Visa / Passport
Visa Requirements by Country
GCC: If you are a national citizen of a GCC country you do not require a visa to visit the UAE. You will simply need to produce your GCC country passport or ID Card upon arrival at the point of entry into the UAE.
Citizens of the following countries can obtain a visa on arrival:
UK, France, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Finland, Spain, Monaco, Vatican, Iceland, Andorra, San Marino, United States, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea, Hong Kong, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Czech, Lithuania, Hungary, Malta, Romania, Latvia, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Estonia, Croatia and Canada will be granted a free of charge visa for a single visit upon arrival in the UAE.
If you are NOT a citizen of one of the above countries, you will require a visa and a sponsor for your visit. The sponsor normally applies for the visa on your behalf, and can be obtained through one of the following:
Hotels & Tourist Companies can apply, on your behalf, for a Tourist Visa (valid for 30 days); or a Service Visa (valid for 14 days); or a Visit Visa (valid for 30 days and can be extended for other 30 days).
Airlines & Airlines Handlers apply on behalf of their crew members for a 96-hour Transit Visa.
Other Organizations based in the UAE may only apply for Visit Visas and Service Visas.
Individuals (Relatives or Friends) already resident in the UAE may, subject to guidelines, also apply on your behalf for a Visit Visa.
General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs - Ras AlKhaimah
Please Note: Visa statuses are subject to change. Therefore, it is best to reach out to your local UAE Embassy or Consulate for confirmation.