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Dubai: Dubai has given big relief to Indians, can travel with any UAE visa


Dubai: The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (NCEMA) on Saturday announced that tourist visa applications are now open to travelers from all countries, provided they have received both doses of the WHO-approved coronavirus vaccine.


  • Big relief for Indian travelers traveling to Dubai amid travel restrictions
  • Dubai abolishes residency visa obligation, now travel with any UAE visa
  • UAE opens its doors for tourists from all countries from 30 August

There is good news for Indians planning a holiday in Dubai. Dubai has done away with the requirement of residency visa for travelers. In a tweet, Emirates Airline’s customer service team said that those UAE residents who have a visa issued by any emirate can land in Dubai.

Emirates gave information on Twitter
Till now, only those travelers from countries like India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, from where UAE travel was banned, could land in Dubai who had a residence visa issued by Dubai. Responding to Twitter visa queries, Emirates’ support staff said that travelers traveling to Dubai with UAE residency visas will need to obtain approval from the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA).

travel with any visa
The airlines said in a tweet, ‘As per the current update, for travel to Dubai, all UAE residents can travel together with newly issued Residence or Employment Visa, Short Stay/Long Stay Visa, Visit Visa, Visa on Arrival. Travelers traveling with UAE Resident Visa must have GDRFA or ICA approval. This relief has been given by Dubai at a time when the UAE has opened its doors to tourists from all countries a day earlier.


UAE started giving tourist visa
The United Arab Emirates on Sunday announced good news for Indian tourists, saying that the country will start issuing tourist visas from August 30. The demand for tourist visas and flight tickets to the UAE has increased four-fold on Monday, just after the announcement of the opening of doors for tourists.

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