I tried to get written rules about it and they send me this twice
Thank you for contacting Amer.
Further to your below email, please be informed that the GCC resident “high qualified professions” can get the visa upon arrival valid for 30 days and renewable for the similar period.
your passport, you can get the visa upon arrival only with the below conditions:
Exceeded 6 months with the GCC Residence since its date of issue.
Your passport should be valid for more than 6 months and your GCC residence visa as well.
Should you require further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.
It seems, the iqama needs to be valid for 6 months as well. I wonder, how about the 2nd iqama, does it need to be after 6th months as well?
so for two years iqama, it seems like you can only go in between 1 year of your validity
I did have another experience when entering uae with my passport <6 months but my iqama validity is ok, I entered with no problem.
But never risk it, just like everyone says.
I asked amer one more time about this by email, and refer to some people who can enter with < 6 months validity, and that I actually checked with the DNRD at airport that said it was ok to enter with GCC residence 3-6 months validity, they will see the purpose etc. but they replied
"Further to your below email, kindly find below the contact numbers for Dubai Airport Immigration Office as they are concerned about such issues and you can follow up with them through:
would be nice actually to get what they said written.
just want to share.