What are the requirements for Dubai Visa?

  1. A copy of guarantor’s passport’s first, last and visa pages.
  2. A copy of your Emirates ID.
  3. A copy of each visitor’s passport’s first and last pages.
  4. Each visitor’s passport-size photograph, taken against a white background.
  5. Each visitor’s passport should have a minimum validity of 6 months.
  6. If the visitor is your spouse, the same must be mentioned on your passport.
  7. Additional cash deposit of up to AED 5,500 may be required for certain visitors (not applicable for family visas*).

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to state my purpose of visit?

Yes, you need to submit a written document stating the purpose of your visit and itinerary.

When can I apply for UAE visa?

You can apply for your UAE Tourist visa anywhere between 58 to 5 working days prior to your travel date.

How many days will it take to process my visa?

Once accepted, visa applications require a minimum of 3 – 5 working days to process and may take longer.

If I have a valid Sharjah or Dubai visa, will I be able to travel to the other Emirates?

Yes, once you have a valid UAE visa, you can travel anywhere within the country.

Is the visa application fee refundable if it has been rejected?

No, the visa application fee is non-refundable in all cases, including if the visa application is rejected.

What are the different types of visas?

The purpose of your visit will determine the type of visa you need to apply for. It could be a tourist visa (14/30/90 day, Regular, Express and multi-entry Visa), transit, employment or student visa.

What are the steps involved in visa processing?

For offline: You need to organize the required documents and visa application fee, and send the same to our Offices for Dubai visa processing. We will print and fill the visa application form and prepare additional documents if required. Once ready, the application will be submitted by our team. Applications will only be accepted after the verification of all required documents and receipt of complete payment.

For online: Keep all your required documents in scanned format. Go to and select the visa you need. Make the payment and post payment upload the documents. Once we receive this, the application will be submitted by our team. Applications will only be accepted after the verification of all required documents.

What should be the validity on my passport?

For tourist visa, the passport should be valid for at least six months from the date of travel.

Are there any criteria of age for applying UAE visa?

Yes, there is. Females below 30 years of age and males below 22 years of age need to apply for a UAE visit visa along with their father, mother or husband to avoid any chances of rejection.

How will I receive my UAE visa?

Your UAE visit visa or Dubai visa will be sent to the email address provided at the start of the application process.

What are the steps involved in visa processing?

  1. The immigration laws of Dubai require all travelers belonging to other nationalities to apply for a   visa prior to their entry in the country.
  2. While a short-term visit visa is issued for 30 days, a long-term visit visa allows a traveler to stay in the country for a period of 90 days. Both the visas hold valid from the date of arrival in Dubai and are non-renewable.
  3. A tourist visa is valid for a period of 30 days. In case a visa holder extends his/her stay for more than the stipulated time period on a non-renewable visa, he/she will be required to pay a fine for every extra day of stay along with an additional charge for an out pass.
  4. The Dubai Immigration Authorities offer multi-entry Visa to the passengers of cruise ships, in case their itinerary requires them to enter the country on more than one occasion, in a single trip. This visa is valid for a period of 6 months from the date of issue and allows a stay of a maximum of 30 days upon each entry.
  5. A transit visa to Dubai is issued for travelers stopping at any of the UAE airports for a minimum of 8 hours. Eligible for 96 hours, this visa is only issued if the passenger can show a valid onward ticket, along with his/her passport that is valid for at least 3 months from the date of issue.
  6. Except for transit visa, the processing time for Dubai Visa for most nationalities is usually 3 to 4 working days. Once paid the visa fee is non-refundable.

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