The authority indicated that multi-entry tourist visa is available to all nationalities, and the validity period extends to five years. The holder of the visa can stay in the country for 90 days each time, which can be extended to a similar period.
The Government clarified that the visit visa allows foreign businessmen to enter the country without the need for a guarantor or a host, to explore opportunities for establishing businesses, and also to find out about investment opportunities.
The campaign is scheduled to take place at City Centre Deira near Centrepoint from Feb.25 to 27.
“The applicant’s residence visa should be valid for at least 60 days from the date of application, so as to be eligible to apply for the service,” the ICP said.
Foreigners as well as their wives and children can be eligible for a 5-year residence visa, which can be renewed as long as the retiree meets the eligibility requirements, the UAE Digital Government said.
The government clarified that the resident who wants to obtain a residence visa for his parents must provide a proof of their need for his care and support.
The UAE Government stated that a resident can obtain a residence visa for his wife and children, after submitting the marriage contract which must be certified in Arabic or translated into Arabic by a sworn and certified translator.
The typing centres affirmed that the entry permit application was activated since last Friday and covered all types of residence visas, noting that the holder of a UAE residence visa who stayed abroad for more than 6 months can apply for the entry permit.
“The fees of all the services provided by the ICP have been increased by Dhs100 for each service,” a service agent confirmed. The hike in fees will apply to services including Emirates ID card, residency visas and visit visas.
The Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs and Ports Security (ICP) has stated that four steps need to be taken for easy and smooth issuance of an entry permit to the UAE through the ICP’s website www.icp.gov.ae or its smart app UAE ICP.