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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Good Conduct Certificate Requirement Suspended

Effective 1 April 2018, the UAE has provisionally suspended the requirement to submit a good conduct (police clearance) certificate for a new employment visa application, until further notice.

The requirement to provide a good conduct certificate, in Arabic and attested by the UAE embassy, in support of new employment visa applications, was introduced in February 2018.

Action Items

  • Companies hiring foreign nationals to work in the United Arab Emirates should consult their immigration specialist to check the latest document requirements.

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Sesam Business Consultants and Proven.

DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this immigration alert has been abridged from laws, court decisions, and administrative rulings and should not be construed or relied upon as legal advice. If you have specific questions regarding the applicability of this information, please contact Peregrine © 2017 Peregrine Immigration Management Ltd.