Steps to Get Dubai Visa Post Lockdown
Tourism is the heart of Dubai and Covid-19 has not much affected to encourage people to visit Dubai and hence Dubai was one of the first countries in the world to welcome the tourist post lockdown and the steps to get a Dubai visa post lockdown hasn’t changed much and so the craze for Dubai still stays intact irrespective of the pandemic.
Indians and cricket go hand-in-hand and due to the pandemic, IPL 2020 couldn’t take place in India and be shifted to UAE so for all the cricket lovers out there Dubai has currently become the most visited place. Due to simple Dubai visa processing and no severe rules on quarantine has favored the people to visit there.
Eligibility to apply Dubai Visa post lockdown
All the applicants traveling to Dubai must have a valid Passport for 6 months from the intended date of travel, a valid return ticket, and to prove that the applicant will exit Dubai before the visa expires.
Applicants must have insurance for 30/90 days depending on the visa issued, negative Covid-19 PCR test report that has to be taken 24 – 96 hrs before the travel, health declaration form, and quarantine undertaking form.
How to apply Dubai visa online
- Dubai Visa is an online process and the applicant is not required to visit the VFS center or embassy/consulate as there is no requirement for document submission on paper or biometrics.
- The applicant needs to take the guidance and the support of the travel agent to get the visa done. An applicant is required to scan all the documents in the JPEG format and sent it to the travel agent through email.
- The travel agent will apply on behalf of the applicant and the normal visa processing time is of 4 -5 working days.
- Once the visa is processed the applicant will receive the visa through the mail or on Whatsapp.
- Post lockdown it has become mandatory for all the applicants to issue and hold valid health insurance covering Covid-19.
- PCR- Covid 19 test is mandatory to be done 96 hours before the travel from the government recognized laboratories.
- Travelers having negative reports are only allowed to travel.
Types of Visa processed post lockdown
Dubai 14 days tourist visa – 14 days Dubai visa is for those applicants who are traveling to Dubai for less than 14 days single entry. The validity of this visa is 60 days and the stay will be of a maximum of 14 days.
30 days Dubai tourist visa – 30 days Dubai tourist visa is the most relevant and applied for the visa by the tourist/visitors this visa allows to stay for 30 days with a single entry and this visa is valid for 60 days.
90 days Dubai tourist visa – This visa is generally opted by those applicants who are visiting their family & friends in Dubai and intend to stay longer than 30 days. This visa is valid for 90 days, single entry, and the maximum stay allowed in this visa is also of 90 days.
Post lockdown currently 48 hrs & 96 hrs transit visa is not processed.
Documents required for processing Dubai Visa post lockdown
- Bio-pages of the Passport scanned in color
- Photograph scanned in color, and
- Pan card
Dubai visa is in 4-5 working days. Once the visa is received and your ticket is issued and make sure to carry the following documents:
- Health declaration form
- Covid -19 PCR test to be done within 96 hrs before traveling
- Quarantine undertaking form.
OK TO BOARD
OK TO BOARD (OTB) is to be updated by those applicants who have Emigration Check Required remark in the Passport. OTB is updated once the visa and the air ticket is issued. OTB update will be done by the travel agent who has processed the Dubai visa. It has to be done at least 48 hrs before the travel.
Applicants having the Emigration Check Required remark in the Passport if doesn’t update the OTB may be deported at the airport and won’t be allowed to travel until you have this remark updated on the ticket.
Documents required to update OTB
- Passport copy
- Visa copy
- Return Ticket copy
Visiting Dubai is incomplete without exploring the mesmerizing beauty of this desert city and hence it is necessary to decide on the places to visit in Dubai as be it shopping, theme parks, museums, attractions, cruise, desert, and astonishingly beautiful gardens each of this places has something amazing to offer and to create the memories to last a lifetime.
Burj Khalifa – The tallest structure worldwide and one of the highest observation deck Burj Khalifa At the top 124th floor should not be missed on the trip to Dubai.
Desert Safari – Dubai and desert are synonyms to each other. Desert Safari takes you on a trip to the Arabian world in a traditional manner with a mixture of the modern world.
Dubai Mall – Visiting Dubai and returning without shopping is impossible. The most luxurious place with best shopping, entertainment, and food.
Grand Mosque – The largest mosque in the UAE is an enigmatic piece of architecture, the largest carpet, and the chandelier is the most visited structure in the world.
Ferrari World – The largest amusement park in the world in Abu Dhabi the capital city brings the thrill & excitement along with spellbound live performances & shows.
Dubai Dolphinarium – Dubai Dolphinarium vip tickets gives some rejuvenating time with dolphins & seals giving away the brilliance of their skills & water stunts.
Dubai Aquarium – Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is a gigantic 10 million liter tank located on the ground floor of Dubai Mall with 33000 marine creatures.
Miracle Garden – Tickets to Dubai Miracle Garden is a world of floral wonders constructed on the land of around 72,000 sq.ft with around 50 million flowers blooming around.
Dubai Fountain – The beauty of Dubai with the magnificent water monument comprising of 5 circles & 2 arcs.
Ski Dubai – Ski Dubai the first ski resort in Dubai takes you away from the scorching heats in Dubai to a new snowy world.
Jumeriah Beach – The most popular and the most visited beach in Dubai is famous for its white sandy beach along the coastal area of the city.
Bollywood Park – People around the world have showered immense love on Bollywood & its stars and Dubai lack no behind and Bollywood park is a unique theme park dedicated to our stars and movies.
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