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Dubai: Moving during the hours designated for disinfection is still possible, provided a resident applies for a "move permit".
Residents can register on a dedicated for the permit that will enable them to step out of their homes -- for essential purposes.
The dedicated website launched on April 5.
To apply, log on to https://dxbpermit.gov.ae/permits.
The move is part of a raft of measures by the UAE government to ensure the safety of the public during the disinfection drive to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Make sure you have access to the phone number you’re giving to the system.
You will get a one-time password (OTP) on the given number to verify your identity.
Enter mobile number, Full Name, ID type (Emirates ID, Passport, Driving lIcence), Nationality, Occupation (state “other”, if your job is not on one of the choices). State specific occupation. Press NEXT.
State your reason, car plate source (Emirate), Car plate letter and number, pick within which Emirate are you moving, date and estimated travel time.
Submit and get approval
Call 800PERMIT hotline (800 737648) for doubts.
Inputs from Dona Cherian, Senior News Editor