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UK visa services resume in UAE, Saudi, among other GCC countries

Optional Priority visas, super priority visas, and walk-in services will not be offered initially

Expats stranded outside Saudi will only be allowed to return after the pandemic ends

The mechanism for extending the exit and return visa is yet to be announced

UAE reveals process for expired visa holders to leave country without paying fines

All related fines for visa violators will be waived if they leave before August 18

Emirates NBD and Visa commit to a 5-year partnership agreement

Visa has secured exclusivity over Emirates NBD’s debit card for personal, priority, private and business banking customers, and the debit card programme for Liv.

KUWAIT-INDIA-HEALTH-VIRUS amnesty

Amnesty ends in Kuwait, 30,000 undocumented expats avail scheme – report

The initiative, which was in place from April 1-30, permitted residency violators to leave the country without paying any fines

Passengers from these countries can travel to Dubai despite entry visa suspension

Emirates airline also denied social media reports that it is planning to suspend all flights from March 17

UAE suspends issuance of all visas, bans travel to Italy, Turkey, among others

The decision does not apply to those who already have their visas issued

Emirates says travellers from over 20 countries will not be allowed to fly to Saudi

All those with Umrah visas will also not be permitted to travel to the kingdom

Saudi tourist visa on arrival for UK, US and Schengen visa holders

The General Authority of Civil Aviation has instructed national air carriers to allow the holders of these visas to travel to Saudi Arabia

Saudi could start issuing tourist visas soon – report

The visas will reportedly be available to people from about 50 countries

New family sponsorship law for expats in the UAE takes effect

Expats – both men and women – can sponsor their family members if they earn a monthly salary of Dhs4,000 or Dhs3,000 plus accommodation

UAE’s new visa rules for visitors, students, widows, divorcees take effect on Oct 21

The new rules will see visitor and tourist visas extended for up to 60 days

UAE announces new visa rules for residents, jobseekers and tourists

The UAE Cabinet has also added an insurance scheme in place of bank guarantees when recruiting private sector workers

Ten Steps For Moving To Dubai

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