Clear all penalties & fines – for visa cancellation
Local arabic news paper reported today the change in visa cancellation procedure for expatriates. Infact the RTA & Traffic police are now interconnected with the Ministry of Interior Department of Immigrations. Any visa cancellation is subject to clearance from the RTA & Traffic police. Fines penalties, motor vehicle related pending issues will stay RED flagged unless cleared by the owner / licence holder.
Similarly UAE Govt will shortly be linking utility services & civil defence with the Immigration. Expats will not be able to cancel their visas without clearance of the respective departments
Ministry of Finance Central bank is already linked to UAE immigration dept to keep check on defaulters