Visa Services

Visas serve as an entry ticket for a person to visit, remain, or leave for a time in a country. All nationalities except for UAE and GCC national citizens must obtain a UAE residence visa to work and live in the country.

With the help of IBG’s dedicated consultants, experience hassle-free and efficient visa-related services, all within an affordable package.

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Types of Visas

Choose the most appropriate visa type based on your requirements
  • New Application
  • Renewal
  • Cancellation

Investor Visa

Employee Visa

Family Visa

Investor Visa

Employee Visa

Family Visa

Investor Visa

Employee Visa

Family Visa

Process & Timeline

IBG is dedicated to serving and assisting you, exhausting all efforts while still being true to our streamlined processes and deadlines.
1 The applicant:
  • Should be 18 years old and above;
  • Should not have any criminal records;
  • The business should be legally permissible;
1 For the applicant:

For the applicant:

1.Scanned copy of Passport should be current and valid at least 6 months (coloured uncut with full border)
2. (1) Passport Size photograph with white background;
3. Tourist visa / Residence Cancellation (if Applicable)
4. Emirates ID copy (if applicable)
5. Visa application form

For sponsor:
1. Trade license copy
2. Immigration card

1 Fees

Depends on the jurisdiction.

1 Processing Time

Step 1. Establishment Card Application
1 working day

Step 2. Establishment Card Issuance
7-10 working days

Step 3. Entry Permit Issuance
5-7 working days

Step 4. Client Arrival (outside country) optional
Depends on the client

Step 5. Change Status
(inside country)
3-5 working days

Step 6. Medical & Emirates ID Typing
1 working day

Step 7. Medical Test & Biometric
1 working day
*The client must go based on the schedule.

Step 8. Medical Certificate Issuance

If Normal – 2 working days
If VIP – 4 hours

Step 9. Inquiring Insurance
Depends on the client
*Mandatory if applying in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Step 10. Visa Stamping
5-7 working days

Step 11. Emirates ID Issuance
5-10 working days

Process & Timeline

IBG is dedicated to serving and assisting you, exhausting all efforts while still being true to our streamlined processes and deadlines.
1 The Applicant:
  • Should be 18 years old and above;
  • Should not have any criminal records;
  • The business should be legally permissible;
1 Requirement:

1. Scanned copy of Passport should be current and valid of at least 6 months – (coloured uncut with full border)
2. (1) Passport Size photograph with white background;
3. Tourist visa / Residence Cancellation (if Applicable)
4. Emirates ID copy (if applicable)
5. Visa application form
6. Trade License copy

1 Fees

Depends on the jurisdiction.

1 Processing Time

Step 1. Offer letter typing & submission
1 working day
*Applicable for mainland applicants only.

Step 2: Labor payment & approval
1-2 working days
*Applicable for mainland applicants only.

Step 3. Entry Permit Issuance
5-7 working days

Step 4. Client Arrival (outside country) optional
Depends on the client

Step 5. Change Status
(inside country)
3-5 working days

Step 6: Contract typing and submission
1 working day
*Applicable for mainland applicants only.

Step 7. Medical & Emirates ID Typing
1 working day

Step 8. Medical Test & Biometric
1 working day
*The client must go based on the schedule.

Step 9. Medical Certificate Issuance

If Normal – 2 working days
If VIP – 4 hours

Step 10: Insurance application
Depends on the client
*Mandatory if applying in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Step 11. Visa Stamping
5-7 working days

Step 12. Emirates ID Issuance
5-10 working days

Process & Timeline

IBG is dedicated to serving and assisting you, exhausting all efforts while still being true to our streamlined processes and deadlines.
1 The Applicant:
  • Sponsor must have a valid residence visa;
  • If the sponsor is the Husband, must have a minimum of AED 3,500 salary + accommodation
  • If the sponsor is the Wife, must have a minimum of AED 3,500 salary + accommodation
  • The applicant must be 18 years old and above;
  • The applicant must be medically fit and pass the medical exam.
1 Requirement:

1. Visa application form
2. Marriage certificate
3. Original passport and copy of both the sponsor and the spouse
4. Tenancy Contract of the sponsor
5. Emirates ID of the sponsor
6. Labour contract or labour card of the sponsor
7. (3) copies of passport size photos of the spouse

1 Fees

Starts from AED 2,545

1 Processing Time

Step 1. File Opening
1 working day

Step 2. Entry permit application
1 working day

Step 3. Entry permit issuance
5-7 working days

Step 4. Client Arrival – Outside the country (optional)
Depends on the client

Step 5. Change Status – Inside the country
1-2 working days

Step 6. Medical & Emirates ID typing
1 working day

Step 7. Medical Test & Biometrics
*The client must go based on the schedule.

