Law Statutes


Federal Law No (6) for 1973 Concerning Immigration and Residence


Part One Entry of Foreigners
Article (1)

Pursuant to this law a foreigner shall be any one who is not a national of the United Arab Emirates.

Article (2)

  1. No foreigner may enter the country without the following:
    1. Entry and exit through the approved ports in accordance with the regulations specified by the executive regulation of this law.
    2. Possession of a valid and approved passport authorizing the holder to return to the country of origin or the substitute of the approved documents.
    3. Obtaining a valid visa or entry permit, and this condition shall be exempted for the nationals of the countries that issue a Decree by the Cabinet.
  2. The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship or his authorized representative may in case of necessity exclude all or some of the above conditions in accordance with the provisions of the executive regulations of this law.

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