Before you travel to the UAE, please check your visa requirements and make sure you have a valid visa if needed. Holders of non-standard passports and travel documents may also have different entry requirements: please check your visa and passport requirements
Citizens of the GCC nations of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia do not require a visa to travel to the UAE.
If your country of nationality appears on the list below, 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-day visit visa free of charge. This can be extended for an additional 30 days at an additional charge.
- Czech Republic
- Hong Kong
- New Zealand
- San Marino
- South Korea
- United Kingdom
- United States of America
- Vatican City
Travellers from countries not listed above will need to arrange a visa in advance of travel. Nationals of countries requiring a prearranged UAE visa can now apply and pay for their visas online through www.dubaivisaservice.com
If you are travelling to or stopping over in Dubai, you can submit an application and receive your UAE visa entirely online – without having to submit your passport for stamping.
You can apply for your UAE visa through our www.dubaivisaservice.com.
visa application service is available for residents of many countries around the world: find a list of eligible countries of residence here. Applicants' passports must have at least 3 months' validity as of their date of travel to Dubai.
A minimum of two to four international working days prior to arrival in Dubai is required, however we does recommend that online applications are made as early as possible. Visas issued through this service are available for a period of stay in Dubai of 30 days and 14 days. Once approved, any visa cannot be extended beyond the original period of stay