How To Check the Visa Status Online UAE- Step by Step Guide

How Can You Check Your Visa Status Online UAE ?

We all had that moment when you applied for visas for your family or our companies applied for the residence visa and the waiting started. You ask your PRO, he says he will check. You are just anxious about whether your visa is processed or not. But don’t be disheartened! There are several ways online and offline facilities by the UAE government where you can check your status of the application or track visa for your family, employment, and visit/tourist visa.

It is very easy to check the status, validity , expiry of your UAE Residence Visa Status online through Amer GDRFA and ICA portal.

There are 2 Option to Check your Visa Status online UAE and they are:

There are multiple services for which you could check the visa status online:

  • Entry Permit Validity
  • Residence Visa Validity
  • Residence Application Status

How can you Check or Track your Dubai Visa Status Online?

Here’s a step by step guide to track your Dubai visa status or validity :

If you have an entry permit or residence visa in Dubai, you can check your visa application status or validity through Amer-GDRFA in Dubai.

  • Step 1: Visit the following link:

https://amer.gdrfad.gov.ae/visa-inquiryOpens in a new tab.

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  • Step 2: Select Entry Permit or Residence (depending on your visa)
  • Step 3: Enter the Visa Number (you can find the residence file number on the visa stamped page in your passport)
  • Step 4: Enter the First Name (English) (must be same as per your passport)
  • Step 5: Enter Date of Birth (must be in dd/mm/yyyy format)
  • Check the box “I am not Robot”

If you have provided all the details accurately you will be able to find the search result as below :

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Here are the results which I received for my details:

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You can also contact Amer service on the toll-free number 800 5111 if you are living in the UAE. If you are outside the UAE, call Amer on the toll-free number +9714-313-9999.


How can You check Your visa status online UAE with Emirates ID?

Here’s a step by step guide to track your UAE visa status or validity using your Emirates ID:

If you have an entry permit or residence visa in other emirates Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah, including Dubai you can check your visa application status or the validity on the website of Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship- ICA (the eChannel for residency and citizenship)

Visit the link: https://smartservices.ica.gov.ae/echannels/web/client/default.html#/fileValidityOpens in a new tab.

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  • Step 1:You can search the details by your visa number or the passport information- File No Or Passport Information
    • If you select File No : below steps to be followed:
      • Select the visa type-Residency (if you want to know the residence visa status) or Visa
  • Step 2: Select the File Type-Emirates Unified Number or File No or Emirates ID Number
  • Step 3: If you select Emirates ID : Enter the Emirates ID Number
  • Step 4: Select the Nationality from the drop down list
  • Step 5: Enter the Date of Birth (must be in dd/mm/yyyy format)
  • Step 6: Check the box “I am not Robot” and click on Search

Can You check your visa status online UAE with Passport Number?

Here’s a step by step guide to track your visa status online UAE or validity using your Passport Number:

Visit the link: https://smartservices.ica.gov.ae/echannels/web/client/default.html#/fileValidityOpens in a new tab.

  • Step 1:You can search the details by your visa number or the passport information- File No Or Passport Information
    • If you select Passport Information : below steps to be followed:
      • Select the visa type-Residency (if you want to know the residence visa status) or Visa
  • Step 2: Enter the Passport Number and Passport Expiry Date
  • Step 3: Select the Nationality from the drop down list
  • Step 4: Check the box “I am not Robot” and click on Search

You will be able to find the file information :

  • File status
  • File Issuance Date
  • File Expiry Date

You can also reach ICA at the toll free number 600522222 or through ICA feedback platform.


Tracking your Visa Application:

If your visa is applied in Dubai through Amer centres in Dubai, you can track your visa application through General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs-Dubai (Vision eForm.)

https://vision.eform.ae/OperationTools/AppStatusTrackingOpens in a new tab.

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In order to track your application through eform you need to have the below details with your ready:

  • application number
  • transaction number
  • reference number

If your visa is applied in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah you can track your visa application on the website of the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship- ICA (the eChannel for residency and citizenship).

https://smartservices.ica.gov.ae/echannels/web/client/default.html#/applicationTrackingOpens in a new tab.

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In order to track the application number you need to have the request number

In addition you may also contact

Amer office https://chat.gdrfad.gov.ae/WebChatAsp/Opens in a new tab.

Amer Website https://amer.gdrfad.gov.ae/visa-inquiryOpens in a new tab.


FAQ- Frequently Asked Questions On Visa Status Online UAE

What are the 2 Option To check the visa status online UAE ?

If your visa is issued in Dubai you can check the status through: https://amer.gdrfad.gov.ae/visa-inquiryOpens in a new tab.
If your visa is issued in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Dubai, Fujairah, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah, Ajman, you can check the status through :https://smartservices.ica.gov.ae/echannels/web/client/default.html#/fileValidityOpens in a new tab.

How can you check if your UAE visa is valid?

You can check your UAE visa validity status by :
1. Using the ICA smart service: smartservices.ica.gov.aeOpens in a new tab..
2. Using the ICA mobile application: You can download the application from Google Play or App Store and then install it. You can easily search the keywords “ICA UAE Smart”.
3. Contacting the ICA directly via their phone number at 600522222.

For Dubai Visa Holders :
1. You can Use the GDRFA Portal-amer.gdrfad.gov.ae/visa-inquiryOpens in a new tab.
2. You can also download the Dubai Now mobile app from Google Play or App Store and go through the same steps to check your UAE visa status
3. Contacting GDRFA 8005111 and if not, contact +9714313999.

Can You Check your visa application status through Passport Number?

Yes, you can check your visa application status through your Passport Number

How to Check visa status using Passport Number?

https://smartservices.ica.gov.ae/echannels/web/client/default.html#/fileValidityOpens in a new tab.
Select the visa type-Residency (if you want to know the residence visa status) or Visa
Enter the Passport Number and Passport Expiry Date
Select the Nationality from the drop down list
Check the box “I am not Robot” and click on Search
The page will now display your visa details along with date of expiry.

How to Check visa status using Emirates ID Number?

ttps://smartservices.ica.gov.ae/echannels/web/client/default.html#/fileValidityOpens in a new tab.
Select the visa type-Residency (if you want to know the residence visa status) or Visa
Select the File Type-Emirates Unified Number or File No or Emirates ID Number
If you select Emirates ID : Enter the Emirates ID Number
Select the Nationality from the drop down list
Enter the Date of Birth (must be in dd/mm/yyyy format)
Check the box “I am not Robot” and click on Search
The page will now display your visa details along with date of expiry.

Deena

Human Resource professional and writer.

5 thoughts on “How To Check the Visa Status Online UAE- Step by Step Guide

  1. Nice sir can you help i want to check my visit visa status but not show send me link

    1. Hi, you may try to find the status with this link
      https://smartservices.ica.gov.ae/echannels/web/client/default.html#/fileValidity

  2. Sir I apply for tixi visa how can I check my visa application process

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