When can I apply for tourist visa?
You can apply for tourist visa anywhere between 5 – 58 working days prior to your travel date.
How many days will it take to process my visa?
Once accepted, visa applications require a minimum of 3 - 5 working days to process and may take longer.
Is the visa application fee refundable if it has been rejected?
No, the visa application fee is non-refundable in all cases, including if the visa application is rejected.
What are the different types of visas?
The purpose of your visit will determine the type of visa you need to apply for. It could be a tourist visa (14/30/90 day, Regular, Express and multi-entry Visa), transit, employment or student visa
What should be the validity on my passport?
For tourist visa, the passport should be valid for at least six months from the date of travel.
Is there an age criteria for applying tourist visa?
Yes, there is. Eligble age is 18 years and above, under 18 years old need to apply for tourist visa along with their father, mother or husband to avoid any chances of rejection.
How will I receive my visa?
Visa will be sent to the email address provided at the start of the application process.
How will I pay my visa charge?
You can pay easly throgh online using your debit or credit card or Cash pay at Al Ansari Exchange without any additional card charge or service charge
Can I apply for visa if I have not booked a flight on Akbar Travels?
Yes! You can apply
Who needs an ‘Ok to Board’ approval?
Indian, Srilankan,Pakistan and Nepalese citizens need OK to Board approval when they travel in tourist visa. Passengers with an ECR (Emigration Check Required) passport need an OTB approval from the airline. However, there are some airlines who need an OTB approval even for passengers with ECNR passports, depending on departure hub.
How do I apply for an ‘Ok to Board’ approval?
When you apply for your UAE visa with Akbar Tarvels, we take care of any OTB approvals needed as well.Reach out to us on 8001234 if you need OK TO BOARD and have any questions. Please note there would be additional charges as per airlines.
How will I know if additional documents are required, outside of the instances above?
If there is a request for additional documents we will get in touch with you via email with the necessary details. All communication will be sent to the email ID provided by you, at the time of booking.
What happens if I extend my stay in UAE without renewing the visa?
Besides facing legal actions and payment of hefty overstay penalty, you may not be allowed to apply for UAE visa in future.
|Nationality||On-Arrival Countries||Nationality||On-Arrival Countries||Nationality||On-Arrival Countries|
|Antigua||Qatar||Finland||UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain||Panama||Qatar|
|Argentina||Qatar, Oman||France||UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain||Paraguay||Qatar, Oman|
|Andorra||Qatar, Oman, Bahrain||Georgia||UAE,Qatar||Peru||Qatar|
|Australia||UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain||Germany||UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain||Poland||UAE, Qatar, Oman|
|Austria||UAE, Qatar, Oman,||Greece||UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain||Portugal||UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain|
|Bahamas||Qatar||Hong Kong||UAE,Qatar, Oman, Bahrain||Romania||UAE, Qatar, Oman|
|Belarus||Qatar||Hungary||UAE, Qatar, Oman||San Marino||UAE,Qatar, Oman, Bahrain|
|Bolivia||Qatar, Oman||Indonesia||Qatar, Oman||Serbia||Qatar|
|Brazil||Qatar, Oman||Iceland||UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain||Singapore||UAE,Qatar, Oman, Bahrain|
|Belgium||UAE,Qatar, Oman, Bahrain||Ireland||UAE,Qatar, Oman, Bahrain||Slovakia||UAE, Qatar, Oman|
|Bulgaria||Qatar, Oman||Italy||UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain||Slovenia||UAE, Qatar, Oman|
|Bolivia||Qatar||Japan||UAE,Qatar, Oman, Bahrain||South Africa||Qatar, Oman|
|Britain||Oman||Kazakhstan||Qatar, Bahrain||South Korea||UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain|
|Brazil||Qatar||Lebanon||Qatar, Oman||Spain||UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain|
|Brunei||UAE,Qatar, Oman, Bahrain||Latvia||UAE, Qatar, Oman,||Seychelles||Qatar|
|Bulgaria||UAE,Qatar||Liechtenstein||UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain||Suriname||Qatar, Oman|
|Canada||UAE, Oman, Bahrain||Lithuania||UAE, Qatar, Oman,||Sweden||UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain|
|Chile||Qatar, Oman||Luxembourg||UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain||Switzerland||UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain|
|China||UAE, Qatar, Bahrain||Malaysia||UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain||The Vatican||UAE|
|Costa Rica||Qatar||Maldives||Qatar||Thailand||Qatar, Oman, Bahrain|
|Colombia||Qatar, Oman||Malta||UAE, Qatar, Oman,||Taiwan||Oman|
|Croatia||UAE,Qatar, Oman||Macedon||Oman||Turkey||Qatar, Oman, Bahrain|
|Cuba||Qatar||Mexico||Qatar||United Kingdom||UAE, Qatar, Bahrain|
|Cyprus||UAE, Qatar, Oman||Monaco||UAE, Oman, Bahrain||Ukraine||Qatar, Oman|
|Czech Republic||UAE, Qatar, Oman||Moldova||Oman||Uruguay||Qatar, Oman|
|Denmark||UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain||Netherlands||UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain||United States of America||UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain|
|Dominican Republic||Qatar||New Zealand||UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain||Vatican City||UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain|
|Ecuador||UAE,Qatar, Oman||Norway||UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain||Venezuela||Qatar, Oman|
|Estonia||UAE, Qatar, Oman|