The United Arab Emirates (UAE) aviation authorities deported 80 Pakistanis who had visit visas with dummy return tickets and other multiple reasons.
After receiving a query from a passenger at Dubai airport, the Consulate Staff of the Pakistan Embassy in UAE visited the airport and found out that the UAE Immigration Authorities have stopped entry to around 80 Pakistani nationals at Dubai airport for multiple reasons.
A total of 40 of them have been deported to Pakistan and the rest are being sent back on various available flights.
Immigration authorities have cited the following reasons for their deportation:
Entry Denial for Pakistani Visit Visa Holders to UAE at Dubai International Airport:
These passengers held visit visas and had dummy return tickets.
The passengers were unable to show enough money to sustain in UAE Most of them have reportedly informed the UAE immigration authorities that they came to UAE for employment purposes.
However, they were holding visit visas.
This Mission has requested UAE Immigration authorities to allow entry to Pakistani passport holders holding valid visas into UAE.
However, they have conveyed that entry of these passengers was denied because of the above reasons.
Ministry is requested to approach MOI/FIA to educate Pakistani passengers desirous of working in UAE to acquire proper work visas.
All of them should be holding valid return tickets) and they should be having a minimum amount of AED 5000/- in cash.
UAE Visit Visa
Depending on your plan, tourist visas to the UAE can be issued for 30 days or 90 days for single or multiple entries. Tourist visas can be extended for 30 days twice, without the need to leave the country. Tourist visas to UAE can be applied for on this website
A tourist visa is for those who are not eligible for a visa on arrival or a visa-free entry to the UAE. Tourist visas can be obtained for eligible individual tourists from around the world. Females below 18 are not eligible to apply for this type of visa unless they are travelling with their parents.
According to a Cabinet resolution passed in July 2018, children under the age of 18 years who are accompanying adults, can get a free visa for their visit from 15 July to 15 September each year.
UAE Work Visa
To expedite the process of work visas, MoHRE and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has set up centres outside the UAE.
At the centres, employees would be able to know their rights, duties and terms and conditions of employment and all privileges they are entitled to, in the language they understand. This mechanism ensures a transparent contractual relationship between employers and employees and prevents any fraudulent attempt to replace job offers upon the arrival of the employee in the UAE.
Pakistanis in UAE
To apply for a visa through E-Services Portal (E-Visa) & for all relevant information, please click on the link.
The time frame for the issuance of visas for each category is mentioned on the visa website. Therefore, the status of visas applied online can be checked through the applicant’s online account. The Embassy cannot update anything about visa status through phone calls/Emails.