Dubai Extends Visa for Stranded Residents in These Countries

  • Publish date: Monday، 23 August 2021
Dubai Extends Visa for Stranded Residents in These Countries
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Dubai-based carrier flydubai said the General Directorate of Residence and Foreign Affairs (GDRFA), Dubai, has extended the expiry date of residence visas for nationals of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Nigeria and Uganda who are stranded abroad.

The visas have been extended till November 10, 2021, the airline said.

“This applies to Dubai-issued UAE resident visas which have expired or will expire between April 20, 2021 and November 9, 2021 inclusive,” it said.

Due to suspension of flights, thousands of residents are stranded abroad.

Dubai residents can travel back from India to Dubai by presenting an approval from the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA), and negative Covid-19 test results.

This was clarified by Emirates Airline in a response to a customer’s question on Twitter.

Passengers can apply for a GDRFA approval here.