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UAE Imposes Visa Ban On Nigerians, Now Rejecting Visa Applications



UAE Imposes Visa Ban On Nigerians


UAE imposes visa ban on Nigerians – A visa ban has been imposed by the United Arab Emirates Immigration authorities on Nigerians.

The United Arab Emirates Immigration authorities which conveyed the decision in a notice issued to its trade partners in Nigeria including travel agencies on Friday, October 21, also said all submitted applications are rejected and fees non-refundable.

The Dubai authorities gave no reason for the decision but said that all applications are on-hold until issues between the UAE government and the Nigerian government are resolved.




The notice read;

“All Dubai applications submitted are now rejected. It is  general for Nigerians and approvals are on hold at the moment.

“Kindly advise your clients to resubmit C2=A0 applications when the issue is resolved between both governments.”

Speaking to Punch, a source at Wakanow who confirmed that the notice was issued said;

“It is true, it was issued yesterday. The Dubai immigration did not state when the ban would be lifted but for now, everything is on hold.” UAE imposes visa ban on Nigerians


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Also commenting on the development, a customer representative from Air Peace said the airline is still flying to Dubai with those who already have a valid visa.

The representative further told the publication that any changes would be duly communicated.

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