its the Iqama only, should I need to uploand Iqama copy two tims.
        Thanks

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          Yes you have to upload iqama two times

          • Ta

            Thanks for reply, how can make passport scan till 100kb it’s exceeding otherwise quality Is compromised it doesn’t remain legible. Pls guide

  • Gene

    Dear Mr. Mohhamed,

    Me and my friends are planning to go to Dubai for the next eid, please guide us on visa application.
    Previously (last year) we went to Dubai through on arrival visa, but since we’ve know about this visa application online, please advise
    1. Port of entry…. (since we are traveling from Dammam to Dubai by plane) is it Dubai Airport?
    2. Do we need to book early ticket and hotel prior to applying for visa?
    3. if we are planning to go on September, when it is suitable to apply for visa?

    your response is much appreciated. Thank you

    Gen

  • Farrukh Irshad

    I applied for online visa today. I applied for myself and my wife. For my wife’s application i got the status as posted first and then i got a message and status was changed to under process. But for my application i am only getting status as not posted, didnt get any confirmation mail (i got the message for transaction that it went through succesfully)
    i am getting worried about this……

    • Dear Farrukh,
      your application status is changed to process or not yet ?

  • Mark

    Is anyone here will to UAE this coming September using SAPTCO Bus?

  • saud alsuhaibi

    i got my visa rejected for the 3rd time, nationalty is yemeni, any idea if other yemenis got the same issue?

    تم رفض فيزتي لثلاث مرات جنسيتي يمني

    دائما تصلني هذه الرسالة قبل الرفض ولا يوجد بها معلومات اكثر
    i always got this email, when i tired to upload it says no data found! :
    GDRFA requires further documents from you for processing Application Reference Number : XXXXXX

    Remarks for further processing : #remarks#

    Please upload the documents by using the ‘Document Reupload’ link on the GCC Application.

    i have uploaded everything as you said here but always got rejected.
    any advise?

    • Mark

      Hi!

      Maybe you uploaded file more than 100kb

  • mj

    I am having dependant aqama of saudia. My wife is doctor there. Can i go to dubai alone and get on arrival visa by presenting her aqama copy with my passport and aqama ?

  • mj

    Hi everyone
    I am having a dependant aqama of saudia. My wife is doctor there. I need to know the possibilities of getting on arrival visa of dubai if i present the copy of her aqama with my passport and my original aqama….please do let me know ASAP.
    THANX

  • I applied online visa for me and my children on Wednesday my arrival port is Dubai airport Alhamdulillah immediate next day morning my evisa is approved and they send it to me by email.

    As per the requirement each scan documents should not exceed 100kb.

    If your scanned images are more than 100 kb please follow the below procedure.

    1. Download and install (pixresizer) software from Google.
    2.copy all your files in one folder
    3.open the software to resize the pictures. Select multiple files and equal hight after that you have to specify source folder and destination folder then save picture it will resize your scanned documents.

    I submit the below resized documents.

    1. I attached my passport size photo (note – when you are scanning please make sure to select only photo area)

    2.GCC Resident copy I scan it same as my photo.

    3.passport copy 4 pages. First page,last page,gcc visa,issued place,

    Note – while attaching the documents dont click on preview because page is not going back and you will stuck there just click on browse then attact and post.

    InshAllah if you are eligible to get visa they will approve.

    We have to apply visa separatly for wife and attach your evisa copy with the application.

    All above experience is for port arrival Dubai airport for other ports please read the blog carefully and proceed.

    I would like to thanks Mr.khurram, Mr.Faisal and Mr.Rafiuddin for sharing the experience and of course qsaudi.com team.

    • Sheraz

      DEAR IRFAN,
      I HAVE APPLIED VISA FOR DUBAI. FOR ME AND SON ITS APPROVED. BUT ERROR FOR PROFESSION IS COMING FOR MY WIFE. WHAT SHOULD I WRITE IN THIS TAB.

    • MS

      WHICH DOCUMENT REQUIRED PLEASE SOME ONE ADVISE ME

      • IT IS MENTIONED ABOVE

        • MS

          dear irfan uploaded iqama copy, passport copy picture but there is still status coming required documents. please advise.

          • Just make sure passport size photograph with white background and iqama copy and passport copy 4 pages. Scan and select the area is should be clearly visible.

          • MS

            can you give me you mobile number so i can easy to explain.

        • MS

          i uploaded scan documents many time iqama copy and passort copy and white backgroud pics but still same status

  • noman shamsi

    hi ppl … i applied for my visa and added in the accompanied section my daughter (22 months old). i got the visa with my daughters name mentioned in it. i believe that should suffice for her.. i did not have to pay extra for her visa… i also did not get my wifes visa approved until now .. it keeps saying reload documents … any recommendation…
    thanks in advance

  • bilal

    Hello
    my profession is computer programmer and nationality is Pakistani.
    i applied my visa online on 28 July next day they said re-uploaded documents and i did.
    form 29 July to till now the status is in-process
    any one know about it how much time i will get the visa.
    Bilal

    • faisal

      what’s the status now with your application.

  • Zafar Baig

    Is it a problem if the D.O.B. is entered wrong?

  • Bilal

    Salam guys
    im 18 years old and my brother is 16 years old and we are planning to travel to dubai soon maybe the coming week my father is really busy and cannot travel so can i,my brother and my mother go alone (of course my mom is above 25) if yes how and what would the procedure be?
    thanks

  • James

    Hi, could you please help me.. I made an honest mistake filling up the online application.. I’ve called the Ministry’s hotline number and told that I’ve made an error.. so they told me they will just cancel the application and I can re apply. So they did, as I’ve check the status enquiry – Application Cancelled before entry. I tried to make a new application (since yesterday), but here what is says – Your request cannot be completed due to following error(s)

    Application already exists with passport
    Number “Axxxxxxxx”, present nationality “xxxx”
    with incomplete payment,Please create new application after 1 hour.

    Called the hotline again but this time they could not help me as they don’t know why this is happening since they cancelled the application. Suggest that to just continue the travel and visa upon arrival will still be available. Ok. But.. what concern me is what will happen after October 1, the day the online application is compulsory. What if I applied online, will this be the same situation? I’m afraid I can’t enter UAE again if this online application issues can’t be resolved.

  • ahmed

    i submitt my online application but its rejected,can any one tell me how i have to re apply again with same bank fee or i have to pay again.

  • imran

    How do I separate my wife application from accompanying data

  • imran

    How do I separate my wife uae visa application from my accompanying data . As I submitted the application including my 3 children and wife in my accompanying application. Now status is still that to separate wife application rom mine accompanying data. Plz guide me. Further , if any body have the login account for gcc application.
    0595412108

  • Ilyas Mohammed

    as iam travelling from ksa to uae. After my stay in uae for 10 days can i travel to India from Uae and return back Ksa.
    Reply ASAP.

  • Syed

    Sir I jus want to know. Im going to visit abu dhabi via saptco on sept 17th to 25th sep. I want ask you should i apply today for the visa or what should i do ? Please advise pls as im facing lots of problem for visa as saptco needs visa before booking the ticket..
    Thank you waiting for your reply

    • Mark

      Remember… The GCC Residents Entry Permit is valid for (30) days before entry from issuance date. the Safe date to apply visit visa is 17-08-2015 so that maybe you will not encounter any problem with the date.

      Did you call the SATPCO already about the booking of ticket? If SAPTCO Bus needs to have visa before booking, you must have your visit visa for you to have ticket reservation.

      Write here again if you have your visa and ticket reservation. 🙂

  • Fatma sajjadi

    I really encourage them to add an option where we can edit our application after submitting it

  • faisal

    I apply online visa on 05-08-2015. After an hour I get email to upload more documents from re-upload documents section i try but it shows on “No Data available”. Then I go and check the status its shows their “Under process”. since that time status never update. I don’t know what to do now.
    Is it possible they process my documents on arrival.

    • Samrah Shaikh

      You will need to contact the website site in-charge or call on 800 5000

      • Ashraf Hamed

        what is the website site in-charge contact, cause 8005000 not working from out-said UAE

    • faisal

      its not working from Saudi arabia

    • Mohammad Qasem

      I have the same issue twice, first time they updated the status to be rejected! then I did re aply again and pay amount again and they sent me same email again even through I have uploaded the needed focuments in jpg format (passport, photo and iqama) my status now “Application in Process”, what did you do? please advise before it goes to rejected!

      • faisal

        They issue my visa on last day ie my arrival date was 15-08-2015 and i got visa on 14-08-2015.
        I hope it will work for all if other requirements are done.

  • Taher Talib

    Hi
    i just got my Iqama renewed and it now expires on 22/11/1437. Now, what am i supposed to fill for Issuance date? If its 1 year from date of expiry, the date is not yet reached.
    Any help would be appreciated.

  • Assad Niazi

    What is the reference number if i want to check the status of visa application?

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      It is the confirmation number which you receive via email when submitting your visa application.

  • Faisal

    Online Application process is not optimized and has lots of issues. I suggest the following;

    1. The principal applicant / head of house hold should apply first and wait until visa is issued to him.
    2. Do not include dependents in the principal applicant or your spouse’s application.
    3. Fill separate applications for each applicant / passport.
    4. Attach the copy of your visa with your spouse and dependent’s applications

  • Riadh

    Help please: I applied online and it got approved a few hours later the same day. Now the status shows “application approved” for the past 4 days but I haven’t received any visa by email. What is next? Print the “application approved” and go with it to the visa on arrival counter in Dubai airport? Please, anyone?

  • Mark

    Is any one here planning to travel using SAPTCO Bus this coming eid?

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Hi Mark,

      Get your visa online in an event of not allowing passengers to board bus without visas, as this happened last eid.

      Thanks

      • Mark

        It is happen to you?

        I am worry because maybe the online application is still faulty.. they will charge you but after it was rejected tgere will be no refund..

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          Mr. Mark I heard that Saptco officials are not allowing passenges without evisa to board the bus, as they do not want to waste time at the border.

          By the way what is your profession, if you know your profession is granted visa then apply and see, you may receive visa without any issue.

          • Mark

            Thanks for your Advicr my friend!

            My proffrsion in my iqama wss “Quantity Surveyor”. Can i have evisa with my procession?

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Can you identify your profession “Quantity Surveyor” in the list. If yes, then you can please go ahead !

            If your profession is included in the list, then I think those are the professions they are willing to issue evisas, just guessing, I am not sure!

            Good Luck

          • Mark

            Can you check it for me? Coz now i am using only mobile and i have very poor internet connection here in my place. If its ok with you.. 🙂

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            I saw your profession in the list, you may get online visa.

          • Mark

            Thank you sadik..maybe i will apply viss on the end week of august. And i will go to UAE on september 21..

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            That will be great !!!

          • Mark

            I will share my expirence when i got muly visa apprived! Thank you again 🙂

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Mark don’t apply for visa now if you are travelling during end of September, as it is more than 1 month from now. If your visa gets approved now, you only have 30 days to enter UAE. which may be earlier than your travel date. Try to apply during 1st week of September.

          • Mark

            Thank you for patiently answering my question and giving me advise.. 🙂 it is a great help

    • Syed

      Dear Mr.Mark im travelling to abu dhabi via saptco on 17th sep but still i have not gt the tickt. They are asking visa befr buking of ticket. Please sir adviseeeee plss help me

      • Mark

        I call SAPTCO and they will not accept reservation of ticket without evisa.. so before you haveba reservation of ticket apply for visa first.

  • Abhishek Sharma

    Dear all, I applied for e visa on 10th Sept’15 with arrival date as 22nd sept.. can anybody suggest what is the normal turn around to get a visa? I am waiting for my visa.. My status is showing “Application in progress”; Any idea on by when I should expect it?

  • Abhishek Sharma

    I just realized that I have applied on 10th Sept’15 for an arrival data of 22nd Sept in Dubai.. which is more than 30 days? Did I do something wrong? Will I get a visa? Application- status- Application in progress. Anyone please suggest. Many thanks for your help in advance.

  • Jovi

    I have been granted dubai visa and I will be traveling from Saudi by road. My question- My travel date is 23rd September and my visa issuance date is 15th Aug- Will I be able to travel as I noticed there’s a period of 1 month from issuance date before traveling for GCC residents. In my case it’s more than a month and I have been Granted VISA.
    How can I proceed further? Should I cancel it? please suggest..
    Thank you

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Mr. Jovi, your evisa will expire on 15th September, so I think you have to wait till 15th September for visa to get expire and re-apply it again. If its possible, try to travel before 15th September.

      You should not have applied for visa very early, they must have accidentally issued visa without considering your travel date. It is purely there problem!

      • Jovi

        Thanks for your reply. When I tried earlier to check my visa status, I was getting confirmation status. However, now I’m receiving a message “No records found”. What could have possibly gone wrong? Does it mean I need to wait for some more days and re-apply again or is there any other way?
        Thanks

    • Mark

      I think your visa will expire on sept.15 as per guidlines for that it is valid only for 30days.. maybe try to call the number indicated on the online application for more information with regards to yiur concern.

  • Muhammad Fahad

    Please tell me Saudi Resident aqama holder can get uae visa on arrival at the airport or bus station if going through road..? Is it open?

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      You may get visa on arrival at the airport, but if you want to go through SAPTCO bus, you must have online visa to board the bus, as SAPTCO officials do not want to waste time at the border for visa on arrival.

  • syed amaar

    Can anyone advise me about the Residence Issue Date?? Its not in Iqama?? please advise sply Mr. mark sir

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      12 months from expiry date

      • ARIF NAZIM

        Brother,
        My resident permit is for 5 years. That time what should i put in residence issue date (i.e. 01-01-2018 will be 01-01-2013?)

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          Well in that case I really don’t know, yes I think it would be 01-01-2013.

    • S malik

      This question also bothers me, i will be applying for UAE visa by end of this month & have been pondering over this issue for a while.
      isnt the Residence Issue Date , the date when Your last iqama got expired & your recent iqama got renewed???????

      eg: if my Iqama expires lets say: 30April 2015 & i renewed it for another year untill lets say 30April 2016………so technically my Residence issue date will be 1 may 2015 or 30april 2015.

      Is it a correct logic? Any one can advise?????

      • Mostafa

        u can check the date on absher if you have a profile on absher http://www.moi.gov.sa
        it will be on hijri date you will have to convert it

  • Hamid

    Hey Everyone!
    I am planning to travel on 25 Sep 2015, my all documents are just fine except for the passport with a concern of “Less than 6 months”. I will having 5 months and 22 days remaining on my passport after my arrival date.

    Please advice, If i can get the visa online.

    Thank you.

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      You are left with only one choice, TRY !

      • Hamid

        I am trying to renew my passport to be in safe side.
        Let’s see what happens 🙂

  • M Ali

    Hi, I have uploaded my Visa Application and all the relevant details and attachments including my Iqama copy which is valid more than 6 months from now. My passport is also valid for another 1.5 years. My profession is Manager IT.

    The problem is that when I upload the documents and submit it, it again comes back to “Documents Required for further processing” after 10 – 15 minutes. This is making me really upset.

    When I open the documents Upload section, it shows ‘Application in Head Office’ and all the other documents are properly uploaded.

    Can anyone help me please.

    • إسماعيل صباغ

      Same thing happened to me when i submitted for the visa today using edrnd
      But how i can open the upload section ?

    • UAM

      I am facing the same issue. Visa Status is shown as “further documents required for processing” and when I open the documents re-upload link, the remarks are “Application in Head Office”

      However, after a whole day of continuous calls to DNRD, atlast they answered my call. They have informed me that my visa application is still shown as in process because, there are two visa applications appearing under my passport number.

      Although my previous application was rejected, but it has not been deleted from EDNRD system, I will have to get that application deleted, so the new application can be processed.

      Regret applying for visa online, should have taken it from the airport “On Arrival”. Now I’m not even sure that I will receive my visa before travelling.

      Does someone knows that, if I have applied online and my visa application is still in process can I still apply for visa on arrival

      • M Ali

        Dear Brother,
        Can you tell me which number you called and what was the time when they picked up your call?
        This would be a great help. Thank you.

    • Mohammad Mirza

      @disqus_P7THq8A81R:disqus

      I have the exact same problem for my 7 month old son today! I am so frustrated at this system. I applied on 22nd Aug 2015 and it got rejected and now i’ve applied again and been getting “further documents required for processing” and the remarks are “Application in Head Office”.

      I dont know what I should do now!! Any suggestions?

      @disqus_w3fQaIWVBR:disqus plese help if you can. Can I get the visa on arrival despite being rejected? I will be flying to Dubai.

      Thanks.

      • Mohammed Rafiuddin

        You may get visa on arrival at Airport, even if your current online application in progress.

        • Imran Amin

          I also have the same problem “further documents required for processing” is it confirm that we will get visa on arrival ?

          Thank you

        • Mohammad Mirza

          Still no progress on my sons application. I am due to travel to dubai by flight on the 17th of September. I have a visa, my wife does as well but my son does not! the application page still says “further documents required for processing”, for his application. I’ve applied 3 times already.
          @disqus_w3fQaIWVBR:disqus are you aware if I can still get the visa on arrival for my son?

          Thanks!

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            I can’t confirm whether visa on arrival is available or not, but according to earlier news it is said to be available till 1st October.
            For your son did you upload your iqama and approved evisa? Did you select Dubai as the Emirate?

          • Mohammad Mirza

            Yes I did all of that. Uploaded my visa, iqama and passport with his application, still no update. Dont want to waste any more money now. As usual none of their numbers are active! Any advice?

            Thanks!

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Did you select Abu Dhabi as the Emirate and CHILD as the profession?

          • Mohammad Mirza

            selected Dubai and NONE as profession

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            OK

          • Mohammad Mirza

            you think I will get on arrival? Anyone has any experience like that. Even I read one old article that on arrival visa available until 1st Oct 2015

  • إسماعيل صباغ

    Dear all
    How i can check the GCC application status using the reference number that sent to me via email on the application ?

  • zia

    my application rejected how can i get my money back?

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Not possible !!!

  • syed amaar

    Shall i pay the payment of visa through my friend credit card. Please reply pls

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Yes, you can pay

  • Taher Talib

    i came across a agent in UAE who told he will arrange a tourist visa for me for 350 AED … can i drive to UAE using this Visa from Saudi?

    • S malik

      as per a recent close friends personal experience on Eid, he also used an agent to sort out his Visit visa. And he drove to UAE, No issues in that.

      by the way, your agent is charging alot. since normally agents collect 300AED only (inclusive of AED 240 Visa fee & 60AED agent fee).

      Good luck!

      • Taher Talib

        I will see if he can get it done for 300 AED 🙂
        i don’t mind paying 60 AED extra which is way better than all the hassles faced applying online 🙂

        • Mark

          How was it? Applying UAE Visa in an agent? Coz I am planning to do the same and I dont want to lost my mony in hassle online application..

          Can I here your expirience.. I am planning to Travel UAE this coming Eid usibg SAPTCO bus.

      • Mark

        I am planning also to arrange my visa with an agent because i dont want to lost my money in faulty online application.

        It is still posible to travel UAE using SAPTCO Bus even my visa will arrange by an agent?

        • S malik

          Ofcourse Mark…Saptco doesnt have any issue in regards to who issues your Visa.

    • Mark

      When is your paln to travel to UAE? Did you already have your visa?

  • Mark

    Can I apply UAE Visa to an agent nd travel by road using SAPTCO Bus? Beasue I am worry to lost my money in faulty online application.

    Is there someone here expirience in this way?

    • Taher Talib

      i guess u should check with SAPTCO…but i assume they would allow.. i will apply visa through agent this sunday.. lets see how it goes…

      • Mark

        Are you using SAPTCO or not? Let me hear your experience after you apply for an agent… when is your plan to visit UAE?

        • Taher Talib

          planning to leave on 21st … will be going through car …! will update u once i apply for visa…

          • Mark

            Do you have whatsapp? So we have private message?

          • Taher Talib

            Give me ur number.. i will message u on whats app ..!!

          • Mark

            +966 55 952 9324 thisis my number.. i will wait fpr your mesage

    • Attiq ur Rehman

      There is no faulty system. it is working perfect and i got visas. matter is how you apply. see my post regarding applications tricks. you will sure get visa.

      • Shibin Cm

        Hi Attiq,I got my Visa.But unfortunately when i applied i have mentioned port as Dubai Airport.Can i travel through road?Thanks..

  • S malik

    ***Can anyone advise me about the Residence Issue Date?***

    isn’t the Residence Issue Date , the date when Your last Iqama got expired & your recent iqama got renewed???????

    eg: if my Iqama expires lets say: 30April 2015 & i renewed it for another year untill lets say 30April 2016………so technically my Residence issue date will be 1 may 2015 or 30april 2015.

    Is it a correct logic? Any one can advise?????

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Your logic is right !

    • Mostafa

      if your in saudi arabia yo can check ABSHER http://www.MOI.gov.sa it`ll show the exact date in hijri

      • S malik

        Thanks Mostafa, I did check it & then i got the issue Date from Abshir(just as you advised)!

        But what date should i enter for when im applying for my Wife & child???
        their Issue date is not available on Absher.

        Thanks in Advance.

        • Attiq ur Rehman

          for your wife and children, they have same issue date and expiry date as you have. use as yours.

    • Attiq ur Rehman

      you can use gregorian to hijri converter app for this. convert your hijri date to gregorian, and then change year. it will tell you issue date.

  • Talal

    I finished all the processes but got disconnected at the payment step, how to get back into the payment step again? I have the reference number of the application.
    thanks
    talal

    • Attiq ur Rehman

      No problem. apply new. It happened to me. My spouse application was not posted due to internet problem.
      I made new application and it was successful. you will then see 2 applications. after some time your “not posted” application will remove automatically and you will see posted one. i got visa

  • Muhammad Faiyaz Ali

    I have applied visa for myself and my wife (I have added my daughter under my wife application) Is it fine? or do i need to apply separate visa for my daughter?

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      How old is your daughter?

      They may grant your wife visa along with your daughter, but it depends. You may get mail from them if they want your daughter to be removed from your wife’s application.

      It would have been better if you would have applied separately for your daughter as she may be having a separate passport.

      • Muhammad Faiyaz Ali

        Yes she is holding a separate passport.

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          age?

          • Muhammad Faiyaz Ali

            She is 2 years 1 month

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            She may get visa along with your wife.

          • Joey mapula

            Hi Mohammed,

            If a mother is a dependent of the head of the family, are we going to apply separate visa?

            Also for the children, they are under the passport of the mother (3 children ages 16 below), do we need to apply separately or will just add it in the accompany information?

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Sorry, I don’t have any knowledge in your case.

          • Mark

            Joey, are you a filipino? 🙂 just wondering your name if you are kabayan…

            How is the status of your application? When is your plan to travel?

          • Attiq ur Rehman

            Dear this is not about age of child. it is about passport. if your child has own passport you must have to make new application and pay for his visa. otherwise you will not get visa.

    • S malik

      From a recent friends experience, he did exactly what you did. However, he did not get the visa for his son seprately But his name appeared under dependents..therefore he booked his flight traveled all the way.

      Upon arrival the Immigration officer clearly mentioned, your son doesn’t have UAE visa & since he holds a separate passport he should have his own independent visa.
      On this note, they had to plea & request to Immigration supervisor at Dubai airport, for which(per him) , was hours of wait & lots of pleasing. but finally he did approve their request & issued his sons visa on arrival.

      Just sharing a close friends experience…Do let us know of your experience!

    • Attiq ur Rehman

      Dear, if each of your family member has own passport, you must have to make separate application. it is not about dependant, it is about passports and each passport has to be paid for visa. if you will add dependents, you will make fee for one. hence you will not get visa for all.

  • Mostafa

    I`m using the online website it`s keep asking me to reupload the residence copy & the personal photo, i`ve uploaded them more than 10 time with different copies & formats & always the same answer ( GDRFA requires further documents from you for processing Application Reference Number )

    • S malik

      i will be applying my visit visa during 1st week of Sept.. and reading all the issues faced by fellow members on this forum/blog makes me really dissapointed on GDRFA.

      More should be done from them.

      • Attiq ur Rehman

        dont worry dear. you are right that discussion here makes you dissapoint. but let me tell you, this discussion also gives you confidence and guidelines.
        it is very easy and i got visas for me and my family same day of my application. you can see my post regarding application tricks above.

    • Attiq ur Rehman

      Passport copy should have white background.
      In passport attachments, 1st, attached first page, 2nd attachment, attach next page of passport, 3rd attachment, attach any page which has exit re-entry stamps of saudi and your home country. 4th you can attach any page with stamps of exit re-entry.

      • Mostafa

        Thx attiq for your replay but i think the problem is always with the residence copy & personal photo as they always has red star * if you know whats the optimum size for them or if they have special specs ?!!? Anyway i’ll try this for now & see hope it works 🙂 thx in advance

        • Attiq ur Rehman

          all attachments should be less than 100kb as they mentioned. you can use pixresizer. i used this software and it is excellent. also use snapping tool to select only within border area. there should not be additional space. keep it to the point. or you can crop only required image area. it will be almost 200 to 300kb. then use pixresiser. it will convert it to 80-90kb as per my experience and then use it. also your image file name should be short.

