How can you do entry permit cancellation UAE?


Entry permit cancellation UAE is necessary for all visitors when they return to their countries, and UAE citizens must cancel their visas before leaving the country after finishing their employment contract or selling the company that gave them the residency visa.

Every year, millions of visitors from all over the world tour the UAE, and a similar number of individuals enter for work.

Whether you have just an entry permit or residency visa both must be canceled before you returned to your country unless you are leaving the UAE for vacation purposes.

There are three ways to cancel your visa or entry permit, and all of them are simple processes that may complete in three consecutive work days.

Entry permit cancellation UAE

As I mentioned above, there are three ways to cancel entry permission. The following section of this post will teach you how to cancel an entry permit for the UAE without a lengthy process.

  1.  Cancel with a personal account;

To cancel your entry permit you have to visit the ICP ( The Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs, and Ports Security) website.

When you get to the official website, scroll down to the residence area and look for the entry permit cancellation. The below image will help you to find both options.

Entry permit for UAE

Click on the cancel entry permit option; the process will be completed in three stages;

    • you must create an account or log in with your UAE pass.
    • Upload the documents and fill out the online application form.
    •  Your application will complete electronically within 48 hrs when the application has made all the requirements.
  1. Cancel with Government Establishment;

The UAE government has developed various customer happiness centers across the UAE to make it easier for people to get government services without having to visit main government facilities.

Visit the nearest canter, fill out the entry permit cancellation form, pay the associated charge, and wait for approval, which can take up to three days.

3. Cancel with Typing centers;

Private enterprises in the UAE provide government services with certain charges, but they must first obtain a license from the Ministry. In the United Arab Emirates, they are known as typing centers.

This list contains information about the top ten typing centers in the United Arab Emirates. If you want to learn more about them click here.

Visit the typing center and fill out the entry permit cancellation form. Provides the necessary documentation and pays the typing center and government fees.

Employees at the typing center will complete the rest of the work and notify you when the application has approved by the government.

Required Documents;

  1.  A copy of the entry permit or visa
  2. Attach a copy of the sponsored passport
  3. Attach a message from the free zones
  4. A copy of the Sponsor Emirates ID


  • Request Fees 50 AED
  • Electronic Services 10 AED
  • Payment method by credit card

Although the first option is the most convenient, if you do not have online payment gateways, you should pick the last option because you can pay in cash at the typing center.

Since the Covid 19 pandemic compelled many organizations and governments to give distance services or employees work-from-home.

Work permit cancellation services are no longer available at the customer satisfaction center.

You can apply for entry permit cancellation through the ICP official app on ISO or Android devices.

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