Step 8. Medical Certificate Issuance

If Normal – 2 working days
If VIP – 4 hours

Step 9. Aquiring Insurance
Depends on the client
*Mandatory if applying in Dubai & Abu Dhabi.

Step 10. Visa Stamping
5-7 working days

Step 11. Emirates ID Issuance
5-10 working days

Process & Timeline

IBG is dedicated to serving and assisting you, exhausting all efforts while still being true to our streamlined processes and deadlines.
1 The Applicant:
  • The applicant must be parent/s or parent/s – in-law of the sponsor;
  • Both parents must both be in the UAE;
  • If only (1) parent, additional documents will be required.
1 Requirement:

1. In the absence of (1) parent, death, or divorce certificate is required.
2. Dependency Certificate stating that the sponsor is responsible for taking care of the parent/s well-being. Must be translated into Arabic.
3. Tenancy contract with a minimum of (2) bedrooms.
4. Sponsor’s salary certificate with a minimum of AED 20,000 monthly.
Mandatory requirements from the Sponsor:
1. Emirates ID
2. Passport and visa page copy
3. If investor or partner visa holder, a company/personal statements from the last (6) months, Trade License copy, and MOA are required.
4. Salary certificate if the sponsor is an employee
5. Labor contract
6. Tenancy contract or Ejari
7. Electricity Bill if house owned by a sponsor
8. Passport copies of the parent/s – must be valid for at least (6) months
9. Passport size photo of the parent/s
10. Visa copy of the parent/s
11. National ID is required if Pakistan, Afghanistan, or Iraq nationalities
12. Sponsor’s Bank account statement
13. Sponsor’s Account IBAN number

1 Fees

Starts from AED 2,545

1 Processing Time

Step 1. File Opening
1 working day

Step 2. Entry permit application
1 working day

Step 3. Entry permit issuance
5-7 working days

Step 4. Client Arrival – Outside the country (optional)
Depends on the client

Step 5. Change Status – Inside the country
1-2 working days

Step 6. Medical & Emirates ID typing
1 working day

Step 7. Medical Test & Biometrics
*The client must go based on the schedule.

Step 8. Medical Certificate Issuance

If Normal – 2 working days
If VIP – 4 hours

Step 9. Acquiring Insurance
Depends on the client
*Mandatory if applying in Dubai & Abu Dhabi.

Step 10. Visa Stamping
5-7 working days

Step 11. Emirates ID Issuance
5-10 working days

Process & Timeline

IBG is dedicated to serving and assisting you, exhausting all efforts while still being true to our streamlined processes and deadlines.
1 The Applicant:
  • If the sponsor is the Husband, must have a minimum of AED 3,500 salary + accommodation
  • If the sponsor is the Wife, must have a minimum of AED 3,500 salary + accommodation
  • If the daughter is 18 yrs old and above, she must be unmarried, divorced or widowed;
  • If son, must be below 18 years old.
1 Requirement:

1. Visa application form
2. Marriage certificate
3. Original passport and copy of both the sponsor and the child/ren
4. Tenancy Contract of the sponsor
5. Emirates ID of the sponsor
6. Labour contract or labour card of the sponsor
7. (3) copies of passport size photos of the child/ren
8. If sponsoring a daughter who is more than 18 years old, an Unmarried Letter translated into Arabic is required
9. If sponsoring a son who is more than 18 years old, a NOC stating that the son is still in college is required

1 Fees

Starts from AED 2,545

1 Processing Time

Step 1. File Opening
1 working day

Step 2. Entry permit application
1 working day

Step 3. Entry permit issuance
5-7 working days

Step 4. Client Arrival – Outside the country (optional)
Depends on the client

Step 5. Change Status – Inside the country
1-2 working days

Step 6. Medical & Emirates ID typing
1 working day

Step 7. Medical Test & Biometrics
*The client must go based on the schedule.

