Monday, May 27, 2013

Dubai visitors can get entry visa on mobiles now

General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs – Dubai initiates M-Visa service.According to a report in Gulf Today, people can apply for entry visa on the website of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs – Dubai and receive the visa as an SMS to their mobile

The new service is part of the smart government initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

The paper quoted Major General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, Director-General, GDRFA, as saying that the directorate has applied the mobile visa (M-Visa) service for its residents.

The GDRFA completed 35,100 transactions last year up until the first quarter of this year, Al Marri added.