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UAE eVisa

 

UAE eVisa

 

UAE eVisa — basic information

The UAE eVisa is an electronic visa introduced as facilitation by the UAE Government in 2019. Since then, eligible foreigners can apply for a visa online without attending an embassy in person.

The eVisa to the UAE is designed for tourist and transit purposes and can be issued for single or multiple entries.

Based on the type selected, a person can stay in the UAE for 30 or 90 days during the 2-month validity period. The visa to the UAE can then be extended for 30 days twice without the need to leave the country.

To apply for the UAE eVisa, one needs to fill in the form using personal and travel information, attach documents, and pay the visa fees. After processing, the visa to the UAE will be delivered via email!

Who needs a UAE eVisa

Visitors whose passports don’t offer visa-free access must get a United Arab Emirates visa to enter the country. Still, not all citizens are required to attend an embassy in person.

Passengers from eligible countries (you can see them in the “List of eligible countries” section) are able to apply for the UAE visa online.

All applicants, even minors, must provide a separate online application.

The UAE visa works as a travel authorization for all emirates forming the country:

  • Abu Dhabi
  • Ajman
  • Dubai
  • Fujairah
  • Ras Al Khaimah
  • Sharjah
  • Umm Al Quwain

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List of eligible countries

eVisa for UAE is available to the citizens of following countries:

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  • Albania Albania
  • Algeria Algeria
  • Angola Angola
  • Anguilla Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda
  • Bahrain Bahrain
  • Bangladesh Bangladesh
  • Belarus Belarus
  • Belgium Belgium
  • Belize Belize
  • Benin Benin
  • Bermuda Bermuda
  • Bhutan Bhutan
  • Bolivia Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana Botswana
  • British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands
  • Burkina Faso Burkina Faso
  • Burundi Burundi
  • Cambodia Cambodia
  • Cameroon Cameroon
  • Cape Verde Islands Cape Verde Islands
  • Cayman Islands Cayman Islands
  • Central African Republic Central African Republic
  • Chad Chad
  • Comoros Comoros
  • Cuba Cuba
  • Czech Republic Czech Republic
  • Denmark Denmark
  • Djibouti Djibouti
  • Dominica Dominica
  • Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of
  • Ecuador Ecuador
  • Egypt Egypt
  • Guinea Equatoriale Guinea Equatoriale
  • Eritrea Eritrea
  • Estonia Estonia
  • Swaziland Swaziland
  • Ethiopia Ethiopia
  • Fiji Fiji
  • Finland Finland
  • France France
  • Gabon Gabon
  • Georgia Georgia
  • Germany Germany
  • Ghana Ghana
  • Gibraltar Gibraltar
  • Greece Greece
  • Grenada Grenada
  • Groenlandia Groenlandia
  • Guadeloupe Guadeloupe
  • Guam Guam
  • Guatemala Guatemala
  • Guinea Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana Guyana
  • Haiti Haiti
  • India India
  • Indonesia Indonesia
  • Iran Iran
  • Iraq Iraq
  • Iceland Iceland
  • Italy Italy
  • Ivory Coast Ivory Coast
  • Jamaica Jamaica
  • Jordan Jordan
  • Kenya Kenya
  • Kiribati Kiribati
  • Kosovo Kosovo
  • Kuwait Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos Laos
  • Latvia Latvia
  • Lebanon Lebanon
  • Lesotho Lesotho
  • Libya Libya
  • Luxembourg Luxembourg
  • Macau Macau
  • Macedonia Macedonia
  • Madagascar Madagascar
  • Malawi Malawi
  • Mali Mali
  • Malta Malta
  • Marshall Islands Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania Mauritania
  • Federated States of Micronesia Federated States of Micronesia
  • Moldova Moldova
  • Mongolia Mongolia
  • Montserrat Montserrat
  • Morocco Morocco
  • Mozambique Mozambique
  • Myanmar (Burma) Myanmar (Burma)
  • Namibia Namibia
  • Netherlands Netherlands
  • Nepal Nepal
  • Nicaragua Nicaragua
  • Niger Niger
  • Nigeria Nigeria
  • Norway Norway
  • Oman Oman
  • Pakistan Pakistan
  • Palau Palau
  • Palestine Palestine
  • Panama Panama
  • Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay Paraguay
  • Philippines Philippines
  • Poland Poland
  • Portugal Portugal
  • Congo, Republic of Congo, Republic of
  • Russia Rusia
  • Rwanda Rwanda
  • Saint Helena Saint Helena
  • Samoa Samoa
  • São Tomé E Principe São Tomé E Principe
  • Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal Senegal
  • Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
  • Slovak Slovak
  • Slovenia Slovenia
  • Solomons Solomons
  • Sudafrica Sudafrica
  • Spain Spain
  • Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia Saint Lucia
  • Sudan Sudan
  • Suriname Suriname
  • Sweden Sweden
  • Taiwan Taiwan
  • Tajikistan Tajikistan
  • Tanzania Tanzania
  • Thailand Thailand
  • Gambia Gambia
  • East Timor East Timor
  • Togolese Republic Togolese Republic
  • Tonga Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad & Tobago
  • Tunisia Tunisia
  • Turkey Turkey
  • Turkmenistan Turkmenistan
  • Turks And Caicos Islands Turks And Caicos Islands
  • Tuvalu Tuvalu
  • Uganda Uganda
  • Uzbekistan Uzbekistan
  • Venezuela Venezuela
  • Vietnam Vietnam
  • Yemen Yemen
  • Zambia Zambia
  • Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

UAE eVisa types

Three types of electronic UAE visas can be distinguished:

  • a single-entry UAE visa that allows one entry into the United Arab Emirates for 30 or 90 days;
  • a multiple-entry electronic visa to UAE for numerous visits;
  • a transit visa for traveling through the United Arab Emirates to the next destination (only for Dubai International Airport).

