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For how long should my passport at least be valid to be able to travel to the UAE (all passport types)?

The passport should be valid for at least another six (6) months and signed by the bearer.

How to contact the embassy of the UAE in the Netherlands?

You can contact us via the phone (+31703384370) or using the email (

I am Dutch citizen holding an ordinary passport and planning to travel to the UAE. Do I need a visa to enter the UAE?

No, the visa will be obtained upon arrival.

I am planning to visit the UAE and have to take my personal medication with me, since I am receiving medical treatment. What am I supposed to do before my departure to the UAE?

Please do the following: 1. Have a certified letter by your doctor or hospital stating that you are under medication treatment and listing the medication you need, written in English. 2. Attest the certificate by the ministry of health in the Netherlands (CAK). 3. Attest the certificate by the ministry of foreign affairs in the Netherlands. 4. Attest the certificate by the embassy of the UAE in the Netherlands.

I am travelling to the UAE and hold a travel document. Do the UAE Immigration Departments issue a visa on travel documents?

No, the Embassy and the UAE Immigration Departments do not issue a visa on travel documents.

I am travelling with an ordinary passport and am not exempted from the visa requirements, but am planning to visit the UAE as a tourist. How do I apply for a visa?

You can arrange the tourist visa in the in the following ways: 1. Hotels & tourist companies can apply on your behalf 2. UAE national carriers websites. 3. Organisations based in the UAE can apply for visit visas and service visas.

Is there any fee for a holder of Dutch ordinary passport to issue the Visa?

No, it is free of charge.

What are the visa requirements and visa types for visits to the UAE?

Please visit the website of the UAE Ministry of Interior for more details.

What is the duration for a visit visa to the UAE?

Visit visa bearers may stay for a maximum period of 90 days in any 180 day period.

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