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Covid-19 vaccines: Dubai opens direct appointment bookings at private healthcare facilities

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) said on Tuesday that 17 private healthcare service providers will now provide vaccination services to the community, in addition to all DHA vaccination centres. For appointments at private health sector facilities, customers must directly contact the facility of their choice to book the vaccine. However, for appointments at any DHA vaccine facility, customers should download the DHA app. Those above 60 years can call 800 342 to book their appointments at DHA centres. The two vaccines presently available in Dubai are: Pfizer BioNTech and Sinopharm.…

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UAE Laws 

Types of Bans in United Arab Emirates

Visa Ban in UAE A ban on visa means, that the person who is served the particular ban is not entitled to live and work in the UAE for a particular time or permanently. This may happen in a way of: Immigration Ban Labour Ban Immigration Ban or Residence Ban If you have immigration ban in UAE, you are not supposed to enter UAE or obtain residency in UAE. You may be served with immigration ban if you have committed criminal offences. In case you have Bounced cheques, bad debt cases…

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Procedures of changing employment visa and family visa without exit-Dubai

How can I change my own visa and dependents visa without exit the country? You can either hold your dependents’ visa or cancel and apply for new visa. CHANGING EMPLOYMENT VISA FROM DUBAI MAINLAND TO MAINLAND+ If you are changing visa from Dubai mainland to mainland company, you can follow below mentioned steps:STEPS TO FOLLOW+ Cancel your dependents visa first from Immigration. They can stay here 29 days after cancellation without fine if the present visa is not expired at the time of cancellation + Now your present company can…

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UAE laws you must know to stay out of trouble

Ignorance is no excuse in court as many an unsuspecting expat has found out after falling afoul of one of these laws. By  Majorie van Leijen The UAE Ministry of Interior’s ‘999’ magazine recently published research that stated 72 per cent of expats in the UAE lack knowledge of local customs and traditions. In addition, only one-third of the 2,000 respondents surveyed said they to set aside any time to find out more about local culture. This kind of complacency, according to the article, results in “Many expats enduring court…

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Entry Permit Residence (Family Visa – Wife & Children)-Dubai

Entry (Residence) Permit for Family of Expatriate – Now Family visa procedure is easier than before. If you have all required documents ready, all steps can be completed from AMER Centre. No need to visit Immigration office. – All charges, including Deposits, Courier and file opening fees will be processed through AMER Centre. Refund can be processed only to the sponsor’s Bank Account. IBAN (International Bank Account Number) of the Sponsor (applicant) is required. – You need to visit the immigration (GDRFA) only if such SMS received. You will receive application status SMS about approval…

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Profession Change / Salary Increment in Labour Contract Advice and help Visa 

Profession Change / Salary Increment in Labour Contract

How can I change my profession in Labour Card/Contract and Visa? You can change profession/salary with renewal or before the renewal. Required Documents: • Passport Copy • Labour Contract Copy • Labour Card Copy • One photograph (white background) • Company’s Trade License copy & Labour Establishment Card copy • Attested Educational Certificate copy (for certain professions) Fees: Dh253+40 to be paid at Tas’heel Centre • If you are a new employee, you can change profession and increase salary in the contract once you received labour card and contact from…

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UAE Visa immigration requirements for Citizens of the Philippines

It is important for Filipino Citizens to have a visa before being allowed entry into the UAE. If you are planning to visit the UAE, citizens of the Philippines are required to have a visa to visit. In August 2015, The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Interior launched an online visa service. This visa system is an online method of applying for visas for entry from anywhere in the world. It is highly recommended to use the online application, and this can be submitted at ivisa.com. The application will then…

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PRC: No more CPD for OFWs

DUBAI – Great news for all overseas Filipino workers! The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) of the Philippines has announced that it will defer Continuing Professional Development (CPD) applications for certain individuals, including OFWs. Released on its website on Monday, July 31, the PRC added the news with its call for all government agencies in the country to apply for accreditation as CPD providers. “Under the Memorandum Circular No. 07, Series of 2017 and Section 13, Article II of Republic Act No. 10912, also known as the ‘Continuing Professional Development Act of…

