Good News for UAE Visa Holders No Fines If You Overstay in UAE for upto 30 Days
The UAE government has a strict regime when it comes to visa. There are visa penalties by UAE government if you overstay after your visa expires. However, the UAE government also allows the visa holders a grace period without paying any overstaying fees. The grace period without paying any overstaying fees differs from each visa holders.
Grace Period & Fines for UAE Residence Visa Holders
UAE government allows a grace period of 30 days for UAE residents after their visa expires. During this grace period, the resident visa holder can get another residence visa or amend their status or leave the country. No fine will be levied on the visa holder during the grace period.
If the resident visa holder is overstaying even after the grace period, they would be fined AED 125 for the first day. For each subsequent day, they will be fined AED 25. The visa holder would be fined AED 50 per day after overstaying for six months. After one year, they would be fined with AED 100 per day.
Grace Period & Fines for Tourists and Visit Visa Holders
Tourist and visit visa holders have a grace period of 10 days. Fine will be levied on those who overstay even after the grace period. If a visitor or tourist stay in UAE after the grace period, they will be fined AED 200 on the first day. It will be followed by AED 100 on each consecutive days. It is to be paid in addition to the AED 100, as services fees at the immigration offices or at the airport while leaving the countries.