TRAVEL & VISA

Dubai offers traditional Arabic hospitality coupled with a world-class service industry, while an excellent infrastructure facilitates easy transport around the city. The city has developed into the commercial hub in the region with recent additions, such as Dubai Media City and Dubai Internet City. Dubai has flourished, as a large number of multi-national corporations have set up bases in the city. A robust mix of technology, media, finance and healthcare facilities makes Dubai a viable and attractive destination for any business.

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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: find out if you need to apply for a visa .

Visas on Arrival

(A) 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.

Eligible countries
Andorra
Canada
Japan
New Zealand
San Marino
United Kingdom
Australia
Hong Kong
Malaysia
People's Republic of China
Singapore
United States of America
Brunai
Ireland
Monaco
Russian Federation
South Korea
Vatican City

(B) If your country of nationality appears on the list below, your passport will be stamped with a multiple entry 90-days visit visa that's valid for 6 months from the date of issue, and for a stay of 90 days in total.

Eligible countries
Austria
Croatia
Denmark
France
Hungary
Latvia
Luxembourg
Norway
Romania
Slovenia
Switzerland
Belgium
Cyprus
Estonia
Germany
Iceland
Liechtenstein
Malta
Poland
Seychelles
Spain
Bulgaria
Czech Republic
Finland
Greece
Italy
Lithuania
Netherlands
Portugal
Slovakia
Sweden

Citizens of the European countries listed above are also entitled to apply for a paid pre-arranged visit visa if the 'on arrival 90-days visa' has been fully utilized, or if they wish to use the pre-arranged visa.

As of 29 April 2016, GCC residence permit holders will need to apply for a UAE visa before arriving in Dubai.

As of 1 May 2017, Indian nationals holding a normal passport valid for a minimum of six months from the arrival date, and a visit visa or green card issued by the USA which is valid for a minimum of six months, can obtain a visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 14 days. They can apply to extend their stay for an additional 14 days

The information given above is subject to change without prior notice. For up-to-date information on visa requirements, please visit the Dubai Department of Naturalisation and Residency website or contact the UAE Embassy or its representation in your country for further details.

All visas are subject to revision by the UAE government.

Dubai International Airport

Located 5 km southeast from the city, Dubai International Airport is a 15-minute drive from the Dubai World Trade Centre.

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Additional capacity with other airports in the UAE

  • Abu Dhabi International Airport - 110 km from Dubai
  • Sharjah International Airport - 25 km from Dubai

Emirates Airlines (Official Airline Partner)

Emirates Airlines

One of the fastest growing airlines in the world, Emirates, has a fleet of 113 aircrafts. Since its launch in 1985, the airline has received more than 250 international awards for excellence. Emirates currently fly to over 100 destinations in 62 countries around the world. Please note that all Emirates flights are now arriving at and departing from the new Emirates Terminal 3, Dubai International Airport.