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Questions tagged [uae]

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

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Visa for Dubai stopover

Travelling to Delhi on British passport have visa for India do I need visa for 1 day 2hours stopover /in transit to Dubai.? Travelling on Emirates airline
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Do not board message at the airport check in

I have always experienced a do-not-board message when flying to Dubai from Kenya since last year January 2016. Since then I have traveled more than five times to Dubai with a visit visa but every time ...
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Can I exit the Dubai airport during an 8-hour, 10-minute layover? [duplicate]

I am flying from US to Hyderabad, India, and I have an 8 hour 10 minutes layover at Dubai airport. Am I eligible to go out and tour around? If yes what are the procedures to be followed?
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It is legal to have a dashboard camera in the UAE?

I'd like to buy a dash cam which can be installed in a rented car (front and back window) for the purpose of proving an innocence in case of accident. So the camera can record the footage to the SSD ...
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Visa inquiry when arriving in Dubai [duplicate]

I have a visa expiring on May 9, but I will be leaving Hong Kong tomorrow and arrive at Dubai at 11pm, will they still accept my visa entry?
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On arrival visa at Doha for Philippine citizen, currently holding UAE visa as Technical Adviser

I'm a Philippine national holding UAE visa. My designation is "Technical Adviser". Will it be possible for me to get on arrival visa at Doha (Qatar) airport? Please advice its most urgent I need 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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Can I apply for a UK visit visa from a country other than my own?

I am a Pakistani currently visiting the United Arab Emirates. Can I apply for a visit visa to the UK from here? Edit: I am in the UAE on a visit visa.
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Can I take prescribed antimalaria tablets to Dubai?

yesterday I got antimalarial tablets Atovaquon proguanil at the travel clinic he told me I wouldn't need a prescription for this the thing is my flight is in Dubai will it be okay if I can put them in ...
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UAE now banning VPN access - fines of up to $545,000? Any workarounds?

According to a few news articles, the UAE is passing a new law with heavy penalties for using a VPN. Another report says: Travelers also come under this law and if caught using any VPNs could ...
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tourist/Single-Long visa- stay beyong 90 days

I have tourist/single-long visa, upto what maximum time I can stay in UAE. My visa was issued on 05/04/19.Can I stay beyond 90 days.
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What would be the case if we overstay in UAE 96 hours transit visa?

Actually, I would reach UAE on 9th April 9:00 AM from Jeddah and my flight from UAE to another city is on 14th April 2:00 AM. My travel agent issues me a 96 hours transit visa (I really don't know ...
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Can I visit Saudi Arabia from Dubai on UAE Resident Visa?

I want to visit Saudi Arabia from Dubai. I have an Indian passport and have a UAE Resident Visa.
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What is the difference in a UAE long term tourist visa and long visit visa

My visa says (long term visit single entry-tourist). What is the difference between long term visit visa and long term tourist visa to the UAE?
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can I get transit visa in UAE on arrival at the airport? [duplicate]

i am from Pakistan and wish to travel from lahore to jeddah via uae along with my wife and son. can i get visa on arrival at the airport? Also tell me the visa fees
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What's the easiest (and ideally safest) way to get from Dubai to Abu Dhabi?

I shall be visiting and staying with some friends in Dubai, and want to take a day trip out to visit another group of friends in Abu Dhabi. Without hiring/driving a car, what's the easiest way to get ...
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I'm traveling to Dubai with my son to visit his father, however we're not married. Would this cause any issues?

My son and I will visit Dubai. His father is working there but we are not married. Is there any problem specially with my son if his parents were not married? Edit (not from OP) to transfer some ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Incorrect passport number written on UAE visa. Can I still travel?

I applied for a visa to travel to Dubai. It was approved but, later, I noticed the passport number error written on the visa. The passport number is incorrect: it was written as '6' but it is supposed ...
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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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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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I would like to visit Israel. How can I work or visit after that in UAE? [closed]

I would like to visit Israel. How can I work or visit after that in UAE? I have an Indian Passport.
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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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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 transit visa for a layover in the United Arab Emirates?

Do I need a transit visa for a layover via airports in the UAE, such as Dubai International Airport or Abu Dhabi International Airport? If so, what are the requirements for such a visa? Can I get the ...
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Is the country code for “U.A.E.” in a passport “ARE”?

My cousin just got his first passport and I'm trying to convince him to get a new one as I'm sure the "country" part on the info page of his passport is wrong or maybe I'm wrong. So on the country ...
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UAE travel visa, is there a limit to how many times I can use them?

I have a Slovak passport and thus can travel visa in UAE for free. They are valid for 30 days. The trouble is, I want to stay in Dubai for couple months. I heard I can do the visa run (visiting ...
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UAE Tourist Visa

I'm planning to visit the UAE for tourism purposes with my family. I also have a cousin residing in Sharjah and it was his idea to come along just for a family holiday. My queries are as below: Can ...
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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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“Valid until” date for Dubai visa

I hope someone can help me. I am travelling to Dubai on 21st April 2015 and returning back to SA on 21st May 2015. I have received a Visa for 30 days. I am just a bit confused about the "Valid ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Can one be arrested for viewing adult sites while in the UAE?

Does the police in UAE arrest people for accessing adult internet sites?
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Verifying a UAE visa [closed]

I am from Islamabad, Pakistan. My brother got a work visa for UAE via a travel agent who's not trustable. So I want to verify that the visa is real. How can I do that? Or can anyone done it for me?
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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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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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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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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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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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Transit visa requirement for Nigerian

I am a Nigerian national, travelling back home to Lagos from New Delhi, with a 9 hour lay over in Sharjah and less than 2 hours layover in Cairo. Would I require a transit visa if I don't plan on ...