Tourists are excited as UAE opens multiple entry visa scheme


Dubai: There is good news for frequent Dubai travellers or business professionals as the United Arab Emirates made a big change in their visa policy.

Regarding UAE visa, the country initiated a multiple-entry visa scheme for people from all countries valid for the next five years, reason being to change the setting from a Gulf status to that of a tourist fulcrum.

The government of Dubai Media Office tweeted, “#UAE Cabinet chaired by @HHShkMohd, approves new amendment for tourist visas in #UAE,” remarking to the UAE Ruler and Prime Minister of Dubai Mr. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

Quoting the Dubai Media Office, ‘the new tourist visa will be applicable to all nationalities and could be applied for multiple-entries validating for the coming 5 years.

Sheikh Maktoum on Twitter mentioned that the UAE at present caters to 21 million tourists a year.

Majority of the travelers from countries like Africa, South America, European states from outside the European Union and former Soviet Union to even Arab states outside the Gulf had formerly needed visas.

Dubai is expected to host Expo 2020, the big ticket global trade fair in October.


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