Questions tagged [uae]

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

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May I enter the UAE one day before visa expiry?

I'm from India, living in the UAE. I'm going on vacation and returning to the UAE one day before my visa expires. Will I have a problem re-entering? I've heard that you have to re-enter at least one ...
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Do i need a visa for Dubai if I were to travel to the airport and return without leaving the airport

My wife will be coming from the US to India via Dubai. I shall be traveling from Chennai, India, to meet her at Dubai and escort her back to Chennai. I will be traveling via Air Emirates [terminal 3]. ...
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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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Any cab corporation accepting credit cards in Abu Dhabi and Dubai?

I'm located in one of Yas Island's hotels in Abu Dhabi. I took some taxi trips so far, but I was quite surprised that in such modern country (as I understand, UAE is) none of the taxis / taxi ...
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UK visa refused (Pakistani nationals) due to funds parking - need advice on fresh application [duplicate]

Recently my parents and I applied for a UK general visitor visa. My father's visa was rejected due to an influx of funds in his account. Furthermore, my mother’s application was also subsequently ...
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How to get a UAE visa as a 16 year old minor?

I am 16 years old and my visit visa to Dubai was rejected by Indian govt as i am a minor. Is t any way to get it?
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How long can I stay in the UAE on a 90-day visa?

I came to Dubai on December 25, 2016, on a tourist visa good for 90 days. How long can I stay. My ticket shows that my return to the Philippines is on February 20. Is that the date I have to leave? ...
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Preparing money for a visit in Dubai [closed]

I plan to travel to Dubai and i know that they use AED (Dirhams) as curency. I'm from France and I would like to know if it is better to go to Dubai with American dollars or euros? Where should I ...
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Tourist visa with cancelled old passport and have renewed passport in hand

I got a tourist visa for UAE with my old passport number which was renewed on January 2015. I got the new passport with new number and in the last page old passport number also mentioned. Can I ...
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Can I re-enter the UAE with a passport that expires in less than 6 months?

I went home on vacation to India from the UAE. I will return on 17 February. However, my passport will expire on 14 May. Will I be allowed to enter UAE on my return trip? Is there any problem I will ...
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Will the wearing of a silicone butt plug be detected by Security? [closed]

I will be travelling from Asia to Europe with a stopover in UAE. I have four sex toys (discreet), none metal nor battery operated. I will put three in checked luggage (I don't expect any problems ...
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Is it possible to travel to China with a UAE stamp in passport?

I've recently come back from China and on the way back to Europe I made a stopover in Dubai, UAE where my passport was stamped. If I decided to go to China again, would this stamp be a problem whilst ...
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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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As a Muslim transiting Abu Dhabi on Etihad can I drink alcohol?

I am Muslim and transiting Abu Dhabi on Etihad. I will travel from US to Abu Dhabi. I am not looking to get drunk - just enjoy a beer with a meal. I have heard being Muslim can cause issues at Abu ...
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I have a Visit visa paper for Dubai entry but with my old passport number in it

I want to know if I still can enter Dubai with visit visa that is valid with my old passport? But have my new passport along with it. My 'old' passport will expire May 17, 2017 and my new passport ...
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Dubai Transit 96-hour Visa for a Return Flight

I was supposed to be flying Emirates from Mumbai -> Dubai -> Seattle for which I applied for an online visa through Emirates Airlines, who applied for a 96-hour transit visa, which got approved. I ...
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Can the Entry Permit No of two visas be the same? [closed]

Can the Entry Permit No and/or U.I.D No of two different Work Visas (UAE) be the same?
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Applying for a Schengen in Dubai as a tourist [duplicate]

I'm on a residence visa in Dubai while my wife is on a long-term visit visa for now. We've saved up for our honeymoon and want to take a trip to somewhere in Europe. But is there any way she can apply ...
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Body Scanner in UAE?

Do they have human xray or body scanner in UAE specifically in Dubai? (I don't know how to call it) Do they search thoroughly your body?
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Landside transit visa in Dubai for a spouse of a US citizen

I am U.S. citizen. If my spouse gets a U.S. Visa in Kabul, Afghanistan, would she be able to get a transit visa in Dubai so that she could go out with me for shopping and hanging out?
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14 hours layover at Abu dhabi [closed]

I'm flying Etihad Airways to Brisbane and I've a 14 hours layover at Abu dhabi from 7:30 am - 10:00 pm. Any suggestions on what to do with all that time. I do not need transit visa.
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Abu Dhabi to Muscat?

I will be traveling from Abu Dhabi to Muscat in February this year but I can't find any conclusive information as to whether direct connections (that are not flights) between the two cities exist and ...
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Does a British Subject need a transit visa for Dubai? [duplicate]

I'm traveling from Birmingham to Singapore with 2 hour stop over in Dubai. I have a British Subject passport. Do I need a visa for Dubai? I will stay airside.
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UAE e-visa (pink visa) [duplicate]

I received an e-visa for a two-month period from a UAE company but I could not travel because I had an ECR passport. I now have an ENCR passport, which has a new number. Does the company need to ...
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Traveling on a UAE work visa with an old passport number

I have a Dubai employment visa. My passport number on this visa has the ECR category, but I've now changed my passport to the ECNR category. Will the immigration authorities allow me to travel? This ...
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Visa on arrival in UAE for Chinese

We are from China and we need to know about our travel to Dubai and Israel. Before we buy any tickets for Dubai, we just have news that we don't need a visa to go to Dubai. I mean can we get a visa at ...
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Dubai airport enquiries

I am traveling to Bangladesh from the UK in December and I have transit of 4.5 hours in the Dubai airport. Within this time, I have to go from terminal 3 to terminal 2. Will I be able to do this ...
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Dubai (UAE) flights connection without leaving the airport

I have the following flights bought as separate tickets from different companies: Manila (Philippines) - Dubai (UAE) = Cebu Pacific Airlines Dubai - Russia = Ural Airlines both arrival and ...
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Can you still travel to a Schengen country on a Schengen visa, even if your UAE residence visa is expiring next month?

