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Apply Abu Dhabi Tourist Visa online with Arabiers in 4 steps.

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Introduction to Abu Dhabi Tourist visa

You will need to apply for visa to enter Abu Dhabi if you are not passport holder from country which qualifies for Abu Dhabi on arrival visa or UAE visa free entry.

Currently, application for Abu Dhabi tourist visa is temporarily not available. However, you can apply other emirates visa and use it to enter Abu Dhabi directly.

Understanding the Abu Dhabi Tourist Visa

Abu Dhabi tourist visa is an official document issued to foreign nationals who want to enter Abu Dhabi for tourism purpose.

The application for Abu Dhabi tourist visa in UAE is simple compared to other countries because Abu Dhabi adopted e-visa system more than a decade ago.

The whole application process is handled by authorized travel companies like Arabiers or Airlines. No paper work or filling application form, everything is done online.

All required you submit digital copies of valid passport for at least six months and passport size colored photograph. We will handle the rest and within 24-48 hours will get your e-visa to enter Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi visa on arrival

The Abu Dhabi government has bilateral agreement with several countries to allow their nationals obtain visa on arrival.

If you are eligible for the visa on arrival you don’t have to obtain Abu Dhabi tourist visa in advance because you will get the visa when entering Abu Dhabi at the airport immigration mostly.

Most of the on-arrival visa are free and issued when you arrive in Abu Dhabi international airport (AUH-Zayed International Airport).

After arriving at the airport, you should go to the immigration desk, present your passport and immigration officer will stamp your passport for you to enter Abu Dhabi.

Types of visa on arrival in Abu Dhabi

There are 4 categories of on-arrival visas and eligibility depends on your country of nationality.

1. 30‑day on arrival visa

The 30-day on arrival visa is a single entry visa and is issued for free. With the visa you can stay in Abu Dubai up to 30 days.

After spending the 30 days and want to stay longer you can extend the visa once for 30 days at approximately 1000 AED.

The following are the Nationals (passport holders) eligible for this visa :

Andorra Australia Brunei Canada
China Hong Kong, China Japan Kazakhstan
Macau, China Malaysia Mauritius Monaco
New Zealand Republic of Ireland San Marino Singapore
Vatican City United States of America United Kingdom and Northern Ireland Ukraine

2. 90-day on arrival visa

90-day on arrival visa is a multi-entry visa and it is valid for 6 months from date of issue. With the visa you can stay up to 90 days in Abu Dhabi.

This visa is non-extendable. Nevertheless, there are other options available to extend your stay legally in Abu Dhabi with help of company like Arabiers.

You are eligible for this visa if you are national or passport holder from the below countries.

Argentina Australia Austria Bahamas Islands
Barbados Belgium Brazil Chile
Colombia Costa Rica Croatia Cyprus
Czech Republic Denmark El Salvador Estonia
Finland France Georgia Germany
Greece Honduras Hong Kong, China Hungary
Iceland Italy Kiribati Latvia
Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Maldives
Malta Montenegro Nauru Netherlands
Norway Paraguay Peru Poland
Portugal Romania Russian Federation Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
San Marino Serbia Seychelles Slovakia
Slovenia Solomon Islands South Korea Spain
Sweden Switzerland Seychelles Uruguay

3. 14 days on arrival visa

14 days on arrival visa is a single entry visa and it is issued to Indian passport holders who meet the following criteria :

  • Holders of UK or EU countries valid residence visa for at least 6 months
  • Holders of valid US green card or visitor visa for at least 6 months
  • Holders of valid residence card from the following countries valid for a minimum of six months : Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Cyprus, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain & Sweden

With the visa you can stay up to 14 days. If you want to stay longer you can extend the visa once for extra 14 days at approximately 250 AED. When apply for this visa you have to pay 120 AED (subject to change).

4. 180 days on arrival visa

This is a multi-entry visa issued for free to Mexican passport holders. The visa is valid for 6 months from date it was issued.

You cannot extend this visa after spending the 180 days. But there are other options available to extend your stay in Abu Dhabi by approaching company like Arabiers for alternative options.

Eligibility for Abu Dhabi Tourist Visa

The eligibility for Abu Dhabi tourist visa differs according to your nationality. There are nationals who are eligible for on-arrival visa, visa free entry and those who have to obtain prepaid Abu Dhabi tourist visa.

Before you are issued with either type of visa you are required to have a valid passport minimum validity period should be 6 months.

It is also mandatory to have return flight tickets. When entering Abu Dhabi, the officers at the immigration may request you to see them & also your departure destinations the immigration may request you to see as well.

