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Written By Arabiers Digital & Reviewed by Khalid Al Suwaidi

June 04, 2024 | 13 min read

Dubai Urgent Visa Services

The UAE, and especially Dubai, is a popular, number one travel destination.

People choose Dubai not only for tourism, but also for business and educational purposes, as well as for medical and other professional requirements.

The UAE government has introduced the Dubai Urgent Visa for travelers who wish, or need, to enter the city on an urgent, short-term basis.

The following guidelines about available options for the Dubai Urgent Visa :

The Dubai Urgent Visa is an expedited process which allows you to enter Dubai quickly.

You are eligible for this visa only in emergency situations. For example, an urgent business meeting which you are required to attend or an urgent medical event pertaining to a family member or a close friend.

You can easily apply for the Dubai Urgent visa with Arabiers. We obtain this visa for you within 4 – 6 hours.

The Dubai Urgent Visa is processed under the Tourist Visa category.

Two types of visas may be obtained :

• Single Entry Visa

The Single Entry Tourist visa on a Dubai Urgent Visa basis is issued for a 30, or 60-day period.

You may enter the country only once, and may stay in the UAE only for the issued number of days.

• Multiple Entry Visa

The Multiple Entry Visa allows you to stay in Dubai for a 30-day or 60-day period. With the Multiple Entry visa, you may enter and exit Dubai multiple times during the issued length of stay on your visa. We urge our guests to be careful not to overstay as an overstay fine will be charged you.

If you need to extend your stay, please contact Arabiers for a visa extension.

Both the above visas are processed within four to five hours under the Dubai Urgent Visa application process.

Prices of Dubai Urgent Visas

20 days extension Without exit

30 Days

20 days extension Without exit

Single Entry

789 AED

215 USD

30 days extension

60 Days

30 days extension

Single Entry

989 AED

270 USD

30 days new tourist visa

30 Days

Airport to Airport visa change

Multi Entry

1190 AED

324 USD

60 days new tourist visa

60 Days

Airport to Airport visa change

Multi Entry

1390 AED

379 USD

Documents Required

Please make sure to provide the following documents for your visa submission :

  • Passport Copy (Main page and last page)

The passport copies need to be in color. Your passport must be current and valid for at least another 6 months.

  • Passport size photograph (colored)
  • Return Air ticket copy

What is the Process

When you apply through Arabiers, you can expect the process to be simple, easy and quick. Your Dubai Urgent Visa with Arabiers is processed in 3 simple steps :

  1. Send us your documents
  2. Pay your application fee via a secured online payment
  3. Check the status of your application
  4. Receive your Dubai Urgent e-visa online

If you require assistance with obtaining your Dubai Express Visa at any time, even if you are enroute to Dubai without a visa, you can depend on receiving superior service and support from the Arabiers team.

• How Fast Can You Get ?

The Arabiers team can obtain a Dubai Urgent Visa for you within 4-8 hours.

Understanding the need

Dubai Urgent Visas may be obtained only for the urgent reasons mentioned below :

  • a last minute business meeting or company event
  • an urgent private meeting with an individual
  • a quick vacation
  • medical requirement
  • education

The Dubai Urgent Visa process is a straightforward process which allows you to obtain your entry visa to Dubai free of complicated procedures.

Within just 4-8 hours of applying for your visa you can prepare to travel.

Eligibility criteria

If you are eligible for an on arrival visa, you do not need to apply for the Dubai Urgent Visa. Simply book your flight to any of the 7 emirates and travel. Upon entry, immigration will stamp your passport for a 30‑day, 90-day, or 14-day visa, free of charge, visa.

30-day On-Arrival Visa - Eligible Nationals

If you are a Passport Holder of the following countries, you are eligible for a 30-day, free of charge, on-arrival visa when you arrive in the UAE :

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

90-day On-Arrival Visa - Eligible Nationals

If you are a citizen of these 48 countries you are eligible for a 90-day, free of charge, on-arrival visa. Your passport will be stamped for a 90‑day, Multiple entry visa, valid for 180 days (6 months).

