His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the UAE, inaugurated the opening of the Smart Salem Centre.
The centre will offer state-of-the-art facilities for medical fitness and residence visa processing.
Located at Dubai International Financial Centre, the centre is powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and will offer swift medical screening for residence visas, with customers receiving their medical fitness results within 30 minutes.
The facility is the second one to open in Dubai, with the first centre located in City Walk and inaugurated in 2020.
The capacity of the centre is set at 800 customers per day and features the first automated blood collection system of its kind in the region
The centre is also 100% digital and paperless and has seven private blood collection rooms, three X-ray rooms, an on-site laboratory, eight smart check-in kiosks, an Emirates ID biometrics office and an Amer support office.
A hygiene robot, a robot barista and transportation robots will also be available at the centre.
Emirates ID biometrics and other visa application support services will be available shortly at the centre.
The centres are open six days a week from Sunday to Friday.
A third Smart Salem centre is will open in TECOM by the end of this year.