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Affidavit of Support

To avoid the increase in human trafficking and illegal activities, the Immigration Department of most Asian countries are trying to minimize the risk by implementing certain limitations. Mostly in Philippines, citizens are not allowed to travel to UAE as a tourist in case they are not capable enough to fulfil the requirements of the Immigration Department.

“Affidavit of Support” is one of the mandatory requirements by the Philippines Immigration Department while the other Asian countries do not request it as a must. If you are a citizen of any Asian country such as Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Nepal or Indonesia, it is better to have an attested Affidavit of support document in your hand for more convenience.

Affidavit of Support for Other Nationalities

In order to get the Affidavit of Support document, the respective family member, Cousin or Friend who holds a UAE Resident Visa, must visit your country’s embassy in UAE on or before your travel date.

He/she should fill the Affidavit Form and submit the application and also Affidavit Fee along with following documents:

  • Visitor’s Passport copy
  • Visitor’s Visit Visa copy
  • Applicant’s (Affiant) Residency Visa copy
  • Applicant’s (Affiant) Emirates ID copy
  • Applicant’s (Affiant) Passport copy
  • Flight Ticket (Not mandatory)

Once the embassy attests the entire document, make sure to send the scanned copy of this document to the traveler via email or fax along with the payment receipt.

The visitor can present this document to the immigration counter at the Airport and check in for the flight without any hustle.

Affidavit of Support for Filipinos

“Affidavit of Support” is a must for Filipino’s who travel to UAE to prove themselves as legitimate tourists/visitors. In order to obtain the affidavit of support, a family member or a 1st cousin (Blood relation or in law relation) of the visitor must visit the Philippines Embassy in UAE along with the following documents:

  • Visitor’s Passport copy
  • Visitor’s Visit Visa copy
  • Applicant’s (Affiant) Residency Visa copy
  • Applicant’s (Affiant) Passport copy
  • Applicant’s (Affiant) Salary certificate. It must be on the company’s letterhead and duly stamped. (Minimum salary is 3500 AED)
  • Copy of the trade licence of the company which provides the tourist visa for the visitor
  • Copy of Hotel booking for the duration of stay of the visitor/Resident Lease contract of the sponsor (Affiant)

After submitting the documents along with the payment, the embassy will attest the documents and give you back with the payment receipt. Send a scanned copy of this document to the traveller to present it at the airport.

In addition to that, Filipinos must present the Original Visa Copy which is called “Pink Copy” to the airport in order to travel out of their country.

Who are the 1st cousins to the Affiant/Applicant?

  • Spouse
  • Child
  • Mother
  • Father
  • Sister
  • Brother
  • Grandchild
  • Grandfather
  • Grandmother
  • Uncle
  • Aunty
  • Daughter in law
  • Son in law
  • Mother in law
  • Father in law
  • Nephew

For Your Information

  • You can call your respective country Embassy in UAE before you visit it directly
  • Philippines Embassy in UAE is Open from 08:00 AM – 05:00 PM
  • Affidavit processing times at the Philippines Embassy are 08:00 AM – 12:00 PM & 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM
  • Affidavit Releasing times at the Philippines Embassy are 03:00 PM – 05:00 PM
John Barnes

I love traveling to different places around the UAE. I believe in creating tours that are interesting and deliver the best in terms of exotic views and unique experiences. I want all tourists to enjoy each tour with the excitement that I got while traveling to these places. When I first started my career in technology I realized the lack of tourist information about UAE online. It was then that I decided to explore different places in the UAE and move with the people of UAE so I can give tourists the first hand experience. My passion for exploring places and dedication to my work means that I create information with real life experiences and design tours that unique, exciting and interesting.