Eligibility for the 30-day tour:
If you are the holder of a country or sub-passport, no visa arrangements are required to visit the UAE. Just get off your plane at Dubai International and proceed to another country, where your passport will be stamped with a 30-day free travel visa.
90-day tour eligibility:
If you carry a passport in one of the countries or territories, your passport will be stamped with a 90-day multiple travel visa valid for 6 months from the date of issue, and a total of 90 days. Citizens of southern European countries also have the right to apply for a pre-arranged tourist visa once their 90-day visa is fully utilized.
180-day visit worth:
If you hold a Mexican passport you are eligible for a 180-day tourist visa valid for 6 months from the date of issue, and a total stay of 180 days.
Migration processes in Dubai:
As an added safety precaution, the Immigration Authority at Dubai International is now conducting a random eye test for tourists visiting Dubai.
Visitors who have been asked to continue their eye examination are required to submit a hard copy of their visa or a printed version of the page to verify the visa number at the checkpoint. If you do not have a copy for yourself, AED 30 per copy is applicable – only paid with AED.
Color image of the applicant
Color copy of the applicant’s passport. The passport must be valid for at least three months.
The first application form (available at all Emirates ticket offices) can be obtained in Arabic or English, depending on the applicant’s nationality. Download the English or Arabic application form.
Copy of Emirates ticket:
Additional documents are needed for foreign visitors
Additional documents may be required, depending on the country in which you live. Please use our visa search tool above or visit our visa requirements page for more information.
People in countries who need a prearranged UAE visa can now apply and pay for their visas online via emirates.com.
If you are traveling to or from Dubai via the Emirates, you can apply and get your full UAE visa online – without having to send your passport for stamping. You can apply for your UAE visa using our Manage your reservation after booking your Emirates flight. VFS processing costs apply. For more information visit VFS Global.
An online visa application service is available to residents and nations of many countries around the world. Find out if you can apply for a UAE visa. Applicants’ passports must be valid for at least six months from the date of the visit to Dubai, and must be machine-readable passports – handwritten passports are not accepted.
This service is only available to passengers with a guaranteed Emirates reservation once the Emirates ticket has been issued and air travel already includes the time you want in Dubai. The round-trip to Dubai should be a single ticket (PNR), and these flights should be Emirates flights. Note that any travel plans including any flights to or from Dubai from other network companies are not eligible for online visa service.
It takes at least four working days before arriving in Dubai, however, Emirates recommends that online requests be made as soon as possible.
Investor Visa Dubai:
Immigrants who start a business or invest in an existing company in Dubai or free areas are eligible for a residence permit. This visa is issued to investors who own shares in an existing company costing at least AED 72,000, or who are establishing a company with an investment fund that costs the same amount.
APPLY FOR DUBAI INVESTOR VISA:
- Apply for a permit from the immigration department, typing center, or Tasheel Center.
- Visit any public health facility for a health check-up.
- The Emirates ID application has been submitted to the Amer Center.
- You need to purchase health insurance as part of your visa application.
- Dubai Investor Visa, also known as the Dubai Partner visa, works for foreigners who want to start their own business or invest in an existing business in Dubai. Dubai Investor Visa gives the owner the right to stay in the UAE, as well as to come and go as they wish during the visa period.