Dubai Visit Visas

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There are several different ways to obtain a visit visa for Dubai and other emirates in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). A visit visa and a tourist visa are not the same, although they are both entry permits for visitors to the UAE. The difference is mostly to do with who sponsors the visitor for their trip, cost, and whether or not the visa is renewable.

 

Dubai Visa Application Centre:

Address: Unit Number: 130-142-143-153 & 154, Second floor, Falcon, Phase 鈥 2, Wafi Mall, Plot No 315-169,
Umm Hurair 2, Dubai 鈥揢AE
Tel: 04 2245555

Visit Visas for Dubai, UAE:

Dubai visit visas are valid for 30 days, can be Extended for another 30 days.
There are several different ways to obtain a visit visa for Dubai and other emirates in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). There are two types of Visa available for tourists in the UAE, they are Visit Visas and Transit Visas. They are issued depending on the duration of stay requested. A visit visa and a tourist visa are not the same, although they are both entry permits for visitors to the UAE. The difference is mostly to do with who sponsors the visitor for their trip, cost, and whether or not the visa is renewable. A visit visa applies to tourists who wish to spend more than 14 days in the UAE, whether that may be to visit relatives or for business purposes.


Dubai Visit Visas on Arrival – Eligible Nationalities:

Visit visas can be obtained on arrival in Dubai and UAE if you are a national of one of the 33 (or 34 or 36) countries in the following table. No prior arrangements need to be made and the visa stamp is free when arriving at Dubai International Airport, Abu Dhabi Airport, or other airports. You might have to pay 20 or 30 dhs at UAE land borders. Nationals of these countries can also get their UAE visas renewed more easily, for example by driving to Oman and back (but confirm you can get an Omani visa at the border first).

Citizens of the following Countries will get their visa upon arrival to the UAE airports, if the duration of stay is less than one (1) month(can聽stay up to 30 days) and they hold visas in their passports or entry stamps from other countries: Western Europe: United Kingdom, France, Italy, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Luxemburg, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Finland, Spain, Monaco, Vatican City, Iceland, Andorra, San Mario and Liechtenstein. North America: USA and Canada. Far East: Japan, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand.

GCC Nationals (Gulf Cooperation Council countries):Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. GCC nationals do not need a visit visa to enter the UAE. GCC residents, or visitors

GCC nationals can stay more or less as long they like. British citizens can stay for a month and then apply for a visa for a further two months.


Dubai Visit Visas – Other Nationalities:

If you do NOT fall into one of the above categories, you will require a visa and a sponsor for your visit. The sponsor normally applies for the visa on your behalf. Valid sponsors are:

cheverone Hotels & Tourist Companies can apply, on your behalf, for a Tourist Visa (valid for 30 days); or a Service Visa (valid for 14 days); or a Visit Visa (valid for 30 days and can be extended for other 30 days)
cheverone Airlines & Airlines Handlers apply on behalf of their crew members for a 96-hour Transit Visa.
cheverone Other Organizations based in the UAE may only apply for Visit Visas and Service Visas.
cheverone Individuals (Relatives or Friends) already resident in the UAE may, subject to guidelines, also apply on your behalf for a Visit Visa.

This Visa is issued through DNRD. It is stamped for 30 days validity(short term visit visa) but it is valid for 60 days and can be extended for 30 more days by paying an extra amount(long term visit visa). The extension needs to be done before the 60th day. If the visitor stays more than 60 days or more than 90 days (after the extension) they will have to pay a fine per day plus some charges for an out pass.


Dubai Visit Visas: Other Types:

There are 2 other types of visit visas issued by the UAE government. The first is a 14-day visa, also known as an Entry Service Permit. This visa must be sponsored by a UAE company or hotel and will normally take 2-3 days to issue. The second is a Multiple Entry Visa, which is useful for individuals who are continously visiting the UAE. This visa has special privileges for visitors from Germany and the United States.


Dubai Visit Visas Required Documents:

cheverone Photocopy of the visitor鈥檚 passport
cheverone Visit Visa Application form, completed and signed by the sponsoring company.
cheverone Photocopy of the trade license of the company
cheverone A Guarantee letter from the company stating its responsibility of the visitor during his visit


Dubai Visit Visas Required Fees and Precessing :

cheverone Fees for short term visa(<30 days): AED 620 application fee + typing fee a
cheverone Fees for long聽 term visa(<60 days): AED 1120 application fee+ typing fees.
cheverone Also a deposit of AED 1000 is to be paid by the local sponsor/relative/resident which can be reimbursed after the visit visa holder has left the country.

A normal Dubai visa is issued between 5 to 7 working days!


Documents required when traveling to Dubai:

cheverone Birth certificate
cheverone Drivers License(s)
cheverone Diploma(s)/Degree(s)
cheverone Marriage Certificate
cheverone Adoption/Custody Papers
cheverone Others, if any


Dubai Visit Visa Renewals:

The DNRD renews the Visit Visa at its expiry date if the sponsor so decides. Renewals can be made by paying the extension fee of Dhs 500 at the DNRD. If you overstay your UAE or Dubai visit visa, there is a ten day period in which you must leave the country. A fine of Dhs. 100 will be applied for each day overstayed.


Dubai Visit Visa Overstaying :

A penalty charge of Dhs. 25 (US$ 7) 鈥 Dhs. 100 (US$ 28) per day is imposed on visitors who overstay in Dubai. If the overstay extends to a significant amount of time, then a court hearing is issued and the judge will decide what penalties will occur.

For more information you can also visit: http://dubaivisa.net

EDITOR

19th January 2020

 

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