WCN 2019, Dubai - Important Visa Information

Important Visa Information

The type of visa needed to enter Dubai depends on several factors such as your nationality, the purpose of your planned visit and its duration.

Please refer to the dedicated Visit Dubai website for details on the type of visa you would need, as well as the application requirements.

Citizens of eligible countries/regions are allowed to enter the UAE without a visa prior to arrival. If the country or nationality appears on the list below, no advance visa arrangements are required to visit the UAE.

If your country is not in the list below, please contact the hotel you have booked and apply for a visa directly through them.

AndorraGermany
Norway
​ArgentinaGreeceNew Zealand
AustraliaHong KongPoland
AustriaHungaryPortugal
​BahamasIcelandRomania
BelgiumIrelandRussia
​BrazilItaly San Marino
BruneiJapanSeychelles
Bulgaria​KazakhstanSingapore
CanadaLatviaSlovakia
​ChileLiechtensteinSlovenia
​ChinaLithuaniaSolomon Islands
CroatiaLuxembourgSouth Korea
CyprusMalaysiaSpain
Czech RepublicMaltaSweden
Denmark​MauritiusSwitzerland
EstoniaMonaco​Ukraine
Finland​NauruUnited Kingdom
FranceNetherlandsUnited States of America


In addition to the countries/regions listed above, citizens of GCC nations – Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia are eligible for a visa on arrival at Dubai International Airport.

Important information

  • Passport should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months
  • Number of entries: Only single entry is permitted
  • An eye scan or a facial recognition will be taken at the Immigration desk in the airport
  • Only normal passports can be used for visa applications (i.e. no Diplomatic Passports)
  • If your country is not in the list above, please contact the hotel you have booked and apply for a visa directly through them.

Please refer to the dedicated Visit Dubai website for details on the type of visa you would need, as well as the application requirements.

Apply for a VISA online 

If your country is not in the list above once you have booked your accommodation in Dubai you can apply for visa directly through your hotel or with the help of the following website:  https://gulfcircletours.com/online-visa-application/




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