The United Arab Emirates Online Visa is an electronic visa which allows eligible citizens to travel to the UAE for short stays for tourism purposes.
The Ministry of the Interior of the United Arab Emirates implemented the UAE visa online in order to facilitate the process of obtaining a Tourist visa for the UAE, saving applicants time when applying for a UAE visa.
The UAE visa online is a single entry visa which allows the holder to enter the United Arab Emirates once for a stay of up to 30 consecutive days. An approved United Arab Emirates Tourist Visa is valid for 60 days to enter the UAE from the date of issue.
Eligible citizens can apply in just a few minutes through the simple United Arab Emirates Online Visa Application. It is necessary for applicants to fill in personal and passport information, and provide details of their trip, in order to receive an approved United Arab Emirates Visa via email.
It takes 1-3 business days for the UAE tourist visa application to be approved. UAE visa applications will take longer to process if submitted during weekends in the United Arab Emirates (Friday and Saturday), or on public holidays.
The UAE tourist visa can be used to enter the United Arab Emirates through any airport in the country.
Citizens traveling to the United Arab Emirates for other purposes such as to work are required to contact a UAE Embassy or Consulate.