If you need to stay longer you should apply for a visa renewal or extension.

In the event of an urgent visa requirement Arabiers is here to assist you.

14-day On-Arrival Visa - Eligible Nationals

Indian passport holders with valid residency in the UK and the EU, or with a USA Green Card, are eligible for a 14-day, on-arrival visa, however, the UAE is not processing these visas on an on-arrival basis at present. Instead, these nationals may travel to Dubai and the UAE after first obtaining their prepaid single-entry 14-day visa for a fee of only AED 63.

Nationals needed to apply for a Dubai visa

Similarly, nationals of the following countries may travel to Dubai only after obtaining prepaid visas : Sri Lanka, South Africa, Turkey, Egypt, Jordan, Pakistan

If you need to visa Dubai on an urgent basis, Arabiers can process your Dubai Urgent Visa application for you.

Reasons for Rejection

Your Dubai visa can be rejected due to any of the following reasons :

  1. Issues with your travel documents
  2. If you have previously violated UAE, or another country’s, immigration rules
  3. If you have a criminal record
  4. If you are a female aged under 23

To avoid a visa rejection please be sure to check all your paperwork and eligibility criteria before applying for your visa.

Best Practices and Recommendations

  • Do not upload invalid passport photos.
  • Never submit misinformation or incomplete details.
  • Upload all pertinent information for your application altogether at the same time instead of uploading documents intermittently.
  • Remember to submit Supporting Documents such as birth certificates.
  • For a quick turnaround, pay attention to the UAE business hours and submit your application during UAE official working hours
  • Wait for your approved visa before booking your flight ticket
  • Choose the correct Visa Type, Single or multiple entry
  • Apply Through Authorized Travel Agents such as Arabiers

Check the Status

After submitting all your required documents, remember to check on the progress of your application.

Will it take much time to check on the status of your application? Not at all. It is super easy. You just need the reference number you received when you submitted your visa application online.

Benefits of Using Arabiers

With over 15 years of experience, Arabiers UAE is a leading local inbound licensed tour operator and an authorized visa agent for the UAE. Alongside processing visa applications, we offer our guests luxury tours and activities at affordable pricing to suit all budgets.

Foremost among the outcomes for our guests is the upholding of trust and guest satisfaction. These outcomes are invaluable to us and the pillars by which we steer Arabiers’ services to our guests from around the world.

When making payments to Arabiers, we prioritized the security of your identity as well as your convenience. You will find that making payments with Arabiers is an easy, secure and convenient process. We promise each of our guests that they can rely on no hidden fees or overpricing for our tours, visa processing, and other services. Our fees are fair and in standard with market pricing.

Why should you choose Arabiers ?

Over the lifetime of Arabiers’ operations, we have maintained a 100 percent success rate with our guests’ visa applications.

We are highly rated for submitting visa applications with accuracy, speed and efficiency. Therefore, you may relax when Arabiers is handling your visa application for you. In fact, our guests are able to check the status of their visa online and we urge applicants to check so they are informed as soon as their visa is approved.

Arabiers guests are afforded superior assistance from our experienced Senior Guest Services staff who provide expert information and guidance regarding all our services. We provide this guidance to you free of charge based on our experience and insights with tours and visa applications.

Our team is always ready to assist you from your initial call, throughout your particular service and even afterwards!

Extension and Renewal Options

Visa extension in the UAE is possible for a specific time depending on the type of your visa. Dubai Urgent Visas are categorized under the tourist visa category.

The visa may be extended twice. If you require a 60-day or 90-day extension, we can process an airport to airport visa change or an in country visa.

Rates for Visa Extension may differ according to the visa category.

