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

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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 get a visa to transit Dubai while I'm in Iraq as a tourist?

I am Indian national, living in Muscat, Oman and plan to travel to Najaf, Iraq via Dubai. In advance, I will go online and get single exit/re-entry visa for Dubai. After staying 14 days in Dubai, I ...
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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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Quickest way from London to Dubai without flying?

This is a question from a friend not (yet!) on Travel.SE... From London, what is the quickest way to get to Dubai (via trains, buses, ferries etc) without flying? (My usual advice of "just check ...
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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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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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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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Does Indian with ECR passport and Dubai employment visa need clearance? [closed]

I lived in Africa for around 8 years and have an Emigration Check Required (ECR) on my Indian passport. I'm currently in India and have an employment visa for Dubai. Do I need emigration clearance or ...
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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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Are laws about sex outside marriage less rigorously enforced in Dubai for people on layovers?

Last night, I saw on the news that Qantas was switching its main hub from Singapore to Dubai. (Qantas has since switched back to Singapore) Smart Traveller notes about the United Arab Emirates: ...
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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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UAE visit visa with expired passport number

I need a visa to travel to UAE. My passport will expire soon (June), so today I applied for a new passport and it will be delivered to me on March 17. I need to travel to Dubai on March 18. clearly ...
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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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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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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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Is Visa required to Transit via Abu Dhabhi for transit more than 8 hrs. I do not intend to go out of the terminal [duplicate]

I am an Indian Citizen travelling from Washington DC to Mumbai via Abu Dhabi in July 2017. There is a transit time of 8 hrs and 5 min in Abu Dhabi and my next connecting flight is on the same ...
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Can Mosques in the UAE be Visited by Non-Muslims?

Which mosques can be visited by non-Muslims in Abu Dhabi and Dubai? Are foreigners and non-Muslims restricted to certain times? What about certain dates? Are the different restrictions for visiting ...
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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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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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Can I drive a car in the UAE with an IDP issued in India?

I have an Indian Driving License, issued years ago, and valid up to 2030. I plan to travel to the UAE by the end of this month, and stay there for three months on a tourist visa. I intend to drive ...
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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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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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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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Can my wife fly Manila-Dubai-Armenia-Dubai with her single-entry visa?

My wife will travel from Manila, arriving in Dubai at Terminal 1 and connect to a FlyDubai flight to Armenia in Terminal 2. I plan to meet her in Terminal 2, since I have a resident visa here in Dubai....
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Applying for Schengen Visa. My UAE residence visa will expire before 3 months from the day of departure from the Schengen area

I am a Indian passport holder who is currently living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Last year (2012) we got Schengen visa and visited Czech Republic and Austria for 10 days. For this year (2013),...
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Do I need a transit visa for a layover in Abu Dhabi?

I am travelling from Moscow to Trivandrum via Abu Dhabi. I arrive in Abu Dhabi Terminal 3 at 19:00 and my next Etihad flight is at 2:40 out of Terminal 1, a layover of 7 hours 40 minutes. Do I need ...
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Do South Africans require any sort of visa for a 5 hour stop over in Abu Dhabi?

I have a 5 hour wait for my connecting flight in Abu Dhabi and was wondering whether I require any sort of visa. I have no intention of leaving the airport and I am a South African citizen. I am ...
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Can I drive a car in Dubai with an IDP issued in Pakistan?

Can I drive a car in Dubai with an international driving permit issued in Pakistan? Does it matter if I'm driving a rental car or a friend's car? I hold a valid driving license from Pakistan, that ...
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Does occupation show on a one visa affect your chances of getting visa for another country?

I am about to finish my Bachelors in Engineering from Pakistan, my home country. I have received a full scholarship for Master's program in Belgium. I have a UAE residence visa that shows an ...
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One full day in Dubai, leaving the next day [closed]

I will have one full day in Dubai in July arriving early morning. Is there a half day or full day desert and surrounds day trip that is available?