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United Arab Emirates Passport and Visa Information

Visas and Passports

Passport and/or passport replacing documents must be valid for at least three months on arrival for stays under three months, and six months on arrival for longer stays.

For nationals of Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, USA, and Western European countries, visas can be obtained on arrival, free of charge.

Nationals of Canada must obtain a visa prior to travel.

Visas are not required for nationals of the Gulf Cooperation Council member nations. (United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia).

Onward and Return Travel Requirements of the United Arab Emirates

All travellers to the United Arab Emirates are required to hold return or onward tickets, documents for the next destination and sufficient funds for the period of their stay.

Note: These are guidelines only. Virgin Australia recommends you contact the relevant government agency for your destination. Visa requirements are subject to change without notice.