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Family residence permits to be linked to sponsors

The General Department for Residence Affairs has issued a decision to streamline the residence permits of wives and children with the Head of the family.

As per the decision, if the Residence Permit of the wife and a child expires prior to the expiry date of the residence permit of the Head of the Family, the dependent will be granted residence permit of one year, unlike in earlier days when the residence permit was given for five years.

The decision is to link the validity of the Residence Permit to the passport validity.

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