The Visit Visa applies to tourists who wish to spend over 14 days in the UAE those coming for family visits as well as those on long-term business visits.
Obtaining a Visit Visa requires the sponsorship of any UAE resident or any company or hotel licensed to operate within the UAE.
This visa is valid for entry within two months from its date of issue.
The Visit Visa is valid for 60 days and is renewable for a total stay of up to 90 days. A fee of Dh 500 is charged for this renewal. A Visit Visa further entitles its holder to change his status to that of residence or employment provided certain conditions are met.
In order to complete the application, the sponsor will require the visitor’s date of arrival, arrival details, and a photocopy of the first few pages of the visitor’s passport, which should be valid for at least three months. There is a fee of Dh 100 for obtaining a visit visa. There is also a fee of Dh 10 for visa delivery service by DNATA. Hotels, hotel apartments, tour operators, travel agents and airlines may not levy supplementary charges or processing fees in excess of Dh 50 for arranging visa for visitors.
The Visit Visa holder may enter and leave the country through any port of entry in the UAE.
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