Urgent UAE .. Extending a visit visa for a relative or friend
The Federal Authority for Identity and Nationality, Customs and Ports Security has verified that holders of a visa to visit a family or friend, regardless of whether it is for 30, 60, or 90 days, one trip, or numerous journeys, are permitted to extend it for a period of just 30 days, for a charge of 750 dirhams. This extension only applies to the first duration of the visa.
How to extend a visit visa for a relative or friend
The authority has made it possible for traveling foreigners to extend their visas according to the specified period through smart channels through the smart application known as "UAEICP." It should be noted that the documents required to benefit from this service include the original entry permit as well as a colored personal photo that satisfies the criteria that has been approved.
The relevant authorities has specified that in order to extend a visa, the person who is being sponsored must be physically present in the nation, and the length of time remaining on the applicant's passport when the service request is submitted must be no less than six months. The issue costs amount to 500 dirhams, the application fees are 100 dirhams, and smart services are 100 dirhams; insurance and authority fees total 50 dirhams each.
In the event that the application is returned owing to the existence of defects in the data or the inability to completely complete the needed papers, the authority said that the application is rejected electronically after thirty days have elapsed. Only the issuance of the document, as well as any financial assurances, in case the application is turned down.
The governing body emphasized that the fees could either be recovered through the use of a credit card within a time frame that did not exceed five years from the date that the application was submitted, or it could be recovered through the use of a check or a bank transfer, but only for financial institutions that are located within the borders of the country, and within a time frame that did not exceed six months from the date that the application was submitted.
The Federal Authority for Identity, Nationality, Customs and Ports Security has made it possible for people living in the United Arab Emirates to apply themselves for a request to issue a visit visa for a relative or friend of foreigners living outside the country by using the smart application in a series of straightforward and uncomplicated steps. This improves the quality of the electronic services that are offered to customers, and it satisfies the long-term requirements of all categories of foreigners and residents living in the country.