Although the majority of offices in the UAE will remain closed from June 15 to 18 due to the Eid Al Adha holidays, essential service centers will continue operations albeit with adjusted timings. The operating hours for public transport and certain recreational facilities have also been modified to align with the anticipated changes in demand. For those venturing out during the extended weekend, here is an overview of the significant timing adjustments:

Visa service centers in Dubai are encouraging individuals to process visa services, including applications, renewals, and extensions, online through the Dubai Now app or the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs' (GDRFA) website. However, certain GDRFA centers will stay open: GDRFA center at DXB (Terminal 3's Arrivals Hall): Open 24/7; Al Aweer Customer Happiness Centre: 6am to 10pm daily throughout the holiday.

For those planning a visit to a park, here are the timings: Dubai - Neighborhood parks and public squares: 8am to midnight (12am); Zabeel, Al Khor, Al Mamzar, Al-Safa and Mushrif parks: 8pm to 11pm; Mountain bike track and mountain walking trail within Mushrif Park: 6am to 7pm; Quranic Park: 8am to 10pm; Cave of Miracles and Glass House: 9am to 8.30pm; Dubai Frame: 9am to 9pm; Children’s City: 9am to 8pm (Monday and Tuesday); 2pm to 8pm (Saturday and Sunday). Abu Dhabi - Public parks, ladies and family parks, playgrounds: 8am to 11pm; Al Ain City and Al Dhafra region's parks and playgrounds: 8am to midnight (12am). Sharjah - Sharjah National Park and Rolla Park: 9am to 11pm; Neighborhood parks: 4pm to 10pm.

Vehicle inspection centers in Dubai will be closed during the Eid Al Adha holidays, with technical testing services resuming on Tuesday, June 18, and public halls opening on Wednesday, June 19. All RTA Customer Happiness Centres will be closed except for the kiosks or smart customer centres in Umm Ramool, Deira, Barsha, and Al Kifaf. In Abu Dhabi, most Adnoc Vehicle Inspection Centres (VIC) will be closed, but a few will remain open. Ajman Transport Authority's offices will be closed from Sunday, June 16, to Monday, June 17, with vehicle inspection services available on June 15 and June 18 from 9am to 7pm.

Public transport timings in Dubai for the Metro: June 14 to 15: 5am until 1am (next day); June 16: 8am – 1am (next day); June 17-21: 5am to 1am (next day). For the Tram: June 15 6am to 1am; June 16: 9am to 1am; June 17-21: 6am to 1am. RTA bus: Bus route E100 from Al Ghubaiba Bus Station will not operate from June 14 to 18. Riders are advised to take bus route E101 from Ibn Battuta Bus Station in Dubai to Abu Dhabi during this period. Abu Dhabi Public bus, Abu Dhabi Express, and Abu Dhabi Link service: 6am to 11pm, daily.