Over the last few decades, UAE has come out as a surprise to the world. It’s economic policies and urban development ambitions have taken this Middle-East gem to new heights. UAE has given enough reasons to be the most loved destination across the globe. It’s easy and lucrative visa processes have added to the glory.

Visa is an authorized entry given to an individual on relevant conditions of the country the individual is willing to visit. This authorized entry allows an individual to enter, stay or leave for a specified period of time and for a specific purpose of visit.

This blog will provide clear and concise information on Tourist Visa and Transit Visa for UAE 

When you apply for a visa for UAE, you get access to all the seven emirates- Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Sharjah, Ras Al-Khaimah and Umm Al-Quwain. You can decide your visa type in accordance with the purpose of your visit and time period.

GCC nationals don’t require any visa to enter UAE. They just have to produce their GCC country passport at the immigration desk.

Visa Type is the category of visa which a country offers. Here, we are talking about UAE Tourist Visa and UAE Transit Visa.

UAE Tourist visa

Specifically, Dubai and Abu Dhabi are the emirates which showcase unparallel attractions, fetching a large number of tourists around the year. Other emirates are ornated with undisturbed sandy beauty, deep blue corniches and historic Islamic culture. Tourists around the world hover over this region as visa processes are extremely easy and convenient to apply.

Tourist Visa for UAE is available for 14 days, 30 days and 60 days with single or multiple entries, 90 days with single or multiple or job seekers. You can opt for any one according to your purpose of visit. Renwal or extension of visas can be incurred by following UAE Visa Renewal or UAE Visa Extension guidelines.  There are certain nationalities who can get tourist visa on arrival.

UAE Transit Visa

You require a transit visa when you need to cross the issuing country with your confirmed onwards journey. There are 2 types of Transit visas that UAE offers. One allows a 48 hours stay and the other allows 96 hours stay (depending on your nationality). You can get your UAE visa at Dubai Internaional Airport or Abu Dhabi International Airport. Both the transit visas are not extendable.