News Cancelled visa in UAE? Here are your only options

Cancelled visa in UAE? Here are your only options

-

As some companies in the UAE impose salary deduction for their employees, others are relieving their workers as they adjust with the Covid-19 impact on businesses.

If you lost your job and your employment visa has been cancelled, you might be thinking about your options due to job loss.

One this is for sure, if your visa is cancelled after March 1, you’re not qualified for th visa extension or fine waiver offered by the government of UAE.

The visa exemption is clearly for expired visas only, however, those on cancelled visas have three options:

  1. Secure a new employment visa

According to a Gulf News report, this is the best case scenario if one’s visa gets cancelled after March 1.

“In such a case, you would need to put your family’s visa on hold and make sure the visa from your previous employer is cancelled and your new employer applies for the visa within the grace period,” the report noted.

In most cases, the grace period is 28 days. The specific date is mentioned in the cancellation paper.

  1. Apply for a visit visa

While securing a visit visa is temporarily suspended for visitors outside the country, the service is still available for people inside the country.

Visit visas can be availed through travel agents.

  1. Exit the country

To make sure you don’t incur any fines, one can go back to their country.

Ryan Namia
Ryan Namia spends most of his days reading over drafts of new written content and determining which ones make the final cut for online and print publication. He received his Bachelor's degree in Journalism in 2015 and has been writing since 2016. Got a story to tell? Email him at eic@theglobalfilipinomagazine.com. Or follow his IG @rtnamia.

Latest news

International Fashion Week Dubai concludes 14th season

Star studded International Fashion Week Dubai Season 14 was full of celebrities, top infleuncers and celebrity designers...

10,000 sq. ft. Dubai villa sold for AED130 million or P2 billion

Alpago Properties, the real estate famous for developing high-end residential, commercial and hospitality projects, has just announced the most...

49 drug kingpins arrested in UAE with the help of 5 other countries

Lieutenant General His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior,...

Alira to perform at biggest Barrio Fiesta in Dubai

Emirati pop star Alira will be performing at Barrio Fiesta Dubai in December, organisers have confirmed.
- Advertisement -

UAE announces public holiday for 2023

Plan your holidays for next year! As early as now, the UAE Cabinet has announced the national...

From UAE pharmacist to becoming a pediatrician in New York

After starting his career as a pharmacist in the UAE, Dr. Ahmed Hussein reveals why St. George’s...

Must read

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you