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Indian passport holders to get UAE visit visa permit

Indian passport holders with the United Kingdom and European Union visas can get a visit visa permit at all the UAE ports, the authorities in Dubai have said.

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Dubai Published on: July 17, 2019 17:12 IST
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Indian passport holders with the United Kingdom and European Union visas can get a visit visa permit at all the UAE ports, the authorities in Dubai have said.

The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) in Dubai posted a video tweet on Monday that lays down the conditions under which this facility will operate. 

It said that the entry permit will be issued “provided that the validity of the residence visa issued by the UK and EU countries and applicant's passport is not less than six months.” 

According to the GDRFA, Indian passengers can get their entry permit for a fee of AED 100 (1,874 INR) and AED 20 (INR 375) service charges.

“The maximum period allowed to stay within the UAE for the holders of the entry permit is 14 days and can be extended once. A renewal fee of AED 250 (4,687 INR) and service fee of AED 20 (375 INR) will be charged,” it said in the video.

“If the holder of the entry permit exceeds the specified period of 14 days, or the extension period of 28 days within the UAE, the fine shall be calculated as follows: AED 100 (1874 INR)for each day, AED 200 (3,749 INR) departure permit,” it said. 

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