Important note about the new visa center fees from China:
The Chinese Embassy announced that as of 18 February 2019, the following surcharges will be introduced for each visa application. These are to be paid plus the visa fee.
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.