Entering United Arab Emirates and Visas

visa stamp
All visitors require a visa sponsored by a local entity such as a hotel or tour company.
Click HERE for the list of citizens/ Passport Holders who do not need a visa.

There are two types: Transit visas for 14 days and Tourist visas for 30 days Airlines may require confirmation that the sponsor is holding a valid visa for incoming visitors. British citizens with the right of abode in UK and expatriate residents of the GCC (Gulf Cooperating Council) of certain nationalities and professions may qualify for automatic 30 day tourist visas on arrival, but current regulations should be checked before traveling. Visas are easily obtainable for other visitors except Israelis and traveller's whose passports bear Israeli stamps.


• Passport copy (1st page) in .JPG format.
• Passport photo in .JPG format
• Completed application form (shown below)
• Completed credit card authorization form for the visa fee and visa guarantee fee with front and back copy of the card itself

Personal Information:

First name:  
Middle Name :  
Last Name:  
Father's name:  
Mother's name:  
Husband's name  
Language Spoken:  
Gender: Female /Male  
Marital Status: Single /Married  
Previous Nationality Present Nationality:
Date of Birth: Place of Birth: Birth Country:
Religion: Email:

Passport Details:

Passport Number:
Passport Type:
Passport Issuing Government:
Passport Issuing Country:
Date of Issue:
Expiration Date:
Place of Issue:

Flight Details:

Date of Arrival: Flight No:
Arrival Time:
Airport of Destination? (Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi/ Al Ain)  
If arriving at Dubai International Airport, please specify if (Terminal 1 /2 /3)  
Hotel Name you will be staying in United Arab Emirates (UAE)  
Date of Departure: Flight No: Departure Time: Airport of Departure? (Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi/ Al Ain)  

Important Instructions:

As per company policy, we require Guarantee Deposit of AED 8,500 plus AED 425 if guaranteed through Credit Card per passport for processing visa. This guarantee will be refunded upon receipt of copy of your passport's exit stamp in UAE and clearance from our visa verification officer.

- Should you cancel the hotel booking which is a prerequisite to your visa application, the processing of the latter will cancelled as well.

- To avoid unnecessary delay or inconvenience, note that all visa processing time will require 7 WORKING DAYS.

***Normal or Urgent Tourist Visa***
Normal Tourist Visa Valid for 30 days. If Asia Travel receive your Visa processing request less than 7 working days excluding Thursday & Friday or other government holidays then urgent processing charges/Fees will apply.

***Normal or Urgent Transit Visa*** Due to the UAE immigration Rules & Regulation All Asian or south East Asian Countries are allowed to have Transit Visas only which is Valid for 14 days. Only few countries in Asia can obtain Tourist Visas valid for 30 days. If Asia Travel receive your Visa processing request less than 7 working days excluding Thursday & Friday or other government holidays then urgent processing charges/Fees will apply.

**** Very Important**** Entry visa processing fee is non-refundable
if through some cases rejected by the immigration department that is beyond in our control or the Passenger does not use the visa.

We will be sending your Visa Copy thru fax or by e-mail attachment. Upon arrival at UAE airport proceed to Visa counter and present the copy of your visa and the original visa will be given to you and you can proceed to immigration counter for verification of your documents.

***Very Important*** You Must Exit The United Arab Emirates through any Airport 1 day before the expiry of your Visa, otherwise a penalty of AED 200 for the first day of overstaying and AED 100 per day onwards per passenger,other charges or penalties may apply.

Please Note that UAE Rules and Regulations are very strict. Illegal drugs, drinking liquor and driving under the influence of alcohol are strictly prohibited in the UAE.

For further information you can contact our office at Tel: (+971 4) 396-8787; Fax: (+971 4) 397-7889. E-mail at amelou@asiatravel.com and we will be happy to assist you.

At your service always!

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