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Questions tagged [uae]

The United Arab Emirates, a country in the Middle East.

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UAE visa “place of issue” concerns

I will be travelling to Dubai from USA in a few days. I am an Indian citizen but I work in USA on the work visa. I recently got my UAE visa done online using an Indian travel agency. The place of ...
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Transit Visa for Abu Dhabi needed? (Thai citizen) 4h wait at airport [duplicate]

I hold a Thai passport. I will be flying from Bangkok to Abu Dhabi then Abu Dhabi to Manchester with a return ticket. I have a 4 hour 30 minute wait at Abu Dhabi for my flight to Manchester. I have a ...
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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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Is a visa in advance required for 7-day tourist stay in UAE for Chinese citizens?

First of all, I've read this question, but it seems to conflict with other information on the web. On the London UAE embassy website and the Emirates website it says that PRC passport holders can get ...
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Transiting at Dubai International Airport

I am an Indian citizen with EU residence permit (Blue Card) from Germany, traveling from Germany to India via Dubai (DXB). I deliberately took a halt of 20 hours to explore the city for a day before ...
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OK to board plane? Indian H1B holder travelling to Dubai on Virgin Atlantic

I plan to fly USA to Dubai on Virgin Atlantic (via London Heathrow). I will be staying in Dubai for 6 days. I hold an H1B visa. Since Indians with US visas can get visa on arrival in Dubai, I have ...
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Validity of Schengen Visa after Change of Country of Residence (UAE)

Can I travel to Schengen country if I received Schengen tourist visa as a resident of UAE? But before travelling I have to cancel my UAE residency visa and I am not going to return to UAE.
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Transit in Dubai with methadone

I am travelling from the UK to Thailand with a connection in Dubai. I have prescribed methadone. Will this be a problem in Dubai?
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Do I need a multiple entry visa to go from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah for my Manila flight?

I am Filipino. I work in Saudi Arabia and I have a single exit re-entry visa. I'll be going to Abu Dhabi (UAE) from Jeddah, for a week. I'll be coming back to Jeddah for my flight to the Philippines. ...
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Can I get a Mexican tourist visa in the UAE as a foreigner?

I am a citizen of Cameroon. I am currently in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on a tourist visa. I would like to apply for a tourist visa to Mexico. Mexico does not have an embassy in my home country (...
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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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UAE visa has incorrect information and visa validity

My husband, son, and I applied for Dubai visit visa for a 14 day trip. We didn’t complete the forms ourselves, as it was applied for through a travel agency. We received visas, but my husband's and ...
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Can I use a valid UAE entry permit on an expired passport? [duplicate]

I applied for a Dubai visa using my old passport and have received the entry permit, sent to me through my sponsor as a .jpg file. This will be my first visit to Dubai, and the entry permit will be ...
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UAE visa question

I hold an Indian passport and traveling from Sofia to India. Which visa should I apply for Dubai with a 7 hour layover (Exactly 6 hour 55 minutes) in Dubai? I am reaching DWC airport from SOF airport ...
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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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Travel from the UAE to Lithuania by car

I have been traveling around Asia with my family for the past couple of years, and now we are thinking of a plan to get back to Europe. The idea was to end the journey in Dubai, then fly to Lithuania....
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Can I travel to the Schengen area even when my UAE visa has been cancelled?

I hold a Philippine passport. I recently applied for a visit visa (short stay) for Belgium and it got approved. I currently live in Dubai and have a job here but my UAE residence visa will be canceled ...
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ECR passport issue [duplicate]

My old passport, in which ECR was stamped, expires in 2022. I have a Dubai work visa on this passport , but as I was told that it'd be a problem for me to travel to Dubai, I got a new passport with ...
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Is Emirates' 96-hour visa 4 calendar days or exactly 96 hours from entry to exit?

My wife needs a short-term visa for Dubai, while in transit from Bangkok to the UK. She arrives at 13:00 on August 31st and departs at 07:35 on September 4th. If you count each part of a day as a ...
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Tourist visa policies in Dubai

I'm residing in Dubai and my tourist visa will expire by June 24, 2018. Is there any grace period in Dubai, even after the expiry?
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Ferry from Khasab to Qeshm

What is the status of the ferry route from Khasab, Oman to Qeshm, Iran? It looks like it has been suspended. Does anyone know whether this is temporary or permanent? Also, are there any other ways to ...
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Will I be able to obtain a transit visa at terminal 3 of AUH if needed?

I am travelling from New Delhi to Paris on 21 May 2018 from Etihad airways and there is a 12-14 hour layover at AUH. My nationality is Indian and I have no green card, only have a Schengen Visa. Since ...
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Do we require a transit visa to connect through Abu Dhabi, UAE?

We are about to visit the United States. Our travel itinerary on Etihad Airways is as follows: Departure flight Colombo - Abu Dhabi 8.25 hr layover - Los Angeles Return flight Chicago - Abu Dhabi ...
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Incorrect image on visa

I applied for a UAE 90-day visit visa. The visa came out but has a different image. Not my picture but another person's picture. What should I do? Can I travel with it that way?
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How to check if someone blacklisted/banned from visiting UAE?

Is it possible to check that online? If, say , I travelled to UAE only by tourist visa, in what cases I can be blacklisted/banned from travelling there again by tourist visa next time?
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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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Can I apply for a transit visa if I stay two days in Dubai before going to a third country? [duplicate]

Actually there are two questions. I'm nicaraguan but live in Japan. I will go to Zambia, with a transit via Dubai. I will stay two days in Dubai before continuing my trip to Zambia. What kind of visa ...
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In what currency does Emirates charge additional fees?

