General Information
  • In 1956 foreigners' visa applications were governed by the Rulers' court.
  • In 1968 a visa application office was designated in the house of Ajman Rulers' house.
  • The authority of the visa application office was moved to the Ministry of Interior in 1973.
  • The visa application office was fully moved into a bigger area in Al Rashidya in 1976 under the title of Department of Naturalization and Residency.
  • In 2005 the operations were moved to its current location in al Jirf under the newly diversified titled the General Directorate of Residency & Foreigners' Affairs (GDRFA).

GDRFA Ajman aims to cover all areas of the emirates with its services by opening five external offices.

  • Ajman Seaport Passport Control Section.
  • Ajman Seaport Branch.
  • Al Hamidiya Passport Office.
  • Al Manama Passport Office (Mun Building).
  • Masfoot Passport Section (Sanad Building).