UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – New Ten-Year Residence Visa Announced

The government of the United Arab Emirates announced on 20 May 2018 that investors and professionals will be granted ten-year residence visas. Currently, residence visas are valid for up to three years.

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – New Ten-Year Residence Visa Announced

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Proven, Sesam Business Consultants and Executive Expatriate Relocations.

PANAMA – Reduced Validity for Provisional ID Cards

On 28 December 2016, the Panamanian government issued an executive decree that reduced the validity period for provisional ID cards from one year to six months.

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PANAMA – Reduced Validity for Provisional ID Cards

This news alert was prepared using information provided by BDS Asesores.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – New “E-Vision” Online Application System for Dependents

Effective 25 December, all immigration applications for dependent family members in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) must be submitted via “E-Vision”, a new online application system. Manual applications will no longer be accepted.

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – New “E-Vision” Online Application System for Dependents

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Sesam Business Consultants.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Family Visas Can No Longer Be Put “On Hold”

Effective immediately, family members of principal residence visa holders can no longer apply to have their family residence visas put “on hold” if the principal changes employer and needs to apply for a new visa.

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Family Visas Can No Longer Be Put “On Hold”

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Sesam Business Consultants and Executive Expatriate Relocations.