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21 Prisoners Released on Ramadan Donations

Ramadan in the UAE is not simply a time of prayer and fasting, as many citizens use this time to exercise their ability to help those in need by donating to charity organizations, and some even directly to the government to help those who lack the resources to pay their debts and to be reunited… Read more

New Visa to be Introduced in the UAE Soon

The entry of 2019 marked the end of the visa amnesty initiative rolled out by the government to aid illegal residents in fixing their residency papers and continue staying and working in the country. And while there is no word yet as to when or if another visa amnesty scheme would be rolled out anytime… Read more

UAE Govt Aids Filipina Expat with AED 190K Debt 3

Imagine being jobless, facing a huge debt and travel ban. This was the case of a 43-year-old Filipina expat in the UAE — one of several cases that were recently resolved by the Human Rights Section of the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD), the Khaleej Times reported. ALSO READ: UAE Gov’t Extends Visa Amnesty Until End of… Read more

uae amnesty program extended 3

Great news for all amnesty seekers! The UAE amnesty program, which was supposed to end on October 31, 2018, has been extended for one more month — until December 1, 2018! Yay! The program, which is formally known as the “Protect Yourself by Modifying Your Status” initiative, has been extended by the Federal Authority of Identity… Read more

The ongoing UAE amnesty program enables those who have overstayed their visas to legalise their status or exit the country without paying any fines. After the program ends on October 31st, however, authorities are planning to enforce tougher visa rules, as reported by Gulf News. According to the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (FAIC), majority of amnesty… Read more

If you are an amnesty seeker hoping to legalise your status and find a new job in the UAE, then this could be your big break! A firm based in Dubai and Abu Dhabi is looking to hire 120 blue collar workers for their electromechanical, plumbing, and interior outfit projects. The company, Electrofos, has announced their… Read more

More than 1,000 Philippine passports have been sent over by immigration officials in Dubai and the northern emirates to the Philippine consulate, as shared by Philippine Consul-General Paul Raymund Cortes at a press briefing last August 13 (Monday). Cortes told Filipinos who wish to avail of the UAE amnesty program and those whose passports are not in their… Read more

The UAE amnesty program is currently ongoing, and there’s even a one-stop shop for amnesty seekers in Dubai. Aside from those who have overstayed their visas, workers who have absconded may also apply for amnesty. But what exactly does “absconding” mean? Today, we will look into the definition of absconding based on the UAE Labour Law. We… Read more

As part of the preparations for the UAE amnesty program, the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) in Dubai has set up a “one-stop shop” for those who have overstayed their visas, but would like to legalize their status in the country. Set under two large tents, the centre will assist amnesty seekers… Read more

Through the UAE amnesty program, those who have overstayed their visas have a chance to exit the country without getting an entry ban or paying any fines. Alternatively, if they wish to stay and look for a new job in the UAE, they may apply for a six-month temporary visa. However, what if the visa… Read more

how to apply for uae amnesty

The UAE amnesty program aims to help illegal residents to protect their status by either leaving the country or change their cancelled/expired visa to a valid one without getting any Fines. This is a good opportunity for a lot of undocumented expats to convert the UAE visas and stay legally or exit the country. Centers in… Read more

protect yourself uae amnesty

The UAE amnesty program is a welcome news for a lot of expats who are illegally residing in the country as this helps them to correct their status without Fines or other major sanctions. According to the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA), this program includes all visa visa violators before August 1. Below… Read more

amnesty uae 2018

PCG Dubai has released a statement concerning the UAE amnesty program for illegal residents. The program will take effect from 1 August to 31 October 2018 and they advise visa violators who want to take part in it to file during the amnesty period. Note: This applies to those who have visas in Dubai. For… Read more