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These nationalities do not need a visa to enter UAE

These nationalities do not need a visa to enter UAE

The UAE digital government published a list of nationalities that do not need a visa or entry permit to enter the UAE, nationalities that can obtain an entry visa upon their arrival, and nationalities that need a prior entry permit before coming to the UAE.

The government indicated that the lists of countries whose citizens are eligible to obtain a visa on arrival may change from time to time.

“Citizens of the GCC countries do not need an entry visa or sponsor to visit the UAE, as they can enter the country by presenting a passport issued by one of the GCC countries, or an identity card, upon arrival at one of the entry points.” The government pointed out.

The government urged individuals abroad to check their visa status: https://www.visitdubai.com/ar/plan-your-trip/visa-information to see the list of nationalities that do not require prior arrangements for obtaining a visa to enter the UAE, where they can obtain a 30-day visa at their arrival with a 10-day extension grace period.

The link also explain the list of countries whose citizens do not have to make prior arrangements to obtain a UAE visa, and who can obtain a 90-day visa upon arrival at the country.

The government added that citizens of the Republic of India holding an ordinary passport valid for at least 6 months and have a visit visa or permanent resident card issued by the USA or a residence visa in the United Kingdom and European Union countries valid for a period of not less than six months, can obtain entry visa upon arrival for stay in the country for a period of not more than 14 days.

During that time, they can apply to extend their stay for an additional 14 days.

“UAE law prohibits visitors and tourists from working on a visitor or tourist visa, whether for wages or without, as in this case they are subject to be fined and deported.

Companies that employ visitors who have a tourist or visitor visa are also subject to accountability and a fine, the Government added.

According to the UAE Labour Law, and the residency laws in the country, a person can only work there after obtaining a work permit or visa from the concerned authority.

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