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