UAE Transit Visa

uae transit visa

What is a Transit visa?

The UAE Transit visa is a type of visa which is required by such people who have a visa-free entry in the UAE. This type of visa is provided for a short-term stay in the UAE. The transit visa validity is 48 hours and 96 hours. Keep in mind that once you have selected 48 hours transit visa it can’t be extended to 96 hours. If you have selected 96 hours transit visa then you must have to leave the UAE after 96 hours.




How to apply for 48 hours UAE transit visa?

The 48-hours UAE transit visa is free of cost if a passenger is transiting through UAE airlines. If you are traveling through UAE airlines then you need to apply for a visa. This visa is not extendable and non-renewable again as explained above. Applying for this transit visa you need the following things:

  1. A traveling paper or passport has a validity of a minimum of 90 days or 3 months.
  2. White background photographs.
  3. Your ticket for the next destination and ticket of the previous destination.

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How to apply for 96 hours UAE transit visa?

The 96-hour UAE transit visa has a fee of 500 United Arab Emirates Dirhams for a passenger transiting through UAE airlines. If you are traveling through UAE airlines then you have to apply for a transit visa. Like a 48-hour transit visa, this visa is also not extendable and non- renewable. For applying for this transit visa you must have the things given below:

  1. A travel paper or passport has a validity of a minimum of 90 days or 3 months.
  2. White background photographs.
  3. Your ticket for the next destination and ticket of the previous destination.

The main difference between the 48-hours and 96-hours transit visas is of time and fee.




For both purposes, you have to visit this Emirates id.

Retirement visa for UAE residents

During the meeting of the cabinet of  UAE in September 2018, a law has approved according to which all the retired residents above the age of 55 years old must be provided a Retirement visa. The retirement visa should be provided on the  basis of:

  1. Buy or infuse the property of 2 million Dirhams.
  2. You have savings in a bank account not less than 1 million Dirhams.
  3. If you have an income source whose monthly profit 20,000 Dirhams.

The retirement visa expires after 5 years. So it can be renewed after five years.

Patient entry permit

Some patients are sent to the UAE for treatment in a different hospital in critical cases. However, they need an entry permit to enter the UAE. You can extend the permit can if the medical reports and doctors need to continue the treatment. If any patient is going to UAE for the treatment he needs the following documents for an entry permit.

  1. Photocopy of passport of the patient.
  2. A document from the hospital clearly shows that his disease needs to be treated in the UAE.
  3. Also Insurance of Health.
  4. Patient’s Financial security.

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