Coronavirus in UAE: Indian passport services suspended in Dubai
The services will remain suspended until April 7.
Indian passport services at all centres in Dubai and the Northern Emirates have been suspended. The Consulate General of Dubai tweeted an advisory confirming this on Tuesday.
The consulate said that the services will remain suspended until April 7.
"Any emergency case can be brought to the notice of the consulate via an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with documents explaining the emergency," the advisory said.
Consulate officials will revert within 24 hours, it added.
Meanwhile, the Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi said that it will process only those applications where the passport of expatriates have either expired or will be expiring by April 30, 2020, until further notice. The embassy is also temporarily suspending normal attestation services.
"If someone has an emergency attestation requirement, he/she could scan and send the documents, explaining the emergency through email on email@example.com. Embassy will reply to all the emails received up till 4pm on all working days, and if approved, will provide attestation service, on next working day."
Advisory on suspension of passport services by Indian Consulate pic.twitter.com/ZMyB5NXHnR- India in Dubai (@cgidubai) March 24, 2020
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