          • Mostafa

            Nothing works 🙁 i think there is a problem with my application :/ anyway i will visit the embassy by tommorow hope they have an answer for this sh*t :s anyway thanks for your help attiq & once i know the problem i’ll let u know 🙂

          • Attiq ur Rehman

            here I can doubt only that after resizing your attachments, pixels got blurred and you cant read characters. that could be the only reason. as I told you I have got visa today with same procedure.
            You can cross check after resizing. also a good scanner will make life easy. docs scanned by good scanner don’t drop pixels even after resizing.

          • Mostafa

            Also Nothing works & the embassy knows nothing at all don`t know what to do really this is SH*T

          • Attiq ur Rehman

            Only option remains is on arrival visa. on arriaval visas are open till October 1st.

  • Mark

    I am planning to have visit visa to UAE via travelling agent in UAE to make it easy compare to not so sure visa application online.

    Can I travel using SAPTCO Bus even if my visa come from an agent?

    • S malik

      Mark…Your question makes no sense….why would it bother SAPTCO of where your visa comes from? either you apply for your visa or some Tom,dick or Harry apply..IT DOES NOT MATTER!

      as far as you have a valid & genuine visa & proof with you..it shouldnt Bother anyone.

      • Mark

        Ok, thanks.. because I am only worried if i will not allowed..

      • Mark

        thankyou anyway! 🙂

        • S malik

          may i ask how much is your Agent charging?
          & is the agent Saudi based or UAE based?

          • Mark

            UAE based.. they are charging me 500 AED… and i find it very costly.. 🙁

          • S malik

            you can get it done from Fly dubai air line office.. they are cgharging SAR390 ……takes 4 to 6 days.
            can contact Fly dubai on 0112060033. or visit their regional office..I know their riyadh office is on Jareer st..close to riyadh zoo.

            And YOUR WELCOME 😉

          • Mark

            It is too far from my place.. I here at al ahsa hofuf.

  • Khan

    I completed the online form but in the end the credit card was blocked so the payment didnt go through. Now the application status is ‘not posted’. Do i need to apply again? Please advise.

    • Attiq ur Rehman

      No problem. apply new. It happened to me. My spouse application was not posted due to internet problem.
      I made new application and it was successful. you will then see 2 applications. after some time your “not posted” application will remove automatically and you will see posted one. i got visa.

  • waqasmemon

    My wife is on visit visa in jeddah and i am iqama holder with good profession. We want to go to dubai for holidays. Can anyone guide me whats the process for visa for my wife and infant daughter. Thanks

    • Attiq ur Rehman

      You cannot. saudi visit visa is not a resident visa. only GCC residents(iqama holders) can apply.

  • Khan

    I completed the online form but in the end the credit card was blocked so the payment didnt go through. Now the application status is ‘not posted’. Do i need to apply again? Please advise.

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Try a new application, I don’t think system will accept, as the current application is valid.

    • Attiq ur Rehman

      No problem. apply new. It happened to me. My spouse application was not posted due to internet problem.
      I made new application and it was successful. you will then see 2 applications. after some time your “not posted” application will remove automatically and you will see posted one. i got visa.

  • Mohammed Ather Raza

    Dear Gents,
    Could you please advise what is the difference between ID card and Residence copy because while applying they have added one more mandatory field “ID Card” in addition to:
    Person Photo
    Residence Permit Copy
    Passport 1st page
    and other optional required fields as it is.
    Please guide us what to upload under ID Card field.

    • Mark

      In a previous comment here.. they told me that if you are not a Saudi national.. upload your iqama on residence permit copy and ID Card..

      • Mohammed Ather Raza

        Thanks and appreciate for your prompt response; You mean Iqama copy could be uploaded in both fields (Residence Permit Copy & ID Card) and is being accepted??? any experience please…

        • Mark

          Yes, it is the same.. you can back read all the comments here maybe 2 months ako.. 🙂 coz i dont have any expirience yet..

  • S malik

    ****Announcement***

    People who want to apply their visa from Agents.
    You can use Fly Dubai Airline office….they are charging SAR390 ……takes 4 to 6 days.

    You can contact Fly dubai on 0112060033.

    Hope this helps the community at large.

  • Mark

    Hello friends, especially for those who will use SAPTCO Bus travelling to UAE.

    I went to SAPTCO Bus station and ask how can I book ticket going to UAE. Before they book ticket, all passenger need to have visit visa, exit-re entry visa and passport.

    It cost 170SAR for the ticket Saudi to Abu Dhabi and Abu Dhabi to Saudi (from my place Al Ahsa, Hofuf).

  • Attiq ur Rehman

    Dears, i have applied for me and my family and successfully got all visas . i will give you tricks;

    1. If you want to apply uae visit visa from saudi for you and your family, and each of your family member has passport. follow below steps;
    1. Apply one by one. First apply for yourself. you will get visa same day.
    2. Write your passport name in english. dont consider name on your Iqama. You can also edit arabic name if it doesn’t write it correct. for example when i write “ur rehman” it translated “اوورحمن” . i fixed it myself and wrote “الرحمن”ز
    3. if your name has 2 parts. no issue. mention first and last. ignore second.
    4. Date of arrival is date when you will arrive in abu dhabi
    5. In profession dont write manually. just type initial characters, list will appear. select from list.
    6. if you are going by road, select Abu Dhabi and al ghouifat.
    On next page, applicant address UAE doesn’t matter you can write dubai abudhabi any state and city. Also you and mention any mobile number of your friend in UAE. Dont use saudi mobile number here.
    7. Dont add any dependant or accompnied information. just apply for yourself only.
    8. you attachments should not exceed 100kb each. i used pixresizer free software to resize files. it is excellent.
    i)Attach your passport size photo with white background.
    ii)attach iqama as ID and Residence
    iii)attach 4 passport copies one by one. Here is a trick attach first page of your passport, then attach second. then attach 2 any pages where you have exit re-entry stamps of saudi and your home country. No need to attach your saudi visa page copy.
    9. Pay fee, it will be 258AED total that will equal 271.22SAR Exactly.
    10. Your first application status will appear as “Application Posted”. Then within an hour it will change to “Application in Progress” and last “Application Approved”. You will also receive email with PDF attachment of visa.
    11. Now apply for your spouse with same above procedure. spouse profession will be “HOUSE WIFE” Here is a trick;
    Here in attachments of passports, add your spouse passport 1st page copy, in 2nd attachment, second page copy, in 3rd attachment, your passport first page copy and in 4th attachment, attach your issued visa copy.
    12. wait for your spouse visa approval. once approved you can apply for your children. Children profession is CHILD.
    In child passport attachments, follow same as spouse’s attachments. attach your visa copy a must.

    I got all my visas within 24 hours even i applied for each of my family member after approval of first application.

    Regards,

    • Mark

      Thanks for sharing… when did you apply for. Visa?

      • Attiq ur Rehman

        I applied for myself yesterday morning, I got visa after 5 hours, then I applied for spouse with my passport and visa attachment, I received visa same day evening. today morning I applied for my 2 children with my passport and visa attachment and received both by evening today.

        • Mark

          Only 5 hours? Thats great!

        • Taher Talib

          @disqus_zAFZcPkp0g:disqus In the above post, the second page passport copy , u are referring to the page where your address in passport is mentioned right? OR its just copy of second page?

          • Attiq ur Rehman

            Passport copy means first page where you have your photo and details. second page is pag2 and page3. surely when you will scan your passport, you will see 2 pages. (i specifically talking about Pakistani Passport)
            For each nationality passports are different.
            in simple words, attach pages which have any information. like exit re-entry stamps etc. don’t attach blank passport pages.

          • Taher Talib

            Thanks Attiq ..!!!

          • Mohammad Rehan

            Dear attiq . I applyed as gcc citizen accompines nd it got approved while i m a gcc residence will there be any problem at immigration at dubai airport ?

    • S malik

      Glad to hear your positive Experience…& Appreciate your detailed Description above.
      Jazak Allah!

    • shereef

      Assalam,

      My Saudi Arabian Visa profession LOGISTIC SPECIALIST (اخساشي مساندة) , but it not found in profession list, can you help me to find out correct english name in the profession list? pls help

    • Rizwan Hyder

      I am planning to travel to uae by road this september, can i get on arrival visa at Ghuweifat or its better to apply online. Please advice

      • Attiq ur Rehman

        Brother, applying online is very easy and I have posted the procedure. Due to eid traffic on al-batha, ghowaigat border, it is highly recommended to bring visa with you to save time and long queues.
        However visa on arrival is still open. you can go straight to border.

        • Rizwan Hyder

          Hi Attiq,

          Please note that today i tried to apply for online visa, but it failed due to payment error. do i have retype / re apply again all the details. please advice.

    • Rizwan Hyder

      Hi Attiq,

      Please note that today i tried to apply for online visa, but it failed due to payment error. in this do i have retype again all the details. please advice. Application Status shows – Not Posted

      • Attiq ur Rehman

        yes you will have to apply again. ignore “not posted” status. once you will make new application and pay fee, your application with “not posted” status will automatically disappear.

    • Mohsin

      HI Attiq,

      For my daughter’s visa, how will i enter CHILD for her profession? I tried but its not appearing in the list for Dubai emirates? Please not i m traveling by air to dubai..

      • Attiq ur Rehman

        Since there is no such profession for dubai emirate, better you take visa on arrival at airport. because many people tried with different child profession but their application was not successful.

        • Mohsin

          how did you applied for your children? I am traveling on 28th September… Will visa on arrival be open open at that time?

      • Attiq ur Rehman

        Please see my post to apply visa for children. Yes, on arrival is still open untill 1st October.

  • Mohammed Ather Raza

    Dear All

    Could any one please explain whether we can go Oman across the UAE boarder if we have a valid Oman entry Visa in advance;
    what is the procedures:
    1. Is it required to get UAE transit visa?? If Oman Visa Available
    2. What is the route to enter Muscat?
    3. While coming back probably within 10 days, any specific requirements to comply UAE Boarder??
    Best Regards,

  • shereef

    Hai,
    My Saudi Arabian Visa profession is LOGISTIC SPECIALIST (اخساشي مساندة) , I used to get on arrival visa from uae many time, Now this profession (ahsaaee Masaanad) not listed in the Evisa application , Or what will be exact english meaning of this profession on list?
    Can anybody advise me,?

    • Attiq ur Rehman

      Yes. your profession is not in the list.
      However you can get on arrival visa till october 1st.

      • shereef

        I heard that, complete service for on arrival visa is stopped in board since few days, now accepting only E-visa,
        due to this, need to register and apply for E-visa, I am really in trouble that without knowing exact word for my visa profession,,? how can i solve?

        • Attiq ur Rehman

          my friend went last week with family and got on arrival. for sure, it will be opened till october 1st.

  • Abdul Salam

    Dear,
    Were should the Wifes and Daughters application be posted?GCC Residents or GCC Citizen – Accompanies . I have unfortunately applied, all three simultaneously and mine got approved while wifes and daughters got rejected. But i have my daughters name in “accompanied by” in the evisa. Daughter is under my sponsorship. Should i apply again for her?
    Also i cant see the status of my wifes and daughter application now, guess i have forfeited the visa fees after i got the reject email and should apply again. Any inputs?

    • Attiq ur Rehman

      Create new applications for both of them if both of them have their own passports. and in attachments of their application, attach your passport copy and issued visa to attachment 3 and 4.

      • Abdul Salam

        thanks…Were should the application be ?GCC Residents or GCC Citizen – Accompanies?

        • Attiq ur Rehman

          all iqama holders are GCC residents. Select GCC residents. don’t add any information in accompanied. apply for your spouse same as you application for herself only same as for daughter.
          I had visa approved for my 2 children and i did not mentioned any accompanied in mine or spouse’s application. however while applying for my children, i added my passport copy and issued visa to their application

      • Abdul Salam

        Thanks…Where should this be applied? GCC Residents or GCC Citizen – Accompanies ??

  • Bilal

    The post helped me get visas for me and my family within a couple of hours of submitting the online application. Followed the following simple steps.

    1. Apply for your visa first with relevant documents. Its preferable to use Jpg. format for the attachments and they should be less than 100kb.
    2. Do not mention any dependents in your application or application for your family members.
    3. They ask for resident id and id card. I used my NICOP (ID for overseas Pakistanis) as the id card, however, used iqama both for the resident id and id card while submitting the family application.
    3. While applying for for family , attach your approved visa. The visa is sent in PDF format and is greater than 100kb in size. An easier way would be to take its print out and get that scanned in Jpg format.

    Hope it will help.

    • Mark

      When you apply and approved?

      • Bilal

        I applied last Wednesday and got it on the same day.

  • Subhy

    Good evening ,,,,
    I get that remarks in application status …. Application in head office and that from yesterday until now … can I know what that mean ?

    • Bilal

      The usual time is 3-4 days. You need to wait for that.

  • Mohammed Ashraff

    Dear friends,

    Iam planing to go Abu Dhabi on Sep 18th or 19th, my question is which day we mention in application date of arrival same day want travel or leater? moreover planing to go by car travel, for car MVI ( comuter) need vaid, please advise me.

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      If your visa gets approved, it is not necessary to travel on the same date mentioned in your application as date of travel. Your visa will have a validity of 30 days from date of issue. After you enter UAE, you will have 30 more days duration of your visa to stay in UAE.

      If your istimara is valid, then no problem, don’t care about MVI.

      • Mohammed Ashraff

        Thanks Mohammed Rafiuddin,

        Yesterday evening i submitted my visa today morning i got it , after received visa, just now submitted, I have question, when in posted form, in application
        form it is appearing applicant picture area, wife iqama (not applicant picture) it is my fault, i uploaded wrong pic inst. of iqama, (or) for wife iqama only appear, please advise me.

  • Nasir

    Salam
    I am holding Iqama issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Saudi Arabia) I tried two time to apply UAE visa for GCC residents and got rejected. I used to get visa upon arrival in the past with little problem due to different type of Iqama however never got refused. I am wondering if my ID is recognized by online system. I tried to call the Online Services Team several time but never got any answer. Anyone have such an experience.?

  • Taher Talib

    Applied Visa as suggested by Mr. Attiq and got it within 6 hrs..!!! 🙂
    @disqus_zAFZcPkp0g:disqus Thanks for the Post…!!

    • Attiq ur Rehman

      Welcome! 🙂

  • imtiaz

    hello
    I have applied for my visa and my family members seperately
    since i will be going by car to dubai I had to take the ghuifat border option and abu dhabi emirate choice in the options
    I did all my family members applications seperately
    but i added my kids in the acompany section and in my wife’s form also I added the kids that will accompany us also
    I got back application detail forms for my wife and kids when I checked status inquiry they were posted on line and in visa status it said further documnets required for processing
    I dont know what this means
    but as for me I have received no info and when I search my visa it says no data found

    Can anybody please tell me of their experience of getting visa online and then going by car to dubai via abu dhabi ghuifat border???

    Also is this application detail form what we receive and take to the border and do they give us the visa there???

    Please let em know if anybody can answer ASAP as I have =to travel within the next ten days

  • Shah Hafeezuddin Quadri

    if the person is going on final exit from saudi then how he can apply for vist visa to dubai

  • Waseemkhan35

    I have received my online Visa, however the name in English is written wrong.
    The name in Arabic is correct and also all other information are correct. Please share if you can travel without any problem at the immigration. I am travelling via car from Dammam

  • prasad

    I am 2 months old iqama holder and planning to tour Dubai with my family in EID time.
    Mohammed Rafiuddin please let me know if am eligible to travel.??

    Prasad

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      You can apply for online visa, you must only have good profession. And also please upload both front and end of your passport in the attachments.

      Thank you

  • S malik

    ****Question—(Tricky Scenario)***

    My Sister & Her 2 children want to travel to UAE with me & my Family(via Road).However, her husband cannot travel since his passport is expiring within 5 month( 01 Jan 2015—& there is no time for him to Renew it before eid holidays).

    ~~So the question is can we apply for UAE Visa for my sis & her 2 children(without His husband Applying)???? Will they approve it for her travelling without her husband?

    Any Advice/Opinion or your Personal/ relatives experience will be Appreciated!
    Thanks in advance.

    • Yes, you can. No issues

      • S malik

        thanks hamza…..for answering the above.I also checked with one of the agents.
        Another small question….Maybe a stupid one But better to ask anyway… Since we are travelling By road,,,Saudi Immigration & saudi Border will have no issues for She & her 2 children travelling without their sponsor( Husband)…i mean as far as they have their valid Exit re entry there shouldnt be any objection. i know alot of woman travel solo.
        But i heard by someone.. that they ask for Written permission of sponsor if travelling by road.

        Your advice is highly appreciated

        • No, no issues like that, but you can always save yourself from unnecessary tension, just take a letter from sponsor.

    • Attiq ur Rehman

      Dear, If you can have visa approval for children alone, why cant travel. There is no problem with this.

  • Arshad

    Dears,

    I am planned to visit Dubai the problem is when I enter my profession actlauy in my iqama its not appering in the Visa form, my profession is in Iqama General System Analyst. how to solve this ? please adive

  • niyas

    I already applied e visa to uae by road. i applied my self and 2 daughter as dependent( accompanying). i am waiting for approval. My question is should i required any separate application for e-visa for my kids?.. and how much will be the visa fees. I already paid 258 for my application. (My wife having working visa, so i have to apply separate, no doubt. ) please help any body who know about this.

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Please note, wife and every children should be filled in separate applications. Please do not add dependents (son/daughter) while filling your own form, you did the mistake. Visa cost will be same as your application.

      Please follow the following procedure for applying your sons/daughter:

      1. Fill all the details of your son in the first page.

      2. “CHILD” is the profession you have to select. I know this will not appear in the list at once. First fill the Emirate and Border post. Go to profession, type in CAPITAL letter “CHI” then browse the list for few seconds, then backspace “CHI” and type “CHILD”, check the list to down, there you will find it.

      NOTE: “CHILD” profession appears for all emirates, except Dubai emirate, I don’t know why?

      3. Most important point. Upload your single son photo, son iqama copy, son iqama copy, passport 1st page of your son and in passport 2nd page upload last passport page of your son.

      For passport 3rd page upload your (sponsor/father) iqama copy, for passport 4th page upload the application form of yours (sponsor/father) which you have received in mail when applying for yourself OR your approved evisa which you receive via email (although this step is optional).

      Same applies to your wife, except profession should be “HOUSEWIFE”.

      4. Finally complete the procedure and keep an eye on status. You will get the visa when your status is in “application in process”. Same happened to me!

      • niyas

        thank you rafiudeen…

      • S malik

        WHEN APPLYING FOR WIFE & CHILD ….DO WE PUT SPONSOR NAME AS HUSBAND/FATHER? OR THE COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME OF HUSBAND FATHER?

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          In Sponsor name= Write the name who is sponsoring your dependants (can be husband or father).
          In Sponsor Address= Write “Wife/Son/Daughter of (Sponsor), your company name, address and your mobile number.

      • niyas

        thank you rafi, I got visa for me, wife and one daughter. but still pending for my another daughter. is there is any way to track or remainder for this application. i have applied visa on 1st sept. till now system showing application posted.please help me if you knows.!!

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          Congrats, you got the visa !!!
          Your daughter’s application is still in the initial first stage, even after 7 days very strange. Her application status should have changed to ‘application in process’. You have no other choice but to wait. If you want to inquire you can call them, but they never pick up the call. What is your date of travel?

          • niyas

            21st sept..

  • Philip Mourice

    Dears,
    My case is little bit complicated. I ‘ve resident visa in UAE and currently I’m working & staying with family in Saudi. I ‘ve UAE ID and Saudi Iqama with prof as General Accountant. Now planning for visit Dubai with family on next month. For me no need of new visa since i’m on re entry from there. While uploading wife’s passport I uploaded my UAE ID as the 4th document. Now the message is coming re upload documents.

    Anybody can suggest what to do next?

  • Siraj

    If the e-visa is not issued in time for travel is there a provision to cancel the application at Dubai immigration (at the airport) and get an on arrival visa?

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Even if your online application is pending, they will issue you arrival visa without any issues. You don’t have to cancel the visa or anything. I once saw this situation at Ghuwaifat border. You will only lose your money on evisa, that’s it.

  • Siraj

    Surprisingly they rejected my son’s visa who is an infant but issued visas for the rest of the family members which includes my other son who is 6 yrs old (within one working day). One possible reason could be that since I am entering through Dubai I could not find ‘child’ in the occupation list and instead selected ‘student’. Another reason could be that i posted all applications together. Calling them to find out the actual reason seems fruitless as they just don’t answer calls (must have tried a hundred times now). Any idwas on how to proceed now? Should I just try for an on arrival visa for my son or try applying online again?

    • Attiq ur Rehman

      dear you can apply a new request for your son. CHILD profession is there in list. just type CH then in drop down list you will find it.

      • Mohammed Rafiuddin

        “CHILD” profession won’t appear for Dubai emirate.

        • Siraj

          I selected None. Child is not showing up or Dubai. 10 minutes after posting it said Documents required for processing. Since then I have re-scanned and re-uploaded all documents atleast 5 times and the same message reappears after 10 minutes of posting. This is just unbelievable. The remarks section says Application in Head Office

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            After posting your child’s application, did you receive email from them regarding “documents required for further processing” and the application in head office remark?

            Is your own visa approved and received in your mail?

            All documents must be less than 100 kb and in jpg format, I hope you have done this right. Make sure your documents are easy to read, but not have to be very clear which is impossible for documents less than 100 kb.

            Personal photo of your child should be passport size, upload iqama of your child twice in residence ID and Iqama ID, in passport 1st page upload front page of your child’s passport, in passport 2nd page upload last page of your child’s passport, in passport 3rd page upload YOUR Iqama and in 4th page upload your evisa (if approved) or your own application which you receive in mail when applying for yourself.

            I applied for my sons few days ago and got the visa the following day without any issues, but though I selected Abu Dhabi as the emirate and so “CHILD” as the profession, but unfortunately “CHILD” profession does not appear for Dubai emirate.

            Try again

  • Fahad Saeed

    I got the visa for Dubai . But by mistake i wrote my passport number wrong . what i can do now ? is it going to be a problem for travelling to dubai ?

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Unfortunately you are not able to edit and possible issues will only be known at the immigration.

  • Boris

    Hello everyone. I followed the procedures stated above but I overlooked one important detail. I am actually a civil engineer but I my profession in my iqama is architectural draftsman. I mistakenly selected civil engineer as my profession during the online application. I realized this mistake after I paid using credit card. Sadly theres no way to correct my mistake as there is no edit button on the website. Worse, my visa got approved 8 hours later but the profession stated on it is civil engineer. Will I be in trouble at Dubai Immigration because of this? What should I do? Thank you in advance.

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      They won’t check your profession, they will only see your evisa letter and let you go (according to my experience).

      • Boris

        Hi there. Did dubai immigration asked and checked your iqama? I was expecting that my online application will be rejected because of the discrepancy in my profession. I wish theyd just let me.

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          You are very lucky this time, with your visa approval. They didn’t check my iqama at the immigration. I just showed them my passport and evisa, they let me go.

          Are you going by road or fly? My experience is through border post.

          • Boris

            I’ll be going by plane to dubai. I hope theyll let me in.

          • Boris

            Is there anybody in this board went to uae through dubai airport using evisa? Did they asked for your iqama at the immigration counter? Your response will be appreciated. Thank you

  • Muhammad Nauman

    Dear All my wife who is dependent got visa approved where as mine got rejected my profession on iqama profession is General System Analyst which also fall in category of Systems Analyst please let me know what to do next i am travelling by road from riyadh !

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      So your are heading towards Ghuwaifat border. Better to get arrival visa (heard open till 1st October), by showing your dependents online approved visas or you may try once more online, but not recommended.

      You can see my reply in other website.

      • Muhammad Nauman

        i did’t applied for my infant as well ,coz i have applied twice and got rejected ? may be something wrong with profession ?

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          Your profession seems to be good and I hope it reflects same meaning in Arabic.

          They should give a reason for visa rejection, so that we can rectify it.

          • Muhammad Nauman

            محلل نظم عام

            is Arabic translation

          • Muhammad Nauman

            where i can find the reason for visa rejection there is no email no nothing just mailed to contact quoted below . When i contacted GDRFA they said contact Dubai Airport which i am not able to get through numbers !
            Dear Mr. MUHAMMAD NOMAN,

            Your application with reference number 1150040220 is rejected. Please contact GDRFA Online Services Team for more information.

            Sincerely,

            General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs-Dubai
            Online Services Team
            Office No : +971-47075357
            Counter No: +971-47075375
            Officer on Duty : +971-501899188

  • Boris

    Is there anybody in this board went to uae through dubai airport using evisa? Did they asked for your iqama at the immigration counter? Your response will be appreciated. Thank you

    • Boris

      Any help anyone?

