Visa formalities have changed in UAE now: Visa on Arrival facility has introduced
People from all countries of the world have a special interest in Dubai, which is in the UAE, and there are many reasons for that, Dubai do not have strict Islamic laws and obviously there is essential freedom. All types of businesses have the potential to grow and prosper in Dubai, and the world’s super rich have luxurious homes in Dubai. Dubai is a dream city for any reason, and the globally acclaimed Dubai festival that takes place every year is worth mentioning.
May be you are someone who is interested in visiting Dubai, in present situation Dubai visiting is not difficult, UAE Government has relaxed the rules and conditions very much. If you’re planning to visit UAE, now is the time, don’t hesitate. Visa on arrival system has been started there, now citizens of more than 73 countries and territories of the world do not require a pre arranged visa to enter the UAE.
We have now, received information regarding this from reliable sources. However, according to the information provided by the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) Dubai and UAE based airlines. Visa on Arrival process has become more clear, worry no more for travelers, travelers holding passports issued by the following countries and territories are eligible for various types of visas starting from 14 days and Visa up to 180 days.
What is the eligibility for 30 days Visa on arrival visit?
The UAE Government has issued circulars for most countries to avail Visa on arrival benefits, according to which if you are a passport holder of any of the following countries or territories, you do not need to apply for a UAE visa in advance to visit the UAE. A very generous approach of UAE government is being taken. According to the UAE based airlines such as Etihad, Emirates and Fly Dubai that land there, once you land in the UAE, You will need to go to the immigration department at the airport, where your passport will be stamped for a 30 day visit visa. You can visit the UAE via Dubai by taking advantage of the relatively easy visa on arrival process.
The following countries will get Visa on Arrival benefits
Hong Kong, China
Republic of Ireland
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland
United States of America
Visa on arrival process which allows 90 days (three months) visit eligibility
If you have been issued a passport from any of the following countries or territories, your passport will be stamped with a multiple entry 90 day visit visa, valid for six months from the date of issue and authorized for a total stay of 90 days. This is part of the UAE government’s generous tourism policy, but the main objective is to attract tourists from all over the world to the UAE, where Dubai is located.
A Visa on arrival is available for a maximum of 14 days, if your passport has a visa or green card valid for at least six months from the date of arrival in the UAE.
Visa on arrival fees are comparatively not much, just talk to any reputed travel agency in Dubai to know about it. According to Bujair Mangalangat, a supervisor at Deira Travel and Tourist Agency there, these visas cost Dh 144 and can be extended if desired.
May be you don’t fall in to any of the categories listed above, but it doesn’t matter, you can apply for a pre arranged UAE visit visa through the airlines you are traveling with, the travel agency or the hotel, where you’re staying to get the visa on arrival benefit. Visit visas are currently issued for 30 days or 90 days. But the UAE government has announced a 60 day visit visa. Many Asian countries are implemented the visa on arrival system many decades ago. The government aims to bring more tourists to the UAE, where Dubai is a relatively easy no-frills destination.