The travel report is essentially a report issued by the immigration authority either by the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA), or, in the case of Dubai visas, by the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) of the UAE. The travel report shows the exit and entry dates, locations ports of entry and exit along with the passport number and other immigration details.
Travel report is also called Entry/Exit report, Entry/Exit certificate/Movement report.
There are two types of travel reports currently being issued in the UAE as follows:
- Single Entry/Exit Travel Report. This report details information on a traveller’s last trip
- Overall Entry/Exit Passenger Report. This report fully details the entry/exit travel history of a traveller
How can I get a travel report in UAE?
- DubaiNow app. Dubai visa holders are eligible to apply for a travel report for themselves or their dependents.
- Amer centre for Dubai visa
- ICA customer happiness centre
- Authorised typing centres
What are the documents required to get a travel report in UAE?
- Sponsor’s or applicant’s original Emirates ID
- Applicant’s original passport with visa page copy
- Passport sized photograph
What is the cost of a travel report in UAE?
- Overall travel report for employees – Dh276
- Overall travel report for family Dh240
- Sponsor and sponsored Dh256
When can I request for travel report in UAE?
There are various situations when you may need to get a travel report.
- When you cancel your UAE residence visa while you are outside UAE. This is required to know whether you are inside or outside UAE.
- At the time of Company closure – when a company ceases operation, the company owner is obliged to prove that there are no employees left on the company’s visa.
- At the time of Migration to a new country – to conduct background checks.
- When you apply for tax exemption from country of origin – to know if you are not living in your home country.
- Other Applying for an equivalency certificate – When you are applying for in UAE, the ICA report is a mandatory document to be uploaded while applying for certificate equivalency on the Ministry of Education portal.