Get a United Arab Emirates Visa

Tourist Application Requirements for a United Arab Emirates Visa

  1. Visa Upon Arrival

    Travelers holding a passport from your country can obtain a visa on arrival, free of charge for a maximum stay of 30 days in the UAE. To receive a visa on arrival you must:

    • Hold a passport valid at least six months on entry with one blank visa page
    • Hold proof of sufficient funds
    • Hold proof of onward/return flights
    • Hold all documents required for the next destination
    • Confirm with their airline that boarding will be permitted without a visa

    If your intended stay is longer than 30 days then you may request more time from the immigration officer at the airport or contact the local immigration office in the UAE and request an extension.

Business Visa Application Requirements for a United Arab Emirates Visa

  1. Visa Upon Arrival

    Travelers holding a passport from your country can obtain a visa on arrival, free of charge for a maximum stay of 30 days in the UAE. To receive a visa on arrival you must:

    • Hold a passport valid at least six months on entry with one blank visa page
    • Hold proof of sufficient funds
    • Hold proof of onward/return flights
    • Hold all documents required for the next destination
    • Confirm with their airline that boarding will be permitted without a visa

    If your intended stay is longer than 30 days then you may request more time from the immigration officer at the airport or contact the local immigration office in the UAE and request an extension.

Additional Info

  1. When is the best time to apply for my United Arab Emirates visa?

    The best time to apply for your United Arab Emirates visa is 1-2 months before your travel date.
  2. Do I have to send you my passport to get a United Arab Emirates visa? Is it safe to send a passport?

    You will need to send your actual passport, not a copy of it. The United Arab Emirates visa is stamped on your passport and will become one of your passport pages. Visa requests cannot be processed without your original passport. Because of the importance of your passport, we strongly suggest that you send your application and passport to VisaCentral in a secure way, using a traceable courier such as FedEx, UPS, Express Mail or Certified Mail.

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