Latest Visa News & Updates: UAE immigration

11 Jan 2018 Updates

Expect Delays For UAE Entry Permit

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.

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7 Dec 2017 Updates


This is to bring to the travelers' notice that the UAE immigration system is running slow and fluctuating. This might result in a delay of visa application processing, approvals and may be a chance of visa cancellations.

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22 Nov 2017 Updates

UAE Immigration Office Will be Closed From 30 Nov. to 4 Dec. 2017

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.

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18 Sep 2017 Updates

UAE Immigration will be closed from 21st Sept to 23rd Sept 2017

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. 

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31 Aug 2017 Updates

UAE Immigration closed from 31st Aug - 04th Sept 2017

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.