UAE Residence Visa Renewal Online
You can now renew your UAE residence permit online through the ICA website. It only takes 48 hours to renew your residence visa in the UAE online. It is important to note that the UAE Government provides residents with a 30-day grace period to remain in the country after their visa expires in the country. To avoid fines, the resident visa must be renewed before the grace period expires. Follow the steps below to renew your UAE resident visa.
The documents required vary depending on your sponsor, whether you work for a company or a family member. You may need different documents depending on the type of visa that you have. You can easily find a list of all the documents required for various categories on the ICA website.
If you are a private sector / free zone employee, you’ll need to upload the following documents:
- A recent color photograph of the sponsored person with a white background
- Passport copy
- Certificate of medical fitness approved by competent authorities
- Employment Card or the receipt of Employment Card for private sector employees.
- ID receipt.
- Medical Insurance (Abu Dhabi)
Steps to Renew UAE Residence Permit Online
Create an account with UAE Pass. Simply login to samrt services if you are already registered.
Select the “Residence Permit Renewal” service.
After reviewing the application, submit it.
Following the submission of your application, you will be required to pay the final cost of renewing a residence visa in Dubai, which will include visa fees, online service fees, and other related fees.
Submit an application for ID card renewal.
Give your passport to an authorized delivery company.
Your passport will be stamped with a Residency Permit sticker and returned to you via the authorized delivery company.