  • Pavan

    Dear, My iqama will expire on 11-Dec-15; I have tried to apply for e-visa but got the error that “Iqama validity shoud be more than 6 months before date of arrival”. So, please check your iqama expiry dates before you plan.

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Thanks for the info.

      In their website it is written, Iqama must be valid at least 3 months FROM arrival date, but for you it says 6 months BEFORE travel date, very strange.

      What was your date of arrival in application?

      • Pavan

        Yes Mohammed, On top of the page it says iqama validity should be 3 months FROM arrival , however when you fill in all the details in the form and click on next page, it shows that iqama should be valid for more than 6 months BEFORE travel date’. 🙁

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          I thought your visa was rejected on that basis and lost visa fees. You were saved by the website.

          Thank you for the above info.

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          Pavan, Iqama validiy should be 3 months from arrival date is right !
          I saw the message, “6 months before travel date date” which is fake, I checked it through their website.

          Your iqama expires on 11-12-2015. You can still apply for evisa if you want. You may be travelling for Eid holidays which starts from Sept 22. Select your travel date as 11-9-2015, you will easily go to the next page.

          It is not necessary to travel on the same date mentioned by you. You will have a validity of 30 days from the visa issue date to enter UAE, which extends to further 30 days after entering UAE.

          Your holiday plans are still not disrupted !!!

        • Pavan

          Thanks a lot Mohammed for your inputs. You kept my vacation plans alive. Appreciate your efforts. Take care.

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            You are welcome 🙂

  • Mr. Someone else

    Dear Experts,
    I would like to share with you my experience with the new online system and would really appreciate your feedback and advise on this.

    I am a Syrian national, resident in Oman with a manager position, due to my job requirements I need to travel to UAE almost weekly, which I am doing currently on visa on arrival without any problems.

    Since the visa on arrival will no longer be available starting October as you know, I wanted to try the online system before hand and make sure there are no issues with it.

    I have already made four different applications, three rejected, and the fourth is under processing that I have submitted today.

    All the details the I include in the online application are similar to the one I use for on arrival visa. They send me the e-mail of rejection without mentioning the reasons, with a note to call the some phone numbers.
    The issue is I have been trying to call those numbers for over a month already, and I never got an answer, therefore my inquiry on what went wrong in the application was not successful.
    I suspected few things that I have changed in the subsequent application, and they were rejected also.

    Passport valid for 6 years, Resident Cards valid for 2 years, and has been issued over 2 years ago, the position is Manager….etc
    I also attach clear passport photo with white background, first page and validity page of passport, ID photocopy..etc.

    I don’t know what else to do, and I don’t seem to be able to get in contact with anyone there.

    Does anyone have any comments on this, advise?
    Did anyone ever succeeded in getting them on the phone?
    Is the repetitive money I keep paying for visa fees refundable? it is adding up now.

    Many thanks and kindest regards

  • VIJAYARAGAVAN

    When I was applying visa in online for my wife I have added my children in accompany list , then I have been asking continuously to remove and separate the accompanies but never been finding the options to remove instead I am able to open the document reupload page only.As I have already taken separate visa for my accompanies children and I could not found any options to remove accompanies children from my submitted application as per the remarks.

    If any of one having succeed on this problem , please share the trouble shoot

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      If you got your children’s visas approved, upload them in your wife’s application at document reupload page.

      • VIJAYARAGAVAN

        AGAIN APPLIED WAITING FOR RESPONSE

      • VIJAYARAGAVAN

        If you know answer for how to remove the accompany from submitted application, share it since i have been asked to remove it to process further but couldn’t find any option to edit the application

  • sathya

    is there a way to contact them. i applied the visa online and the application is approved, but i have entered the wrong email id and i did not receive the visa yet.
    or is there a way i can retreive the visa online with the application reference number?

  • Mark_My_Words

    I’m confused. I am an American with an iqama working in Saudi Arabia. I submitted my applications and it was rejected. I called the call center and they told me that I was rejected because of this fact I am an American citizen and I can get my visa on arrival. What was also mentioned is my wife who is under my sponsorship but a Thai citizen, can also get an on arrival visa. Should I go ahead and apply for her visa on this website just in case this information is not correct? Keep in mind I got the information from the call center AMER service who is responsible for the online visa services.

    • I suggest you do it, just to avoid huge inconvenience.

      • Mark_My_Words

        Yes your right, I will thanks!

    • S malik

      Hey there!
      could you Pls pass on the Number of that call center?
      is it the –>> 800 5000 number? or is it different?

  • Sabith

    Hi there. Im finally applying for the visa. One quick question. it asks for “Nationality” and “Place of Issue” and “Country of Issue” of Passport.

    Im an Indian national living in saudi. My present passport was issued by Indian embassy in Riyadh.

    So “Nationality” is INDIAN and “Place of Issue” is RIYADH. What should be the “Country of Issue”? Should it be India or Saudi Arabia?

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Passport issued country would be Saudi Arabia.

  • Monica

    Hi, my husband has a residency visa, sponsored by his company in Dubai and I was in his sponsorship but expired. We live in Saudi Arabia at the moment and my husband travels a lot between Dubai and Saudi Arabia on job calls. Can I get a residency visa renewed although we live in Saudi Arabia for now? His contract here is about three years then we go back to Dubai, but we go to Dubai and stay in a hotel for two to three weeks every five weeks. It’s been easy with residency visa,

  • dranreb

    after all if this is completed, can i go abu dhabi by Bus or Land trip??

    • Mark

      You can use both

  • VIJAYARAGAVAN

    If any one having answer for how to remove the accompany from submitted application, share it since i have been asked to remove it to process further but couldn’t find any option to edit the application

  • S malik

    Question to fellow Members:

    What is the timeline for getting visa approved?

    Does the arrival date has to do anything with the visa approval timming?

    i applied 2 visas yesterday(10am approx):
    —One for my colleague with arrival date 8th sep—–> his visa got approved within 6 hours.
    —One for myself with Arrival date 19th Sept.—-> My Status is still Showing at “Application in Progress”

    I was wondering if the arrival date has anything to do with the urgency of their approving system???
    i know i am being a bit impatient & eager as its only been 24hrs since i applied…
    but i would like to ask you guys from your experience.

    Still i have to apply for my family….Once & if i get my approval..ill keep you guys posted.meanwhile Any advice ?

  • Irfan

    Dear Experts
    I am planning to go to Dubai from Riyadh by road with my family in September:
    I have some queries, if you can clarify:
    – the document uploads are supposed to be in colour or gray scale?
    – since I have a paskitan passport, I don’t have any info on last page, so do I need to upload this?
    – I am going to Dubai but through ghuwaifat border, so what emirate should I put in and address, considering housewife and child do not apply to Dubai emirate?
    appreciate your urgent reply.
    thanks

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      For the main applicant (sponsor), upload all documents in jpg format, colour and less than 100 kb. According to the Indian Passport last page consists of father name, mother name and spouse of the passport holder. If you don’t have that page, upload any page of the passport which shows stamps.

      Select Abu Dhabi as the emirate and Ghuwaifat as the border post, even if you are travelling to Dubai or any other emirate in the UAE for you and all your dependants. Professions “Housewife and Child” appears for Abu Dhabi emirate.

      First apply for yourself and wait till the visa is approved and sent to your inbox.

      Please note, wife and every children should be filled in separate applications. Please do not add dependents (son/daughter) while filling your own form. Visa cost will be same as your application.

      Please follow the following procedure for applying your sons/daughter:

      1. Fill all the details of your son in the first page

      2. “CHILD” is the profession you have to select. I know this will not appear in the list at once. First fill the Emirate and Border post. Go to profession, type in CAPITAL letter “CHI” then browse the list for few seconds, then backspace “CHI” and type “CHILD”, check the list to down, there you will find it.

      NOTE: “CHILD” profession appears for all emirates, except Dubai emirate, I don’t know why?

      3. Most important point. Upload your single son photo, son iqama copy, son iqama copy, passport 1st page of your son and in passport 2nd page upload last passport page of your son.

      For passport 3rd page upload your (sponsor/father) iqama copy, for passport 4th page upload the application form of yours (sponsor/father) which you have received in mail when applying for yourself OR your approved evisa which you receive via email (although this step is optional).

      Same applies to your wife, except profession should be “HOUSEWIFE”.

      4. Finally complete the procedure and keep an eye on status. You will get the visa when your status is in “application in process”. Same happened to me!

  • S malik

    sMALL QUERY:
    WHEN APPLYING FOR WIFE & CHILD ….DO WE PUT SPONSOR NAME AS HUSBAND/FATHER? OR THE COMPANY/EMPLOYER NAME OF HUSBAND FATHER?

    • Mohammed Ashraff

      Mr. Malik,
      when you Applying for Wife & child, in (Sponsor Name ) Husband/ Father name only, not to put Employer.

      • S malik

        THANKS SIR!

  • S malik

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/79ea2738dcf17b2ecfca708732db3a507f905bce44d60c0ed9d27d5cb27f0d45.jpg

    I am applying for my Wife… which profession do i choose???
    Pretty confused right now :/

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      “HOUSEWIFE”

  • Hyder Khan

    Assalamalikum! Im a Saudi resident and i applied for a tourist visa to UAE a week back through online and when i check the status it says “Further documents required” even though i uploaded all documents, ppt size photo,ppt copy,iqama copy, i resubmitted the documents too still it says ” documents required for processing” im traveling in 10 days and idk if ill get visa not and who to contact and find out. Please advice . Much appreciated.

  • VIJAYARAGAVAN

    If you know answer for how to remove the accompany from submitted application, share it since i have been asked to remove it to process further but couldn’t find any option to edit the application

  • chloe

    In the applicant GCC Details, there is a question Arriving from and you have to click select. What if the destination you came from is not in the choices? Do i need to choose the point or place of the origin? As I am travelling another country before Dubai and with connecting flight.

    • S malik

      I dont think so, you may be living in Riyadh(for instance), but travel to UAE lets say via connecting flight from london…You may put the city you reside in (i.e Riyadh) & not necessarily the Actual point from where you be travelling( london…since its not in the drop down list).

      I mean to me this is common sense..since Any one may apply with a ceratin journey plan but then decides to change or has an emergency…so i would assume the immigration personnel would understand that.

      This is not an expert advice but what common sense tells me.
      have a Safe journey…good luck!

  • chloe

    In the Applicant GCC Details, there is a question Arriving from and you have to click select. What if the destination you came from is not in the choices? Do i need to choose the point or place of the origin? As I am travelling from another country before going to Dubai and with connecting flight.

  • Sanaa Ibrahim

    Hello,
    In the requirement section, it mentions that the person should have a sponsor in UAE to cover for their stay. Can anyone help me explaining what that means? Thanks

  • Mark

    I apply today and completed the process.. when the payment window is pop out it tells that application decline, I check the status and it show the my details but in the status tell that it is not posted.

    Can you help me about this?

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Re-apply again, the old one will be deleted in few days.

      • Mr. Someone else

        Dear Mohammed, I noticed from all the comments that you are the expert in this matter, I was hoping to get some feedback on the comment I posted few days ago.
        I am copying it here for your kind review and feedback.

        Dear Experts,
        I would like to share with you my experience with the new online system and would really appreciate your feedback and advise on this.

        I am a Syrian national, resident in Oman with a manager position, due to my job requirements I need to travel to UAE almost weekly, which I am doing currently on visa on arrival without any problems.

        Since the visa on arrival will no longer be available starting October as you know, I wanted to try the online system before hand and make sure there are no issues with it.

        I have already made four different applications, three rejected, and the fourth is under processing that I have submitted today.

        All the details the I include in the online application are similar to the one I use for on arrival visa. They send me the e-mail of rejection without mentioning the reasons, with a note to call the some phone numbers.
        The issue is I have been trying to call those numbers for over a month already, and I never got an answer, therefore my inquiry on what went wrong in the application was not successful.
        I suspected few things that I have changed in the subsequent application, and they were rejected also.

        Passport valid for 6 years, Resident Cards valid for 2 years, and has been
        issued over 2 years ago, the position is Manager….etc
        I also attach clear passport photo with white background, first page and validity page of passport, ID photocopy..etc.

        I don’t know what else to do, and I don’t seem to be able to get in contact with anyone there.

        Does anyone have any comments on this, advise?
        Did anyone ever succeeded in getting them on the phone?
        Is the repetitive money I keep paying for visa fees refundable? it is adding up now.
        Do you think this is related to my nationality? Syrian, but I get visa on arrival.

        This is very critical for me, because as of October if I loose my ability to travel around the region, I might unfortunately loose my job, and travelling weekly is required in my job for meetings and business.

        Many thanks and kindest regards

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          I actually read your comment earlier. I think your nationality is the significant reason for your online visa rejection. In the earlier comments in this website, I also came to know that Yemeni nationals are also not granted online visas. Try to obtain the visa on arrival (till they grant) and try to discuss your issues with higher officials.
          As far as I know visa fees are not refundable.

          • Mr. Someone else

            Thank you very much Dear Mohammed,
            I know that Yemenis and Syrians and some other nationalities weren’t even allowed to get visa on arrival in Abu Dhabi, but I always get it from Dubai airport.

            I am flying to Dubai next Saturday, I will try to discuss it with some officials after I get my visa on arrival, although I am not very optimistic on their responsiveness or helpfulness.

            All we can say is Alhamdollilah for everything, and hope for the best.

            I really appreciate your response and help.

            Kind regards

    • rhona

      Mark did you tried again? Because it was the same thing happened to me… I am nervous not to get a visa me and my family are going to 18th…

      • Mark

        I used SABB Credit Card because my application was not posted using SAMBA MasterCard.

        • rhona

          I got my visa but my problem now is my daughter was rejected.

  • Sabith

    What about the date of arrival? we can only apply for a visa after we decide on which date exactly to go? if yes, what happens if we arrive in UAE before or after the arrival date mentioned?

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      You will have 30 days to enter UAE from the visa issue date. After you enter UAE you can stay for 30 days.

      • Sabith

        Hi,
        There is a field in the visa application form for Date of Arrival. What should I fill in it?

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          Fill your date of arrival to UAE.

          • Sabith

            That was my initial question. What if I haven’t fixed the date of travel? Say i give 24-Sep and will it be a prob if i arrive +/- say 3 days

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            For example you set the date of arrival as 24th September and applied for visa today. If your visa gets issued today (6th September), you can enter UAE between 6th September to 6th October (30 days). If for example, if you enter UAE on 24th September, you will have a maximum 30 days to stay in UAE till 24th October.

          • Sabith

            Thanks a lot Mr. Rafiuddin. Much appreciated.

  • MUHAMMAD USMAN

    Sir befor yesterday apply visit visa on line same direction as u given at site and i payed 230+7 dirham by credit card and today i check status enquiary i receive visa status is reject ,and i dont receive any e mail from gdfap .and not refund my fee .pls help me .
    sir pls help me as soon as possibel

  • MUHAMMAD USMAN

    BROTHERS MY VISA IS REJECTED PLS TELL ME HOW REFUND FEE 237+7 DIRHAMS

    • S malik

      Brother as far as i know… That fees is Non Refundable!

  • Farooque

    I did apply for Visa on 4th Septmember which got rejected on 5th September. When inquired online through their site the reply was ” ‘UNABLE TO PROCESS YOUR REQUEST WITH GIVEN DETAILS ‘
    I have given all the details. What could be the reason?

  • Fahad Imran

    i applied for the visa yesterday and today I got a message at 6PM today that documents required for further processing. when I went to the “Document Reupload” link. I could see * in red color against my personal photo and Resident permit document. However, I re uploaded the documents and status changed to Application in process. But after few seconds, the status again changed to “Document required for further processing”. I re-uploaded the documents again and again the status changed to application in process but after few minutes status was changed again to Documents required for further processing. I am not sure if this is a bug in the system or what. can anyone help ?

    • S malik

      Check the size of your attachment(must be 100KB or less).
      Check if the resolution of your photo(should have white background) or resident permit is not blurry or not dark…all fields should be clear to read.

      • Fahad Imran

        All docs below 100KB, pic and resident permit very clear. Almost 3 days the status of application remains same “Documents required for further processing”

  • Mae Managuelod Al Sharafi

    WHAT IF I HAVE DUAL CITIZENSHIP IN MY IQAMA IS WRITTEN YEMEN BUT I HAVE BOTH YEMEN AND PHILIPPINES PASSPORT I KNOW THAT THE YEMENIES ARE NOT ALLOWED TO ENTER THESE DAYS..

  • S malik

    Dear Members,

    I would like to share my experience of applying for UAE Online VIsa.
    I applied for Myself, my wife & my child + My Parents Visa last week. I followed exact Step by step procedures & guidance as given by @disqus_w3fQaIWVBR:disqus & @disqus_zAFZcPkp0g:disqus.(in below Comments)
    I received the visa in exactly 24 hours for each person (except for my self which ironically took 27 hrs).

    For your info: i also happend to apply the visa for 2 colleagues of mine. One of them(Egyptian Nationality) received His visa in Exactly *2 hours *. & other Colleague (pakistani) recieved it in Exactly 6 hours. The difference in approval sequence between my colleague & my Family application is probably
    because im travelling via road thru Abu Dhabi(Al goufait Border)…..And they were travelling to dubai from dubai Airport.

    I noticed on my Final Visa issued….it says “Issuing Authority”: Abu Dhabi
    Where as their issuing authority says “Dubai Airport”. My diagnosis is it takes considerably more time (& maybe glitches) when your issuing authoirty is Abu Dhabi Airport…I.e if your travelling via road.

    Now i wonder if one can apply for Dubai Airport & Can enter from Abu Dhabi (goufait border)????? Would it be allowed? Just Curious!

    the above Personal Experience sharing is for the benefit of all members.
    >Follow the mentioned steps/Guidance>>>Dont make mistakes>>>Remain Patient & You shall get your visas. (better apply yourself than wasting extra money thru Agents)

    • Irfan

      did u waited for your visa before applying for your wife and family?

      • S malik

        yes i waited & after receiving my approved visa.. i attached it with my wife & family Visa…as i had plenty of time before my travel.

    • Waqas

      Hello S Malik,

      Which profession was used for son/daughter and wife using Dubai Emirate as there is no “CHILD” and “HOUSEWIFE” profession if you are selecting Dubai Emirate.

      In Dubai Emirate, for wife there is only “HOUSE WIFE” (Note the space before WIFE)
      In Dubai Emirate, for son/daughter there is no CHILD? What profession to select?

      In Abu Dhabi Emirate, for wife there is “HOUSE WIFE” and “HOUSEWIFE”. Which one to choose?
      In Abu Dhabi Emirate, for son/daughter, I believe “CHILD” should be selected.

      Secondly, is it allowed to get e visa using Abu Dhabi Emirate, and go to Dubai directly by air?

      Thanks.

      • S malik

        Dear Waqas,
        Pls find my answers below:

        —Use the one thats given “HOUSE WIFE” with Space.
        —1st select Student & then go to “Martial Status-Section” in the drop down menu you will see Child Option…Select that! ( So profession will be Student but in martial status it will be Student..this only appears under Dubai Emirate…Nobody knows why)

        —in Abu Dhabi Choose “HOUSEWIFE” without space
        –Yes “CHILD” should be selected

        Your last question…i also want to find the answer to that question…really curious…Common sense says it should be accepted because a person can have a plan to go by road & he may have an emergency or bad health & chooses to take air route thus, enterting thru Airport…why should it be a problem ,when one has an approved visa.Regardless of where he enters from.

        The above is based on my experience..hope that helps.

        • Waqas

          Thanks for your reply. Now my kids are infants and not students. For Dubai Emirate, will the same “STUDENT” profession work for them? What about “NONE” profession?

          • S malik

            As i told you, this is per my own experience & im no Agent nor an expert on this.

            For my family & colleagues travelling to Dubai…i used the same procedure of Student & Child…it worked & all 3 infants visas got approved. i have no clue about using profession “None”.

            honestly, it upto you to try or seek any expert assistance.
            personally, if i was you i would first apply for myself>>>get my visa approved>> then apply for one Child(as student & martial status Child) & attach my copy with it>>> it that gets approved i will apply for other child.

            Just to safe your self hassle & money! In the end iits your call!

          • Waqas

            Thanks a lot Malik. Just wanted to confirm STUDENT thing for infants.

  • Mark

    I am done with my application… but accidentally had mistake about my residence issue of my iqama.. I accidentally enter July 19 instead of July 9… but the date of expiry that I enter is the correct expiration date of my iqama that was 09-07-2016…

    Should I re-apply again or I will just wait for my visa to realease or reject?…

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Wait for your visa issuance or rejection.

      • Mark

        Thanks.. 🙂

  • Fahad Saeed

    its been more than 1 week i applied for abu dubai visa . Still I didn’t received anything yet. When i check the status on the website it shows Application in Process. . Even i tired many time to call the help line. But They don’t give any response. I check the bank they already detect amount for my account . this kinda case what i can do now ..?

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      You may receive visa in coming few days or one day before your travel date or on the travel date. I once got the visa in early hours of travel date, though I applied one week before my travel date.

      • Fahad Saeed

        Thank you for reply . But what about my family ? I need to apply for them also? Should I apply for them or should I wait mine first to get approved?

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          If your visa is still under process, apply for your family before 10 days of your travel date. In that case attach your application for your family which you receive in mail when applying for yourself.

          • Fahad Saeed

            Sir, I checked my status online today . It Says No Data Found What that suppose to mean ? what can i do now ?

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            I think your visa may be rejected, you didn’t receive rejection mail yet? I am sorry I don’t have much idea regarding your issue.

      • Elaine

        HOW ABOUT REGARDING MY STATUS IT SHOWS DOCUMENTS FOR FURTHER PROCESSING HOW LONG I’M GONNA WAIT FOR MY VISA? I APPLIED LAST SEPT.7, 2015.. I RE-UPLOAD ALL MY DOCUMENTS BUT STILL NO EMAIL REGARDING MY VISA. I ALREADY BOOKED MY HOTEL AND AIR FARE.. HOPING FOR YOUR REPL.Y

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          If your visa is not approved before your travel date, acquire visa on arrival.

          • Elaine

            BUT I CALLED AMER SERVICES, ACCORDING TO THEM I CANNOT GET VISA ON ARRIVAL AS LONG AS I HAVE ON PROCESS VISA ONLINE. ANY IDEA WHERE I CAN CANCEL MY ONLINE APPLICATION?

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            But I saw they were issuing arrival visas (2 months ago), even if there current applications is in process at Ghuwaifat border.

  • rhona

    Hi I am trying to apply for the e-visa since Thursday, all are ok in the forms except the payment I already used a visa and master cards but it’s not accepting. I did called my bank to ask but they said that it is already open for any purchasing. My family will fly this 18th and don’t know what to do. Please advice and may I know what bank did you use for the payment I used Samba Jarir Visa and Riyadh master card 🙁

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      SABB Visa

    • Mark

      Use SABB card…. I also did the same, i used my SAMBA MasterCard and also my Credit Card from Philippines but it doesnt work. When I tried to use SABB Credit Card that I barrowed form my friend. Finally it works but still my application is still in process since i applied yesterday.

  • Rabih Shaya

    hello.

    I applied online 2 days ago for me, my wife and my kids. I received the approval/visa for me and the kids and my wife was rejected. It weird that they gave my baby (1 year’s old) the visa without his mom. it was mentioned in the email “for more info call…” I am trying to contact the online service team since morning and no body is replying. what should i do now? how can i get in contact with them? Please advise and thank you in advance

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      You have no other choice but to reapply, this time for your wife applicant please upload your iqama and the approved evisa of yourself along with her documents. I hope she has passport validity of more than 6 months.

      • Rabih Shaya

        Thank you dear Mohammed.
        Yes she has passport validity for 4 years.
        I will do apply again now. Hopefully it would work this time. Are they going to charge me/deduct from my credit card for the first time?!

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          Your wife’s rejected application is already charged and non refundable.

          • Rabih Shaya

            Hello Again dear Mohammed.
            I have re-applied again you per your advise on the 8th (2 days ago). till this moment i didn’t receive the feedback. when i check online i see that the application is still in process. the first time i applied, the feedback was sent to me in less than 24 hours. what is usually the time required to get accepted or rejected? is there any number that i can call to check and expedite the process. The reason i am in a hurry is because i already have commitment to hotel in dubai; so if my wife won’t take the visa, i have to cancel; otherwise i would be penalised. I don’t want to loose more money. I already lost the cost of visas for me and my kids 1500 around dirham, since we won’t go there without the mom especially that my youngest is 1 year old…

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Your wife’s visa will be issued before your date of travel or on the date of travel (early hours).

          • Rabih Shaya

            Hi dear Mohammed,

            I want to update you and thank you at the same time:
            1. update you that i have received a while ago my wife’s visa
            2. and thank you for your help on this matter. This couldn’t have happened without your advice and guidence to re-apply and attach the necessary documents.

