Navigating the documentation requirements for UAE visit visas can be overwhelming, but with
Abroad Routes, you don’t have to go through it alone. Our team of visa experts will assist you
in gathering and organizing the necessary documents to ensure a successful visa application. We
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every step of the process.
Essential Documents for UAE Tourist | Visit Visa
Planning a visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and mesmerized by the allure of
its modern marvels, rich heritage, and captivating landscapes? Before embarking on
your journey, it’s crucial to understand the necessary documents for obtaining a UAE
visit visa. At Abroad Routes, we simplify the process for you, ensuring a smooth and
stress-free application experience.
Ensure your passport is valid for at least six months from the date of
your intended entry to the UAE. An expired passport could lead to visa
application rejection, so be sure to renew it if necessary.
Completed Visa Application Form
Filling out the UAE visit visa application form accurately and
comprehensively is of utmost importance. Our experts at Abroad Routes
will guide you through this process, helping you avoid any errors that
could delay or jeopardize your visa approval.
You will typically need recent passport-sized photographs with a white
background. The number of photographs required may vary depending on the
Proof of Accomodation
To ensure a comfortable stay during your visit to the UAE, provide
documentation confirming your accommodation arrangements. This could be
in the form of hotel reservations or a letter of invitation from a host
residing in the UAE.
Present a copy of your confirmed flight itinerary, which outlines your
intended travel dates to and from the UAE. It’s essential to have your
travel plans in order when applying for the visit visa.
Proof of Sufficient Funds
Demonstrate your ability to cover your expenses while in the UAE. Bank
statements or a letter from your employer stating your financial
stability are commonly accepted as proof of sufficient funds.
Although not always mandatory, having travel insurance that covers
medical emergencies and other unforeseen circumstances is highly
recommended for your safety and peace of mind.
No Objection Certificate (NOC) from Employer
If you are employed, a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from your employer
is often required as evidence that your visit to the UAE is authorized
and does not conflict with your work commitments.
Passport Copy and Residence Visa Copy of Host (if applicable)
If you have family or friends in the UAE who will be hosting your visit,
their passport copy and residence visa copy may be needed.
Additional Documents for Specific Visas
Depending on the purpose of your visit, additional documents may be
required. For example, if you are visiting for business purposes, you
may need a letter of invitation from a UAE-based company.
Choose Visa Type
Before applying for a UAE visit visa, identify the specific type that
suits your travel purpose. The UAE offers various visit visa categories,
such as tourist visas, family visit visas, and transit visas. Each
category has its own set of requirements and permitted duration of stay.
Choose a Sponsor
For most visit visa categories, you will need a sponsor based in the
UAE. The sponsor can be a hotel, a tour operator, a relative, or a
friend who is a UAE resident. Your sponsor will be responsible for
initiating and coordinating the visa application process on your behalf.
Your sponsor will submit the visa application to the relevant UAE
authorities, such as the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners
Affairs (GDRFA) or the UAE immigration department. All the documents
must be accurately completed and attached.
Provide Necessary Documents
Generally, you need: valid passport, white-background photos,
relationship proof (if applicable), flight bookings, accommodation
details, travel insurance. More documents may be needed based on the
visa category; check with your sponsor for the full list.
Visa Fee Payment
Visa fees vary depending on the type of visit visa and the intended
duration of stay. Your sponsor will inform you about the applicable fees
and payment methods. Ensure you pay the fees promptly to avoid any
delays in processing your visa.
Upon submission of the visa application, documents and fees, the UAE
authorities will review your application. The processing time may vary,
but typically it takes a few working days to a couple of weeks. Your
sponsor will notify you once your visa is approved.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need a sponsor for UAE tourist
Anyone who does not have the privilege of getting a visa-free entry
or a visa on arrival will require an entry permit prior to arrival into the UAE and
someone to sponsor it.
What are the requirements for
The following are the minimum requirements for applying a temporary
Passport/Travel Document Valid for at
least six (6) months beyond the intended period of stay in the
Duly Accomplished Visa application
Passport Photos (2 pieces)
Proof of bona fide status as tourist
How many days I can stay in UAE on
Citizens of a few countries can travel to the UAE and obtain an
entry visa upon arrival, and the duration of stay according to this visa is up to 30
days. Citizens of other countries can obtain a visa that allows for a stay of up to
90 days upon arrival.
Who can sponsor me in UAE?
Expatriate residents Expatriate residents can sponsor
their families to reside in the UAE if they have a valid residence permit/visa. The
sponsor must have a minimum salary of AED 4,000 or AED 3,000 plus accommodation.
How we can help?
Get Ready for an Unforgettable UAE Visit!
Embark on your journey to the UAE with confidence, knowing you have the right documents
in hand. Whether you’re traveling for leisure, business, or to visit loved ones, let
Abroad Routes make your UAE visit visa application a breeze. Contact us today to start
your visa application process and unlock the doors to this fascinating destination!
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