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

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i am Turkish passport holder, travel from new Delhi to Dubai to Istandul, i have to wait 16 hour, but same flight Flydubai, can i travel or not

I am Turkish passport holder, from new Delhi to Dubai to Istanbul, I have to wait 16 hour, but same flight Fly Dubai, can I travel or not.
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Dubai 90 Day Visa as EU / Spanish Citizen

I would like some help to understand my correct situation related to the 90-day visa stay in the UAE in my case in Dubai. I entered the country for the first time in November 2020, and stayed for 30 ...
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Detained in UK and almost sent away in Dublin, will I always be stopped at every airport now?

I'm a US citizen that traveled to the UK a long time ago and was detained and sent back right away because I didn't have a round trip ticket, I had no travel insurance, and low funds in my account. ...
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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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Documents required for a Mexican citizen getting married to a Pakistani in Dubai?

Which documents are needed for getting married in Dubai to a Mexican woman? She will come on a visitors' visa and she will come between 5 to 10 days. I have resident visa and I am from Pakistan. What ...
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Documents required for a mexican citizen getting married to Sri Lankan in Dubai [duplicate]

Which documents are needed for getting married in Dubai to a Mexican woman? She will come on a visitors' visa and she will come between 5 to 10 days. I have resident visa and I am from Sri Lanka . ...
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Can I import a replica gun in the UAE?

I was wondering if it's allowed to import replica guns in the UAE. I was thinking of importing a realistic replica m1911 for collecting purposes. Will it be stopped at the customs? Is it a criminal ...
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From India to Dubai, non Indian and non UAE citizen and allowed for VOA. But there's a trick

I'm in India. I'm not Indian, not UAE resident, not from the Gulf countries either. I'm allowed to obtain visa on arrival in Dubai nowadays during the pandemic, and it's with certanty. The thing, ...
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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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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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Indian Citizen applying for UK visa from UAE

I am Indian citizen currently working in UAE and mother of 2 children. I am planning to visit my sister in UK along with my kids. My husband is not traveling with me, i am applying Standard Visitor ...
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Can I receive a UAE transit visa after entering the country on a tourist visa within the last 30 days?

I hold an Indian passport. I have an upcoming trip spanning 38 days with the following itinerary on an Emirates ticket: US -> Dubai -> US Now, after staying in Dubai for 3 weeks, I'm planning to ...
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Do I, a Ghana citizen, need a transit visa for transferring between flights at Dubai International Airport? [duplicate]

I’m a citizen of Ghana, and I will be landing at Dubai International Airport, where I will need to switch airlines. Do I have to get a transit visa?
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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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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 UAE Tourist visa still valid after a change of passport number?

I recently applied for a tourist/visit visa to UAE. The passport I applied with, whose number is on the e-visa I received, is damaged so I couldn't even fly there. If I get a new passport, is that ...
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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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Will the Indian citizens with US H1B and H4 visas get the Dubai on arrival visa?

I checked the site of UAE government visa: https://government.ae/en/information-and-services/visa-and-emirates-id/do-you-need-an-entry-permit-or-a-visa-to-enter-the-uae In this, the requirements of ...
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Can you visit Hatta as a day trip from Dubai by public transport?

Reading the wikivoyage page on one of the areas of Dubai, I came across Hatta, an exclave of the Emirate of Dubai. Based on the mention on that page, and the photo on the stub Wikivoyage page for ...
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Travel Visa for Mexico (residing in UAE) Indian Passport holder

I hold an Indian passport however residing in UAE(Dubai) Visa of Employment, what are the documents needed to apply for Mexican visa for travel/tourism purpose?
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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 ...
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Do I need a transit visa for India to USA via Dubai? [duplicate]

If I book a flight (Emirates) from New Delhi to Fort Lauderdale via Dubai, i.e halt at Dubai for a duration of 2 hours or 8 hours, then will there be any problem? Do I need a transit visa?
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Does a UK-resident Pakistani need a visa for Dubai? [duplicate]

My nationality is Pakistani, but I’m living in the UK. I have a British resident card but not a British passport. I’m travelling in December to Dubai. Do I need apply for a tourist visa?
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Is it possible for an expat living in UAE to go to Umrah by road?

I am an Indian citizen living in Abu Dhabi, would like to perform Umrah with family. I would like to travel by road in own car. Is it possible to do so with out taking any travel agency package?
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Can Indians with valid US visas travel to UAE and get a visa on arrival?

I am an Indian national/passport holder. I have a valid US visa. Is a visa granted on arrival to the UAE to Indians who have a valid US visa?
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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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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 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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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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Do I need OK TO BOARD to transit UAE?

my traveller Indian Passport holder will fly from Delhi to Djibouti via Dubai on FlyDubai. Visa will be on arrival and have an invitation letter for tourist purpose. Do he requires OK TO BOARD message ...
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Transit Visa of Abu dhabi to travel Dubai

I am Indian passport holder and If I get a 48 hours UAE transit visa from Etihad, for Abu dhabi airport. Can I go to Dubai Emirates for sight seeing and return back to Abu dhabi airport for travel to ...
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Can I take a sex-toy on plane through UAE?

I will be traveling from Australia to Austria, transferring in Abu Dhabi. Is it alright for me to bring a vibrator in the check-in luggage, or are there laws against that? It is approximately 17cm ...
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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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Indian with UAE resident visa expiring in 2 months while applying for Schengen Visa

Me and my family are planning for a week long trip to Austria, Hungary & Czech Republic(max. no of stay). We will be returning from there on October 28th, 2019 and my wife's UAE Resident Visa is ...
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Transit in Dubai with prescribed 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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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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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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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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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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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.