Going over my receipts from UAE, the currency is almost always AED (Emirati Dirham) as expected. However I noticed that the receipts when I purchased additional baggage allowance is DHS which XE does ...
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Do South African citizens require a visa for a 15-hour layover in Abu Dhabi?

I am a South African citizen, currently living and working in China. I booked a ticket today for a short visit to South Africa. Both my layovers for the round trip are in Abu Dhabi. Departure from ...
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Staying with relatives in UAE for one night — appropriate visa?

I hold German citizenship, and am traveling from Germany to India. I'd like to visit relatives in the United Arab Emirates, which would work out nicely with my itinerary, but I'd stay over night in ...
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Procedure for obtaining a certificate of good behavior in UAE [closed]

New requirements for getting a Visa include a Letter of Attestation and a Certificate of good behavior. There are companies that will help with both, but with the latter, it's very expensive and I'd ...
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Can I drive the car in UAE with my valid Indian license?

I am planning to go to Abu Dhabi for 3 days. I have a valid Indian license. Can I drive the car in the UAE with my Indian driving license? And what is the IDP? Where can I get this?
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Travelling to Europe from India and then to UAE

I'm planning for my travel around mid next year to Europe from India. I'll be travelling to Netherlands, Norway and Germany. With that, I'm also planning to extend my trip and visit UAE. I'll be ...
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Transit for Israeli passport holders in Abu Dhabi

Could I have a problem boarding an Alitalia and Etihad Airways flight with an Israeli passport if I pass through Abu Dhabi airport?
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Travel to Oman from UAE by bus

My name is Rohit. I am now on a visit visa in UAE for 3 months, it will expire soon. Today I got Oman visit visa for 3 months. My question is that, is it possible to travel by bus from here UAE to ...
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I am a Filipino in Qatar who wants to visit Dubai and look for a job there

What are the things I need to secure in order for me to get through to Dubai? I am planning to go there with a flight connecting via Oman? Is it possible or do I need to also get a visa to Oman and ...
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What kind of items related to sex can be carried to UAE?

So, apparently I cannot bring a vibrator/dildo to the UAE, but is it acceptable to bring items like condoms, lubricant, handcuffs, whips (well, the small ones), and so on? I'm especially interested in ...
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Do South African citizens need a visa to enter Dubai?

Good day we have stopover for 12 hours @ Dubai Airport from Bali to South-Africa. Do we need a visa to enter Dubai and if so where can it be obtained.
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My long-term visit single entry for Dubai is expiring on 8 September 2017. Won't it be a problem when I land on the last day?

My visa is valid until 8 September 2017. My doubt is, is there an issue if I land on the day my visa expires?
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How to apply for a UAE visa (Dubai) for my 16th year-old sister? [closed]

Information: Our parents are not travelling with us but I'm 18 now, so it would help? Sister is 16 years old. It would be helpful because our real sister is living over there and they also have PR (...
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Does a Pakistani need a visa to stopover in Dubai?

I am a Pakistani passport holder and I am flying on Dubai Airlines from Seoul, South Korea to Lahore, Pakistan. I have a stopover in Dubai, staying for 3 days; I have hotel reservations. Do I get a ...
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Driving brother's Serbian car in UAE?

My brother has a car registered in Serbia. I would like to drive that car in Dubai. I have drivers license issued in Serbia and drivers license issued by UAE on Serbian drivers licence. I have a ...
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Does a New Zealand national need transit visas for the UAE and EU? [duplicate]

I am traveling on a New Zealand passport, from Australia to Kiev, Ukraine. During this flight, I will have layover in Abu Dhabi for 3.5 hours, on to to Amsterdam with another layover of 6 hours, then ...
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Can the US embassy help a broke American citizen overstayed in the Emirates?

Can the US embassy send an American citizen home for free? He's been sick for over a year and can't afford to go to the doctor or buy medicines, and has to take care of an 8 month old child. He's ...
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Why am I blacklisted in UAE? [closed]

I was a previous resident of Abu Dhabi for almost 2 years and I had a valid work permit. I resigned from my job voluntarily and returned to my home country without any problem. Two years after, I ...
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How can I get a UAE multi-entry visa?

I have 3-month, single-entry visit visa for the UAE. However, I would like to have a multiple entry visa. Can I change the current visa and, if not, what can I do?
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From Abu Dhabi airport to center of Dubai via public transport [closed]

What is considerably the best option (if any) to travel from Abu Dhabi International Airport to center of Dubai, if public transport is the only option (so: no taxi and no rent-a-car option)? I know ...
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What are the UAE 90-day visa renewal fees?

I am pursuing a teaching post in the UAE. However, my mum lives with me and I need to take her with me. I have been told that she can enter on a 90-day visa but will have to keeping renewing it. How ...
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Do we need a transit visa for Serbia?

Do we need a transit visa for Serbia for our connecting flight. We're flying from India to Germany with connections in both the UAE and in Belgrade. The layover time in Belgrade is less than 2 hours. ...
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How can I connect in Dubai if the UAE won't let me transit because of my nationality?

I am travelling from China to Afghanistan and there is a layover in Dubai for 12 hours. The UAE probably won't give me a transit visa because it has had a ban on Afghans. How can I check in for the ...