Passenger Traffic at Dubai Airport. (Photo: WAM)

Dubai’s General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs (GDFRA) has released a video tweet explaining the prerequisites and the steps after arriving at the airport for Indians to obtain on arrival visa … reports Asian Lite News.

Dubai World Central (DWC), Dubai’s airport. (Photo: WAM)

Dubai is a sought after travel destination for many Indians, most have family or friends in the region. So many opt to travel to Dubai to visit their loved ones. Furthermore, Dubai is also a popular tourist destination as many Indians choose to come to Dubai to spent their holidays.

As the Eid holiday season approaches, GDFRA has released a video through its twitter account explaining the steps to be followed by Indian passport holders after reaching the airport to receive on arrival visa.

The video explains that the Indian passport holders need the following prerequisites to be eligible,

  • Residency visa from the United Kingdom or from other European countries or
  • A valid American visa or a Green Card
  • Furthermore, the residency visas must also be valid for more than six months.

If eligible, the video, which was uploaded on the GDRFA’s social networking sites on Tuesday evening, explains that the passenger must go the ‘Marhaba’ service desk to pay entry permission fees of AED 100 and a service charge of AED 20 to get the on arrival visa.

Once received, the visa will be valid for 14 days, after which the passengers will have an option to renew it for another 28 days by paying AED 250 renewal fee and a service charge of AED 20.

Passengers must also keep in mind that the fine for overstaying is AED 100 per day spent in the country and an additional AED 200 for departure permit.



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