United Arab Emirates: Increased Visa Service Fees

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points  

  • The United Arab Emirates increased fees associated with the processing of certain immigration-related documents such as residence visas and visit visas  


The government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) increased visa service fees by Dh100. This fee change will impact residence visa and visit visa applications. The government stated that fee increases are not expected to result in a fee increase for the issuance of passports, the renewal and replacement of identity cards or dependent-related documents.  

What are the Changes?  

The UAE government raised visa services fees by Dh100, affecting residence and visit visa applications. Passport issuance, ID card renewal, and dependent-related documents will not see a fee increase. 

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of the UAE’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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