When travelling to Dubai some nationalities need visa. Please find bellow some important information.


GCC residents

National citizens of one of GCC countries do not need a visa or a sponsor to visit the UAE. Foreigners accompanying GCC nationals or GCC expatriate residents must obtain an online visa upfront before arriving to UAE.


Further bellow you can see countries which are eligible for a visa on arrival:


30-days visa on arrival with a 10-day grace period:

Andorra, Singapore, Australia, Brunei, Hong Kong, Monaco, Malaysia, Canada, New Zeland, Ireland, United Kingdom, United States of America, Japan, Vatican City, San Marino, China, Russia, Mauritius, Kazakhstan, Seychelles, Ukraine, Chile.


Please note:


90-days visa on arrival. Extendable.

South Korea, Argentina, Bahamas, Solomon Islands, Nauru.


Please note: 


90-days visa on arrival. Non-Extendable.

France, Germany, Belgium, Estonia, Denmark, Bulgaria, Iceland, Sweden, Greece, Portugal, Croatia, Czech Republic, Italy, Austria, Luxembourg, Malta, Slovenia, Hungary, Norway, Finland, Poland, Spain, Romania, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Cyprus, Slovakia, Latvia, Netherlands, Brazil.


Please note: 


All other nationalities are required to apply for a visa in advance.

For more please visit website Visit Dubai.


Who can apply for Visa on your behalf and what do you need to apply for it?


For more information and to apply for a visa, please visit the General Directory of Residency and Foreigners Affairs.

Toll Free (Int.): +971 4 313 9999
Fax: +9714 5011111


We recommend contacting your consulate or embassy to find out about the latest visa regulations. 




Dubai is situated at the cross roads between the east and the west on the halfway between Europe and Asia. It can be easily reached by air, sea and land. Dubai airport is the main hub for air transport in the United Arab Emirates. It is served by several major airlines, most notably Dubai-based Emirates. There are over 120 airlines operating to Dubai.


Dubai enjoys an arid subtropical climate. Temperatures range from 10°C to summer highs of 48°C. The average maximum daily temperature in January is 24°C and 41°C in July, when humidity is very high.


Dubai is very liberal but it is always wise to respect the religion and culture of the city by wearing appropriate clothing in public places.

The official language of the UAE is Arabic. English is widely spoken and understood in business and commerce.


For further information please see the website Visit Dubai.





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