Visa for the United Arab Emirates

The kind of visa that you require for entry into the UAE depends on several different factors such as your nationality, the purpose of your planned visit and its planned duration. Please read the following notes carefully. You should also check with your airline and the hotel you are booked in and regional UAE embassy or consulate.

Citizens from some countries are required to obtain a tourist visa before coming to the UAE; others can purchase a visa on arrival, while for Citizens from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries do not require a visa to enter Sharjah.Visitors can obtain advance visas either through the assistance of the airlines, tour operators, or through business organizations (who can sponsor their visas,) or with the help of family and friends already residing within the UAE .It is advisable to check with your country’s embassy before embarking. Visitors can also obtain information from the local embassy, travel agency, tour operator, the hotel or visit the site of Sharjah International Airport.

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