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    07 December 2018

    Please be informed that the Finland Visa Application Centre in Dubai and Abu Dhabi will be closed on Monday, 31 December 2018 and Tuesday, 01 January 2019 for the New Year’s. The next working day will be on Wednesday, 02 January 2019.

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    30 November 2018

    Please be informed the Finland Visa Application Centre in Dubai and Abu Dhabi will be closed on Sunday, 02 December 2018 to commemorate UAE’s 47th National Day. The next working day will be on Monday, 03 December 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