MOI announces information on activation of residence permit with visa number

MOI announces information on activation of residence permit with visa number

In line with the ongoing development of e-services at the Ministry of Interior, two new services – Issue Residence Permit, Reactivate residence permit- have been added to Metrash2 mobile app and MoI E-Services Portal. The procedures are as follow:

 Login to Metrash2 or MOI e-services PortalGo to ‘Residency’ Service and select ‘Issue Residence Permit’ or ‘Reactivate RP’

Enter valid visa no. (Visa holder should be inside the country)

Fill the details of the person, address and required residency period

Upload a recent color photo in case of new residence permit

Select the delivery method – at Expatriate Affairs Dept or door delivery by Q-post

Upload a copy of signature

Pay the service fee and delivery fee (in case of door delivery)

A medical checkup is a prerequisite to complete this service. In case of new RP, the resident shall complete the fingerprint procedures whereas if there was a previous RP, he shall reactivate the fingerprint.

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