Heavy Penalties for Violations

Violating visa and ID rules in the United Arab Emirates could result in heavy fines. The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, Customs, and Ports Security (ICP) has revealed that for violations of rules related to Emirates ID card services, residency, and foreign affairs services, a daily fine of Dhs20, equivalent to INR 451.14, will be imposed.

The ministry has warned that if an individual delays the registration of the ID card or does not renew it within 30 days of expiration, a fine will be imposed. Fines can reach up to Dhs20,000, which is equivalent to INR 5,629,532.48.

Fines Imposed on Violators

A fine of Dhs20 per day up to a maximum of Dhs1,000 could be imposed for delays in registering the ID card. Violations related to residency and foreign services could attract fines up to Dhs500. However, in some cases, provisions are made for violators to be exempted from fines, provided they meet certain necessary conditions. It’s advised to renew permits on time.

News Summary:
  • Violating ID and visa rules in the UAE can result in hefty fines, as per the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, Customs, and Ports Security (ICP).
  • A daily fine of Dhs20, equivalent to INR 451.14, can be imposed for violations.
  • Not renewing the ID card within 30 days of expiration can lead to fines of up to Dhs20,000, or INR 5,629,532.48.
  • Delays in registering the ID card could incur daily fines of Dhs20 up to Dhs1,000, while violations related to residency and foreign services could attract fines up to Dhs500.
  • There are provisions for fine exemption in certain cases, given the fulfillment of necessary conditions.