Step 8. Medical Certificate Issuance

If Normal – 2 working days
If VIP – 4 hours

Step 9. Acquiring Insurance
Depends on the client
*Mandatory if applying in Dubai & Abu Dhabi.

Step 10. Visa Stamping
5-7 working days

Step 11. Emirates ID
Issuance
5-10 working days

Process & Timeline

IBG is dedicated to serving and assisting you, exhausting all efforts while still being true to our streamlined processes and deadlines.
1 The Applicant:
  • The applicant must be born inside the UAE;
  • Visa must be applied within 120 days of his/her birth;
  • Sponsoring parent must be a resident in the UAE;
  • Sponsoring parent must have a minimum salary of AED 3,500 – 4,000 with accommodation allowance.
1 Requirement:

1. Sponsor’s Emirates ID (original)
2. Sponsor’s passport and residence visa page (must be valid at least 6 months)
3. Tenancy contract or Ejari
4. If the sponsor is a partner or investor visa holder, company/personal statements for the last (6) months, Trade License copy, and MOA are required.
5. If the sponsor is an employee, a salary certificate is required.
6. Labor contract or labour card
7. Electricity bill if house is owned by a sponsor
8. Child’s passport (original)
9. Child’s passport size photo
10. Birth certificate
11. Mother’s passport with residence visa copy
12. Emirates ID application form
13. If the Mother sponsor, a NOC letter signed by the Father is required
14. Health insurance certificate or card
15. Sponsor Account IBAN number

1 Fees

Starts from AED 1,545

*AED 100 fines per day will be incurred if not applied within 120 days from the date of birth.

1 Processing Time

Step 1. File Opening
1 working day

Step 2. Entry permit application
1 working day

Step 3. Entry permit issuance
5-7 working days

Step 4. Client Arrival – Outside the country (optional)
Depends on the client

Step 5. Change Status – Inside the country
1-2 working days

Step 6. Medical & Emirates ID typing
1 working day

Step 7. Medical Test & Biometrics
*The client must go based on the schedule.
Step 8. Medical Certificate Issuance

If Normal – 2 working days
If VIP – 4 hours

Step 9. Acquiring Insurance
Depends on the client
*Mandatory if applying in Dubai & Abu Dhabi.

Step 10. Visa Stamping
5-7 working days

Step 11. Emirates ID Issuance
5-10 working days

Process & Timeline

IBG is dedicated to serving and assisting you, exhausting all efforts while still being true to our streamlined processes and deadlines.
1 The Applicant:
  • The applicant must have a valid residence visa
1 Requirement:

1. Visa cancellation form
2. Original Passport
3. Original Emirates ID

If Mainland Company:
1. Trade License copy
2. Labor Card
3. Immigration Card
4. E-sign Card

1 Fees

Depends on the jurisdiction.

1 Processing Time

Step 1. Preparation & Submission of Documents
Depends on the client; 1 working day

Step 2. Labour* & Visa Cancellation
3-5 working days
*If from a mainland company.

Step 3. Cancellation report issuance
1 working day

Process & Timeline

IBG is dedicated to serving and assisting you, exhausting all efforts while still being true to our streamlined processes and deadlines.
1 The Applicant:
  • The applicant must have a valid residence visa;
  • The sponsor’s residence visa must still be valid or at least has not been cancelled yet.
1 Requirement:

1. Original passport of the applicant/s
2. Sponsor’s Original Emirates ID
3. Sponsor’s passport copy
4. Sponsor’s visa copy

1 Fees

Starts from AED 200

1 Processing Time

Step 1. Preparation & Submission of Documents
Depends on the client; 1 working day

Step 2. Visa Cancellation
3-5 working days

Step 3. Cancellation report issuance
1 working day

Process & Timeline

IBG is dedicated to serving and assisting you, exhausting all efforts while still being true to our streamlined processes and deadlines.
1 The Applicant:
  • The applicant must have a valid residence visa
1 Requirement:
  • Visa application form
  • Original passport of the applicant
  • Passport size photo
  • Insurance certificate (Mandatory if applying in Dubai and Abu Dhabi)
  • Original Emirates ID
  • Trade license copy

Documents required from the sponsoring company:

If Mainland Company

  • Immigration Card
  • Labour card
  • E-signature Card
  • Emirates ID of Local Sponsor

If Free Zone Company

  • Tenancy agreement or company letter
1 Fees

Depends on the jurisdiction.

