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Avail 0% installment plan for 6, 9 and 12 months with our preferred banking partners.

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International Free Zone Authority (IFZA) based in the heart of Fujairah and built on global quality, IFZA is set to quickly become a leading investment hub within the thriving UAE economy. Offering a highly customised approach, coupled with efficient international service standards and cost-effective solutions. With IFZA it is truly all about the customer and their journey to business success.

IFZA's objective is to act in a way which minimizes damage to the environment. As global warming continues apace and becomes an increasingly prevalent topic amongst world governments, IFZA is doing their part to become environmentally more responsible or "green".

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IFZA Promotion

Flexible Plants to Offer!

Start up Company

for as low as
AED 11,500
OR
AED 2,250 / mo
  • On selected banks only
Terms & Conditions apply.

Lifetime Visa for Free!

1 FREE visa for LIFE

for as low as
AED 18,575
OR
AED 3,429.17 / mo
  • until July 31, 2020 only
Terms & Conditions apply.

Great Services To Offer!

Get more than 1 Free Visa Assistance if you avail

ELITE OR EXECUTIVE
package for as low as
AED 17,700
OR
AED 3,200 / mo
Terms & Conditions apply.
Why choose IBG?

Lowest
Price
Promise

24/7 At Your
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Guaranteed

Stay Home
Instant License
At Your Door

Additional, Best
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In Same Price

0%
Installment
Plan

Why Choose IFZA?
  1. 100% foreign ownership of company shares
  2. 0% income tax, 0% corporate tax
  3. No physical presence of business owner(s) required during the incorporation process
  4. No Physical offices and share capital requirement
  5. Exceptionally fast and efficient company formation process
Company Setup Packages

Company Setup Packages-0 visa-Basic

AED 13,500 AED 11,500
OR
2,250 AED /mo
  • Trade License
  • Up to 3 Activities
  • Up to 10 Shareholders
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Share Certificate
  • Office Rental Agreement
  • MOA and AOA
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (logo design / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Investor from A to Z
  • Website Mock-up / Landing Page (1 only)
  • Door-to-door document delivery (within Dubai)
  • Website Consultation
  • Digital Marketing Consultation
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation
  • Marketing Consultation
  • HR & Recruitment Consultation
  • Service Shopper Consultation
  • Real Estate Shopper

Company Setup Packages-0 visa-Elite

AED 15,000 AED 13,500
OR
2,500 AED /mo
    Everything in Basic Plus:
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR

  • 3 Free Visa processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Company Setup Packages-0 visa-Executive

AED 16,500 AED 15,000
OR
2,750 AED /mo
    Everything in Elite Plus:
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR

  • 1 Free Visa processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration - One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • VIP assistance for visa application and Company incorporation

Company Setup Packages-1 visa-Basic

AED 17,700 AED 15,700
OR
2,950 AED /mo
  • Trade License
  • Up to 3 Activities
  • Up to 10 Shareholders
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Share Certificate
  • Office Rental Agreement
  • MOA and AOA
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (logo design / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Investor from A to Z
  • Website Mock-up / Landing Page (1 only)
  • Door-to-door document delivery (within Dubai)
  • Website Consultation
  • Digital Marketing Consultation
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation
  • Marketing Consultation
  • HR & Recruitment Consultation
  • Service Shopper Consultation
  • Real Estate Shopper

Company Setup Packages-1 visa-Elite

AED 19,200 From AED 17,700
OR
3,200 AED /mo
    Everything in Basic Plus:
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR

  • 3 Free Visa processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Company Setup Packages-1 visa-Executive

AED 20,700 From AED 19,200
OR
3,450 AED /mo
    Everything in Elite Plus:
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR

  • 1 Free Visa processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration - One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • VIP assistance for visa application and Company incorporation

Company Setup Packages-2 visa-Basic

AED 20,200 AED 17,900
OR
3,367 AED /mo
  • Trade License
  • Up to 3 Activities
  • Up to 10 Shareholders
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Share Certificate
  • Office Rental Agreement
  • MOA and AOA
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (logo design / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Investor from A to Z
  • Website Mock-up / Landing Page (1 only)
  • Door-to-door document delivery (within Dubai)
  • Website Consultation
  • Digital Marketing Consultation
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation
  • Marketing Consultation
  • HR & Recruitment Consultation
  • Service Shopper Consultation
  • Real Estate Shopper


Company Setup Packages-2 visa-Elite

AED 21,700 From AED 19,900
OR
3,617 AED /mo
    Everything in Basic Plus:
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR

  • 3 Free Visa processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Company Setup Packages-2 visa-Executive

AED 23,200 From AED 21,400
OR
3,867 AED /mo
    Everything in Elite Plus:
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR

  • 1 Free Visa processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration - One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • VIP assistance for visa application and Company incorporation

Company Setup Packages-3 visa-Basic

AED 22,200‬ AED 19,700
OR
3,700 AED /mo
  • Trade License
  • Up to 3 Activities
  • Up to 10 Shareholders
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Share Certificate
  • Office Rental Agreement
  • MOA and AOA
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (logo design / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Investor from A to Z
  • Website Mock-up / Landing Page (1 only)
  • Door-to-door document delivery (within Dubai)
  • Website Consultation
  • Digital Marketing Consultation
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation
  • Marketing Consultation
  • HR & Recruitment Consultation
  • Service Shopper Consultation
  • Real Estate Shopper

Company Setup Packages-3 visa-Elite

AED 23,200 From AED 21,700
OR
3,950 AED /mo
    Everything in Basic Plus:
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR

  • 3 Free Visa processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Company Setup Packages-3 visa-Executive

AED 25,200 From AED 23,200
OR
4,200 AED /mo
    Everything in Elite Plus:
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR

  • 1 Free Visa processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration - One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • VIP assistance for visa application and Company incorporation

Company Setup Packages-4 visa-Basic

AED 24,000 AED 21,300
OR
4,000 AED /mo
  • Trade License
  • Up to 3 Activities
  • Up to 10 Shareholders
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Share Certificate
  • Office Rental Agreement
  • MOA and AOA
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (logo design / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Investor from A to Z
  • Website Mock-up / Landing Page (1 only)
  • Door-to-door document delivery (within Dubai)
  • Website Consultation
  • Digital Marketing Consultation
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation
  • Marketing Consultation
  • HR & Recruitment Consultation
  • Service Shopper Consultation
  • Real Estate Shopper

