Note: All the information regarding the visa has been collected from various sources and for reference purposes only. Please contact the nearest UAE Embassy or Consulate for the latest and most accurate information.

The UAE grants a foreigner a multi-entry or one-entry visa that allows him/her to visit the country for a specific purpose. A visit visa is also called an entry permit, and its purposes include tourism, visiting a friend or a relative, a mission, exploring business or job opportunities, study and training /conference.

  1. Visa requirements to enter the UAE vary based upon your nationality.
  2. UAE visa on arrival

30‑day visit eligibility
If you are a passport holder of the below country or territory, no advance visa arrangements are required to visit the UAE. Simply disembark your flight at Dubai International and proceed to immigration, where your passport will be stamped with a 30‑day visit visa free of charge.

  • Andorra
  • Canada
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • New Zealand
  • Singapore
  • United States of America
  • Australia
  • China
  • Kazakhstan
  • Mauritius
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom and Northern Ireland
  • Brunei
  • Hong Kong
  • Macau
  • Monaco
  • San Marino
  • Vatican City

90‑day visit eligibility
If you are a passport holder of one of the below countries or territories, your passport will be stamped with a multiple entry 90‑day visit visa that's valid for 6 months from the date of issue, and for a stay of 90 days in total. Citizens of the below European countries are also entitled to apply for a pre‑arranged visit visa if their 90‑day visa on arrival has been fully utilized.

  • Argentina
  • Barbados
  • Bulgaria
  • Costa Rica
  • Czech Republic
  • Estonia
  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • Kiribati
  • Lithuania
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Peru
  • Romania
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • South Korea
  • Switzerland
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Chile
  • Croatia
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • Greece
  • Iceland
  • Latvia
  • Luxembourg
  • Montenegro
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Russian Federation
  • Seychelles
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Bahamas Islands
  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • Cyprus
  • El Salvador
  • France
  • Honduras
  • Italy
  • Liechtenstein
  • Maldives
  • Nauru
  • Paraguay
  • Portugal
  • San Marino
  • Solomon Islands
  • Sweden
  • Uruguay

180‑day visit eligibility

If you hold a Mexican passport you’re eligible for a multiple entry 180‑day visit visa that's valid for 6 months from the date of issue, and for a stay of 180 days in total.

Documents Required:

  1. Color photograph of applicant
  2. Color copy of applicant's passport. The passport must be valid for at least three months.
  3. The original application form
  4. Copy of ticket

*Additional documents may be required, depending on your country of residence