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St Lucia and UAE Sign Visa-Waiver
September 27, 2017 - News
The Government of Saint Lucia and the Government of the United Arab Emirates have signed a visa waiver agreement that will allow easier movement of citizens between the two countries.
The agreement which was signed on September 21st, 2017 will allow nationals of St Lucia holding official and diplomatic passports that are valid for a period of not less than 6 months to enjoy visa-free entry to the UAE for a maximum stay of 60 days.
Nationals of the UAE holding diplomatic, special, ordinary and service passports that are valid for a period of not less than 6 months will enjoy visa-free entry to St Lucia for a maximum stay of 60 days.
The agreement was signed by the Honourable Allen M. Chastanet, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia and Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al-Zeyoudi, Minister for Climate Change and Environment of the UAE, on the margins of the General Debate of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, in New York.
The exemption will take effect 30 days after the date of signing.
Citizens of St Lucia currently enjoy visa-free access or visa on arrival to more than a 100 countries including key business hubs such as the UK, Schengen Zone, Hong Kong and Singapore.