Company Setup Packages-4 visa-Elite

AED 25,500 From AED 23,300
OR
4,250 AED /mo
    Everything in Basic Plus:
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR

  • 3 Free Visa processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Company Setup Packages-4 visa-Executive

AED 27,000 From AED 24,800
OR
4,500 AED /mo
    Everything in Elite Plus:
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR

  • 1 Free Visa processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration - One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • VIP assistance for visa application and Company incorporation

Company Setup Packages-5 visa-Basic

AED 25,800 AED 22,900
OR
4,300 AED /mo
  • Trade License
  • Up to 3 Activities
  • Up to 10 Shareholders
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Share Certificate
  • Office Rental Agreement
  • MOA and AOA
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (logo design / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Investor from A to Z
  • Website Mock-up / Landing Page (1 only)
  • Door-to-door document delivery (within Dubai)
  • Website Consultation
  • Digital Marketing Consultation
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation
  • Marketing Consultation
  • HR & Recruitment Consultation
  • Service Shopper Consultation
  • Real Estate Shopper

Company Setup Packages-5 visa-Elite

AED 27,300 From AED 24,900
OR
4,550 AED /mo
    Everything in Basic Plus:
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR

  • 3 Free Visa processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Company Setup Packages-5 visa-Executive

AED 28,800 From AED 26,400
OR
4,800 AED /mo
    Everything in Elite Plus:
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR

  • 1 Free Visa processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration - One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • VIP assistance for visa application and Company incorporation

Company Setup Packages-6 visa-Basic

AED 27,800 AED 24,700
OR
4,633 AED /mo
  • Trade License
  • Up to 3 Activities
  • Up to 10 Shareholders
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Share Certificate
  • Office Rental Agreement
  • MOA and AOA
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (logo design / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Investor from A to Z
  • Website Mock-up / Landing Page (1 only)
  • Door-to-door document delivery (within Dubai)
  • Website Consultation
  • Digital Marketing Consultation
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation
  • Marketing Consultation
  • HR & Recruitment Consultation
  • Service Shopper Consultation
  • Real Estate Shopper

Company Setup Packages-6 visa-Elite

AED 29,300 From AED 26,700
OR
4,883 AED /mo
    Everything in Basic Plus:
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR

  • 3 Free Visa processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Company Setup Packages-6 visa-Executive

AED 30,800 From AED 28,200
OR
5,133 AED /mo
    Everything in Elite Plus:
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Employee from A to Z
  • OR

  • 1 Free Visa processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration - One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • VIP assistance for visa application and Company incorporation

Company Setup Packages-holding visa-Basic

AED 11,500 From AED 9,500
OR
1,917 AED /mo
  • Trade License
  • Up to 3 Activities
  • Up to 10 Shareholders
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Share Certificate
  • Office Rental Agreement
  • MOA and AOA
  • Official Company Stamp
  • Expiry Reminder Services
  • Brand Identity (logo design / Business Card Design)
  • Bank Account Opening Assistance (UAE)
  • Free IBG Fee on first renewal
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Investor from A to Z
  • Website Mock-up / Landing Page (1 only)
  • Door-to-door document delivery (within Dubai)
  • Website Consultation
  • Digital Marketing Consultation
  • VAT & Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultation
  • Marketing Consultation
  • HR & Recruitment Consultation
  • Service Shopper Consultation
  • Real Estate Shopper

Company Setup Packages-holding visa-Elite

AED 13,000 From AED 11,500
OR
2,250 AED /mo
    Everything in Basic Plus:
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Employee from A to Z
  • 3 Free Visa processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Mail Management

Company Setup Packages-holding visa-Executive

AED 14,500 From AED 13,000
OR
2,417 AED /mo
    Everything in Elite Plus:
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Employee from A to Z
  • 1 Free Visa processing for Dependents from A to Z
  • Health Insurance Assistance
  • VAT Registration - One Time Only
  • Email Setup Assistance
  • Dedicated Account Manager

**Government charges applies.
**Discounted Price will be applicable for one-time payment only.
***Installment fee is calculated for 6 months. But it is also available in 3, 9 and 12 months for selected banks only.
Visa Processing Packages

Investor visa is not available in IFZA. Partners may apply for employment visa

Visa Processing Packages-Employment-Basic

AED 6,175 From AED 5,370
OR
1,029 AED /mo
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Typing
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Application - Normal
  • Medical Results within 48 hours
  • Medical Report will be collected on your behalf
  • Stamped passport and Emirates ID will be collected on our office

Visa Processing Packages-Employment-Elite

AED 6,635 From AED 5,770
OR
1,105 AED /mo
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Typing
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Application - Normal
  • Medical Results within 48 hours
  • PRO assistance in every step of the process
  • Pick up and drop off to agreed meeting place
  • Stamped passport and Emirates ID will be collected on our office

Visa Processing Packages-Employment-Executive

AED 6,980 From AED 6,070
OR
1,163 AED /mo
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Typing
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Application - Normal
  • Medical Results within 48 hours
  • PRO assistance in every step of the process
  • Pick up and drop off to any point in Dubai
  • Medical Report will be collected on your behalf
  • Stamped passport and Emirates ID will be collected on our office

Visa Processing Packages-Employment-VIP

AED 11,000 From AED 9,570
OR
1,833 AED /mo
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Typing
  • VIP Medical Test and EID Application
  • PRO assistance in every step of the process
  • Inclusion of Medical Test and Emirates ID's fees
  • Pick up and drop off to any point in Dubai
  • Pick up and drop off from Airport to your preferred location**
  • Medical Report will be collected on your behalf
  • Stamped passport and Emirates ID will be collected on our office will be delivered at your doorstep

*In the case of an inside country application, change status fee apply.
**Immigration card and E-channel fees apply.
***Discounted price is applicable for one-time payment only.
****Installment fee is calculated for 6 months. But it is also available for 3, 9 and months for selected banks only.

