(A) 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 Airport and proceed to Immigration, where your passport will be stamped with a 30-days visit visa free of charge.
People’s Republic of China
United States of America
(B) If you are a passport holder of the below country or territory, your passport will be stamped with a multiple entry 90-days visit visa that's valid for 6 months from the date of issue, and for a stay of 90 days in total.
- As of 1 May 2017, Indian nationals holding a normal passport valid for a minimum of six months from the arrival date, and a visit visa or green card issued by the USA which is valid for a minimum of six months, can obtain a visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 14 days for a charge of AED120 (subject to change). They can apply to extend their stay for an additional 14 days for AED250 (subject to change).
- If you don’t belong to one of the listed countries or from a GCC nation, you will need a valid visa applied for by a sponsor prior to your arrival in the UAE.
Sponsors could be:
1. Hotels and tourist companies can apply, on your behalf, for
a. 30-day Tourist Visa, which can be extended to 40 day
b. 14-day Service Visa, or
c. 30-day Visit Visa, which can be extended for 30 days
2. Airlines, you can apply for your UAE visa through below link after booking your Emirates flight. VSF processing fees apply. For more information please visit the VFS Global website.