How do I get a tourist visa for Dubai?
Over the past 15 years tourist visas have been incredibly easy to obtain at any airport in the United Arab Emirates. For most nationalities it’s simply a matter of queuing at arrivals and receiving a free tourist visa that will be stamped into your passport. This tourist visa is valid for 30 days. So for many of you attending the NACADA Conference you will have a hassle free entry to the country via Dubai Airport. Upon departure your passport will be checked again to ensure you have not overstayed your visa and you will receive a departure stamps. Simple, right?
Here is the current list of countries that are eligible to obtain a free tourist visa at any entry point in the United Arab Emirates. The list includes all 28 European Union member states as well as Australia, Andorra, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Iceland, Japan, Malaysia, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Republic of Korea, San Marino, Singapore, Switzerland, United States of America and the Vatican.
If you don’t see your country listed, then you are required to obtain a visa and a sponsor for your visit to Dubai. The sponsor normally applies for your visa on your behalf. Some examples of sponsors that may apply for a visa for you include hotels and tourist companies, friends and relatives already residents of the United Arab Emirates and organizations based in the country.
Therefore, if you do need to apply for a visa please check this URL link that provides you with concise information to help you find the right kind of visa for you and your circumstances. https://www.uae-embassy.org/services-resources/visas-passports-travel-uae