UAE residents reminded to renew expired visas and ID by Sunday

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A reminder of the October 11 deadline for visa and identity card renewal has been issued by the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship.

UAE residents whose visas expired between March 1 and July 11 must renew them by Sunday to avoid paying a fine.

Failure to comply will incur a daily penalty of AED 25.

An additional fine of AED 250 will be imposed when leaving the country.

There is also a daily AED 20 fine for not renewing an Emirates ID - this can go up to AED 1,000.

In addition, residents must undergo a medical test to renew their status.

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