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Residency passport renewal in the UAE for six months

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Published on July 14, 2023, 17:41:00

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Foreigners who want to live and work in the United Arab Emirates long-term need a UAE Residence Visa. This resident visa offers many benefits to the holder, such as allowing them to open a bank account, get loans, get a driver’s license, or access government health services. 

However, to apply for a residence visa, one must meet certain eligibility criteria and requirements. Under UAE Laws, a residency visa can only be renewed if the passport is valid for a minimum of six months. If the passport expires before 6 months,  it is mandatory to renew your passport before applying for a visa renewal.  

The applicant may contact:

The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (the ‘GDRFA’) – Dubai, for residents of Dubai 

The GDRFA – Ras Al Khaimah, for resident of Ras Al Khaimah

The Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs & Port Security, for residents of Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Umm Al Quwain, Ajman, and Fujairah.

For further inquiry applicant may contact the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (the ‘GDRFA’) – Dubai, if you are a resident of Dubai or the GDRFA – Ras Al Khaimah if you are a resident of Ras Al Khaimah or Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs & Port Security if you are based in any one of the emirates among Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Umm Al Quwain, Ajman, and Fujairah, as reported by Khaleej Times.

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