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Questions tagged [dubai]

One of 7 emirates of the United Arab Emirates; it is also the name of the capital city of Dubai.

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Do I need a transit visa at Dubai International Airport (DXB) for an international connection

I am a Pakistani national and need to transit through Dubai International Airport (DXB). I am not planning to leave the airport and both of my flights (arrival and departure) are from Terminal 3. I ...
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Transfer Between Terminal 1 - Terminal 3 in Dubai [closed]

If you arrive to Terminal 2 in Dubai at 12:05 AM and are wanting to staff in the airport lounge in Terminal 1 are you required to go through security? If yes, is security open at that time?
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Does a 14 day visa for Dubai start on date of issue or date of arrival?

I just got a Dubai visa but I am confused. The visa was issued on the 3rd of February and expires on the 16th of February. I am travelling on the 12th of February. Does the 14 days visa start reading ...
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Anyone get a 1-year Schengen visa when applying from Dubai?

Previously I was always getting a 1-year Schengen visa when applying from my home country. Later I found that my country has a special agreement with Schengen countries for facilitation of processes ...
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Do I need transit visa for Dubai airport? [duplicate]

I am traveling from Istanbul to Mumbai, and stopping in Dubai for 6, 7 hours. I have only baggage on board, the one that I will carry with me. My flights are not with the same company, but the same ...
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Travelling to Dubai from India as a tourist

I'm a resident Indian with a valid B1/B2 US Visa and I intend to travel to Dubai for a four-day trip and I have a couple of questions regarding that. On the page on government.ae, under section "Visa ...
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Dubai Tourist Visa [duplicate]

If my issue date of visa is 2nd Feb and valid until 1st April. So if I enter Dubai on 15th March, will my 30 days period start from 15th March and will be valid until 14th April? Or do I have to exit ...
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Transfer from Dubai T3 to Lucknow flight(flydubai) T2

I'm in an Indian Citizen and will be arriving from Houston,USA to dubai EK-212 flight and then have a connecting flight from Dubai to Lucknow,India EK-2126 managed by fly dubai 10 hours after landing ...
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Roaming around terminals at Dubai intl' Airport(DXB) [duplicate]

I'm flying a flydubai to DXB terminal 2. My flight arrives and leaves from terminal 2. I wanted to ask if I could go around to other terminals since terminal 2 is disappointing... I heard you're ...
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Do i need a transit visa for Dubai if i am an Afghan citizen? [duplicate]

I am from Afghanistan. I have a flight through Dubai. I have to wait in Dubai for 24 hours to get to my other flight. Do i need a transit visa? In which conditions do I need a transit visa for Dubai? ...
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Will it cause problems if my hair is too short on my passport photo?

It has been 2 years since my passport was renewed. At that time my hair was too short, hence the photo on my passport has short hair. Now I have a bit longer hair as compared to my passport photo. ...
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Is there Shuttle transfer from DXB terminal 1 to 2? [duplicate]

I'm travelling from Manila (MNL) - Muscat and I will be transitting for a connecting flight at Dubai for 2hours. I will be arriving at Dubai Terminal 1 and my connecting flight will be departing at ...
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Can I cancel a hotel booking after receiving my Dubai visa?

I booked a hotel and mentioned it on my visa application. I now wish to live with a friend of mine. Is it safe to cancel the booking right now? Or should I cancel it after immigration. I don’t find ...
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Visa requirements to enter the UAE for a Portuguese citizen

I am a Portuguese citizen and I heard that there is no visa required for entering Dubai (United Arab Emirates.) I plan to book a return ticket and will exchange funds for my business trip to the UAE. ...
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Are visitors allowed in Dubai Airport?

I’m traveling from US to Dubai, where I’ll be in transit for 8hrs. I want to meet my family and friends living there but I’m planning not to go out from airport since my transit time is not that long ...
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Am I likely to see a snake on a desert safari or in a souk in Dubai?

I’m planning to visit the souks and take a desert safari including dinner at a campsite during my 5 day holiday in Dubai with my family at the end of November. My sister and I have a serious phobia of ...
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How do we get transit visa for a connection in Dubai?

I am Indian, travelling with my wife and baby, from Nigeria to India via Dubai on Emirates Airlines. The layover in Dubai is 20 hours. How do we apply for a transit visa?
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About Visa for academic conference in Dubai/Abu-Dhabi

I am going to a conference in Abu-Dhabi in December. What kind of visa category should I apply for? Will the tourist visa be OK? How many days does it take to get a UAE visa? I am taking my wife and ...
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Can I buy things at Duty free Dubai in the transit area of the airport and Check in a new baggage?

I have a transit for 11 hours at Dubai Airport and I wish to stay in the transit area of the airport and not pass immigration. So I am curious if the duty free is in the airports transit area and ...
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How is the air traffic before thanksgiving?

I am currently in USA and would like to visit my country before thanksgiving (16 November). I'll be traveling from Newark via Dubai. The connecting flight is from dubai and the time between two ...
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Dubai transit visa for Pakistani national

I live in Dubai. My brother has a Pakistani passport. He is on a study tour to the Netherlands. He has a flight to Lahore via Abu Dhabi. Is it possible for him to get a transit visa in Abu Dhabi ...
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Is it legal for a visitor in Dubai to drink alcohol?

I’m going to Dubai soon with my sister and two nieces. We are all over 25 and enjoy drinking alcohol socially, with a meal etc. None of us drink to excess or to get drunk. I’ve seen conflicting ...
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UAE 96-hour visa question [duplicate]

I hold an Indian passport. I am going to Dubai from Bangalore for 3 days, and then from Dubai to Sofia, Brussels and Amsterdam. Return Brussels->Sofia->Dubai->India. Since I am entering Dubai twice, I ...
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Leaving and returning to Dubai airport during a layover

I am a US citizen traveling to Hong Kong via Dubai. I have a 6-hour layover. I would like to leave the airport and return for the connecting flight from Dubai. What do I need and would I need to go ...
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Stopover in Dubai and import laws

A few friends and I are travelling from Ireland to Japan in a month and we have a 4-hour stopover in Dubai both ways (flights are all with Emirates). According to the Dubai Customs website "Original ...
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Arriving in Dubai Terminal 3, departing from Terminal 2, but need lounge access in Terminal 3

I have booked a ticket with Emirates from New York to Kilimanjaro (Tanzania). The first flight is from New York to Dubai Terminal 3, and the second flight is a codeshare with FlyDubai from Terminal 2 ...
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Transit visa for Dubai for females

I have individual flights from Bucharest to DXB (arrival in T2 at 6.55 am with FlyDubai) and then DXB to Jaipur (India) (departure from T2 at 9.55 am the next morning with Air India). I'm a 20-year ...
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Can I travel to Dubai with a new passport if the old passport has my Dubai employment visa? [duplicate]

I have a Dubai employment visa. It contains my old passport number. Then, I got a new passport issued without ECR (Emigration Check Required) but it has a different passport number. I have both ...
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Transit visa between two flights Shiraz Dubai and Dubai Hyderabad [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen, I am returning India next week Shiraz to Hyderabad via Dubai. But I want to spend two days in Dubai and my friend is there.how can I get transit visa on arrival at Dubai ...
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Transit transfer from DXB airport terminal 2 to terminal 1 [duplicate]

I am travelling from Bucharest to Dubai and then Dubai to Lahore, Pakistan. Two different airlines and different tickets. What will be the most convenient way to transfer myself and my baggage while ...
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How to return/exchange a purchase made in a Dubai airport terminal? [duplicate]

I had purchased a watch from SWATCH store in Dubai Terminal 2 a couple of weeks ago. I have a flight from Terminal 3 later this week. How can I get from Terminal 3 to Terminal 2 to return/exchange it ...
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Showers Dubai terminal 3 [duplicate]

I would like to know if there are showers in Dubai terminal 3 transit area. As we only have an hour half between flights
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Dubai to Lisbon: do I need a transit visa for Dubai? [duplicate]

I'm flying to Dubai from India on an Indigo flight, which lands at Terminal 1 at 2:55. Then I'm flying with Emirates to Lisbon at 7:25 from Terminal 3. Do I need a transit visa for this transfer? PS: ...
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Transit question from Dubai to Chennai

I am traveling from Houston, USA to Chennai, India. I have a one hour connect time in Dubai, UAE. Is this sufficient? What would be the procedure in Dubai airport?
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Do i need transit visa for waiting 9hrs in airport? [duplicate]

i am indian. i am travellng from kiev to dubai (dxb)by ukraine internatonal airlnes and then i have to switch to another oman airlines flight from dubai to hyderabad .i have to wait in airport for ...
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Process and eligibility for transit visa in Dubai

I am an Indian citizen and I have a Brussels - Dubai - Mumbai flight. This is the breakup of my journey: Brussels - Layover in Bucharest - Dubai [Blue Air and flydubai] Dubai - Bombay [Emirates, 9 ...
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Dubai airport transfer between Terminal 3 and Terminal 2

I have booked a ticket with Emirates from France to Nepal (Kathmandu). The first flight is from France to Dubai Terminal 3, and the second with FlyDubai Terminal 2 to Kathmandu (KTM). I have bought ...
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Dubai visa for a Pakistani passport holder living in Italy

I am a Pakistani passport holder living in Italy. I have an Italian ID. I'm going to Pakistan with Qatar Airlines, staying 2 days in Dubai. Do I need a visa or visa on arrival for these 2 days?
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Dubai - transit visa or other type of visa?

My question is regarding DXB visa. My trip is as follows, both are SEPARATE TICKETS: BOM-DXB IndiGo DXB-YYZ Air Canada Indian National (not eligible for on-arrival DXB visa) Can I arrive from BOM ...
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Dubai transit visa - help with specific scenario

I've done some research, called airlines and here are the details: Indian national YYZ - DXB Air Canada DXB - GOI SpiceJet Both flights arrive/depart at Terminal 1 DXB (which is good). The problem is ...
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Requirements for the transit visa and baggage information for layover in Dubai [duplicate]

I am flying from Chennai to Toronto via Dubai, where a 21 hours layover is available in Dubai. In order to avail a transit visa, is it necessary to book a hotel? Since it's a connecting flight, what ...
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Dubai Transit Visa () [duplicate]

I am an indian passport holder. I am going to Mogadishu from Delhi via Dubai. My transit time is 6-7 hours at Dubai airport. Also, I have different flights (Air India & Jubba airways). My first ...
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Do I need a transit visa for 23.5 hour layover in Dubai?

I'm a Moroccan passport holder traveling to Japan with a transit in Dubai. My flight arrives at 22:30 in Terminal 1 and my connecting flight is on the next day at 22:05 in Terminal 3. I intend to ...
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I have Indian passport but don't have stamped US visa and am travelling from US to India via Dubai. Do I need transit visa? [duplicate]

I am currently residing in USA. I have an India passport and valid work permit to work in USA. I am planning to travel to India for vacation via UAE. Do I need transit visa to travel via Dubai?
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How to order an autonomous taxi in Dubai?

I read on the web that there is a Tesla fleet of 50 autonomous taxis in Dubai. Does anyone know how to order one? Where is the information about pricing? Is Tesla the only provider of autonomous ...
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Transit visa for a Pakistani passport holder for an 11-hour layover in Dubai

I'm a Pakistani passport holder. I have booked my flight with Emirates from Kuwait to Pakistan. I have an 11-hour layover in Dubai. Can I get a transit visa on arrival in Dubai? What's the cost and ...
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We're US citizens. We will arrive in Dubai T3 at 7:30 pm, 6-hour layover. How can we maximize time? [closed]

We want to maximize time for the 6-hour layover in Dubai. We're arriving at 7:30 pm at T3 with Emirates and leaving to Male at 1:30 am from T2 with flydubai. We purchased entrance tickets to go up the ...
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Dubai airport transit - electronic cigarettes

I'll be transferring through Dubai on my way to Asia. I have read conflicting reports about the legality of electronic cigarettes, confiscations etc. Has anyone got any experience? Would it be best ...
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What to do with 7 hours transit in Dubai from midnight? [closed]

I am planning a trip with a 7-hour layover in Dubai, from 1am to 8am. I am thinking about going to see the city and I would appreciate if you could advise me to some places (which are beautiful at ...
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Seafarer transiting through Dubai

I am a seafarer signing off from ship in Turkey, and travelling to India through Dubai. Is it possible for me to stop over in Dubai for a few days? I am an Indian citizen holding an Indian seaman, ...