Application of the Entry Permit / Stamping of Residence Visa

Fill up the Entry Permit for Employment form which can be downloaded from the DWC website

Fill in applicant details specifying whether he / she is inside or outside the country

Submit the form with the relevant documents to the authorities & pay the fees accordingly

Entry permit will come within 2 weeks subject to approval from Immigration department.

If applicant is outside the country then he/she needs to enter the country & get the residence visa stamped on the passport within 60 days of the issue of the entry permit

If applicant is inside country then change status & local amendment will be done after which residence visa will be stamped on the passport

The applicant has to obtain a Mandatory Residence Insurance policy before the stamping process is initiated.

For visa stamping the applicant has to go for medical test & emirates id registration process.


  • Colored Passport Copy
  • Colored License Copy
  • Colored Attested Qualification from MOFA UAE
  • Employment Contract (applicable for employees)
  • Colored Establishment Card Copy
  • 4 passport size photographs
  • Original Passport
  • Original Entry permit with change of status stamp (inside country application)
  • Original Medical Report
  • Copy of the emirates id registration form
  • Copy of the Mandatory insurance policy or Medical Card
  • 4 passport size photos
  • Fees for Outside Country – AED 2709 + Medical + Emirates ID
  • Fees for Inside Country – AED 4462.50 + Medical + Emirates ID
  • All fees mentioned above are subject to 5% VAT

Employment Renewal is done through the portal by filling up the following details

  • Company PIN number
  • Company name
  • Employee DWC ID number

This information will generate the renewal form which needs to be filled & physically submitted to the authorities along with Visa renewal fees.

Residence Visa will be stamped on the passport within 2 weeks of the application date

  • Original Passport
  • Colored Attested Qualification from MOFA UAE
  • Renewed Employment Contract (applicable for employees)
  • Colored Establishment Card Copy
  • Original Medical Report
  • Copy of the emirates id registration form
  • Copy of the Mandatory insurance policy or Medical Card
  • 4 passport size photos
  • Employment Visa renewal Fees – AED 1750 + Medical + Emirates ID
  • All Prices mentioned above are subject to 5% VAT
  • Fill up the Entry / Residence Permit Cancellation Form (Download from DWC website)
  • Submit it physically along with the fees to the authorities
  • Cancelation of Residence visa will take around 3-4 working days
  • Documents required
  • Original Passport
  • Residence Visa Cancellation Form
  • Cancellation Fees – AED 250
  • All the prices mentioned above are subject to 5% VAT
    • All the above processes can be done through the DWC portal by filling up a registration form for online access which can be downloaded through the DWC website.
  • Fill up the Dependent Entry Application form with the relevant details of the applicant & the sponsor. The form can be downloaded from the DWC website
  • Submit the documents physically to the authorities along with the relevant fees
  • Timeline for issuance of entry permit is around 2 weeks from the date of application subject to approval from the immigration department.
  • If applicant is outside the country then he/she needs to enter the country & get the residence visa stamped on the passport within 60 days of the issue of the entry permit
  • If applicant is inside country then change status & local amendment will be done after which residence visa will be stamped on the passport
  • The applicant has to obtain a Mandatory Residence Insurance policy before the stamping process is initiated.
  • For visa stamping the applicant has to go for medical test & emirates id registration process.
  • Fill up the Dependent Entry Application form with the relevant details of the applicant & the sponsor. The form can be downloaded from the DWC website
  • Submit the documents physically to the authorities along with the relevant fees
  • Timeline for issuance of entry permit is around 2 weeks from the date of application subject to approval from the immigration department.
  • If applicant is outside the country then he/she needs to enter the country & get the residence visa stamped on the passport within 60 days of the issue of the entry permit
  • If applicant is inside country then change status & local amendment will be done after which residence visa will be stamped on the passport
  • The applicant has to obtain a Mandatory Residence Insurance policy before the stamping process is initiated.
  • For visa stamping the applicant has to go for medical test & emirates id registration process.
  • 2 passport copies of the applicant
  • 2 passport copies of the sponsor including visa page
  • For Housewife; Original & copy of the attested (home country & MOFA) marriage certificate
  • For Child born in UAE; 2 passport copy of the mother including visa page & UAE birth certificate in original & copy
  • For Child born outside UAE; Attested Birth certificate (original & copy)
  • Original Visit visa or cancellation paper (for inside country applicants)
  • Copy of the Ejari & DEWA bill.
  • 3 color passport size photographs
  • Original Passport of the applicant
  • Original Entry Permit (for inside country applicant it should be with the change status stamp)
  • Original medical test report (only applicable for Housewife)
  •  Copy of the emirates id registration form
  • Copy of the mandatory health Insurance policy / medical card
  • Fees for Outside Country Application – AED 1000 + Medical + Emirates ID
  • Fees for Inside Country Application – AED 2753.50 + Medical + Emirates ID
  • All the above mentioned prices are subject to 5% VAT
  • Fill up the Dependent Residence Permit Renewal Application form with the relevant details of the applicant & the sponsor.
  • Submit the documents physically to the authorities along with the relevant fees
  • The renewal process will take around 2 weeks from the date of application
  • Original Passport
  • Original Emirates ID registration (renewal) & Old emirates id
  • 2 passport copies of the sponsor including the visa page
  • 2 passport copies of the dependent including the visa page
  • 1 passport copy of mother including visa page (for child application)
  • 3 passport size photographs
  • Copy of the renewed Mandatory Health Insurance Policy / Medical card
  • Fees for renewal - AED 850 + Medical + Emirates ID
  • All the above mentioned prices are subject to 5% VAT
  • Fill up the Entry / Residence Permit Cancellation Form (Download from DWC website)
  • Submit the application with relevant documents physically to the authorities along with the relevant fees.
  • The cancellation process will be take around 3-5 working days
  • Documents required
  • Original Passport
  • Residence Visa Cancellation Form
  • Cancellation Fees – AED 250
  • All the prices mentioned above are subject to 5% VAT