            Again thanks a million and best regards.

          • syedhussaini

            Salaam Rabih, How were you able to apply for your wife’s visa after it got rejected? how many days did you wait? because for me, it is still showing some error and I had applied on 6th and it rejected on same day. I am waiting since that day to reapply but system doesn’t accept as it says that application is pending for some payment but in status enquiry it says application rejected.

          • Rabih Shaya

            Hi Sayed, Actually i re-applied the second day after it was rejected. However i attached, in addition of the required documents, a copy of my issued e-visa and iqama. Then I received the approval after 48 hours.

          • syedhussaini

            Thanks for the reply. I cannot reapply as it shows that the passport number with nationality has pending payment. Try after 1 hour. I am trying every hour after that day but still same error. I contacted AMER but no response. Called Dubai Immigration, no response.

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Great news you got the visa at last, alhamdullilah !!!

  • Fahad Imran

    I applied the visa on 5th September with successful payment but after one day I got an email to re-upload documents as per “Remarks” The remarks say “Application in Headquater”. However, I re-uploaded the documents that were with red *. But it kept me asking to reupload the document, everytime I upload the document status change to “Application in process” but after couple of hours it change back to “further documents required for processing”. any one of you can help ??

  • Sadaf Rafi

    a few seconds ago
    Hi can anyone answer what m I supposed to write under profession for my husband under my iqama/sponsorship, im travelling through riyadh on 13 Sept and im a doctor by profession. Thanks

  • S malik

    Dear members,
    i applied for my sisters Visa & after 24 hrs the status is ” Re upload Attachments”
    Upon inquiring on the website it gives the below message:
    Arabic: يرجي ارفاق تأشيرة الكفيل الصادرة من دولة الامارات بعد الموافقة عليه
    Translated version:Please attach a sponsor’s visa issued by the United Arab Emirates after approval.
    Now the situation is, my sister is not travelling with his husband & shall be travelling with us only. how do i satisfy this requirement of theirs? as clearly his husband cannot travel.
    Any advice would be appreciated!

  • MS

    i applied for the visa on 6th AUG and Showing required for further processing. when I went to the “Document Reupload” link. I could see * in red color against my personal photo and Resident permit document. However, I re uploaded the documents and status changed to Application in process. But after few minutes, the status again changed to “Document required for further processing”. I re-uploaded the documents again and again the status changed to application in process but after few minutes status was changed again to Documents required for further processing and even till now after 3 days, status remains same “Documents required for further processing”. When I called Amer service they said that the your application is under process. I understand it’s in process but not sure about the status visible to me through DRND portal. Thanks

    • S malik

      Dear What does the Remarks section say?

      Like when you go to Document upload section>>>Search your application>>>open the application>>>there is a remark that says which document is required by them…act accordingly!

  • Taha Muhammad

    Hi,

    Anybody knows which port of arrival should be used while applying for an online visa if I’m going to Dubai from Riyadh by car?

    Thank you very much!

    Regards,
    Taha

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Select Abu Dhabi as the Emirate and Ghuwaifat as the port of entry.

  • Mohammad Annas Khan

    Hi i applied for UAE visa online on 6th sep 2015 since than its showing under process on 8th & 9th sept i call dubai immigration @ 00971-8005111 , yesterday they told me from 1st october on arrival visa will not be issues you need to apply online and you can get on arrival visa before that. Today when i call them they said the same but on arrival visa is only for high profession as my profession is computer programmer.They said you have another way apply online i told them i did apply online and visa application is still under process its the 3rd day and visa is still under process. Immigration staff said you can’t get on arrival visa if your visa is underprocess online you need to cancel and than you can get on arrival visa. I have flight on 12th Sep from saudiairline can any one guide and help me pls…..

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      I have seen at Ghuwaifat border 2 months ago, that they are issuing arrival visas even if you are online application is under process.

      • Mohammad Annas Khan

        i will travel by air

      • S malik

        but do you have to pay again? or is the online application payment sufficient?

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          Yes you have to pay again for visa on arrival.

    • Sadaf Rafi

      Thanks for sharing a good piece of information. I will travel by road from Riyadh on 13 September, my applic still in process, now i regret y did i apply online if it is still valid the onarrival. The money they r getting in the name of visa fees for those whose applications still in process or rejected is Haram i must say.
      I dont know the Physician/ doctor is included in that profession list.

    • Elaine

      DID YOU GET VISA UPON ARRIVAL AFTER YOU SEND EMAIL TO AMER?

  • Sadaf Rafi

    http://www.ednrd.ae/GCCIND/
    The website is giving error. Cannot be opened. Please tell if anyone else is facing similar problem??

    • Irfan

      it is not opening for me either.

      • S malik

        same here!
        some sort of error or an upgrade i think

  • Mohamad

    Hi Everyone,
    I applied for visa on http://www.ednrd.ae but it got rejected and they didn’t specify any reason although I always go to dubai with my wife and get visa upon entry. I called all of the numbers provided by amer but nobody is picking up. Any clue on what to do? Can I edit the submitted file? Could I have filled something incorrectly. My profession is agriculture engieer but on ednrd this profession was not listed..

    Thanks

  • Mark

    My application was approved this morning after 2 days of waiting. So here is my experience.

    I fill up the online application 2x because I used my SAMBA MasterCard and the application was not posted so I apply again and barrow SABB Visa Card from my friend and th application was posted, after around 5 hours the application was in process and then I noticed that I had a mistake on my application instead of 9-07-2015 my issuance of my iqama.. I accidentaly put 19-07-2015… and also my date of expiration of passport instead of 2019 I accidentally put 2016 so I assume my application will be rejected.

    I uploaded passport size photo, my iqama, page one of my passport and also my visa here in KSA.

    I almost lose hope because of the details that is accidentally a mistake from my application in 2 days of waiting I received my approved visa.

    I wi travel on 21 of this month visa SAPTCO bus.

    Thank’s for this blog and for those who help my thru the process of my application.

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Mark! You are finally travelling to UAE.

      Happy Journey !!!

  • Taher Talib

    @disqus_w3fQaIWVBR:disqus
    Brother did u drive down to Dubai when u went? Had a few questions:

    1. If u have an On-Arrival Visa, u don’t need to get out of the car and go inside at UAE border right? Can we directly go to the ‘GCC Nationals’ counter?
    2. When u buy Salik tag , can you register using your Saudi number ? or u need to buy a local sim to track the amount in the card?
    3. Whats the Speed limit from the Border till Abu Dhabi ? i checked online and there are 2 speeds.. one is 120 kmp/h and second one in 140 kmph… its like u will be captured by camera only if u cross 140 kmph..
    so even if i drive upto 135 kmph should be fine right?

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      For both arrival visa or the online evisa, you have to get out of your car, go to the passport building, get in the line of Iris scan, they will stamp your evisa letter and again stand in another line for redeeming your visa. After that drive through the vehicle scanner, insurance and finish. GCC national counters are only for GCC nationals.

      This is my personal experience with salik tag which I would like to share to everyone. I have never registered for Salik or wasted my money on that crap. Your car has saudi plate number, you will never be charged for any fines when passing under toll gates without a Salik. Never ask the local people, as they will scare you with fines of 500 Dirhams for passing under toll gate without Salik, which strictly applies to the local vehicle plate numbers. I am also travelling during eid holidays, this would be my 6th attempt without Salik tag to Dubai. It is upto you if you want to waste your money.

      According to the written speed limit is 120. I saw vehicles driving above 120, but I am not sure about the maximum limit. Till the UAE border from Saudi you could drive at any speed, but after crossing the border, road becomes narrow to two lanes with construction work going on along the road for about 400 kms to Abu Dhabi, where I recommend you to travel less than 120 Km/h.

      • Taher Talib

        Thanks 🙂

      • Nadeem Khan

        plz tell me is it confirm on arrival visa on boarder is still on. as I heard till 1st ctober it’s valid

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          I can’t confirm whether they are issuing arrival visas till 1st October.

      • Nadeem Khan
      • S malik

        Mohammed is this just a scare tactics? or are they serious… if they are your fines maybe on the way lol

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          It is just fake comment from them to force foreign vehicles to get Salik tag, I actually read that article earlier.

  • Imran Yaseen

    Hi, If i get visa from Dubai (my brother can arrange for me) then can i go via road? I’m living in Riyadh.

  • Sadaf Rafi

    Alhamdulillah I got my visa today, it took 3 working days. We will travel by 13 Sept, my family’s visa still I havent yet applied, we managed to talk to the immigration offc of dubai airport, they told family’s visa can be stamped on arrival. Original iqama is must. We r going by road from Riyadh. Profession physician.

    Amer service tollfree number
    00971 8005111
    Immigration dubai airport:
    00971 4 707 5300
    Immigration at saudi-uae border:
    00 971 2 872 3288

    • S malik

      are you able to open the Website now?
      its weird its not opening on my laptop nor my friends laptop But its opening on my office desktop>

      • Sadaf Rafi

        Yea it started working again after an hour or so.

  • Mohd. Ahmed

    my query is showing “application approved” but no visa has been sent yet though I had applied 7 days back. What should I do?

  • Zeeshan

    Assalam Alikum everyone, I had applied for me and my wife’s visa 4 days ago, i received emails for both of us saying we needed to re-upload documents, and I did that as well. My wife’s visa got rejected the same day and mine was under process until today morning when i received an email with my visa in it. Now when I’m trying to re-apply the visa for my wife using the tips from this discussion it keeps telling me that an application is still pending in the system with the same passport number and nationality due to incomplete payment ( even though i had already payed everything the first time i applied). We are due to arrive at Dubai airport at the end of this month after a week’s holiday in India. I tried calling Amer , Immigration and every single contact number i could find, I did not receive any useful response. Does anyone have any idea what to do to re-apply ? All help will be appreciated. Jazakallah Khair.

    • Abhishek Sharma

      Dear, I am experiencing same issues, were you able to cancel your earlier application to file a new one?

      • Zeeshan

        Not yet bro , Any update with yours ? mine still says application pending in system due to incomplete payment , its been a week already and I’ve only got 3 more days to finalize since my travel agent closes for Eid this weekend, and I may need to change my airline booking if we don’t get a visa by then. I’m gonna go to the embassy tomorrow morning to see if they can help me out. Calling Immigration Dubai is a waste of time, no one answers ! This is so depressing. Let me know if you’ve got an update.

        • Abhishek Sharma

          Thanks, yes, I agree.. I have been trying to call immigration numbers and amer but no luck. Are you visiting UAE embassy in Riyadh? If yes, would be great if you ask whether online arrival visa is open and eligibility. I will update as soon as I hear some positive news in my case. Thkx

  • Boris

    Is there anybody in this board went to uae through dubai airport using evisa? Did they asked for your iqama at the immigration counter? Your response will be appreciated. Need to be sure as I stated a wrong profession in the visa application page but my visa got approved anyway.

  • Omran

    Salam Guys,

    Here is a piece of information which might save your non refundable visa fee in case of rejection.
    I got my evisa rejected within 10 hours of application. i was curious to know why my visa is rejected so I tried to call the given number but all in vain.
    Finally i managed to send my friend to GDRFA in dubai. The most common issue with applications rejected is due to father’s name not mentioned in our applications.
    To clarify if your first name is XXX and last name is YYY (which is not your fathers’s first name in many cases;can be family name like siddiqui etc) then make sure your put first name XXX middle name YYY and your fathers complete name as in passport say ZZZ then last name should be ZZZ.

    If your passport name contain your father’s first name then use it in middle or last name field.

    This will save you from rejection in most cases if there is no other issue. Hope its clear if need any clarification reply to this post i will be available to help.

    • S malik

      frankly, i thought of that too.
      but then i applied for 9 family members and i didnt put father names..just family names ..which btw is also contradictory to iqama name (since iqama has full XX,YY & ZZ names),
      Allhamdulliah i got all 9 applications approved.
      Just my experience!

      • Omran

        Can you share what’s your complete name on passport? And what’s your father’s name?

        • S malik

          eg: My name on passport:
          First name: Shehzad
          Last name: Malik

          Father name: Riaz Mohsin Malik

          Iqama Name:Shehzad Riaz mohsin Malik

          I applied with only ”Shehzad Malik” & same principal for family…i got all approved….just my experience

    • Boris

      Hi there. Have you went to dubai already using evisa? Did dubai immigration asked for your iqama?

      • Omran

        Hi,

        I haven’t travel yet but they definitely ask for Iqama. It’s the rule since on arrival system was in place evisa is just a electronic way all other rules apply.

  • Irfan

    Hi guys.

    I have applied for visa for my self and family. All have been issued except for my wife whose status is still showing application in process. I have to go today by road. Should I wait for visa before departing or take a chance and go to border without wife visa. It’s been 3 days since wife’s application.

    • Irfan

      Hi can somebody respond to my query. Would appreciate.

      • Mohammed Rafiuddin

        Get visa on arrival for your wife, if you want to travel immediately (if they grant) or wait for your wife’s approval.

  • Karen

    Hi, my husband filled in the application for him, my son and I.. But he had accidentally entered the wrong email address. We received the message saying visa approved. But now we have to upload his visa to get mine and my son’s. But we don’t k ow how to print the visa since we entered a wrong email address, so we didn’t receive it. Pls help me. We r planning to travel on the 18th.

  • Mohamed

    hope you can help me out. Ill be traveling on the 22nd. I applied for my visa a few days back and the status is now approved. however, Im just wondering whether they will let me in because i am currently a student and my sponsor is my father who wont be traveling with me to Dubai. Is that an issue or will they let me in the country with no trouble? is it a legit visa or do I need my sponsor with me to let me in?
    Thanks

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      You can enter UAE

  • Khalid

    Hi to all ,

    I will be travelling on eid holidays 19th september inshaa Allah to dubai from riyadh .

    I have read the comments below . I will go for on arrival visa .

    So it is confirmed that i will get the visa on arrival ?
    As salik tags are concerned , it is confirmed that we do not need to purchase the salik tags ?

    ANY ONE DOING THE SAME

    Regards
    khalid

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      I actually applied for evisas and all got approved for my family without any issues. There is no proof that they are granting arrival visas or not, but according to the old news deadline is 1st October. About the salik tag, this is my 6th attempt without salik, therefore not necessary.

      • Nadeem Khan

        Dear Rafi,
        did u get evisa and how many days. which date you chosse for arrival in UAE. i applied 7sep-2015 still not get approval

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          I applied for visa on 28th August 2015 and arrival date as 17 September 2015. My all visas got issued the next day, alhamdullilah !!!

  • Khalid

    Another question here. What type of car insurance is needed to get your details cleared at the border ? i have an older mercedes 19xx model with third party insurance .

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      You have to get third party insurance at the UAE border and it is compulsary for everyone travelling to UAE.

      • Khalid

        So it means that even if i have a third party insurance from saudia .. I am allowed to enter after purchasing the third party insurance at the UAE border ?
        comprehensive inssurance is not necessary for a saudi number plate car ?

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          Yes, after purchasing third party insurance at the UAE border, you are allowed to enter.
          Comprehensive insurance is not necessary for Saudi vehicles to enter UAE.

          • Khalid

            Many thanks for your help in this brother. I see the dead line is 1st of october . Will finally take a risk for on arrival visa ..

  • Nadeem Khan

    Dear Rafi
    any problem them website because i cannot open please help how to i cheked visa statue

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      It is temporarily closed.

      • Nadeem Khan

        then how i can get Visa status infromation did you get your visa or still same under process

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          You have to wait for the website to be online.

          • Nadeem Khan

            good if u get evisa why my is still in process my arrival date is 21 sep

  • Jihad Karadawi

    I am travelling to Dubai next week and after reading all these issues here about the online visa I emailed Amer, they replied that Yes I can still get a visa on arrival at the airport and the online visa is OPTIONAL. So I shall take my chance and get the visa from DXB airport. Just wanted to share this info.

  • Wasim

    I HAVE RECIEVED A MESSAGE THA I NEED TO BE REUPLOAD MY DOCUMENTS I.E PICTURE, PASSPORT & SAUDI IQAMA, BUT THERE IS NO OPTION SHOWING FOR UPLOADING IT EVEN I HAVE REFERENCE NUMBER OF MY APPLICATION, JUST A MESSAGE IS COMING ” NO DATA FOUND ” BUT NO OPTION TO UPLOAD THE FILE?
    PLEASE HELP

  • rasheed moidu

    Hai Mohammed, is visa upon arrival still open via, road/air? if it is there ,when is the last date?How about Saudi authorities to they let go without visa?

  • Abhishek Sharma

    Dear all, can someone please suggest how to remove the earlier “Rejected” application from the system? I applied using this online portal last month and it got rejected. I am trying to reapply but it says that earlier application is present in the system.. Appreciate urgent advise or info.. thanks in advance..

    • Attiq ur Rehman

      Solution is on arrival visa only.

      • Abhishek Sharma

        Thank you

  • Riyad Charkas

    hello
    but they still give gcc resindent Visa on the Dubai airport right ? plz advise

  • Abhishek Sharma

    Dear, I was searching on Internet and came across this condition for applying online visa for dubai”
    Residency requirements are that the traveler must have been resident in the GCC country for at least 1 year, and the residence permit is valid for a minimum of 3 months from arrival date in the UAE.”

    Source and link is http://www.dubaifaqs.com/visa-arrival-dubai-free-nationalities.php
    Thank you.

    • Mark

      Thank link was confusing and gives worries, because I am 4 months here in KSA and I have approved visit visa in UAE travelling this coming Eid.

  • Youssef

    Dears
    Greetings

    Please I need your urgent advise, I m traveling to Dubai in two weeks for few days.
    I submitted the request online but it was rejected.
    I don’t know the reason and they are not answering their phone calls.
    I already booked the ticket and hotel.what should I do, risk it and try to get the visa from the airport ?

    I had visa to Dubai many times in the past without any issues and my profession is entitled to enter.

    • Attiq ur Rehman

      Online application is additional facility. it is not replaced by on arrival visa. You can get on arrival visa. there is no issue.

      http://www.khaleejtimes.com/nation/government/uae-offers-online-visa-facility-to-gcc-residents

      • Abhishek Sharma

        Dear, Is it mandatory that you have been resident in the GCC country for at least 1 year, and the residence permit is valid for a minimum of 3 months to be eligible for on arrival visa? I am in KSA, valid Iqama, profession computer programmer, but I am in KSA from last 4 months, will I get dubai visa on arrival. thank you. I read somewhere, hence confirming.

        • Mark

          I dont think so. I am only 4 months when I apply visit visa in UAE and planning to travel via road using SAPTCO Bus. My profession was Quantity Surveyor and I got my approved e-visa 2 days after i apply online.

    • Youssef

      Thank you for your reply, but I m just worried because many people are saying that once you have been rejected online maybe they will not allow u to enter in the airport.

      Do you know any one who has been rejected online and got the visa from the airport successfully ?

      • Abhishek Sharma

        Dear, Youssef, exactly, my worry is the same, my visa got rejected online, no reasons, tried calling multiple times but no response from reps. I am a computer programmer, IQAMA and passport has validity.. Not sure, why they rejected. Other issue is that when I am trying to re-apply with help of my relatives in UAE as sponsors, it is saying that application exists in the system.. I am confused, on whom to contact and get it resolved and cleared. Last effort, is on arrival but it looks risky to me. So, want to be sure..

    • Youssef

      Dear Mohammed

      Kindly I need your advise on the below, because you are the expert

  • Khalid

    Hi all ,

    What should we select in the journey details … EMIRATES ? and PORT OF ARRIVAL ? As i am travelling to dubai by road and will arrive at batha border.

    Thanks

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Abu Dhabi as the emirate and Ghuwaifat as the border post.

      For the main applicant (sponsor), upload all documents in jpg format, colour and less than 100 kb. According to the Indian Passport last page consists of father name, mother name and spouse of the passport holder. If you don’t have that page, upload any page of the passport which shows stamps.

      Professions “Housewife and Child” appears for Abu Dhabi emirate.

      First apply for yourself and wait till the visa is approved and sent to your inbox.

      Please note, wife and every children should be filled in separate applications. Please do not add dependents (son/daughter) while filling your own form. Visa cost will be same as your application.

      Please follow the following procedure for applying your sons/daughter:

      1. Fill all the details of your son in the first page

      2. “CHILD” is the profession you have to select. I know this will not appear in the list at once. First fill the Emirate and Border post. Go to profession, type in CAPITAL letter “CHI” then browse the list for few seconds, then backspace “CHI” and type “CHILD”, check the list to down, there you will find it.

      NOTE: “CHILD” profession appears for all emirates, except Dubai emirate, I don’t know why?

      3. Most important point. Upload your single son photo, son iqama copy, son iqama copy, passport 1st page of your son and in passport 2nd page upload last passport page of your son.

      For passport 3rd page upload your (sponsor/father) iqama copy, for passport 4th page upload the application form of yours (sponsor/father) which you have received in mail when applying for yourself OR your approved evisa which you receive via email (although this step is optional).

      Same applies to your wife, except profession should be “HOUSEWIFE”.

      4. Finally complete the procedure and keep an eye on status. You will get the visa when your status is in “application in process”. Same happened to me!

      • Khalid

        Many thanks for valuable info . I will update soon

  • shajira pendatun-peralta

    Good morning!
    What if i mistakenly put a different name to my sponsor? I thought the sponsor is the one invited me to dubai? My visa is still in process? I am suppose to travel on friday, how long do i have to wait? Or can i Re apply again? Thank you very much!

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      You have to wait for your visa issuance or rejection.

      • shajira pendatun-peralta

        Ok.. Thank you very much..
        Then, i can re apply? 😞

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          I am not sure, yes I think you can.

          • shajira pendatun-peralta

            If it wont be issued before my travel date, is there a chance i could acquire visa on arrival? *fingers crossed

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Arrival visa is said to be available till 1st October, according to the old news, but can’t confirm.

          • shajira pendatun-peralta

            I got my visa today! 😊 thank you for your assistance.. This blog/article helped a lot..

      • shajira pendatun-peralta

        Then i can re apply?
        Thank you for your reply.

  • Majid Pervaiz

    I got below for my daughter application who is minor…can someone tell me what is this for???

    يرجي تقديم الطلب في قائمة مقيمين مجلس التعاون وليس للمرافقين

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Have you applied visa as GCC Residents Entry Permit or GCC Accompanied Entry Permit?
      You must have applied through GCC Residents Entry Permit.

      • Majid Pervaiz

        I applied using GCC citizen accompanied… Do I need to apply again through GCC residents option??

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          You may not be a GCC citizen, so you have to reapply through GCC residents option.

        • Mohammad Rehan

          Hi majid what happend when u appliyed thur gcc citizen accompines did u go as gcc accompines or new visa ?

      • Majid Pervaiz

        Dear there is no option to select child in profession.. A friend of mine applied through GCC citizen accompanied and he got visa last eid.. Or can u please tell me which profession shall I select for my daughter (minor) in GCC citizen… Appreciate your response

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          In GCC Resident Entry Visa, CHILD profession does not appear for Dubai emirate. For Dubai emirate, in marital status select CHILD and profession as STUDENT.

          • Majid Pervaiz

            Thank you very much Rafi for your excellent support. I have applied again as GCC resident for my daughter on 14/09 but yet waiting for feedback/approval. Hopefully this will get through.. By the way, in case there is a delay do we have a way to call / email them or something??

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            You can contact them through phone or emails, but they will not respond.

          • Majid Pervaiz

            That means cannot contact them 🙂

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            You can contact them, if they pick up your call, it will be your luck !

          • Andy

            They do not pick up calls

          • Majid Pervaiz

            I have my visa and my wife visa but yet waiting for my daughter visa .. Applied on 14/09/15 … What do u guys suggest shall I go there and give the application that was submitted and tell them that I didn’t receive visa?? Are they still accepting on arrival?? Any recent experience??

    • Sanaa Ibrahim

      It means reapply as a Gcc resident Not as accompanied resident.

  • Khalid

    Hi all ,

    If you are travelling by road to dubai , You must have visa . Its confirmed from batha border

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Thank You for the info.

      Did you contact them?

      • Khalid

        yep i contact mr imran at batha border and talked to them . They said only drivers are given the visa .

        • Khalid

          Can any one call at 0097128082800 this is the number for Ghuwaifat border and ask about the on arrival visa facility ? . I can’t speak arabic .

