Dubai Transit Visa

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Dubai Transit Visa

A transit visa allows an individual to escape the boredom of waiting at the Dubai Airport while waiting for the layover time period between connecting flights. Anyone with the basic requirements in hand can easily apply for a Transit Visa for Dubai and explore the city in the time that is left before the connecting flight takes a flight. There are two types of visa that you can apply while you are transiting through Dubai and waiting for your next flight, i.e, 48 hours and 96 hours visas. You can apply for any visa that fits your time limit and explore the city without limitations.

Who Can Apply For A Dubai Transit Visa?

If you are traveling and your flight has to make a stop at Dubai airport for changing flights and the layover time is 8 Hours or more, you can apply for a Dubai Transit Visa to make use of the time that would go wasted while you are at the airport in the city of Dubai. While some countries are eligible for getting a Transit visa at the airport directly, some need to apply in advance so make sure you have the information as per your are planning your trip ahead. Also, make sure that you have a confirmed onward flight ticket.

Which Transit Visa Options Are Available?

Travelers transiting through the Dubai airport have the options to apply for these two types of visa,

  • Dubai 48 Hours Transit Visa - With this visa, you get a stay in Dubai for upto two days or 48 hours before you travel to your destination.
  • Dubai 96 Hours Transit Visa - If you need more time to stay in Dubai while you are heading to your destination, this is the perfect option which grants a stay of upto 4 days or 96 hours.

To leave the airport and legally explore Dubai, you will need a Dubai Transit Visa.

Required Documents To Apply For A Dubai Visa

Here are the documents that you will need to apply for a Transit Visa to Dubai.

  • A copy of your Valid passport that has 6 months or more of validity.
  • A recent photograph in passport-size that has a white or a plain background.
  • The onward flight tickets.
  • National ID for the nationals of Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

How To Apply For A Dubai Visa?

With a simple application, anyone looking forward to obtain a Transit Dubai Visa can easily apply, just follow along,

  • Visit on your phone or PC.
  • Fill in your resident country and country of your origin respectfully on the empty dropdown options.
  • Select the 48 or 96 hours transit visa based on your need.
  • Fill in a simple application form and scroll below.
  • You will now have to upload the required documents.
  • Once you have uploaded the supporting documents, complete the payment in the secure payment gateway and you are done with the application.

What Is The Time Taken To Process The Visa?

Standard service through us for processing a Dubai Transit Visa is between 48-72 business hours and on the other hand, for an urgent visa service through, you can get it within 6 hours.

Can I Track my Dubai Transit Visa?

Yes, after a successful application of a transit Visa, one can easily check on their application through us. Once you have completed the payment, you will receive a reference number through email. Follow the steps below to check your status with the reference number.

  • Visit
  • On the homepage, click on the “Track” option.
  • Submit the reference number in the empty box.
  • A screen with your visa live status will appear.

The Status will hold one of these values - Received, In-Progress, Accepted, Rejected.

Is It Possible To Extend My Dubai Transit Visa?

Unfortunately, the transit visa for Dubai cannot be extended and is limited for a timeframe of 48-96 hours only, in case you have applied for a 48 hours business visa instead of a 96 hours visa, you can apply for another transit visa after it expires.

48 Hours Dubai Transit Visa
48 Hours Dubai Transit Visa
88 GBP
Service Type : Express Visa-Single Entry
Visa Processing : Time 02 - 03 Days
Visa Validity : 30 days from the date of issue
Stay Validity : 48 hours from the date of entry
96 Hours Dubai Transit Visa
96 Hours Dubai Transit Visa
96 GBP
Service Type : Express Visa-Single Entry
Visa Processing : Time 02 - 03 Days
Visa Validity : 30 days from the date of issue
Stay Validity : 96 hours from the date of entry

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FAQs About Dubai Transit Visa & Other Topics

Yes, you can easily apply for a 48 hours and 96 hours transit visa through
You can simply select the transit visa from the list of visas that you see while you apply for a visa through us.
While 48 hours cost 88 AED and 96 hours cost 96 AED for standard service, the express service costs 188 and 196 AED respectively.
Unfortunately, extension of transit visa is not allowed, you can opt to apply for a new one as per your requirements.