This is to inform all due to heavy applications flows for UAE entry permit, immigration is facing IT issue due to which approvals have been (severely) delayed.
Hence, please make sure to process your applications in advance to avoid the last minute issue.
The UAE Immigration office has announced public holidays from 30 Nov. to 4th Dec 2017. The UAE Government entities will celebrate 5 days holidays on the occasion of Prophet Mohammed's Birthday and UAE National day. The offices will resume their work from Tuesday, 5th of December.
Hence, you are advised to keep sufficient no. of days between submitting an application & travel date of PAX.
Kindly make a note for the same.
On the occasion Islamic New Year the UAE Immigration will remain closed from the 21st Sept to 23rd Sept 2017.
The processing of applications will resume from 24th Sept. Travelers are requested to plan the travel accordingly.
The UAE Immigration will be closed from 31st Aug 2017 to 04th Sept 2017 for Eid-al-Adha Celebrations.
Due to this there can be rush in the Immigration and visa process can get delayed after 04th Sept as well.