Pursuant to the UAE law, matrimony is the constitutional bond for a man and a woman to settle a relationship and create a Family. The marriage defines the protection of the rights of the couple and their children. Unmarried couple living-in are forbidden for all nationals and residents regardless of nationality or religion. Continue reading “Matrimony under the UAE Law”
People while visiting UAE either they come on tourist or visit visa and some of these individual the purpose of their visit is to look for a job and a number of them when their visa comes to expiry the decide to stay in the state with the hope to find a job and overstaying in UAE is subject to penalties and implications and the visitors should be aware off;
“The official website of the Government of United Arab Emirates specified six (6) different types of Visa permits, these are: Tourist Visa, Patient and his/her companion entry permits, e-Visa for GCC residents, Retirement Visa for UAE residents, Transit Visa and Student Visa (government.ae). In addition, overstay for Tourists and visit visa holders will be given a grace period of 10 days. Beyond the grace period, AED 200 will be fined for the first day of the overstay. This will be followed by AED 100 in succeeding day.
On the other hand, Residence and or employment visa holders will be granted 30 days grace period after the cancellation of visa. Note that during the grace period, fines do not apply. You will be subject to fine in the event of over-stay, although it will not become a criminal case. Your kids staying with you; however, will each be subject to AED 125 fine for the first day and then AED 25 for each day.
Overstayed individual within the jurisdiction of the United Arab Emirates can face the following ramifications:
- Your name is to be blacklisted
- You can be punished with an immigration ban
- You can also go to prison for up to 3 months
- You may be ordered to be deported
Aside from being fined, an Individual who overstay will also deal with critical matters as indicated under the UAE Labour Law.
UAE Visa Amnesty Programme 2018
UAE Amnesty Programme is for those illegal and violators residents in the country. Overstaying individuals had the choice of leaving the nation without paying penalties or facing jail or obtaining a ban or rectifying their status by acquiring a valid newly sponsored visa.
Applicants for Amnesty can be as follows:
- Violators residing illegally in the UAE
- Overstaying work seekers
- Those who have entered the country illegally
- People with accounts that are absconding
- Nationals from nations experiencing wars and disasters
- Widows or women who have divorced
Blacklisted and those with legal instances against them are not qualified for amnesty. During the five-month visa amnesty system that ended on December 31,2018 millions of dirhams in penalties were waived off. The government had earlier advised that individuals caught staying illegally in the nation after the end of the amnesty period would face severe penalties, including penalties, jail sentences and deportation”.
We hope that all visitors to the UAE , keep them self aware of the above restriction and the penalties imposed on overstaying in the UAE.
In the UAE Each Emirates may have its own rule and regulations for obtaining a driving license and therefore, each individual should enquire clearly before he applies for his driving license permit, for example in Dubai it is required that individuals need to enroll with approved driving institute or school and attend at least 50 classes if you are a beginner.
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The UAE Government introduced the Amnesty Programme for the illegal residents and visa violators. This is part of the “Protect Yourself by Modifying Your Status” initiative. Visa violators are making use of this initiative and clearing their status. UAE Government started this initiative in the month of August which was there until October initially. We have already published an article in this regard in our website and the link – UAE Amnesty Programme Continue reading “Extension of UAE Amnesty Programme”
Under the UAE Labor Law, there are certain provisions relating to protection of working women in the UAE. It is necessary to know every working women, their rights to avoid exploitation at work place. Below are the provisions in regards to protection of working women in the UAE. Continue reading “Laws Relating to Protection of Working Womens in the UAE”
Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (FAIC), UAE has announced the amnesty programme for illegal residents to modify their visa status or to leave UAE without facing any legal actions. This programme commenced on August 1st and which will run up to October 31st. Continue reading “UAE Amnesty Programme”
UAE cabinet has announced certain new rules on visa systems which will help the foreign investors to invest in UAE. Three major decisions taken by the UAE cabinet is briefed below. Continue reading “New UAE Cabinet Decision on VISA”
In the UAE, Divorce is gradually increasing. There are various reasons for the divorce like job loss, financial stress, marital infidelity, lack of communication, social media etc. In UAE marriages are governed by the principles of Sharia Law. Under Sharia Law, it is difficult for the couples to get a divorce since there are several requirements to be fulfilled before the divorce. Continue reading “Divorce in UAE”
What is Tax?
Tax is a compulsory contribution levied on each person by the government to increase the revenue. All persons must pay the tax to the government and return the government will provide us with the public services like roads, bridges, metro, public schools, hospitals etc.. There are 2 kinds of tax i.e. 1) Direct Tax 2) Indirect Tax Continue reading “Value Added Tax(VAT) in UAE”