UAE cancels all pre-approved visas to curb coronavirus outbreak

Pedro Gonçalves
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The UAE has cancelled all types of new visas issued prior to March 17 and holders of these visas will not be allowed to enter the country. The UAE has already announced that all UAE residents as well as tourists with visa-on-arrival will not be permitted into the country from March 19, in a bid to curb the coronavirus outbreak. "Pre-issued UAE visas (all types) are cancelled and they [passengers with these visas] cannot apply for new visas until further notice", Gulf News quoted a notification issued by the General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs as stating. "This is e...

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