how to check the validity of the visa and the entry permit in uae

Ahmed Moawad - | UAE

The UAE is working hard to maintain its economic stability and its position among the world's countries as an attractive environment for business and investment, and this has been a major factor in attracting local cadres and foreign workers from all over the world and providing them with numerous job opportunities. In this regard, the UAE government enacted numerous laws and policies, as well as a series of awareness campaigns, to improve the working environment in both the public and private sectors in accordance with international standards, so we decided to explain to you in this article how to benefit from the service of validating employment contracts and permits. Entry and visas should be well researched in order to avoid scams.

Individuals intending to come to the UAE for work, visit, investment, or residency may be subject to fraud, whether in job contracts or entrance permits, thus we have provided some suggestions for expats to follow before arriving to the UAE to avoid fraud.

If you have an entry permit or visa issued in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah, or Fujairah, you can check its validity, issuance, and expiry date via the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, Customs and Ports Security's eChannel platform, and for more information, you can leave a note through the complaints and feedback system or call the following number:

  • Contact number: 600 522222

If you hold a Dubai entry permit or visa, you can check its validity, date of issue, and expiry on the website of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, or you can contact the Amer service at the following toll-free number:

  • Phone: 800 5111

uae visit visa validity check Dubai

To verify your visa status and validity duration, go to the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) website.

If you live in Dubai or the UAE, you can contact Amer service on the toll-free number 800 5111 for visas issued in Dubai. If you are outside of Dubai and the UAE, please contact Amer at +9714-313-9999.

  1. Choose "File Status Inquiry" from the services menu.
  2. Select "Entry Permit Inquiry" if you have a labour contract but have yet to acquire your visa.
  3. Select "Residency Inquiry" if your admission permission has been accepted and you have passed the ID test and medical typing.
  4. Enter your information, including your name, visa number, nationality, and birth date.
  5. Double-check the information you've supplied and click "Inquiry."

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