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Student residence visa Abu Dhabi Dubai UAE

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Student visa Dubai UAE

Student resident visas and visit visa for Abu Dhabi Dubai UAE information and guide to procedure and rules

Student residence visa UAE

Students attending schools in the UAE will usually be under the sponsorship of one of their parents on a family residence visa.

Students attending a tertiary level institute might have a couple of options.

Student residence visa documents, requirements, restrictions
Students sponsoring family members
Student visa charges and fees in the UAE
UAE student residence visa costs (AED)
Student residence visa (from outside the UAE) 1100 1000   3000      
Student residence visa (from within the UAE) 1650   150 5500 2100 2450 5000
Student residence visa renewal     150 3000 1500   2500
Visa deposit   2000   5000   7000 3000
Express visa service additional cost (application or renewal)       1500      
UAE student residence visa cancellation charges (AED)
Student, passport, university ID in the UAE     25 750 35   1100
Student, passport in the UAE, no university ID       1750      
Student out of UAE < 6 months, passport & ID available       750      
Student out of UAE < 6 months, passport available, no ID       1750      
Student out of UAE < 6 months, passport & ID not available       5000      
Student out of UAE > 6 months (passport & ID availability irrelevant)       7000      
Express visa cancellation service additional cost       1000      
Student visit visa UAE
Working on a student visa and student work permits

Update 07 April 2011: A report in Xpress said that Mana Al Zarouni, Director of Investor Relations and Government Services Oper-ations, Tecom Investments, told XPRESS that expatriate students will soon be able to benefit from part-time internships in free zone companies. Although he did not give further details, the provisions are believed to be in line with the new part-time work permits announced under Cabinet Resolution No. 25 of 2010.

Update 14 August 2010: There was a report that the UAE Ministry of Labour (MOL) was considering temporary work permits for students in the UAE, to allow them to work part-time or on a temporary basis year-round in response to a request by an employer for temporary student work permits - Saleh Al Jabri, Director of the Establishments Department at the Ministry of Labour said "Such a proposal is worth considering by the MoL as well as by the other concerned bodies such as the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Higher Education along with the education councils" (Khaleej Times 14 August 2010).

There are many expat students who work part-time in the UAE, and many part-time jobs advertised which are likely to suit students. But keep the following in mind...

Last update Thursday 28-Apr-2011. Page development 4L 5C.
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