Passport / Visa Information

  • Passport Requirement: Passport required

    Following are the Passport Exemptions:

    • Holders of an Emergency Identity Certificate issued to nationals of India.
    • Holders of photo identity cards, provided travelling directly by air from Nepal, issued to nationals of India (issued by the Election Commission to private citizens or by the Government of India or the Union Territory to government officials).
    • Holders of photo identity cards, provided travelling directly by air from Nepal, issued to nationals of Nepal (citizenship card or photo ID issued to government officials by Government of Nepal).
    • Holders of a UN Laissez-Passer.
    • Holders of a Kinderausweis identity document issued to children by Germany.
    • Holders of documents for stateless persons issued by the U.N. or I.C.R.C., provided holding a landing permit for India.
    • Holders of a Certificate of Identity issued to refugees and stateless persons residing in India.
    • Holders of travel documents issued to stateless persons and refugees.

    Document Validity:

    • Passport and/or passport replacing documents must be valid on arrival.

    Crew Members:

    • Same regulations as for passengers apply. However, Operational Crew (entering as a crew member and departing as crew or passenger), must hold:
    • - Passport; - PPL (Private Property List); - Temporary Landing Permit; and - General Declaration.

    Military:

    • Same regulations as for passengers apply

    Additional Information:

    • Nationals of India holding double nationality, must contact their embassy/high commission for further information.

    Minors:

    • Nationals of India or Nepal, provided travelling directly by air from Nepal aged: - up to/incl. 9 years of age, do not require any documentation, when accompanied by parents/guardian; or
    • 10 up to/incl. 18 years of age, can travel with a certified Identity Document containing photo, issued by the Principal or Head of an educational institution.

  • Visa Requirements: Visa required.

    Following are the Visa Exemptions:

    • Nationals of India.
    • Nationals of Bhutan and Nepal. However, if arriving from mainland China (People's Rep.) a visa is required (note: does not incl. Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China)).
    • Nationals of El Salvador and Maldives for a stay of max. 90 days.
    • Holders of diplomatic passports :
    • for a max stay of 90 days, being nationals of Armenia, Germany, Japan, Macedonia (FYROM), Romania and Turkey;
    • for a max. stay of 30 days, being nationals of Bangladesh.
    • Holders of diplomatic and official passports:
    • being nationals of Belarus, Denmark and Singapore;
    • for a max. stay of 90 days, being nationals of Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Israel, Korea (Rep. of), Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Myanmar, Paraguay, Peru, Russian Fed., Serbia, South Africa, Thailand, Venezuela or Vietnam;
    • for a max. stay of 60 days, being nationals of Cambodia or Syria;
    • for a max. stay of 30 days, being nationals of Croatia, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Lao People's Dem. Rep., Philippines, Tajikistan or Uruguay;
    • Holders of diplomatic, official and service passports being nationals of Nicaragua for a max. stay of 90 days.
    • Holders of diplomatic, official, servie and special passports being nationals of Egypt for a max. stay of 90 days.
    • Holders of a Re-entry Permit issued by India.
    • Those holding a PIO (Person of Indian Origin) card. Note: the PIO must not be confused with the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) registration certificate booklet (SEE NOTE 35024) . If the passport has been renewed, it is required to hold the old passport (the number of which is recorded on the PIO) and the new passport.

    NOTE 35024: Holders of the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) registration certificate booklet are issued with a U type visa. Please note that both the OCI registration certificate booklet and visa have to be carried and that a "U" type visa cancels any other type of visa issued by India. If the passport is renewed, the OCI "U" type visa issued in the old passport remains valid, therefore, it is required to hold both passports. Alternatively, a new visa can be applied for, to be included in the new passport.

    TWOV (Transit Without Visa):

    • Holders of confirmed onward tickets for a max. transit TIRULES/R32time of 24 hours.
    • Not applicable to stateless persons and refugees.
    • Hotel facilities are available in Terminal 3 at Delhi (DEL), provided holding boarding card for connecting flight.

    Merchant Seamen:

    • Visa is not required for nationals of India, Buthan, Maldives and Nepal.
    • Merchant Seamen arriving by air in order to board a ship, or if arriving by ship in order to board an aircraft must travel on duty and hold a Seaman Book together with a passport and a Letter of Guarantee of the shipping company.

    Crew Members:

    • Operating Crew: visa not required provided cleared on Temporary Landing Permit and departing at the same time. Positioning Crew: same regulations as for passengers apply.

    Military:

    • Same regulations as for passengers apply.

    Visa Issuance:

    • Holders of normal passports issued to nationals of Cambodia, Finland, Indonesia, Japan, Lao People's Dem. Rep., Myanmar, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam (SEE NOTE 43220) (SEE NOTE 43221) (SEE NOTE 43222) (SEE NOTE 43223) traveling as tourist can obtain a visa on arrival,
    • passport which must valid at least 6 months on arrival;
    • and
    • return/onward ticket; and
    • sufficient funds; and
    • one passport size photograph; and
    • re-entry permit, if required by country of nationality.
    • Fee: USD 60.-, or equivalent in INR. Visa on arrival allows only a single entry for a max. of 2 times in a calendar year with a minimum gap of 60 days between each visit.

    NOTE 43220: Facility available at Chennai (MAA) airport. NOTE 43221: Facility available at Delhi (DEL) airport. NOTE 43222: Facility available at Kolkata (CCU) airport. NOTE 43223: Facility available at Mumbai (BOM) airport.

