Required documents differ according to the airline, tour agency, or hotel sponsoring your visa to the United Arab Emirates.
Note: Additional documents may be required, depending on the applicant’s country of residence. Sponsored visa applicants (whether by family, friends, or companies) may be asked to submit additional documents. Minimum salary requirements also apply to residents who would like to sponsor visitors to the UAE.
Make JPEG copies of the documents
Send all the documents to the airline, hotel or tour agency sponsoring your visa to the UAE.
Alternatively, the sponsor may also fill out the application form for you. Provide them the information needed and confirm that everything on the application form is correct.
The sponsor may submit the application online on your behalf.
Once the visa is approved, your sponsor will send you a copy which needs to be printed out.
The application fee for a Tourist - Short-term (single-entry) visa may vary depending on the hotel, airline, or tour agency sponsoring the visa. Aside from the visa fee. All fees are non-refundable regardless of the outcome of the application..
Although the processing time for UAE visas is short, applicants are advised to apply as early as possible.
The embassies or consulates of the UAE do not issue tourist visas. To get a tourist visa to the UAE, applicants need to contact one of the airlines based in the country or through agencies and hotels in the country that will apply for a visa on behalf of applicants.
The processing time for UAE visas takes a minimum of 5 business days. Take note that the working days in the UAE is from Sunday to Thursday. Visa applications submitted during Fridays and Saturdays will take longer to process.
The visa must be printed as it is a requirement for boarding your flight to the UAE.
Applicants who have received their UAE visa should remember the following things:
Applicants will be informed if their visa application is successful or not. There is no way to appeal rejected or denied visa applications.
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