Eligibility and Time Period for Dubai visa

    Before thinking of having a Dubai visa know about its eligibility criteria and the categories of visas they are offering. Dubai issues single entry and multiple entry visas on the basis of the purpose of the visit of a visa applicant. Citizens of several countries don’t require any advance visa requirements they can get a visa for 30 days on arrival. For further expansion, they have to contact an immigration of UAE. Whereas Indian citizens who have a valid visa for countries like USA, New Zealand, Russia or had gone once to these countries in the last 5 years are eligible to get Dubai Visa.


    For US citizens

    Americans having a regular passport don’t need to have a visa to visit the UAE. But they will be eligible if they have:

    • Original passport bearing signatures of the holder having a validity of 6 months.
    • Confirmed round-trip airline ticket.

    For Non-US-Citizens

    It is mandatory to have an original passport having a validity of 6 months. Further, keep in mind following points

    • One should require confirming airline ticket.
    • GCC ( Gulf Cooperation Countries) nationalists do not require the visa to visit Dubai. A permit is needed.
    • Tourist visa is available for all for a short period of time from 96 hours to 14 days up to 90 days.

    Time period

    Visit Visa:

    The duration of these kinds of visas is 14 days but if someone wants to live more than that then it is extendable to 30 days (short-term) to 90 days (long-term). An extra fee has to be paid along with visa fee which will be refundable when the person will leave the country.

    Multiple-entry Visa:

    The duration of this visa is 6 months and the time period for stay is 30 days. This kind of visa is non-renewable.

    Transit Visa:

    These have a short duration of up to 96 hours for the people staying in Dubai only.

    Note - We do not provide Business or Work visa.

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