Passports provides exceptional travel permits for Emirati students and their companions through the Absher platform


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General Directorate of Passports, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, launched today (Monday) the exceptional permits service through its services on the “Absher” platform, in order to facilitate the travel of Emirati students and their companions to all countries of scholarship.  The directorate assured that students wishing to join their foreign missions can benefit from this service by following the following steps: 

1. Log in to the Absher platform. 

2. My services. 

3. Passports. 

4. Passport messages and requests center.  5. New application. 

6. The General Directorate of Passports. 

7. Exceptional travel permits.

8.Atravel permit to study abroad – for citizens only. 

9. Confirm and send the order. 

Passports confirmed that when submitting the application, the following must be noted:  • Writing the name of the country in which the student studies.  Any application not related to a study permit will not be considered.  • The request will be answered within three working days.  The service is not currently available in the Absher app.  • In the event that there are companions with the scholarship student, they will be added when sending the message to request approval, including (name – national identity – relationship of kinship).  • Attachments are added only if the study is on the beneficiary’s private account, and if the companions travel request, a copy of the family record is added.