Inside country Visa extension - Same day visa change
While travel is completely grounded, your visa extension process isn't. You can now apply for visa extension from the comforts of your home. Our travel experts are committed to providing you with a seamless visa extension service.
Stay home and stay longer with Musafir's Inside country visa extension process.
Inside the country (No exit required)
30 days inside the country
90 days inside the country
What do I need to apply
- A copy of guarantor's passport's first, last and visa pages
- A copy of guarantor's Emirates ID
- A copy of each visitor's passport's first and last pages
- Each visitor's passport-size photograph, taken against a white background
- Each visitor's passport should have a minimum validity of 6 months
- Guarantor’s U.A.E residence visa copy with a minimum validity of 3 months
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Frequently Asked Questions
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- What is a Same Day Visa Change?
A same day Visa change is specifically designed for customers who need to change or extend their existing UAE tourist visa to a new UAE tourist visa on the same day i.e. within less than 24 hours. Musafir has 2 options : "Visa change by flight" to a "Visa change - Within the Country" (No exit required)
- Do I need to fly to my home country?
No. The customers do not need to exit to their home country. Musafir has 2 options :"Visa change via a flight" and a "Visa change - Within the Country" (no exit required).
- Is there any deposit required?
There is no security deposit required to be paid at the airport for most nationalities. But certain nationalities may be required to deposit a refundable amount of AED 5,600 with Musafir.
- What is the process to apply for a Same Day Visa Change?
Customers can avail this package through our retail offices, Whatsapp, online on Musafir.com or simply send the documents via email firstname.lastname@example.org. They then decide which of the two modes of Visa renewal they wish to opt for.
For flights - We will then check the flight availability to Kuwait, Bahrain or Muscat and accordingly issue the Visa change ticket on Air Arabia or Fly Dubai. Carry this ticket and report at least 4-12 hours prior to the departure to the check-in counters at Sharjah airport/Dubai Airport and complete your immigration formalities. Fly out of the UAE and return to the Sharjah International Airport/Dubai International Airport on the same flight. Obtain the new visa from the travel consultant or exit via E-gate and re-enter the UAE.
Inside the Country (No exit from UAE required) - Customer simply stays within UAE for his Visa to be mailed to him. No need to exit the country at all. Request to be sent atleast 4-5 working days prior to the last date.
- When and where can I pay my overstay fine?
All overstay fines have to be paid directly at the immigration counter.
- What if the visa is rejected by immigration?
The Visa approval is at sole discretion of the immigration authorities. In case of any rejection in providing a new visa, Musafir.com does not bear any responsibility for the application charges and no refund will be provided. In case of "Visa change by Flight" the visa applicant can stay at the airport for a maximum of 24-48 hours, post which they must arrange for a flight ticket directly to their home country from the respective airport.
- What should be the validity on my passport?
For tourist visa, the passport should be valid for at least six months from the date of travel.
- If I have a valid Sharjah or UAE visa, will I be able to travel to the other Emirates?
Yes, you can travel anywhere within the country with a valid UAE visa.
What services does visa assistance cover?
Our travel experts will provide complete information about the visa application process and assist in organising all necessary documentation including the visa forms.
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