The digital government reported that there are nationalities that do not need a visa or entry permit to the UAE, as citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries do not need an entry visa or a sponsor to visit the UAE, and they can enter the country after presenting a passport issued by one of the GCC countries, or a card Identity as soon as access to one of the entry ports.
Citizens of some countries are not required to make prior arrangements to obtain an entry visa to the United Arab Emirates, as they can obtain upon their arrival a visa valid for 30 days with a grace period for an extension of 10 days, and citizens of some countries are not obligated to make prior arrangements to obtain UAE entry visa, where they can obtain a 90-day visa upon arrival, and to view the list of the country via the link: https://www.visitdubai.com/ar/plan-your-trip/visa-information.
She cautioned that the lists of countries whose citizens are eligible to obtain a visa on arrival may change from time to time, so you can review the UAE embassy in your country before traveling.
She indicated that if the traveler is not one of the categories eligible for entry without a visa or obtaining a visa on arrival, he will need an entry permit to be issued by his sponsor before his arrival in the UAE.
She indicated that the entry permit that the traveler needs to obtain by the General Administration of Residency and Foreigners Affairs depends on the purpose of visiting the UAE, where applications for entry permits are submitted for several purposes, including: tourism, which is applied to through airlines and travel and tourism agencies. Apply to it through a relative or friend, transit, transit visa by one of the airlines based in the UAE, work, and in this case a work visa will be issued by the employer.
The requirements for applying for an entry permit for visitors include: a sponsor who submits the entry permit request on your behalf, and this sponsor may be an Emirati citizen, or a resident expatriate, and has valid residency in the UAE, or one of the airlines based in the UAE, or hotels or tourism companies It is based in the UAE, or a government agency, or private sector companies and institutions and/or free zones, and an official passport with a validity of no less than six months, and that the person is not prohibited from entering the country or has been previously deported without a new approval to enter the country.
The validity of entry permits and the time frame in which the visitor is allowed to enter the country depends on the type of entry permit that was issued, as for entry permits for visit, tourism and/or work, the validity of the visa continues for 60 days from the date of issuance, and for entry permits for residents of countries Gulf Cooperation Council 30 days from the date of issuance.
For 96-hour transit visas, the validity of the pre-entry visa is 14 days from the date of issue, and different validity periods for multiple-entry visas and temporary work entry permits apply.
UAE law prohibits visiting individuals and tourists from working in the country while they are in the status of a visitor or tourist visa, whether for or without pay, and the violator is subject to a fine and deportation.
According to the UAE Labor Law, and the residency laws in the country, a person cannot work in the UAE unless a work permit and/or work visa is issued to him by the concerned authority.
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