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Description

This service aims to facilitate visa modification requests to reflect changes in the company or personal information/details of the investor/employee that is not reflected in the visa.

 

Steps
1

The client selects the service request, fills all the required fields, uploads the required documents, pays and submits the application.

2

2. RAKEZ reviews and submits application in MOI E-channel for Immigration processing, receives the original passport/Entry Permit from Immigration.

3

RAKEZ prepares the ID card, attests the employment contract (if applicable ) and contacts the client for collection of passport and other documents.

Service terms

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

  1. In order to apply for any service from the Government Services section, the company’s trade licence should be valid for at least 30 days.
  2. The company must have has no outstanding dues at the time of service application.
  3. In case of change in name and nationality, amendment is not possible. Visa to be cancelled, apply for pre-approval and new visa.
  4. For change in designation, new position should be in line with the facility taken by the company as well as activity of the company. The visa duration will also change according to the new designation.
  5. For some cases modification request related to license amendment, pre-approval may be required.
  6. In case of changing position from investor/partner to normal employee or manager, amount towards visa deposit will also be required.
  7. In case of changing position from normal employee to investor/partner/manager, visa will not be amended. The option is to cancel the existing visa and apply for new visa and trade licence and the immigration file should be amended first.
  8. In case there are changes on the visa details, the employment contract must be updated accordingly. One set of the amended contract should be submitted at our office for attestation (additional charges apply).
  9. In case the employment contract needs to me modified, additional amount towards attestation will be applicable.
  10. If change in residence visa or shifting visa to new passport, the residence visa must be valid for at least 6 months.
  11. New requested position should be in line with the facility as well as activity of the company.
  12. In case visa holder is the owner of the FZE and has visa as “manager”, the visa position must be changed from manager to investor.  Existing visa shall be cancelled, apply for pre-approval and new visa.
  13. In case of residence visa modification, visa holder should be inside UAE during the process.
  14. Once residence visa is modified, it is the responsibility of the visa holder to update his records at all concerned authorities (such as banks, Traffic Department, Emirates ID, etc).
  15. If change in Entry Permit, the original Entry Permit should have remaining validity of at least 7 working days.
  16. In case residence visa holder has been issued with new passport from the same country, they should carry both the old and new passports while entering the UAE. Once in the UAE, the visa holder must get the residence visa stamp shifted to the new passport by approaching RAKEZ.
  17. In the case residence visa holder is issued with a new passport and has acquired a different nationality with some changes made in the name, the visa cannot be amended or renewed, it has to be cancelled. Application for a new visa must be submitted and a new residence visa process should be completed.

 

NOTES:

  1. Visa Rules and Regulations as well as requirements are subject to change and process related to visas are sometimes subject to unexpected delays as they are controlled by the UAE Immigration Authority. 
  2. Information provided in this document is subject to change without notice. RAKEZ reserves the right to request for any additional documents in compliance with RAK Immigration Authority.
  3. RAKEZ reserves the right to require additional documents from applicants.
  4. In case there are changes on the visa details, the visa holder should contact RAKEZ to check if visa modification needs to be done.

Limitation

 

 

Required Documents
  •  :  A. CHANGE OF DESIGNATION / CHANGE OF PASSPORT NUMBER ON ENTRY PERMIT 1- Visa Data Modification form filled & signed by Authorized Signatory & Company Stamp. 2- Copy of the Entry Permit (must be valid at least for 7 days) 3- Copy of Passport (must be valid at least for 6 months). In case data modification is submitted for Employee category below, mentioned documents are required: 4- Letter from the company confirming the new position 5- Copy of Education qualification certificate matching with the new position (Certificate must be attested and translated into Arabic language by a legal translation office) 6- Amended Employment contract signed by both parties. In Case new position is Driver category below, mentioned documents are required: 7- Copy of valid UAE driving license 8- Valid vehicle registration card in the name of the company are required. Notes: In case Entry Permit is already utilized (by Status Change or Enter UAE) , Data Modification request should be submitted along with Stamping documents . B. CHANGE OF DESIGNATION / CHANGE OF APPLICANT’S NAME ON RESIDENCE VISA STAMP 1- Visa Data Modification form filled & signed by Authorized Signatory & Company Stamp. 2- Original passport (must be valid for at least six months & visa must be valid for at least 6 months). 3- In case of change of Applicant’s name outside UAE: Copy of Affidavit Issued from Notary Public attested and translated in Arabic language from legal translators. In case of change of Applicant’s name accrued Inside UAE: Letter from the Embassy/Consulate attested from Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In case the amended visa will be in the new passport, both old and new passports must be submitted. In case data modification is submitted for Employee category below, mentioned documents are required: 4- Letter from the company confirming the new position 5- Copy of Education qualification certificate matching with the new position (Certificate must be attested and translated into Arabic language by a legal translation office) 6- Amended Employment contract signed by both parties. In Case new position is Driver category below, mentioned documents are required: 7- Copy of valid UAE driving license. 8- Copy of valid vehicle registration card in the name of the company are required.
Forms

https://eservices.rakez.com/servlet/servlet.FileDownload?file=01558000000xxCJ

 

Service time

Normal :5 Working days Urgent: 3 Working days Royal :2 Working days

Fees

A. CHANGE OF DESIGNATION ON ENTRY PERMIT / RESIDENCE VISA Designation Change (Entry Permit) 285 Normal process 785 Urgent process 1285 Royal process Designation Change (Residence Visa) Employee (includes Contract attestation & ID card) 635Normal process 1135Urgent process 1635Royal process Designation Change (Residence Visa) Investor /partner Includes ID card 435 Normal process 935 Urgent process 1435 Royal process Designation Change (Residence Visa) Inv-partner to Employee Includes ID card 650 Normal process 1150 Urgent process 1650 Royal process 2000AED Employee visa deposit B. CHANGE OF APPLICANT’S NAME IN RESIDENCE VISA STAMP Amendment of Visa & ID Card (if Investor/Partner) 435 Normal process 935 Urgent process 1435 Royal process Amendment of Visa, ID Card & attestation of amended Employment contract (if Employee) 635Normal process 1135Urgent process 1635Royal process **If visa amendment required in Renewed Passport, additional charges of Visa Shifting will be included Visa Shifting to new passport 435 Normal process 935 Urgent process 1435 Royal process CHANGE OF PASSPORT NUMBER IN ENTRY PERMIT (for all positions) 285 Normal process 785 Urgent process 1285 Royal process

URL

https://eservices.rakez.com/servlet/servlet.FileDownload?file=01558000000xxCJ

PO Box 10055, Al Nakheel, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE
Phone Number
800 RAKEZ (72539)
VISA SERVICES
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