UAE announces one-month grace period for visitors with expired visas

The extension begins from August 11 and is for a period of one month

  
Image used for illustrative purpose UAE flag flies over a boat at Dubai Marina, Dubai, United Arab Emirates May 22, 2015.

Image used for illustrative purpose UAE flag flies over a boat at Dubai Marina, Dubai, United Arab Emirates May 22, 2015.

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The UAE's Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship on Monday announced a one-month extension for visitors whose entry permits expired after March 1.

The extension begins from August 11 and is for a period of one month.

On July 10, the government of UAE had announced that "holders of the UAE's visit or tourist visas that expired after March 1 must leave the UAE within one month from 11 July 2020. That is by August 11." It said, "They can leave without facing fines or violations for the past period."

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