These are the online channels for applying for entry permits:
The eChannels portal
Through the eChannels portal, individuals and companies registered in the UAE can apply for a new visa or visa renewal. In order to apply, individuals and companies must first register themselves. Note that eVisa can be used at entry port in the UAE without the need to put the original visa in the entry port before the arrival of the sponsored.
The website of GDRFA
You can apply online for a visa through the websites of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) ] Dubai.
GDRFA of Dubai provides one more website Amer.ae, through which Dubai nationals and residents can apply for entry permit and residence visa for their families. Visitors can apply for extension of visas on arrival.
You can apply for UAE entry permit and residence visa through:
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Business golden visa platform
Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship launched an electronic platform (https://business.goldenvisa.ae) for applying for business visa, which is a part of the Golden Visa system. Professionals with entrepreneurial experience from around the world are eligible to apply for the business visa to set up their own businesses in the UAE.
Applicants can submit official documents of their projects through the website for obtaining the golden visa. Government entities concerned can review the applications and attachments to ensure they fulfil the conditions required.
Offline visa application can be done through licensed typing centres where visa application is typed and processed through the GDRFA of the respective emirate. Upon approval, the sponsor will receive a message about the approval and the original entry permit.
Dubai Government stipulates that all entry permit and visa transactions must be carried out through its Amer centres. Locate Amer centres in Dubai.
Updated on 18 May 2021