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10 grace period for visit visas

28753 Views 23 Replies 13 Participants Last post by  twonao
My 30 day visit visa runs out on the 5th of March so my first visa run is imminent. I've heard there is a "10 day grace period" and I was wondering if anyone has recent personal experience of doing the visa run with an expired visa? If so, what happened? Did you have to pay a fine? Were you waved through?

Thanks in advance.
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podsaab said:
Hello, thank you for the quick response.

Thats fine I will leave on the 36th day ... but what If I entered through Sharjah airport and exit again through Sharjah airport ? would they acknowledge the 10 day grace period ?
It doesn't matter which emirate you have entered from as long as you have a 30 day UAE visa stamp in your passport then you are entitled to the 10 day grace period.
Sharjah airport won't need to acknowledge a grace period as you'll have a new visa (I assume) by the time you fly out/in again. It doesn't matter whether it's Sharjah or Dubai the same rules appt for this.
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