Visit visa for the UAE .. types, duration of each type and cost

طقس العرب GO 2022-06-21 2022-06-21T06:47:00Z
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Visit visa for the UAE .. types, duration of each type and cost

Weather of Arabia - If you are planning to visit the United Arab Emirates, you may need to apply for a visa, and with the UAE's introduction of new visas, it has become easy with easy requirements and you can apply for a UAE visa quickly and easily online.

 

Obtaining a visitor visa (Visa) for the UAE

The visa you need depends on the duration of your trip. In the following lines, we review the types of visitor visas for the UAE and the fees in UAE dirhams (fees are non-refundable). The processing of the UAE visa application takes three to four days, and is subject to the approval of the immigration and passport authorities.

 

1. Transit visa - single entry

It is suitable for passengers who have a layover at Abu Dhabi International Airport for a period of eight hours to four calendar days and continue on to a third destination.

  • Entry validity: 14 days
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Entry number: Single entry
  • Visa fee: 50 AED

 

2. 48 Hours Transit Visa - Single Entry

For passengers who have a layover at Abu Dhabi International Airport for a period ranging from eight to 48 hours and continue their travel to a third destination.

  • Entry validity: 14 days
  • Duration: 48 hours
  • Entry number: One time entry
  • Visa Fee: Free

 

3. Tourist visa - single entry

Apply for a tourist visa before you travel. Your passport must be valid for at least six months. This visa can be extended twice for a period of 30 days, for 960 AED per extension. Guests under the age of 18 traveling alone are eligible to apply for this type of visa only when traveling with their parents of the same type of visa.

  • Entry validity: 60 days
  • Duration: 30 days
  • Entry number: One time entry
  • Visa fee: 350 AED

 

4. Tourist Visa (Short Term) - Multiple Entry

The short-term tourist visa can be extended multiple times, twice for 30 days each time for 960 AED per extension. Guests under the age of 18 traveling alone are eligible to apply for this type of visa only when traveling with their parents of the same type of visa.

  • Entry validity: 60 days
  • Duration: 30 days (starting from the date of first entry)
  • Number of entries: Multiple entries (within 30 days from the date of first entry)
  • Visa Fee: 650 AED

 

5. Service visa - single entry

It applies to the following categories and their accompanying families: representatives of company directors, sales managers, auditors, delegations from companies and institutions that want to do business in the UAE, and consultants required by companies operating in the UAE for an urgent assignment.

  • Entry validity: 14 days
  • Duration: 14 days
  • Entry number: One time entry
  • Visa Fee: 400 AED

 

6. Tourist (Long Term) Visa - Single Entry

The long-term tourist visa is applicable to tourists wishing to spend more than 30 days in the UAE. This visa can be extended twice for 30 days each time for 960 AED per extension. Guests under the age of 18 traveling alone are eligible to apply for this type of visa only when traveling with their parents of the same type of visa.

  • Entry validity: 60 days
  • Duration: 90 days
  • Entry number: One time entry
  • Visa Fee: 1000 AED

 

7. Visit Visa (Long Term) - Multiple Entry

The long-term, multiple-entry visitor visa is valid for 90 days. You can apply for a visa of this type if you intend to stay longer and travel several times to the UAE. This visa can be extended twice for 30 days each time for 960 AED per extension. Guests under the age of 18 traveling alone are eligible to apply for this type of visa only when traveling with their parents of the same type of visa.

  • Entry validity: 60 days
  • Duration: 90 days (starting from the date of first entry)
  • Number of entries: Multiple entry (within 90 days from the date of first entry)
  • Visa Fee: 2500 AED

 

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How to submit a tourist visa for the UAE

Here's everything you need to know about applying for a tourist visa (short, long, single or multiple).

Mandatory requirements

  • Completed application form ( from here )
  • A color photo 6 x 6 cm (minimum 600 x 600 pixels) with a white background (80% of the face should be visible)
  • A color copy of your passport showing your full name, nationality, date and place of birth, passport number, date of issue and expiration, name of the father/legal guardian and the name of the mother.
  • Passport valid for at least six months when traveling
  • A confirmed travel ticket to the UAE, and to a third destination to continue the flight from Abu Dhabi Airport (in case of transit).
  • For children: In addition to the mandatory requirements mentioned above, your child's birth certificate must also be submitted, in English or Arabic. The translated documents must be notarized on the front page.
  • For Dependents: Dependents are defined as wives/children under the age of 18 and parents over the age of 60. Supporting documents proving relationship status must be included, eg marriage certificate or birth certificate.
  • Documents must be submitted in "JPEG" format only and must not exceed one megabyte in size.

 

New types of entry visas for the UAE

The new system of entry visas provides new and multiple purposes and options for those wishing to visit the UAE. It also offers for the first time visit visas without the requirement of a guarantor or host in the country in order to facilitate procedures and requirements. Visas are available for one or more trips, a renewable 60-day entry permit, and an application mechanism within a unified platform.

 

 

Job exploration visa:

This visa was created with the aim of facilitating the entry of skills and competencies to explore job opportunities available in the UAE and without a guarantor or host within the country. 500 universities in the world, according to the approved international classifications, provided that no more than two years have passed since the person graduated, and the minimum educational level should be a bachelor's degree or its equivalent.

 

 

Exploration of Investment and Business Opportunities Visa:

This new visa aims to facilitate the entry of investors to explore investment opportunities, and it gives investors and entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn about the requirements for establishing a business within simple procedures and without a guarantor or host within the country.

 

 

Tourist visa:

In addition to the regular tourist visa granted for a visit, and the guarantor or host is one of the establishments operating in the field of tourism in the UAE, a multi-entry tourist visa for a period of 5 years and without a guarantor has also been offered, enabling the beneficiary to stay in the country for up to 90 continuous days and may be extended for a similar period, provided that The entire stay period exceeds 180 days in one year, except in exceptional cases.

 

This visa requires proof of a bank balance of $4,000 or its equivalent in foreign currency during the last six months prior to submitting the application.

 

 

Visitor visa for a relative or friend:

Previously, this visa was available if the visitor was a relative of the foreigner and on the foreigner’s sponsorship, or if the visitor was a friend of a citizen. In the new system, it is sufficient for the visitor to be a relative or friend of a citizen or resident in the country to obtain this visa and without a guarantor or host inside the country.

 

Work assignment visa:

This visa is intended to complete a temporary work assignment or to work on probation for a temporary period of time, so that the guarantor is the employer in the country. It is only required to submit a temporary work contract or a letter from the employer and proof of health fitness for work.

 

Study, Training or Qualification Visa:

In this visa, the guarantor is one of the universities, institutes, educational or research institutions licensed in the country, and the guarantor can be a government or private entity for training and rehabilitation purposes for a temporary period of time. The visa covers vocational training or work during the study period, and only a letter from the authority is required, including the study or training program and its duration.

 

Entry permit for patient and companion:

Foreign patients can enter the UAE for treatment under the sponsorship of medical institutions and hospitals. The entry permit can be extended to accompany the patient only once, provided that a duly certified medical report stating the patient's need to continue treatment is provided.

 

Entry visa for expatriates residing in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries

Foreigners residing in any of the other GCC countries must obtain an electronic visa to enter the UAE, prior to their travel. The visa allows to stay in the country for 30 days from the date of entry, with the ability to extend one time for a period of 30 days.

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.

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