FAQ’s (30 Days Tourist Visa)

FAQ’s (30 Days Tourist Visa)2019-12-12T06:19:00+00:00


Dubai has developed into major tourist destination over the last few years. Some of its major attraction includes the iconic Burj Khalifa, Palm Jumeirah, Burj Alarab Jumeirah, Dubai mall and many others. If you need to visit Dubai for a short period of time, maybe for holiday or to meet a relative, then you would need a short-term 30 days Dubai visa. It is a single entry, single exit short term visa that is valid for 60 days and allow you to stay in Dubai for a maximum of 30 days.


This visa is required by anyone who is not eligible for visa-free entry or visa on arrival in the UAE. Every tourist coming from across the globe is eligible to apply for a 30 days tourist visa in Dubai. However, a female below 18 years of age cannot obtain this visa unless her parent accompany her during the trip.


30 days Dubai visa cannot be obtained through a UAE embassy. If you want this visa, you will need to approach a tour agent, airline or hotel in UAE

They will collect your documents and send them directly to the UAE visa issuing authorities on your behalf. If you are flying with UAE-based airline, they can sponsor your visa. Hotel and travel agents in UAE can also sponsor your tourist visa. So, try to book a hotel in the UAE, or buy your ticket through a travel agency in the country and request them to sponsor your visa.

They will be happy to do that for you. A travel agency in your own country may also have collaborations with a UAE tour operator. They may also sponsor your visa. But you need to send your important documents to a tour agency, make sure they are licensed and authentic. You can check their authenticity by visiting the UAE embassy in your country. Best of all, if you have a relative or family member in UAE, then he or she can sponsor your visa

My visa application has been rejected. I want to know why?2019-12-12T06:25:59+00:00

Visa authority in the UAE does not give any reason any reason to reject your visa application. However, there may be many reasons for your visa to be rejected. Make sure that all the document submitted are valid and clear. Talk to your travel agent who must be aware of the conditions under which a visa application may be rejected.

I have applied for my 30 days Dubai visa. How many days will it take for approval?2019-12-12T06:25:08+00:00

Usually, approval takes around 3-5 working days after application. However, you may seek same day approval by paying an extra fee.

I had earlier applied for a Dubai visa but did not utilize it, what should I do?2019-12-12T06:24:20+00:00

In that case you should get your earlier visa cancelled from your sponsor or travel agency, and then apply for a new one.

My travelling agent is asking for my photographs for the visa application process. Which photos should I send?2019-12-12T06:23:30+00:00

Send two recent passport photographs to the agent. The photographs should be 45*35 mm in size. 70% of the photo should be covered by your face. Your face orientation should be front; the background should be white without any shadow or patterns. You should not wear any mask, hat or scarf in the photograph. Although you may be wearing religion headgear in the photograph, it should not hide your face.

I have applied for a 30 days Dubai visa. How will I get it?2019-12-12T06:22:23+00:00

Since it is an electronic visa, it will be sent to your email address as given in the application form. You will receive it as a PDF attachment that you can download and print.

My passport is about to expire. Can I still apply for a 30 days Dubai visa?2019-12-12T06:21:14+00:00

Your passport should be valid for at least 6 months before you enter Dubai. If your passport is expiring soon, it is better to get it renewed first and then apply for a Dubai visa.

I am travelling to Dubai with my 2 year infant. Do I need to pay the same visa fees for him as well?2019-12-12T06:20:10+00:00

Yes, visa fee is same for infants as well as adult passengers.

How much time before the date of travel can I apply for a 30 days Dubai visa?2019-12-12T06:18:20+00:00

Since the validity of this visa is 58 days, you can apply for it 2 months before your date of travel.