      • خوان خوسيه زويلو زويلو

        hi mohammed
        i need your help i am going to dubai this sept 26-29 , unfortunately my visa application for dubai is rejected i think because of my profession in my saudi iqama “laborer” is there any other way how to get a visa in dubai? my exit re entry ,plane ticket , hotel reservation are all set , i already push money and hoping my application for dubai visa will be accepted
        thank you! im sorry for khalid to spam on this reply ive notice the time frame of reply i just need help immediately hoping for your kind understanding

        • Mohammed Ashraff

          Dear Friend,

          I read your message, there is option, I heard but not conform,
          please try which airlines you traveling to Dubai, Same airlines check with them,
          otherwise one of our friend few day before he past message FlyDubai Airways
          office also doing UAE visa Processes they Charging Sr. 390/ per Passport, or
          Some Visa Application Centres also doing visa Process. Try you very short time
          only,

          • خوان خوسيه زويلو زويلو

            thank you for your reply i will try that idea by the way my airline is flynas, i’m planning to go to the embassy together with my boss tomorrow and try my luck to apply as a business visit rather than tourist visit (sponsored visa) ..

            my friend a nurse in riyadh are already approved
            and my sister ,niece and brother in law are approved also
            i was the luckiest one who has been rejected through online application

            ednrd.ae

            is it possible if i go directly to the uae embassy?
            thank you for helping me!

          • خوان خوسيه زويلو زويلو

            thank you for reply,
            actually
            my sister ,brother in law ,my niece from oman are already approved
            my plan is to meet them this sept 26.
            my airline is FLYNAS
            is it possible if i will go to the uae embassy together with my boss and apply to business visit rather than tourist entry visa
            as i’ve read from other bloggers iqama profession will be disregarded if you will apply for sponsored visa
            do you have any idea about this? thank you for helping Mohammed

          • خوان خوسيه زويلو زويلو

            hello again my friend mohammed i find an agency in dubai that will process my visa , do you know how to cancel my ggc application (the rejected one) from this site http://www.ednrd.ae/

  • bharath

    Dear all,
    i have got approved UAE visit visa through online but i could not proceed to visit UAE due to official issues so i need to cancel the approved visa and want to get back the already paid approved visa amount.
    i request all of you share your solutions to this issue.

    • Mark

      you cannot cancel you application and also refund for the payment.

    • bharath

      thank you for the reply mark.

  • Mohammed Ashraff

    Hi Friends,

    Any have idea, one my friend apply e-visa in online few hours
    before, but he put wrong date of Birth, if any face same problem, let share.

    • خوان خوسيه زويلو زويلو

      Hello Again my friend, my boss will change my iqama from labourer to Architectural draftsman or computer programmer base from my documents, is it possible to arrive in dubai and process my visit visa there? since emaratech is not responding about the gcc application removal from their system
      awaits for your reply thank you in advance

  • Sobia Khurshid

    HI..I APPLIED ONLINE VISA FOR DUBAI 5 DAYS BEFORE BUT APPLICATION REJECTED..I M A DOCTOR N ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE OKAY…I JST WANT TO KNOW WETHER ON ARRIVAL VISA IS STILL THERE OR IT LL CLOSE AFTER 1ST OCT…AS I HYV TO TRAVEL ON 2ND OCT..2015…PLZZ I NEED HELP

  • missy

    so stressful!all the number to call for visa verification NO ONE IS ANSWERING!We applied on AUG.30 but till now no reply for our visa status.We uploaded again and again the necessary documents but still no response from them.Is there anyone who could tell us assure us it will be approve or disprove?Our travel is next week were so freaking worried about it really.

  • Usman

    Hi All, i have applied for myself, wife and daughter couple of days before. i received following message for my wife and daughter through email.

    مطلوب ارفاق صورة تاشيرة الكفيل صادرة من دولة الامارات بعد الموافقة عليها

    Can anyone help me what is this message and what do i need to do.

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      It is asking you to upload your approved (sponsor) evisa with their documents.

      • Usman

        Right, my visa is still not approved so guess should wait for that.
        Thanks Rafi.

      • Usman

        Thanks Rafi

      • Usman

        still did not get my visa, so decided to drive to Dubai tomorrow and shall seek visa on arrival, any further advice

  • Muhammad Hussain

    Assalaam o Alaikum: According to a press release by Director General of GDRFA Dubai, visa on arival will be stopped fro GCC residents from Oct 1, 2015. Is it true? Can we travel to Dubai without getting visa online?

  • rhona

    Yesterday got message from the visa center and said my daughter got rejected, me and my husband did not mentioned in the form that we have accompany daughter because I applied her independently since she’s holding her own passport. Please advise me, we are leaving this Friday and I’m afraid she might not come with us.

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      With your daughter’s application, did you upload her father’s (sponsor) approved evisa? Did you select Abu Dhabi or Dubai emirate? Did you select CHILD as the profession? I hope she has passport validity of 6 months.

      • rhona

        No 🙂 I did not know it, I just upload her documents. I applied for dubai, so I click on the profession none and in status as a child. Her passport will expire on 2019

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          You have to upload her father’s evisa, profession as a “STUDENT” will be better and status as you said will be CHILD. They will approve your daughter’s evisa.
          I got my dependents evisa, but applied as Abu Dhabi emirate.

          • rhona

            Hmmm..she only 11 months old you think better to change into abu dhabi instead of dubai?

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            If you are flying, better to select the right emirate. If you are travelling by road, you can select Abu Dhabi as the emirate, even if you are travelling to Dubai.
            If you want to change to Abu Dhabi, I don’t know if it can cause an issue at Dubai Airport, though the country is same (UAE).

          • Rhona Bacani Calizo

            Me and my husband select Dubai, well I will try to upload all the necessary documents (cross finger) and wait for the result.

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Please upload her father’s Iqama and evisa along with her documents.

          • Rhona Bacani Calizo

            yes I will do it, but still waiting for my friend’s credit card…thank Mohammed for the help you’re an expert 🙂

          • Nadeem Khan

            hi mohammed
            i applied for my visa 7of sep but still in applicant process any one can tell me how lond time they will approve i am worried because i plan to go coming 18. i call amr service they have checked they said in my passort there in no visa under process please help me

  • خوان خوسيه زويلو زويلو

    Hello Again my friend, my boss will change my iqama from labourer to Architectural draftsman or computer programmer base from my documents, is it possible to arrive in dubai and process my visit visa there? since emaratech is not responding about the gcc application removal from their system
    is this possible my arrival is sept 26
    awaits for your reply thank you in advance

    • خوان خوسيه زويلو زويلو

      in addition ,, i find an agency in dubai that will process my visa , do you know how to cancel my ggc application (the rejected one) from this site http://www.ednrd.ae/ fyi i can not register as a member in that site

  • faiz ahmed

    Dear Brother,

    I have applied for the abu dhabi visa online as iam
    travelling by road from Dammam for myself and my wife separately. My wife’s
    visa was issued within one day. But my visa status is showing as “Documents
    required for further processing” and remark is”The profession is not entitle to
    enter the state”. I have selected my profession as Quality Inspector . My
    Iqama is fahas Jawdah which means
    Quality controller or Quality Auditor. All the documents are uploaded like
    Iqama photo and passport. Now I don’t no what to do. What can I do to get my
    Visa? Please help

  • Khalid

    Hi dears

    I have a small question here . My profession is computer Electronic Engineer . But in the e form I cant find this profession . Should i fill up with COMPUTER ENGINEER ?

    Regards
    Khalid

  • Riyas

    My application has been rejected, do i have hold the ticket before applying online Visa ?, please advise.

    Riyas

    • nadim mina

      I never saw an option to enter flight details

      • Riyas

        My profession is “Marketing Specialist” in the Equama, eventhough its rejected, when i tried to reach their dubai office no one is answering. is there any other reason for reject as you may aware.

        • nadim mina

          The issue with the online service is the freedom to reject without specific reasons they could base it on your name, picture, general mood, etc 🙂

          • Riyas

            can they refund the money i Paid for Visa application ?

          • nadim mina

            No 🙂 more convenient reasons to go online

  • nadim mina

    Are the dubai and abu dhabi immigration services one or seperate??

  • Rama Samy

    I applied for my visa online on 10th September. I had added my 2 kids in accompanied details and made separate application for them 13th Sep. But today(15/09/2015) my visa status is changed to documents required for further processing. When I checked the reasons, it is mentioned in arabic that
    ‘It is required to provide the facilities in separate request’. I am not able to understand this and I just attached my 2 kids visa application in passport 3 and 4 page of me and submitted. Now status shows again application in process. I planned to travel on 22nd sep during Haj holidays. any suggestions to know the status of my visa?

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      If your status is application in process, you may receive visa very soon.

      • Andy

        Hi Rafi.. how soon is very soon. I need to leave this weekend and i believe tomorrow is the last day. It is still saying application under process !! i am drving so will i get a visa on arrival ! I applied for me and my family. I have a valid profession to travel and get visa on arrival. I wanted to make it easy for all of us so applied online. What happens to the money now ?

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          Your evisa fees are non-refundable. You have to again pay for arrival visas.

  • prasad

    Dear all and Mohammed Rafiuddin,

    thank you for guidance .I have successfully completed online visa for my son and spouse.
    I am travelling by road oon 22nd sept .here my query is …in Visa document it mentioned that..

    ENTRY PERMIT : 104/2015/49/XXXX
    DATE & PLACE OF ISSUE : Abu dhabi Airport & 29/08/2015

    Since place is mentioned as Airport ,can I travel by road.please confirm.
    while applying I have selected Al Ghuwaifat.

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      No problem, you could travel by road, I visited UAE 2 months back without any issue with Abu Dhabi airport written on my visa.

      • Andy

        Ghuwaifat is abu dhabi province

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          YES

  • Asma

    HI…With great difficulty we uploaded teh documents….and teh visa got rejected..without any explanation. We contacted so many but no response…can somebody advise if we can get teh refund of teh application

    • Huang Ying

      I’m already tired two times . They reject 2tines . So don’t try to apply again . If u have GCC residence card u still can get arrive visa . My friend just went already confirmed . And the fee is not refundable

      • Khalid

        hi huang , did your friend travelled by air or by road ?

        • Huang Ying

          By air . And this morning I called Dubai airport immigration department they told me still open for arrive visa till end of this month . But you must be high position in your GCC countries residence card. I kenw there is two ladies are Algerian . They apply only visa ,but they reject them . They went last week to Dubai , they Airport not give to them arrive visa . They came back in the same day . So the situation really bad . Everybody go there just try who’s luck . My friend will update with me this aftrernoon .he is going to Dubai by air too . If u going by air I will let you know ! Good luck

          • nadim mina

            What was the profession of the ladies??

          • Huang Ying

            They are working in Algeria embassy but not diplomatic maybe they are office worker I’m not sure . Do u have any idear about it ?

    • Omran

      There is no refund for application fee. See my comment above explaining visa being rejected due to father’s name not included in applicants name. If your passport have your husband name you need to add it to the last name field in your application.

  • Asma

    Also, would like to know…if teh visa is rejected when applied….can we get visa on arrival or transit visa for 3 days. We are indian nationality and have bahrain rp which is 4 montsh old…..any advise on this would be graet help

    • Omran

      You can get the visa on arrival before 1st October. A friend of mine travelled and got the visa on arrival just 3-4 days back.

  • toni

    what if my iqama only have a 2 months validity and I will travel from Riyadh to Dubai by land. can I get a visa?

    • Khalid

      your aqama should be more then 3 months valid .

  • Joel Dayan

    I got visa with issue date 15 Sep 2015 and valid until 13 Nov 2015. I will travel to Dubai on 20 Oct 2015 (same date in my online application). Is my visa still valid to enter Dubai on 20 Oct 2015 as the general rule #1 is confusing ?

  • Joel Dayan

    I got visa to UAE with issue date 15 Sep 2015 and valid until 13 Nov 2015. I will be traveling to Dubai on 20 Oct 2015 (same date in the online application). Is my visa is still valid to enter on 20 Oct 2015 as the general rule #1 is quite confusing. Thanks

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Your visa validity is 30 days from date of visa issue, so it is valid till 15th October. It means you have to enter UAE before 15th October, irrespective of travelling date, which they didn’t consider while issuing visa.

      • Joel Dayan

        Thank you sir, but in my visa print out it is mentioned valid until: 13 Nov 2015.

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          If it is written, then you can travel

          • Joel Dayan

            Thank you Sir…

    • Omran

      Website says visa will be issued for one month validity to travel but they are issuing it for two months. I think there should be no issues as it says two months on your visa.

      • Joel Dayan

        That why its a little bit confusing, but as validity mentioned in the visa is until 13 November 2015. Thank you sir.

  • tayab

    how to Add wife here

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Separate application for your wife.

  • MWK

    Hello!

    I am a employee working in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. My profession mentioned in Iqama here is Other Engineering Technician. Kindly advise which profession should I select in the http://www.ednrd.ae website to obtain the Dubai Visit visa?.

  • Shaiban Masroor

    I have applied for a GCC Resident visa on endrd.ae but after two days the status is showing as “Application Posted”. Is it under process or is there a problem?

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      It is not under process yet. Process starts when status shows application in process.

      • Shaiban Masroor

        So Rafi should I re-apply or wait? The problem is that I have applied for the visa of my family as well and their status is coming as in process. Any suggestions?

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          You can’t reapply while your current application is in process.

      • ziadbwz

        it has been a week since it’s been written (POSTED) what should i do?! i postponed my travel 3 times! its a crap!

  • SNK

    Hello All!, Can you please confirm if still they are allowing on arrival visa by road? Does anyone tried it in these days?

  • Kumaran Saseendran

    I aplied online visa on 14th April but still not received and status is showing application posted. Yesterday i applied for my wife the status showing in process. What i have to do for my application

  • Kumaran Saseendran

    sorry i applied on 14th September and not 14th April

  • Cesar Paciente

    hello mohammed, since 5 days i check my application still on process but 2 weeks ago i have already application then after 5 days they sent me on my Email that further documents need to upload/apply something like that, then i did that. Again since 5 days application on process thats why i’m worried because may Son got already. what i’m going to do?can i apply new one?thanks

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      You can’t reapply online, as your application is still in progress, you can get arrival visa (if they issue).

  • Cesar Paciente

    can i get visa on border if ever?currently i’m working here in Saudi Arabia

  • Rama Samy

    e-visa applied on 10th sep 2015 for me and 13 th sep 2015 for my family. Visa status still shows application in process. No response from contact numbers given. any body got the visa after applying on 13 th sep ?. Totally fed up with the system.

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Visa can be issued on the date of travel (early hours). This happened to me 2 months ago, when I applied just 5 days before my travel date.

      • Rama Samy

        Thanks Mr.Mohammed Rafiuddin. My family(wife & 2 Kids) got the visas approved on 18th Sep but my application status is still in process. I haven’t received visa by mail since i didn’t mention my email in the address details. I need one clarification. Is it enough to print visa application document pdf attached in the status enquiry tab. In document, visa application status is approved

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          Visa document which shows application status as approved is not the visa, they will not accept such document. Evisa has a electronic barcode, which they scan at the immigration, where such bar code does not exist in the application form. Why didn’t you entered your email address?

          • Rama Samy

            Thanks a lot for your clarification Mr.Mohammed Riafuddin. I had entered my dubai friend email id in GCC contact details which was a mandatory field. After your clarification, i got my e-visa copies from my friend’s mail inbox. is it required to take color print-out of e-visa? or normal one is enough?

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Better to print in colour.

  • CHRISTIANO JOHN

    Sir
    I am an Indian citizen with valid Kuwait Residency. I am working in Ministry of Health, Kuwait as X-RAY Technician (فني اشعه). 
    I applied online visa for me and my wife through ednrd.ae. I have granted visa. But visa of my wife rejected. she is on my sponsorship.
    Is she eligible for visa on arrival.I am travelling with her and I have eVisa. Travelling date September 27.
    Or I need to apply again for her?
    Thanking you

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Reapply again, this time upload your evisa and residency permit (sponsor) along with her documents. There are 10 days left, they may issue you visa before your travel date.

      • CHRISTIANO JOHN

        Thank you sir. Thanks for your reply. In case if again they rejected again, can I apply visa on arrival for her.? I already holding eVisa.

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          No guarantee on arrival visa, but according to the old news deadline is 1st October.

          • CHRISTIANO JOHN

            Thanks for the reply. I have enquired dubai airport. They confirmed VOA is available up to September 30. But my doubt, I am eligible for VOA. So normally my wife also. But here I already got eVisa, then on dubai airport my wife will get VOA?
            Any idea sir?

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            Yes

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          Maybe

      • Qaisar khattak

        Dear Rafi can u plz advise. I was supposed tontravel today but still my family visas pending in system. Two days ago i re uploaded my visa copy which i got bfr them but still no news. I am travelling by car via Alghwuifaat tomorrow praying if I can get max by tomorrow afternoon. If not, my question. I know visa on border is available. Can i apply for family again or I have to cancel these first?
        I need a quick reply pleas
        Also i dont know if visa service during weekend works or they will start working on Sunday which might mean no chance these two days.

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          If your travel date is tomorrow, you may receive visa for your family in early hours of travel date. This had happened to be the last eid, when I applied just 5 days ago, they approved my family’s visa just few hours (2 AM) before I reached the border. Thank god it was Ramadan, few shops were open, so I could print my visa in Al Ahsa/Hofuf. It is very hard to find printing press in Ahsa.

          I think they also work in weekends.

          They will issue you arrival visa (if they issue) even if your current application is in process, I saw that at Ghuwaifat border last Eid. I don’t have any idea how to cancel the online application.

          This time I applied on 28 August, for my travel date on 22 September, I got all my visas the following day, Alhamdullilah.

          Best of luck !!

      • CHRISTIANO JOHN

        Thanks for your advice. I applied again for my wife with my visa copy and iqama copy. Today We got visa. Thank you very much

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          You are welcome !

          • M.R

            A colleague of mine wants to apply (Dubai visit online visa) for his wife and children as well…For his wife’s application, should he click GCC CITIZEN ACCOMPANIES ?

            And how should he apply for his kids (under 12 years)?

  • DHAVAL PANCHAL

    I AM RESIDENCE IN OMAN & i want to go by road from hatta border from oman TO DUBAI what is my port of arival in form

  • Qaisar khattak

    Hi. I was supposed to travel today but still my family visas pending in system. Two days ago i re uploaded my visa copy which i got bfr them but still no news. I am travelling by car via Alghwuifaat tomorrow praying if I can get max by tomorrow afternoon. If not, my question. I know visa on border is available. Can i apply for family again or I have to cancel these first?
    I need a quick reply please.
    Also visa service during weekend works or they will start working on Sunday which might mean no chance these two days.
    Dear Rafiuddin. U look expert😀
    Tx
    Qaisar

    • mmets

      Hello..i just read from another blogger that they were allowed to get visa on arrival at the airport last night eventhough with pending application online and they pay again for a fresh visa.but they were advice to cancel the previous applications before they leave dubai at the immigration..if you will travel by road tomm.hopefully you will get the same..we will also travel by road on the 22 tue.with still application online..if ever you will be successful we will appreciate sir if you will post here regarding this matter..

      • Qaisar khattak

        How can i cancel as there is no cancellation option. I am waiting either they give or reject. Very pathetic system. Why apply seperate. So risky. They can still take full money in one application.

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      If your travel date is tomorrow, you may receive visa for your family in early hours of travel date. This had happened to be the last eid, when I applied just 5 days ago, they approved my family’s visa just few hours (2 AM) before I reached the border. Thank god it was Ramadan, few shops were open, so I could print my visa in Al Ahsa/Hofuf. It is very hard to find printing press in Ahsa.

      I think they also work in weekends.

      They will issue you arrival visa (if they issue) even if your current application is in process, I saw that at Ghuwaifat border last Eid. I don’t have any idea how to cancel the online application.

      This time I applied on 28 August, for my travel date on 22 September, I got all my visas the following day, Alhamdullilah.

      Best of luck !!!

      • Qaisar khattak

        Thanks Rafi.
        My visa travel date was today 18 as I mentioned in my application. I applied for myself on10 sep and fam on 11. Mine I got on 15 but fam they sent me emails to upload visa. I did that on 16. No answer yet.
        Bery rubbish and slow. No system at all. What do i care if i dont get visa on time and after my travel date. Either they work professionally or go back as it was.

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          I know it is making your journey, very hectic, I was in your situation last Eid, I know how you feel right now. You still have 24 hours left, as your travelling tomorrow, don’t lose hope, they may issue you visa before you leave your home, Insha allah.

          This experience caused me to apply a month ago, for my upcoming travel.

  • Nashad Mohammed

    Hi.. Is there a separate queue at Batha border for people who are waiting for visa issuance and those already have evisa?

    • Qaisar khattak

      If u Visa or applying for visa u have to go inside main office. This is the kast step bfr security and getting insurance.
      Only diff is that u will be cleared immediately after stamping ur visa

      • Nashad Mohammed

        Thanks. I had stayed in queue for 6 hours during 2014 Eid for getting qatar visa. Scared if same will happen at Batha border also. If I have a evisa, will I save serious time or just few minutes?

        • Qaisar khattak

          Well if u have e visa just few min.
          Question. I am leaving tomo morn as well. I have e visa but fam still pending n system so prob will have to apply on border again and pay again. If for any reasons they dont allow me, i might plan for qatar. Is watar visa on arrival as well or i have to get bfr i travel. My profession is good n iqama.

          • Nashad Mohammed

            UAE will surely give on arrival visa for your family. Qatar is on arrival as well. Expect big rush. Process is same as that for dubai visa. Need credit or debit card for payment. Can u share ur no.? Mine is 0540611369

  • SNK

    Dears Did anybody cross the Batha border today? On Arrival visa facility still available?

  • Ahmed Yasin

    First of all I’d like to thank everyone contributing here to help others. I hope anyone reading this message and has information about the availability of visa on arrival on Batha/Guwaifat border in Abu Dhabi to share it with us. I applied for the evisa since 11 sep to go on 16 sep for me, my wife and my father and recieved this message only yesterday for my visa ” يرجى مسح المرافقين من تاشيرة الكفيل ” which means please delete the accompanies from KAFIL visa application because I added my 18 months son in my application. I went for document reupload but I couldn’t ofcourse remove him because it’s just reupload of documents not editing mode for visa so I sent it again. My wife and my father visas are still under processing eversince I applied. Any help how to handle this as well ?? .. any information if someone could get back his money and cancel the online application while getting visa on arrival will be highly appreciated. Regards

    • Qaisar khattak

      No money. Its gone for sure whether u get or dont or get after one month. Forget. Uts pathetic system.
      Border is open til 30th sep. just go and apply from there. I also applied on 10. I got but family still pending in system. I am going by car after 15min. Lets see.
      Application should always be seperate. One for each. When u get ur visa u have to re upload it to ur dependents which means ur are still far away next time apply at least one month bfr

      • Intelbalti

        Hi qaisar, is uae arrival visa at batha border is still been issued? How is the rush there? Iam planning to travel tomorrow by road with family. Appreciate your valuable reply.

        • Qaisar khattak

          I am 60km awsy from birder. Will inform u

          • Intelbalti

            Thank you qaiser, look forward towards your reply

          • Intelbalti

            Thanks for your reply. looking forward towards your reply

          • Qaisar khattak

            Hi. Just reached and applied again for visa. Its available. No need to cancel ur visa. Lot of people with pending applications here.
            Just pay fees 200 per person and go to uae.
            Tomorrow they say will be rush as was yeaterday. Just fill form, go to IRIS for test which take 2 min unless rush there and submit form. U get visa in less than an hour under nirmal circumstances.
            Tx

          • خوان خوسيه زويلو زويلو

            hello my friend qaisar visa upon arrival is still available? thank you for the information what docs. do they require vor visit visas?

          • Intelbalti

            Hi Qaisar, Thanks for your reply and wish you a nice time there in UAE.
            I have applied UAE visa for me in online on 16 Sep, with my wife and kids as accompanies. The VISA is yet to be received and most likely it will not be processed due to mentioning of accompanies information, as i understand from this forum. So i would have to go with a complete new on arrival visa for entire family. Any idea on how to refund apply for refund for the VISA fees SR250.

      • Ahmed Yasin

        Thamks Qaisar for your valuable help & information. Have a nice holiday 🙂

    • Rama Samy

      hI Ahmed, i did the same mistake. But re uploaded my kids visa application again.
      My family got the visa but mine is still under process. Did u get the visa for your family and you?

      • Ahmed Yasin

        Hi Rama,
        I didn’t get visa neither my family did. We had to pay again for visa on arrival and got it.

  • Taher Talib

    i crossed the border yesterday and they are issuing Visa on Arrival. So dont worry 🙂
    for those, who have applied and havent received the Visa , go to the border and fill the on arrival application form. You need to pay money again. There is NO REFUND.

    For those who already have a Visa:
    Park ur car, Take ur Passport,Iqama,Car Slip(u will receive from Saudi Border),Visa and directly stand in queue for IRIS scan.
    the person at IRIS scan will stamp ur Visa. Take this and go the next counter and they will stamp ur Passport and ur done.

    PS: There is total Chaos at the UAE border.. So if u already have a Visa Issued, follow the above. Dont ask anyone there.

    Also, till Abu Dhabi u can drive at max 120. Though i could see a few Saudi cars going more than 120.
    Once u cross Abu Dhabi , u can drive till 140 to Dubai.

    i picked up Salik and the person told he will acivate it , but i didint get any message. i have just kep the invoice with me to be on a safer side while returning.
    Picking up Salik is ur wish.

