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!
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:
Three types of electronic UAE visas can be distinguished:
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:
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.
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.
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:
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:
The required documents for a UAE visa include:
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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