Dubai: Trading an Oil Economy for High Finance
By By David Esler email@example.com
Source: Business & Commercial Aviation
December 01, 2012
Country: United Arab Emirates
Status: Major UAE financial center
Country visa requirement: Transit visas good for seven days can be obtained on arrival for passengers holding valid passports from Canada, the U.S. and Mexico; the European Union and most other non-E.U. nations on the Continent; Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia; passengers from other countries must apply for visas in advance. Visits longer than seven days require visas issued prior to arrival. Operating crewmembers with valid passports and crew IDs do not require visas. (Relief crewmembers arriving via airline are treated as passengers.) Crew IDs must be hard-plastic laminated (airport-issued IDs not acceptable) and include company name, expiration date and crew position. Crewmembers also must be uniformed. If any of these requirements are not met, crewmembers will not be permitted entry into the UAE.
Landing permit requirement: Yes; minimum two business days required for application.
Sponsor letter required: No
Aircraft documents required: Standard documentation, e.g., airworthiness certificate, aircraft registration, insurance certificate with country coverage, etc.
Any other requirements for visiting aircraft: No