1 Processing Time

Step 1. Preparation & Submission of documents
*Depends on the client; 1 working day

Step 2. Medical & EID Typing
1 working day

Step 3. Medical Test
1 working day
*The client must go based on the schedule.
**Biometrics is not required, but may apply again with additional charges.

Step 4. Medical Certificate Issuance

If Normal – 2 working days
If VIP – 4 hours

Step 5. Visa Stamping
4-5 working days

Step 6. Emirates ID Issuance
5-10 working days

Process & Timeline

IBG is dedicated to serving and assisting you, exhausting all efforts while still being true to our streamlined processes and deadlines.
1 The Applicant:
  • The applicant must have a valid residence visa
1 Requirement:

Visa application form
Original passport of the applicant
Passport size photo
Insurance certificate (Mandatory if applying in Dubai and Abu Dhabi)
Original Emirates ID
Trade license copy

Documents required from the sponsoring company:

If Mainland Company

Immigration Card
Labour card
E-signature Card
Emirates ID of Local Sponsor

If Free Zone Company

Tenancy agreement or company letter

1 Fees

Depends on the jurisdiction.

1 Processing Time

Step 1. Preparation & Submission of documents
*Depends on the client; 1 working day

Step 2. Medical & EID Typing
1 working day

Step 3. Medical Test
1 working day
*The client must go based on the schedule.
**Biometrics is not required, but may apply again with additional charges.

Step 4. Medical Certificate Issuance

If Normal – 2 working days
If VIP – 4 hours

Step 5. Visa Stamping
4-5 working days

Step 6. Emirates ID Issuance
5-10 working days

Process & Timeline

IBG is dedicated to serving and assisting you, exhausting all efforts while still being true to our streamlined processes and deadlines.
1 The Applicant:
  • The applicant must have a valid residence visa
  • The sponsor must have a valid residency visa
  • The applicant must have a valid Health Insurance Card/Certificate
1 Requirement:

Emirates ID
2. Sponsor’s passport & residence visa page (at least minimum 6 months validity)
3. If the sponsor is a partner or investor visa holder, must submit company Trade License copy and MOA
4. If the sponsor is an employee, a salary certificate and/or labour contract is required
5. Tenancy contract or Ejari
6. Electricity bill if house owned by a sponsor
7. Passport copy of the spouse (at least minimum 6 month validity)
8. Passport size photo
9. Insurance card/certificate
10. Sponsor’s Account IBAN number

1 Fees

Starts from AED 2,545

1 Processing Time

Step 1. Preparation & Submission of documents
*Depends on the client; 1 working day

Step 2. Medical & Emirates ID typing
1 working day

Step 3. Medical Test & Biometrics
*The client must go based on the schedule.
**Biometrics is not required, but may apply again with additional charges.

Step 4. Medical Certificate Issuance

If Normal – 2 working days
If VIP – 4 hours

Step 5. Aquiring Insurance
Depends on the client
*Mandatory if applying in Dubai & Abu Dhabi.

Step 6. Visa Stamping
5-7 working days

Step 7. Emirates ID Issuance
5-10 working days

Frequently Asked Questions

Know more about visa services in the UAE

People who will either work, study, or are being sponsored by their partner or parents may be given a UAE Residence Visa.

Yes, any visa obtained anywhere in the UAE is eligible to enter any emirate.

With a UAE Residence Visa, you get access to many public benefits and facilities such as healthcare, education, tax reliefs, financial facilities, among others.

The validity of your UAE Residence Visa depends on your chosen visa - you may choose from 1-3 year visa validity.

If you have missed your visa’s deadline for renewal, you will be fined upon application.

