Update: Changes in Residency Permit Processing Times
This is an important update regarding the issuance of residency permits.
With the transition of immigration services from SEF to AIMA, we have observed a substantial delay in the processing and issuance of residency permits.
Previously, under SEF, residency cards were typically issued within 2-3 weeks following the collection of biometric data or residency renewal. However, with the new system in place, there is now an expected delay extending to 2-3 months.
We understand the inconvenience this may cause and want to assure you that we are monitoring the situation closely. The delays are a result of ongoing adaptations in the service mechanism, and currently, the most effective course of action is to wait and periodically follow up on the status of your residency cards.
For additional information or clarification, please feel free to reach out to our migration team.
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