Restrictions for travellers due to the Corona Virus
Various countries have issued temporary entry bans or at least entry restrictions for various citizens.
Most embassies also do not issue a visa if the traveller has recently travelled to one of the following countries: China, Iran, South Korea, Japan, Germany, Italy, Spain and France.
Please note that new restrictions are currently being introduced daily and AVS does not have all the information from the embassies and the expected restrictions.
More details can be found here: NEWS
The following citizens do not need a visa in advance:
Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Monaco, New Zealand, Netherlands, Norway, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, South Korea, United Kingdom.
Almost all other citizens can apply the visa online. Further information and prices can be found on the order form.
Standard: 5 - 10 working days
Express: 3 - 5 working days
A visa can be requested from us not earlier than 1 month before the date of entry into the UAE. However, you are welcome to submit the online form earlier.
Please note, the Arabic working days are from Sunday to Thursday.