Travel to Dubai is now easier than ever with the introduction of a VISA ON ARRIVAL facility for the following nationalities – Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland (Netherlands), Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Malaysia, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America and Vatican City.
The visa will be stamped directly in your passport at the port of entry and will be valid for 30 days.
GCC residents can also visit Dubai without applying in advance for a visa.
For all other nationalities the following applies:
|A visa must be obtained prior to arrival in the UAE.|
|If hotel accommodation has been booked, the hotel will send you a visa application form and|
|confirmation of the application processing fees.|
|Fees are non-refundable should a trip and/or hotel accommodation be cancelled, or should a visa|
|application be refused.|
|Applicants must allow for 7 to 10 working days for a visa to be issued, keeping in mind that the|
|weekend in the UAE falls on Friday and Saturday.|
|All visa processing is subject to receipt of the following documents|
|Clear photocopy of passport|
|Visa form duly completed and signed|
|A photocopy of the front and back of a valid credit card|
On arrival at the airport, visitors who have applied for a visa should collect the original visa permit at the specially designated desks located at the end of the Arrivals Tunnel before taking the escalators to the passport control desks.
The information given above is subject to change without prior notice. For up-to-date information on visa requirements, please go to www.dnrd.gov.ae to visit the UAE Department of Naturalisation and Residency website or contact the UAE Embassy or its representation in your country for further details.