Visa Processing Packages-Dependent-Basic

AED 6,175 From AED 5,370
OR
1,029 AED /mo
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Typing
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Application - Normal
  • Medical Results within 48 hours
  • Medical Report will be collected on your behalf
  • Stamped passport and Emirates ID will be collected on our office

Visa Processing Packages-Dependent-Elite

AED 6,635 From AED 5,770
OR
1,105 AED /mo
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Typing
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Application - Normal
  • Medical Results within 48 hours
  • PRO assistance in every step of the process
  • Pick up and drop off to agreed meeting place
  • Stamped passport and Emirates ID will be collected on our office

Visa Processing Packages-Dependent-Executive

AED 6,980 From AED 6,070
OR
1,163 AED /mo
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Typing
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Application - Normal
  • Medical Results within 48 hours
  • PRO assistance in every step of the process
  • Pick up and drop off to any point in Dubai
  • Medical Report will be collected on your behalf
  • Stamped passport and Emirates ID will be collected on our office

Visa Processing Packages-Dependent-VIP

AED 11,000 From AED 9,570
OR
1,833 AED /mo
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Typing
  • VIP Medical Test and EID Application
  • PRO assistance in every step of the process
  • Inclusion of Medical Test and Emirates ID's fees
  • Pick up and drop off to any point in Dubai
  • Pick up and drop off from Airport to your preferred location**
  • Medical Report will be collected on your behalf
  • Stamped passport and Emirates ID will be collected on our office will be delivered at your doorstep

*In the case of an inside country application, change status fee apply.
**Immigration card and E-channel fees apply.
***Discounted price is applicable for one-time payment only.
****Installment fee is calculated for 6 months. But it is also available for 3, 9 and months for selected banks only.

Visa Processing Packages-Dependent-Basic

AED 6,175 From AED 5,370
OR
1,029 AED /mo
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Typing
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Application - Normal
  • Medical Results within 48 hours
  • Medical Report will be collected on your behalf
  • Stamped passport and Emirates ID will be collected on our office

Visa Processing Packages-Dependent-Elite

AED 6,635 From AED 5,770
OR
1,105 AED /mo
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Typing
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Application - Normal
  • Medical Results within 48 hours
  • PRO assistance in every step of the process
  • Pick up and drop off to agreed meeting place
  • Stamped passport and Emirates ID will be collected on our office

Visa Processing Packages-Dependent-Executive

AED 6,980 From AED 6,070
OR
1,163 AED /mo
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Typing
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Application - Normal
  • Medical Results within 48 hours
  • PRO assistance in every step of the process
  • Pick up and drop off to any point in Dubai
  • Medical Report will be collected on your behalf
  • Stamped passport and Emirates ID will be collected on our office

Visa Processing Packages-Dependent-VIP

AED 11,000 From AED 9,570
OR
1,833 AED /mo
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Typing
  • VIP Medical Test and EID Application
  • PRO assistance in every step of the process
  • Inclusion of Medical Test and Emirates ID's fees
  • Pick up and drop off to any point in Dubai
  • Pick up and drop off from Airport to your preferred location**
  • Medical Report will be collected on your behalf
  • Stamped passport and Emirates ID will be collected on our office will be delivered at your doorstep

*In the case of an inside country application, change status fee apply.
**Immigration card and E-channel fees apply.
***Discounted price is applicable for one-time payment only.
****Installment fee is calculated for 6 months. But it is also available for 3, 9 and months for selected banks only.

Visa Processing Packages-Dependent-Basic

AED 6,405 From AED 5,570
OR
1,067 AED /mo
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Typing
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Application - Normal
  • Medical Results within 48 hours
  • Medical Report will be collected on your behalf
  • Stamped passport and Emirates ID will be collected on our office

Visa Processing Packages-Dependent-Elite

AED 6,980 From AED 6,070
OR
1,163 AED /mo
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Typing
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Application - Normal
  • Medical Results within 48 hours
  • PRO assistance in every step of the process
  • Pick up and drop off to agreed meeting place
  • Stamped passport and Emirates ID will be collected on our office

Visa Processing Packages-Dependent-Executive

AED 7,325 From AED 6,370
OR
1,220 AED /mo
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Typing
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Application - Normal
  • Medical Results within 48 hours
  • PRO assistance in every step of the process
  • Pick up and drop off to any point in Dubai
  • Medical Report will be collected on your behalf
  • Stamped passport and Emirates ID will be collected on our office

Visa Processing Packages-Dependent-VIP

AED 11,000 From AED 9,570
OR
1,833 AED /mo
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Typing
  • VIP Medical Test and EID Application
  • PRO assistance in every step of the process
  • Inclusion of Medical Test and Emirates ID's fees
  • Pick up and drop off to any point in Dubai
  • Pick up and drop off from Airport to your preferred location**
  • Medical Report will be collected on your behalf
  • Stamped passport and Emirates ID will be collected on our office will be delivered at your doorstep

*In the case of an inside country application, change status fee apply.
**Immigration card and E-channel fees apply.
***Discounted price is applicable for one-time payment only.
****Installment fee is calculated for 6 months. But it is also available for 3, 9 and months for selected banks only.

Visa Processing Packages-Dependent-Basic

AED 12,823 From AED 11,151
OR
2,137 AED /mo
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Typing
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Application - Normal
  • Medical Results within 48 hours
  • Medical Report will be collected on your behalf
  • Stamped passport and Emirates ID will be collected on our office

Visa Processing Packages-Dependent-Elite

AED 13,398 From AED 11,651
OR
2,233 AED /mo
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Typing
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Application - Normal
  • Medical Results within 48 hours
  • PRO assistance in every step of the process
  • Pick up and drop off to agreed meeting place
  • Stamped passport and Emirates ID will be collected on our office

Visa Processing Packages-Dependent-Executive

AED 13,743 From AED 11,951
OR
2,290 AED /mo
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Typing
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Application - Normal
  • Medical Results within 48 hours
  • PRO assistance in every step of the process
  • Pick up and drop off to any point in Dubai
  • Medical Report will be collected on your behalf
  • Stamped passport and Emirates ID will be collected on our office

Visa Processing Packages-Dependent-VIP

AED 17,423 From AED 15,151
OR
2,903 AED /mo
  • Medical Test and Emirates ID Typing
  • VIP Medical Test and EID Application
  • PRO assistance in every step of the process
  • Inclusion of Medical Test and Emirates ID's fees
  • Pick up and drop off to any point in Dubai
  • Pick up and drop off from Airport to your preferred location**
  • Medical Report will be collected on your behalf
  • Stamped passport and Emirates ID will be collected on our office will be delivered at your doorstep

*In the case of an inside country application, change status fee apply.
**Immigration card and E-channel fees apply.
***Discounted price is applicable for one-time payment only.
****Installment fee is calculated for 6 months. But it is also available for 3, 9 and months for selected banks only.
Process & Timeline
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This page provides applicants guidelines on the submission of the application's requirements to avoid inconveniences. This guideline is not necessary to include with the application.

