The Federal Identity and Nationality Authority has confirmed that the temporary residence visa for 6 months, which is not conditioned by the existence of the sponsor, is not considered full and does not entitle the holder of the same privileges and rights granted to the habitual residence holder issued with based on the presence of the sponsor, whether governmental or private.
Brigadier general Saeed Rakan Al-Rashdi, General Director of Foreign Affairs and Exchanges of the Authority, said that this visa is issued to offenders who benefit from the initiative "Protect yourself by changing your situation" if you wish to stay in the country and not leave their countries. Violating the law of entry and residence of foreigners in the state, so they can find a new job and then change their status and transfer their sponsorship in accordance with the provisions of the law, according to the news agency Emirates.
Al-Rashidi has confirmed that the visa will be void when another visa is issued in the case of leaving the state and that if the person wishes to return, a new visa must be given to a new sponsor in case of residence or tourist visa in the absence of the sponsor.
He stressed that the search for visas for work is a temporary measure aimed at facilitating those who wish to remain in the land of the state to seek new opportunities and transfer their residence to a new sponsor and does not meet the conditions and controls relating to normal residence
He indicated that it is not based on the installation of a residence permit in the holder's passport, but is issued only as a visa, as well as other types of visas to enter the state.
He explained that obtaining a visa for 6 months after reviewing the violator one of the centers that the Commission assigned for the initiative "Protect yourself from changing your situation" and performing the procedures for exempting fines and registering in the virtual labor market system, or which allows employees, employers and employment agencies to interact with each other. And the celebration of work and work contracts under the supervision of the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization.
Al-Rashedi said the law does not allow the visa holder to work unless he obtains a job opportunity by legal means and in accordance with the procedures followed in this framework and should seek to modify his or her status and transfer his residence during the period of Validity or exit from the country before the expiration date. That would lose the advantages granted to you under the initiative.
He called on the offenders of the law of entry and residence of foreigners who are still in the land of the state in violation of the opportunity to continue to modify their situation and immediately take advantage of the remaining period of the initiative "Protect yourself to modify your situation," which ends in the end of November and takes advantage of the characteristics offered by Especially the exemption of fines and other legal consequences and the possibility of remaining legally in the state. He stressed that the State will not tolerate after the expiration of the term of application of the law and will adopt firm measures through the organization of Research campaigns and intensive processing to control offenders and the application of sanctions. For thieves against them, including fines established for the entire duration of the offense, as well as for the arrest and deportation of the territory of the State.
Brigadier General Al-Rashidi called on his clients and the media to get news of their official sources and refrain from resorting to interpretation or interpretation based on rumors or inaccurate information, because this damages the interests of the clients and causes the error and contacts them with the Authority when necessary through its own communication channels or through the call center Give the initiative "Protect yourself by changing your state" at the 80080 free number or by reviewing one of the nine centers you have assigned to receive and lend services to those who wish to benefit from the initiative and extend throughout the country.
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