Dubai is one of the most sought places by entrepreneurs who want to do a business setup in 2020. And traveling to other countries requires a visa before the boarding of the flight. Also, sometimes you get a visa on arrival. And then there are various different types of Visas that you should know about. Acquiring a visa is not a complicated process if you have the right guidance.
In this blog, we will explain all the necessary points that you should remember before applying for Dubai Visa.
Do you need a Visa?
Residents from some selective countries like USA, UK, etc. are eligible for visa on arrival in the UAE. If you are a passport holder of any of the GCC countries then you do not need a UAE visa to visit Dubai. You just have to show your GCC national passport at immigration and you will be granted entry on the spot.
Acquiring a UAE visa grants you access to all the emirates of UAE like Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Umm AL-Quwain, etc.
What are the different types of Visas?
Which type of visa you need solely depends on the reason you are visiting Dubai. The varied types are as follows:
- Visa for visit
- Residential visa
- Dubai tourist visa
- Investor Visa
- Employment visa
- Freelance visa
- Multiple-entry visa
- Transit visa for 96-hours
- Long-term visa for 90 days or short-term visa for 30 days
- Domestic help visa
What are the essential documents?
The following are the different documents that must be presented by you i.e. the visitor while applying for Dubai Visa services:
- The first page, last page and the visa pages of your passport
- The first page, last page and the visa pages of the guarantor’s passport
- Your Emirate ID
- Your passport-sized photograph in a white background
- Your passport with a minimum validity of 6 months
- If you are a spouse then it must be mentioned in the passport.
- Sometimes you need a cash deposit of AED 5,000
How much will your Dubai Visa cost you?
The cost of acquiring the visa also depends on the type of visa you have applied for. The minimum cost that you have to pay for acquiring Dubai Visa is AED 200. If you are to cancel your Dubai Visa, it will cost you around 110 AED.
Before setting up a business in Dubai, you should understand the basic process of acquiring a Visa for Dubai UAE. EBMS will guide you through all the processes so that your business setup process goes smoothly.