Dubai Visa Information | Guidelines to Apply UAE Online Visa

Dubai Visa Information | Guidelines to Apply UAE Online Visa

Dubai Visa Information | Guidelines to Apply UAE Online Visa

What is a UAE eVisa?

It is an Electronic Visa that can be issued online through us without the effort of applying through the
embassy, making it easy to obtain from any place in the world.
How can I apply for the Dubai Visa?
Simply follow the below steps - :
• Chose the type of Dubai Visa;
• Pay online;
• Upload the required documents;
• Receive your Visa.

How many days prior to the date of travel can I apply for a Dubai Visa?

You can apply for your Dubai Visa a maximum 2 months prior to the date of travel.

What are the advantages of applying for an Electronic UAE Visa?

Swift processing-subject to qualifying the eligibility criteria and meeting the documents requirement,
your visa can be processed within 3-4 working days;
Convenient and cost effective i.e. most economical visa fee / charges;
No hotel booking is required, you may stay at a place of your choice*
Electronic visa can be sent anywhere in the world through Email.

What is the Dubai Visa processing time?

After you submit your documents to us, our team of Dubai Visa experts will review your application and contact you quickly. The normal Dubai Visa processing time is from 3 to 5 working days.

Is the Dubai visa a single entry or valid for multiple entries?

The Dubai Visa is valid only for a single entry; within the validity period of 58 days from the date of issue of the visa.

How will I receive the Dubai Visa?

Once the Dubai Visa gets issued it will be sent immediately to your email.

Do I need to print out the Dubai eVisa once received?

Yes, you need to print out the Visa to present it at the airport. It is highly advisable to always keep a
copy of your Visa throughout your trip.

Is the Dubai Visa fees inclusive of all charges or there are any additional service charges-levied?

The Dubai Visa fees are inclusive of all charges, and there are no additional charges for the same. 

Can the entry and exit be from any Airport in UAE?

The visa is valid for entry and exit for all airports within UAE.

Is this Dubai Visa valid for whole UAE or only restricted to Dubai?

The Dubai Visa is valid for whole of UAE and you can visit any place within UAE.

Can I extend the Dubai Visa once it expires?

Yes, You can extend your 30 days and 90 Days UAE Visa. You need to confirm for this before apply for uae visa extension.

What are the repercussions of staying beyond the validity of visa period?

You may never be issued a Dubai Visa again in future. It may also result into a heavy penalty of overstay besides legal action in Dubai.

Can I get a physical Dubai Visa stamped on my passport?

The UAE Embassy does not issue Dubai Visas stamps on ordinary/normal passports. It is issued in the
form of an Electronic visa.

Why is OK to Board (OTB) needed?

Due to an expansion in fake visas to UAE, many Indian passengers were deported back in the past. In
order to control the fake visa issuance and any fraudulent activities; airlines and sponsors double check the UAE Visa and Air tickets before departure and only after checking the visa authenticity, airlines update visa message in the respective PNR.

What is the time taken to get the OTB?

The Airline verifies the Dubai Visa and only then updates an Ok to Board message against the PNR.
Airlines generally will take at least 24-48 working hours to update PNR after issuance of VISA.

What is the main purpose behind updating the OTB?

Your airline mandates you to update OTB message in the PNR primarily to confirm the legitimacy of your Dubai Visa as well as other relevant travel documents, thereby eliminating the chances of travellers making entry to the country with a forged visa and subsequently getting deported by the UAE immigration.

What if my OTB status is not updated?

In such circumstances, your airline has the complete right to disapprove your boarding. To resolve this
issue at the earliest, don’t delay to get in touch with our Dubai Visa Experts.

What if my Dubai Visa gets rejected?

The approval of the Dubai Visa is solely regulated by the government of the UAE and governed by their
rules & regulations and the rejection of the Dubai visa application is the sole prerogative of the
immigration authorities, therefore Musafirevisa will not be held responsible in case of visa rejection or

Is the Dubai Visa fee refundable if it has been rejected?

No, the Dubai Visa fee is non-refundable in all cases, including if the visa application is rejected.

What Are The Different Types Of Dubai Visas?

The purpose of your visit will determine the type of Dubai Visa you need to apply for. It could be a
tourist, transit or service (Business) visa.

What should be the validity of my passport?

Your passport should be valid for at least six months from the date of travel.

Do I have to submit my passport for stamping before I travel?

No, you will receive an electronic visa, which does not require anything to be stamped in your passport
ahead of travel. All Dubai Visas are sent by email. You should print out a copy of your Visa before you
travel, and carry it with you.

What are the working days of the embassy to Issue a Dubai Visa?

All of the days except Friday, Saturday and National Holidays of UAE are considered working days.

Do I need to take a health/travel insurance?

You are strongly advised to purchase a health / travel insurance to cover yourself in Dubai as medical
treatment can be very expensive in Dubai. We can certainly assist you with the travel insurance as it’s an absolute necessity for International travel in the event of unexpected events such as medical
emergencies, baggage delay or loss etc.

What is the easiest way to apply for a Dubai Visa?

The easiest way to apply for a Dubai Visa is to apply online with us. Our service is to provide Visa for UAE in aquick and easy way with minimal documents. We are experts in the travel and tourism sector especially in the visa processing. Through our expertise, in-depth knowledge and integrity, we commit to delivering an exceptional experience to our customers each and every time you use our service. In order to help us understand your unique visa needs, please drop in your query and our Expert will get in touch with you.

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