All applications should have complete information/documentation. Failure to comply with the requirements at any stage could result in the cancellation of the application in the light of both the Authority and the Emirate laws under the general umbrella of the UAE's laws. Following the decrees of the Authority, those incomplete information/documentation will be returned or will not be accepted until all the requirements are fulfilled.

At any stage, the Authority has the right to request additional documents of the application process to facilitate the registration and approval.

Refund of fee is not allowed throughout the application process, or the terms and conditions of the refund guidelines may apply as per the terms and conditions of the Authority.

TIMELINE
Submission of Documents - depends on the client
Name Reservation - 1 day

Step 1.1 Submit all the required documents and payment to the authorities or a third-party provider.

See the checklist below.

INDIVIDUAL SHAREHOLDER 

Documents Required

Remarks
Company Setup Onboarding Form Provided by Authority
Terms and Conditions Provided by Authority
Visa Page (if resident)

Scanned clear copy, colored

UAE Entry Stamp

Scanned clear copy, colored

Emirates ID (if resident)

Scanned clear copy, colored

Passport Copy Scanned clear copy, uncut with full border. Please see the guidelines below
Passport size photo for all shareholders

Please see the photo guidelines below.


CORPORATE SHAREHOLDER Remarks
Company Setup Onboarding Form See link
Term and Conditions Provided by Authority
Board Resolution Original Copy & Attested
Trade License Scanned Clear Copy
Memorandum of Association Scanned Clear Copy
Certificate of Incumbency Scanned Clear Copy
Share Certificate of the shareholding company Scanned Clear Copy
Passport copy of the UBO’s

Scanned clear copy, colored

Passport copy of the Manager Scanned clear copy, colored
Manager’s Visa page copy (if UAE resident) Scanned clear copy, colored
Proof of Address (of Signatory) Scanned clear copy
Passport size photo of the Manager

Please see the photo guidelines below


Additional requirements of IBG:
Service Agreement Signed by the Authorized person
Know Your Client Form (KYC) Complete, per Shareholder

Passport Size Photo Guidelines:
  • White Background
  • Teeth should not be visible
  • Light-colored shirts are not allowed
  • Jewelry and eyeglasses not allowed
  • No handwritten marks allowed on the photos
  • Must be in high resolution

Passport Copy Guidelines:
  • Colored and clear full page of the passport
  • Passport should be valid for a minimum of 7 months
  • Amendment/modification page should be included (if applicable)
  • Additional remarks for below nationalities:
    1. India - First and last page copy
    2. Pakistan - First and second-page copy
    3. Sri Lanka - First and fourth-page copy
    4. US - First and special comment page copy
    5. Nepal - First and last page copy

Step 1.2 Submit (3) Trade Name option to the Authority or a third-party provider for approval.

Step 2.1 Review and prepare documents submitted by the client

Step 2.2 Obtain signatures from the client.

Step 2.3 Send (3) Trade Name option to the Authority for approval.

Note: In most cases, Trade Name reservation can be made while completing the documents.

The Authority will review the submitted Trade Names. The Authority will notify and grant Name Reservation Certificate to the client or the third party provider if (1) name matches the criteria.

Note: The client may not proceed to the process unless the Trade Name is approved.

TIMELINE
Submission of Documents - 1 working day
Pre-Approval - 3-5 working days

Submit application together with the complete documentation and payment to the Authority.

The Authority will review the documents once completed and payment received.

Note: In some cases, the Authority may request more information or documentation before proceeding.

TIMELINE
License Issuance - 1-3 working days

After carefully reviewing all the documents, the Authority will notify the client or the third party provider that the application has been approved.

The Authority will issue the following documents:

Incorporation Documents
Trade License
Certificate of Incorporation

Share Certificate for each Shareholder 

Memorandum of Association**
Articles of Association
Office Rental Agreement

**The Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association must be signed by the company owner(s) upon receipt. They must send a clear scanned copy to IFZA at the earliest via email.

Once a license application is approved, the third party provider may proceed to the next step, which is visa processing (if only applicable).

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This page provides applicants guidelines on the submission of the application's requirements to avoid inconveniences. This guideline is not necessary to include with the application.

All applications should have complete information/documentation. Failure to comply with the requirements at any stage could result in the cancellation of the application in the light of both the Authority and the Emirate laws under the general umbrella of the UAE's laws. Following the decrees of the Authority, those incomplete information/documentation will be returned or will not be accepted until all the requirements are fulfilled.

At any stage, the Authority has the right to request additional documents of the application process to facilitate the registration and approval.

Refund of fee is not allowed throughout the application process, or the terms and conditions of the refund guidelines may apply as per the terms and conditions of the Authority.

TIMELINE
Submission of Documents - depends on the client
Name Reservation - 1 day

Step 1.1 Submit all the required documents and payment to the authorities or a third-party provider.

See the checklist below.

INDIVIDUAL SHAREHOLDER 

Documents Required

Remarks
Company Setup Onboarding Form Provided by Authority
Terms and Conditions Provided by Authority
Passport Copy Scanned clear copy, uncut with full border. Please see the guidelines below
Passport size photo for all shareholders

Please see the photo guidelines below.


CORPORATE SHAREHOLDER Remarks
Company Setup Onboarding Form See link
Term and Conditions Provided by Authority
Board Resolution Original Copy & Attested
Incorporation Documents Certified True Copy
Passport Copy Scanned clear copy, uncut with full border. Please see the guidelines below
Passport size photo for all shareholders Please see the photo guidelines below.

Additional requirements of IBG:
Service Agreement Signed by the Authorized person
Know Your Client Form (KYC) Complete, per Shareholder

Passport Size Photo Guidelines:
  • White Background
  • Teeth should not be visible
  • Light-colored shirts are not allowed
  • Jewelry and eyeglasses not allowed
  • No handwritten marks allowed on the photos
  • Must be in high resolution

Passport Copy Guidelines:
  • Colored and clear full page of the passport
  • Passport should be valid for a minimum of 7 months
  • Amendment/modification page should be included (if applicable)
  • Additional remarks for below nationalities:
    1. India - First and last page copy
    2. Pakistan - First and second-page copy
    3. Sri Lanka - First and fourth-page copy
    4. US - First and special comment page copy
    5. Nepal - First and last page copy

Step 2.1 Review and prepare documents submitted by the client

Step 2.2 Obtain signatures from the client.

