Is it Required to Renew the Emirates ID along with UAE Residence Visa?

Your UAE residence visaOpens in a new tab. and Emirates IDOpens in a new tab. are linked in the UAE government system. When you request for residence visa renewal, you need to upload the emirates ID renewal form.

You will have 30 days from the date of expiry. If you failed to do your emirates id renewal after 30 days from the date of expiry late fines of Dh20 per day will apply, with a maximum of Dh1,000. With regards to your UAE residence visa, a grace period of 30 days to stay in the UAE after the expiry of their visas. The residence visa has to be renewed before the end of that period to avoid incurring fines. If you fail to renew your residence visa after it expires, you would need to pay the fines for the late renewal of your visa as well as your Emirates ID. The late fee for visa renewal is Dh25 per day.

Hence, application for the emirates ID renewal is required in the first place before applying for your residence visa renewal.


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