Dubai Naturalization and Residency Administration announces the updated status of illegal workers applications
Dubai Naturalization and Residency Department has announced that the number of illegal workers who came forward with their applications during the amnesty period from 2nd June to 31st August 2007 has reached 184,873 in the emirate of Dubai.
The Administration, which operated its main branch in Jumeirah as well as its peripheral facilities across the emirate, has also created temporary centers to receive and process the maximum number of applications six days a week and 24 hours a day.
“By August 31st, the Administration has issued 121,605 out-passes and helped regularize the status of 53,268 illegal workers”, announced Brigadier/ Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, Director of Dubai Naturalization and Residency Administration today.
Al Marri commended the staff members at the various facilities of the Administration for their thorough efforts during the amnesty period and for giving away their well-deserved holidays with their families during summer, to assist in this nationwide campaign.
The Director of Dubai Naturalization and Residency Administration also expressed his appreciation for the different consulates, namely the Indian and Egyptian consulates in Dubai, for their cooperation and support.
He presented his gratitude to the Dubai Police, Municipality, and Water and Electricity Authority, for their on-the-ground support which facilitated the process of receiving and processing applications during the past few months.
Al Marri called on the illegal workers to benefit from the extended amnesty period to legalize their status as the Administration continues its efforts daily in this regard.