Visa info needed

By ronsuj

Dear QL members,

Really need genuine answers pls.

My husband passed away in January 2020, I hv two kids, my son age 17 his visa expired in August 2020, due to his school we have stayed back, my daughters and my visa is valid till April 2022 (practically we are illegals with valid visa). We hv not provided the immigration with my husbands death certificate. 

Now a company is giving me a job visa with kids sponsorship. Do I hv to cancel my RP and come on that visa, what about my kids , my son can’t travel as he is in 12th grade, his board exams may be in March-April, too risky for us now at this stage.    Awaiting ur valuable responses pls.

By asifisgre8• 3 months 3 weeks ago.
asifisgre8

The grace period has been extended to March 31, 2022. Previously it was to end on December 31, 2021.

The Ministry has said in a statement today that this procedure comes within the framework of its keenness to take into account the interests of the owners of companies and expatriate workers to benefit from 50% reduction in the settlement amount for companies and workers for legalizing their status.

The ministry called on the groups benefiting from the grace period to visit the authorities concerned to correct their status during the aforementioned period.

The violating expatriate or violating employer must submit a request for reconciliation within the specified period to the Search and Follow up Department or to any of the service centers including Umm Salal Services Center, Umm Sunaim Services Center, Musaimeer Services Center, Al Wakra Services Center and Al Rayyan Services Center, or any of the following service centers that accept reconciliation applications and the issuance and renewal of the Residence Permit (RP) by the same employer (Al Shamal, Al Khor, Al Daayen, Umm Salal, Al Lulu, Unaizah, Souq Waqif, Al Rayyan, Umm Sanim, Al Sheehaniya, Mesaimeer, Al Wakra, and Dukhan).

By asifisgre8• 3 months 3 weeks ago.
asifisgre8

Doha: The Ministry of Interior announced the extension of the grace period for those who are violating the provisions of Law No. (21) for the year 2015 regulating the entry and exit of expatriates and their residence, to correct their legal status inside the country.

By goodlittleboy• 3 months 3 weeks ago.
goodlittleboy

With the passing away of your husband, I guess your visa has been automatically cancelled and as you state, you are staying illegally. Possibly, you may be facing a penalty and a hefty one at that as it has been about two years since your husband passed away.

In the current scenario, I suggest you go back and return on a new visa as that would help clear up the mess. With regards to your son appearing shortly at some exams, in life one needs to sacrifice some things to gain others. You will need to decide how best to handle the situation.

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