TIMELINE
Submission of Documents - 1 working day
Pre-Approval - 3-5 working days

Submit application together with the complete documentation and payment to the Authority.

The Authority will review the documents once completed and payment received.

Note: In some cases, the Authority may request more information or documentation before proceeding.

TIMELINE
License Issuance - 1-3 working days

After carefully reviewing all the documents, the Authority will notify the client or the third party provider that the application has been approved.

The Authority will issue the following documents:

Incorporation Documents
Trade License
Certificate of Incorporation

Share Certificate for each Shareholder 

Memorandum of Association**
Articles of Association
Office Rental Agreement

**The Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association must be signed by the company owner(s) upon receipt. They must send a clear scanned copy to IFZA at the earliest via email.

Once a license application is approved, the third party provider may proceed to the next step, which is visa processing (if only applicable).

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This page provides applicants guidelines on the submission of the application's requirements to avoid inconveniences. This guideline is not necessary to include with the application. 

All applications should have complete information/documentation. Failure to comply with the requirements at any stage could result in the cancellation of the application in the light of both the Authority and the Emirate laws under the general umbrella of the UAE's laws. Following the decrees of the Authority, those incomplete information/documentation will be returned or will not be accepted until all the requirements are fulfilled.

At any stage, the Authority has the right to request additional documents of the application process to facilitate the registration and approval.

Refund of fee is not allowed throughout the application process, or the terms and conditions of the refund guidelines may apply as per the terms and conditions of the Authority.

As your business expands and grows and business structure may have changed, you would need to modify your license. You can always perform different types of amendments on your valid business license or during the time of renewal. Type of amendments includes Ownership Related Amendments, Activity Related Amendments and Other Types Of Amendments. The issuing authority facilitates and processes all amendments to company registers and licenses, such as Change of Directors, change of company name, change of company address. In all scenarios of amendment, IBG offers the best advice and services you need for amend your trade license in Mainland, Freezone and offshore across all the emirates.

Type of License Amendment:

  • Adding/Removing of Shareholder/s | 3-5 working days

License Amendment Fee

AED 2,000

Security Check / shareholder

AED 300

Additional Shareholder

AED 350

Board Resolution1

Signed with stamp, scanned color copy,attested

  • Adding/Removing of Activity/ies | 3-5 working days

Security Check / shareholder

AED 300

Additional Fee / activity

AED 1,000

Board Resolution1

Signed with stamp, scanned color copy,attested

  • Transferring of Shares | 3-5 working days

License Amendment Fee

AED 2,000

Security Check / shareholder

AED 300

Board Resolution1

Signed with stamp, scanned color copy,attested

  • Upgrading/Downgrading Visa Allocation | 2-4 working days

License Amendment Fee

AED 2,000

Additional Fee2

Depends on the current package. 

Board Resolution1

Signed with stamp, scanned color copy,attested

  • Decrease/Increase of Share Capital3

License Amendment Fee

AED 2,000

Board Resolution1

Signed with stamp, scanned color copy,attested

1.Changes should be mentioned in the Board Resolution with shareholder’s signature. 

2.Additional Fee is the difference between the current package and the new package. 

Example: 0 Visa package fee minus 1 visa package fee.

3.Contact your third-party provider or IFZA for the actual share capital. 

4.IBG Fee applies

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In accordance with the regulatory requirements, every company established in the UAE must renew their Trade License in order to legally continue engaging business activity and operation. The Department of Economic Development (DED) and freezone authority is the authority that issues, regulates and renews mainland and freezone trade licenses respectively. With the help of IBG, you can be ensured that the renewal process is completely done in the right order. IBG offers the best advice and services you need for liquidating your company in Mainland, Freezone and offshore across all the emirates.

TIMELINE:

Preparation of renewal form - 1 working day

Obtaining signature & payment from client - depends on the client

Documents Required

Remarks

Renewal Form

Filled and signed

Trade License

Scanned clear copy

Step 1: Prepare the renewal form and send it to the client for signature. 

Step 2: Sign and submit the renewal form and license fee to a third-party provider. 

TIMELINE:

Submission of documents to the Authority - 1 working days

Renewal Process - 3-4 working days

Step 1: Submit the required documents and payment to the Authority. 

Note: A penalty of AED 1,000 applies for late license renewal which is applicable after the initial 30-days grace period and AED 100 per month for every month after the grace period. 

Step 2: Review the application. 

Step 3: Once approved, the Authority will notify the third-party provider or the authorized person that the license has been reviewed and new incorporation documents will be issued. 

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License cancellation occurs when you are closing down your business. Applicable government entities must be informed of this decision to stop incurring fees and fines upon your license. 

During cancellation, the company will be liquidated, and all of its assets and properties will be properly divided among shareholders of the company. In all scenarios of liquidation, IBG offers the best advice and services you need for liquidating your company in Mainland, Free zone, and Offshore across all the Emirates.

TIMELINE:

Preparation of Documents - 1 working day

Obtaining client signature - depends on the client

Step 1: Prepare all the original documents to be submitted to the third-party provider or to the Authority.

Documents Required

Remarks

Original Company Documents

• Trade License Copy

• Certificate of Incorporation

• Articles of Association

• Memorandum of Association

• Board Resolution1

License Cancellation Form

Filled and signed

License Cancellation Fee

AED 2,000

1.The cancellation of license should be mentioned in the Board Resolution with shareholder’s signature. 

1.IBG Fee applies

Step 2: Obtaining client signature and payment. 

Step 3: Sign and submit the necessary documents along with the payment. 

Please click here for step by step of cancellation of visas.

TIMELINE:

Submission of Documents - 1 working day

License Cancellation - 3-5 working days

Step 1: Review all the necessary documents. 

Step 2: Notify the third-party provider or the client if the license has been cancelled. 

Step 3: Notify the client.

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This page provides applicants guidelines on the submission of the application's requirements to avoid inconveniences. This guideline is not necessary to include with the application. 

