The Indian Consulate in Dubai announced the conditions and prerequisites to be fulfilled by expats seeking emergency services on holidays.
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28 July 2020, 12:00 AM
08 August 2020, 12:00 AM
Indian Consulate in Dubai announced new rules for emergency services on holidays. Indian expats urged to call in advance, prepare documents and get access number.
The new Consul General of India in Dubai Dr Aman Puri had earlier announced the mission would open on all holidays from August 1 to provide emergency services for two hours. In a press statement issued on Monday, the mission stated that it will remain open during all holidays (including Friday and Saturday) from 8am to 10 am to address emergency requirements of the general public with effect from August 1, 2020. This will continue till December 31, 2020.
The mission advised Indian expats that before going to the consulate for any emergency service, they should call its 24x7 helpline numbers to determine prerequisites of supporting documents for these services.
Expats should ensure that they really fall in the category of emergency services, which cannot be postponed to next working day of the consulate. Only those who call the emergency numbers and receive a Unique Reference Number will be allowed access into the consulate for the emergency service on holidays.
This facility is only for emergency requirements of travel documents such as passports, emergency certificates and visas. labor cases and other distress cases requiring emergency interventions on part of the consulate can also approach the mission during these hours, the mission clarified.
Helpline numbers for emergency consular services
054-3090575/ 054-3090571/ 054-3090572 (8am to 8pm all days)