The kind of visa you need to enter the UAE depends on several factors such as your nationality, the purpose of your planned visit and its duration. Currently, citizens of 48 countries apart from the GCC nations, can get visa on arrival.
Citizens of the Republic of India with a minimum six-month valid US green card or US visa shall be granted visa on arrival to the UAE from all ports for a period of 14 days, subject for a single renewal for the same period upon payment of applicable fees. The passports should be normal and valid for more than 6 months.
Citizens of the following countries do not require advance visa arrangements to enter the UAE and can obtain a visa upon arrival for 90 days:
Citizens of the following countries do not require advance visa arrangements to enter the UAE and can obtain a visa upon arrival for 30 days with a 10-day grace period:
|Australia||Hong Kong||Monaco||South Korea|
|Brunei||Ireland||New Zealand||The Vatican|
|Canada||Japan||San Marino||United States|
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
General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs-Dubai
P.O BOX: 4333 Dubai
United Arab Emirates
If you are coming here to work, you will require a visa that can be obtained on your behalf by your employer or sponsor.