If you are planning to travel to Dubai, you will need a visa. Find, in this article, what are the relating formalities.
A valid passport is required for nationals of the European community as well as for nationals of many countries travelling to Dubai or to the United Arab Emirates for a stay up to 60 days.
Upon arrival, an entry visa will be stamped in your passport for an initial validity period of 30 days. An extension of another 30 days is possible provided that the stay does not exceed 60 days in total.
Fees apply for the visa extension.
If you are in transit in Dubai, a transit visa valid up to 96 hours is necessary if you intend to leave the transit area of the airport. You can get the transit visa on request after landing. Otherwise, if your flight to your final destination leaves Dubai within 24 hours after your arrival, a transit visa is not necessary.
If you require an entry visa for Dubai, or if you are not sure whether you need an entry visa or not, you must check with the nearest embassy or consulate of the United Arab Emirates in your country. You are required to provide information about the purpose of your trip to Dubai. It is also required that you provide authorizations that your local sponsor in Dubai, (a company, an organization, family or friends) would have requested for you from.
For information about tourist visas applications, or to find out if need a visa to travel to Dubai, please check the Emirates website.