The UAE or the United Arab Emirates is considered one of the most favorite destinations for Pakistanis. UAE is just a few hours away from Pakistan and ranked as the best holiday and vacation place for locals and tourists. Today, there are more than a million expats and Pakistani that works and live in the UAE. Whether you are a tourist or just visiting your family or friends, the first thing you need to secure is a visa, and you can now do it online.
The Abu Dhabi based airline Etihad has provided a solution online by introducing -Visa or online visa for visitors from Pakistan.
So, if you are visiting UAE with a visit or business visa and looking for gathering information on how to secure UAE requirements and application process, duration of processing documents requirements, then this is the right page. Read to know all about getting a UAE visa while travelling to any of the Emirates.
HOW TO GET A VISA?
Visa requirement for US citizens
US citizens with regular passports do not need to secure a visa to visit the UAE. Just make sure you comply with the following criteria.
1. Bring original passport signed by the bearer which is valid within six (6) months from the expected time of arrival in the UAE.
2. Secure and confirm round-trip airline ticket or airline ticket to any UAE destination.
The visa is readily available upon arrival at the UAE airports. American citizens can stay for 1 month in the UAE. Should you wish to stay longer than a month, you have to reach out to the immigration officer at the airport or the local immigration office in the UAE and go through the same process.
Here are the simplified steps to apply for a visa online:
1. Fill the simple form online
2. Purchase Etihad Airways ticket
3. Pay the online visa fee
4. Receive your online visa by email in the next few days
Make sure you have the ticket of Etihad Airways as its mandatory when applying for an Online E Visa. You will then land at the Abu Dhabi airport and will reach the road to Dubai in an hour, and another 1 hr to Al Ain, 2 hours to Sharjah, 2 hours to Ajman, 3 hours to Ras al-Khaimah and 2.5 hours to Fujairah.
A free shuttle bus is provided by Etihad Airways to Dubai from Abu Dhabi Airport. Drop iff is Sheikh Zayed Road situated near Al Barsha and Mall of the Emirates.
Online Application Process for Visa from Pakistan
Visa requirement for Pakistani citizens are an administrative type of entry and has restrictions implemented for the citizens of Pakistan by the authorities of other states. Recently, Pakistani citizens had declared a visa-free or visa on arrival access to a number of 33 countries and territories. Pakistani passport was ranked the 102nd in terms of ease of travel according to the Hensley Passport Index.
- Below is the process according to types of visa
Pakistan Requirements for UAE Tourist Visa
Bring a colored copy of your Passport Bio page and the last page with full details of the following:
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Date of Issue and Expiry
Name of Father/ Legal Guardian
Name of Mother
Passport must be valid for a period of a minimum of 6 months at the time of the travel
Bring size 4.3 *5.5 cms picture
Only colored picture with white background is accepted
Facial visibility should be 80%
Etihad Airways Confirmed Ticket
Secure Confirmed ticket to travel to Abu Dhabi and vice versa with Etihad Airways
Only round trip tickets are accepted
A complete and signed application form is a requirement for visa processing
Complete the visa form online
UAE Visa Key Information
Visa type - E Visa
The validity of Passport should be 6 months
2 Quantity of Photos
Size of Photos is 4.3 x 5.5 cms
Processing Time takes 3 to 4 days
UAE Visa Fees in Pakistan is 96$ for 30 days
The following are Visa Documents Mandatory from Pakistan
1. Click here for an Application form
2. Bring Passport Scanned Copy
3. Secure Air Line Reservation
4. Air Line Confirmation Return Ticket
5. Get Nadra Issued Card
Etihad Airways Ticket is required and you cannot travel on Emirates, PIA, Airblue, Shaheen or any other airline without it.
UAE Visa Application Centers in Pakistan process is done online. You may click here to apply for UAE Visa online.
UAE Visa from Pakistan Tracking can be done online at this page.
UAE Visa Rejection Appeal from Pakistan can reach thru Etihad Airways office or may file an appeal online.