Dubai Visa Requirements
Before you travel to the UAE, please check your visa requirements:
- Ensure your passport has a minimum valid period as required
- Make sure you have a valid visa if needed.
As of 29 April 2016, GCC residence permit holders will need to apply for a UAE visa before arriving in Dubai.
As of 1 May 2017, Indian nationals holding a normal passport valid for a minimum of six months from the arrival date, and a visit visa or green card issued by the USA which is valid for a minimum of six months, can obtain a visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 14 days for a charge of AED120 (subject to change). They can apply to extend their stay for an additional 14 days for AED250 (subject to change).
COUNTRIES ELIGIBLE FOR VISA ON ARRIVAL
If you are a passport holder of the below country or territory, no advance visa arrangements are required to visit the UAE. Simply disembark your flight at Dubai International Airport and proceed to Immigration, where your passport will be stamped with a 30-days visit visa free of charge.
Andorra - Argentina – Australia - Brunei - Canada - Chile - Hong Kong, China - Ireland – Japan - Kazakhstan - Malaysia - Mauritius - Monaco - New Zealand - People's Republic of China - Russian Federation - San Marino - Singapore - Ukraine – United Kingdom - United States of America - Vatican City
If you are a passport holder of the below country or territory, your passport will be stamped with a multiple entry 90-days visit visa that's valid for 6 months from the date of issue, and for a stay of 90 days in total.
Austria -Belgium - Brazil - Bulgaria - Croatia - Cyprus - Czech Republic -Denmark - Estonia - Finland - France - Germany - Greece - Hungary - Iceland - Italy - Latvia - Liechtenstein - Lithuania - Luxembourg - Malta - Netherlands - Norway - Poland - Portugal - Romania - Seychelles - Slovakia - Slovenia - South Korea - Spain - Sweden - Switzerland - Uruguay
INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY
If your country doesn't appear in the above list, please check the below link to find out the nearest UAE embassy/consulate in your country: https://embassy-finder.com/united-arab-emirates_embassies
DUBAI IMMIGRATION PROCEDURES
As an added security measure, Immigration Authorities at Dubai International Airport are now conducting random eye screening for visitors to Dubai.
Visitors asked to proceed for eye screening are required to present a hard copy of their visa or a printed version of the visa number confirmation page at the screening counter. If you do not have a copy with you, a charge of AED 30 per copy applies - payable only in AED.
For visitors and conference participants
The organizer is not authorised to process visa applications for visitors. Processing of visas for visitors can only be arranged through our official Travel Partner Tripaxis Events, your hotel, airline or the UAE Embassy in your country.
If you need a visa invitation letter to submit to the UAE embassy, Contact us to request for one.
For confirmed Exhibitors
The organizer can assist with the visa application process for confirmed exhibitors. Contact us to assist in arranging your visa through our official travel partner, or alternatively, visas can be arranged through your hotel or Emirates Airlines.
A minimum of five international working days prior to arrival in Dubai is required for the visa process, however; we recommend that applications are made as early as possible.
Applicants' passports must have at least six months' validity as of their date of travel to Dubai.
Please contact our official travel partner by Email to firstname.lastname@example.org should you need to know more about the visa information, requirements and process.
It is your sole responsibility to obtain a visa where the same is required and we shall accept no liability for your failure to do so. Please also note that entry into the UAE is subject to immigration approval.
The visa information provided here is for information purposes and to be used at your own risk. Visa rules are subject to change without warning. Contact your nearest embassy for the most up-to-date information
Please be aware that we won’t be able to contact directly consulates and embassies.