UAE ministry, in a circular, urges embassies and consulates not to request for the certificate.
The UAE has temporarily suspended the requirement of a good conduct certificate for employment visas across the country until further notice. An official circular confirming the decision was shared with Khaleej Times.
On March 29, the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFA) sent out a letter to embassies and consulates across the UAE confirming the news of the postponement.
Under the reference: ‘The UAE suspends requesting certificates of good conduct from foreign employees’, the letter stated that the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation – following a “cabinet decision” – will now be suspending the issuing of certificates of good conduct for persons who arrive in the UAE for work purposes.
It added that starting on April 1, 2018, all embassies and consulates need not request the certificate for work applicants.
In a tweet from its official Twitter handle on Sunday, the Consulate General of India in Dubai also confirmed the news.
“It is confirmed that we have received communication from Government of UAE, that good conduct certificate for employment visas is temporarily suspended.”
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