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New Tourist visa rules


Emirates Evisa

07 Oct 2020

Tourists in the UAE whose visit visas expired after March 1 have a one-month grace period to exit the country or get a fresh visa to avoid fines. The 30-day grace period started on July 12, so You will need to change your status before 10 August

This came after the UAE Cabinet cancelled the automatic extension of expired visas and IDs until December 31.

below is all what you need to know:

Q. Can I get a fresh visit visa online?
A. No. You have to get a fresh visa through a travel agent.

Q. What will be the validity of the new visit visa?
A. Visitors within the country can get visit visas with a validity of one or three months.

Q. How much does it cost to get a fresh visit visa?
A. One-month validity: Dh1,800. Three-month validity: Dh2,200

Q. If I am on a cancelled residence visa, can I apply for a visit visa?
A. Yes.

Q. Can I convert my tourist visa into a residence one?
A. Yes, you can do this if you find a job and an employer to sponsor your visa.

Q. When is the last date to exit the country without incurring fines?
A. The ICA has given a one-month grace period starting from July 12 for visit visa holders to exit the country.

Q: How much is the fine for overstaying?
A: As per the immigration rules of the UAE, visitors will incur Dh100 per day as overstay fines