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Oman visa update

So I have just came back from doing the Visa run, after getting all the entry and exit stamps, I asked the Oman official at the desk regarding the eVisa that will come into effect from tomorrow onwards and he mentioned that we are still eligible to come and get the entry and exit stamps from the des

Posted 18 April, 2018


Help with visa.

My visa is on hold because my sponsor's visa is getting changed. Am I allowed to travel while visa is on hold?

Posted 18 April, 2018


Any UAE residents who have been to Oman lately? Looking for up-to-date info about Exit/Entry Visa Fees

Hey all, Any residents who have crossed the border to Oman lately? Looking for info about visa fees for a weekend camping trip. This is not a visa run, all the travellers have UAE residence. The reason I am asking is I once heard the rumor that UAE have increased the exit fees to Oman to its resid

Posted 18 April, 2018


Any Software Developer on a freelancer visa working remotely out of Dubai?

I'm exploring the idea of getting a remote job while leaving in Dubai--and escape during summer time.I'd like to know how much the freelancer visa process costs. Any other things to keep in mind? Thanks

Posted 18 April, 2018


Dubai Visa Process (After Medical Test) Question

ort was taken for the work visa to be completed and I will be doing my medical test tomorrow. Does anyone know how long it will take before I get my passport back? I am going back to the US in 2 weeks and need my passport back.

Posted 18 April, 2018


Salary requirement for sponsoring husband visa

Hi, I am working in Dubai with a total salary of 17K. I would like to sponsor my husband on spouse (family) visa. But upon enquiry, Amer (typing center) informed that wife's "BASIC" salary should be more than 10K. Is this true as per latest rules? Also my basic salary is less than 10k as per my sala

Posted 18 April, 2018


Can we travel on visit visa (3 month) to UAE when passport expiring at EXACTLY 6 months after travel date.

el on visit visa (3 month) to UAE when passport expiring at EXACTLY 5 months after travel date.

Posted 18 April, 2018


Placing Wife's Visa On Hold

Trying to search for some info on the "holding visa" process but there's very limited info online. Apparently rather than cancelling the wife's visa we can pay 5k to have it held whilst I switch jobs and get the new visa. Has anyone done this recently? I'm going from mainland to mainland. Also, if

Posted 18 April, 2018


Oman Visa Update

So I just landed in Muscat International Airport, from Dubai. The new airport here, which is about 25days old, is wonderful! Here's my visa experience: I only decided yesterday morning of catching a flight. So from my past experience, the visa for GCC residents took about 5 hours from applying onli

Posted 18 April, 2018


Visa Fine - Tourist Visa Overstay?

A friend has a situation where she is on a 14-day tourist Visa (Visa on Arrival for Indian Green Card holders). She leaves for Berlin a day later than her Visa expires. Her choices are: 1) Extend the Visa at GDRFA which costs 500 dirhams plus (and not 250 dirhams as advertised). 2) Leave as plan

Posted 18 April, 2018