    Additional Information:

    • Holders of multiple entry Tourist Visas (visa type code "T"), with a validity ranging from above 3 months and up to 10 years, are required to have at least 60 days between visits. Those wishing to re-enter before the 60 days have expired must contact an Indian mission abroad to obtain permission. Travelers intending to make side-trips to neighbouring countries as part of the same journey, should submit details of their complete itinerary, with supporting documentation, such as reservations, to an Indian mission or to the immigration officer upon initial entry into India, to obtain permission for multiple entries as part of that journey. The Tourist Visa is non-extendable. Visitors are required to register with the Foreigner's Regional Registration Office (FRRO) within 14 days of re-entry.
    • Visa exemption does not apply to nationals of Cyprus, Hungary, Israel, Lao People's Dem. Rep., Russian Fed. and Tajikistan holding diplomatic or official passport, if employed by an international organization.
    • Individual visitors requiring visas are adviced to apply for a tourist visa (not for an ordinary visa), to avoid problems on arrival. This will entitled them to special facilities.
    • Nationals of any country other than Bhutan, Maldives and Nepal, belonging to a Tourist Group arriving by air for a stay of a specified period: Travel agency (approved by the Indian Ministry of Tourism) should obtain prior permission from the Immigration Officer in charge. The representative of the local travel agency will be held responsible for accompanying the group at all times during their stay in India. Permission to enter the country will be granted only upon submission of the name of the group, the number of passengers, details of the itinerary (incl. port of departure) and passport number, date of birth and nationality of each passenger.
    • Valid visas in expired passports are still acceptable, provided accompanied by a valid passport of the same nationality of the expired passport.
    • Restricted/Protected Area Permits: A permit is required for foreigners (SEE NOTE 23756) wishing to visit the following: Protected Areas: - Parts of State of Manipur - Parts of State of Mizoram - Parts of State of Arunachal Pradesh - Whole of State of Nagaland - Whole of State of Sikkim - Parts of State of Uttaranchal. - Parts of State of Jammu and Kashmir. - Parts of State of Rajasthan . - Parts of State of Himachal Pradesh. Restricted Areas: - Whole of Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands - Part of the state of Sikkim. NOTE 23756: Not required for nationals of: - Bhutan travelling by air to/from Bhutan via Bagdodra; - Nepal travelling by air to/from Kathmandu.
    • However, if surface travel is involved and nationals travel via restricted areas, they require a "pass" issued by either the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (located in each major Indian city) or Superintendent of police (located in each Indian district) or the diplomatic representation of India in Bhutan or Nepal.
    • Visa extensions possible, except for Tourist T and Transit visas, by applying at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    Warning:

    • Holders of normal passports issued by Pakistan are required to hold two copies of their visa application form (issued by the Indian Mission concerned).

  • Passport Requirement: Passport required

    Following are the Passport Exemptions:

    • Nationals of India and Nepal holding proof of nationality and coming from India.
    • Holders of refugee travel documents.
    • Holders of UNMIN (United Nations Mission in Nepal) travel documents.

    Document Validity:

    • Passport and/or passport replacing documents must be valid on arrival.

    Crew Members:

    • Same regulations as for passengers apply.

    Military:

    • Same regulations as for passengers apply.

  • Visa Requirements: Visa required.

    Following are the Visa Exemptions:

    • Nationals of Nepal.
    • Nationals of India.
    • Holders of a Residence/Re-entry Permit issued by Nepal to alien residents.
    • Holders of UNMIN (United Nations Mission in Nepal) travel documents.

    TWOV (Transit Without Visa):

    • Holders of confirmed onward tickets transiting TIRULES/R32on the same day.

    Merchant Seamen:

    • Nepal has no sea harbour, therefore Merchant Seamen cannot be travelling on duty to Nepal.

    Visa Issuance:

    • Visitors traveling as tourist can obtain a visa on arrival for a max. stay of 90 days. Fee: between USD 25.- and USD 100.- (depending on duration of stay) or equivalent in convertible currency. (SEE NOTE 28981) (SEE NOTE 33474) (SEE NOTE 33519)
    • Nationals of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are exempt from visa fee, provided not exceeding 30 days.
    • Visitors traveling on business can obtain a visa on arrival for a max. stay of 5 years, provided holding a license issued by the Ministry of Industry. Fee: between USD 100.- and USD 300.- (depending on duration of stay) or equivalent in convertible currency. (SEE NOTE 28981) (SEE NOTE 33474) (SEE NOTE 33519)
    • Visitors can obtain a transit visa on arrival for a max. stay of 24 hours provided holding onward tickets. Fee: USD 5.- or equivalent in convertible currency. (SEE NOTE 28981) (SEE NOTE 33474) (SEE NOTE 33519)

    NOTE 28981: Not applicable to nationals of Afghanistan, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iraq, Liberia, Nigeria, Somalia, Swaziland and Zimbabwe.

    NOTE 33474: Not applicable to holders of Palestinian passports.

    NOTE 33519: Not applicable to holders of refugee travel documents.

    NOTE 28981: Not applicable to nationals of Afghanistan, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iraq, Liberia, Nigeria, Somalia, Swaziland and Zimbabwe.

    NOTE 33474: Not applicable to holders of Palestinian passports.

    NOTE 33519: Not applicable to holders of refugee travel documents.

    NOTE 28981: Not applicable to nationals of Afghanistan, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iraq, Liberia, Nigeria, Somalia, Swaziland and Zimbabwe.

    NOTE 33474: Not applicable to holders of Palestinian passports.

    NOTE 33519: Not applicable to holders of refugee travel documents.

