How will E-Channel System improve processes?
E-channel will improve the speed and accuracy in the issuing process for visa and residence permits, and will eliminate the need for applicants to go in person to service centres.
What are the fees to register for the E-Channel System for UAE Free Zones?
The fees for E-channel registration consists of a refundable security deposit of AED 5,025, an initial registration amount of AED 2,300 along with an annual renewal fee which will be confirmed upon final directive from the Government. These charges may vary slightly depending on the applicable licensing authority.
Fees of the E-Channel / Tahaluf System Registration
- New establishment card on new company
- Establishment card on existing company
- Employment visa and residency
- Visa cancellation for existing and ongoing company (not for companies which will cancel visa and establishment card simultaneously)
One-time Registration on E-Channels System for new / existing companies:
|New Application Request||AED 2,300|
|Security deposit: REFUNDABLE upon cancellation of trade license / establishment card||AED 5,025|
|E-Services Fees||AED 30|
|Ministry of Interior Fees||AED 22|
|Electronic Payment Fees||AED 98|
|Typing Charges||AED 150|
|Total Fee | E-Channel Registration||AED 7,325|
Annual Renewal Fees on E-Channels System: To follow