Note: This is a newly announced Tourist visa scheme and has not been implemented currently. It can take a few months for its official launch.
Being a popular tourist hub UAE welcomes around 21 million visitors from different nations every year. With destinations like Dubai, Burj Al Arab, etc, the country has so many places where one can easily spend leisure time, play games, enjoy adventurous activities, and explore several other things.
In order to boost its further presence as a major global tourist hub, the United Arab Emirates has recently decided to issue its first multi-entry 5-year tourist visa for tourists of all nations. Staying in UAE has now become much easier as the UAE Cabinet has approved a 5-year multiple-entry tourist visa for all nationalities on Monday, 6 January 2020. The tourist visa system will fully come into effect in the first quarter of 2020.
New Visa Rules
The maximum duration of visa: 5 years
No. of entries: Multiple
Max duration of stay per visit: 6 months
All the required details are the same as those of other existing UAE visas.
Advantages of 5 Year Multiple Entry Tourist Visa
Announced on Monday, 6th January 2020, this multi-entry 5-year tourist visa will help in reducing costs. Several benefits of this 5-year visa are as follows:
- Maximum stay increased to 6 Months.
- No need to apply for a visa again and again as it can last up to 5 years.
- Help in boosting the economy of UAE.
- Increasing tourism in the UAE as more & more people will visit for leisure travel.
- Makes easier for relatives & family members to visit UAE as this multi-entry visa will last up to 5 years.
Until now, visitors could only get 30 days UAE tourist visa or 60 days visit visa (both single & multiple entries). You can now spend more time as the new visa will be introduced within the next 4 months.
More About 5-Year Tourist Visa
Holders of this new tourist visa can now extend their stay for up to 6 months on every entry to Dubai, UAE, within a period of 5 years. This initiative was taken to attract worldwide travelers to Gulf countries. With this, the UAE government is trying to convert the Gulf countries into a global tourist hub.
Absolutely, the announcement of the 5-year tourist visa is really a life-changer option for all those who wish to stay for a longer time in Dubai without exiting the country. It aims to triple the no. of tourists & defines the position of UAE as a global tourist destination.
Note: For every visa services conditions are applied because prices differ from nationality to nationality.