If you’ve never applied for a visa, the process can be quite daunting – which forms do you need, what are the costs involved and how long will the process take?
We’re here to help with all your questions to ensure a smooth Visa process.
Step 1: Start with completing the application form for a new visa. Download the form here.
Step 2: Ensure that all your information is accurate and matches the details on your passport. You also need to make sure that your passport is valid for at least six months.
Step 3: The Student Services Team will initiate your visa application after you’ve submitted all the completed documents and paid the required fee. The Entry Permit Visas normally takes 20-25 working days. Students can also opt for the express visa services which takes 10-15 working days.
Step 4: Once you have your Entry Permit and arrive in the UAE, you will need to take your passport to the Student Services Team who will then apply for your medical appointment and clearance. This process is normally completed within 20 working days.
Step 5: Your passport will then go to Immigration for the stamping of your visa, which can take another 20 working days.
Step 6: Provided that you have completed the application for an Emirates ID on the day that you complete your medical test, your Emirates ID Card will then arrive within 5-6 working days after the Visa is stamped on your Passport.