UAE overstay fine reduces for visitors, increases for residents

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Abu Dhabi: UAE has reduced the fine cost of overstaying by half, with tourists and visa holders who overstay within the country being required to pay Dh50 for a day in lieu of Dh100.

The Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs and Port Security has introduced a standardisation of fines for overstaying in the country. In accordance with the new regulations implemented as part of the comprehensive visa reforms that were announced last month, UAE overstay fine for overstaying have been reduced and standardized at Dh50. In addition, anyone who is overstaying an immigration visa are required be required to shell out a two-fold penalty per period of time (Dh50 per day, instead of Dh25).

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Typing services throughout in the UAE are confirming the latest changes, and they’ve discovered three major changes to the revised visa system, which was that have been approved by the Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs, and Port Security.

According to the offices of Tas’heel in the Tas’heel area, The Federal Authority for Identity and Nationality, Customs, and Port Security started with a process to standardize the fee for overstaying of tourist and visitors who violate their visa.

Typing services have also confirmed that there is an Dh50 cut in the fee to apply for an additional work visa of Dh304 up to Dh254.

The penalty previously was determined by the type of visa that was expired. However, the new system has unified the fines for overstays up to Dh50 daily for each kind of visa violator.

According to the information received from the typing centres Overstay fines are paid by going to customer service centres or via the authority’s website or the application that is smart.

They also clarified that any additional days spent seeking documents or changing information will be counted during the time of the overstay. If an renewal application is filed but the proper documents aren’t uploaded in thirty days or if the incorrect document is uploaded three or more times in a row, it will be immediately cancelled, and a fresh one has to be submitted.

Under the new visa program the holders of residency visas are granted an opportunity to leave the country , or change their status after the permit is either removed or expired. Within six months it’s unlawful to remain in the UAE and arrests can be issued.

For visas that have expired offenders may be detained within 30 days of not having a visa renewal. Inspection campaigns are carried out regularly to find offenders.

On the 3rd of October, 2022:

The Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs and Ports Security issued guidelines and new procedures in the context of the New Visa Scheme for the UAE which coincides with the official launch of the scheme.

Visitors can stay up to up to 60 days

A new set of UAE visa regulations that went in effect on the 3rd of October permit holidaymakers to stay up to 60 days in a row.

The decision to give all entry visas validity for 60 days following their date of issue more than double the previous allowance — is one of the a number of visa reforms which was approved by the Cabinet at the beginning of April in 2022.

There were previously no visas specifically for tourists. Those who wanted to travel to the UAE could apply to obtain 30-day, 60-day, or 90-day visas for visits.

The one three and two-month permit to enter is still accessible on a visa renewal However, it is primarily for people who wish to visit relatives or friends in the country. This requires documents that proves the relationship as well as the reasons for the trip.

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