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UAE: Introducing a system of multiple-entry tourist visas for all nationalities
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The Emirates Smart Government stated, through its electronic portal, that the UAE government has introduced a system of multi-entry tourist visas for all nationalities

The Emirates Smart Government stated, through its electronic portal, that the UAE government has introduced a system of multi-entry tourist visas for all nationalities, providing all necessary facilities for visitors and tourists and supporting the tourism sector in the country, thus enhancing its position as one of the best tourist destinations in the world, where visas will be without a guarantor. It is multi-trip and has a validity period of five years that allows its holder to stay in the country each time for 90 days, which can be extended for a similar period.

The authority indicated that the UAE issues single or multiple-entry tourist visas, where the short-term tourist visa allows a stay in the country for 30 days, while the long-term tourist visa allows for a stay of 90 days, and the single tourist visa can be extended twice without the need to leave the country.

She pointed out that according to a cabinet decision in July 2018, tourists are allowed to obtain a fee-free entry visa for their children under the age of 18, and the fee waiver period only applies during the summer vacation period from July 15 to September 15 of each year.

The authority pointed out that, according to the latest update, a tourist visa can be issued without a guarantor and a multi-entry visa with a validity period of five years, allowing its holder to stay in the country each time for 90 days, extendable for a similar period.

She stressed that the UAE embassies or consulates abroad do not issue tourist or visit visas, and the tourist wishing to visit the UAE should refer to the UAE airlines, licensed travel agents, and hotels in the UAE and apply to them to obtain a tourist visa on his behalf through the relevant authorities The official responsible for issuing visas in the UAE.

She stressed the need to pay attention to the fact that the validity period of the traveler's passport should be valid for a period of six months, as a condition for applying for a tourist visa to the UAE.