Abu Dhabi: For amnesty seekers in UAE no more extension, November 30 will be the last day for the amnesty for illegal residents in the country, Federal Authority for Identity revealed by Gulf News.

The authorities will launch extensive inspection campaign across the country from December 1 and those who re-found residing illegally will be dealt as per the laws of the country. From August 1 to October 31 the authority announced the amnesty for three months and extended it for a month until November 30.

To facilitate residents to rectify their residency status to stay in the country legally or leave without paying any fines or facing prosecutions for their unauthorized stay in the country.

In all emirates to welcome them and process their requests. So far thousand of amnesty seekers across the country benefited from the initiative as the authority opened amnesty-seekers centres.

Earlier official has revealed that the six-month visa granted to amnesty seekers entitles them to stay in the country, but it does not allow them to exit and come back.

On this note, Brigadier Saeed Rakan AI Rashidi, acting director-general for Foreigners Affairs and Ports at the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship has revealed earlier, that sponsored residence visa, the temporary six-month visa granted to amnesty-seekers does not entitle them to the same privileges.

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