After submission of documents at the Visa Application Centre, you can also check the status of your application online by simply providing the unique VAC Reference Number and your Date of Birth. (VAC reference number can be found on the Invoice-Cum-Receipt provided by Submission Officer at the Visa Application Centre at the time of submission.)
If you have availed the SMS tracking service, you will receive SMS and email alerts, once the processed application is couriered or is ready for collection at the Visa Application Centre. These alerts will be received on the mobile number and email address provided while submitting the visa application.
You may also track your application here.
Please note that the time for passport collection is from 09:00 to 17:00 in Dubai and 15:00 to 17:00 in Abu Dhabi from Sunday to Thursday, except weekends and holidays.
During the passport collection at the Visa Application Centre it is required to provide the following:
Representatives / Agents / Consultants collecting the Passport at the counter will have to provide an authority letter from the applicant clearly stating the name of person & agency authorizing them to collect Passport on their behalf.
If you have ordered a courier delivery and receive the passport outside of the Visa Application Centre, please be ready to provide the following documents: