I am buying ticket for Delhi from Kiev with layover at Dubai. On the ticket it is written

Recheck of checked luggage needed.

Airline is from kiev - Ukranian international airline to Dubai then Spice jet from Dubai till Delhi.

  • Is this Dubai International Airport DXB?
    – JoErNanO
    Apr 18 '16 at 11:56
  • Yes, it is DXB Dubai international airport) Apr 18 '16 at 14:14
  • What is your nationality?
    – JoErNanO
    Apr 18 '16 at 15:44
  • I am Indian by nationality. Apr 18 '16 at 18:55

If you need to re-check your luggage upon landing at DXB then you'll need a visa to enter Dubai. Luckily this is a somewhat easy procedure for Indian citizens. You can either transit without visa, or request a 96-hour transit visa on arrival. Quoting from the Emirates website:

Transit - United Arab Emirates (AE)


Visa required.

TWOV (Transit Without Visa):

Holders of confirmed onward tickets for a max. transit time of 24 hours. Visa is required for transit between Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Dubai Al Maktoum International (DWC).

Visa Issuance:

A 96-hour transit visa can be obtained on arrival at Dubai (DXB), provided:

  • transit time is at least 8 hours; and
  • holding onward ticket to a third country; and
  • holding a passport valid for at least 6 months from date of arrival. Visas are only issued as a part of a transit package together with hotel accommodation and airport transfer (paid by passenger).

If unsure what to do once you land, locate the transfer desks B and C and ask them. The DXB aiport webpage has more information on connecting flights.

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