Are visas affected by coronavirus/COVID-19

Please check your visa requirements and your country’s travel advisory before going on your trip.

What is the validity period of my visa?

All visas are valid for 60 days from the date of issue until entry to the UAE, except the 48-hour and 96-hour visa Transit Visa (valid for 30 days).

Do I need a visa to enter Dubai?

Whether you need a visa or not is dependent on your country of citizenship. Most passport holders are eligible for a visa on arrival at no cost. However, others may need to apply for a visa beforehand. Select your nationality from the dropdown above to find out the visa requirements.

What nationalities are entitled to a visa on arrival in Dubai

Citizens of more than 50 countries do not require a pre-arranged visa to enter Dubai. Use the dropdown above to check the requirements for your nationality.

How do I apply for a Dubai tourist visa?

If you require a visa to enter the UAE, you can apply via approved airlines, hotels, travel agencies or tour operators. You can also be sponsored by a UAE resident or company. Use the dropdown above to find out more

What should I check before travelling to Dubai?

Please check that your passport is valid for at least six months at the time of entry. You may also require a prearranged visa depending on your nationality.

How long can I stay in the UAE?

Your length of stay depends on your visa type starting from 14 and up to 180 days. Please select your country of citizenship from the dropdown menu above to find out more.