Authority has confirmed that the grace period granted to the UAE residents to rectify their residency statuses would end next week, corresponding to Sunday (Oct.11), adding that fines would begin to take effect from Monday, Oct.12.
It pointed out that transit visas are sponsored only by the UAE-based airlines and must be processed and approved before entering the UAE. Both types of transit visas are not extendable, the ICP confirmed.
The UAE has postponed the implementation of a visa-exemption agreement with Israel after Israel required anyone entering from the Gulf state to be quarantined as a COVID-19 precaution.
The scheme, which was first announced last year, allows those with BNO status to live, study and work in Britain for five years and eventually apply for citizenship.
The victim testified that he was hunting for jobs for his younger brother and had met the defendant at one of Dubai’s companies. The defendant manipulated the victim into thinking he can issue a work visa for his brother for Dhs6,500.
The twin developments on the final day of 2020 encapsulated how Trump has made US immigration policy more restrictive without support from Congress. President-elect Joe Biden has promised to undo many of Trump’s actions but it is unclear how quickly and even to what extent.
The typing centres affirmed that the entry permit application was activated since last Friday and covered all types of residence visas, noting that the holder of a UAE residence visa who stayed abroad for more than 6 months can apply for the entry permit.
The Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has launched the service of issuing (a Transit Visa for Stop-over electronically), to facilitate the arrival in the Kingdom for all purposes, and the procedures for obtaining and automating an entry visa.
“The fees of all the services provided by the ICP have been increased by Dhs100 for each service,” a service agent confirmed. The hike in fees will apply to services including Emirates ID card, residency visas and visit visas.
The Sharjah Police affirmed that the news about the amendment of the status of overstays, in return for fees paid at one of the service centres in Sharjah, is just a rumour, stressing that information should be taken only from the relevant authorities.