UAE: Fines for Illegal Stay Clarified
Alkhaleej, 23 September 2022: The UAE authorities have clarified the fines imposed on those who stay illegally in the country.
Under the Implementing Regulations to the Law on the Entry and Residence of Foreigners, offenders will be fined 100 AED each day they stay illegally in the country.
In some cases, the fines will be imposed from the day following the expiry of the period in which the individual is permitted to reside in the country after their residence permit is cancelled or has expired.
A decision will be issued by the Chairman of the relevant Authority for each category of residents to determine those periods, provided they do not exceed six months from the date of cancellation or expiry of the residence permit in total.
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