A new requirement is submission of DEWA bill and your tenancy contract showing you have adequate space in your house for your parents (minimum 2 bedroom apartment). You need to get your tenancy contract stamped by the Land Department, certifying it is minimum 2 bedroom. In case your tenancy contract does not mention that you have at least 2 bedrooms, then you need to get an affidavit from your landlord and submit this as well. Procedure:• Take the documents and go to General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs - Dubai. Submit along with a letter from your side appealing on humanitarian grounds for entry visa for your parent/s. Enclose copies of all above documents along with your contact numbers. The Approval Committee will either confirm or reject your application within two weeks. If approved, go to next step.• Have a registered typist complete the form after paying the fees.• Go to the residency section of DNRD and hand in the documents.• Entry Permit will be sent by Empost usually within 48 hours, or if you have applied for urgent visa, then you should receive it from the counter in a few minutes.
- AED 5,000 refundable deposit (keep receipt safely for renewal or reimbursement, as this is paid back only when the visa is cancelled or in case your parent dies)
Documents required for residence visa• Application form & 3 photos of parent• Original passport of parent/s and sponsor• Original entry permit• Health card or medical insurance policy for parent/s• Refundable deposit receipt• Original job contract or salary certificate of the sponsor
- AED 110 residency fees each year + typing centre fee- AED 100 urgent application (optional)- AED 10 Empost fees
Procedure:• Do a health check up and obtain a medical card.• Take the documents and go to the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs - Dubai.• Have one of the typists there complete the form for you after paying the fees.• Go to the residency section and hand in the documents.• The passport/s with the residency visa stamp will be sent to you through Empost.