UAE Multiple Entry Tourist Visa - Detailed easy Info-graphic 2021

Update - 19th September, 2021

UAE Multiple Entry Tourist visa is one of the most useful prepaid visa types that avails to help UAE visitors, those who are intending to enter and exit United Arab Emirates cities for several times within a given time period using one particular visa. That means utilizing the same visa within a given time frame you can travel back and forth from/to UAE as much as you want. However, some people have a confusion between UAE Multiple Entry Tourist Visa & UAE Multiple Entry Visit Visa.


What is Multiple Entry Tourist Visa ?

It's one type of UAE Tourist visa allowing the visitors to enter 7 Emirates (UAE) multiple times within the given time frame (30 days & 90 days). The applicant or else an UAE resident may contact a tourism company like ours or an airline or a hotel who can process a visa and provide the relevant documents along with the payment. Within 1-3 days the visitor gets the copy of the e-visa which has validity for 60 days to use (within 60 days have to enter UAE for the first time).

From the first time entry date the number of days of the visa starts counting for several entries. Now, multiple entry visas also get 10 additional days as grace period other than the 30 days / 90 days allowed by the visa.


How UAE Multiple Entry Tourist Visa Works

Visa Apply Date After approval VISA you have to fly within 60 days Enter theCountry Enter theCountry Multiple Entries Multiple Entries 90th Day 60th Day 30th Day 2 Days for Process Date of VISA Approval VISA ValidationPeriod END VISA Period END VISA Period END 60DaysValid i i i 30 DaysVISA 90DaysVISA My Flying Date


Nationality eligibility

When considering multiple entry visas to United Arab Emirates cities, depending on the visitors’ nationality it can be categorized into two types.

Most of the European countries & few other countries (List of nationals mentioned below) are eligible to get free Multiple Entry visit visa on their arrival to UAE airport while the rest of the all nationalities have to apply a pre-paid & pre-approved multiple entry visa via a visa sponsored by a tourism agency or an airline



Applying for a multiple entry Tourist visa to UAE doesn’t get any easier than Arabiers 3-step
process that guarantees you a visa within 24 to 48 hours.

Quick 3 Step Visa Process with Arabiers


Transfer Documents

Send us a clear color scan copy of your, a photo of the applicant with a white background and the residence visa page of the referee via WhatsApp Messenger. In some cases, extra documents may be needed and if so, you will be advised by your consultant.

Send your documents

Make Payment

Make the payment via bank transfers or by visiting our office.

Pay for your visa

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Your new multiple entry visa copy will be sent to you via WhatsApp within 24 to 48 hours after the payment has been settled.

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Corona Updates

  • September 19, 2021
    Abu Dhabi has eliminated the mandatory rule where individuals travelling to the capital from other Emirates have to face a COVID19 PCR test. The Authorities informed that this rule will be effective from September 19, 2021 onwards.
    ( Source : The National )
  • August 30, 2021
    The UAE Authorities have now started issuing visit visas for all travellers including those originating from previously banned countries (India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka). However, travellers flying from previously banned countries need to show a negative COVID19 PCR test which was taken within two days before their flight and be fully vaccinated with a vaccine approved by WHO.
    ( Source : BBC )


Validity - Visa Validity and Permitted Stay Durations

  • Your Multiple entry UAE visa is valid for 2 months (60 days) from the date of issue. You must enter UAE within this duration.
  • Upon entering UAE for the first time with this visa, you are permitted a stay duration of 30 or 90 days depending on the visa type you hold. You can enter or exit UAE numerous times within this stay duration.
Visa Validity and Permitted Stay Durations


Extra Documents

You might be asked to hand over extra documents depending on your nationality or age

  • Kids: Birth certificate copy of child if mother’s or father’s name not stated in passport
  • Pakistani Nationals: Passport’s signature page and national ID card
Additional documents

Good to Know

  • We can reconfirm your visa validity through the immigration system, so contact us after entering UAE.
  • The decision to approve or reject a visa is solely dependent on the UAE immigration authority so no refund will be provided in case of rejection.
  • Upon receiving your visa thoroughly check the visa copy for any errors. If such exists please contact us within 24 hours to make amendments. If you failed to do so, we won’t bear responsibility for any issues at immigration. Certain country immigrations are very particular about minute details.
  • In case of overstaying your visa duration you will be charged a fine of 350 AED on the first day of overstaying and 100 AED from the second day onwards for each day. The fines will have to be settled during exit at the immigration counter.
Good to Know


5 years multiple entry visit visa

In UAE 5-years visa - multiple entry tourist visa also has been proposed during early January of 2020. It is an important decision derived with the country’s preparation to host Expo 2020 Dubai, one of the major global events organized by the United Arab Emirates, which targets to open up the doors for more than 21 million incoming visitors around the world each year.

