Residency Visa

Residency Visa

A general term for a visa allowing a person to live in a country, either on a temporary or permanent basis. A residency visa permits one to work while living in the country issuing the visa. A residency visa may be a step on the way to gaining citizenship in a country. See also: Green Card.
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No one will be able to get a new residency visa, or renew an existing one, unless they have health insurance, under a new system being brought in.
Dubai Some residents have complained about embassies rejecting visit visa applications if their UAE residency visa is valid for less than six months.
To apply for a parking permit, residents must submit copies of their National ID, passport with valid residency visa page, lease contract or residency ownership proof, last water and electricity bill, municipality-registered tenancy contract, proof of vehicle ownership and relationship of the vehicle owner, if different from the tenancy contract.
For Yitbarek, it was like winning the lottery twice; the first came when he won a permanent residency visa and the second was landing the apprenticeship at Greeley and Hansen.
At the height of the boom, many agents promised their investors a long term residency visa in exchange for the purchase of property.
The Federal National Council's internal affairs and defence committee said workers should leave the country after six years and only be allowed back after obtaining a new residency visa.
Additionally, some of these investment opportunities may also provide a residency visa to those entering the market at a certain level.
The police said the man was strongly built and was staying illegally after the expiry of his residency visa.
Residency visa applicants will continue to suffer long waiting lines at overcrowded government medical clinics for fitness tests unless new ones are built, a top health official has said.
When that person goes to renew his residency visa, the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) has the right to refer him to the police who then apprehend the person, sending him to the police station or prosecution or whichever department he is wanted by.
According to Sharjah Police's Criminal Investigation Department, the man took Dhs10,000 from his countrywoman and promised to get her a passport and residency visa.
Summary: An official at the Ministry of Interior said the decision taken by the General Directorate for Residence and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi on the need to attach an attested copy of the tenancy contract and utility bill when applying for the issuance or renewal of the residency visa for residents, is an administrative issue.