& Residency Administration Dubai, was established
in 1971. It consists of 12 Sections, Six of which
are main sections located within the premises of the
and Passports Section , 2- Entry Permits Section,
3- Residency Section , 4- Investigation and Control
Section, 5- Administration and Finance Section,
6- Information Technology Section.
Each one of these
sections carries out specific duties.
- The Naturalization
and Passports Section handles the nationals transactions,
such as issuing of Family Books, Passports
- The Entry Permits
Section issues visas of residency, visit, employment,
- The Residency
Section undertakes the responsibility of issuing
the residence permit.
- The Investigation
and Control Section plays a major role in the
follow-up of public transactions such as: Change
status, Absconding FIR, Overstay, Closing records
- The Administration
and Finance Section manages the human and financial
resources, issuing of Establishment cards for
private companies and other organizations and
their representatives, as well as collecting the
revenues , fees and the accounting and it.
- The Information
Technology Section is responsible to develop the
computer applications that are necessary to facilitate
and expedite the work. It is, also, concerned
with the updating of the programs to cope with
the latest developments in the field of Information
Technology, and to supply the other sections with
computers, software and other equipment.
The other six
sections are spread over Dubai and neighboring area.
They are as follows:
Dubai Airport passports
Section, Rashid Port Passports Section, Shindegah
Port Passports Section, Hamriah port Passports Section,
Jebal Ali Port Passports Section, Hatta Passports