Sources state that the details of the new five-year valid tourist visas to UAE to be announced soon. This visa type intended to allow visitors to stay for up to six months at an entry within a span of five-year validity of the visa. Further, the eligibility criteria for the new UAE five-year visa will remain similar for all other types of tourist visas and the 5 years visit visa UAE fees is to be announced in the near future.


On Arrival Multiple entry explained

You can find 2 types of on-arrival multiple entry visas to UAE, stamps at UAE airports;
  • 90-day visit eligibility
  • 180-day visit eligibility

90-day visit eligibility

If you are in the below list of countries or territories, your passport will be stamped with multiple entry 90-day visa which is valid for consecutive 6 months from the date of issued and you can stay 90 days total and another additional 10 days as the grace period. Whenever the 90-day on arrival multiple entry visa has been fully utilized, then you can apply a pre-arranged visit visa (Pre-paid and pre-approved).

Argentina Austria Bahamas Islands
Barbados Belgium Brazil
Bulgaria Chile Colombia
Costa Rica Croatia Cyprus
Czech Republic Denmark El Salvador
Estonia Finland France
Germany Greece Honduras
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 Uruguay

180-day visit eligibility

If you holds a Mexican passport you are eligible for UAE multiple entry 180-day visit visa stamps on-arrival which is valid for 6 months from the date of issue, and you can stay 180 days in total.


Frequently Asked Questions

No, multiple entry visa holders aren’t eligible for 10 days grace period

No, it is not possible to check online and you have to manually calculate by the entries you made during your visits to UAE. You can use this days between two dates calculator &Include end date in calculation (1 day is added) while placing the dates. Example your first entry was December 15, 2019 and you stayed until January 27, 2019 then you travelled to Germany and came back to UAE on February 05, 2019 and left February 28, 2019. Now how many days now left behind? Your first entry was December 15, 2019 and your last day to use the multiple entry visa would be 13 March, 2020 (From and including: Sunday, 15 December 2019 to and including: Friday, 13 March 2020 Result is 90 days) and how many times days left behind isn’t considered. Your last day would be 13 March 2020.

Same like above you can’t check online and needed to manually check. You are eligible formultiple entry 90 days Tourist Visa & valid for 6 months from the day your entered UAE.

Yes you can extend your visa for 30 days the same visa through the visa sponsor by paying extension fee

Yes, through inside country visa with status change you can obtain a new 30 days or 90 days single entry visa

You are unable to extend same visa for another 90 days multiple entry. The options you have are Applying inside country long term multiple entry visa or Get a new 90 days multiple entry visa through Airport to Airport visa change(A2A visa renewal)

Yes, even though you visa is not expired , if you exit the country in the immigration system records it will show up and You can apply for a new visa and get it approved to re-enter again with a new visa. Not that when you applying the new visa, your previous Tourist Visa will be automatically getting cancelled

Yes,multiple entry visa holder also eligible in getting 10 days grace period. Therefore, for 30 days multi entry- up to 40 consecutive days and 90 days visa up to consecutive 100 days can stay

In UAE immigration (Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah or other emirates) all visa fees are same for both Adults and Kids despite of the age. Therefore, Single entry UAE visas and Multiple entry UAE visas fee remain same for each applicant. But, during the summer (July 15 till September 15) UAE government offers a discounts for children’s tourist visas with accordance to a Cabinet decision passed in July 2018. During this period if the kid’s visa applied along with parent/ parents’ application, visa will be fee for the child applicant. (However Service charges will apply if the visas been applied through a tourism company, airline or hotel)

Prices of the 6 months Valid UAE visa not yet fixed and declared. A press release mentioned that foreigners can get a six-month multiple-entry visit visa to UAE, renewable for another six months by submitting an application through the e-channels system of the Ministry of Interior and foreign affairs.
Source : Gulf News

If any one visiting Abu Dhabi can use the e-Channel and if any one visiting Dubai can use the GDRFA

It depends on how busy the respective system is during the time you apply the visa. Generally, both immigrations issue visas faster and rates are almost same. Depend on your nationality you can check with your visa sponsor what’s the best place to apply your visa.

Usually travelers obtaining a UAE multiple entry visa without travel insurance, at this moment due to sudden spread of corona-virus, UAE authority asked to get a travel insurance that cover covid 19.

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