Authorities ready for new visa fee system
Abu Dhabi, July 26, 2014
The General Directorates of Residency and Foreign Affairs at the UAE's Ministry of Interior has completed its technical and services preparations for the implementation of the new visa and fees system.
The new system will be applicable from the beginning of August as per a Cabinet resolution.
Lt General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, issued the ministerial decision number 377 for the year 2014, which amended the applicable regulations on foreigners’ entry and residence.
Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaili, Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs, said that the next stage of the new system will include the issuance of a new array of entry permits and visas, such as multiple entry permits for visit or work, the activation of study visas, and entry permits for medical care and attending conferences.
“This comes in response to community members needs and supports various activities, in accordance with the cabinet`s decision,” Major General Al Khaili explained.-TradeArabia News Service