Prior to Travelling

We advise delegates travelling to the United Arab Emirates to check for visit visa requirements before their scheduled travel. A detailed list of countries eligible for visa on arrival is shown and countries that will need pre-arranged visa.

Visa Upon Arrival

Citizens of the following countries can get a 30-day visit visa on arrival, free of charge and renewable for similar period.

  • Andorra
  • Australia
  • Brunei
  • Canada
  • Hong Kong
  • Ireland
  • Japan
  • Kazakhastan
  • Malaysia
  • Monaco
  • New Zealand
  • People’s Republic of China
  • Russian Federation
  • San Marino
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Vatican City

Citizens of the following countries can get a 90-day multiple entry visit visa, free of charge and valid for 6 months from the date of issue for a stay of 90 days.

  • Austria
  • Barbados
  • Brazil
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Chile
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Grenada
  • Hungary
  • Honduras
  • Iceland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Montenegro
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Seychelles
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Ukraine
  • Uruguay

Passports must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry into the UAE.

This list may vary from time to time; therefore, it is advisable to check with the airline you are flying with or the UAE embassy before travelling to the UAE.

Visa-free entry

Citizens of GCC countries do not require a visa or permit or to be sponsored by a national or resident in the UAE. They need to produce their GCC country passport or national ID card at the point of entry into the UAE.

  • Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Kuwait
  • Bahrain
  • Oman

GCC Residents

For delegates whom are not GCC citizens but are GCC residents, obtaining a visa permit of entry is now possible online through the UAE Ministry of Interior online service. To learn more about the service and initiate the application online please click here.

Non-eligible Countries

It is not possible to process visit visa application for citizens of the following countries: Ethiopia, Syria, Nigeria, Libya, Tunisia and Bangladesh.
We recommend Tunisians to apply by themselves via Emirates Airlines as this is possible since March 2017.

Need Visa Assistance?

Delegates that have booked their hotel accommodation through the congress can request for their visa to be arranged with a fee of 550 AED.

For more information, please contact the official Congress Organizer of the PAIRS Congress, Dia Edu Management Consultants.

P: +971 4 453 2975

Documents required for visa processing

Clear colored copy of valid passport, at least 6 months before date of travel.

High resolution passport size image in white background.

Father’s Full Name.

Mother’s Full Name.

Airport Transfer

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is approximately 10 minutes’ drive from the Grand Hyatt Hotel, while Al Maktoum International Airport is approximately 40 minutes from the venue.

Dubai International Airport

Hotel direction: 8 km
Estimated taxi fare: AED 35

Abu Dhabi International Airport

Hotel direction: 130 km
Estimated taxi fare: AED 300

Al Maktoum International Airport

Hotel direction: 60 km
Estimated taxi fare: AED 120