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People with single name on Indian passport can't fly to UAE

Thursday, November 24, 2022
People with single name on Indian passport can

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has changed its entry rule for international travellers effective from November 21. Indian airlines like Air India and IndiGo have issued statements informing travellers about the change.

"Any passport holder with a single name (word) either in surname or given name will not be accepted by UAE immigration and the passenger will be considered as INAD (inadmissible)," Air India said in a circular.

The airline said that if a person has a first or last name on the passport, then such a passenger will not be issued a visa and in case the visa was issued previously then he will be inadmissible by the immigration department.

This new rule applies only to passengers with a visit visa, visa on arrival, employment and temporary visas and is not applicable to existing UAE resident card holders.

IndiGo has also issued a statement saying passengers with a single name on their passports travelling on tourist, visit or any other type of visa shall not be allowed to travel to or from UAE.

"As per instructions from the UAE Authorities, effective 21st November 2022, passengers with a single name on their passports travelling on tourist, visit or any other type of visa shall not be allowed to travel to/from UAE,” it said.


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dev
Friday, November 25, 2022
“visa issued with more than one name, passenger has father’s/family name mentioned on the second page is accepted.” It added that passenger eligible for visa on arrival with the “father’s/family name mentioned on the second page is accepted.”
Air India’s Thursday said “passengers with a single name on their passports traveling on tourist, visit or any other type of visa shall not be allowed to travel to/ from UAE”

Iqbal shani
Thursday, November 24, 2022
Iqbal shani like this expected?

ALOK
Thursday, November 24, 2022
Very correct question Replica asked. We should have clearity by giving 2-3 examples. Published info is confusing.

Replica^
Thursday, November 24, 2022
It is always better to explain such scenarios with an example. Here i have an extract from an Indian portal, which says as below.

"Meanwhile, giving examples of passengers who will not be considered INAD the circular said that if a person has Praveen Kumar as their given name and no surname or Praveen Kumar as surname but no given name. A person with given name Praveen and surname Kumar in their passport will also not be considered as INAD and will be accepted for immigration in the Emirate."

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