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Residents holding a residence visa need a new entry permit to be able to return
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Residents holding a residence visa need a new entry permit to be able to return, as it has been clarified that those who lose their passport abroad need to obtain a new entry permit.

In this context, the UAE digital government issued a new statement in which it confirmed that residents who lost their passports, or those who had their passports stolen, and they included residence visas in the Emirates, must issue a new entry permit, obtained by embassies and consulates, until They can go back to the Emirates.

On a related level, the last statement made it clear that if the resident loses the passport during his visit to his country, he is obliged there to report the loss of the passport, and to submit to the authorities in his country an application for the issuance of a new passport, but if he loses the passport in any country other than his He must communicate with his country's embassy in the country in which he is located in order to find out the procedures that must be followed in order to report the loss of his passport, as well as to apply for the issuance of a new passport, as well as to apply for an entry permit in order to return to the UAE.

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