Dubai Visa For Indians
The largest and the most popular and visited city in the UAE is Dubai which is famous for modern architecture, exotic landscapes, desert safari, adventure parks, and many more to explore in.
Dubai is an emirate which blends with the modern culture easily while keeping their traditional culture intact. The beautiful locations here and hospitality encourages people from around the world to visit this beautiful city.
Indians planning to visit abroad always has Dubai in their checklist because it gives the feeling of home away from home. Indians planning to visit Dubai for tourism needs to hold a valid Dubai Tourist Visa for Indians. Dubai visa is categorized as per the need for travel.
Dubai Tourist Visa – The most popular visa category amongst Indians wherein the purpose of the visit is either for tourism or meeting family & friends. Dubai offers 14 days, 30 days, and 90 days single entry tourist Visa.
Dubai Transit Visa – Indians traveling to the third country and having a stop in Dubai have to apply for a transit visa which is of two types 48 hrs transit visa & 96 hrs single entry transit visa.
Dubai Student Visa – Indian citizens intending to visit Dubai for completing their studies need to apply for a student visa. A student is granted upon the course applied for and time taken to complete the course.
Dubai Work Visa – Indians planning to work in Dubai needs to apply for a work permit but it can be only applied once the approval is received from the employer in Dubai.
Dubai Dependent Visa – Dependent visa is applied by the Indians when their immediate family member is working, residing, or Dubai Passport holder.
While applying for the Dubai Tourist visa the best part is it is processed with minimum documentation compared to any other country without visiting the center for submitting the documents and biometrics.
Documents required for Dubai Visa
- Passport bio pages scanned in color
- 1 photo scanned with a face clearly visible
- Pan card scanned
- Air Tickets (if booked)
Additional documents required for 90 days visa
- Emirates Card of the inviter
- Passport copy of the inviter
90 days single entry visa is normally granted to the applicant who is planning to stay for more than 30 days and has an inviter in Dubai.
OK TO Board (OTB) is mandatory for all the travelers traveling to Dubai who has a remark of Emigration Check Required (ECR) on the last page of the Passport. OK TO BOARD is to be updated once the visa is received. It is done by the travel agent who has processed the visa and the documents required for ECR are Passport Copy, Visa copy, and Ticket copy. It has to be updated at least 48 hrs before the travel.
Dubai Visa Fees
Tourist / Visit Visa
OK TO BOARD Charges
Why Choose Us?
Once you are ready to take our services, a dedicated experienced visa expert will be assigned to you, who will not only help with preparing your documentation but also help you throughout your Dubai visa application for verifying the documents and guiding on OTB.
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How to start my Dubai visa application with Visa for Indians?
Step 1: Leave your contact details above and our visa consultant will call you within 3 hours during day time. Explain our experts about the purpose of your visit & duration of the stay in Dubai.
Step 2: Pay the visa fees and get started with your Dubai visa application. Our experts will share the checklist of documentation and ask you a few details for filling up the form. Ask all your queries and make sure to share all the correct information.
Step 3: Before we submit, our visa expert will verify the documents with you, once it is verified from your end, we will then submit it to the Immigration Department for processing the visa.
Step 5: As per the services obtained you will receive an email/WhatsApp about the decision the Dubai Immigration Department High within a given period time
Note: Visa is generally processed in 3 – 4 working days and if submitted on Thursday then the processing time will be more as Friday Dubai Immigration Department is closed full day, Saturday it works post-lunch and Sunday falls as weekly off in India. So plan for the visa processing accordingly.
DUBAI VISA FOR INDIANS FAQ'S
Can I process a Dubai Work visa from India?
Yes, you can apply for the Dubai work visa from India; however, you should check the requirements & eligibility at the Govern Dubai Immigration Department and once the approval is received from the employer in Dubai you can start the process.
I am planning to study in Dubai, can I get the Dubai Student Visa from India?
Yes, the Dubai Government is welcoming for Indian students who wish to pursue their higher education in Dubai, visit our website for more details.
How long can Indians stay in Dubai on a tourist/visit visa?
Based on your travel plans you need to choose:
14 days visa will allow you to stay for a maximum of 14 days with the visa validity of 58 days.
30 days visa allows you to stay for a maximum of 30 days with the visa validity of 58 days.
90 days allow you to stay for a maximum of 90 days with the visa validity of 90 days.
