Information concerning visa requirements for those wishing to travel to the UAE has been listed below, however visa regulations and costs are subject to change and should always be checked with you travel agent or nearest UAE embassy before travelling. Do not overstay your visa as this will result in detention and fines.
Tourist VisaThis special category of visit visa is available for individual tourists from East and West Europe who are not entitled to be issued with a visa on arrival, as well as visitors from Thailand, South Africa and China. The tourist visa, which must be sponsored by hotels and tour operators, entitles its holder to a 30-day stay and is non-renewable. The fee is Dh100, with an additional Dh10 for delivery. A Tourist Visa must be used for entering the country within 60 days of the date of its issue and is valid for a 30-day stay in the UAE. Following information is required for applying a tourist visa : - First Name - Sex - Father's Name - Mother's Name - Husband's Name - Date of Birth - Place of Birth - Citizenship - Place of issue of passport - Passport Number - Passport issue and expiry date
Service Visa / Transit VisaIf you are flying to or from Europe or the United States, to Asia or Africa and passing through UAE airports, you can obtain a special transit visa. You must be sponsored by an airline operating in the UAE and you must have a valid ticket for your onward flight. Your travel documents will be stamped with an entry seal and there is no charge for this visa. A Service Visa must be used for entering the country within 14 days of the date of issue and is valid for a 14-day stay in the UAE. The same has to be applied as an urgent visa which takes two to three working days. Photo copies of the following pages from the applicant's passport is required for applying a Service Visa : - First page of the passport - Address Page - Parent's detail page - Expiry page
Visa request for single ladies under the age of 35
Booking for 1 & 2 star hotels are not entertained.
Booking for 3 & 4 star hotels accepted only with a minimum of 7 nights package and with a guarantee from the agency making a request.
Last minute Urgent Visa request for single ladies shall not be entertained.
In all other situations of doubtful cases, we shall require a “Guarantee Letter” from the agency. The exception to the above rule shall be visa requests made by Agency Management themselves for their colleagues, staff, friends, relatives etc. with sufficient notice and intimation to us stating the relationship.
Generally all ladies under the age of 35 years , either single or accompanied needs to be screened by your concerned managers to avoid any problems thereafter.
Citizens of these countries get visas on arrival
(No advance visa application is needed)
|San Marino||Singapore||South Korea|
|United Kingdom||USA||Vatican City|
(UK overseas passport holders born in China or Hong Kong can obtain Visa on arrival. British overseas passport holders born other than China and Hong Kong do require entry visa prior hand)
To obtain a visa from a UAE embassy, you will need the following:
- 2 photographs
- Duplicate application form
- Letter or fax from the sponsor in the UAE to the embassy concerned
- A letter from the applicant’s company plus photocopy
- IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENTS