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Airport Entry Permit Renewal


This service is provided to foreign missions accredited to the UAE, to renew a permanent entry permit for Abu Dhabi International Airport and Dubai International Airport to welcome official delegations visiting the UAE. Permanent permits are valid for a year and renewable on a yearly basis.



Customer’s Journey (Clarification)

The mission applies to renew an Airport Entry Permit on MoFA Website: or Smart Mobile App: (UAE MoFA) using the following steps:

  • Enter the username and password.
  • Select the permit type (permanent – temporary), then select the airport (Abu Dhabi – Dubai), and select areas in the airport that need to be accessed upon permit renewal (For temporary permits, please select the duration of the permit).
  • Upon applying for renewal, enter the old permit number; all permit owner information and necessary documents previously attached will show on the system (you can add updated attachments or keep old ones if there are no updates).
  • Upon submitting the renewal request, the customer will be notified that the request is under process.
  • When the permit is renewed, the customer will be notified to visit the Security Permits Section at Sky Park building in Abu Dhabi Airport to collect it (the customer must present an ID proving they are a staff member of the embassy).
  • For Dubai Airport entry permits, please visit the Security Clearance Section in Dubai International Airport to collect the permit.

Service Fees
At Abu Dhabi Airport, there are no fees incurred. At Dubai Airport, members of diplomatic missions accredited to the UAE who are holding Diplomatic, Consular or Special Identity Cards issued by MOFA will be exempted from the renewal fees. As for non-diplomats who are sponsored by foreign missions and hold residence visas, the permit is issued for a period of one year, in consideration of AED3020 upon issuance.
Service Type
Service Time
7-15 Working Days
Total Transactions

Service Beneficiaries

  • Investor
  • Private Companies

Required Documents

  •  A personal photograph (passport size 6*4) with  white background
  • A colour copy of the passport
  • A copy of the ID card issued by MoFA or a colour copy of the residence visa
  • A colour copy of the passport’s unified number page (for UAE nationals and GCC citizens), if any
  • The applicant must fill in and sign the information form for security clearance
  • For Abu Dhabi International Airport, fill in the information form for a Permanent Airport Entry Permit or Temporary Airport Entry Permit
  • For Dubai International Airport, the applicant must fill in and sign the information form for security clearance and provide a colour copy of the old permit, if applying for renewal

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Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals

Terms and Conditions

  • For the renewal of permanent permits, old permits must be returned upon delivery of new permits.
  • Temporary permits must be returned on expiry. This service is restricted to foreign missions, and international organizations accredited to the UAE.

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