Can I visit Dubai multiple times on a Dubai tourist visa?
No, You cannot visit multiple times as 14 days, 30 days, and 90 days tourist visa are for a single visit.
My passport is expiring in 6 months can I apply for a Dubai Visa?
No, a minimum of 6 months’ validity of passport is required for applying for Dubai visit/tourist visa.
Is biometric necessary for a Dubai tourist/visitor visa?
No, biometrics is not necessary for any type of visas issued by the Dubai Immigration Department.
How long does the Dubai Immigration Department take to conclude the application?
It takes 3 – 4 working days to conclude the application. Friday Dubai Immigration Department is closed and Saturday they work only post-lunch.
Can I reapply if my Dubai visa is rejected?
Yes, you can appeal to the decision made by the Dubai Immigration Department however, reconsidering will be solely the Immigration Department’s discretion.
Can I get a refund, in case my visa is rejected?
All charges related to Government fees & service charges are nonrefundable.
Is OK TO BOARD mandatory for all the applicants?
OK TO BOARD is to be updated for only those applicants who has an Emigration Check Required remark on their passport. OTB is updated once the visa is processed and at least 48 hrs before your travel time.
Points to remember after receiving the visa
- After receiving the visa, check your visa properly, cross-verify your passport number, name, date of birth, visa category & validity of the Dubai visa.
- If you find any correction in visa, report it to us within 24 hrs and send an email to our registered mail id about the same.
- Remember to check the Emigration Check Required remark on the Passport and if the remark is found get OK TO BOARD updated on the visa by the travel agent as without OK TO BOARD you may not be allowed to board the flight.
- If you find everything fine in your visa, you can then plan a trip to your dream destination, book a flight ticket with us & get offers and discounts.
Important points while traveling to Dubai
- Once you have received Dubai Visa, the next thing that you will do is plan a trip & book a flight ticket, make sure to check the validity of the visa before booking tickets.
- While traveling to Dubai make sure to buy Dubai sim card & sufficient local currency Dirhams from us.
- Make sure to carry foreign exchange receipts, as some might be asked by the Authorities at the Airport for verification.
- People visiting Dubai on a visit visa will require a return flight ticket, the immigration department may ask you for the same.
- Accommodation proof might be asked by the department of immigration at Indian airport or the port of entry, make sure you have proper proof to prove.
- Immigration department in the Dubai might ask you different questions related to your stay, make sure you answer it correctly, as visa allows you to travel to the Country but does not guarantee the entry, as the final decision is made by the immigration officer at the arrival airport.
Places to visit in Dubai
Dubai one of the most favorite tourist destinations for people around the world. The country is famous for its magnificent and outstanding structures, high rise buildings, and shopping malls. Indians have always opted for the first international tourist destination as Dubai because of its closeness to the Indian culture and people which gives the feeling of home away from home.
Burj Khalifa Dubai’s landmark building with 829.8 meters the tallest building in the world is a must-visit on the trip to Dubai. The view across the city from the observatory deck 124 floor is splendid. You can get to see the desert on one side and the ocean on the other covering the 360° view of the city. On the ground, you get to view the beautiful gardens and the world’s tallest performing fountain.
Dubai Mall the most favorite mall and shopping destination loved by all in Dubai has an ice-skating rink, cinema halls, gaming zone, endless shopping, and eating which entertains everyone. It is also an entry point to Burj Khalifa and Dubai Aquarium. Dubai Shopping Festival is held here in January and February and Summer Surprises in July and August.
Dubai Aquarium houses 140 species of sea life in a suspended tank on the ground floor of the Dubai Mall. Cage Snorkeling, shark diving, glass-bottom boat tours are the favorite activities here exploring the aquarium.
Desert Safari is a place to get a feeling of the Arabic life with the traditional activities wherein you can experience dune driving, camel ride, belly dance, fire & Tanura show, sand/skiboarding, henna painting, shisha for hookah lovers, and BBQ dinner. It’s like a different world from the city life away from all the hustle and bustle.
Global Village is on the outskirts of the city and receives 5 million visitors every year for culture, entertainment, and shopping is considered as a family destination. You can be the part of live concerts and shows, a trip around the world in the pavilion dedicated to each country, thrilling stunt shows, carnival, and a wide range of eateries at the food court.