Get any 3 reports for $799 with MAGNiTT PRO!

Major changes in UAE visa rules

MAGNiTT News - 2 years ago - Thu, Jun 14, 2018, 12:28 PM

Major changes in UAE visa rules
Author: MAGNiTT

By Gulf News


SOURCE: Gulf News - Major changes in UAE visa rules

AT A GLANCE: Major changes announced by UAE Cabinet

• UAE Cabinet announces decision to abolish mandatory bank guarantee for labour recruitment and replace it with a low-cost insurance system. 

• New visa facilitation procedures for visitors, residents, families & people overstaying their visa also adopted.  

• UAE exemption of transit passengers from all entry fees for first 48 hours approved. Transit visa extension for up to 96 hours for a fee of Dh50.  

• Cabinet decision grants people overstaying their visa a chance to leave the country voluntarily without a "no entry" stamp on their passport.  

• New 6-month visa to be introduced for job seekers who overstayed their visa but wish to work in the country. Temporary visa to enhance the UAE's position as a land of opportunities, a destination for talents and professionals. 

• UAE grants those who entered country illegally a chance to leave voluntarily with a 'no entry' stamp for 2 years, if they present return ticket. 

• UAE Cabinet allows individuals wishing to adjust or renew their visa to do so for a fee, without having to leave and re-enter the country.  

• UAE Cabinet adopts resolution on empowering 'People of Determination', enabling them to equal access the job market.  




Stay up to date, subscribe to our newsletters

Already subscribed? Update your preferences.

Latest News