Can Former UAE Residents with Entry Ban Avail Amnesty?

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Today we are targeting Amnesty seekers from outside country in our helpful guide, which comes after many queries and comments on our blog and Facebook page regarding Can former UAE Residents Apply for UAE Amnesty?

Amnesty for Former UAE Residents:

I already left UAE, can I apply for Amnesty from my country?

Can someone who exit the country, come to UAE and apply for UAE Amnesty?

Can former UAE Residents avail UAE Amnesty 2018?

Can former Residents with UAE Entry Ban apply for Amnesty?

Can former Residents with absconding case utilize UAE Amnesty?

Can people with Blacklist or lifetime ban avail Amnesty from outside country?

Above are the questions we’ve been asked by many from different countries, people reviews about UAE Amnesty 2018 are coming in positive, UAE 2018 Amnesty Scheme is helping hundreds and thousands of illegal expats in UAE, Pakistani, Indian and Filipinos are the most in numbers who have already availed the Amnesty.

Till today August 11, 2018 everything is going very well, Immigration staff are working Saturday to Thursday from morning 08:00 am – 08:00 pm in-order to fulfill the requirements of Amnesty seekers in UAE.

Thanks for the Amnesty:
Communities across globe appreciated UAE Government for this great effort which helped thousands across United Arab Emirates, credit also goes to News websites, Informative blogs and Social Media Platforms who’ve published special articles and informative guides regarding UAE Amnesty 2018.

The top 3 websites after government official platforms which helped many are

And yes, it’s true that we UAE LABOURS tried our best to provide our readers about informative and precise material regarding ongoing Amnesty for illegal residents in UAE, you can google it, if you have missed our UAE Amnesty Guide, click below Links to read:

Unofficial News for Former UAE Residents: 
Few days back we received screenshot of a website by our reader in which it was stated that former UAE Residents can apply for UAE Amnesty.

Amnesty for Former UAE Residents

The content of that screenshot was “people with minor crimes such as entry ban, or residency violation may be able to return to the country to avail UAE Amnesty scheme”.

They also stated, “Former residents who got UAE Entry Ban while leaving country can apply for tourist, resident or investor visa through normal channels during the Amnesty 2018 period”.

Source of Above News:
After reading above news about Former Residents entry and availing of Amnesty Scheme, we checked the source of it, as per news website the spokesman was not the official person and want to be unnamed on media.

Can Former Residents Re-enter UAE to avail Amnesty? 
So, it is confirmed that the above highlighted news was not from official source or platform, it means it was just a rumor, let’s come to the point now…!

As per a senior UAE official, who clarified that former residents, who are facing ban from re-entering UAE cannot avail the amnesty 2018.

In simple words, all those who wants to apply for amnesty and are facing UAE entry ban due to their violation of UAE Law, cannot enter the country or cannot remove their ban using UAE Amnesty 2018 scheme.

Announcement Source for Former Resident:
This announcement came from a senior official of the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship which recorded by Gulf News on Sunday at Shahama Center for amnesty seekers in Abu Dhabi.

Who can Avail UAE Amnesty 2018?
As we stated in our previous Amnesty guide, this 3 months UAE Amnesty scheme is only for foreigners who are currently living (residing) in United Arab Emirates.

In other words, expats residing in any state of UAE illegally (overstay people, runaway, absconders etc.) can utilize the amnesty scheme to either regularize their visa status or to exit the country without paying overstay fines.

How to lift Absconding case

So, please do not waste your money by trying to get visit or tourist visa in-order to apply for amnesty, always try to reach and follow announcements from UAE official source, we hope it is now clear to everyone that former UAE residents cannot apply for Amnesty 2018 or UAE Amnesty 2018 is not applicable for former residents.


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    1. its mean no chance for former Residents or may be in future they think about former residents.

    2. Yes there is no chance so far, hopefully UAE Government will think about former residents.

  3. Good day ,
    I would like to ask if I was deported from Abu dhabi and been in jail for overstaying and as what they inform me that I'm blacklisted . Is there's any chance for me to get visa for UAE ? or any chance for my case to be solve ? I did the eyescan and the finger scan when I was leaving from the airport I'm Jordanian I left in 2013 , is it possible for me to make amnesty?

    1. No, you cannot avail amnesty 2018, hopefully it is only possible if UAE Government announced something for former residents with entry ban.


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