You may be required to submit additional documents which depend on your nationality. Therefore, when applying for Abu Dhabi tourist visa you should consult Tourism Company to assist you meet the eligibility criteria for smooth entry to Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi Tourist Prepaid Visa Requirements

Documents Required

The requirements you are required to submit when applying for Abu Dhabi tourist visa depend on your nationality and applicant age. The following are the mandatory requirements :

  • Valid passport - you should submit clear scanned colored copy of your passport
  • Your recent photo - The photo should be clear and with white background. The face should be clear and not wearing glasses

How to Apply for Abu Dhabi Tourist Visa

Below is step-by-step guide how to apply for Abu Dhabi tourist visa.

Step 1 : Submit required Documents

Submit your passport and your recent photo in digital format.

Step 2 : Payment

Pay the visa and consultation fee via a payment link, UAE bank or visit our office.

Step 3 : Visa processing and issuance

Your visa will be processed within 24-48 hours after making the payment.

Step 4 : Send the e-Visa (PDF)

Once the visa is processed it will be sent to your via WhatsApp.

Abu Dhabi Tourist Visa Price

The fees for visa depend on the type of visa you apply. Additionally, the prices also differ depending on the type & processing time. When you opt for standard processing time fee is lower compared to when opt for Express Processing.

Below are the Abu Dhabi tourist visa fees inclusive of mandatory Covid medical insurance for single entry but exclusive for multi-entry visas.

Standard Processing- 24-48 hours

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60 days from arrival date
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324 USD
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Express Processing - 4-8 hours

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215 USD
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Abu Dhabi Visa Processing Time

When apply for Abu Dhabi tourist visa with Arabiers you can opt for the standard visa processing time which takes 24-48 hours or the express Processing time which takes 4-8 hours.

Abu Dhabi tourist visa for Indian

If you are Indian passport holder below are the types of Abu Dhabi tourist visa you can apply for if you are not qualified for the on arrival visa options. The visas differ in terms of stay duration and either single or multiple entry.

  • 30 Days Tourist visa Single Entry & multiple entry visa
  • 60 Days Tourist visa Single Entry & multiple entry visa

Abu Dhabi tourist visa Extension

After entering Abu Dhabi and spending the days specified on your visa and want to stay longer, there are different visa extension options available to extend your stay in Abu Dhabi legally.

  • Renewing your UAE tourist visa – Twice
  • Dubai Visa Run to Oman
  • Airport to airport visa change

Renewing your prepaid tourist visa twice

As per the new visa reforms, if you obtained the tourist visa through an airline or tour operator that means it is a sponsored prepaid tourist visa.

Therefore, you can extend the visa two times each for 30 days. The details about tis reform are yet to be clarified into details, we will keep you updated.

Dubai Visa Run to Oman

This option is best suited for nationals who are eligible for Oman visa on arrival. What it entails is you will exit UAE to Oman, where you will get Oman visa. Then exit Oman back to UAE and get new visa.

The visa can be on-arrival visa or prepaid visa. The best prepaid visa to obtain is Dubai express visa because it takes 4-8 hours to process.

Airport to airport visa change

A2A visa change is another option for pre-paid visa holders who want to extend their stay in Abu Dhabi.

If you opt for this opt, you will fly to the nearest Middle East airport, get back to Abu Dhabi and get new visa.

Other type of visas in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Transit visa

If you are transiting through Abu Dhabi to your final destination you are required to apply for a transit visa in case you wanted to see the city. You don’t have to apply for this visa if you qualify for Abu Dhabi on arrival visa or visa free entry.

Abu Dhabi 5-year multiple entry

The 5-year multiple entries visa is one of the Abu Dhabi tourist visa type which allows holders to enter Abu Dhabi as many times on self-sponsorship during its validity period. With this visa you allowed to stay in Abu Dhabi for up to 90 days on each visit.

Abu Dhabi Residence Visa

The residence Visa is granted to people already in Abu Dhabi after entering using entry permit or tourist visa. With this visa you are allowed to live and work in Abu Dhabi.

There are both short term and long term residence visas. The short term allows you to stay in Abu Dhabi for 1-3 years depending on your sponsor. The long term allows you to stay up to 10 years but subject to meet specified conditions. /p>

Abu Dhabi Golden Visa

The Abu Dhabi golden visa is meant for investors and innovators who want to reside in Abu Dhabi. This visa allows its holders to stay in Abu Dhabi for up to 10 years.

Additionally, talented professionals such as doctors, athletes, entrepreneurs qualify for this visa.

