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Emirates Visas Services

There are different types of UAE visas

Visa typeDurationRate inclusive VATExtensions
48-hourPassenger should hold onward reservation within 48 hours
AED 40Non-extendable
96-hour4 days from arrival date
AED 110Non-extendable
Tourist - short term (single entry)30 days from arrival dateAED 330Extendable (Extension fee: AED 850)
Tourist - short term (multiple entry)30 days from first entryAED 650Extendable (Extension fee: AED 850)
Tourist - long term (single entry)90 days from arrival dateAED 800Extendable (Extension fee: AED 850)
Tourist - long term (multiple entry)90 days from first entryAED 1,750Extendable (Extension fee: AED 850)

Sponsor

Sponsor's EmployerSponsor DocumentsVisitor
Documents
Emirates/
Dnata Staff
- Staff ID copy- Passenger’s coloured photograph.

- Passenger’s coloured passport copy (must be valid for six months).

- Copy of Emirates ticket.

- Visa application form.

- Original application form (available at all Emirates Travel Hubs) in Arabic or English – based on the applicant’s nationality, with addresses and contact numbers at both their originating country and in Dubai. Download the English(Opens a PDF in a new tab) or Arabic(Opens a PDF in a new tab) application form here.



Government/
Semi-Government
- Salary certificate (must be in Arabic)  
- Sponsor passport and residency copy  
Free-zone company- Salary certificate from the free-zone authority (must be in Arabic)
- Sponsor passport and residency copy 
Private company- Labor contract copy
- Sponsor passport and residency copy 
Investor- Trade licence copy      
- Sponsor passport and residency copy
Partner- Trade licence copy     
- Sponsor passport and residency copy

Additional documents are required for visitors of some countries

AfghanistanID card from your country of nationality
IranID card from your country of nationality (Kart Shinasaei Milli)
IraqID card from your country of nationality
PakistanID card from your country of nationality
 

Rules and Conditions


- The passenger must be travelling to and from Dubai on an Emirates or Emirates codeshare flight.
- All visas are valid for 60 days from the date of issue to enter Dubai, except the 96-hour visa, which is valid for 30 days from the date of issue to enter Dubai.
- Visa processing time is three to four working days.
- A refundable cash deposit of AED 1,000 for friends and other relatives is required.
- Visa fees are non-refundable.
- Your ticket is non-refundable if a visa is issued and used.
- The sponsor will be responsible for a visitor’s overstay.
- Entry to the UAE is subject to immigration approval.
Relative (Visitor)    Minimum Salary (Sponsor)
Wife / Children / Parents / Parents In-LawAED 4,000 
Brothers / Sisters / DependentsAED 5,500
Brothers / Sisters
In-Law
AED 7,000
Friends and Other Relatives AED 10,000

Important notes

  • For tickets purchased online through credit card in NON AED Currency, visa applications can be submitted only at Emirates Commercial Visa Services at Dubai International Airport, Terminal 3 - Arrivals.
  • Visa applications can be submitted at the Emirates ticketing counters listed below:

Abu Dhabi
Emirates Ticketing Office:
Al Sawari Tower C, Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Visa Services: Sunday to Wednesday (8:30am to 5pm) and Thursday (8:30am to 4:30pm)
Closed on Friday, Saturday and public holidays

Ajman
Emirates Ticketing Office:
Escape Tower, Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Street, Ajman, UAE
Visa Services: Saturday to Thursday (8am to 8pm)
Closed on Friday and public holidays

Al Ain
Emirates Ticketing Office:
Commercial Complex, Sheikh Khalifa Street, Al Ain, UAE
Visa Services: Saturday to Wednesday (8:30am to 6pm) and Thursday (8:30am to 5:30pm)
Closed on Friday and public holidays

Dubai
For Emirates and dnata staff only
Emirates Group Headquarters: 
Employee Service Centre, Second Floor
Visa Services: Sunday to Thursday (7am to 2pm)
Closed on Friday, Saturday and public holidays

Dubai International Airport:
Terminal 3 Arrivals
Phone: 04 504 7300
E-mail: ekvisaquery@emirates.com(Opens your email client)
Visa Services: Sunday to Thursday (7am to 6pm) and Saturday (9am to 4pm)

Emirates Ticketing Office:
Emirates Group Technology Centre, Ground Floor, Entrance B, Al Ittihad Road, near Clock Tower, Deira, Dubai, UAE
Visa Services: Daily from (9am to 7pm)

Emirates Ticketing Office: 
Blue Reef Travel Shop, Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai, UAE
Visa Services: Daily from (10am to 7pm)

Sharjah
Emirates Ticketing Office:
Crystal Plaza, Buhaira Corniche, Sharjah, UAE
Visa Services: Saturday to Thursday (8am to 7pm)
Closed on Friday and public holidays

Umm Al Quwain
Emirates Ticketing Office: 
King Faisal Road, Jameiya area, beside FEWA
Visa Services: Saturday to Thursday (9am to 6pm)
Closed on Friday and public holidays

*Subject to documentation being in order and UAE immigration approval. International working days are factored taking into account UAE immigration holidays.
**Terms and conditions apply.