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Watch: What is your status if your residency visa in Dubai was cancelled after July 12?

Visitors at an Amer centre in Al Twar, Dubai. According to an official, Dubai residents who cancelled their visas between March 1 and July 12 and have not exited will be considered as those who have already overstayed as the deadline to leave or change their statuses ended on August 11, 2020.
Image Credit: Virendra Saklani/ Gulf News

Dubai: Visa cancellations in Dubai are back to pre-pandemic times. If a resident cancels his residency after July 12, he or she will have the one-month grace period from the date of cancellation to either leave the country or change the status to avoid fines.

Major Salim Bin Ali, Director of the Amer Department for the Happiness of Customers at the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (DGRFA) in Dubai, told Gulf News in an exclusive interview: “Cancellation is back to normal, like before the outbreak of the pandemic. If a

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