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Indians with US visas, green card to get 2-week visa on arrival in UAE

Indian who have a US visa or a green card will get a 14-day visa on arrival in the UAE from May 1. The UAE’s ministry of foreign affairs asked all authorities to grant such visas on arrival following a cabinet decision.

world Updated: Apr 25, 2017 19:41 IST
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The visa on arrival will be valid for 14 days, extendable for a similar period one time only.(Reuters File/ Representational Photo)

Indian nationals who hold a valid US visa or a green card will get a two-week UAE visa on arrival in the country from May 1, a media report said.

The ministry of foreign affairs in the UAE this week circulated a letter to all authorities to grant Indians with US visa or green card a UAE visa on arrival following a cabinet decision in March.

Shaikh Khaled Bin Essam Al Qassimi, chairman of the department of civil aviation in Sharjah, said the circular was issued after instructions from the ministry, the Gulf News reported.

The circular was given to all UAE borders points, including airports and ports.

Officials at the general directorate of residency and foreigners affairs in Dubai confirmed that they will start implementing the order on May 1.

The visa will be valid for 14 days, extendable for a similar period one time only. The validity of the passport must be not less than six months and the fee for an entry permit will be Dirham 100 (Rs 1,750). The fee for one-time extension of the entry permit will be Dirham 250, it said.