Under the Patronage of H.E. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri Minister of Economy – Chairman of Small and Medium Enterprises Council

Visa Information

A visa is required to enter UAE except for nationals (citizens) of the following countries who will be issued entry permits upon arrival at the airport in the UAE.

  • Andorra
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brunei
  • Canada
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands (Holland)
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Paraguay
  • Portugal
  • San Marino
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Vatican City

Nationals other than those of the above lists require an entry visa, which need to be arranged prior to arrival to the UAE.

For Visitors

If you require a visa prior to your arrival, there are three options available:
UAE Consulate in your Country: We can issue a visa invitation letter should you wish to apply through the UAE consulate in your country. Please email us your passport details to facilitate this.
Hotel: Request from your hotel to arrange your visa. Not all hotels offer this facility, so please check prior to booking.

Airline: Etihad Airways is the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates. The airline was set up by a Royal decree in July 2003, with Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, as its hub. Etihad started commercial operations in November 2003. Since then, Etihad’s expansion has been dramatic and the airline flies to 44 international destinations across Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and North America.
If you travel by Etihad Airways (http://www.etihad.com), they will be able to assist with your visa application.
Airport: Abu Dhabi International Airport is just 37 from the Etihad Towers. Over 50 international airlines operate a schedule of flights connecting Abu Dhabi to more than 80 destinations in 46 countries across the globe.
For more information please visit the Abu Dhabi International Airport website

For Exhibitors

We will be pleased to assist you with visa through our appointed visa agent (terms & conditions apply).


The visa application process will take 5-7 working days from the date of receipt of the payment.