Frequently Asked Questions


General Information

Can I Apply Dubai Visa Online?

Yes, you can typically apply for a Dubai visa online. The specific process and requirements may vary depending on the type of visa you need and your nationality.

Do I need transit visa for 3 hours for transit in Dubai ?

If you are just transiting through Dubai and not leaving the airport and have a boarding pass for onward flight, you may not need a transit visa. The UAE issues two types of transit visas: one for 48 hours and another for 96 hours. Both types of transit visas are not extendable.

Is a transit visa required at Abu Dhabi airport flying through Wizz Air?

Yes, a transit visa is required for layovers in Abu Dhabi regardless of any layover if you are not eligible for visa-free entry or visa-on-arrival in the UAE.

Is a Transit Visa Required flying with any other Airline other than Wizz Air?

If your layover is less than 8 hours and you do not need to collect or drop off baggage at the connecting flight, you may not require a transit visa.. However, if your layover exceeds 8 hours, it's generally recommended to apply for a transit visa to ensure a smooth transit experience.

How long do you need a transit visa for?

The validity of the transit visa is either 48 hours or 96 hours depending on the type of visa issued.

How much does a UAE transit visa cost?

The cost of a transit visa in the UAE for 48 hours visa is USD 65. 96 Hour Transit visa costs USD 96. Both the rate excludes 5% VAT.

How many hours of layover is allowed in Dubai?

The maximum layover time allowed in Dubai depends on your airline and ticket type. However, most airlines allow layovers between 2-24 hours.

Can I stay overnight in Dubai Airport?

Yes, you can stay overnight in Dubai Airport. The airport has several rest zones where you can recline and rest. However, these chairs tend to stay occupied, so it’s best to arrive early to secure a spot. If you prefer a more comfortable sleeping arrangement, there are several hotels located inside the airport that you can book for a few hours or overnight stay. Some of these hotels also offer sleep pods and day rooms. If you plan to stay overnight at the airport, there are plenty of dining options available that are open 24 hours. You can also pass the time by shopping at the airport’s stores that are open through the night.

What is the difference between a transit visa and an airport transit visa?

The main difference between the two visas is that a transit visa allows you to leave the airport and enter the country, while an airport transit visa only allows you to stay in the international transit area of the airport.

What is the price for Dubai visa?

The cost of a tourist visa in the UAE is US$ 140 for a 14-day visa and USD 160 for a 60-day visa. The processing time for a Dubai visa is usually between 2-5 business days. Please note that the visa fees may vary depending on the type of visa, nationality, and duration of stay. It is best to check with your airline or travel agency for more information on the visa application process.

Which visa is best for Dubai?

The best visa for Dubai depends on your purpose of visit and duration of stay. Here are some of the most common types of visas: Tourist Visa: This visa is suitable for those who are visiting Dubai for leisure or tourism purposes. The validity of this visa is 30 days for Short Term and 60 Days as long term visa. Both visas can be extended for an additional 30 days. Transit Visa: A Dubai transit visa, also known as a Dubai stopover visa or a UAE transit visa, is a type of visa that allows travelers to stay in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for a limited period while they are in transit through a UAE airport. Multiple Entry UAE Tourist visa: This visa is suitable for visitors who frequently travel to UAE due to business commitments or if they are arriving UAE by Cruise and need to re-enter UAE within the period of 30 days or 60 days. 2 Year Freelance Visa Dubai This visa is suitable for visitors looking to work in UAE as freelancers and does not want to work under the company’s sponsorship or may be looking to work for more than one employer at a time.