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What to do when your visa expires after exiting UAE Visa 

Family Visa Cancellation-Dubai (Inside & Outside)

What are the documents required to cancel my family’s visa in Dubai?Visa cancellation can be completed from Typing centre without visiting Immigration counter.Required Documents: (Family visa cancellation – Inside Country)+ Original Passport of Sponsored and Sponsor+ Original Emirates ID ofsponsor+ Application should be typed in Vision form and cancellation can be done from typing centre itself without visiting Immigration Department. Cancellation approval will come within an hour and you can get the confirmation print from Typing Centre.Cancellation stamp on Visa page in the passport is not required. If you want seal, you can visit nearest Immigration branch with…

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Children Sponsored by Mother in UAE UAE Laws Visa 

Children Sponsored by Mother in UAE

If you want to sponsored your child in UAE, here’s how. What are the requirements to sponsor a child by the mother? How a Single Mother can sponsor her child? A mother can sponsor her children on Residence Visa if she meets the following conditions: • Mother shall have a valid Employment visa.  Marriage Certificate attested by UAE Embassy in home country and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs inside the UAE.  Birth Certificate of child attested by UAE Embassy n home country and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs inside the UAE. For attestation requirements, Call: +97150-538 3545. No…

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Fines (Visa, Labour Card, OHC, Vehicle Registration, Emirates ID) in Dubai

NOTE: In Dubai, If you are canceling employment visa after the grace period, you will have to show air ticket and pay Dh190 for out pass at the Immigration Department. Then you should exit within one week and enter on new visa if you have got new visa. There are 29days grace period from the date of visa expiry. • If you are overstayed after canceling the previous visa or overstayed on visit/tourist visa, you must exit to Oman / Kish or home country and enter on new visa. Status change is not allowed for overstayed people. There are 29 days grace period…

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How to renew your Emirates ID and UAE residency visa online

It is quite common for companies to ask you to go about the initial process of Emirates ID (residency visa) renewal on your own and it ideally shouldn’t take you more than two days to complete this. Here’s what we did to renew our ID online: Renewal application form Usually most people use typing centres for this process. You can complete the application online in English or Arabic from the comfort of your home or office. You can also use their app to apply for new IDs, and renewal or replacement of cards. Have…

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Job News 

Filipino exit clearance: What you need to know

Philippine official denies rumours circulating in social media about the complete suspension of exit clearance. Dubai: Philippine officials in Dubai on Thursday denied rumours circulating in social media that Filipino expatriates can no longer go on vacation or return to their workplace in the UAE or elsewhere abroad because of the “suspension of the issuance of the Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) or travel exit clearance”. Filipino official clarifies Overseas Employment Certificate issuance. — Janice Ponce de Leon / Gulf News Labour Attache Felicitas Bay said Filipinos already working in the…

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COVID-19 relief: Filipinos in Dubai get Dh19 million cash assistance

26,900 Filipinos in Dubai receive Dh730 one-time financial assistance each from back home Around 26,900 Filipinos in Dubai and the Northern Emirates have received Dh730 each as COVID-19 assistance from the Philippine government. Dubai: Around 26,900 Filipinos in Dubai and the Northern Emirates have received Dh730 each as COVID-19 assistance from the Philippine government. The total amount disbursed as of February 16 was around Dh19,637,000, according to figures from the Philippine Overseas Labour Office — Dubai (POLO-Dubai). The breakdown of beneficiaries include 26,600 recipients of the one-time cash assistance programme…

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Housemaid Recruitment from Philippine to UAE

Special Note: Philippine missions in Abu Dhabi and Dubai stopped verifying maids’ contracts from June, 2014. However, women came on Visit/Tourist visa to UAE can change their visa to housemaid visa depending on special approval from Immigration. What are the procedures to sponsor a Filipino Housemaid in Dubai/UAE? An expatriate can sponsor a housemaid if the following conditions are met: Salary: Sponsor’s monthly salary should not be less than Dh25,000. Yearly Fees: Sponsor should pay Dh5850 as an annual fee at Immigration Department. Payment through Tadbeer Centre. (every year to be repeated. including typing charge). File opening charge: Dh303 should…

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