    Additional Information:

    • Extension of tourist stay (up to 150 days) is possible. Fee: USD 20,- (plus an additional charge of USD 2,- per day extended).

  • Passport Requirement: Passport required

    Following are the Passport Exemptions:

    • Nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates holding National Identity Cards.

    Document Validity:

    • Passport and/or passport replacing documents must be valid for a period of at least 6 months.
    • Nationals of Oman can enter with passports valid on arrival.
    • Nationals of Thailand must hold passports valid for at least one month.
    • Those residing in Oman may enter with passport and visa valid on arrival.

    Admission and Transit Restrictions:

    • Admission is refused to nationals of Israel.

    Crew Members:

    • Passport and Crew Member ID Card are required. Passport must contain enough unused pages in case an additional immigration stamp is required. Crew have to complete a General Declaration Form upon arrival. For crew of ad-hoc flights this form is completed by Oman Air Handling at Muscat International Airport. All crew must wear a uniform.

    Military:

    • Same regulations as for passengers apply.
  • Visa Requirements: Visa required.

    Following are the Visa Exemptions:

    • Nationals of Oman.
    • Nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates, provided the stay does not exceed the passport validity.
    • Holders of a visa or entrance stamp for Dubai, provided arriving directly from the Emirate of Dubai (visa must be valid for at least 21 days on arrival).
    • Available to nationals of Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Czech Rep., Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland (Rep. of), Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep. of), Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia (FYROM), Malaysia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, USA, Uruguay and Vatican City (Holy See);
    • Available to holders of British passports, irrespective of endorsement in passport regarding national status;
    • Available to holders of Hong Kong (SAR China) passports;
    • Available to holders of Chinese Taipei passports.
    • Holders of a visa or entrance stamp for Qatar, provided arriving directly from Qatar (visa must specify that it is valid for travel to Oman and must be valid for at least one month on arrival) .
    • Available to nationals of Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Czech Rep., Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland (Rep. of), Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep. of), Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia (FYROM), Malaysia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, USA, Uruguay and Vatican City (Holy See);
    • Available to holders of British passports, irrespective of endorsement in passport regarding national status;
    • Available to holders of Hong Kong (SAR China) passports;
    • Available to holders of Chinese Taipei passports.

    TWOV (Transit Without Visa):

    • Holders of onward tickets for a max. transit TIRULES/R32time of 6 hours.

    Merchant Seamen:

    • Same regulations as for normal passport holders apply.

    Crew Members:

    • Visa not required.
    • Period of stay is based on scheduled departing flight. Crew of ad-hoc flights are permitted to stay up to 5 days.

    Military:

    • Same regulations as for passengers apply.

    Visa Issuance:

    • Holders of normal passports issued to nationals of New Zealand traveling as tourist can obtain a single entry visa on arrival, for a max. stay of 3 months. Free of charge.
    • Holders of normal passports issued to nationals of Brunei Darussalam and Korea (Rep. of) traveling as tourist can obtain a single entry visa on arrival, for a max. stay of 1 month. Free of charge.
    • Holders of normal passports issued to nationals of Brunei Darussalam, Korea (Rep. of) and New Zealand traveling on business can obtain a multiple entry visa on arrival, for a max. stay of 3 weeks. Fee: OMR 50.-.
    • Holders of normal passports issued to nationals of Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Czech Rep., Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland (Rep. of), Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia (FYROM), Malaysia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, USA, Uruguay, Vatican City (Holy See) can obtain a visa on arrival;
    • provided traveling as tourist, for a max. stay of 1 month (single entry). Extension of a further 1 month is possible. Fee: OMR 20.-.
    • provided traveling on business, for a max. stay of 3 weeks (multiple entry). Fee: OMR 50.-.
    • Holders of holders of British normal passports can obtain a visa on arrival;
    • provided traveling as tourist, for a max. stay of 1 month (single entry). Extension of a further 1 month is possible. Fee: OMR 20.-.
    • provided traveling on business, for a max. stay of 3 weeks (multiple entry). Fee: OMR 50.-.
    • Holders of Hong Kong (SAR China) passports can obtain a visa on arrival;
    • provided traveling as tourist, for a max. stay of 1 month (single entry). Extension of a further 1 month is possible. Fee: OMR 20.-.
    • provided traveling on business, for a max. stay of 3 weeks (multiple entry). Fee: OMR 50.-.
    • Holders of Chinese Taipei nomal passports can obtain a visa on arrival;
    • provided traveling as tourist, for a max. stay of 1 month (single entry). Extension of a further 1 month is possible. Fee: OMR 20.-.
    • provided traveling on business, for a max. stay of 3 weeks (multiple entry). Fee: OMR 50.-.
    • Alien residents of GCC Member StatesTIRGL/GCC can obtain a "GCC Resident Visa" on arrival for a max. stay of 28 days, provided arriving directly from a GCC Member State and residence permit is valid for at least 6 months. Restrictions apply to non-degree related professions (e.g. labourers and carpenters).Extension of further 7 days is possible. Fee: OMR 5.- per person.
    • Passengers can obtain a transit visa on arrival for a max. stay of 72 hours, provided holding onward tickets. Fee: OMR 5.- if transiting within 72 hours; free of charge if transiting within 24 hours and for minors up to/incl. 17 years of age.
    • Housemaids/private drivers of nationals of GCC Member StatesTIRGL/GCC can obtain a visa on arrival for a max. stay of 1 month, provided accompanying the sponsor or a family member of the sponsor from nationals of GCC Member States and residence permit is valid for at least 6 months. (Extension of 1 month possible). Free for employees of GCC nationals, except employees of nationals of Kuwait and Saudi Arabia who have to pay OMR 5,-.
    • Holders of consular, diplomatic, official, service and special passports issued to nationals of Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China (People's Rep.), Colombia, Cyprus, Czech Rep., Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland (Rep. of), Iran, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea (Rep. of), Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia (FYROM), Malaysia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Fed., San Marino, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, USA, Uruguay, Vatican City (Holy See) and Yemen can obtain a visa on arrival, free of charge.
    • Holders of British diplomatic and official passports can obtain their visa on arrival, free of charge.
    • Holders of Chinese Taipei diplomatic and official passports can obtain a visa on arrival, free of charge.

