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No need of deposit on visit visas for parents

posted on 26/01/2003: 845 views


Expatriates applying for visas for their parents are exempted from paying the Dh2000 deposit. "Only those individual sponsors applying for visit visas for their next-of-kin or distant relatives are asked to post the Dh2,000 deposit," the official said. "Those who apply for parents or mothers or fathers-in law are exempted from this rule." The deposit will be refunded when the person leaves the country.



But the expatriate has to meet certain criteria laid down by the Cabinet, including the salary scale and the number of years in service. The cost of a visit visa is Dh200, urgent visas cost Dh300 and there is an additional fee of Dh100 fee for the attestation of labour contracts by the DNRD. If an expatriate needs to obtain a visit visa from DNATA during the Dubai Shopping Festival for relatives, an insurance fee of Dh1,000 must be paid at DNATA which is refundable when the visitor leaves the country.



The person invited should travel by Emirates airlines and pay in addition the Dh150 as fees for the visit visa. The ruling about housemaids is the first for UAE nationals, where they were earlier not asked to post a bond.



The fees will be refunded when the maid leaves the country or the visa is cancelled. Expatriates, on the other hand, still have to pay as usual a non-refundable fee of Dh5,000 when applying for a housemaid's visa. The DNRD has issued another ruling that expatriates who enter the country on visit visas and get jobs, can pay Dh500 to adjust their legal status in the emirates and another Dh 500 to obtain a work permit. (The Gulf News)

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