    • Intelbalti

      Hi, Thanks for your very clear & useful message. This clarifies everyone queries regarding UAE on arrival VISA. Is SALIK mandatory for Saudi Cars? Heard from people that its not required.

      • Mohammed Rafiuddin

        This is my personal experience with salik tag which I would like to share with everyone. I have never registered for Salik or wasted my money on that crap. Your car has saudi plate number, you will never be charged for any fines when passing under toll gates without a Salik. Never ask the local people, as they will scare you with fines of 500 Dirhams for passing under toll gate without Salik, which strictly applies to the local vehicle plate numbers. I am also travelling during eid holidays, this would be my 6th attempt without Salik tag to Dubai. It is upto you.

        • Taher Talib

          @intelbalti:disqus: i just had a call with the Salik guys… you have 10 days to activate Salik.. So if your planning to stay in UAE for less than 10 days, no need to pick up Salik. If your staying more than 10 days, then its required it seems.

    • Mark

      Is this the same process as I travel by SAPTCO bus..I will travel tomorrow night via SAPTCO Bus..

      • Mohammed Rafiuddin

        Yes, same process

        • Mark

          upon entering in UAE.. what is the process?

          • Mohammed Rafiuddin

            the above written process

    • Khalid

      Hi tahir,

      Please let me know the time of your arrival at the border and how much time you spended to get on arrival visa

      • Taher Talib

        @Khalid: i arrived at around 13:00 on Friday. It took me about an hour at UAE border. Saudi Border took less than 5 mins…
        Also, i already had visa , so had to just go IRIS scan and stamp passport.
        For my wife and other ladies, they didn’t even do IRIS scan because of the rush. They were just stamping the visa. 🙂

    • Boris

      Hello Tahir,

      Did UAE immigration asked for ur iqama? I have my evisa approved but it has a differnet profession than what is stated in my iqama.

      • Taher Talib

        @disqus_Z604rrcTle:disqus: They didn’t ask me for my Iqama.

    • Majid Pervaiz

      Dear my daughter visa is yet in progress… I am planning to leave tomorrow .. I have no other choice.. what do you suggest.. will i get on-arrival????

      • Taher Talib

        You will surely get… go there and fill up the Visa form for ur daughter

  • nadim mina

    I received an email saying further documents needed and why I go there it said no data found and application still in process in the status field….???

  • Khalid

    From Mr tahir comment it is now clear that they are issuing arrival visa . I applied online at wednesday . but my application is still in process . … al guwafat border they never pick up the phone ….

  • Ali

    Hi…. i just want to have an advise. I have applied for e-VISA as a GCC Residents for my manager’s wife (Moroccan National) but, whereas my manager is a SAUDI national. They have rejected the application and asked me to re-apply as GCC Citizen – Accompanies. But, when i’m trying to apply and submit the application it’s giving me an error “Application
    already exists with passport Number “XXXXXX”, present nationality
    “MOROCCO” with incomplete payment, Please create new application
    after 1 hour” Even after trying after 1 or 2 hours it still give me the same error. Also, i tried to reach Online Service Team but, no response from them. Kindly, i need to apply for the visa ASAP. Yours earliest response will be highly appreciated & thanked.

  • maham

    I applied for visa online and the application form shows “status approved” where do I find my visa number? or the application form itself is the visa?

  • fazal

    Hi,
    Please don’t apply through ednrd.ae website until October 1. You will loose the money. On arrival visa is still in place. Especially if you are driving from Saudi to UAE, better you pay and get the visa on arrival. I just crossed the border last night. I had to pay again for 5 visas.
    All the best.

    • Rama Samy

      Thanks for your valuable input. In my case, I have visa for my families but mine is still under process.( I had entered kids details in accompanied details). How long it took to get the visa in the dubai border.

      • Abid Malik

        appx 1 to 2 hrs

      • fazal

        i think approval for on arrival visa depends on the crowd…it may take 30 minutes to 1 or 2 hours max. In mycase i got it less than 1 hour. Last year it took longer.
        Take care

        • Noman khan

          so fazal brother…our hard earned money is wasted by their pathetic system….what a shame for tourist country… anyways if we show them our application which is still underprocess do we get on arrival visa for previous fee>?

    • Mrs Umer

      What was the status of your previous applications? You cancelled the previous ones and reapplied for on arrival visa?

  • ALA ALNATSHEH

    Hi, I have a problem applying thru this ednrd.ae I applied on 3/9/2019 and until now the status is ”
    Documents Required for further processing ” re-uploaded the documents many times and no success

    my profession ” Desktop support officer ” is eligible for entering the UAE , Called them many times no one is answering , I suppose to travel on 22/9/2015

    any advise ?
    thanks

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Any remark what to reupload?

      • ALA ALNATSHEH

        no just the remark is saying ” application in head office “

  • Energy Network Est

    Please inform me Any one get visa or all are waiting ?
    My all booking done on 1st Oct , its urgent

    • Shaz Haze

      Nope.. Havent got it.. Am leaving tomorrow morning and taking at border itself. Had applied online for 4 of us. What a waste of 1000 riyals…

      • Omran

        you can get back almost 36% of your total fee paid. Please send an email to the noqodi email that you got after you pay your fee asking for refund. they will send you a form and you will fill it and send it back. only 90 dhs per visa application be refunded on the same card that was used to pay the fee.

  • Salman

    I have applied an online visa application on 16 Sep, 2015 where the status “Application in process” has remained unchanged till date. I need to be in Abu Dhabi on 26 Sep, 2015 and with the government offices being closed for eid vacation from tomorrow, I doubt if i could get my visa in time.

    I tried calling +971 43139999 where the agent made me wait for 5 mins to tell me that I need to call Abu Dhabi number as my port of entry is Abu Dhabi…Damn then I called +0971 2 4462244 where the lady surprisingly answered on first ring and forwarded me to another extension number where no one answers.

    I had re-called nearly 50 times with no response on that number. This service has only taken away liberty from GCC residents for instant travelling to UAE. Damn I got my schengen visa in 4 working days, this service is worst than that.

    In worst scenario, I might take the risk and seek for an on arrival visa in Abu Dhabi. Any thoughts?

    • nadim mina

      I would advise you from now on to apply for a dubai visa and take a transportation as they process it much faster within a few hours to one day maximum

      • Salman

        Thanks for the suggestion. Just got the visa, phew..sign of releif.

        • Mrs Umer

          When did you receive your visa? I have applied for visa through eDNRD week ago. N the status is “Documents required for further processing”. I reuploaded the documents thrice but status is still the same. My hotel n flight is booked for tomorrow. but I am unable to get visa.
          Is there any possibility to get on arrival visa even when my application is already under processing.
          Can anyone help in this regard.

  • Sameer Abdurahiman

    myself and my wife and kids applied online visa to UAE from Qatar by road on 25th September .I have got all the application status as Application Approved, but visa is not mailed to me yet.I tried calling gouifat border multiple times but no answer.What can be done,any suggestions

  • Muhammad Mahtab Alam

    Brother #Mohammed Rafiuddin

    Thank you so much for this useful and much needed blog.

    I have got my visa approved, however, the second page of the form where I suppose that visa will be is empty… Do you have any idea, from where I can get the visa print? Can I obtain print of the visa from any weblink? Thank you.

  • Muhammad Bilal

    Hi Everyone, This is Muhammad Bilal from Saudi Arabia. I need a quick support. I applied for UAE visit visa as per the process, filled out the form, attached my picture, passport copy and IQAMA copy. The payment has already been made but after around 2 hours my application got rejected.

    What is the way forward since i have already booked my flight and i have to appear in an exam there. I have already visited UAE twice before and my last visit was during 2013.

    What is the best way since i only have couple of days left, any email address or any contact number, nobody attends the numbers which they have shared in their email.

    Looking forward to a quick support, many thanks.

    Regards,
    Bilal

    • Omran

      Bilal, Please apply again with using your fathers complete name on your passport.
      So your name should be Muhammad Bilal + fathers name (in last name field).

  • Ahmed Yasin

    I just came back from Dubai through Al guwaifat border. I called this number +0971 2 4462244 where a girl answered and told me I can claim the fees of the visa if they reject it or if I cancelled it through them. Then she told me the phone number for cancellation is ………… Unfortunately at this point the network was very bad I couldn’t hear what she was saying and she didn’t bother herself to repeat so she hanged up. I tried calling this number afterwards many times with no response at all. If anyone has such an information about the number for cancellation or refunding fees for those who obtained another on arrival visa kindly share it with us here.
    Best regards

    • Omran

      Salam,
      I have explained in my other post how father name should be used to re apply if visa is rejected.
      About refund I got only 90 dhs from my 237 dhs paid. As per their policy all other fee is non refundable.
      regards,

    • Riyas

      Dear Yasin, if you have got any further info on how to refund the money, please let me know, so i can follow accordingly.

  • Omran

    Salam,
    A bit of information on refund for rejected visa applications. You can get back almost 36% of your total fee paid. Please send an email to the noqodi email that you got after you pay your fee asking for refund. they will send you a form and you will fill it and send it back. only 90 dhs per visa application be refunded on the same card that was used to pay the fee.

  • Mark

    Eid Mubarak!

    I will share my expirience since i came back here is Saudi yesterday from UAE. I write few weeks ago my expirience on application of visit visa so here is my expirience travelling to UAE via SAPTCO Bus.

    I got a reserve ticket in SAPTCO on September 20,2015 and travel on that day. We are full in our bus consist of 2/3 of them are girls, we reached the McDOnalds near Saudi Boarser and they get our passport and exit re entry visa for stamping (no need to out in bus) then after that we rrached the UAE Boarder and got Iris scan, I bring my passport and visit visa in the immiragtion officer and they stamp my passport, then after that we wait almoat 5hours because of there is a bus also in front of us and the UAE Immigration is also checking all the women in hlthe bus, since 2/3 of he passenger of the bus is women it takes time to check all of them. So we start travell from al ahsa, hofuf at 9pm and we reached abu dhabi uae 11am on the next day 21-09-2015..

    When i travel back to saudi, when we reached the uae immiragtion we fall in line in the immigration offixer for stamping of passport then we pay 35Dhs (you can buy e-dirhams in baqala in the immiragtion or you can pay via creditcard) then after that the assistant driver if the SAPTCO Bus get our passport and saudi exit re entry visa for saudi entry, all of the assenger of the bus gp out from bus for checkibg of laugages and bags also scanning of the bus it takes around 3 hours. My travel time in Abu Dhabi is 10pm of September 25, 2015 and i reached Al Ahsa, 6 in the morning on the following day.

    This us what i expirience uaing SAPTCO Bus.

    Thank you for those who help me through out all the process of getting visa and everything! 🙂

  • Mrs Umer

    have applied for uae visa through eDNRD week ago. N the status is “Documents required for further processing”. I reuploaded the documents thrice but status is still the same. My hotel n flight is booked for tomorrow. but I am unable to get visa.
    Is there any possibility to get on arrival visa even when my application is already under processing.
    Can anyone help in this regard.

  • sameer

    Helo, i have just applied for it but didnt make the payment via credit card, how can i make re payment?

  • Sameer

    Salam All

    Just to let you all know that I applied for my family at 9 pm on september 28 and got all three visa at 7:30 am on september 29.

  • Mrasheed

    Urgent help needed
    My husband visa approved in one day but mine is going on getting rejected saying documents required . Please advise what all documents are required . I have also added my childs name in accompanied but not applied for her visa yet .

    • Sameer

      Remove the child name from accompanied.

      • Mrasheed

        How can that be done ? Can u plz tell me as m not getting the link to editing my form

        • Sameer

          You have to create a new application as the current cannot be amended,

  • Wasim Akram

    Hello Guys,

    I want to travel to Dubai by road from Dammam, Is my Iqama Profession need to be good like “Engineer, Doctor, Salesman, Manager”, or any profession can get evisa online through http://www.dnrd.ae. My profession is “Electrical Technician Subscriber Services” in iqama. Please advise me,

    Thanks & Regards,

    Wasim Akram

  • sameer

    Hello Guys,
    i am trying to apply for visit visa since yesterday and the payment site shows REDIRECTING TO PAYMENT SITE for long time, do anyone face this problem?

  • shoaib

    well i want to share my experience regarding the UAE visa on EID.I applied online and it was my biggest mistake.After 3 days of waiting i reached to the border with online application form in hoe that i will get the visa on border.On reaching the border they say we can give you on arrival visa by paying the fees.so i pay the fees again and got the visa .Now iam struggling to get fees back as the status changes to documents required.However, documents must be uploaded before paying the fees in online application…Anybody know the refund procedure?

  • Asad

    Well i hope someone can assist me in this. I have no history of entering the UAE before. I have a valid Saudi Iqama with Project Engineer Profession. In April 2015 i tried to enter Abu Dhabi airport for on Arrival visa. But they rejected it and asked me to go back. I tried various times via online service and Emirates but for some reason my visa keeps on getting rejected. I have travelled to UK, Bahrain etc with no issues. Even have a valid Turkish visa. But UAE visa keeps getting rejected.

    Anyone with any such experience?

  • Albert

    I have applied as per the details given above and also checked the status. There was a pdf file with the details which I entered only. Is that the visa or will I receive a visa. I received a message also saying my appllication has been approved.

    Please guide

    • Sameer

      The pdf that you are talking about is just the form that you filled. If the status of your application says “application approved” then you should recieve a visa in pdf format in the email that you provided

    • Mark

      Check you email, as the status of your application is approve they sending your evisa in your email.

  • Ramesh Panthangi

    Dear Rafi,

    Unfortunately, I have added my dependents in my own form and applied. At the same time I have applied separately for my wife, daughter and son also. I received message “يرجى فصل المرافقين عن طلب الاب او الام و تقديم لهم طلبات منفصله مثل طلب الكفيل”. Now how to remove the accompanying information from my application? I am travelling on 07-Oct-2015. Please help me.
    Regards,
    Ramesh

  • Ramesh Panthangi

    Dear,

    Unfortunately, I have added my dependents in my own form and applied. At the same time I have applied separately for my wife, daughter and son also. I received message “يرجى فصل المرافقين عن طلب الاب او الام و تقديم لهم طلبات منفصله مثل طلب الكفيل”. Now how to remove the accompanying information from my application? I am travelling on 07-Oct-2015. Please help me.
    Regards,
    Ramesh

  • Ramesh Panthangi

    Dear Attiq,

    Unfortunately, I have added my dependents in my own form and applied. At the same time I have applied separately for my wife, daughter and son also. I received message “يرجى فصل المرافقين عن طلب الاب او الام و تقديم لهم طلبات منفصله مثل طلب الكفيل”. Now how to remove the accompanying information from my application? I am travelling on 07-Oct-2015. Please help me.
    Regards,
    Ramesh

    • Sameer

      You have to apply from scratch

      • Ramesh Panthangi

        Hi Sameer,
        You mean create new application? What about my visa fee? I paid 258 Riyals. Can I create new application with out cancelling my old application?

        • Sameer

          Unfortunately, as far as I know, the money you paid for your application can’t be refunded. You have to create a new application.

        • Sameer

          Also you did not pay 258 Riyals, You paid 258 AED, so that’s about 263 Riyals. 🙂

  • syed irshad ali

    Dear
    I have applied for sharjah visa on 20 September and iam travelling tomorrow but still the status is showing application in process. Can you please let me know how to reach the concern person to know what is the problem with my application

  • rashad
  • سوالف مشلّخة

    Hello everyone,

    Has any Syrian tried this service and got his visa approved?

    I am wondering if it is blocked completely for Syrians or is it just me!!?
    I tried five times already, all rejected, no feedback and no reason for it, I usually get my visa on arrival without any issues, during my last visit to Dubai (Visa on arrival), they told me that my name is black listed because of name similarities with someone else who has an issue apparently, only his mother’s name and date of birth are different than mine, and I have to go to the Dubai police department to clear my name from the list.
    I took the hassle to do what I had nothing to do with, and cleared my name from both the immigration directorate and police department investigation black list., tried the online visa again and was rejected.
    I was then told that it is a security related issue, but no further information, few friends mentioned that it might mean that Syrians are all rejected automatically.

    For me the new system is a disaster, because I need to travel to Dubai for business on a weekly basis, and had no issue whatsoever with the visa on arrival before, if they want to apply the new online thing to make it easier for people, then I choose the difficult path, and I hope they keep it running.

    All other types of visas for Syrians were already blocked, Tourist, Business, Residency…etc. And the visa on arrival was the only way.

    If Anyone experienced the same issue or know anything about this, please share your experiences.

    Many thanks in advance.

    • Sanaa Ibrahim

      Hello,
      I know someone who works in travel company in Dubai and she told me that Yemeni and Syrians are not allowedto enter the country.

      • سوالف مشلّخة

        Hello,

        Thanks for the clarification Sanaa, I appreciate it.
        This is what I was worried about, and it is strange that it was fine with the Visa On Arrival at Dubai Airport only.
        The Irony is that I still get US, British, Schengen visas in a day, because they deal with people on a case by case basis and based on their credibility, it is never because of their country of origin. It is a shame to be treated like this in a neighbouring country, despite the fact that I have visited hundreds of time over the years.

        Thanks again.

      • Mr. Someone

        Hi Sanaa,

        I just wanted to give an update.
        I have just managed to get my entry permit approved after 5 rejected trials, the only thing different this time is that I applied on the new website gdrfa.ae instead of the old one ednrd.ae which is no in use after 5th of October 2015.
        They have moved the process to the website, and mine was approved after one week, I actually lost hope eventually, but Alhamdolillah it was issued eventually.
        So, Syrians are not excluded from this visa.

        Best regards

  • Mohamed Refai

    Hi, is it now a must to do an online visa as they said after October
    1st? or is it still open to take visa upon arrival? I am traveling in a
    couple of days and haven’t applied for 1 yet…

  • Mark

    Hi!

    I just wanna ask what credit card did you use when applying visit visa.. i tried my SAMBA Mastercard but it was no accepted.

    Thnaks

  • mohanad

    Guys I need to know how can I contact the department of passports at Dubai airport. I applied for the visa got the verification that my application process. How ever when I called Amer to inquire they say it’s not showing that u have an application and advised to call the airport, unfortunately no one answers. Any thoughts on that ?

    • Mr. Someone

      Unfortunately, no one will answer, I have over 14 numbers for the Immigration Department at the airport, all were given by Amer, but none of them was responsive and I have tried everyday for a month, one of them was even the mobile number of the officer on duty.

      I did speak to them eventually when I was there at the airport, the people that are supposed to answer those phones, and they said they can’t answer phone calls because the phone never stops ringing and they have so many things to do, thus they silenced them and stopped answering.

      Unfortunately, the only way is to go there and talk to them, since the visa on arrival is still applicable until the end of October as I heard from Emirates.
      They are located in T3 after you exit the customs on the left hand side.

      Good luck.

  • zubair

    Dear, I applied for dubai visa yesterday and paid the amount. I received an e-mail for confirmation and giving me reference number. Now today once i am entering reference number in status info, its giving message that no data found. what can be the issue?

  • Mohammed nayeem Naser

    Urgent!!
    Dear All i am planning to visit dubai on 18th october and i applied for the visa on ednrd.ae on 7th october still didnt get any confirmation, status shows appliction posted.

    even though i travelled many times on arrival and through online as well.

    Called immigration, and they dont have any application in their system,

    What should i do.?

    Kindly advice- any comments, suggestions will be highly appreciated

    Best

  • Mohammed

    Assalamualikum

  • Mohammed

    Dear AA can you please let me know how long it take to process evisa

  • Mohammed

    because i have applied almost 6 days back and so far there is no progress. any body have contact to enquiry about my visa

  • Kamran A. Rehman

    i submitted my application in last monday, after 7 working days the status continue show ” your entry permit request is processed” please guide me how much take time? or can i resubmit my application?

  • Girish Shetty

    Its been 3 days and my status still shows as “Application Posted”, is there a customer service number where i can track my application process. The only confirmation mail i received was of payment. I had applied through ednrd.ae website, how will i now if it was a successful submission. Pls help i am supposed to fly by next week.

    • Mr. Someone

      My last application showed the status (Posted) for a week.
      as far as I know ednrd.ae is no longer in use after October 5th. the application website has moved to gdrfa.ae.

  • rushd

    on arrival visa for dubai for gcc still available ??

    • Mr. Someone

      According to Emirates Airlines, it is still available until end of October.
      This applied to Dubai Airport Terminal 3, better check with the arrival port before travelling to avoid unpleasant surprises.

  • Mr. Someone

    Dear all, here are some useful updates for you that I have managed to collect due to the importance of the situation for me personally.

    – Visa on arrival is still available until end of October as per Emirates Airlines, however, it might still be extended more.
    – All the latest posts of people who applied in the first week of October and saying the status is “Application Posted” but not processed, seems to be a general issue, mine was the same, and has been issued eventually, hopefully this delay will ease with the time.
    – As far as I know http://www.ednrd.ae is no longer in use, the new website is http://www.gdrfa.ae, and they have added the option to refund the rejected application fee also (Only the application fee which is about 100 AED only out of 237 aed in my case).
    – I have personally had 5 rejected applications on ednrd.ae without any reasonable explanation, my visa was approved on the new website gdrfa.ae.
    – After 5 failed trials I was advised by many that some nationalities are banned including mine (Syrian), but the most recent one was approved, which means it is not banned.
    – Another one for Syrians out there, and other possible banned nationalities, always apply to arrive at Dubai Airport, as far as I know we are still banned in Abu Dhabi. my personal business is all in Abu Dhabi, yet every time I fly to Dubai airport and take a taxi to Abu Dhabi, however, you can still fly out of Abu Dhabi this is not an issue (Personal experience).
    – You can not in principle ask for explanation for the rejection, it is against the law of of the immigration of any country, not just the UAE, visas can be rejected without having to give reasons.
    – Do not even waste your time trying to call the phone numbers of the Immigration Department provided in the e-mail response, no one will answer you, I had a total of 14 different numbers for them none of them worked, I asked them personally when I was there last time, and they said we don’t and won’t answer phone calls, they are simply non-stop and no time for it.

    I am not an official, I am just a business man who has been hit badly with the new law due to the need for frequent trips to UAE.
    This has caused me to suffer trying to figure out the new system over the last few months, and due to that I have accumulated good experience in the subject.
    Since I was so hungry for answers and due to the lack of reliable information sources, I am willing to share what I have experienced and learned over the last few months with anyone who might need, and as much as I could, at the end we are all trying to help each other here.

    This is why I listed what I thought were the most questionable matters, but I welcome any other questions in the comments below, and I will try to respond as soon as I could.

    Best regards

    • Girish Shetty

      So can we still get the visa on arrival even after submitting the application online under the status “application posted”, or wait for a reply and then go ahead.
      and other issue is as it shows application posted but when you contact the customer service of the website they say they have not received the application with my passport number.

      • Mr. Someone

        Hi Girish,
        In principle, yes, you still can get visa on arrival according to Emirates Airlines until the end of October.
        However, I have faced the exact issue you are facing right now few months ago, when I applied online, and since the application status was (posted) and I had to travel, I boarded the flight, and I filled up the visa on arrival application.
        I had to wait extra time for approval, then they told me that it was due to conflict since there were two applications in place, then they cancelled the online one and gave me the one on arrival.

        This worked with me in July, despite the delay at the airport.
        One thing worthy to mention here that that was the only application that was fully refunded to my credit card, I suppose it is due to the fact that it wasn’t processed yet by the time it was cancelled.

        Advise:
        – Check with the airline about the visa on arrival before you go.
        – Expect some delay at the airport.
        – If you make it to the airport, and before you pay for the visa on arrival, discuss it with the immigration officer, and mention to him that you have application online.
        – If your trip is not urgent, you might as well give it few more days.

        P.S. I am surprised you managed to speak to customer service, they never answer calls normally.

        I hope this helps. good luck.

    • Husband of a Saudi

      Dear Mr. Someone,

      I am the husband of a Saudi National and will be travelling to Dubai on Saturday. I tried to apply for the visa, however I was rejected either due to my nationality, or due to the fact that my profession on my Iqama states that my job is “husband of a Saudi”. I contacted Emirates Airlines and they said that I can board the plane if my wife will be with me on the flight and she in fact will be. However, I do not want to face any issues at the DXB airport in terms of the possibility of them asking me to get on the next flight back to Saudi. We will be travelling with our baby (a US national) and want to avoid this uncertainty. Like you I have been trying to call all the immigration numbers people gave me just to get a clear answer with utter failure. Any suggestions.

      Regards,

      • Mr. Someone

        Dear Mr. Husband of a Saudi,
        Honestly, I might not have the right answer for this, I know for a fact that GCC resident’s accompanying individuals (wife, husband or children) have to travel with their sponsor for sure if that is the case with the profession, but in this case your sponsor is a GCC citizen, which logically should be easier.
        However, I have been informed by Emirates Airlines that the visa on arrival facility will still be available until end of October, and Saturday is still October 31st, so I am hoping this will work.