Recent Updates and Changes

  • The UAE government decided to extend a 30-day visit visa extension for a maximum period of 60-days.
  • According to the new rules, the UAE Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs and Port Security (ICP Smart Services) has increased the fines for visit overstays due to a surge in tourist and residence visa overstays. Now, those overstaying on a residency visa will have to pay AED 50 each day as opposed to AED 25.
  • Dubai eased travel rules for divorced parents.

Dubai Attractions and Activities

You may visit Dubai for an urgent business meeting, forum, medical necessity or to meet someone. We hope that you will find time to enjoy Dubai.

Here are the top 10 tourist attractions that you can enjoy during your stay.

1. Burj Al Arab

A 7-star luxury hotel, known as the world’s fourth largest hotel, is situated on its own island with exclusive, private beaches. The property is accessible only to paying hotel and restaurant guests. Other visitors do not have free access. However, diners at any of the restaurants at the Burj Al Arab are able to grab a peek at the inside of this impressive hotel.

Burj Al Arab

2. Dubai Mall

Known as the world’s second largest shopping mall, this mall in Dubai is located near the Burj Khalifa. The mall has more than 1200 shops and shopping centers. You can enjoy both shopping and entertainment activities when you visit.

Dubai Mall

3. Burj Khalifa

The world’s tallest structure and the most iconic construction in Dubai is the Burj Khalifa. This skyscraper is open to visitors from 9 am to 11 pm on weekdays and 8 am to 12 pm on weekends.

Remember to research ticket prices before booking as prices may vary from to time to time.

Burj Khalifa

4. Kite Beach

Kite beach is a famous tourist attraction which should be on your “must visit” list of places to visit in Dubai. The beach with sandy beaches and beautiful crystalline water is free and accessible to all visitors. This is the only natural beach in Dubai with stunning views of the gulf region. A visit to Kite beach will allow you to relax during your visit.

Kite Beach

5. Museum of the Future

The museum is an extraordinary monument which has one of the world’s most attractive and interesting exterior designs. It exhibits the possibilities of the future human, allowing people to imagine their future by using visionary scenes blended with new technology.

Museum of the Future

More Attractions

Other attractions and activities in Dubai.

1. Dubai Dessert Safari

Once you have attended to your urgent matters, you can make the most of your time in Dubai and experience an exciting dessert safari, including short camel rides, self-drive, and quad bike drive by escaping the huge city for half a day.

2. Shopping in textile souk

The textile soul is a traditional market situated in Bur Dubai. The souk offers up a selection of choice cotton, silk, and fabrics from around the world.

You will be able to find good tailors in close proximity who will tailor your favorite outfits while shopping for exceptional and unique souvenirs.

More things to do in Dubai

Dubai has taken steps to simplify their visa process. The Dubai Urgent Visa was introduced to assist travelers requiring to enter the country on an urgent, and short-stay basis.

Anyone visiting the world’s commercial center will find it hard to resist enjoying the vibrant city of Dubai. The city may be accessed quickly and conveniently.


99 percent of the time if your visa is not ready within 4 – 8 hours on the day the application was processed, more than likely your visa will be processed and approved the morning of the next business day.

We do not recommend you travel to Dubai without obtaining your e-Visa. There is also a small chance that your visa is not approved in which case you cannot travel. It is better to stay in your country of residence so that if your visa is rejected, you may obtain necessary or additional documentation for resubmitting your application for the Dubai Urgent Visa.

This is not advisable. If you have particular questions, please call the Arabiers team and speak with one of our team members.
Yes. Anyone who wants to travel to Dubai on urgent short stay basis can apply for the visa except of course for those who are eligible for the free of charge on-arrival visa upon entry to Dubai and the UAE.
It depends on the visa type you are applying for. Typically, fees for the Dubai Urgent Visa are slightly higher than the usual prepaid visas.
Yes, certain nationalities are eligible for having the Dubai Urgent visa processed in under 3 yours. Otherwise, the Dubai Urgent Visa is typically processed within 4 -5 hours.