I'm planning to travel to Europe (Malta) for a few days this coming Eid holidays. I still have a valid Schengen visa (valid until next month), but my UAE Residence Visa is expiring next month. I hold ...
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ESTA Visa and USA (After quitting current job)

I am currently residing in the UAE and working in Abu Dhabi. I hold a Greek passport and was planning to visit the US (ESTA) but only after I quit from the company. My question is, If my residency is ...
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Can I through check my bags on separate bookings (international flights)?

I have two different bookings on British Airways and Emirates. Booking 1 (British Airways): Washington (IAD) -> London (LHR) -> Dubai Booking 2 (Emirates): Dubai -> Hyderabad I have a 5 hour stop ...
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UAE visa for Iraqi citizen living in Canada?

I'm an Iraqi citizen but also a permanent resident of Canada. I'd like to visit the United Arab Emirates. I've contacted the UAE embassy in Canada and was told my options would be to apply through an ...
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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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Schengen visa stamped on my expired passport with valid UAE residence visa

I am from Philippines working in Dubai, I recently applied for Schengen visa going to Italy, I submitted 2 passports as one of the required documents (renewed and expired since my valid UAE residence ...
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What are the options when my UAE visa was issued one day short of intended trip duration?

Some Indian friends of mine are planning a trip to Dubai for just over a week (Saturday arrival, Sunday departure the week after). There were various airline options available, both direct and ...
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Are biometrics shared between GCC? [closed]

Are only the biometrics of people who are blacklisted or convicted in any GCC country shared or are all biometrics of each and everyone who visits any GCC country shared throughout ? A friend of ...
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UAE Tourist Visa validity and how many days I'm allowed to stay?

I'm an Indian and my brother has been working in Sharjah around ten years. It is the first time I'm travelling abroad. He arranged me a tourist visa of 60 days validity and I can stay there up to 39 ...
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Can I travel on a flight to the US with a long stopover in Abu Dhabi without having a valid US visa?

Soon, I am traveling from Kolkata to San Francisco with a 20-day stopover in Abu Dhabi. I'm an Indian and a UAE residence visa holder, so the long stopover at Abu Dhabi isn't an issue. I'm planning to ...
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Schengen visa application [closed]

I am a Srilankan residing in UAE for past 10 years. My family was in UAE for past 9/10 years. Now they are back in UAE on residence visa while I have continued my stay in UAE. 1.If the UAE residence ...
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Can I communicate via an encrypted connection in United Arab Emirates?

I use git quite frequently to upload code to a remote server while traveling. This software makes use of a secure shell (ssh) protocol to transmit data. Data transmitted in this manner is encrypted ...
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Travelling to Oman by Bus from Dubai

I am a British National, I am entitled to Visa on arrival at Dubai Airport up to 30 days. Can I travel to Oman by road? (either car or bus) whilst on visit to UAE, Oman govt also allows a British ...
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UAE Long Term Visa Validity [duplicate]

I applied for a 90-day visa and got a long-term visit, single-entry tourist visa. The date given is 12-May-2016, and it's valid until 12-July-2016. My agent says the 12-July is the latest date I can ...
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Food souvenir purchasable in dubai

Since I have half day stopover in Dubai, I want to go out of the airport and buy some food souvenir for my family. Date is common Arabic sweet but I am not interested in, similarly I don’t interested ...
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Returning after 30-day stay in Abu Dhabi

I carry a valid US passport. I have a 30-day stay stamped at Abu Dhabi airport. After 30 days, can I leave the UAE for a few days, then come back to Abu Dhabi and get another 30-day stay visa?
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Traveling to Dubai from Egypt with an expired Egyptian visa

My sister is going to give me a visit visa for me to visit her in Dubai. I'm here in Egypt with a tourist visa which has expired several months ago (April 2015). My question is can I go to Dubai ...
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Is it safe to travel to Dubai if you're an atheist?

Same question for other Muslim places in the world that are worth visiting. Of course, this doesn't imply the intention of spreading atheistic and anti-theistic views in that country. Nothing like ...
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Financial requirement for a tourist visa to Portugal

I have 15,000 dirams in my bank account. I have met all other requirements for a visa. One lady from a consultancy company told me that I need to have the equivalent of $10,000 USD in my bank account ...
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Dubai airport layover - will I need a visa?

I have to travel from Kolkata to Kazan, Russia via Dubai. Will I need a visa for UAE?
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Indian seeking to visit Dubai and then Muscat… How to do it?

I wish to travel to Dubai and stay in Dubai for about two day and then travel to Muscat for may be another 3 days or so and then travel back to India ? I have a visa to Dubai and a relative will get ...
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Which Visa for Indian citizen in US travelling to Dubai en-route to India?

I am an Indian citizen living in the US. I am travelling to India this November to India. I am going to stop in Dubai for visiting my friend. I am confused regarding which visa to take as I would also ...