Abu Dhabi Green Visa

The Abu Dhabi Green Visa is meant to attract foreign investment and top talent in Abu Dhabi. This visa offers long-term residency compared to other residency visas. With this visa you can sponsor your family to live Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi Non-Working Visa

This visa is issued to foreigners to enter the Abu Dhabi under self-sponsorship for one year and have to works as per the visa terms and conditions.

If you also want to retire to Abu Dhabi or real estate owner in Abu Dhabi you can qualify for this visa provided you meet the set criteria of capital required.

Abu Dhabi Festivals and Events

Throughout the year there is something going on in Abu Dhabi. As you plan your trip to Abu Dhabi there are famous festival and events to include in your itinerary & get your visa well in advance if you are planning to attend these events.

These festival and events showcase the Abu Dhabi cultural heritage and traditions. Each festival or event offers it unique experience. With having a tourist visa you get free entry to most of the events and no limitation or requirement to apply any passes to attend these events.

Therefore, no matter your preference there is something for you to experience when you visit Abu Dhabi. Attending these festival and events is one of the best things to do in Abu Dhabi.

So, let look at the best festival and events in Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
locationYas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is one of the best events to attend in Abu Dhabi. The event is held in Yas Marina Circuit on Yas Island. It is a thrilling experience as you watch the world best experience F1 drivers drive fastest cars in the world.
Mother of the Nation Festival
Mother of the Nation Festival
locationA’l Bahar, Corniche, Abu Dhabi
This festival is held in honor of the Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak (wife of the late Sheikh Zayad). The festival takes 10 days and involves live music entertainment performances, food stalls and children games. Alongside the entertainment there are also themed zones.
There are pavilions where discussion takes place about women in UAE and environmental awareness. It is an enjoyable festival to attend for exciting experience and don’t miss the closing ceremony which is characterized with glaring fireworks display.
Abu Dhabi Food Festival
Abu Dhabi Food Festival
As the saying goes “there’s no better way to understand a culture than through its food” attending this festival is a chance to learn about the Emirati culture. More so, you will get to taste Emirati delicacies prepared by best international and local chefs.
You can sample the local traditional and the international delicacies. The celebration of this festival takes 2 weeks and spreading to 3 weekends. The major supporters of this festival are all major malls, hotels and restaurants in Abu Dhabi.
Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival
Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival
locationAl Wathba, Abu Dhabi
This festival is named after the UAE founding Father the late the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. He is celebrated for championing the preservation of the Emirate culture and heritage.
The emirate culture and traditions are demonstrated through the folklore and poetry performances. There are other activities which take place during the festival such as live music concerts, tasting local foods, children games and several others.
Al Dhafra Festival
Al Dhafra Festival
locationMadinat Zayad, Al Dhafra Region, Abu Dhabi
Al Dhafra Festival brings together all tribes which live in the Al Dhafra region. These people meet at this festival to demonstrate Bedouin lifestyle. The main activity during this festival is camel beauty competition.
Everyone brings to the festival purebred camel which will attract buyers. Women during the festival sell traditional handicrafts from the region. Other activities which take place during this festival include falconry and classic cars competition, Arabian purebred horseracing, and sheep beauty competition among others.

How to Get Around in Abu Dhabi

It is easy to get around in Abu Dhabi because there are several means of transport available no matter the preference.

Renting a car is the best means of getting around in Abu Dhabi. You have the freedom to drive to any place you want anytime even if it is the outcast of the city. The following are the best 3 options of getting around in Abu Dhabi.

Taxis

Hiring a taxi is one of the options of getting around in Abu Dhabi. Taxis are all over the city no matter where you want to go, there is one nearby. It is easy to spot taxi in Abu Dhabi because car color is silver with yellow taxi roof sign or white and gold with green taxi roof sign.

You can hire taxi services in Abu Dhabi online through the TransAD or hail the taxi from the street.

Public Buses

The second means of getting around in Abu Dhabi is using the public buses. The buses are operated by the Abu Dhabi Transportation Department.

Public buses in Abu Dhabi offer their services 24/7 to more than 95 routes across the Abu Dhabi emirate. They are comfortable, spacious and best option when travelling outside the city.

The fees you have to pay for the service depends on the kilometers you travel. To pay for the service you are required to do it using Hafilat Smart Card.

The smart card is sold at the bus station, stores and malls across the city. Once you get the card you have to load it and the minimum you can load is 10AED.

Car Rental

Renting car is the best means of getting around in Abu Dhabi. There are several car rental companies across the city. They have their kiosk around the airport and hotels. With holding tourist visa and valid international driving you can rent a car here in Abu Dhabi.

Car rental charges in Abu Dhabi depends mostly car model and how long you will rent the car. The longer the period you get cheaper rates.

The requirements when renting the car is you have valid passport and international or you country valid license.