The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship announced the extension of the period of exemption for "all violators" of the Entry and Residence of Foreigners Law until the end of this year (December 31, 2020).
The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship announced the extension of the period of exemption for "all violators" of the entry and residence of foreigners law until the end of the current year (December 31, 2020), whenever their violation occurred before the first of last March, with exemption from all financial fines related to identity card and work permits, and cancellation All administrative restrictions, provided you leave the country.
The Director General of Foreigners Affairs and Ports, Major General Saeed Rakan Al Rashidi, confirmed that the Cabinet's decision regarding the extension of the deadline, which was implemented on May 14, came in accordance with the wise directives of our wise leadership, to enable the settlement of the status of the various categories of violators on the land of the state, who hold entry permits and visas. And residence permits.
Major General Al Rashidi expressed his thanks to the wise leadership, for what it perceives from the aspirations of society in various circumstances, in which the solid foundations of tolerance are evident wherever the government and people of the United Arab Emirates characterize, stressing that the decision to extend the deadline, until the end of next December, represents a new opportunity that calls for the beneficiaries. Including hastening to settle their situation to bypass legal accountability after its expiration at the end of this year.
He pointed out that adherence to the laws of entry and residence of foreigners is a vital duty that enhances the responsibility of community members towards the state and its institutions, while failure to adhere to the rules and regulations represents an obstacle with a negative impact on the violating individual, his related parties and his social environment, which prevents him from achieving his benefit from the facilities and various services Provided to him, aimed at enhancing his happiness, his security and the safety of society.
The Director General of Foreigners Affairs and Ports said that the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship has devoted all its energies and capabilities, in addition to providing the necessary support to ensure flexibility in settling the status of violators, while noting that the authority’s decisions, issued at the beginning of last month, regarding the resumption of work to allow the issuance of new visas for the category of domestic workers In addition to the start of issuing entry permits to work with government and semi-government agencies and vital facilities in the country, they came to enhance the possibility of welcoming beneficiaries from the blessing, coinciding with the state's programs and national efforts towards advancing growth and business continuity, based on the recovery plans resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic. ".
Major General Saeed Al Rashidi explained that the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship is working according to an integrated system of work with various parties and strategic partners, to highlight the objectives of the honor of His Highness the President of the State, may God protect him, appreciating the cooperation of community members in compliance with the regulations and systems in force that aim primarily to achieve their happiness and ensure their security and safety.