Visa Information

A visa is required to enter UAE except for nationals (citizens) of the following countries who will be issued entry permits upon arrival at the airport in the UAE.

GCC Countries  : Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia
Europe : Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg,  Monaco, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Vatican City, Americas: United States of America
Oceanic/Pacific : Australia, New Zealand
Asia  : Japan, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, South Korea

Nationals other than those of the above lists require an entry visa which need to be arranged prior to arrival to the UAE.

We can assist you with visa processing through our visa agent, DTTS.

 

FOR VISITORS

If you require a visa prior to your arrival, there are three options available:

- UAE Consulate in your Country: We can issue a visa invitation letter should you wish to apply through the UAE consulate in your country. Please email us your passport details to facilitate this.

- Hotel: Request from your hotel to arrange your visa. Not all hotels offer this facility, so please check prior to booking. Should you require assistance with hotel bookings , please contact our Hospitality Department on +971 4 407 2694/+971 4 407 2710 or email hotels@informa.com.

- Airline: Etihad Airways is the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates. The airline was set up by a Royal decree in July 2003, with Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, as its hub. Etihad started commercial operations in November 2003. Since then, Etihad's expansion has been dramatic and the airline flies to 44 international destinations across Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and North America.

If you travel by Etihad Airways (http://www.etihad.com), they will be able to assist with your visa application.

Airport:  Abu Dhabi International Airport is just 15 minutes from ADNEC. Over 50 international airlines operate a schedule of flights connecting Abu Dhabi to more than 80 destinations in 46 countries across the globe. Metered taxis to ADNEC are readily available outside the arrivals hall.

For more information please visit the Abu Dhabi International Airport website  www.abudhabiairport.ae 

 FOR EXHIBITORS

We will be pleased to assist you with visa through our appointed visa agent (terms & conditions apply).

 

VISA COST

The cost of the visa is AED 720.00 per application. Please note that approval or rejection of the visa is subject to the discretion of the government authorities and there will be no reason given by the immigrations authorities why the visa is rejected. However the fee for the visa paid is not refundable if in the case visa is rejected.

 

PROCESS

The visa application process will take 5-7 working days from the date of receipt of the payment. All visas are issued online therefore, there is no need to deposit any visas at Dubai Airport.

Please email hotels@informa.com to contact our hospitality department to assist you with your visa application process.

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