All applications should have complete information/documentation. Failure to comply with the requirements at any stage could result in the cancellation of the application in the light of both the Authority and the Emirate laws under the general umbrella of the UAE's laws. Following the decrees of the Authority, those incomplete information/documentation will be returned or will not be accepted until all the requirements are fulfilled.

At any stage, the Authority has the right to request additional documents of the application process to facilitate the registration and approval.

Refund of fee is not allowed throughout the application process, or the terms and conditions of the refund guidelines may apply as per the terms and conditions of the Authority.

TIMELINE

Establishment Card Application - 1 working day

Establishment Card Issuance - 5 to 10 working day

The third party provider will submit the Establishment Card Application together with the payment to the Authority. 

The Authority will review the application once payment is received. The client or the third party provider will be notified if the application has been approved or rejected. If it’s approved, the establishment card will be sent electronically. If it’s rejected, the client or the third party provider cannot proceed with the visa application.

TIMELINE:

Preparation and submission of Documents - depends on the client

Step 1: Prepare all the documents required for visa application. 

See the checklist below.



Documents Required

Remarks

Trade License

Scanned clear copy, colored

Establishment Card 

Scanned clear copy, colored

Employees 

Remarks

Passport copy

Scanned clear copy, uncut with full border. Please see the guidelines below.

Passport size photo 

Please see photo guideline below

Tourist Visa (if applicable)

Scanned clear copy, colored

Residence Cancellation (if applicable)

Scanned clear copy, colored

Emirates ID (if resident)

Scanned clear copy, back and front

Passport Size Photo Guidelines:

  • White Background
  • Teeth should not be visible
  • Light colored shirts are not allowed
  • Jewelry and eyeglasses not allowed
  • No handwritten marks allowed on the photos
  • Must be in high resolution

Passport Copy Guidelines:

  • Colored and clear full page of passport
  • Passport should be valid for a minimum of 7 months
  • Amendment/modification page should be included (if applicable)
  • Additional remarks for below nationalities: 
    • India - First and last page copy
    • Pakistan - First and second page copy
    • Sri Lanka - First and fourth page copy
    • US - First and special comment page copy
    • Nepal - First and last page copy

Step 2: Submit all the necessary documents to the Authority or to the third-party provider together with the payment for visa application. 

Step 3: Review all the documents submitted and prepare the documents needed for client’s signature. 

TIMELINE

Submission of documents - 1 working day 

Issuance of E-visa or entry permit - 5-7 working days

Issuance of Change Status - 3-5 working days

Insurance Application (if applying from Dubai or Abu Dhabi only) - approx 3-5 days (depends on the insurance provider)

Step 1: Submit application and payment the following fees to the Authority:

  • E-channel Registration Fees
  • Visa Application Fees 

Step 2: Review the application.

Step 3: Issuance of E-visa or Entry Permit. 

Step 4: Issuance of Change Status.

Step 5: Notify the client as soon as Entry Permit and Change Status has been issued. 

Step 6: Medical & EID Typing

Step 7: Undergo a medical test at one of the testing centres. Take the photo and biometric for Emirates ID. 

Medical Examination Result:

Normal - 2 working days

VIP - within the day

PASSED - Medical Certificate will be provided by the Authority. 

FAILED - As per UAE Law, an expatriate can only have (3) attempts. If the result remains the same, the expatriate will not gain a visa and will be deported.

Step 8: If a client is applying from Dubai and Abu Dhabi (Freezone or Mainland), it is required to apply for insurance as a prerequisite before visa stamping. If not, wait until the result of your medical has been issued and proceed to Stage 4 - Visa Stamping

TIMELINE

Visa Stamping - 5-7 working days 

Emirates ID Issuance - 5-10 working days 

Step 1: Collect passport from client for visa stamping. 

Step 2: Visa stamping.

Step 3: Issuance of Emirates ID. 

Step 4: Collect passport from the Authority and deliver or arrange a courier to send to the client. 

Step 5: The third-party provider will notify the client once EID has been received and deliver or arrange a courier to send to the client.

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This page provides applicants guidelines on the submission of the application's requirements to avoid inconveniences. This guideline is not necessary to include with the application. 

All applications should have complete information/documentation. Failure to comply with the requirements at any stage could result in the cancellation of the application in the light of both the Authority and the Emirate laws under the general umbrella of the UAE's laws. Following the decrees of the Authority, those incomplete information/documentation will be returned or will not be accepted until all the requirements are fulfilled.

At any stage, the Authority has the right to request additional documents of the application process to facilitate the registration and approval.

Refund of fee is not allowed throughout the application process, or the terms and conditions of the refund guidelines may apply as per the terms and conditions of the Authority.

TIMELINE:

Preparation and submission of Documents - depends on the client

Step 1: Prepare all the documents required for visa application. 

See the checklist below.

Documents Required

SPONSOR

Remarks

Salary Certificate1

Issued by IFZA with 7 months validity

Visa Page

Scanned clear copy, colored with 7 months validity

Trade License Copy

Scanned clear copy, colored 

Letter from Company (not required if sponsor is company owner)

Signed, scanned clear copy with 7 months validity

Original Tenancy Contract/Ejari

Attested by RERA (Real Estate Regulatory Agency)

Utility Bills

Most recent (i.e. water or electricity bill)

Emirates ID card

Original

Passport Copy

Scanned clear copy, colored with 7 months validity

Visa Application Form 

Filled, completed

Proof of Medical Insurance per dependent2

I.e. scanned insurance card copy or insurance policy

NOC Letter3

Signed

For Sponsoring Children

Remarks

Birth Certificate

Original copy and attested4

Marriage Certificate

Original copy and attested4

Child/Children’s Passport Copy

Scanned clear copy, colored with 7 months validity

Passport size photos

See guidelines below

For Sponsoring Spouse

Remarks

Marriage Certificate

Original copy and attested

Spouse’s passport copy

Scanned clear copy, colored with 7 months validity

Passport size photos

See guidelines below

For Sponsoring Parents

Remarks

Birth Certificate

Original copy and attested4

Sponsor’s Birth Certificate

Original copy and attested4

Parent’s Passport Copy

Scanned clear copy, colored with 7 months validity

1The Salary Certificate will be issued by IFZA for an additional fee of AED 250. It is also required to submit a letter, addressing the IFZA General Manager and stating the following information of the employee: 

  • Salary and other benefits;
  • Full Name;
  • Passport Number;
  • Job Title;
  • Contract Term (i.e. limited or unlimited).

