UAE suspends all night permits in response to public’s commitment to precautionary measures
01 Apr 2020
A deserted Sharjah-Dubai road during the national Sterilisation Programme.
In response to the public’s commitment and adherence to precautionary measures, the UAE Ministry of the Interior decided to suspend all permits; programmes and applications for vehicles at the state level during the period the national sterilization programme.
The Ministry of Interior decided to suspend all work vehicle permits, software and applications including the Federal Movement permits service at the federal and local levels.
This decision comes within the framework of the Ministry's ongoing efforts to review, evaluate and update all preventive and precautionary measures to meet the challenge of coronavirus in a manner that achieves the public interest in coordination with all concerned authorities.
The Ministry calls upon the public to remain in their homes throughout the period of the national sterilization and not go out except for the purchase food and medicines or for health necessity or work from the vital sector categories, that include the energy sector, the communications sector, the health sector, the education sector, the security sector, the police sector, the military sector, and the postal sector, the shipping sector, the pharmaceutical sector, the water and food sector, the civil aviation sector, the airports sector, the passports sector, the financial and banking sector, the government media sector.