Dubai Introduces New System for Visit and Residence Visas

By April 6, 2016 News

The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai (GDRFA) introduced the ‘UAE vision’ new system, which allows public to apply for all kind of visa and residency related transactions only via typing service centres approved by the residency department.

Major General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, Director General of the General Directorate of Residency and foreigners’ Affairs in Dubai, said yesterday that public will not be required any more to visit the GDRFA headquarters or any of its external branches in order to apply for any visa or residency related transaction including applying for visa, renewing residency, applying for new residency or cancelation in addition to any other related services as all the services will be available at the typing services centres.

Major General Al Marri said that the GDRFA is introducing the ‘UAE vision’ new system, which is deemed one of the best systems introduced for public to save effort and time.

Colonel Hussein Ibrahim, Assistant of the Director-General for administrative support at GDRFA, said: The ‘UAE Vision’ is a new system where public members will be able to visit any of the typing service offices and submit their transactions all without having to visit the GDRFA building or any of the centres to complete their transactions as everything will be done at the typing centre only.

Colonel Hussein pointed out that clients must provide accurate information to the typing centre such as valid phone numbers, address and email in order to allow communication with them.

He said that those who apply for visit visa related transaction will have it sent to their email and those applying for residency visa service will have it send to them via Zajel service.

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