This depends on the nationality stated in your passport and on the length of your stop in Dubai. Travellers of most nationalities require visas to enter Dubai, and regulations frequently change, so if you wish to leave the airport while in transit through Dubai, please check your visa requirements with your local UAE embassy before you start your journey. Travellers of certain nationalities may obtain visas at the airport on arrival. Please check the UAE visas page.
For those who wish to stay at the Dubai International Airport Hotel while in transit through Dubai, reservations can be made directly via email email@example.com(opens your email client), or you may wish to inquire into Emirates’ own Dubai Stopovers packages for those who wish to make the most of their time in transit. Learn more about Dubai Stopovers.
Emirates offers a Baggage Delivery service for customers arriving at Dubai International Airport. Baggage can be delivered anywhere within the UAE – fees vary according to the final delivery point within the UAE.
You can book the Baggage Delivery service on arrival at Emirates Terminal 3 in Dubai. After passing through Immigration, look out for Emirates Staff, at the Baggage Reclaim area, who will assist you.
No – if your bags are held by UAE Customs because they contain items banned from the UAE, you will need to collect your bags personally.
You can use the self check-in kiosk to check in for your flight, print your boarding pass, and choose your seat. You can also print your baggage tags and use the self check-in kiosk to check in your bags and pay for any excess baggage. To get started, just follow the instructions on the screen. All you need is your passport and flight details.
Our self check-in kiosks are available for all customers at Emirates Terminal 3 in Dubai International airport. There are some exceptions for customers travelling to the US, China, India and Hong Kong.
If you are subject to laws that provide you with such rights, depending on certain exceptions, and in some cases depending on the data processing, you may have the right to access, edit or delete your personal information; restrict, or object to, the processing of your personal information; and to the portability of your personal information.
You have the right to lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority if you have concerns about how we are processing your personal information. We kindly ask that you please try to resolve any issues with us first, although you do have the right to contact your supervisory authority at any time.
You can enjoy our lounges in international airports across six continents. Emirates Lounge access is complimentary for customers flying in First Class or Business Class.
If you’re an Emirates Skywards Platinum member, you can relax in our First Class Lounges in Dubai and around the world, even if you’re flying in Economy Class or Business Class. And if you’re an Emirates Skywards Gold member, you can relax in our Business Class Lounges in Dubai and around the world, even if you’re flying in Economy Class. Silver members can enjoy access to our Business Class Lounges in Dubai.
To access the lounge you’ll just need your boarding pass, and you can come and go as you please before your flight.
You can also enjoy paid access to our lounges in Dubai and selected lounges worldwide.
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Have a stress-free journey through Dubai International Terminal 3 and selected airports across our network. Use the Wayfinder feature and easily get turn-by-turn directions to departure gates, lounges, restaurants and facilities.
Just check your trip itinerary or click on Airport Maps in the More section of the Emirates App.