2A proof of medical insurance per dependent must be presented during the visa stamping. It could be a copy of the insurance card or the copy of policy. 

3A No Objection Certificate from the Father is required if the sponsor is the Mother. 

4Document must be attested by the UAE Embassy in the country of origin and UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

Important Note: Sponsor should be inside the UAE during the process. 

Passport Size Photo Guidelines:

  • White Background
  • Teeth should not be visible
  • Light colored shirts are not allowed
  • Jewelry and eyeglasses not allowed
  • No handwritten marks allowed on the photos
  • Must be in high resolution

Passport Copy Guidelines:

  • Colored and clear full page of passport
  • Passport should be valid for a minimum of 7 months
  • Amendment/modification page should be included (if applicable)
  • Additional remarks for below nationalities: 
    • India - First and last page copy
    • Pakistan - First and second page copy
    • Sri Lanka - First and fourth page copy
    • US - First and special comment page copy
    • Nepal - First and last page copy

Step 2: Submit all the necessary documents to the Authority or to the third-party provider together with the payment for visa application. 

Step 3: Review all the documents submitted and prepare the documents needed for client’s signature.

TIMELINE

Submission of documents - 1 working day 

Issuance of E-visa or entry permit - 5-7 working days

Issuance of Change Status - 3-5 working days

Insurance Application - approx 3-5 days (depends on the insurance provider)

Step 1: Submit the visa application and the payment to the Authorities. 

Step 2: Review the application.

Note: The Authority may require more documentation upon reviewing the application. 

Step 3: Issuance of E-visa or Entry Permit. 

Step 4: Issuance of Change Status.

Step 5: Notify the client as soon as Entry Permit and Change Status has been issued. 

Step 6: Medical & EID Typing

Step 7: Undergo a medical test at one of the testing centres. Take the photo and biometric for Emirates ID. 

Medical Examination Result:

Normal - 2 working days

VIP - within the day

PASSED - Medical Certificate will be provided by the Authority. 

FAILED - As per UAE Law, an expatriate can only have (3) attempts. If the result remains the same, the expatriate will not gain a visa and will be deported. See more information here.

Step 8: Apply for medical insurance or if you have an existing medical insurance a confirmation of validity and must cover UAE. If it’s valid, you may proceed to Stage 4 - Visa Stamping

TIMELINE

Visa Stamping - 5-7 working days 

Emirates ID Issuance - 5-10 working days 

Step 1: Collect passport from client for visa stamping. 

Step 2: Visa stamping.

Step 3: Issuance of Emirates ID. 

Step 4: Collect passport from the Authority and deliver or arrange a courier to send to the client. 

Step 5: The third-party provider will notify the client once EID has been received and deliver or arrange a courier to send to the client. 

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This page provides applicants guidelines on the submission of the application's requirements to avoid inconveniences. This guideline is not necessary to include with the application. 

All applications should have complete information/documentation. Failure to comply with the requirements at any stage could result in the cancellation of the application in the light of both the Authority and the Emirate laws under the general umbrella of the UAE's laws. Following the decrees of the Authority, those incomplete information/documentation will be returned or will not be accepted until all the requirements are fulfilled.

At any stage, the Authority has the right to request additional documents of the application process to facilitate the registration and approval.

Refund of fee is not allowed throughout the application process, or the terms and conditions of the refund guidelines may apply as per the terms and conditions of the Authority.

TIMELINE:

Preparation and submission of documents - depends on the client

Step 1: Prepare all the documents required for visa application. 

See the checklist below.

REQUIREMENTS

SPONSOR

APPLICANT

Scanned Copy of Passport and Visa Page

(coloured, uncut with full border)

Scanned Copy of Valid Passport

(coloured, uncut with full border)

Salary Certificate

1 Passport Size Photograph (white background)

Copy of the Ejari

Salary Details of the Maid

Copy of Latest Month DEWA Bill. 

Tourist Visa / Residence Cancellation (if Applicable)

3 Months Bank Statement 

Insurance Certificate

MOFA Attested Marriage Certificate

-

Original Emirates ID

-

Passport Size Photo Guidelines:

  • White Background
  • Teeth should not be visible
  • Light colored shirts are not allowed
  • Jewelry and eyeglasses not allowed
  • No handwritten marks allowed on the photos
  • Must be in high resolution

Passport Copy Guidelines:

  • Colored and clear full page of passport
  • Passport should be valid for a minimum of 7 months
  • Amendment/modification page should be included (if applicable)
  • Additional remarks for below nationalities: 
    • India - First and last page copy
    • Pakistan - First and second page copy
    • Sri Lanka - First and fourth page copy
    • US - First and special comment page copy
    • Nepal - First and last page copy


Step 2: Submit all the necessary documents to the Authority or to the third-party provider together with the payment for visa application.

Step 3: Review all the documents submitted and prepare the documents needed for client’s signature.

TIMELINE

Submission of documents - 1 working day 

Issuance of E-visa or entry permit - 5-7 working days

Client Arrival (if outside the country) - depends on the client

Issuance of Change Status - 1-2 working days

Medical and Emirates ID Typing - 1 working day

Medical Test and Biometrics - depends on the client

Issuance of Medical Certificate - 2 working days (Normal) 

Insurance Application (if applying from Dubai or Abu Dhabi only) - approx 3-5 days (depends on the Insurance provider and client)

Visa Stamping - 5-7 working days

Issuance of Emirates ID - 5-10 working days

Step 1: Submit application and payment the following fees to the Authority:

  • Visa Application Fees 

Step 2: Review the application.

Step 3: Issuance of E-visa or Entry Permit. 

Step 4: Issuance of Change Status.

PROVIDER STEP | 1 working day

Step 5: Notify the client as soon as Entry Permit and Change Status has been issued. 

Step 6: Medical & EID Typing

Step 7: Undergo a medical test at one of the testing centres. Take the photo and biometric for Emirates ID. 

Medical Examination Result:

Normal - 2 working days

VIP - within the day

PASSED - Medical Certificate will be provided by the Authority. 

FAILED - As per UAE Law, an expatriate can only have (3) attempts. If the result remains the same, the expatriate will not gain a visa and will be deported.


Step 8:If Dependent and Maid's visa regardless of the emirate, insurance is mandatoryStage 4 - Visa Stamping.

