Dependent Visa

A dependent visa is issued to immediate family members of expatriate workers (professional categories only) working in the Maldives.

The following documents are required to apply for Dependent Visa.

  1. Application for Permit Extension From (IM23).
  2. A color copy of the passport biodata page of the applicant.
  3. Passport size photo (in accordance with the Maldives Immigration’s Photo Standard and must be a recent photo).
  4. Copy of work visa (of the expatriate worker).
  5. Documents to prove the relationship with the dependent(s) (marriage certificate or birth certificate).
  6. Medical health screening report of the applicant issued from a Hospital/Clinic authorized by the relevant government authority (required for both new applications and extensions).
  7. Health Insurance (required for both new applications and extensions)
  8. Copy of the last visa page (issued to remain in the Maldives). (if applicable only).
  9. Last visa issued from Maldives (applicable for renewal only).
  10. Application information form (IM30) (required for high-risk countries only).
  11. Dependent Visa card fee, MVR50.
  12. Dependent Visa fee, MVR750 for each 3 months.


  • Dependent Visa applications shall be submitted via IMUGA online portal.
  • Applications to extend the Dependent visa can be submitted from 3 months to expiry.