Please see the following information to check if you can obtain a visa on arrival or if you require a prearranged visa to enter the United Arab Emirates.Visa on Arrival
Citizens of eligible countries/regions are allowed to enter the UAE without a visa prior to arrival.Notes for Visas on Arrival:
|France||Netherlands||United States of America|
|Germany||New Zealand||Vatican City|
Nationals of countries not included in the visa on arrival list will require a prearranged visa to enter the United Arab Emirates.
participants holding an Etihad Airways airline ticket, the easiest way to obtain a UAE Visa is to apply online at: - http://www.ttsuaevisas.com
A confirmation e-mail will be sent to you when your application has been received and the progress of your application can be checked online.
After communication from UAE Immigration, an email will be sent to you with the corresponding decision. Successful applicants will then receive their visas by email.
After receiving your visa, you must print it out and carry it with you for boarding the airplaneNotes for prearranged Visas:
Please ensure that you give yourself enough time for your visa application to be approved.If the online application link mentioned above is used, then the processing time for an application is typically 3-5 UAE working days (Sunday to Thursday).
Whether an application is approved or not is at the sole discretion of the UAE Immigration Department and it is no other party’s responsibility if the visa is declined. Fees paid in regards to approved or declined application cannot be refunded.
Issuance of a visa or approval on the visa application does not in any way guarantee the Guest the right to enter UAE. The entry is at the sole discretion of the Immigration officer at the Airport.
Alternatively, for participants holding tickets with airlines other than, you can apply for a visa through your nearest UAE embassy, or in some instances through the airline or your hotel in the UAE.