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    14 June 2018

    Please note that the Visa Application Centre in Dubai and Abu Dhabi will remain closed on 17 June 2018 (Sunday) on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr. The next working day will be on Monday, 18 June 2018.

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    28 December 2017

    Important Notice: Introduction of VAT component on service charges at the Visa Application Centre

    The United Arab Emirates has announced the introduction of VAT (Value Added Tax) effective Monday, 01 January 2018, at a standard rate of 5%. VAT will be collected on taxable supplies of goods and services in the UAE, wherever applicable.

    In accordance with the new VAT Law, VFS GCC LLC will be required to charge and collect VAT on services provided at the Application Centres and pay it to the Federal Tax Authority. VAT is a consumption tax that end users (applicants) shall pay and VFS GCC LLC will play the role of a collection agent on behalf of the taxation authority.

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    28 December 2017

    Please note that the passport collection timing at the Dubai Visa Application Centre on 31 December 2017(Sunday) is between 09:00 to 15:00 only.

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    30 November 2017

    Important Notice to Visa Applicants – Click here