Can We Extend 90 Days Visit Visa In Dubai

Can We Extend 90 Days Visit Visa In Dubai (please note the unique 100 words article name)? Extensions of Stay in Dubai apply in some circumstances for people who are already holding a valid 90 day Visit visa for the UAE.

Dubai has always been the global destination for the people who want to have a relaxed and luxurious lifestyle. But with the influx of people in Dubai due to the economic growth in past few years, accommodation has become a problem. The rents are rising and it is becoming harder for an expatriate to find affordable accommodation.

Can We Extend 90 Days Visit Visa In Dubai

The 90-day Visit visa rule that was introduced also leads to stay issues as many people run out of time before they can renew their visas. You may be one such person who has already exhausted your visit visa or you may be planning to apply for a visit visa. If so, what should you do? You simply wish to extend your current visit visa by another 90 days and continue living life in Dubai or, you want to apply for a long term residence permit or even permanent residency. Whatever it is, I am here to help you through all stages of your residence journey.

The rules that are followed by visa applicants every 90 days is not properly known to the people. This information is difficult to get from concerned authorities, so people are always confused about these terms.

UAE visa Extension after Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) – Live Updates

The corona virus outbreak has made lot of inconveniences including flight suspension, which left UAE visitors stuck in UAE cities. UAE government announced the fine exemption for those who missed their flights to their home country. Read updates below:

  • June 13, 2022
    1. The USA abolishes the requirement of producing a negative PCR test report when foreign travellers are entering the country. Travellers flying from UAE to USA are no more required to face a PCR test before travelling. You can confirm with your airlines at the time of booking.
    ( Source : BBC )
  • May 23, 2022
    2. Highlights of UAE’s updated entry procedures for international travellers: Emirati or GCC Nationals are permitted to enter UAE by showing only their ID cards as announced by National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA) on April 29, 2022.
    Fully-vaccinated travellers need to provide a credible vaccination certificate with a QR code proving that they have received the recommended dosage of a WHO-approved vaccine.
    Unvaccinated travellers need to face a PCR test 48 hours before departure to UAE and show the negative test report(with QR code) at entry into UAE. Travellers below 16 years who haven’t been fully vaccinated are exempted from taking a PCR test upon arrival but must strictly adhere to all COVID measures laid out in UAE.
    Travellers who are exempted from a PCR test or possessing a vaccination certificate are kids younger than 12 years, travellers with disabilities or physically challenged.
    ( Source : Gulf News )
  • April 18, 2022
    3. Any unvaccinated travellers applying for a visa extension after the 19th of April 2022 must undergo a PCR test within 48 hours before departure and get the green status on Al Hosn app by completing all forms. This is not applicable for travellers younger than 16 years.
    ( Source : National Crisis and Emergency Management Authority (NCEMA) )
  • April 05, 2022
    4. India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare(MoHFW) announced on 31st March 2022 that fully vaccinated UAE passengers travelling to India will be exempted from taking a pre-departure PCR test. Travellers must complete the Air Suvidha Self declaration form and upload their vaccine certificate that was issued by a government body. Non-vaccinated travellers will have to submit their negative PCR test report taken within 72 hours before departure along with the form. This is not applicable to children below 5 years of age. Airlines will only allow passengers with the completed Air Suvidha self-declaration form to board. All travellers are urged to download India’s official COVID-19 contact-tracing app, Arogya Setu.
    ( Source : Gulf News )
  • March 11, 2022
    5. The Abu Dhabi International Airport announced that PCR tests upon arrival have been made optional for all travellers. However, the PCR testing facilities are still available at Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 for travellers who wish to activate the green status on their Al Hosn app. The green status is compulsory to enter commercial areas, tourist sites, public places and other locations in Abu Dhabi.
    ( Source : Gulf News )
  • Febraury 27, 2022
    6. Abu Dhabi’s Green List and quarantine procedures for international travelers have been lifted as of February 26.
    The Al Hosn green pass and EDE screening are no longer required for travelers entering Abu Dhabi from other Emirates, according to the Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis, and Disasters Committee. This rule will take effect on Monday, February 28th. The Al Hosn Green Pass will continue to be valid for access to public venues, tourist sites, and all types of events, including private events, as well as government facilities.
    ( Source : Gulf News )
  • Febraury 26, 2022
    7. Effective from February 26, the UAE’s National Emergency, Crisis, and Disasters Management Authority announced:
    Fully vaccinated travelers just need to provide a vaccine certificate with a legible QR code.
    Unvaccinated passengers must present a negative PCR test completed within 48 hours of departure or a recovery certificate with a QR code demonstrating coronavirus recovery within a month of travel.
    Abu Dhabi has also abolished its green list system and exempted all international travelers from quarantine.
    ( Source : The National )
  • January 26, 2022
    8. Travelers originating from Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Kongo, South Africa, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, and Zimbabwe will be able to fly back to their home countries again starting from January 29. No need to extend their stay with in-country visas.
    ( Source : Gulf News )
  • January 03, 2022
    9. Visitors to Abu Dhabi from UK who intended to travel back or extend the stays urged to check this update, the United Kingdom has been removed from Abu Dhabi’s green list of travel destinations. Unvaccinated passengers from the United Kingdom will be required to quarantine in a residence or hotel for ten days upon arrival in Abu Dhabi. Passengers from non-green list countries who have been vaccinated are tested upon arrival and again six days afterwards. It is not necessary for them to quarantine.
    The test-on-arrival at Abu Dhabi International Airport is free, and the day-six test is also free at any Seha clinic. This change will be effective from January 3rd 2022 onwards.
    ( Source : The National )
  • December 29, 2021
    10. Those who are on a tourist visa in Abu Dhabi urged to see this new update if plans to leave & come for visa change. For the month of December 2021, Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Tourism (DCT) Green List of countries, regions, and territories has been updated to accommodate only 73 countries from the previous 95 and has been into effect from Sunday, December 26, 2021. After arrival in Abu Dhabi, all passengers arriving from the amended ‘Green List’ destinations will be exempt from necessary quarantine measures. The ‘Green List’ of countries in Abu Dhabi is a collection of overseas territories believed to pose little risk of spreading Covid-19 into the emirate. Travellers must show a negative Covid-19 PCR test result that is valid for up to 48 hours prior to departure. Upon arrival at Abu Dhabi International Airport, passengers will be required to take another PCR test. On Day 6, vaccinated travellers on the new ‘Green List’ would undergo a second PCR test. Unvaccinated travellers flying from countries on the ‘Green List’ are obliged to take PCR tests on Days 6 and 9.
    ( Source : Gulf News )
  • November 27, 2021
    11. Flights originating from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe will be suspended from Monday(29) November onwards to prevent the spread of the new COVID-19 variants. The announcement was made by the General Civil Aviation Authority, the Supreme Council for National Security and the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority. This suspension does not affect any flights flying from the UAE to any of the above-mentioned countries.
    ( Source : Gulf News )
  • September 19, 2021
    12. If you have lengthened your stay in UAE by extending your visa, you can now travel to and from Abu Dhabi without worrying about facing a COVID19 PCR test which was previously compulsory. This rule was eliminated and is effective from 19 September, 2021. From 2 July, 2020 anyone entering Abu Dhabi by road was required to show the police at the Abu Dhabi entry points a negative COVID19 PCR test certificate. Although a PCR test is no longer required to enter Abu Dhabi from Dubai, it is still important to have the “green status” in their Al Hosn App to be allowed entry into public places.
    ( Source : The National )

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