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Old 26th November 2012, 09:28 AM
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I am totally frustrated and seeking advice from som long term expats here. I resigned my position last week and have requested that my employer cancel my visa so that a new visa can be processed by the new employer.

My employer is refusing to cancel my visa until after my last working day and somewhere between 1-30 days after my departure per UAE law. now, my new employer wants me in NY for a bit for training and my employer is aware of this but won't budge. I also want to be home with my family for Christmas. but iw ould need to physically be present for cancellation.

I am not sure what my options are here. I mean honestly.. i've resigned. they can cancel my visa in absentia however, I am told that if they do this, and do not present both me and my passport at the time of cancellation, then it is automatically logged as an absconded individual.

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Well given that the standard is 30 days notice, your employer is entitled to do what they are doing. They won't cancel your visa until after the notice period, plus they require your passport to cancel your visa.

Sadly it sounds like you really didn't think through the time scales for everything. Your employer is only acting as per the labour law. If you want them to do it any quicker, then they might be willing to do it if you give up a months salary in return of the 30 days notice - this can be standard practice.

Also what kind of contract do you have? If you are on a limited contract and have completed less than 2 years, this could get quite tricky.

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It would be helpful you talk with your current employer and let them know about your predicament. Otherwise try and talk to someone in the legal position as they would have a better option, they deal with such things everyday. It is highly ideal to get go through the visa cancellation procedures in UAE and then make an exit rather than being stamped as absconding. i have seen some of my friends say that they are so much frustrated and exit UAE without making going through the proper cancellation procedures and finally they have troubles in returning at some point in time.

Hope you will find a way!!

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I get employed 1september2013, at Oman, Salalah. With some issue I come on proper cancelled employment visa on 30january2014 and i came to india.

Now 24march2015, I got good opportunity in Muscat. I wanted to join. Is my passport got banned? Can I accept? or where i can get the information in mumbai, india. Please suggest.

Kindly give me reply.

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I get employed 1september2013, at Oman, Salalah. With some issue I come on proper cancelled employment visa on 30january2014 and i came to india.

Now 24march2015, I got good opportunity in Muscat. I wanted to join. Is my passport got banned? Can I accept? or where i can get the information in mumbai, india. Please suggest.

Kindly give me reply.

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I get employed 1september2013, at Oman, Salalah. With some issue I come on proper cancelled employment visa on 30january2014 and i came to india.

Now 24march2015, I got good opportunity in Muscat. I wanted to join. Is my passport got banned? Can I accept? or where i can get the information in mumbai, india. Please suggest.

Kindly give me reply.

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how can i know if my Visa is on process? because I'm working in my present company for 3 weeks and until now i still don't have my visa. i ask my employer that instead of making my visa i want to cancel it and go home to my country. on my first week of working i ask her secretary if i can just cancel it because i want to home but she told me that my visa is already on process. but after two weeks i ask again my employer if what is the status of my visa and then she told me that they process it yesterday.. so i really want to know the status of my visa because if i have a chance i want to cancel it go home..

please help me..

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I have 2 year UAE employement visa i came india on emergency leave after 9 months and didnt went back due to family problems, Now i got an offer in Oman can i go there without cancelling my UAE visa.

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I have 2 year UAE employement visa i came india on emergency leave after 9 months and didnt went back due to family problems, Now i got an offer in Oman can i go there without cancelling my UAE visa.
Hi,
Your UAE visa automatically becomes invalid if you are out of the country for more than 180 days - so is already effectively "cancelled".
Oman is a totally separate country - so your UAE visa should not really be relevant.
If you are really concerned - why don't you "lose" or water damage your passport and get a new one - this won't have any visas stamped in it.
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I have provided them my resignation letter on jul 14, 2015 (60days notice). After 2 days, they confirmed that jul16 was my last day and i dont need to go to the office anymore. They made me sign a form which i contested because it was mentioned there that i have already received everything that is due to me which i have not (passport, documents, end of service payment if there is any, July Salary). But they said the form is needed for the cancellation of my visa and its the process. So i signed the document. Its already Aug 04 so I checked with TECOM office regarding the status of my visa. They have not received any documents from my company. Should the office process my cancellation or should i wait for the completion of the 60days before they process? if so, should they still provide me the salary while waiting for the 60days?

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