Travel bans can be enforced due to unpaid debts, criminal charges, legal disputes, or immigration law violations.
It’s a smart idea to check for a travel ban if you missed the loan or credit card payments. These prohibitions may be enforced due to unpaid debts, criminal charges, legal disputes, or immigration law violations.
When it comes to loan or credit card payments, missing three consecutive instalments or six spaced-apart instalments may be regarded as an event of default. Ashish Mehta, the founder and managing partner of Ashish Mehta & Associates, claims that lenders have the right to ask the court to impose a travel ban if the outstanding balance exceeds Dh10,000.
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The UAE government advises travellers to check for and/or resolve any difficulties that might prevent them from passing through the airport immigration desks before setting off on their journey. If necessary, you can call your local immigration or police agency for assistance or seek legal counsel.
Travel ban in Abu Dhabi
The Judicial Department in Abu Dhabi, according to the UAE Government website, offers a service named “Estafser” that allows citizens to “examine whether they are sought by the Public Prosecution for any allegations against them.” To access the service, residents can use their unified number.
Travel ban in Dubai
Residents can check if they have a travel ban because of financial matters in the emirate online according to a tool provided by the Dubai Police. To use the service on the police website or app, residents must have their Emirates ID on hand.