Dubai, a land full of culture and spectacular attractions, never fails to surprise travelers as one dives deeper into the majesty of this much-cherished land with each day spent.
Having witnessed a surge in tourism, the UAE government provides all kinds of visiting facilities that one can avail of.
So, if this emirate was on your mind all this while, you can get going instantly through us by applying for a Dubai tourist visa now!
Pre-Requisites for Dubai Tourist Visa
One can apply tourist visa for Dubai by fulfilling the specific requirements mentioned below:-
- Copy of the front and last page of the passport, holding six months validity from the date of the journey.
- Front-facing passport-size photograph of the applicant.
- Bank statement exhibiting the required amount in USD or equivalent amount in any other currency.
- Travel Insurance
- A mandatory negative Covid-19 test report taken within the last 48 hours before the scheduled flight to Dubai.
- For the children aged between 0-13 years, a photocopy of the birth certificate is a must, along with other documents.
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Steps to Apply for Dubai Tourist Visa
Speculating as to how to apply for a tourist visa for Dubai?
Well, we just made it easy for you!
Here's how one can apply for a tourist visa for Dubai through our website:-
Step 1 Log onto our website, and from the above bar, click on the Dubai Visa Application.
Step 2 Submit all the essential details and upload the necessary documents. Other members or relations can also be added through Add more applicant tab. Once the form gets filled in, click on Submit Application.
Step 3 Make payments via visa card, credit, or debit card to submit the visa cost and obtain confirmation of submission of the application on the e-mail id mentioned in the form.
Types of Dubai Tourist Visa
Dubai tourist visas are of the following types:-
1. 14 days Single and Multiple-Entry Visa
The single-entry visa is good for those planning a short stay in Dubai or the UAE for sightseeing.
The multiple-entry visa is suitable for those tourists who want to go on a holiday spree in Dubai or need to enter and exit the emirate frequently in 14 days. The visa validity for this type of visa is 60 days, whereas the stay validity must not exceed 14 days.
2. 30 days Single and Multiple-Entry Visa
The 30 days single-entry visa can be used by those seeking to spend some leisure time in Dubai.
Those required to make frequent visits to the UAE can apply for 30 days multiple entry visas, which allows one to make frequent visits to the emirate from the first entry date. The stay validity of a Dubai visa of this type is 30 days, with visa validity being 60 days.
3. 60 days Single/Multiple-Entry Visa
You can avail of this visa type if you're looking for a medium-term stay (less than two months) to meet someone, indulge in tourist activities, or simply for sightseeing. This single-entry visa expires once the visitor leaves the country within 60 days.
The multiple-entry visa allows tourists to visit the UAE within 60 days, with visa stay validity being 60 days.
4. 90 Days Single/ Multiple Entry Visa
This visa permits travelers to stay in the UAE for various purposes for an extended period. Once the exit is made, the visa automatically expires.
The visa is also beneficial for those who need to make multiple stops while traveling to the UAE or the nearby countries, as this visa type allows one to stay in Dubai for 90 days or less.
Note: The processing time for the mentioned visa types is between 24-72 working hours.
(Please note that tourist visas are solely for tourism purposes, unlike visit visas that can be used for business, work, or tour activities)
Dubai Visa For GCC Residents
The UAE government follows particular parameters for visa processing for different nationalities. For the citizens of GCC countries, visa exemption is provided.
Unlike these citizens, those not nationals of GCC countries have to apply for a Dubai visa. Applicants whose profession falls into the skilled category, such as doctors, engineers, or government employees, tend to get permits more quickly than applicants of other nationalities.
Note:- Indians with valid US, UK, and Schengen visas are eligible for a visa-on-arrival facility in Dubai. These nationals are not required to apply for a separate Dubai tourist visa. On the basis of the mentioned countries, they can get the visa upon arrival by filling out a simple application form.
Such Indian nationals only need to produce a visit visa or a green card issued by the US government, a residence visa issued by the UK government or by the EU, a colored photograph, a valid copy of the passport with six months of validity, the original application form, a copy of return tickets, and financial proof. These are the documents one needs to avail of the mentioned facility in Dubai.
The US, UK, and Schengen visa holders do not require sponsorship for traveling to the UAE, while for others, it is mandatory.
Extension or Renewal of Dubai Tourist Visa
The tourist visa for Dubai can be extended for 30 days twice without leaving the country. One can apply for the second renewal before the expiration of the first after submitting the required renewal fees.
(Nationals with special permits are not obliged to follow the rules pertaining to the visa extension like others)
Note: The final visa approval is subject to immigration discretion beyond our control.
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After applying for a Dubai Tourist Visa, please check the Covid-19 updates and protocols prescribed by the Dubai authorities to avoid any inconvenience at the airport or while traveling through the emirate.
Our visa specialists work continuously to make your visa processing experience seamless. Ping us at our 24x7 chat support or WhatsApp in case of further queries.
Apply for your visa today!