How to apply for a 90-day visit visa in the UAE for family and friends

90 Days Dubai visa application procedures, documentation needs, service fees, and security deposit information are described.

You can also apply for a 90-day Dubai Tourist (UAE) visa through an authorized travel agent like Tripfinder. The cost for a 90-day Dubai tourist visa is AED 1250. The only condition in this type of 90-day tourist visa is that along with the application for a tourist visa. A confirmed flight ticket from Fly Dubai should be attached, as the sponsor of this visa is Fly Dubai. The 90-day UAE visa from Fly Dubai is now available only for those who have a confirmed ticket from Fly Dubai.

The other option is to directly sponsor your friends or family by applying for a 90-day visa through the ICP portal. Read below to learn more about it.

Residents of the UAE may use the Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs, and Port Security to apply for a 90-day single-entry or multiple-entry visit visa (ICP). Residents now have the option of hosting relatives and friends from other countries by providing them with 90-day visas in exchange for a AED 1,000 refundable deposit. The total cost of the 90 Days Dubai tourist visa will be from Dh1,770 to Dh 2,000; Dh1,000 was a refundable deposit, and Dh770 was an administrative fee. The breakdown of the visa fee, the deposit was Dh1,000, and the visa with typing fees and service fees cost Dh770. The UAE government has restricted the program’s use to individuals only because travel agencies are currently not allowed to use it.

Residents who have residence visas issued in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, or Umm Al Quwain may use this service. Details of how to apply for the UAE visit visa are provided below.

Where can you apply for the 90-day visit visa?

Three different methods can be used to apply for a visa:

1. The ICP Smart Services website is:

2. The ICP mobile app, “UAEICP,” is available for Apple and Android devices. 
3. An ICP-approved typing centre—a list of approved typing centres in each Emirate can be found at this link: 

Required documents 
  • If you intend to apply for a visa for a family member or friend, you must submit the following documents: 
  • A recent, coloured, passport-size photo of the friend or relative.
  • Evidence of kinship (marriage or birth certificate), which is required if you are sponsoring a visit visa for a family member.
  • A copy of the friend’s or relative’s current passport.
  • A duplicate of your Emirates ID.
  • The sponsor’s residency documentation You might be able to present your rental agreement or the specifics of the hotel reservation for the friend or relative here.
  • A copy of the return ticket
  • Depending on the information you entered in the application, the ICP states that you might be asked to submit additional documents.

What is the cost of the visa?

According to ICP, the total cost of the Dubai Tourist visa will depend on the specifics of the application, and the sponsor is required to make a security deposit. According to the authority, the estimated cost breakdown is as follows:

• Security deposit: Dh1,025
• Request fees: Dh100
• Issue fees: Dh300
• E-services fees: Dh28
• ICP fees: Dh22
• Smart services fee: Dh100
• Travel Insurance: Dh100
• other charges: Dh100

Total: Dh1,775 (approx)

How to submit a visa application online?

Visit this page at to begin the process of applying for a Dubai visit visa using the ICP Smart Services platform. Then, complete the steps that follow:

1. Use your UAE Pass or, if you already have one, your ICP online account to log in.

2. After logging in, the app will take you to your personal dashboard.

3. Next, select the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship—Abu Dhabi or Sharjah—as the ICP department in your emirate.

4. Next, type “Visit Visa for Friend or Relative 90 Days (Single Entry) — Issue” into the search bar. The offering will be displayed below.

5. Select “Start Service.” 6. Complete the application and upload the necessary files. 7. After that, use a credit or debit card to pay the service charge.

You will get a confirmation from ICP that the application has been submitted once you have made the payment. Once approved, a visit visa will be issued in about two to five business days, according to the ICP call centre (600522222). An electronic visa will be sent to the email address you provided on the application.

Types of 90 Days UAE Visa:

  • 90-Day UAE visa from Fly Dubai (Available to people who hold a valid Flight Ticket issued by Fly Dubai: May not be available to certain nationalities) The cost of a 90-day tourist visa from Fly Dubai is AED 1250. You can apply with Tripfinder or any authorized travel agent in Dubai.
  •  90-Day UAE visa through ICP portal (Conditions apply and available to friends or families of a UAE resident) The cost of a 90-Day UAE tourist visa through ICP is AED 1770.

You can also apply this 90 days Dubai Tourist visa through authorized typing center’s or agencies. To know more about 90 Days Dubai Tourist Visa for friends or family you may call us on the below number or fill the below form.

Call us now on +971 52 534 4864, for more details”



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