Do I need to obtain a visa to enter Dubai as well as UAE?
Visa is mandatory for all non-UAE citizens to travel to UAE. Nevertheless, this is not applicable for citizens of the GCC nations, such as Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, and Oman.
My kid is 2 years old. Does he also require a visa to enter the UAE?
Yes, all infants and kids travelling with their parents will require a visa to enter the country.
What countries are eligible for visa on arrival in Dubai?
No prior arrangement for visa is required for nationals visiting to Dubai from certain European, North American, and Far East countries. These include Australia, Austria, Belgium, France, France, Germany, Iceland, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, Portugal, UK, and USA, among others. Since the list of visa-waiver countries is subject to change, be sure to inquire with your local embassy or airlines service provider to update yourself on the latest visa policies, before your visit to Dubai.
What are the different types of visas that I can apply for?
Different visa types are: 14 Days Visa, 30 Days Visa and 90 Days Visa.
What are the documents required to apply for visa?
For your electronic visa, you’ll have to submit passport-size colour photo, along with a scanned copy of your passport with minimum six months validity at the time of travel.
Before how many days of my intended visit to Dubai, I must apply for visa?
Though it will take only 4 to 6 working days for the processing of your visa, it is recommended to apply for visa in advance before booking an Airline Tickets. This will help for on-time processing of visa while assuring you of a hassle-free travel to UAE.
Can I book my ticket before applying for visa?
Yes, you can book your tickets to Dubai before applying or processing of visa, However it is recommended to apply for visa in advance before booking an Airline Tickets. This will help for on-time processing of visa while assuring you of a hassle-free travel to UAE.
How many days will it take for issuing a visa?
It will take about 4-6 working days.
Is visa fee refunded in case my application is rejected?
No, The visa fee is not refunded as the UAE immigration authority do not recompense for the rejected visa applications.
Can I reapply for visa?
Yes, you can apply for visa again, provided you carefully meet qualifying norms.
What is the mode of receiving visa?
Once your visa is processed, it will be sent to your email.
What are the consequences of extended stay without the renewal of visa in UAE?
Besides facing legal actions and payment of hefty overstay penalty, you may not be able to apply for UAE visa in future.