Holders of a multiple entry tourist visa can stay in the United Arab Emirates for a maximum of 90 days per year.
UAE immigration authorities have opened application processes for five-year, multiple-entry tourist visas to enter the country. The Federal Identity and Citizenship Authority (ICA) said the visa will now be issued for all nationalities.
The five-year visa allows tourists to self-sponsor multiple times and stay in the country for 90 days on each visit, which can be extended for an additional 90 days. Applicants must pay Dh650 to apply for the visa through ICA.
UAE tourism agency officials have confirmed the availability of the multiple entry tourist visa for Khaleej Times.
How to register
A travel agent said Khaleej weather, “Interested candidates can apply directly on the ICA website. A quota system has not been allocated to travel agencies. The documents, including the applicant’s bank statements, can be downloaded directly from the websites – and it is at the discretion of the immigration authority whether or not to grant the visa to the applicant.
Interested visitors who wish to apply for the visa through immigration services in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, Al Ain and Al Dhafra (Western region) can apply for the visa on the ICA website www. .ica.gov.ae.
Multiple entry visit visas issued by Dubai will be authorized by GDRFA.
Applicants can find application details here.
Additionally, agents said demand for tourist visas to enter the UAE has quadrupled in recent weeks, especially from those interested in attending Expo 2020.
“Our agency submits an average of 2,000 tourist visa applications every day,” said Raheesh Babu, group chief operating officer of online travel agency Musafir.com.
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The UAE cabinet adopted a new remote work visa to allow employees around the world to live and work in the UAE for one year and approved a multiple entry tourist visa for all nationalities in March of This year.
Step by step process to apply for the five-year visa through the ICA
>> Step 1
Upload application information including name, service recipient details, address within UAE, address outside of UAE.
>> Step 2
Download attachments including color photo, passport copy, medical insurance, and bank statement for the past six months. Applicants must have a balance of US $ 4,000 or its equivalent in foreign currency within the past six months.
>> Step 3
Examine the request
>> Step 4
Pay for the app
>> Step 5
Receive the visa by e-mail
The ICA said the service is available to all individuals of all nationalities. The individual will receive a multiple entry visa for five years, provided that the period of stay in the country does not exceed 90 days in one year.
The calculation of the (first, second up to the fifth) year begins from the date of the first entry into the country using this visa. “If you wish to extend the annual period of stay in the country by more than 90 days in one year and for a period not exceeding 180 days, you can submit a request for extension of the period of stay in the country”, a stated the ICA.