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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 330Non-extendable
Tourist - short term (multiple entry)30 days from first entryAED 650Non-extendable
Tourist - long term (single entry)90 days from arrival dateAED 800Non-extendable
Tourist - long term (single entry) - Leisure90 days from arrival dateAED 900Non-extendable
Tourist - long term (multiple entry)90 days from first entryAED 1,750Non-extendable
Leisure - long term (single entry)90 days from arrival dateAED 900Non-extendable
Leisure - short term (single entry)30 days from arrival dateAED 450Non-extendable

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 or Arabic 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

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

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.