UAE Allows Reentry of Expats with Valid Residencies

UAE has announced plans to help expats stuck abroad to be reunited with their families in the country starting June 1. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) and the Federal Authority For Identity and Citizenship (ICA) said foreign nationals currently abroad who hold a valid residence visa, and have families in the UAE, can return to the country starting June 1 through a new application process.

The ICA called on those with valid residency visas and wish to return to the UAE to register in the newly-launched service titled Residents’ Entry Permit.