    Additional Information:

    • Visas of expatriate employees resident in Oman will be automatically cancelled if leaving Oman for a stay abroad exceeding 180 days from the day of departure.
    • A residency visa is issued to alien residents of Oman instead of a residence permit.

    Warning:

    • Visitors not holding return/onward tickets could be refused entry.
  • Passport Requirement: Passport required

    Following are the Passport Exemptions:

    • Holders of Document of Identity (DOI) issued by Singapore.
    • Holders of Temporary Travel Document issued by Singapore.
    • Holders of a Certificate of Identity (COI) issued by the Government of any country to stateless persons and refugees.
    • Holders of Hong Kong (SAR China) Documents of Identity.
    • Holders of a Macao (SAR China) Travel Permit.
    • Holders of a UN "Laissez-Passer", provided travelling on duty.
    • Holders of a Seaman Book (travelling on duty).
    • Holders of a German identity document ( Kinderausweis ) issued to minors up to/incl. 15 years of age, provided containing a photograph of the minor.
    • Holders of a Temporary passport issued by United Arab Emirates.
    • Holders of Refugee Travel Document issued by Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.

    Document Validity:

    • Passport and/or passport replacing documents must be valid for at least 6 months on arrival.
    • Passport and/or passport replacing documents issued to nationals of Singapore must be valid on arrival.
    • Those residing in Singapore may enter with travel documents valid on arrival.
    • The government of Singapore only recognizes Chinese Taipei passports that include an ID card number. Those passports not containing an ID card number require an Entry Permit to enter Chinese Taipei.

    Crew Members:

    • A general declaration and Crew Identity Card is required.

    Military:

    • Passport is not required for holders of a Military ID Card with movement orders issued to:
    • members of Her Majesty's Forces; or
    • US military personnel (movement order must be authorised by the commander of the unit).

    Additional Information:

    • The government of Singapore only recognizes Chinese Taipei passports that include an ID card number. Those passports not containing an ID card number require an Entry Permit to enter Chinese Taipei.

    Minors:

    • Passport not required for children up to/ incl. 15 years of age provided travelling with a parent or legal guardian, and being registered in the passport or passport replacing document of the companion.
  • Visa Requirements: Visa required.

    Following are the Visa Exemptions:

    • Nationals of Singapore.
    • Nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Republic of), Italy, Korea (Republic), Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and USA for a max. stay of 90 days.
    • A max. stay of 90 days for holders of British passports endorsed:
    • British Citizen , or
    • British Overseas Territories Citizen , which also contain a Certificate of Entitlement to the Right of Abode issued by the United Kingdom; or
    • British Subject , which also contain a Certificate of Entitlement to the Right of Abode issued by the United Kingdom.
    • A max. stay of 30 days for holders of British passports endorsed:
    • British Overseas Territories Citizen , without the right of abode in the United Kingdom; or
    • British Subject , without the right of abode in the United Kingdom, or:
    • British Overseas Citizens , British Protected Person or British Nationals (Overseas) .
    • Nationals of China (People's Rep.) provided:
    • holding normal passports endorsed "For Public Affairs" for a max. stay of 30 days.
    • holding Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China) passportsfor a max. stay of 30 days.
    • Nationals of Ukraine:
    • for holders of normal passports endorsed "For Public Affairs", for a max. stay of 30 days;.
    • for holders of diplomatic, official or service passports for a max. stay of 90 days.
    • Nationals of Saudi Arabia holding diplomatic passports.
    • Nationals of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russian Fed., Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan:
    • for holders of normal passports endorsed "For Public Affairs"for a max. stay of 30 days.
    • for holders of diplomatic, official or service passport for a max. stay of 30 days.
    • Holders of diplomatic, official or service passports issued to nationals of Bangladesh, India, Jordan, Myanmar, Nigeria and Tunisia .
    • A max. stay of 30 days for nationals of countries not listed above
    • Not applicable to nationals of Afghanistan, Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Pakistan, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.
    • A max. stay of 90 days for holders of an APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) issued to nationals of Australia, provided endorsed "Valid for travel to SGP"
    • A max. stay of 60 days for holders of an APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC), provided endorsed "Valid for travel to SGP".
    • Holders of a UN "Laissez-Passer", provided travelling on duty.
    • Permanent residents of Singapore holding a Re-entry permit issued by Singapore.
    • Holders of a Certificate of Identity (COI) issued by the Government of Singapore provided holding a Re-entry permit issued by Singapore.

