Procedures for obtaining a free visa to enter the Emirates

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The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship announced the procedures for obtaining a free visa to enter the Emirates, issued in two types to foreigners abroad for a specific period for each, which are transit visas.

How to get a free visa to enter the Emirates and the procedures involved.

The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship has revealed the processes that must be followed in order to receive a free visa to visit the Emirates. These visas, known as transit visas, are provided in two different categories to international travelers for a predetermined amount of time for each type.

Duration of the free transit visa in the UAE

Length of time that a free transit visa is valid in the UAE, The Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs and Ports Security has verified that a foreign national's transit visa in the United Arab Emirates for a duration of 48 hours cannot be extended to 96 hours if the visa was initially applied for by the foreign national outside of the UAE.

Types of transit visas in the UAE

Different categories of transit visas available in the UAE, She went on to say that clients can obtain transit visas of two different types, each valid for a predetermined amount of time: one visa is valid for a period of 48 hours and is free of charge, while the other is valid for a period of 96 hours and costs only 50 dirhams.

Procedures for issuing a free transit visa for 48 hours

Detailed instructions for applying for a free visa to transit for a period of 48 hours, She went on to clarify that the 48-hour visa for a single journey is available through the country's air ports, and it grants the bearer the ability to enter the country by any of the official ports that have been approved. It is not possible to get an extension on its validity, which is stipulated to be 48 hours before entry and departure before the end of the time. It detailed the six procedures that must be taken in order to request the service, which are as follows: Enter the official website of the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship ( or the smart application (ica uae echannels), choose the 48-hour visa service - transit, enter data for both the sponsor and the sponsored individual, and pay any financial dues or fees that may be required. Registering for the service, inserting papers into the appropriate forms, uploading a personal photo, and obtaining the service exit (entry permit) through email are all requirements.

Conditions for obtaining a free transit visa for 48 hours in the UAE

The terms and conditions for getting a free transit visa in the UAE for a period of up to 48 hours, She went on to say that there are four requirements that must be met in order to request this service. These requirements are as follows: the traveler's passport or other travel document must have a validity of at least three months before entry; the traveler must have a travel ticket to continue his journey; the traveler must be heading to a country that is different from the country from which he came; and the traveler must leave the country within forty-eight hours of the time that he obtains the visa.

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