As an Indian citizen, one needs to obtain a pre-arranged visa before travelling to the country. There are options of applying for Tourist, Visit and Transit Visa prior to your trip. As an Indian citizen, one can apply for visa for U.A.E online or at its centres present in various cities of India. For Visit visa for 14 days, the approximate fee is INR 6040 and while for 90 days Visit Visa approximately INR 12150. One can submit the application form along with fees online. An additional AED 1000 for health insurance policy is mandatory.
For an India citizen applying for UAE visa following are the eligibility criterions one should take care of:
Indian citizen, once in the last five years, should have travelled to or should own a valid visa for the countries such as USA, UK, Schengen countries, European Union, Australia, New Zealand, Russia, Canada, Switzerland and Japan.
If criterion 1 is not met, the Indian citizen should attach below mentioned financial supporting document to support their application.
1. Income tax returns for last two years having minimum gross total income of Rs. 2 lakhs annually or,
2. Form 16 for last two years issued by the employer with annual salary of at least Rs. 2 lakhs or,
3. Investment documents in the form of post office deposits or bank fixed deposits aggregating to Rs. 5 lakhs
(All the above-mentioned documents should be at least one year old from the date of application. They should also be valid for at least another one year or more. Deposits made with Co-operative banks are not accepted.)
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