UAE eVisa application form

You can apply for the UAE visa online from anywhere in the world! No matter where you live (if you are a citizen of an eligible country), as long as you have an internet connection, you can easily submit the UAE visa application online!

Get your electronic visa to the United Arab Emirates in a few steps:

  • Fill in the UAE visa application form with your personal and travel details.
  • Upload the requested documents.
  • Pay the visa fees. There are several secure and convenient payment methods available: from debit/credit cards to PayPal.
  • Wait for the UAE visa processing to be finished.

On average, our customers get their UAE visa within a very short period of time. Nevertheless, be prepared for a longer processing time, and don’t submit your visa application at the last moment.

The approved eVisa to the United Arab Emirates comes as a PDF document. Don’t forget to make a printed copy.

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UAE eVisa validity

The United Arab Emirates eVisa stays valid for 2 months (60 days) from the date of issuance.

The UAE visa can be extended two times for a 30-day period each. You are not required to leave the United Arab Emirates borders to extend your tourist visas. Note that GCC residents, special entry, and 96-hour special mission visa holders cannot prolong their visas’ validity.

Make sure your passport stays valid for a minimum of 6 months from the arrival in the United Arab Emirates. The expiration of the passport makes the UAE visa invalid.

Transit information

If you intend to cross the United Arab Emirates borders only to get to your next or final destination, you need to obtain a transit Dubai visa.

The Dubai visa for transit has some requirements:

  • the time difference between the two flights must be more than 8 hours;
  • the only entry point allowed in the United Arab Emirates is Dubai;
  • you have to possess proof of booked hotel accommodation;
  • a visa to your next destination (if required).

A transit Dubai visa permits its holders to enter Dubai and stay in the country for up to 96 hours.

You don’t have to pay visa fees if your stay is less than 48 hours. If you wish to extend your Dubai visa to 96 hours, you need to pay 50 AED.

Check your eligibility: the citizens of the following countries cannot apply for transit with a Dubai visa:

  • Afghanistan
  • Iraq
  • Niger
  • Somalia
  • Yemen

Requirements for UAE visa online application

The required documents for a UAE visa include:

  • the face photo (can be taken by phone or PC camera);
  • a passport bio-data page and the last page;
  • a confirmation code from the booked flight to the United Arab Emirates;
  • a flight ticket;
  • residence proof/ID.

The underage passengers’ online application must include, besides their passport and face photo, a digital birth certificate in English or Arabic.

Passengers traveling by land don’t require a flight ticket and a flight confirmation code.

Visa Summary

  • eVisa destination

    DESTINATION

    The United Arab Emirates

  • eVisa price

    PRICE

    Price will be shown after the required fields are filled

  • eVisa Processing time

    PROCESSING TIME

    several days

  • Visa validity

    VALID FOR

    60 days

  • Visa requirements documents

    WHAT YOU NEED TO APPLY

    • valid passport
    • face photo
    • valid email
    • flight ticket
    • residence proof or ID to prove the traveler’s address
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Other Travel Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How do I get a UAE eVisa?

To apply for an online tourist visa to the United Arab Emirates, you need to complete a simple online application form and cover the visa fees.

When will I receive a UAE eVisa?

You will receive the approved UAE eVisa within several working days. Carefully check all the information provided on the visa form, as incorrect data may cause issues, and, hence, delays.

Do I need to print UAE eVisa?

Yes. A paper copy of the UAE eVisa is mandatory for crossing the United Arab Emirates borders. Immigration officials will check it along with other required documents.

What if my UAE eVisa is not approved?

Your UAE visa application may not get approved if the details on the form do not match your passport information. Try to submit a new application. If you still experience issues, please contact our support team.

How long can I stay in the United Arab Emirates with the UAE eVisa?

The permitted stay depends on the UAE visa selected, it may be for a single entry, or multiple entries. A transit visa allows staying for up to 96 hours. With tourist one, you can have a stay from 30 to 90 days.

What is the validity of the UAE eVisa?

The validity of a tourist visa to the UAE is 60 days (2 months) from the day of its issuance. It can be extended twice for 30-day periods.

Do children need a UAE eVisa?

Yes. Children, like any other passengers, are required to have a separate UAE eVisa application. It must be submitted by their parents or legal guardians. Note that the required documents for minors can differ from the ones for adults.

What is the cost of a UAE eVisa?

The UAE eVisa cost will be shown after the required fields are filled. It depends on the selected visa type and the applicant's nationality.

What must I have to apply for a UAE eVisa?

To apply for a UAE visa online, you must have an internet-connected device, an active email account, and online payment means. It is also necessary to possess the requested documents (get more detailed info in the “UAE eVisa application form” section).

What is the processing time for a UAE eVisa?

The application process may take up to several business days. However, if you complete the form error-free, you may maximize your chances of getting the UAE eVisa approved within a shorter period.

What documents are required to get a UAE eVisa?

Applicants must attach their valid passport, a face photo, a confirmation code from the booked flight, a flight ticket, and ID or residence proof to confirm the traveler's address. Underage applications require a face photo, passport photo, and a birth certificate, either in English or Arabic.

What data do I need to provide in the application form for a UAE eVisa?

Your UAE visa application must include such details as your name, surname, nationality, birthdate, email address, phone number, and some data on your trip: its purpose and dates.