Citizens of some countries are eligible to receive visa on arrival to the country. However, they are only valid from 30 to 90 days. For long term stays, all nationalities must apply for a Residence Visa.

Tourist visas are issued to people who are entering the UAE for leisure and vacation only. Meanwhile, Investor visas are given to foreign investors who have incorporated a company in the UAE. Meanwhile, employee visas are given to foreigners who are in the UAE to work and are usually sponsored by their employers.

The processing time for new residence visa application is at least five working days.

Yes, sponsoring your dependents to get their UAE Residence Visa is allowed.

The UAE has both online and offline application channels available to apply, renew, and/or cancel your visa in the UAE.

Approximately five business days

You should usually get a decision on your visa within 8 weeks once you've applied online to extend a UK Ancestry visa. When you apply, you'll be told if you can pay to get a faster

You do not have to wait until your current visa expires. You can apply for a new visa even if your current visa is valid.

The time limit to renew an expired residence visas is 30 days from the date of expiry.

There are two ways on how you can cancel your visa. You can do it either through a registered typing center or an online channel. The sponsor may visit any typing office registered by GDRFA in the respective emirate. The typing center will fill the cancellation form on your behalf and process it online through the respective GDRFA.

It usually does not take long for a UAE visa to be canceled. In most cases, the process takes one (1) or (2) working days. If your sponsor also has to cancel your Labor Card, it will take up one (1) more day, making it about three (3) working days in total.

It is not essential for a person to be physically present for a visa to be canceled and it can be done without the individual being in Dubai and also without the passport. It is no longer necessary, in most cases, for a residency visa to be marked as canceled.

If you left the country without proper cancellation of employment residence visa and other actions that does not follow the proper employment termination procedures, there is a possibility that the employer will report you as an absconding person which leads to being banned from entering again the country.

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Client Testimonials

Ahmad Khalil

I would like to thank harsha and sajad by names for the effort they did to get my visa done million thanks to all the team
Aeon International FZ-LLC

Deepa Nair

Thanks to Mr Mahesh and Ms Harsha for guiding us in every step towards registering our company. They made the process so smooth and easy for us that we recommend IBG consultants to get your work done in a most professional way. They responded to our queries any time of the day and the quality of their services were top class. Way to go IBG! Thanks and regards..
VMentor

RADHAKRISHNA

Thanks to Ms. Harsha and the team for guiding me towards registering my company. They made the process so smooth and easy for me. I will recommend IBG consultants to anyone to get their trade license process done in a professional way. Appreciate the quality of response to my queries , Way to go IBG!
Aspire Point Technical Services LLC

Marites Maite

We had our business processed by IBG Consulting, and they had exceeded our expectations. Mahesh Maddu did an amazing job explaining each process and throughout the whole registration. Harsha, who is in charge of the back-end processing, is prompt and efficient in updating us with our license. Overall, I highly recommend IBG Consulting for all your business licensing needs.
Project X1 LLC

Subashi Joshi

When we decided five years ago to start our business in Dubai, we approached IBG Consulting for our business license and other documents. From day one, we appreciate how they interacted and exerted efforts for us, each with a smile on their faces, until we finish the whole legal process. All necessary documents were processed within the timeframe.We can say that we have a good working relationship with IBG Consulting, and will remain as it is in the future. They are all very supportive and prompt in their services. They gave us the best solutions and treated us with respect. We wish them good luck and we look forward to more corporate services available from their agency.
Welldone International FZC

Ljiljana Conic

Our experience with IBG was and still is great. They helped us to support our clients to do business in UAE. Especially thanks to Mr. Erano and Ms. Fatima – efficient team of professionals. We ll definitely do business with them in future and recomend them to our clients.
Conic&Tonic - Republic of Serbia

Zuhair

Quality Business OrganizationEasy to reach, advertised in popular e-media, sociable personnel, high standard communication, segregate task assignment among employee, well trained and expert workforce, friendly feeling.
PRO Services

Ihab Dakak

Great Experience with IBGMy experience with IBG was great! the team is so supportive and continuously provided a high level of service. Indeed, Recommended.
Marketo Rex LLC

