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Navigating Visa Fine Reduction Applications in UAE

 Navigating Visa Fine Reduction Applications in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ajman, and Sharjah

Navigating the complexities of visa fine reductions in the UAE can be challenging. Whether you're in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ajman, or Sharjah, understanding the requirements and preparing the necessary documentation is crucial. This guide aims to simplify the process, detailing the essential steps and documents needed for various categories, including legal/judicial, health reasons, assistant categories, personal and company sponsorships, and more.

Visa Fine Reduction Understanding the Requirements

Visa fine reductions are considered under specific circumstances, and each category has its own set of requirements:

  1. Legal/Judicial Reasons:

  • Petition letter from the company or the sponsor/applicant.

  • 'To whom it may concern' letter from the court/police (if the passport is reserved).

  1. Health Reasons:

  • Petition letter from the company, sponsor, or applicant.

  • A medical report detailing entry and exit dates from the hospital, in Arabic, issued by the Health Authority or Ministry.

  1. Assistant Categories or Dubai Marsoom Holders:

  • Petition letter from the company, sponsor, or applicant (for Dubai Marsoom holders).

  1. Personal Sponsorship (Family):

  • Petition letter from the sponsor.

  • Sponsor's passport copy, visa, labor contract/salary certificate/memorandum.

  • Any supporting documents for the cause of the violation.

  1. Sponsor Death:

  • Petition letter with the company stamp or from the sponsor/applicant.

  • Applicant and sponsor's passport copies, visa, and death certificate.

  • Trade license and establishment card for companies.

  1. Company Sponsorship:

  • Original Emirates ID of sponsor/partner or company PRO.

  • Petition letter with the company stamp.

  • Passport copy of the applicant + visa, establishment card copy, trade license.

  1. Delay in Passport Renewal/Issuing:

  • Required petition letter from the company, sponsor, or applicant.

  • Letter from the embassy/consulate with the date of passport renewal/issuing application submission.

Minimum Fine Requirements

  • Minimum fines of Dh4000 (under Employment Visa and family visa ) are required to apply for a reduction.

List of Mandatory Documents

  1. Original Emirates ID (Sponsor) + Passport visa copy.

  2. Passport of the Applicant + visa.

  3. Visa copy (File Number) which has fines.

  4. Newly approved e-visa (if applying for change status).

  5. Cancellation Paper (if intending to leave the country).

  6. NOC/Petition letter (in Arabic) requesting reduced fines or a Letter of exemption.

  7. UID number from GDRFA for newborns to process the fine reduction application.


Applying for a visa fine reduction in the UAE requires careful preparation and attention to detail. Ensuring you have the correct documents and meet the specific criteria for your category is key to a successful application. For professional assistance, contact the Amazon Attestation Office at +97143300011 or visit Our experienced team is dedicated to providing you with a smooth and hassle-free visa application experience across all seven emirates.

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