The UAE and Kosovo have inked a memorandum of understanding on the mutual exemption of visa requirements for holders of ordinary, diplomatic, special, and mission passports.
In line with the agreement, UAE citizens with valid passports (for at least six months) are exempt from the visa requirement for entry into Kosovo. They can stay in the European country for up to 90 days per visit.
In return, Kosovo citizens holding valid diplomatic, official, and ordinary passports are now exempt from the visa requirement for entry to the UAE.
The MoU was signed on behalf of the UAE by Khaled Abdullah Belhoul, Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and on behalf of Kosovo by Xhabir Hamiti, the Ambassador of Kosovo to the UAE.
I thank UAE President, H.H.@MohamedBinZayed for accepting my proposal to abolish visa requirements for citizens.
The agreement reached during our mtng last month has now been signed, paving the way for more cooperation opportunities between our countries& citizens. pic.twitter.com/8cV5caHx0a
— Vjosa Osmani (@VjosaOsmaniPRKS) January 11, 2024
UAE-Kosovo agreement to support bilateral ties
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Donika Gërvalla-Schwarz, Deputy Prime Minister Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kosovo, welcomed the signing of the MoU.
The ministers spoke on the telephone, emphasising how this step will strengthen and develop bilateral relations, and serve the mutual interests of the two nations.