Applying for a visa
The processing time is subject to immigration working hours. Please allow a minimum of 5 working days excluding weekends (Fridays/Saturdays) and Public Holidays.
Some nationalities may require a longer processing time and is subject to the approval of the immigration department.
Cost: AED 303 (Dubai)
Validity: 30 days from the date of arrival (cannot be extended)
Tourist Visa can be issued within 5 working days (excluding weekends and public holiday) depending on immigration department approval. It can only be applied for by a licensed hotel or tourism agency and it is available for all nationalities.
If an urgent visa is required, please contact the appropriate JUMEIRAH™ Hotels & Resorts directly. Additional charges will apply for urgent applications.
The Department of Naturalization and Residence in Dubai have introduced a visa on arrival facility for 48 nationalities. Citizens of the following countries will have a visit visa stamped on their passports at the port of entry, eliminating the need to apply for a visa prior to arriving in the UAE. These can be extended for another 30 days by paying an additional AED 850.
Nationalities eligible for visa on arrival:
Citizens of the following countries may stay for a maximum period of 30 days.
- Great Britain
- Hong Kong SAR
- New Zealand
- South Korea
- San Marino
- United States of America
- Vatican City
Citizens of the following countries may stay for a maximum period of 90 days in any 180 – day period.
- Czech Republic
Note: All nationalities who are included in Visa Exemptions can still avail the Guest Visa Services, upon request.
Resident of the Gulf Cooperation Council can apply online for the UAE entry permit. Alternatively, JUMEIRAH™ Hotels & Resorts can offer Guest Visa Services upon request.
All nationalities not included in the 48 countries listed above, are not eligible for visa on arrival, and must apply for a visa through the UAE immigration authorities. JUMEIRAH™ Hotels & Resorts offer a Guest Visa Service that arranges service or tourist visas for guests visiting the UAE and are incoming in-house guests.
List of documents required to process guest Visas*:
- Signed Jumeirah Guest Visa Application Form for Each individual.
- Signed Jumeirah Guest Visa Services Terms & Condition.
- Photo Passport Size (White Background).
- Clear Passport Copy of Each individual (Minimum Six Month Validity Passport)
* It is the responsibility of the traveller to ensure that these regulations are still valid at the time of travel and Jumeirah International LLC will accept no responsibility for any changes in the above listing and issuing of visa permits.
For enquiries, please contact the relevant Jumeirah Hotel or Resort directly:
Burj Al Arab Jumeirah: BAAreservations@jumeirah.com
Madinat Jumeirah: MJreservations@jumeirah.com
Jumeirah Beach Hotel: JBHreservations@jumeirah.com
Jumeirah Zabeel Saray: JZSreservations@jumeirah.com
Jumeirah Emirates Towers: JETreservations@jumeirah.com
Jumeirah Living World Trade Centre Residence: email@example.com
Jumeirah Creekside Hotel: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jumeirah at Etihad Towers: JADvisas@jumeirah.com
View our Visa Service Terms & Conditions here
Download the Visa Application Form here