The visa on arrival facility applies to only the below passport holders.
Europe: Austria, Andorra, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Vatican & United Kingdom
Other: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and USA.
"visa on arrival"- approx US$ 28.00 per person!
GCC nationals can stay more or less as long they like. British citizens can stay for a month and then apply for a visa for a further two months. European, American, South African and Australian citizens may obtain a visit visa from the UAE embassy in their respective countries before departure. Please note that Israelis and travellers whose Passports bear Israeli stamps will be denied a visa.
For all other nationalities, a visa must be applied for before the visitor enters the country.
Please note the following important update with regard to United Arab Emirates Entry visa applications (passport validity).
With immediate effect Immigration Department of United Arab Emirate has changed the passport validity to six months from the date of entry for all visas including visas on arrival (33 nationalities only) and 96 hour transit visas. This will amend our confidential tariff clause "Full passport" under UAE Entry Visa Terms and Conditions section as follows.
All passengers travelling to the United Arab Emirates must be in possession of a valid passport against which a visa should have been processed in advance. The passports must be valid for at least 06 months from the date of entry into the United Arab Emirates.