Transferring of residence permit for family of UAE citizen or GCC citizen.


 It is one of residency  services  performed by Department of  Entry Permits AND its external offices by which residency is issued for 3 years.

Service Type:

Procedural service


  • Typing the application in typing center (of limited services) - Tas'heel and typing centers (the application shall be signed and sealed).
  • Verification of   transaction documents  in reception desk and taking a token.
  • Waiting for token number.
  • Submitting the transaction to the counter to be completed.
  • Receiving  the transaction urgently or by Empost.

Required Documents:

  • Application for residency transfer  signed by the  previous  and new sponsor  and duly approved by Department of entry permit and residency.
  • Application for residency  containing  color  photo of the sponsored person and  signed by the previous  and new sponsor.
  • Original passport of the sponsored person (valid for minimum of 6 months).
  • I.D.Card and payment of the fees.
  • Tenancy contract and electricity bill.\
  • Original copy of health fitness certificate and payment of fees. 
  • Payment of adjustment of status fees.
  • Copy of passport of the new sponsor.
  • Copy of passport of the previous  sponsor.
  • Copy of  last residency.


  •  UAE Citizen


Attendance personally to: 

  • Fujairah General Directorate of  Residency and Foreigners Affairs
  • Dibba Passport Office
  • Massafi  Passport Office


  • Application fees: AED 50 /person.
  • Issuance fees : AED 50 /person.
  • Residency fees: AED 100 /person.
  • Note: cancellation of residency transfer -  Application fees : AED 50 - Issuance fees : AED 50

Working Hours:

 From: 07:30 am  to 08:00 pm

Service Duration :

 10 minutes

Contact Numbers:

 Tel.: 092222727