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UAE: Issuing multi-entry tourist visas for all nationalities with a validity period of five years
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The Emirates Smart Government announced, through its electronic portal, that the government of the United Arab Emirates has introduced a multi-entry tourist visa system 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 the visas will be without a guarantor, multi-entry visas, with a validity period of five years, allowing the holder to stay in the country each time for 90 days, extendable for a similar period.

For its part, the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship allowed foreigners to apply for a tourist visa for a period of five years, specifying four requirements for it: a bank statement for the last six months with a balance of (4000) dollars or its equivalent in foreign currencies in the past six months, and health insurance, A copy of the passport and a color photograph.

The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship also stated that this tourist visa is available to individuals of all nationalities, whereby the individual obtains an entry permit for several trips for a period of five years.

Provided he stays in the country for a period not exceeding 90 days in one year - the calculation of the year (first, second, and fifth) starts from the date of the first entry to the country using this visa, and if the person wishes to extend the annual stay in the country for more than 90 days and for a period Not exceeding 180 days, he can submit a request to extend the period of stay within the country.

The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship called on applicants for this visa on its website to ensure that the data is correct while filling in all the fields, especially the profession, the mother's name, the phones used, the e-mail if any, and the address, knowing that the transaction will be rejected if an error is discovered in those fields.

The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship indicated that the UAE issues single or multiple-entry tourist visas, where the short-term tourist visa allows staying 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.

The Federal Authority warned that when applying for a tourist visa to the UAE, there are some individuals who do not need it if they are of nationalities eligible to obtain an entry visa upon arrival in the UAE, or to enter without a visa at all.

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