The United Arab Emirates has become a favorite among holiday seekers and individuals aiming to work abroad. With around 15.8 million tourists visiting each year and a population of which almost 80% are expatriates, UAE has a huge influx in all its airports. Dubai is one of the most preferred cities in UAE because of its modern vibe, multi-cultural ethos and various attractions/entertainment options. Due to the variety of things to do and experience travelers wish to extend their stay in Dubai. But, if tourists wished to extend their stay in Dubai and had to renew their visas via the old procedure, they will have to exit the country, wait a month and then reapply. This is just a waste of time and money. To make it easy for the many tourists who decide to extend their stay, the UAE government had allowed visa extensions that could be made effective immediately by flying out of the country from Sharjah airport to Oman or Kuwait and then flying back within a day. But, what if one doesn’t want to leave Dubai and go to Sharjah for this process?
Arooha strives to make everything easier for travel-oriented individuals. In partnership with Gulf Air & Salam Air, we can provide our customers with a renewed visa obtained through a seamless process known as the Dubai Visa Change. For those of you who don’t know what it is, keep reading. Our blog is full of vital information that will help you out.
To this date, UAE is the only Middle Eastern country which permits its visitors with a visa extension option that can be affective within a day. If the purpose of extension is holiday travel, travelers can choose to extend with a 14-day short-term, a 30-day tourist/visit visa or a 90-day long-term visa.
This process has various advantages for the traveler and is all the rage with travelers who want to extend their stay in UAE. Statistics show that roughly 30% of travelers extend their visas and around 95% of them prefer renewing it this way. Keep reading to find out the procedure, flight timings, necessary documents and how you can benefit with this service.
1700 AED 90 Days and 1200 AED 30 Days
This package is inclusive of the visa fee, the cost of a round ticket to Bahrain or Oman and tax.
The eligibility criteria are:
1. The Individual should possess a valid UAE tourist visa.
2. The individual should be a citizen or national of an eligible country listed by Arooha.
Departure from Dubai, UAE
Arrival at Bahrain or Oman
Disembark from the flight & get connected wifi in the airport of Bahrain or Oman. Than proceed waiting area and check with us the visa status and be connected via WhatsApp. Then we will be sending the approved visa copy via WhatsApp than go to Gulf Air or Salam Air Counter. Show the visa copy to the counter staff and they will issue a boarding pass.
Arrival at Dubai International Airport
The visas usually take between 6 to 48 hours to get approved. Sending the immigration stamp to your agent before 10.00 am can speed up this process.
The required documents are:
Ticket type: Economy Class
Flying days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday (Depends on the availability)
The traveler who books our Dubai visa change package will experience the following advantages:
How can I extend my tourist visa without a Dubai Visa change?
Effective from 1st January 2017, tourist visas are no longer extended due to the misuse of tourist visas by individuals seeking for jobs in the UAE. If you want to lengthen your stay in UAE, you must opt for a Dubai Visa change or an airport to airport Visa change Sharjah.
Yes, the UAE government is conscious of the percentage of visitors who require a visa extension. Previously, visa extension procedures were lengthy, expensive and time consuming due to the rules that governed the visas. Most visas necessitated the holder to leave the UAE to their home country/residing country before applying for a new visa. This expensive and time-wasting process has been easily shortened to the Dubai visa change procedure.
The Dubai visa change service is a hassle-free renewal procedure for tourist visas. This process allows the individual to renew or extend their 30 or 90-day visa in just a day. This is facilitated by the individual exiting Dubai and staying at Bahrain airport until the visa is issued and fly back to Dubai within the same day.
The Dubai visa change procedure begins at Terminal 1 & 2 of Dubai International Airport.
The visas that can be renewed are the 30-day tourist and 90-day long term visas.
This is an express procedure as it reduces the period of visa processing and renewal from 2 days to 1 day.
No, it is not possible to do this process via road.
This option is only allowed for individuals visiting UAE for medical treatment and hospitalization. This service requires the individual to submit all medical certificates and proof that the individual can’t travel.