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30 Days Visa

30 Days Visa

Citizens of the following countries do not require advance visa arrangements to enter the UAE and can obtain a visa on arrival for 30 days with a 10-day grace period for extension: Andorra, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Monaco, New Zealand, Russia, San Marino, Seychelles, Singapore, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States of America, Vatican City Please note: - Citizens of the above countries can obtain a visa upon arrival for 30 days from the date of entry with their normal passports - The visa is extendable and the total validity, if extended, would be 60 days from the date of entry - Passports should be normal and valid for more than six months - This visa is considered a multiple-entry visa, which allows the visa holder to consume the 30-day visa validity regardless of whether the visa holder is inside or outside the UAE. Any number of days the visa holder stays outside the UAE would be calculated from the 30-day validity of the visa
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90 Days Visa

90 Days Visa

Citizens of the following countries do not require advance visa arrangements to enter the UAE and can obtain a visa on arrival for 90 days: 90-day visa - extendable: Argentina, Bahamas, Nauru, Solomon Islands, South Korea Please note: - Citizens of the above countries can obtain a visa upon arrival for 90 days from the date of entry with their normal passports - This visa type is extendable - Only normal passports are accepted and need to be valid for more than six months 90-day visa - not extendable: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland Please note: - Citizens of the above countries can obtain a visa upon arrival for 90 days from the date of entry with their normal passports - This visa type is not extendable - Only normal passports are accepted and need to be valid for more than six months - The visa holder can use the 90-day visa upon arrival, to be consumed within 180 days from first entry
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Transit & Stopover Visa

Transit & Stopover Visa

A transit visa is available for all passport holders (please contact your nearest travel operator to check if your passport is eligible) for a duration of 48 to 96 hours. Passengers must have a valid onward flight booking outside of the UAE and a valid hotel booking for the duration of the stay in the country. It is advisable to plan ahead and apply for a visa in advance, before booking your stopover and transit through Dubai. 48-hour visa - Free for applications through travel agents and airlines - Available on arrival at the airport and subject to charges 96-hour visa - Visa fees apply for all applications through travel agents and airlines - Available on arrival at the airport and subject to charges Terms and conditions: - Transit visas are bookable via local travel partners - Visa processing fees apply for both 48- and 96-hour visas - Travellers require a confirmed hotel booking for the duration of their transit in Dubai - Travellers require a confirmed flight ticket departing from Dubai within the duration of their transit - Entry into the UAE is subject to immigration approval - Standard duration applies for all visa applications and is subject to immigration approval and security clearance - Travellers can apply for transit visas at the airport, which is subject to immigration approval and security clearance Emirates Airline also accepts online visa applications, provided by VFS Global Services. Simply head to the 'Apply for your UAE Visa' section of emirates.com, select your preferred visa category and enter the itinerary details. A visa form will then be shared via e-mail, which needs to be filled out and submitted along with the necessary visa fees. Your visa application needs to be made at least four working days prior to your arrival in the UAE.
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Overview of visa types

Overview of visa types

Transit/Stopover Visa: Duration: 48 to 96 hours Validity: 14 days from the date of issue Prerequisites: Valid onward flight booking outside of the UAE and confirmed hotel booking for the duration of the stay in the country Service Visa: Duration: 14 days from the date of entry Validity: 14 days from the date of issue Prerequisites: Sponsorship from a hotel or tour operator Tourist Visa: Duration: Long-term visa for 60 days or short-term visa for 30 days from the date of entry, depending on the visa type Validity: 60 days from the date of issue Prerequisites: Sponsorship from a hotel or tour operator Visit Visa: Duration: 30/90 days from the date of entry, depending on visa type Validity: 60 days from the date of issue Prerequisites: Sponsorship from a UAE resident, tour operator or hotel Work Visa: Companies have to apply for an employee's work visa. Visa duration and validity are subject to the terms of the employment contract. Prerequisites: Passports must be valid for at least six months at the time of the entry to the UAE and only recent colour photographs (no polaroids) with a white background will be accepted. Those who are already in the UAE can apply for a change of status while still in the country, or they can exit the UAE and come back.
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How to apply?

How to apply?

1. Contact your local travel partner who will apply on your behalf for a Service Visa (14 days), Tourist Visa (30 days), Visit Visa (90 days) or Transit Visa (48 to 96 hours). 2. Individuals (relatives or friends) who are UAE residents may, subject to guidelines, also apply on your behalf for a Visit Visa. 3. You can also apply for a visa through Emirates' Visa Services: https://www.emirates.com/uk/english/before-you-fly/visa-passport-information/prearranged-uae-visas.aspx? For more information on visas, please visit: www.dnrd.ae
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