No - A visa is not required for travel to UAE

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Temporary visa and entry suspension: Please be advised that the United Arab Emirates have suspended entry and the issuance of all visas until further notice. The entry suspension does not apply to Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Saudi Arabia passport holders. This is a rapidly changing situation. Travisa is monitoring the situation closely so check our website for updates.

A visa is not required in advance to transit through the United Arab Emirates; visa or entry stamp will be issued on arrival if passing through immigration into UAE during transit.


Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank passport page available for UAE visa stamp(s).


Proof of Travel Arrangements:

Confirmed onward airline ticket.


Other Requirements:

Valid onward destination visas (if applicable).

Register your trip with the US Embassy:

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. For just $20.00 per traveler, Travisa will complete the State Department Registration for the applicant. Official notifications about travel advisories and warnings will be sent to the traveler registered.

Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in UAE