Sheikh Hamdan issues resolution to waive and reduce fees for 88 government services in Dubai

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  • Date: 01-Aug-2021
  • Source: Gulf Business
  • Sector: Economy
  • Country: UAE
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Sheikh Hamdan issues resolution to waive and reduce fees for 88 government services in Dubai

Dubai’s government will either waive or reduce fees for a total of 88 services it provides due to a new resolution ordered by the emirate’s Crown Prince. The resolution was issued by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, on Thursday and aims to ease financial pressures faced by businesses. The waivers and reductions relate to fees for services provided by Dubai Land Department, Dubai Maritime City Authority, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), Dubai Municipality, Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), Dubai Courts, Department of Economic Development (Dubai Economy) and Dubai Health Authority (DHA). – The Dubai Maritime City Authority will waive some fees related to various types of residency visas including processing of residency visas for applicants outside the country, issuance of employment residency visas, urgent renewals of residency visas and residency visa transfers from a government entity to the authority. It will also reduce fees related to issuance and renewal of annual representative office licenses and replacement of lost certificates and licenses