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


Apply for Visa Online:


All visa requests should go through the visitor's respective embassies.

For any countries without representation in the UAE, the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs will issue only for diplomatic or private passports or United Nations travel documents.

For normal passports, please apply for a visa through tourism offices or through this link:


Contact the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs


Toll Free (International): +971 4313 9999

Fax: +971 4501 1111

Email: [email protected]

Mail Address:

General Directorate of Residency and Foreigner Affairs – Dubai

P.O. Box: 4333 Dubai