Category: Government

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Digital ID card for UAE government services: How to get one

Face ID step-by-step process: It’s as simple as entering your details and clicking a selfie Now that it takes less than five minutes to create your own digital UAE ID – why not do it right away? Called UAE Pass,…

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Why Ramadan is the most sacred month in Islamic culture

The sighting of a new crescent moon marks the start of Ramadan, a time for piety and self-reflection. VERY YEAR, MUSLIMS around the world anticipate the sighting of the new crescent moon that signifies the official first day of Ramadan,…

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Dubai starts issuing visit visas to more nationalities, including Indians

A few applications were submitted on Wednesday and all came through. Dubai has started issuing tourist visas to inbound passengers from more countries from Wednesday onwards, Khaleej Times has learnt. Dubai, a global tourism hub, suspended issuing visit visas in March as…

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How to change visit visa status without exiting the UAE

Inside country visa change options are available to visit or tourist visa holders. Dubai: If you are in the UAE on a visit or tourist visa, which is about to expire, and you are unable to travel out of the…

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STATUS CHANGE / VISA POSITION AMENDMENTS DUBAI

Employment Visa• If the Employment Visa applicant is inside UAE on Visit Visa/Tourist Visa or his previous visa cancelled and did not exit, the applicant has to change his/her visa status by completing the following procedures.  • At the time of applying new Employment Visa, Dh680 to be…

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How to check if your UAE residence visa has been extended automatically

Are you one of those whose residence visa has expired? In April, the UAE made a major announcement about extending the validity of all residency visas, entry permits and Emirates IDs till the end of 2020. Later on, a top official…

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Wedding at the consulate Dubai Embassy

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS & FORMALITIES Accomplished online Marriage Application form/Marriage Banns/Announcement form  One (1) Accomplished Joint Affidavit of Witnesses form (originally signed by 2 witnesses) Original and three (3) photocopies of DFA-apostilled PSA Certificate of No Marriage (CENOMAR) of both Bride and GroomNote: (CENOMAR is…

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Filipinos in UAE concerned about new travel rule by Philippines immigration

Minimum Dh10,000 income must for a Filipino in UAE to sponsor a family member’s visit. Filipinos in the UAE are concerned after the minimum salary required to acquire an Affidavit of Support and Guarantee (AoS), an attested letter issued to…

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UAE visa residency rules: all you need to know

UAE residents whose visas expire on or after July 12 will have a month to renew their document or will face fines. A senior official said regular pre-coronavirus visa rules have resumed as services reopened across the country on Sunday.…

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Coronavirus: UAE announces 624 new cases, 11 deaths

The ministry called upon the public to adhere to health guidelines and instructions from the relevant authorities. The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention on Saturday announced 624 new cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus, taking the total number of cases…