    TWOV (Transit Without Visa):

    • Holders of onward tickets in transit TIRULES/R32.
    • Nationals of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russian Fed., Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan holding onward tickets for a max transit TIRULES/R32time of 96 hours; under the Visa Free Transit Facility (VFTF).
    • Nationals of China (People's Rep.) and India can also transit, one time only, for up to 96 hours without a visa under the Visa Free Transit Facility (VFTF) on either the outbound or return leg of the same journey (but not on both).
    • Nationals of China (People's Rep.) and India may use the VFTF if holding a Residence Permit (still valid for at least one month) issued by Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland, United Kingdom and the USA.
    • Nationals of China (People's Rep.) and India may use the VFTF if holding a valid single entry visa or multiple entry visa (still valid for at least one month) issued by Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland, United Kingdom or USA. However, after using a single entry visa, issued by one of the above countries and the VFTF was not used on the outbound leg of the journey, the VFTF can only be used on the return leg with a direct transit through Singapore from the country that issued the visa to the country of residence (e.g., SYD-SIN-PEK).
    • Leaving the transit area is allowed under the Visa Free Transit Facility (VFTF).
    • There are no international airside transfer facilities between Singapore Changi Terminals 1, 2 and 3 and the Budget Terminal. Passengers wishing to transfer between Terminals 1, 2 and 3 and the Budget Terminal must clear immigration, collect their baggage and then clear customs before proceeding to the other terminal.
    • Hotel accommodation is available within the transit area of Singapore Changi Airport (SIN).

    Merchant Seamen:

    • Merchant Seamen arriving by air in order to board a ship, or if arriving by ship in order to board an aircraft must travel on duty and hold a Letter of Guarantee from the shipping company.
    • A visa is not required for Merchant Seamen (when arriving by air in order to board a ship, or arriving by ship in order to board an aircraft) if the procedure is completely arranged by the shipping company.

    Crew Members:

    • Visa not required, except for nationals of Bangladesh.
    • Duration of stay is based on flight schedule.

    Military:

    • Visa not required, provided holding Military ID Card with movement order issed to:
    • members of Her Majesty's Forces; or
    • US military personnel (movement order must be authorised by the commander of the unit).

    Additional Information:

    • Visitors are required to hold proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay and documents required for their next destination.
    • Extension of stay possible for a fee of SGD 40.-. For more information: www.ica.gov.sg
    • This facility is not applicable to nationals of Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia and Yemen.
    • Visas issued to the following visitors may be in the form of an e-Visa, which is a visa printed of a separate piece of paper that also contains a barcode. The details of the travel document presented must match those detailed on the e-Visa.
    • Nationals of China (People's Rep.), Georgia, India, Myanmar and CIS countriesTIRGL/CIS holding normal passports.
    • Holders of Hong Kong (SAR China) Documents of Identity.
    • Holders of a Macao (SAR China) Travel Permit.
    • Foreign ladies in advanced state of pregnancy, not coming as Center, ICA Building, No. 10 Kallang Road, Singapore 208718, tel.0011-65-63916100 at www.ica.gov.sg (Apply for Visit Pass). Application can be submitted through a local sponsor when she is 5 or more months pregnant, for the issue of a Social Visit Pass for entry and transit. This restriction is not applicable to nationals of Singapore or alien residents of Singapore holding a Re-entry Permit into Singapore. Applications take approx. 4 weeks to process. a tourist and wishing to deliver their child in Singapore, should make prior application to the Visitor Services

    Minors:

    • Exit Permit required for all male nationals of Singapore who have reached the age of 13 years and are travelling for more than 3 months (or 6 months for National Servicemen); in a single trip.

    Warning:

    • Visitors not holding return/onward tickets could be refused entry.
    • Nationals of Afghanistan, Algeria, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia and Yemen must have a local sponsor.

  • Passport Requirement: Passport required

    Following are the Passport Exemptions:

    • Holders of a Laissez-Passer issued by the United Nations.
    • Holders of a Seaman Book (travelling on duty):
    • issued to nationals of Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland (Rep. of), Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Kuwait, Lao People's Dem. Rep., Luxembourg, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Russian Fed., Singaopre, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and Vietnam;
    • issued to nationals of USA, except if issued in the Marshall Islands, in which case it is not accepted;
    • issued in Hong Kong (SAR China);
    • Holders of a Certificate of Identity issued to nationlas of Thailand.
    • Holders of a Certificate of Identity issued to nationals of Singapore.
    • Holders of a Document of Identity issue to nationals of Singapore.
    • Holders of a Temporary Travel Document issued to nationals of Singapore.
    • Holders of documents issued to stateless persons and refugees.
    • Holders of South African temporary passports.
    • Holders of Macao (SAR China) Travel Permits.

    Document Validity:

    • Passport and/or passport replacing documents must be valid for at least 6 months upon arrival.
    • Expired passports issued to nationals of Thailand are accepted.
    • Nationals of Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland (Rep. of), Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Lao People's Dem. Rep., Luxembourg, Malaysia, Monaco, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Russian Fed., Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, USA, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and Viet Nam can enter with passports and/or passport replacing documents valid for the period of intended stay.
    • Holders of Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China) passports can enter with passports valid for the period of intended stay.
    • Those residing in Thailand can enter with travel documents valid on arrival.

    Crew Members:

    • General Declaration required.

    Military:

    • Same regulations as for passengers apply.

    Minors:

    • When arriving in, or departing from Thailand, minors aged under 16 years, traveling unaccompanied or without one or both parents are required to hold a letter of consent from the non traveling parent(s). Additionally, unaccompanied minors are required to hold a copy of their birth certificate.
  • Visa Requirements: Visa required.

