Pre Approval


This service is initiated by business owners when business setup or amendment is processed. This applies to all companies wherein the shareholders, directors and managers undergo background checking prior to the immigration releasing a security clearance.


  • Log in to our customer portal Located on our website or call us on 800 FZ1 (800 391) to help you log into your account.
  • Submit the required documents and complete the payment.
  • Receive a timeline.
  • Receive a copy of an electronic pre-approval via email.


  • AED 500
  • Call 800 FZ1 (800 391) or email to speak to our customer service team


1 Business Day

Documents Required

  • Colored passports copy of all shareholders, managers & directors
  • Special comments page of the passport (if applicable)
  • Copy of UAE residence visa or e-visa or UID number page of all shareholders and managers
  • Passport-size photo of all shareholders and managers (as per the photo guidelines)

Documents Specification

Parent Company Documents (if applicable)

  • Notarised or Attested documents by the issuing authority where the parent company has been formed.
  • Documents issued in other foreign languages should be legally translated to English or Arabic.

Passport Copy

  • Colored and clear full-page passport copy
  • Passport should be valid during the pre approval.
  • Additional remarks for below nationalities:
    • India – First and last page copy
    • Pakistan – First and second page copy
    • Sri Lanka – First and fourth page copy
    • US – Special comment page copy
    • Nepal – First and last page copy
    • UAE – Family Book & Emirates ID Card copy