The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai (GDRFA-Dubai) has relocated its external centre at Naif area in Dubai to a larger office in the same area to cope with the increased number of clients.
Major General Obaid Muhair bin Surour, Deputy Director of the GDRFA-Dubai, said that there are now 22 main GDRFA centres in addition to nine branches.
Lieutenant Sultan Ahli, Director of Naif External Centre, said that the centre was relocated recently from a nearby street to this building where the offices are larger and well equipped to accommodate a large number of people.
Lt. Ahli said that Nayef External Centre is open from 8am to 2 pm. However, the office will receive applications from the public until 5pm.
He added that the Nayef centre issues entry permits, new residence visas, renews residence visa, issues establishment cards, receives applications for online services from companies and reports of absconders and cancellations.