DUBAI– The United Arab Emirates has accepted citizens traveling with Somaliland passport can enter to it’s country and further allowed that the UAE can issue visas with Somaliland travel documents.
First, people who will be allowed to travel to the UAE are those holding Somaliland diplomatic passport in the first place. Second, business people are permitted to go the UAE with Somaliland passport. Third, anyone holding with Somaliland passport can travel to the UAE.
Reports confirm that this has been facilitated by FlyDubai airways which has recently started direct flights to Somaliland. This is an important diplomatic step taken in the right direction. The UAE has banned people traveling with Somali passport cannot enter into her country.
Citizens with Somaliland travel document can go to the following countries:-
1- South Africa
5- United Kingdom
6 – France
7- South Sudan
Somaliland is a broke away republic that seceded from Somalia in 1991 but it has not been recognized.
Turkey, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Kenya have diplomatic office in Hargeisa.