UAE Visa Fees

The UAE Visa fee depends on various factors pertaining to the eligibility factors and the applicant’s requirements. While initiating the visa application process, the applicant is required to fill in the application form which indicates his/her visa requirements. Once the applications form is submitted along with the necessary documents, the applicant is required to pay the applicable visa fee in order to process the applications. The visa fee depends on factors such as visa type, duration of stay, entry scheme, and validity or the visa. Additionally, mode of payment, exclusive services, etc. can affect the visa fee directly.

Following is the list of UAE Visa fee applicable for various categories of visa offered by the nation:

  • Transit Visa – While traveling through UAE to another country, a visitor must obtain a transit visa if he/she will be spending more than 8 hours and under four days in the Abu Dhabi International Airport. UAE offers transit visa for $58 which offers single entry with 14 days of the validity period. The transit visa holder cannot stay in the UAE territory for more than four days.
  • Tourist VisaThe tourist visa under the single entry category will cost $96 and allow the visitor to stay up to 30 days in the UAE. The visa is valid for 60 days and available to eligible applicants. In order to apply for the tourist visa, the applicant must have a passport which should be valid for a minimum of 6 months duration. The applicant must also pre-arrange his travel plans. The visa under this category cannot be extended.
  • Tourist Visa-Multiple Entry – This category of visa allows the visitors to apply for a short-term multiple-entry visa. This visa is charged at $178 and cannot be extended. With the validity of 60 days, this visa allows the visitors to stay in UAE for a maximum of 30 days from the date of entry. The visitor can choose to leave and enter UAE as many times as possible within the 30 days period.
  • Service Visa – Visitors who are sales managers, company manager's representatives, account auditors, consultants requested by companies operating in the UAE that are required to carry out an urgent task, and delegations from companies or organisation to carry out a commercial activity in the UAE are required to apply for the service visa against the payment of $96 as the visa fee. The visa is provided under the single entry scheme with a validity of 14 days. The UAE Service Visa holder can stay up to a maximum of 14 days in the UAE.
  • Long-Term Leisure Visa – If a visitor wants to stay for more than 30 days in the UAE, he/she must apply for the Long Term Leisure Visa. The Visa is charged at $355 and allows the visitors to stay up to a maximum of 90 days in UAE. This visa is available under the single entry scheme. The applicant may require obtaining pre-approvals from the UAE immigration based on his/her profile.
  • Long-Term Tourist Visa – Based on the applicant’s nationality, he/she may or may not be eligible for the UAE Long Term Tourist Visa. The eligible applicants are required to pay $274as the visa fee which offers single entry for a maximum stay duration of 90 days. The applicant may require obtaining pre-approvals from the UAE immigration based on his/her profile.
  • Long-Term Visit Visa-Multiple Entry – The applicant needs to pay $586 as the visa fee for the UAE Long Term Visit Visa-Multiple Entry. As the name of the visa category suggests, the visitor can enter and leave UAE multiple times within the validity period of the visa. Visitors are allowed to stay up to a maximum of 90 days in UAE from the date of entry.


News About UAE Visa Fees

  • Visa fee for minors waived off by UAE

    With the United Arab Emirates government completely exempting visa fees for minors, Dubai and Abu Dhabi are set become more attractive for tourists from the northern part of India. As per travel agents, Dubai has been attracting over 2,000 passengers on a daily basis from places like Punjab, Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, and NCR who travel out of the country from New Delhi, Chandigarh, and Amritsar. While the waiver of the visa fees is a seasonal offer, travel agents believe that tourists travelling to the above-mentioned places can save as much as Rs.6,000 per head. It needs to be mentioned that the exemption will be offered only during the summer season every year i.e, July 15 to September 15.

    20 July 2018

  • UAE Approves Plan To Grant Entry Permit For Transit Passengers

    The UAE cabinet has approved to prepare a general policy to grant entry permit for transit passengers, who wish to visit the country’s tourist attractions. Transit passengers can obtain entry permit at any of the country’s airports. Under the new policy, the UAE is looking to attract more tourists to boost the country’s tourism industry. The UAE’s Council of Ministers has formed a working group, led by the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, who will prepare a general policy for UAE transit visas. The policy will include visa fees, mechanisms of increasing the number of visitors and promote the country’s tourist attractions.

    24 April 2018

  • UAE working on online portal to recruit Indian workers

    As per a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and United Arab Emirates (UAE) during the recent visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the country, UAE is working on an online portal to hire Indian workers. The system will be linked to India’s online system eMigrate which addresses issues faced by Indian workers who work abroad. Through the online portal, Indian job aspirants will not only be able to submit applications but also assess terms and conditions of the contract of the job as informed by Dr. Omar Al Nuaimi, the undersecretary of the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization. Integration of the portals is expected to take a few months with the joint technical committee working out the required steps to link both the systems. It is being expected that the joint online portal will ensure that the process of recruitment is transparent, ethical and fair as well as abolish the norm of contract substitution.

    22 February 2018

  • UAE will open three visa offices in India

    In a bid to provide fast and efficient visa services to Emiratis and Indians, the UAE Embassy has decided to open three new visa office in India. The new offices will be located in Chandigarh, Chennai, and Hyderabad which will eliminate the applicant’s need to travel to another city to apply for the visa. Additionally, the UAE Embassy has already launched a mobile application to help Indians and Emiratis during their travel to the mentioned nations. The app provides valuable visa information to Emiratis who are travelling to India. The initiative will strengthen the bilateral relationship of both the nations.

    11 December 2017

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