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The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, in coordination with the National Authority for Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management, announced the resumption of work by permitting the issuance of new visas for the category of employment

The authority announced the resumption of work by permitting the issuance of new visas for the assistive workers category, in addition to starting to issue entry permits to work for government and semi-government agencies and vital establishments in the state, through the main channels of the authority, taking all precautionary and preventive measures at the country's ports, and ending the pre-examination procedure before arrival and the establishment of The business owner or institution to receive and quarantine arrivals for a period of 14 days in coordination with the concerned authorities.


The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship confirmed that all nationalities would continue to allow entry to holders of valid residence permits from the category of assistive workers.

This also includes holders of valid residency and workers for government and semi-government agencies and vital establishments in the category of employment for all nationalities, provided that the responsible party submits the application via the authority's website "ica.gov.ae".

The authority stressed the importance of adhering to the pre-examination procedures before arriving to the state, with the aim of enabling the return of this group to the state in a manner that achieves the integration of the efforts made with the various sectors of the state and its vital institutions, in conjunction with the readiness of the joint work mechanisms in the matter of preventive and precautionary measures taken to confront "Covid 19"