UAE: Visa violators can legalise status until November 17

The short-term amnesty for people who have been living illegally in the UAE, after their visas expired before March 1, has been extended for a period of three months, authorities have announced.

State News Agency-WAM has quoted Major General Saeed Rakan Al Rashidi, Director General of the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (FAIC) saying that the scheme, which began on May 18, and was to end on August 18, will now run until November 17.

All overstay fines will also be waived off provided the violators were leaving the country.


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