Visa Information

A visa is required to enter the UAE except for Nationals from the following countries that will be issued entry permits upon arrival at the airport in the UAE.

GCC Countries:

Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia


Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Vatican City



United States of America, Canada



Australia, New Zealand



Japan, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, South Korea


If your country doesn't appear in the above list, please click here to find out the nearest UAE embassy/consulate in your country.

Visa Processing

For visitors:

Processing of visas for visitors can only be arranged through your hotel, airline or the UAE Embassy in your country. If you need a visa invitation letter to submit to the UAE embassy, please contact


For confirmed exhibitors:

ATEX International Exhibitions can assist with the visa application process through our partner travel agent, or alternatively, visas can be arranged through your hotel. Please complete the visa application form from the Online Exhibitor Manual.