    Following are the Visa Exemptions:

    • Nationals of Thailand.
    • A max. stay of 14 days for national of Cambodia holding normal passport.
    • A touristic stay of max. 30 days:
    • for nationals of Australia, Bahrain, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland (Rep. of), Kuwait, Lao People's Dem. Rep., Monaco, Mongolia, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Portugal, Qatar, Slovenia, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, USA and Vietnam;
    • for holders of British passports endorsed British Citizen ;
    • for holders of British passports endorsed British National (Overseas)" issued in Hong Kong;
    • for holders of normal passports, issued to nationals of Austria, Belgium, Czech Rep., France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Netherlands, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland and Turkey;
    • for holders of normal passports issued to nationals of Singapore;
    • for nationals of Singapore holding a Certificate of Identity, Document of Identity or Temporary Travel Document. All of which must state that are valid to travel to Thailand;
    • for holders of a Document of Identity or a Temporary Travel Document issued to nationals of Singapore, provided endorsed "Valid for travel to Thailand".
    • for holders of a Certificate of Identity issued by Singapore, provided endorsed "Valid for travel to Thailand".
    • A max. stay of 90 days:
    • for holders of normal passports issued to nationals of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Korea (Rep. of) or Peru;
    • for holders of diplomatic or official passports , issued to nationals of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Korea (Rep. of) or Peru;
    • for holders of diplomatic or official passports, issued to nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bhutan, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Rep., Germany, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russian Fed., Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine or Uruguay;
    • for diplomatic passport holders, issued to nationals of France or Spain;
    • for diplomatic and official passport holders, being nationals of Bhutan or India.
    • A max. stay of 30 days:
    • A max. stay of 30 days for holders of diplomatic or service passports issued to nationals of China (People's Rep.).
    • for holders of normal passports issued to nationals of Lao People's Dem. Rep., Mongolia, Russian Fed. or Viet Nam;
    • for holders of Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China) passports;
    • for holders of diplomatic and service passports, issued to nationals of China (People's Rep.);
    • for holders of diplomatic and official passports, issued to nationals of Cambodia, Lao People's Dem. Rep., Mongolia, Myanmar, Oman or Viet Nam.
    • A max. stay of 14 days for national of Cambodia holding normal passport.
    • Holders of a Re-Entry permit issued to alien residents by Thailand.
    • For a max.stay of 30 days to holders of a "Laissez-Passer" issued by the United Nations coming to attend a meeting or conference and holding:
    • official letter from the UN or invitation letter from the organization; and
    • approval from the Immigration Bureau that a visa wil not be required.
    • A max. stay of 90 days for holders of an APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC), provided endorsed "Valid for travel to THA".
    • Permanent Alien Residents of Hong Kong (SAR China) are required hold proof of residence in Hong Kong (SAR China) together with the APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC).

    TWOV (Transit Without Visa):

    • Holders of onward tickets for a max. transit TIRULES/R32 time of 12 hours.

    Merchant Seamen:

    • Visa is not required if nationality of Merchant Seamen is mentioned under visa exemptions applicable to normal passport holders.
    • Visa is not required for Merchant Seamen being national of China (People's Rep.), provided holding Hong Kong (SAR China) passport or Seaman Book.
    • Merchant Seamen arriving by air in order to board a ship, or if arriving by ship in order to board an aircraft must:
    • travel on duty and hold a Letter of Guarantee of shipping company, and
    • be met at the airport by the shipping agent. The shipping company is responsible for the immediate transportation to the ship/aircraft.

    Crew Members:

    • Visa not required.
    • Duration of stay is based on flight schedule.

    Military:

    • Same regulations as for passengers apply.

    Visa Issuance:

    • Those traveling as a tourist can obtain a visa on arrival, for a max. stay of 15 days provided holding:
    • passport valid for at least 6 months and with at least one 1 unused visa page for visa stamp; and
    • 2 recent passport photos (size 4 x 6 cm, taken not less than 6 months ago) (SEE NOTE 45339).
    • NOTE 45339: Furthermore, passengers must hold confirmed tickets for onward/return journey within 15 days from arrival date, at least THB 10,000.- per person and must clear Customs and Immigration Quarantine (CIQ) immediately at the point where the visa is obtained. Passengers in transit should allow a minimum of 3 hours between flights. Fee: THB 1,000.-.
    • Nationals of Andorra, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Estonia, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, San Marino, Saudi Arabia and Uzbekistan.
    • Holders of normal passports issued to nationals of Bhutan, China (People's Rep.), India, Romania and Ukraine.
    • Holders of Chinese Taipei passports.
    • Applicable only at Bangkok (BKK and DMK), Chiang Mai (CNX), Chiang Rai (CEI), Hat Yai (HDY), Krabi (KBV), Phuket (HKT), Samui Int'l (USM), Sukhothai Int'l (THS), Surat Thani (URT) and Utapao (UTP) airports.
    • Nationals of Ethiopia are, in addition, required to hold a Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate.
    • Passport photo facilities are only available at Bangkok Int'l Airport (BKK).

    Additional Information:

    • Visitors who are visa exempt are required to hold documents for their next destination.
    • Visitors over 12 years of age are required to hold sufficient funds to cover their stay (at least THB 10,000.- per person or THB 20,000.- per family). Proof of funds includes Letters of Credit, vouchers, MCO's or well-known credit cards, which are honoured in Thailand. Exempt are: holders of a re-entry visa.
    • For those who do not require a visa, stays are restricted to a max. of 90 days within any 6 month period. This also applies to those granted an initial stay of 30 days, wishing to extend their stay. One photo will be required for extension application. Stays exceeding the 90 days within any 6 month period may also be possible.

