Coronavirus: UAE residency visas to remain valid until end-2020

Residents and visitors urged to inquire online for further details. 

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. UAE entry stamp on passport.

Image used for illustrative purpose. UAE entry stamp on passport.

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UAE announced on Monday that all visas, entry permits and Emirates ID cards will remain valid until the end of 2020, as the country battles the Covid-19 coronavirus.

Talking to the media in a virtual conference today, Colonel Khamis Al Kaabi, the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship spokesperson, said that UAE visas, entry permits and ID cards for those inside the country are valid until the end of December of this year if they happened to expire after March 1, 2020.

The residency visa of expatriates, inside or outside the country, to stay valid until the end of the year.

"We affirm in the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship our absolute commitment to all segments of society, including citizens, residents, and visitors, and our willingness to receive their inquiries through the communication channels announced on the official website of the authority."

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