        It is unfortunate that there is no official number to contact, and it seems also that Emirates Airlines is the only carrier that still issues the visa on arrivals, i.e. Dubai Airport, Terminal 3, so make sure you land there, since other airlines refuse to give information on that.

        Best of luck and kind regards

        • Husband of a Saudi

          Dear Mr. Someone,

          Thanks for the response. I guess we are just going to travel on the 31st and see what happens. I will need to discuss with the immigration there how to deal with this situation in the future because I am sure there are plenty of people out there that are either the spouse or child of a Saudi National and this situation is not outlined on the application website.

          Regards

  • Mohannad Hussie

    can i get Visa on borders today ? i am planning to go from Riyadh today to Abudhabi?
    n

  • Asim Mughal

    Hi ,
    I am facing a problem . My application status is showing” application posted ” payment is payed but it’s been more than 7 days and I did receive any approval. I called them on hot line and they are saying they didn’t receive any application. How can this be possible???

  • Asim Mughal

    Hi ,
    I am facing a problem . I am a gcc resident from bahrain. I applied for visit visa. My application status shows”application posted ” and payment is payed as well. But I didn’t get any e-mail of approval. I called on hot line any it’s strange that they are saying that they didn’t receive any application. I have been last month. Information uploaded is the same as before:
    Guide me . What should I do now .

    • Aiah

      I have the same problem. I applied on 13 October. Until now “application posted”appears.

      • Asim Mughal

        I have got my visa .i think they are taking time due to work load.. Wait for the status ” application in process” and then you will get the visa on the same day …

        • Aiah

          I am travelling on the 21st. Will i receive it before that? I still have until tommorrow to wait….

          • Asim Mughal

            Don’t book your ticket. Because we are not about timings.

        • Aiah

          Thanks for the reply. May i know when did you apply? And when did you receive the approval.

          • Asim Mughal

            I applied on 10th and received yesterday

          • Aiah

            . In the old website my friend received the approval on the same day. I did not expect this delay on the approval. If i just knew i should have applied it earlier… Anyway. Thanks for the information … There’s still hope

  • syed shazadh

    I want to go dubai by road i still not Yet get visa online,i applied one week ago, i need to go in urgent i have business meeting in dubai. Can i get on arrival visa at abu dhabi border. Please let me know

    • Mr. Someone

      Emirates Airlines confirmed that visa on arrival is still available until end of October, but this might be Dubai Airport, T3 only, call the port of entry and confirm it is still available there also to avoid surprised.

      Good luck.

  • Mohammed Nizam Uddin

    After submission visit visa and before issue the visa from UAE, I want to cancel the submission of forms.
    Please let me know the procedure.

  • Girish Shetty

    when applying for Abu dhabi, they ask to upload residence copy and ID Card along with passport and photo. What is the difference between ID CARD and residence copy. Isn’t residence copy our IQAMA ID??

    • Mark

      Residence copy and ID Card is our Iqama… upload your Iqama twice..

  • Nabeel Ahmed

    Hi,

    I have almost the same problem. I applied on 5th of october and everything went fine. The online system is showing “Application In Process”. Today is 20th october and still I didnt got my visa and my flight is on 22nd october morning 7.40 am. Im worried I will miss my official training and will face problems in my job.

    • M.R

      Did you manage to get your visa?
      I applied on 14th and its still showing APPLICATION IN PROCESS…

  • Hasna

    Hy
    everyone i really need help urgent as i already filled up everything till the end but couldn’t make the payment and when i tried from the beginning it shows that i still have application but the payment is pending , now i don’t know how to make the payment ????

  • Jayan Menon

    I applied for entry permit on 10th and today is my planned travel date. Till now the status is application in Process. What can be done. Is there any contact nbr in which I can contact and know the status, I am residing in Oman

    • Hussam Aldin

      same “application in Process” my travel date in 19/11

      • Khano Jarkata

        Did you get the visa

  • Irfan Siddiqui

    Hi .. well after reading all this I have no hope of getting a visa soon. Plus I have another query to ask – I applied for me and my family, for my application i got confirmation of the transaction and after wards an email that the application is posted , however for my wife and kids, as soon as I put the OTP – the site gave an error – but I received messages instantly from my bank that payment was done. Now when I check in status inquiry, for my application it says application posted, for my family it says application not posted ??? will it change it self , will they realize that they have charged me and did not go through with my application, if you guys have any updates/advice please share.

    • Aiah
      • Aiah

        Status: no data found

      • Aiah

        I send an e-mail to that person inquiring about wht happened to the pyment since it was not successful due to error and i want my money back . He replied and asked for tthe payment reference number…… I just gave him the screenshot of the text message from the bank since i dont have any reference number or any confirmation that my application ws sucessful done.

      • Irfan Siddiqui

        Just one question, when you say you made a second application , does that mean you paid twice. Cos in my wifes case I made one application and then it took me to online payment, I paid but got an error message, I made another application but as I was about to make the payment I got a message about a transaction taking place recently. so I understood it was for the previous application, so how can u make two application without being charged twice ? Also thank you for the contact, I have emailed him my details, I hope this gets sorted out – otherwise itll be a waste of time and money both. Previous on arrival system was much better – sometimes it had bottleneck issues but atleast u got the visa when you paid for it.

        • Aiah

          Yes i paid twice. I didnt receive any confirmation on my first application only the text message from the bank thats why i re-applied.

          • Irfan Siddiqui

            Oh ! What guareentee did u have or will i have if i make another application pay one more time and again theyll charge me but ill get the error after putting OTP ? Also does that mean one visa cost u double the amount or do theu refund you the money ? Sorry to bother u.

          • Aiah

            I still don’t know how i can refund the money… I raised the concern but it seems they can’t do anything about it…… At first i was hesitant to do it again coz i might encounter the same problem.on my second spplication i made sure that all information and attachments were ready….. And i used chrome…. In my first application i used internet explorer….

          • Irfan Siddiqui

            Hahhaaha its funny even i was thinking the same thing cos i tried from IE also. By the way yesterday i got the application confirmation mail and pdf doc and now i got the visa. But paying twice for 3 more members is just a waste of money, isnt there anyway to reapply without paying again and again.

          • Aiah

            u cant proceed with the confirmation page unless you pay it ……

          • Irfan Siddiqui

            Hey i have one more question, i have exit reentry and my family doesnt, i was thinking of doing that next week . does it have anything to do with my application being processed and their not being processed ? I think exit reentry is for Saudi athorities why will ot effect UAE visa application ? Pls share if u have anu idea

          • Aiah

            it will not affect the approval and has no connection i guess…
            But before getting the exit re-entry for your dependents (let say here in ksa) make sure you receive the approval of their visa first in uae….

          • Irfan Siddiqui

            Great… Exactly my concern why continously waste money when nothing is certain … Dont see a point to it.. Same way same day same process i got and it gave errors after OTP for my wife and kids causing whole trip into a disaster . thanx for ur help.

          • Irfan Siddiqui

            Hi, now i guess ill have to pay for my wife and kids again but i wanted to ask you, should i make new their applications as a gcc resident like i did last time , or should i make their pplications in gcc citizen accompanied cos this way i think the applications will not be treated on individual basis , although we are not citizens but the only option for accompanied applications is under “gcc citizen accompanied” tab ? So what do u think , any idea ?

  • syed

    Hi, By Dec, i plan to dubai by road. For apply e-visa to family, i have to apply each application separately or one application form is enough. If Separate, For Wife and Kid, what profession i have to select. Can some body guide me? Thankx in advance

    • Hussam Aldin

      different passport different applications

      • syed

        By next month near 23rd , i am planning to Abu Dhabi by Road. As per the Iqama Validity minimum 3 months, it start from 21st Dec. If i got visa by first week of Dec, Can i travel by 23rd. any one have idea

  • Mohamed

    iam having labour profession on my iqama can get visit visa to dubai online

  • bashar

    Heloo i have already submitted my visa
    and they sent me this reply
    GDRFA requires further documents from you for processing Application Reference Number : 0000000

    Remarks for further processing : الاسم

    Please upload the documents by using the ‘Document Reupload’ link on the GCC Application.

    despite the name is exactly as in passport

    • Jes

      Hi Bashar did you find out what’s wrong?

      I have the same problem but when i call the amer service they just said it’s under processed, It didn’t help my case. Until now it still says Documents required for further processing since last week.

      • bashar

        Hello Jes
        yes you need to fill the middle name in the application
        now you have to apply a new visa

        • Jes

          Hello Bashar! Did you manage to talk to anyone?

          Is there anyway i can fill it up without re-applying or is that the only option?

          Sorry for the trouble and Thank you for your Help!

  • Muhammad Faiyaz Ali

    Hello Guys,

    My visa issued on 14-09-2015. i did not use it
    Can i get the refund?

    • Mr. Someone

      You can only refund if the visa was rejected, and only the application fee which is 100 and only.

      • Muhammad Faiyaz Ali

        Thanks

  • Mr. Someone

    *** PROCESSING TIME ***
    Since everyone seems to ask about the same thing, “How long does it take to process?” and they never tell you that, let’s share our successful experiences here, it seems that everyone here is sharing the problems but no one is sharing the success stories.
    Can everyone who has managed to get his visa issued successfully, reply to this comment with the date he applied and the date it was issued? this is to give everyone an idea on the average processing time.

    I will start:
    Mine: Applied on 7th of October 2015, and issued on 12th of October 2015.

    Who’s next..

    • Mr. Someone

      Applied on 7th of October 2015, and issued on 12th of October 2015.

    • Hussam Aldin

      applied for me in 20th of October 2015, and issued on 25th of October 2015.
      my son in 25th of October 2015 (in night), and issued on 26th of October 2015(in morning). !!!!!! super fast visa
      my wife in 25th of October 2015, and still for now (28th of October) tell me application posted !!

      • Hussam Aldin

        Ok finish every thing

    • M.R

      (Warning: no happy ending here…just another sob story)…applied on 14th October…”application in process” has been the message ever since….have to travel on the 5th of Nov. )

    • Tahir

      Do you know the difference between “Residence Copy” and “ID Card” when uploading the visa documents?

      • Mr. Someone

        It must be the same thing.
        It has different names depends on the GCC country you are resident in. i,e, Iqama in Saudi, Resident ID in Oman, Labour Card in other countries, and just ID Card in some cases.

        Regards
        Osama

        • Mr. Someone

          I got another visa approved in 4 days,
          Applied on 30 October 2015, Issued on 3 November 2015.

    • Zeeshan Mumtaz

      I applied for mine n my wife on 9th Nov and for my son on 10th Nov.

      Received visa for myself within an hour.
      Received notification for additional documents upload on same day. Applications for wife and son are still in process since then!!

  • Muhammad Faiyaz Ali

    UAE visa for myself and my family were issued on 12 September.

    1150035112
    1150035136
    1150035170

    I did not use it till now. Is this still valid?

    • Khano Jarkata

      Did you apply your family visa on the same day, how long did it take to get the visa for your wife

      • Muhammad Faiyaz Ali

        3 days to get visa for my wife and children

    • Mr. Someone

      The numbers you have mentioned are the application numbers, if it is issued, you will have the visa number of the entry permit which has the validity on it, which means you can enter the UAE before the validity date.
      It is normally valid for entry for one month after issuance date.

      • Muhammad Faiyaz Ali

        The visa has been issued in September now it has been more than 45 days. The validity of the visa is not mentioned on the approved visa application.
        My Question: it exceed more than 30days so mean it is expired? or there is any possibility to extend it.

      • chic1218

        sir, i got my e visa today..i appiled early because they said processing will take 2-3 days..i was surprise they issued my visa for only one day..now my big problem is my flight to dubai is still on 6 dec 2015..my the entry permit is valid only til 4 dec 2015..what am i going to do??

  • Khano Jarkata

    I applied online and got the Visa on the 2nd Day. I had also applied for my wife on a separate application on the same date, next day got a message for additional documents which I have upload. Since than it has been 2 days and the status is “Application
    in Process”, any suggestion what should I do and whom should I contact. I am traveling after 5 days.

  • Ahmad G

    Hi, applied on 26 October , on 27th they asked for further documents reupload with a more clear scaning, the next day status (no dat found)!!! No change since then!!!

    • Khano Jarkata

      Hi Ahmad, did you get the VISA or any update. So far I have not received any update or any email. The status still shows “Application in Process”, Any idea how to contact the Dubai Visa Processing Unit?

      • Ahmad G

        Nothing so far, still saying” No data found” !! , have no idea about visa contact details, someone in this discussion mentioned an email that replied, I had some advise against using Macbook for application. I’m thinking now about re-applying using a proper scanning machine (instead of scanning using my iphone) and ask for refund later on!!

      • M.R

        I applied on the 14th of October but the status is still APPLICATION IN PROCESS…Is this normal? Any idea of the typical waiting time?

  • Tahir

    Can I ask an agent in Dubai to get me a visa? I am a Saudi Resident, and due to system instability, I don’t want to be in problem.

    • M.R

      I am also thinking of the same thing. I applied on the 14th of October but the status is still APPLICATION IN PROCESS…

      • Tahir

        So is it possible to get visa through agent or not?

        • M.R

          I wanted to apply but a friend told me to wait until I receive any confirmation (acceptance or rejection) from the online application that I have already submitted. I emailed a couple of travel agents but haven’t received any reply as yet.

          (I have to travel on 5th November but still the website shows APPLICATION IN PROCESS)

  • Tahir

    What is the difference between “Residence Copy” and “ID Card” while uploading the visa documents?

  • Sasa Diaz

    Hi.. please i need your advice..me and my friend applied for a visit visa last oct 27 and she got her visa in an instant.. my application when i checked online using the reference number says No Data Found when in fact i had my credit card charged and i reuploaded the docs when they asked me to..what happend? please..huhu

    • Ahmad G

      i had the same problem, when I used a different windows desktop this message did not show up and I was able to edit my application, it seems that I was using a computer that doesn’t support Java (esp. Macbook), so my advise is to look for a computer that supports Java , maybe use your friend’s computer.

      • Sasa Diaz

        Yeah. So it now says Application In Process..Should I be expecting my visa soon? Does reuploading docs cause delay in processing?Thanks Mr. Ahmad..

      • Sasa Diaz

        so now it says application in process.. how long will this take? our flight is on the 10th.. i tried to call and to my surprise,(not) nobody’s answering..huhuhu my visa..

        • M.R

          I have also been calling, but no answer. And my flight is tomorrow!
          Can you please write the number to call…I have tried called the airport immigration and AMER…

          • Sasa Diaz

            Shame..so what are you going to do? Can we like present the application paper and show it to in the airport upon arrival so they can give us the visa?

          • M.R

            I am not entirely sure but its a risk worth taking. But from what I have read, you can do that provided that:
            1. You are flying with Emirates
            2. Your profession is one of those eligible for VISA ON ARRIVAL

            (Unfortunately for me, my ticket is from FlyDubai).

          • Sasa Diaz

            Profession..hmm..Where can I check the list of profession?is it here on this same blog? My ticket is from Flynas..:/ Besides this is not our fault..They made it online and then they are the ones late..:(

          • M.R

            The list is available online…you can check it on the Emirates website, or simply google it.

          • Sasa Diaz
          • M.R

            I just spoke to the FlyDubai office in Dammam. They are allowing people to fly whose professions are on the list. You should call Flynas. Maybe you can just go even without the visa and get it on arrival. Best of luck.

          • Sasa Diaz

            Just spoke with Flynas. They have no idea regarding the list of professions. All she told me was they received a memo that VOA is not allowed anymore. Update me please on your ‘adventure’ with the visa. I hope it reaches you in a few hours or atleast tomorrow before your flight.

          • M.R

            I would suggest that you dont wait till the last minute like I have done. You should apply for a visa either through the airline(FlyDubai is providing the service), any hotel in Dubai or a travel agent.

            (Btw, I haven’t received it yet!).

          • Sasa Diaz

            It says 2-3 days upon payment and I booked really early you know..that’s around 20 days prior.. awww waht a shame.. so what are you going to do now?

          • M.R

            Well, there is little I can do, except tap my feet impatiently and grind my teeth in frustration…One thing is for sure: will never apply online again. Will just simply ask the airline, hotel or agent to do it for me.

            Unless I miraculously receive it before 12 p.m tomorrow afternoon, I will miss an important education conference 🙁

          • Sasa Diaz

            I will continuously pray that it reaches you in time. This is really unacceptable what’s happening.. My prayers for you..

          • M.R

            Thanks a million. It’s very thoughtful of you….

            Best of luck to you…May we all have a bon voyage…

          • Sasa Diaz

            Yes I got it. So my profession is included. But it’s so scary to take that risk. What if they’ll send me back and rwon’t be allowed to enter?Waaahhh

          • M.R

            I have booked my flight, hotel, conference registration and yet, I might not be able to travel, though I applied on 14th October.

            My advice to everyone is to apply via either a travel agent or Emirates Airlines.

          • M.R

            The list is available online…you can check it on the Emirates website, or simply google it.

  • kashif

    i am getting application in process since 6 days now, i wonder it is because of the wrong third name in Arabic translation….. because when i click on T sign in the form, it was giving me wrong name so i just modified it to correct. only the third name!!!
    first name was ok and was according to T translation.

    NOW can some one advice me that what shall i do? can i edit it? if yes than HOW?
    if not than do i need to wait more? what if i like to apply again than how is that possible?

    appreciated your replies:)

    • M.R

      I applied on the 14th of October but the status is still APPLICATION IN PROCESS…And I have no errors in my application…so I guess we’ll just have to wait…

      • kashif

        oooooops…is there any way to contact support team? or any other workaround to contact them?

        • M.R

          Dear Kashif,

          I have called the number given on the application so many many times but it is either busy or no one picks up. I talked to a travel agent in Dubai to arrange a visit visa for me, but she said that if I have already applied online, and it is showing APPLICATION IN PROCESS, the travel agency cant apply on my behalf. So I guess there is nothing we can do but wait!

          (I have to go for a conference on 5th November and I have already paid for the conference, ticket and hotel !!)

  • Zuber Khan

    helloo…
    I applied on 26 – oct with confirm tkt and Hotel bt my application still in process.
    plz can anybody tell me how long they will take to issue visa.
    i think they are froud bcoz i emailed and called too many tyms bt no one ans or reply my email.
    so better to issue from travel agent.

    • M.R

      I applied on the 14th of October but the status is still APPLICATION IN PROCESS…And I have no errors in my application…(I have to go for a conference on 5th November and I have already paid for the conference, ticket and hotel !!)

      I called a travel agent but they said they cant apply for me since I have already applied online!

      • Khano Jarkata

        Mr. M.R. Did you get the Visa, if applied on 14th OCT, it has been over 2 week now

        • M.R

          No, I haven’t received the visa. The status is still ‘Application in Process’ even though I have to travel on the 5th of November.

          I called the Amer service (no one picks the other numbers) but the operator said that all I can do is wait, as there is no apparent problem in my application.

          • Khano Jarkata

            Thank you MR, hope you get it before your travel date. I applied on 27th Oct, same status since then i.e. ‘Application in Process’

          • M.R

            What is your travel date (the date of arrival that you wrote on the form) ?

    • chic1218

      i goy my e visa only for one day! but my problem since i applied early it is only valid for 30days,and my flight to dubai is on 6 dec 2015 and my e visa will expire on 4 dec 2015..that is my main problem now..i dont know what to do

  • M.R

    Has anyone received their visa 1 day before travelling? Or even on the day of travelling?

  • Guru

    Guys,
    I applied on 1st Nov and received the Visa by email today on 4th Nov. Its cool, just fill up the information accurate. Good luck !! Share your good experience also, and spread relief ….

    • M.R

      Its very nice to hear that you got it. Congratulations.

      The problem is that most of us here on this forum are just seeing APPLICATION IN PROCESS and are frustrated because the information has been filled by us accurately, as there is no error message. But the visas are not being issued!

    • chic1218

      i got mine too..but my main problem is its only valid til 4 dec 2015 and my flight to dubai is still on 6 dec 2015..can u help me with my problem?what am i going to do???

      • Mark

        The immigration officer will mot allow you to go because of your visa expiration date.. by the way may I know what date is you entry and the release date of your visa.. 🙂

  • Sasa Diaz

    Update: I was able to reach the Immigration and the operator checked my application for me and said it was on process. To M.R , they said no matter what profession I will not be allowed to enter without a visa. I feverently hope you get your on time..

    • chic1218

      maam, can i ask for the immigration number?because i got my e visa but my problem,it wil expire even before my travel to dubai..thanks..

      • Zeeshan Mumtaz

        +971 4 224 5555

    • M.R

      May I please have the number that you managed to connect to…I have been unsuccessful in reaching the immigration dept. (Still have a few hours left before its too late for me)…

      • Sasa Diaz

        +971 4 224 5555

        • M.R

          Thank you, but I am afraid its too late for that now. Every operator I have talked to simply says its under process, and that is as much information as they have.

          The irony is that I might get it in a few days time but it’ll be useless for me, as I was keen to attend a 2-day conference which ends on 7th Nov.

          Well, good luck with your application, and I deeply appreciate your concern.

  • Tuan Azran Burah

    Hi, I require to travel in and out of UAE frequently. Can I apply for more than one visa at the same time? Sometimes I need to travel to UAE after 2 days from returning from Dubai. – I am a Iqama holder in Saudi Arabia

  • chic1218

    salam..i applied for visit visa yesterday and i got my visa this morning!!that fast actually…but my problem is since i applied early,it will expire before i even get to dubai..pls help..what am i going to do..everything is ok but it is valid only for 1 month,even bfore i visit dubai..

    • M.R

      what ‘arrival date’ did you write on the application form?

      • chic1218

        dec 7..

        • M.R

          I just spoke to the AMER service..You know what the operator said? He said there is NO connection between the travel date and the visa issue date!

          I am supposed to travel today, but my application’s status has been APPLICATION IN PROCESS for almost 3 weeks! Now maybe after a few days I will get a visa even though I don’t want to travel if I cant travel today! (lol)

          This whole online application system is farcical…Better to simply apply through an agent or airline…

          • chic1218

            so does that mean i can still travel??can i ask the number of amer service?

          • M.R

            No. I dont think you can travel if your visa will expire before your travel date. The number is +971 4 313 9999.

            Best of luck…

          • chic1218

            thanks..so maybe i need to apply again…:-(

  • Jes

    Guys I really need your Help!
    I’ve applied for the visa application last week. until now the application status is Documents required for further processing then the remarks is ‘Name’. I’ve downloaded all the required documents but still the same status. I’ve tried calling the number attached on the email that they’ve sent me, but they’re not answering. what should i do?

  • Khano Jarkata

    I did still not get my visa, applied on 27th Oct, status is still “Application in Process”. Please advise how to proceed further.

    • M.R

      Nothing can be done. I called every possible number but to no avail. Sorry….

    • Khano Jarkata

      I got my Visa on 12th Nov

  • Tahir

    Guys… Instead of taking the risk and getting stuck in the stupid online visa process, I first asked a travel agent in Saudi if he can get me a visa. He refused and told that all GCC residents must apply online only. Then I contacted a travel visa agent in Dubai and she said she can get me and my family the visit visa in 2 working days. So simple. So I have applied through the visa agent. Will let you know once the visa is granted. I suggest everyone to do the same till this system is more mature.

    • M.R

      Mr Tahir, you have the rugby thing. It’s the best. I couldn’t travel to my conference because of the APPLICATION IN PROCESS problem. I would advise everyone to apply through either a travel agent, hotel or airline.

    • Hassan

      Can you kindly share the name and contact details of the agent in Dubai? Thanks

  • Zahid Usman

    I have applied visa online Oct 28 and still did not get the approval.
    Yesterday I went to Dubai and got the visa on arrival there but had pay the fee again

    • Khano Jarkata

      I have a flydubai ticket, have applied for visa online on 28th Oct, still the status is Application in process.
      Can I still travel and get visa on arrival in Dubai? Does the airline flydubai still allow you to fly and issue the boarding pass

    • M.R

      Which airline did you travel with and what is your profession?

    • Decent

      Zahid! which airline did u choose to fly dubai. As today i checked with Flydubai, they are not open for visa on arrival.

  • Rolando

    Fareed, I need you’re assistance. I have already uploaded my requirements and successfully made the application yesterday Nov 7, But I need to correct something in my application. I tried to call +97147075402 but the whole morning Nov 8 nobody is answering the contact number since many agencises refereed me there (Dubai Visa Immigration for GCC residents). Please I need you’re help in where I can get the action needed to change some data in my application before it gets approved.

  • sanjeev nanda

    Hello, I applied Dubai 30 days visa online as I am traveling to Dubai on 25th December with my family by road. I got visa for myself and my wife but for my children it is showing more document required. I read the comments on document re-upload and message was children already have valid visa for dubai. I gone Dubai last year also by car with family. I resubmitted same documents again and it is showing application in process.My visa will be valid till 25th December or not.
    2nd question I have by mistake while applying visa application I entered details of my previous cancelled passport and application is approved.Do I need u you apply again.

