There are many reasons why people go to Dubai, but the most popular reasons are tourism and employment. In Dubai, you have to apply for different types of visas based on your purpose of visit. At present, Dubai facilitates visa for foreign citizens upon arrival.
The following are the various types of visas in Dubai:
Visit visas are applicable for 30 days and can be extended up to 60 days.
This visa is applicable for 30 days and it can’t be extended.
Multi Entry Long Term Visa
This particular type of visa is valid for 90 days. This entitles the traveler to stay for a longer duration and it also allows the traveler to visit multiple times.
Tourist Visa or the Business Visa
This type of visa is valid for 14 days and cannot be extended.
Transit Visa for 96 Hours
This type of visa is designed for tourists who plan to stay for a short duration or less than 4 days.
The following are some tips that you have to keep in mind when you are applying for a visa in Dubai:
– You have to remember and be mindful of the visa’s expiry date which should not go beyond six months.
– The visa processing time varies according to the type of visa.
– Before you apply for a visa to Dubai, it’s better to hire a professional travel agency which will assist you from the first step of filing a form to submitting it.
– It is crucial for you to keep a copy of every document that you have e-mailed all throughout the procedure.
There are reasons for a visa to be rejected:
– If you are female who is below 24 years of age, there’s a higher chance for you to be rejected because of human trafficking suspicions. It is also possible for the visa to be rejected when the documents uploaded are blurred or if the applicant has an unskilled profession or if the applicant has a previous criminal record.
The following are the steps to take when applying for a visa:
– You have to fill out the application form and upload the documents. Submit it online to be reviewed. After the form has been reviewed, an email will be sent to you. You may check on the status of your visa online from time to time. Once the visa is ready for issuance, you will receive an email.
For Visa consultation, contact HBS Dubai today!