Final reminder as October 10 deadline for visa renewals looms

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Oct 5, 2020

October 5, 2020


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All UAE residents whose visas expired between March 1 and July 11 must get them renewed by October 11.

Residents living in the UAE should renew visas by Sunday to avoid being fined for overstaying.

On July 11, the UAE Cabinet announced a three-month grace period for GCC passport holders and UAE residents to renew their visa and residency documents.

The three-month extension was given to people who were inside the country with residence permits that expired from March 1 until July 11.

Residents will need to take a medical test, which is a prerequisite for the renewal of the residency.

To verify visa validity on the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship portal or ICA, visit

Dubai residents can check on the General Directorate of Residence and Foreigners Affairs portal.

For those in the country, breaking the residency visa rules incurs a fine of Dh25 a day. When leaving the country, the fine is Dh250 plus Dh25 a day.

There is also a daily Dh20 fine for failing to renew an Emirates identity card. This can go up to Dh1,000.

Those sponsoring dependents or housemaids should check the portals for the new expiry dates and renew before the grace period ends.

Updated: October 5, 2020 11:45 AM

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