Rakesh

IBG helped me in getting my dependents.IBG helped me in getting my dependents’ visa processed. The service offered by IBG was great, and the most important part of the service is their response and being transparent, especially in terms of charges, timelines etc. I recommend to consult IBG for visa related services in UAE.
PRO Services

Rickee

Working with IBG was smooth like butter, this was made possible only by people like Mr.Mahesh, Ms.Harsha and Ms.Fatima. They are best in their respective jobs and maintained professionalism throughout my company opening process and follow up requirements.100% I will recommend IBG to my contacts!
PRO Services

Jenifer Silva

Excellent Customer Service. IBG helped us setting up our business smoothly. They go above and beyond – SUPERB customer service!! A big thank you to the operations team (Ms. Fatma and most especially to Mrs. Halima Amin).100% will recommend to my contacts!!
AromaPlus

RCB

Business Set-Up LicensingExcellent Work With Halina and IBG Staff, Very Professional and Supportive.
RCB Consulting

Ahmad Khalil

I would like to thank harsha and sajad by names for the effort they did to get my visa done million thanks to all the team
Aeon International FZ-LLC

Deepa Nair

Thanks to Mr Mahesh and Ms Harsha for guiding us in every step towards registering our company. They made the process so smooth and easy for us that we recommend IBG consultants to get your work done in a most professional way. They responded to our queries any time of the day and the quality of their services were top class. Way to go IBG! Thanks and regards..
VMentor

RADHAKRISHNA

Thanks to Ms. Harsha and the team for guiding me towards registering my company. They made the process so smooth and easy for me. I will recommend IBG consultants to anyone to get their trade license process done in a professional way. Appreciate the quality of response to my queries , Way to go IBG!
Aspire Point Technical Services LLC

Marites Maite

We had our business processed by IBG Consulting, and they had exceeded our expectations. Mahesh Maddu did an amazing job explaining each process and throughout the whole registration. Harsha, who is in charge of the back-end processing, is prompt and efficient in updating us with our license. Overall, I highly recommend IBG Consulting for all your business licensing needs.
Project X1 LLC

Subashi Joshi

When we decided five years ago to start our business in Dubai, we approached IBG Consulting for our business license and other documents. From day one, we appreciate how they interacted and exerted efforts for us, each with a smile on their faces, until we finish the whole legal process. All necessary documents were processed within the timeframe.We can say that we have a good working relationship with IBG Consulting, and will remain as it is in the future. They are all very supportive and prompt in their services. They gave us the best solutions and treated us with respect. We wish them good luck and we look forward to more corporate services available from their agency.
Welldone International FZC

Ljiljana Conic

Our experience with IBG was and still is great. They helped us to support our clients to do business in UAE. Especially thanks to Mr. Erano and Ms. Fatima – efficient team of professionals. We ll definitely do business with them in future and recomend them to our clients.
Conic&Tonic - Republic of Serbia

Zuhair

Quality Business OrganizationEasy to reach, advertised in popular e-media, sociable personnel, high standard communication, segregate task assignment among employee, well trained and expert workforce, friendly feeling.
PRO Services

Ihab Dakak

Great Experience with IBGMy experience with IBG was great! the team is so supportive and continuously provided a high level of service. Indeed, Recommended.
Marketo Rex LLC

Rakesh

IBG helped me in getting my dependents.IBG helped me in getting my dependents’ visa processed. The service offered by IBG was great, and the most important part of the service is their response and being transparent, especially in terms of charges, timelines etc. I recommend to consult IBG for visa related services in UAE.
PRO Services

Rickee

Working with IBG was smooth like butter, this was made possible only by people like Mr.Mahesh, Ms.Harsha and Ms.Fatima. They are best in their respective jobs and maintained professionalism throughout my company opening process and follow up requirements.100% I will recommend IBG to my contacts!
PRO Services

Jenifer Silva

Excellent Customer Service. IBG helped us setting up our business smoothly. They go above and beyond – SUPERB customer service!! A big thank you to the operations team (Ms. Fatma and most especially to Mrs. Halima Amin).100% will recommend to my contacts!!
AromaPlus

RCB

Business Set-Up LicensingExcellent Work With Halina and IBG Staff, Very Professional and Supportive.
RCB Consulting