    Warning:

    • Visitors who are visa exempt but do not hold return/onward tickets could be refused entry.

  • Passport Requirement: Passport required

    Following are the Passport Exemptions:

    • Holders of a Seaman Book being national of the country which issued it, provided travelling on duty.
    • Holders of German temporary passports ("Vorlaeufiger Reisepass").
    • Holders of emergency passports issued to nationals of Austria.
    • Holders of a German Identity Card ( Kinderausweis ) issued to minors up to/incl. 15 years of age. Photograph is not required for children under 10 years of age.
    • Holders of a Laissez-Passer issued by the United Nations.
    • Holders of a National ID Card issued to nationals of United Arab Emirates.
    • Holders of a National ID Card issued to nationals of Bahrain, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
    • Holders of a National ID Card issued to nationals of Kuwait, provided card contains a photo of the bearer.

    Document Validity:

    • Passport or passport replacing documents of visitors must be valid for:
    • at least 3 months from the date of entry, for visits of up to 3 months; or
    • at least 6 months from the date of entry, for visits exceeding 3 months.
    • Nationals of the UAE can enter with passport and/or passport replacing documents valid on arrival.
    • Emergency passports issued to nationals of Austria must be valid at least one year on arrival.
    • Those residing in United Arab Emirates may enter with travel documents valid on arrival.

    Admission and Transit Restrictions:

    • Admission refused to nationals of Israel.
    • Admission refused to stateless passengers, even if holding a valid visa for the UAE. However, they may transit without a visa provided continuing by the same aircraft (SEE NOTE 13971). NOTE 13971: Except if being wife of a national of the UAE and holding a visa.
    • Admission refused to Palestinians holding documents issued by Iraq or Egypt.
    • Admission refused to holders of non-machine readable passports issued to nationals of Pakistan.
    • Exempt are holders of hand-written passports issued to nationals of Pakistan residing in the United Arab Emirates.
    • Exempt are holders of hand-written passports issued to nationals of Pakistan with a visa issued prior to 23 August 2010.

    Crew Members:

    • Nationals of the United Arab Emirates, entering on Emirates Airlines only, may enter if holding a Crew Identity Card and a General Declaration Form.

    Military:

    • Passport not required for holders of US Military Identity Cards and travel orders.

    Additional Information:

    • Passports issued by Kuwait containing an article 17 stamp are not accepted. (SEE NOTE 13971) NOTE 13971: Except if being wife of a national of the UAE and holding a visa.
    • Holders of passports containing an Israeli visa or stamp must obtain clearance through the C.I.D. (Crime Investigation Dept.) upon arrival.

    Minors:

    • Passport is not required if the minor is named in a parent's passport.
  • Visa Requirements: Visa required.

    Following are the Visa Exemptions:

    • Nationals of the United Arab Emirates.
    • Nationals of Bahrain, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
    • Nationals of Kuwait, except those holding Kuwaiti passports stamped article 17, para 2 .
    • Holders of diplomatic, service or special passports issued to nationals of Cyprus.
    • Holders of diplomatic or special passports issued to nationals of Morocco.
    • Holders of diplomatic or official passports issued to nationals of Viet Nam, for a max. stay of 90 days.
    • Holders of diplomatic passports being nationals of Jordan.
    • Holders of a Resident Permit issued by the United Arab Emirates.

    TWOV (Transit Without Visa):

    • Holders of confirmed onward tickets for a max. transit TIRULES/R32time of 24 hours.

    Merchant Seamen:

    • Merchant Seamen arriving by air in order to board a ship, or if arriving by ship in order to board an aircraft must travel on duty and hold a Letter of Guarantee from the shipping company.
    • Visa is not required for Merchant Seamen being nationals of Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia.
    • Visa is not required for Merchant Seamen being nationals of Kuwait. However, if holding a passport stamped article 17, para 2" a visa is required.

    Crew Members:

    • Visa not required for nationals of the United Arab Emirates only if entering as a crewmember on Emirates Airlines (EK).

    Military:

    • A visa is not required, provided holding a Military ID Card issued by one of the GCC Member StatesTIRGL/GCC , being a national of that country and coming from and returning to the country of nationality.

    Visa Issuance:

    • Nationals of Belgium, Finland, Italy, Korea (Rep.), Luxembourg, Malaysia, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Spain and Switzerland can obtain a visa on arrival for a max. stay of 30 days. Free of charge:
    • for holders normal passports;
    • for holders of diplomatic passports.
    • Nationals of Austria can obtain a visa on arrival for a max. stay of 30 days. Free of charge:
    • for holders normal passports;
    • for holders of diplomatic passports;
    • for holders of emergency passports.
    • Nationals of Germany can obtain a visa on arrival for a max. stay of 30 days. Free of charge:
    • for holders normal passports;
    • for holders of diplomatic passports.
    • for holders of Identity Cards ( Kinderausweis ) issued to minors up to/incl. 15 years of age
    • Holders of normal passports issued to nationals of Andorra, Australia, Brunei, Denmark, France, Greece, Iceland, Ireland (Rep. of), Japan, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, San Marino, Sweden, USA and Vatican City can obtain a visa on arrival for a max. stay of 30 days. Free of charge.
    • Holders of Hong Kong (SAR China) passports can obtain a visa on arrival for a max. stay of 30 days. Free of charge.
    • Holders of normal British passports endorsed British Citizen can obtain a visa on arrival for a max. stay of 30 days. Free of charge.
    • Holders of normal passports and a copy of pre-arranged visa can obtain a visa on arrival. Pre-arranged visa must be deposited by the sponsor at the Immigration Authorities and can be issued for 96 hours, 14 or 30 days. (SEE NOTE 29898) (SEE NOTE 41361) (SEE NOTE 41363) (SEE NOTE 40283) (SEE NOTE 14046) (SEE NOTE 29900)

    NOTE 29898: No visa will be issued on arrival to female passengers under 30 years of age, being nationals of CIS countriesTIRGL/CIS.