TIMELINE

Visa Stamping - 5-7 working days 

Emirates ID Issuance - 5-10 working days

Step 1: Collect passport from client for visa stamping.

Step 2: Visa stamping.

Step 3: Issuance of Emirates ID.

Step 4: Collect passport from the Authority and deliver or arrange a courier to send to the client. 

Step 5: The third-party provider will notify the client once EID has been received and deliver or arrange a courier to send to the client.

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This page provides applicants guidelines on the submission of the application's requirements to avoid inconveniences. This guideline is not necessary to include with the application. 

All applications should have complete information/documentation. Failure to comply with the requirements at any stage could result in the cancellation of the application in the light of both the Authority and the Emirate laws under the general umbrella of the UAE's laws. Following the decrees of the Authority, those incomplete information/documentation will be returned or will not be accepted until all the requirements are fulfilled.

At any stage, the Authority has the right to request additional documents of the application process to facilitate the registration and approval.

Refund of fee is not allowed throughout the application process, or the terms and conditions of the refund guidelines may apply as per the terms and conditions of the Authority.

TIMELINE:

Preparation and submission of Documents - depends on the client

Obtaining signature - depends on the client

Step 1: Prepare all the documents required for visa renewal. 

See the checklist below.

Documents Required

EMPLOYMENT VISA

Remarks

Passport

Original

(2) pcs Passport Size Photos

Please see photo guideline below

Emirates ID

Scanned clear copy, back and front

Visa Renewal Fee

AED 3,750

*IBG Fee applies

**Normal Medical Fee - 450 AED; Emirates ID (3 years) - 370 AED

Dependents Visa:

Documents Required

SPONSOR

Remarks

Salary Certificate1

Issued by IFZA with 7 months validity

Visa Page

Scanned clear copy, colored with 7 months validity

Trade License Copy

Scanned clear copy, colored 

Letter from Company (not required if sponsor is company owner)

Signed, scanned clear copy with 7 months validity

Original Tenancy Contract/Ejari

Attested by RERA (Real Estate Regulatory Agency)

Utility Bills

Most recent (i.e. water or electricity bill)

Emirates ID card

Original

Passport Copy

Scanned clear copy, colored with 7 months validity

Visa Application Form 

Filled, completed

Proof of Medical Insurance per dependent2

I.e. scanned insurance card copy or insurance policy

NOC Letter3

Signed

For Sponsoring Children

Remarks

Birth Certificate

Original copy and attested4

Marriage Certificate

Original copy and attested4

Child/Children’s Passport Copy

Scanned clear copy, colored with 7 months validity

Passport size photos

See guidelines below

For Sponsoring Spouse

Remarks

Marriage Certificate

Original copy and attested4

Spouse’s passport copy

Scanned clear copy, colored with 7 months validity

Passport size photos

See guidelines below

For Sponsoring Parents

Remarks

Birth Certificate

Original copy and attested4

Sponsor’s Birth Certificate

Original copy and attested4

Parent’s Passport Copy

Scanned clear copy, colored with 7 months validity

1The Salary Certificate will be issued by IFZA for an additional fee of AED 250. It is also required to submit a letter, addressing the IFZA General Manager and stating the following information of the employee: 

  • Salary and other benefits;
  • Full Name;
  • Passport Number;
  • Job Title;
  • Contract Term (i.e. limited or unlimited).

2A proof of medical insurance per dependent must be presented during the visa stamping. It could be a copy of the insurance card or the copy of policy. 

3A No Objection Certificate from the Father is required if the sponsor is the Mother. 

4Document must be attested by the UAE Embassy in the country of origin and UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

Important Note: Sponsor should be inside the UAE during the process. 

Passport Size Photo Guidelines:

  • White Background
  • Teeth should not be visible
  • Light colored shirts are not allowed
  • Jewelry and eyeglasses not allowed
  • No handwritten marks allowed on the photos
  • Must be in high resolution

Step 2: Submit all the documents and payment to the third -party provider or the Authority. 

Step 3: Prepare the following documents and review the documents submitted by the client.

  • Visa Renewal Form
  • Emirates ID Renewal Form

Step 4: Obtain client signature. 

TIMELINE

Submission of documents - 1 working day 

Step 1: Submit application and payment the following fees to the Authority:

Step 2: Review the application.

Step 3: Notify the client and schedule them for Medical Testing and Biometric. 

Step 4: Medical & EID Typing

Step 5: Undergo a medical test at one of the testing centres. Take the photo and biometric for Emirates ID. 

Medical Examination Result:

PASSED - Medical Certificate will be provided by the Authority. 

FAILED - As per UAE Law, an expatriate can only have (3) attempts. If the result remains the same, the expatriate will not gain a visa and will be deported. 

Step 6: If a client is applying from Dubai and Abu Dhabi (Freezone or Mainland), it is required to apply for insurance as a prerequisite before visa stamping. If not, wait until the result of your medical has been issued and proceed to Stage 3 - Visa Stamping. 

TIMELINE

Visa Stamping - 4-5 working days

Step 1: Collect passport from client for visa stamping. 

Step 2: Visa stamping.

Step 3: Collect passport from the Authority and deliver or arrange a courier to send to the client.

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This page provides applicants guidelines on the submission of the application's requirements to avoid inconveniences. This guideline is not necessary to include with the application. 

All applications should have complete information/documentation. Failure to comply with the requirements at any stage could result in the cancellation of the application in the light of both the Authority and the Emirate laws under the general umbrella of the UAE's laws. Following the decrees of the Authority, those incomplete information/documentation will be returned or will not be accepted until all the requirements are fulfilled.

At any stage, the Authority has the right to request additional documents of the application process to facilitate the registration and approval.

Refund of fee is not allowed throughout the application process, or the terms and conditions of the refund guidelines may apply as per the terms and conditions of the Authority.

TIMELINE:

Preparation and submission of Documents - depends on the client

Obtaining signature - depends on the client

Step 3: Prepare the visa form and review the documents submitted by the client.

Step 4: Obtain client signature. 

TIMELINE

Submission of documents - 1 working day 

Step 1: Submit application and payment the following fees to the Authority:

Step 2: Review the application.

TIMELINE

Cancellation Process - 4-5 working days 

Once the visa has been cancelled, the Authority will send a residence visa cancellation report to the third-party provider or to the client. 

The third-party provider will notify the client by sending the visa cancellation report.

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