Why do you need a visa to visit Dubai?
Yes, you need a visa to visit Dubai. Indians visiting Dubai for tourism must apply for a Dubai visa before travelling. Recently, Dubai has facilitated the option of visas on arrival for Indian citizens. However, a Dubai visa on arrival can be obtained by Indian citizens who have a valid US/UK/Schengen tourist visa.
What is the validity of a Dubai visa?
A 30 days Dubai visa is valid for 58 days and a Dubai transit visa has a validity of 30 days. Children below the age of 18 years must provide passport copies of their parents. If you are planning to stay longer in Dubai, opt for our 90 days Dubai visa service.
What are the Dubai visa requirements?
The requirements to apply for Dubai Visa are as follows:
1) Confirmed return air ticket with the tour itinerary,
2) Original passport,
3) 2 passport size photographs of each visitor taken against a white background with a matte finish ()
When should I apply for a Dubai visa?
You can apply for a Dubai visa anywhere between 58 to 5 working days before your travel date. You can apply for your Dubai visa online with Musafir.
Is there an age criteria for applying a Dubai visa?
No, there isn't an age criteria to apply for Dubai Visa. But it is advisable for female travellers below 25 years of age and male travellers below 21 years of age to apply for a Dubai tourist visa along with their father, mother or husband to avoid any chances of rejection.
My passport is expiring soon; can I still get a Dubai visa?
All visitors should have a passport that is valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of arrival in Dubai. In case your passport is valid for less than 6 months, you will have to renew it before applying for a Dubai visa.
How will I receive my Dubai visa?
Your Dubai visa will be mailed to you at the email address provided in the application form.
Why was my Dubai visa application rejected?
Unfortunately, Dubai authorities do not give reasons for rejecting a visa application. Therefore, we cannot provide specific reasons as to why your application was unsuccessful.
What are the photo requirements for a Dubai visa?
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How to get a Dubai visa for Indians?
A person travelling to Dubai on a tourism basis would need a Dubai visa. Fortunately, you can acquire the Dubai visa through an online method, or a consult visa expert. Once you upload or submit the required documents, the visa will be approved and emailed to you. Please note that you can choose your visa type based on the purpose of the visit and the duration of your stay.
What is the passport validity for obtaining a Dubai visa?
To apply for a Dubai visa, Indian citizens require a passport with 6 months of validity.
How to get a Dubai visa on arrival?
The Emirate of Dubai allows visas on arrival to citizens of India. Indian passport holders with a valid UK or US visa can obtain a Dubai visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 14 days. This visa will be valid for 14 days and can be extended for a similar period one time only. The visa on arrival fee is approximately AED 100.
What does the Dubai visa cost?
A Dubai visa can be obtained at a nominal fee of just Rs 3,800.
How to apply for a Dubai visa online?
To apply for your Dubai visa online, make the payment online, upload documents and the visa will be processed and delivered to you in just 7 working days.
How many days before the date of my travel can I apply for a Dubai Visa?
Dubai Tourist visa can be applied a maximum 2 months before the date of your travel.
Will my Dubai Visa be valid for the whole of UAE?
Yes, your Dubai Visa will be valid for the whole of UAE. It is valid for travel in any of the seven Emirates – Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaima, Fujirah, Ajman, Umm Al quwain.
Do I need a Dubai visa if I have a valid US visa?
Indian passport holders with a valid US Visa or a Green Card can avail of a 14-day Dubai visa on arrival.
Do I need a Dubai visa if I have a valid UK visa?
Indian nationals with a valid Uk Visa or a Schengen visa will get 14 days Dubai visa on arrival.
What are the Dubai tourist visa fees?
30 days Dubai Tourist visa can be obtained at a cost of just Rs 8,138.
Can I extend the Dubai Visa once it expires?
Yes, you can extend your Dubai visa by visiting any of our branches in Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi and Ras Al Khaima. However, the extension of your Dubai will depend on the type of visa and Consulate extension laws.
What does "Validity of Dubai visa' mean?
The duration between the issue and the expiry date of the visa is referred to as the visa validity. Travellers are required to complete their travel within this duration
What does 'Number of entries to Dubai' mean?
There are two types of Dubai visas, Single entry Dubai visas, and multiple entry Dubai visas. With a single entry visa, one can only travel once to Dubai during the visa validity. Whereas with a multiple entry visa you can travel to Dubai more than once.
What does 'Duration of stay' in Dubai mean?
It refers to how long a tourist can stay in Dubai during each entry. It is counted from the day you enter Dubai. Dubai generally has two types of visa duration, the 30 days UAE visa, and a 90 days UAE visa.
Which are the non-working days of the Dubai Embassy/Immigration department in UAE?
The immigration department and the Consulate do not function on Fridays, Saturdays, and National Holidays in the UAE. Your visa will not be processed by immigration during these days.
What are the eligibility criteria for a UAE visa?
1. Passport needs to be valid for at least 6 months from the date of travel.
2. Female applicants below the age of 18 years, need to be accompanied by a parent.
3. Sufficient funds for your stay.
4. Dependents such as spouses, children and parents above 60 years will need to provide details and supporting documents
How to avoid Dubai visa rejection
Avoiding a rejection for your Dubai visa is easy if you follow the below pointers-
1. Make sure your passport is valid for a minimum of six months from the date of travel.
2. Carefully fill out your visa application form with correct information and spelling.
3. Make sure the Dubai visa photograph size is as per the Dubai Immigration requirement.
4. The documents that you submit for your Dubai visa application should be correct and valid.
5. Carry the required documents if you have an ECR passport.