    NOTE 41361: Not applicable to nationals of Canada.

    NOTE 41363: Not applicable to nationals of Afghanistan, Iraq, Niger, Somalia and Yemen

    NOTE 40283: Not applicable to holders of hand-written passports issued to nationals of Pakistan when holding (pre-arranged) visas issued on/after 23 August 2010.

    NOTE 29900: Not applicable to holders of Palestinian documents.

    NOTE 14046: Deportation on the same flight will follow if sponsor (or representative) is not present at the time of passenger's arrival at the airport.

    • Holders of diplomatic, service, special, official or consular passports issued to nationals of Australia, France, Japan, USA and the United Kingdom can obtain a visa on arrival if holding an e-Visa receipt.
      • Holders of diplomatic passport issued to nationals of Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Tunisia and Turkey can obtain a visa on arrival for a max. stay of 90 days, free of charge.
      • Holders of consular, official and service passports issued to nationals of Morocco traveling on duty can obtain a pre-arranged (by the Protocol Department) visa on arrival. Visa must be available at the Immigration Authority upon arrival. Passenger must hold a copy showing the issuance and expiry date of the visa and an "OK to Board" message from the airline.
      • Holders of consular and official passports issued to nationals of Cyprus traveling on duty can obtain a pre-arranged (by the Protocol Department) visa on arrival. Visa must be available at the Immigration Authority upon arrival. Passenger must hold a copy showing the issuance and expiry date of the visa and an "OK to Board" message from the airline.
      • Holders of consular, official, service and special passports issued to nationals of Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Tunisia and Turkey traveling on duty can obtain a pre-arranged (by the Protocol Department) visa on arrival. Visa must be available at the Immigration Authority upon arrival. Passenger must hold a copy showing the issuance and expiry date of the visa and an "OK to Board" message from the airline.
      • Holders of consular, diplomatic, official, service and special passports traveling on duty can obtain a pre-arranged (by the Protocol Department) visa on arrival. Visa must be available at the Immigration Authority upon arrival. Passenger must hold a copy showing the issuance and expiry date of the visa and an "OK to Board" message from the airline.
      • Holders of a Residence Permit issued by a GCC Member State,TIRGL/GCC can obtain a visa on arrival for a max. stay of 30 days, provided:
      • residing in a GCC country for at least 1 year; and
      • a Resident Permit is valid for at least 3 months on arrival; and
      • holding confirmed return tickets. Fee: AED 185.-.
      • For nationals of Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland (Rep. of), Italy, Japan, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, USA or Vatican City.
      • For nationals of any other country (SEE NOTE 29898) (SEE NOTE 20964), if profession stated in the passport is: businessman, director, doctor, engineer or accountant. NOTE 29898: No visa will be issued on arrival to female passengers under 30 years of age, being nationals of CIS countriesTIRGL/CIS. NOTE 20964: Not applicable to Palestinians holding documents issued by Iraq or Egypt.
      • A 96-hour ("Dubai Stop-over") transit visa can be obtained on arrival at Dubai Airport (DXB) provided:
      • - transit time is at least 8 hours; and
      • - holding return/onward ticket and a hotel reservation; and
      • traveling at least one sector (inbound or outbound) on Emirates (EK). Fee: USD 127.-. (SEE NOTE 29898) (SEE NOTE 41363)
      • Facility is not applicable to passengers arriving on SQ-flights.
      • NOTE 29898: No visa will be issued on arrival to female passengers under 30 years of age, being nationals of CIS countriesTIRGL/CIS.
      • NOTE 41363: Not applicable to nationals of Afghanistan, Iraq, Niger, Somalia and Yemen.
      • Holders of a Laissez-Passer issued by the United Nations can obtain a visa on arrival.

      Additional Information:

      • All visitors must:
      • hold documents for their next destination;
      • have sponsor in the UAE to cover their stay.
      • Exempt are nationals of Andorra, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brunei, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland (Rep. of), Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Portugal, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, USA, the United Kingdom and Vatican City.
      • Nationals of Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iceland, Ireland (Republic of), Italy, Japan, Korea (Republic), Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, U.S.A., United Kingdom (Great Britain) or Vatican City can extend their stay for another 30 days, against a fee of AED 600.-, if applied for at least 2 days prior to the expiry date of the visa issued on arrival.
      • A visa:
      • included in an expired passport, combined with a valid passport, can be accepted for travel;
      • can be applied for (and issued through internet (e-Visa)), prior to arrival, if arriving at Abu Dhabi (AUH) and Dubai Airport (DXB).
      • Residents holding an Investor or Partner Visa issued by Abu Dhabi are permiited to stay out of the United Arab Emirates for a period of 1 year.
      • Resident Visas will be cancelled should the holder remain outside the United Arab Emirates for a period of 180 days.
      • Exempt are university students holding a valid universtity identity card or letter issued by a university, stating that they are current students.

      Minors:

      • If named in a parent's passport and being of a visa required nationality, the minor is also required to be named in the visa. If the minor is not covered by the visa they will not be allowed entry. Furthermore, the minor can only be accepted for travel provided that they are accompanied by the holder of the passport.

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