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

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Yellow Fever vaccination requirement for Dubai

While travelling from Nairobi to Munich, I have a stopover in Dubai. Kenya comes under Yellow fever risk countries however I have checked on airlines website and no vaccination is required however ...
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Traveling from Dubai to Saudi Arabia for Umrah

As per new Visa rules in Saudi Arabia, Visa-holding expats can perform Umrah. My question is, can we travel there via personal vehicle now, or is travel by road in private vehicles still not allowed ...
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Visa Requirement for Transit in Abu Dhabi with Short Layover

I'm an Indian traveler who will be flying to Canada via Abu Dhabi. I have a layover of 4 hours in Abu Dhabi and during this time, I need to change terminals from T1 to T3 and recheck my bags. I also ...
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Translators in Dubai airport immigration

I will be traveling to Dubai and am trying to arrange for my wife to meet me there after I arrive (it's not possible for the both of us to go on the same day). However, she only speaks Portuguese and ...
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What are the criteria for issuance of an OK to Board?

In this question on the UAE's "OK to Board" approval requirements, Henning Makholm asked in a comment, "...why they don't say anything about under which conditions the local offices will issue their ...
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Travelling to Dubai on last date of tourist visa

I got a 30 day tourist visa issued from the UAE on 13th March and the document says valid until 11th June 2023. Is this until-date inclusive? My flight is scheduled to land in Dubai on 11th June 9 PM? ...
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Travelling to Saudi Arabia by road in private car

I am Abu Dhabi resident, and would like to go on a road trip in private car to Saudi Arabia. It was restricted earlier, so I would like to know if it's possible now?
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Can I travel to the UAE while working remotely for my non-UAE (USA) employer?

Planning to visit Dubai, UAE for a month while working remotely for my US employer. I will be on a 30-day tourist visa in the UAE. Any issues to look out for? I've been browsing through lots of ...
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Reliable options to travel back to Philippines from Chennai, India

I am currently in Chennai for a 1 week business trip. Yesterday was supposed to be my flight back to Manila (I am a Philippine passport holder). My Itinerary was: (Indigo)Chennai -> Bangalore ->...
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UAE residency holder 6 months re-entry

I have residency in UAE, and to keep it active, I cannot be outside the country for more than 6 months (consistent). In case I travel to UAE, and leave on the same day, would I extend it for 6 more ...
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UAE tourism visa photos mixed up

My sister and I applied for a 30-day tourism visa for UAE. When we finally got the visas, our photos were mixed up (my photo is on my sister's visa and my sister's photo is on mine). All other ...
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Can we apply for UAE-based credit cards based on non-resident bank accounts in UAE?

Can we apply for UAE-based credit cards based on non-resident bank accounts in UAE?
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Traveling/transiting UAE with controlled medication?

Could anyone clarify if tourists need to obtain pre-approval from UAE ministry of health to travel with controlled medication (narcotics, tranquilizers, etc.)? I will be transiting through Abu Dhabi (...
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Carrying contraceptives in Abu Dhabi

Can me and my girlfriend (not married) carry on our hand luggages some condoms and a morning after pill in Abu Dhabi or we could face some troubles with local authorities? I heard that in this emirate ...
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Abu Dhabi Airport: transit visa

I am citizen of Uzbekistan and I do not have any type of UAE visa. I plan to fly Samarkand,Uzbekistan(SKD)-Abu Dhabi,UAE(AUH)-Tashkent,Uzbekistan(TAS) by Wizz Air Abu Dhabi. Transit time in Abu Dhabi (...
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Does my 90 day visa on arrival get extended automatically if the 180 days validity have elapsed, while I'm staying in the country?

I have a passport which gives me 90 days visa on arrival (multiple entry) for UAE, valid for 6 months from the date of entry - which means that I cannot stay for more than 90 days within this 6 month ...
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Can I enter Bahrain via Saudi by road ? Indian passport holder, UAE Residence (work permit)

I am Indian Passport holder. I have UAE residence of 2 years. I have Emirates ID. I am currently in Saudi Arabia with on Business Visit Visa. Can I enter Bahrain via Causeway? By taking SAPTCO Bus?...
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Taking prescribed amphetamines to Dubai or India

Are you allowed to bring prescribed amphetamines to Dubai or India from the USA?
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Travel insurance required for Abu Dhabi?

I am a citizen of Pakistan, and intend to travel to Abu Dhabi on a 30-day single-entry visa. My duration of stay is 3 days. Is it mandatory to have travel insurance for me and my family? I got my ...
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Indian passport holder with a self-transfer in Abu Dhabi

I'm an Indian passport holder. I have a round-trip flight booked from Baku to Bishkek, via a self transfer in Abu Dhabi. My layover outbound is 1 hour and 20 minutes; on the return, it is 6 hours and ...
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How do I activate my Vi sim in UAE?

I moved to UAE 45 days ago and i missed on activating the roaming pack on my Indian sim card. Though i would do a online recharge when in UAE, but now i see there is no network and iam not sure if i ...
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