    Please advise how I can resolve these issues.

    • Syed Talha Hussain

      Hello Sanjeev,

      Me too planning to travel UAE by road. My destination is sharjah and entry point will be al gweifat border abu dhabi.. I got the visa approved for myself but when i try to apply for my kids, i do not see the CHILD profession under abu dhabi emirate.

      Could you please let me know how to get the CHILD profession? Do i need to select an emirate other than Abu dhabi

  • Rama Samy

    Hi,
    How to cancel online visa application? does any one know whom to contact for this

    • M.R

      I also tried to cancel it online, but there is no option.

  • Sasa Diaz

    All i wanted was to go for a short vacation..they messed up everything! now i have to pay for cancellations of hotels and flight tickets! ALL I WANTED WAS TO GO FOR A VACATION!

    • M.R

      I can empathize with you…If you remember, I missed a conference that was quite important for my career…

      Anyone who is either planning to apply or is just waiting for a visa and is reading this, PUH’LEEZ do yourself a favour: ask an agent, hotel or airline to apply for you. At least until the system is mature enough not to be so erratic…

      • Sasa Diaz

        Please please please..if you are planning to go to UAE and apply for a visa,process it thru an agency.. Had I known that it would be this stressful, I would have gone to the agency.. You know what? They sent me an alert just now to reupload my documents again. There’s still a slight hope for that vacation tomorrow, but I’m done hoping.

        • M.R

          I guess now its my turn to hope for a miracle for you…

          • Sasa Diaz

            Hahaha! I would appreciate that,thank you..I’ll let you know.I promise to try not to curse on this blog if it goes bad..Haha!

          • M.R

            Lol… I deliberately did not open this webpage after my travel date passed as i knew I would pay a few compliments to the visa system. Though I wish you the very best, do keep a brown paper bag handy!

          • Sasa Diaz

            Fingers,toes,arms,legs and what ever else I can cross crossed!hahaha!

          • M.R

            Some brave souls are just boarding the plane and taking a chance…and many are getting visas on arrival! So consider this option after talking to the airline once more…

          • Sasa Diaz

            I might but it’s a very risky thing to do. I might end up crying there in the airport.Haha.. God I hope it won’t come to that..

          • M.R

            It’s very saddening that your vacation was ruined…

          • Sasa Diaz

            I cannot comment anymore..I don’t know what to say..

    • M.R

      Riding the lift to the top of Burj?

      • Sasa Diaz

        probably..my friend did not experience it yet.. i have though,once..guess what,we are on the way now to the airport.. i will get my visa there in UAE..apparently,the online visa system is still on trial and according to officials there,it would take months before it would become dependable..i’m taking my chances..i will cry and make a scene there if i have to..i deserve this vacation and it has to push thru!haha!

        • Ahmed Hegazy

          I have got to know that Flynas officers don’t allow boarding unless the passenger has Dubai Visit Visa otherwise they don’t allow boarding, kindly update with what happened with you with Flynas officers ?!

          • Sasa Diaz

            I made it thru..in my dreams! You were right Mr.Ahmed, they did not let me check-in..i hate it! i hate it! I hate it! the officers were very nice and accomodating though..

          • M.R

            They didn’t? What a sloppy system! It seems its just pot luck – some people are being allowed to board (on FlyDubai and Emirates) without visas while others are not…

          • Mark

            Flydubai, emirates and etihad they can arrange you visa on arival but the other airlines cannot. Becase they are not UAE flag carrier..

    • Mark

      So what happen? They allow you to travel or not? Are you Filipino? I also travelled last September using e-visa

    • Mark

      And also where is your location here in saudi?

  • Rolando

    Hi, I wish to revise my Full name in my approved GCC Entry Visa. what are the steps I need to take and close this issue. I have been trying to call Dubai immigration but nobody is answering the phone having the following contact numbers: +97147075402, +97147075375+971501899188 but no success in communicating. Is there anyway I can have this processed, I am currently here in Saudi and I need this to be revised before i enter DUbai

    • Mark

      What revisions do you need.. are you filipino? I travelled UAE last September and Also had a minor mistake in my application..

      • Errol Carlos

        Yes i am filipino. But i have have gcc residence permit in saudi. Ive got my first name only written but it should be my full name. However in the second question i got all middle name, first name and surname in the slots. Its just the full name on the visa i got wrong. Which also reflected on the approved visa print out. Ive been calling immigration for 3 days every 30min but no answer from the phone. What should i do? I tried to check online but no such services exist to revise my entry permit. Currently there are no more visa on arrival arrangements in dubai thats why i applied online here. But never imagined this program is not flexible to situations like this. Ive been struglif for 3 days getting the right link to help me and dialling the immigration numbers of dubai. But no answer at all

        • Mark

          So the name in your approved visa was incorrect, maybe that will not valid.

          I am also Filipino living here in saudi amd travelled UAE last September and apply visa through online and the incorrect details that I accidentally entered was the expiration of my passport and issue date of my iqama. When I reach the boarder since I travel via SAPTCO bus, I got little bit nervous because of that but its all well they allowed me without any questions.

        • Mark

          And probably they will not answer calls because of tooooo much application errors that made of people who applied online (I try to call them but no on answer the call) but I just take the risk and luckily travelled safe and sound back in KSA.

  • Mark

    I apply e-visa last September 10,2015 and got my visa after 2 days and didnt encounter any problem in such that I had a mistake with regards to my issue date of iqama and expiration date of my passport that I accidentally entered incorrect but I had a smooth safe and sound and enjoyed travel in UAE and back then here in Saudi.

    The common issue that I saw with the applicants is sucu some are they are not aware of the size of the scan documents that the online application is requiring, they upload more than a hundred KB of scan documents and that is the one factor that may face in the application and long waiting of the status or long insuance of e-visa. “GUYS PLEASE BE AWARE OF THE SIZE OF THE DOCUMENTS” for you to have a quick issuance of your visa.

    Some people that I talk with before I applied, they have their visa in just a few hours only and for me in that time is too ling for 2 days, but luckily I got my visa.

    With regards to the number of immigration office, probably they will or maybe not answer the call because of the huge number of caller that are calling their hotline for some reason. I suggest to do not call them, contact them thru email instead as I did when I saw my errors in my visa and they are replying responsibly and quickly.

    I hope this will help you all guys, this is just a tip any experience during the time that I am applying for my visa.

    I had a smooth travel in UAE and back here in Saudi amd surely will back again and use the online application next 2016 travel back in UAE.

  • faris ishaque

    Hi,

    What is the new procedure for filling the expiry date on the Residence Permit (Iqama) as it is now a 5 year card. Do I fill in the date on the card or do I just put 1 Year from the renewal date.

  • Decent

    I have applied last last week for dubai visa. initially they put comment on my date of birth for which i have submitted the required documents. Now its been 3 days the status is “Application in Process”. Tried all the available numbers of immigration but no one answers…

  • Mansoor Ahmed

    I have applied for UAE visit visa on 3rd November but still Application is in Process I don’t know why its delaying??????

  • syed

    Dear, myself and family, i have to apply 3 visa separate. if application separate means, what are the documents i need to upload for family while applying

  • Jes

    My flight is on Sunday and the visa is still on process since we applied for it last month! Anyone knows how can i contact them other than the number attached to their e-mail? Please help!

    • Zeeshan Mumtaz

      Hi Jes,

      I have learned from few friends that in case application is in process, take a copy of the application with all supporting documents and travel via DWC airport. You can get visa on arrival there. They faced similar situation in the first week on November.

      Please let us know if you get through with this.

      Thanks,
      Zeeshan

      • Zeeshan Mumtaz

        Hi Jes,

        Pls try calling this number +971 4 224 5555
        if you get any response pls update us.

        Regards,
        Zeeshan

        • Jes

          Hi Zeeshan,

          I’ve calling them to confirm about what you’ve said, but they’re also not answering their phone.

          • Zeeshan Mumtaz

            Hi jes, my cousin in Dubai spoke to them yesterday.. They said we can get visa on arrival at DWC airport. We need to carry application copy with all supporting documents..

            Hope this helps. I will travel on Tuesday carrying application copy. Fingers crossed!!

          • syed

            Zeeshan, same thing will apply by road also. if bring all the document (Ghoufat Border), Will they accept?

          • Akila Wajirakumara

            Zeeshan, Jes ; I faced the same problem today and as you mentioned I took the risk and went to the airport and they did not let me board the flight, regardless if you meet the criteria. YOU CANNOT BOARD THE FLIGHT WITHOUT A VISA.
            As of last week, they have officially stopped issuing on arrival visas to GCC residents for nationalities not in the list. I also got the chance to speak to the Emirates manager while I was at the airport, and he admitted that the online procedure is really messed up and recommended to apply as a regular foreigner from an agent or hotel in UAE and you will get the visa in 2 days. Of course if you are driving, you must have the GCC resident visa, but I doubt they will give on arrival at the border, it is better to confirm before travelliing.

          • Akila Wajirakumara

            The worst part is you can’t even cancel your application to apply from an agent in UAE. It appears in the system; you can only do one thing at a time. They will only refund if you get rejected and that is only 100AED, so for forget it. What’s point if you can’t on the days you want. Missed a very important conference in Dubai; could have made a lot of money if I went. My company and myself are utterly disappointed.

          • Zeeshan Mumtaz

            Hi Akila,

            Luckily, I have got the pending two visas (for my wife and son) today. Just in time. I have flight tomorrow.

          • Zeeshan Mumtaz

            Dear Syed, I don’t have any idea about road travel. You may call the above number and check with Immigration team.

          • Zeeshan Mumtaz

            Hi Jes,

            Did you try on arrival visa?

          • Jes

            Hi Zeeshan, sorry for the late reply. Yes we’ve tried visa on arrival but the person on the counter said they’re not issuing it anymore. A while later they let us through but they said that if anything happens it will be our responsibility.

          • Zeeshan Mumtaz

            Hi Jes,

            Good that you got through.. Responsibility will always be ours irrespective of how visa was issued .. lol 😀
            I think they issue visas on arrival because they realize that the new system is not fully geared yet.

            Did you travel via DWC?

  • syed

    Dear All ,for apply UAE visa(planning to go by road), for me what are the document need to upload and family what are the documents need to be upload for getting approval without difficult. For photo, whats the background. can someone guide me please

  • robin

    Dear all, i am planning to travel to uae dec9. I am worried to apply online visa.. lots of people having still issue… Am planning my trip via road.. Guffiath boarder.. anyone knows , about on arrival visa.. is it still available..? i got on arrival on my last trip to uae during HUJJ holidays… (Sep 26)

    • syed

      Dear Robin, please keep me for update, becuz i am also planning to go by 23rd dec

      • robin

        sure..

      • robin

        m planing to apply via online.. i saw the procedure to request visa for me.. for my wife i need to do the same step or connected link will come while filling my application? do u have any idea abt this? wot abt ur visa..? got for whole family?

        • Zeeshan Mumtaz

          Hi Robin,

          Separate application is required to be filed for everyone including infants who have separate passport.

          • robin

            Thanks Zeeshan,

            so i should upload my passport copy and iqama copy along with my wife application rt?..

        • syed

          No, Sofar not yet started, Most probably i will start this by next week

  • Zeeshan Mumtaz

    Hi All,

    To sum-up my experience with online Dubai visa application process:

    Myself – applied on 09 Nov – received within an hour.
    Wife – applied on 09 Nov – received visa on 23 Nov (Just in time – flight date 24 Nov)
    Son – applied on 10 Nov – received visa on 23 Nov (Just in time – flight date 24 Nov)

    So happy ending for me 🙂

    Regards,

    Zeeshan

    • syed

      Dear Zeeshan, Can you please update me? For Wife and kid, what are the documents need to be upload. Passport copies should be scanned by color or black&white is ok? can you guide me

    • FaisalWS

      Congrats! Seems like they are actually trying to process visa applications before the date-of-arrival mentioned in the application. Interesting that you yourself got it within an hour. Btw, can you share when did the application status for your wife and son change from “Posted” to “In Process” and then from “In Process” to “Approved”?

      • Zeeshan Mumtaz

        Hi Faisal,

        For wife and son, within few hours of posting application, they asked for more documents and I re-uploaded the documents and application status was immediately changed to “application in process”.

        09 / 10 Nov – posted , within few hours – “re-upload documents” – immediately after re-posting -changed status to “in process”

        23 Nov – from “in process” to “approved”

        Regards,

        Zeeshan

    • robin

      I need to apply for my wife .. What is the profession i need to select for my wife. I typed the initials as HOU for housewife, but nothing appears in the list. pls let me know how to select the housewife profession…..

      • Zeeshan Mumtaz

        Dear Robin,

        I have a good news for everyone planning to visit UAE. On arrival visa facility for GCC residents has been extended till 31 December 2015. I have received an email from Emirates.

        Enjoy.

        Regards,

        Zeeshan

        • syed

          By Road, VOA available, any idea

    • syed

      in the online form passport details, my passport renewed at indian embassy,kuwait, place of issue i can mention kuwait, but country of issue i have to select indian or kuwaity, i confused,in the drop down listed like indian,omanian,kuwaity, can some body guide me pls

  • syed

    Dear All, my iqama 3 month validity start from 22nd dec(expiry 22nd mar’16). if i applied by 1st dec and got visa, but i am planning to travel by 25t dec. can i travel by road? on the border they will visa only or iqama also? can some one guide me pls? i send mail to ameer but no reply can someone guide me? thankx in advance by s.syed

  • exe

    hi guys

    I applied last Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 and got email acknowledgement from [email protected] of receipt of my application. At the same time, i got email also from emaratech acknowledging payment made. I immediately checked status at ednrd Status Enquiry and “Application Posted” was displayed along with a history of my previously approved Oct. 28, 2015 e-visa application. I even printed it out. Since Sunday, i was checking Status Enquiry again but “No Data Found” keeps on appearing until now. Dont know yet status of my application. Does anybody experience this? Please note that when i applied last Oct. 28, 2015, i have my visa approved the next day. Now i am wondering why its been 5 days now i dont receive my approval yet. In case i will not be approved until Dec. 1, 2015 (my travel date), can i bring the application and payment acknowledgements as evidence for VOA? Im travelling via Emirates from KSA. Is anybody knowledgeable if VOA is still available as of now at Dubai airport? Please advise as amerservice and contact numbers listed on the email letter can not be reached.

  • FaisalWS

    Guys, I have just heard from multiple sources that online Visa requirement has been revoked till 31st December. Please check with the airlines you plan to travel with. Seems like VOA is back on!

    • syed

      Now by road VOA available on border, any idea?

  • Sasa Diaz
    • syed

      hi,On immigration, they are checking visa or iqama?

  • Sasa Diaz

    Yes,they are gonna look for your visa and iqama at the immigration upon arrival in UAE..

    • syed

      Even we have visa, they are checking Iqama

  • syed

    In the online application for uploading the document, it is asking Resident Copy and ID. Resident Copy means Iqama, What is ID, can you guide me

    • FaisalWS

      Same thing.

      • syed

        Thankx faisal, means ID and Resident Copy, i have to upload My Iqama Copy right in the online. Becuz online they are asking 2 uploads ID and Resident Copy, Please guide me

        • FaisalWS

          I uploaded passport, iqama and a recent photo. That’s all.

          • syed

            thankx

          • robin

            all should be in JPG format?. can i upload pdf format?

  • FaisalWS

    An important update.

    I had a friend fly to Dubai on Emirates today without any visa and he was given a VOA at Dubai airport. Can’t say about other airlines though. Found a news article on “Times of Oman” confirming VOA is back on.

    http://www.timesofoman.com/article/72382/Oman/Tourism/Airlines-say-they-will-no-longer-insist-on-e-visa-to-allow-expatriates-to-fly-into-the-United-Arab-Emirates

    Having said that, I got my visa approved today. Applied on 18th. Travelling tomorrow. It seems they are taking into account the arrival date to figure out which ones to process first. We had another case here (Zeeshan) where he received the visa for his wife and son just a day before travel date.

  • Axad Khan

    No there is no “on arrival visa”. i applied online and my status was in progress till the end. i got online boarding because of which i was able to board the flight. when i went to dxb. they took my passport and send me to deportation department.

    There is no VISA ON ARRIVAL. so please dont try it.
    BTW once the visa is approved it takes 12 – 24 hours for ur visa to come in system.

  • Syed Talha Hussain

    I had applied for the visa on Wednesday and got it approved today morning. Now I need to apply for my wife and kids individually. What is the profession i need to select for my wife. I typed the initials as HOU for housewife, but nothing appears in the drop down list. If someone could let me know how to select the housewife profession, it would help me a great deal.

    • robin

      same for me also… any update?

  • Reem Abdelhadi Debian

    -+-+-*-*i am travelling with my 3 year old daughter on a business trip, but she has her own passport… i applied for my visa but how to get one for her to travel along with me

  • syed

    For SON, What profression i have to select, I selected CHILD in Marital Status and profession , what need to be select, SON is not displaying, can someone guide me

    • Syed Talha Hussain

      I am facing the same problem. The CHILD profession is not in the list. How can I submit an application for my child?

      • syed

        My friend applied got by Oct using HOUSEWIVES/STUDENTS/RETIRED for his son

        • robin

          ” GCC Citizen – Accompanies” is the option for applying for wife visa?

          • syed

            what about SON which profession we have to select?

  • robin

    ” GCC Citizen – Accompanies” is the option for applying for wife visa? housewife profession is not showing in the GCC Resident option….

    • syed

      What about SON which profession we have to select?

  • syed

    in the online form passport details, my passport renewed at indian embassy,kuwait, place of issue i can mention kuwait, but country of issue i have to select indian or kuwaity, i confused,in the drop down listed like indian,omanian,kuwaity, can some body guide me pls

  • robin

    i applied online visa for me and my wife.. today morning i received both visas….. thanks for you guys support… 🙂

    • syed

      in the online form passport details, my passport renewed at indian embassy,kuwait, place of issue i can mention kuwait, but country of issue i have to select indian or kuwaity, i confused,in the drop down listed like indian,omanian,kuwaity, can some body guide me pls

  • Sohail

    hi there I applied for online UAE visa me n my family which is still Inprocess in that I mention SHARJAH as my arriaval port but I want to go by road so can anyone guide me now what can I do to change my port n go by road or I can go any where

    • syed

      From where to Sharjah

  • Sohail

    aslkm syed Bhai iam sorry iam going from Riyadh

  • Sohail

    me too went by road last time I got ARRIAVAL VISA on border my prof is mechanical engineer iam from hara in Riyadh near al rajhi signal

    • syed

      I am also from Hara opp. lahoree Khabey, Can you give your contact number? i will call you

    • Syed Talha Hussain

      Dear Sohail,
      The last time you went by road, did they check/verify your family iqama? I ask so because the name of my kids on the iqama is not matching with the passport. Will it be any problem

  • syed

    In the application form, Iqama Issue Date, which is current iqama issue date or first iqama issue date, please guide me

    • awais

      Salam. @syed how to get iqama issuance date as its not showing on MOI portal ?
      also i have same query about which date to put in expiry

    • Syed Talha Hussain

      I had entered the current issue date of my Muqeem card and the expiry date is 5 years from the current issue date. I got the visa approved

      • awais

        dear talha how you got iqama issuance date

        • Syed Talha Hussain

          Subtract 1 year from the expiry date on your Iqama, convert it to Gregorian. That will be your Iqama Issuance date.
          If it is a Muqeem card, then subtract 5 years. I did it this way.

          • awais

            thanks Talha for your kind reply

          • awais

            one more thing Talha, what did you enter in arrival time ?

          • Syed Talha Hussain

            It should be the date you have planned to cross the border or arrival at the airport. I feel the date could be flexible

          • awais

            Thanks Talha

      • syed

        Dear Talha how you got iqama issue date. becuz moi portal is not showing that

      • syed

        I selected Abu Dhabi and Border ALGOUIFAT

        For wife and son we have to select gcc resident or gcc citizen -accompanies ? if gcc resident means, housewife profession is not showing. for son what profession we have to select. Can you guide me?

  • syed

    In GCC resident form, i selected Abu Dhabi and Select ALGOUIFAT, for profession Computer Programmer is not displaying. In GCC Citizen – Accompanies, Computer Programmer is displaying. Can someone guide me pls

  • syed

    In GCC resident form, i selected Abu Dhabi and Select ALGOUIFAT, for profession Computer Programmer is not displaying. In GCC Citizen – Accompanies, Computer Programmer is displaying. Can someone guide me pls? I am planning by road

    • awais

      yes. only Programmer is shown. is it necessary to select from list as it allows to enter manually well.

      • syed

        If we entered manual, it will not allowing me to proceed. Means we have to select from the list.For the case of GCC Citizen – Accompanies, Computer Programmer showing. any idea?

        • awais

          sorry but no idea in this regard. hope someone will reply.
          do check other emirates they might be having this category

          • Mark

            It will not be a problem if you select “programmer” as your profession.. as I did before when I got to Abu dhabi by road and theres is no “QUANTITY SURVEYOR” profession in the list, I entered “SURVEYOR” and my visa was approved after 2 days. 🙂

    • Mark

      You can select as Programmer as long as it was written in your Iqama that you are a Computer Programmer or just simply Programmer. 🙂

      • syed

        thankx mark

      • syed

        mark for wife and son we have to select gcc resident or gcc citizen -accompanies ? if gcc resident means, housewife profession is not showing. for son what profession we have to select pls guide me

        • Mark

          For wife and son, you can go with the GCC Residence – Accompanies (something like that) as long as you have approved evisa already. 🙂

          • syed

            I already applied by 3rd Dec, Sofar it is Posted Status, I dont know when i will get it

  • syed

    For applying wife and son,In GCC Residentence, for abu dhabi – ghuifat border, house wife and son profession is not showing. But GCC Citizen – Accompanies, it showing profession. Can some one guide me where can i apply? pls guide me

  • Sohail

    DEAR TALHA,
    last time when I visited uae there was not such a system to apply visa online & no need to carry ur iqama with you just I had iqama copy that time n about the spellings its noting to do with iqama that time only they took our passport

    • Syed Talha Hussain

      Thanks for the kind reply, Sohail.

  • Sohail

    they issued my visa but I dnt got my wife n osn visa yet can any one tell me what changes to be made in application for the family

  • Sohail

    I mean in their application where should I attach my iqama copy bcoz they sent me a mail to attach kafeel who is hosting this visa

  • syed

    For WIFE and SON, What profession i have to select under GCC Residents while i am selecting Abu Dhabi and ALGOUIFAT. Becuz HOUSE WIFE,STUDENT is not showing. Can some one guide me

    • Syed Talha Hussain

      For Wife and Son, you need to apply under GCC citizens – Accompanies.

      • syed

        You applied like that and got the approval? any idea

        • Syed Talha Hussain

          I did not apply yet but that is what most of the forum members suggested and I believe they applied that way.

          • Umer Usman

            Fdddff

  • syed

    SALAM, Yesterday i got visa for myself and family not yet. In the visa, full name is not there,only part of name there and other details like passport number,date of birth,etc are correct. In the application form, full name is there. pls some one advice me can i travel using this visa?

  • syed

    SALAM, Yesterday i got visa for myself and family not yet. In the visa, full name is not there,only part of name there and other details like passport number,date of birth,etc are correct. In the application form, full name is there. pls some one advice me can i travel using this visa?

    • awais

      how did you applied for family ?

      • syed

        i applied gcc residents, it is not showing house wife immediate, i waited 2-3 minutes then selected it came, i don’t why

        • awais

          thanks. Did u selected “Programmer” in profession ?
          And how you applied for your son ?

          • syed

            For me, Programmer(Visa Issued). For Son,HOUSEWIVE/STUDENT/REDIRED, application status is Posted. For Wife, House Wife

          • awais

            jazakAllah

    • Mohammed Rafiuddin

      Did you apply for Dubai or Abu Dhabi?

      • syed

        abu dhabi

        • Mohammed Rafiuddin

          Sir, if you don’t mind can you please explain how ”HOUSEWIFE” profession turned up for you after few minutes? Did you type letters “HOUSEWIFE” and waited or was some other way? “Housewife” profession only appears for Dubai emirate and not Abu Dhabi.

          • syed

            fill all 3 form and don’t submit, and come back first page, wait for 1-2 mins and change the profession it will come.

  • awais

    Salam. In more documents required “الشخص موجود داخل الدوله. Other / أخرى” Is coming. Can someone kindly guide what doc is required

    • syed

      this msg for you or family

      • awais

        This is for me. I even shared with them snapshot of my travel information from MOI portal but still They are asking this .

  • awais

    Salam. In more documents required “الشخص موجود داخل الدوله. Other / أخرى” Is coming. Can someone kindly guide what doc is required
    Plz. Can anyone help me over here

  • Sohail

    I applied for my family separately n Alhamdulillah I got the visa issued