The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA) announced during a press conference organized remotely that residents whose visas expired before March 1 can stay in the UAE for 3 months, beginning May 18, 2020, without incurring fines.
Announced last year, the Golden Visa, a 10-year permanent visa, is granted to doctors, scientists, innovators, researchers, investors, and entrepreneurs for their contribution in enhancing the development of their respective sectors.
The authorities said that tourists can change their status to continue their stay in the country.
As of Sunday, the Authority will start receiving applications for renewal of ID cards and visas applications that expired during March and April. For applications that expired in in May, it will begin accepting them on Aug.8, 2020.
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The process passes through three steps, which start by booking an appointment with the preferred hospital. The hospital will then submit your details to the authorities to process your visa.
An Arab couple and two children attempted to leave the country via Dubai International Airport for a European country with a forged visa, but the passport officer detected they were fake and referred them to the competent authorities.
The DGOV explained that in order to be able to obtain a work/residence permit, whether new or renewal, foreign nationals need to be free of all forms of communicable diseases such as HIV and TB.
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.