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Dubai VISA for Minors

By Siddhi - May 4, 2020
Dubai VISA for Minors

Dubai always plans surprises for its visitors and one such is an amendment made to the transit visa rules from June to September, kids aged 18 years and below will now be able to travel to Dubai, as UAE offers free visa to minors.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants are qualified from any one of the below criteria for UAE visa application.

Criteria 1: Travel Record

Applicants have traveled to Dubai even once in the last 5 years or have a valid visa for countries like USA, UK, Schengen countries, Australia, New Zealand, Russia, Switzerland, and Japan, the supporting documents required for applicants qualifying under this travel record criteria are as follows:

  • Visa application form duly filled and signed along with applicants colored photograph
  • For verification, original passport with validity for 6 months from the date of travel + colored photocopy (of all pages)
  • Onward and return confirmed ticket of flight tickets in original + Photocopy
  • Invitation letter from the host company in Dubai 
  • For female applicants and students who are above 18 years and traveling alone require NOC from parents/husband, Photo ID of parents/ husband. Colored copy of the host passport/residence visa
  • Visa fees can be paid by CASH / DD / CREDIT CARD

Criteria 2: Financial Records

Applicants who don’t qualify as per Criteria 1 are required to submit either the last 2 Years Form 16 or last 2 Years Income Tax return with a minimum gross income from a business, profession, or employment, which should exceed INR 2 lakhs Per annum.

Or

Investments amounting to INR 5 Lakhs or above, in the form of fixed deposits in Banks or Post Office.

 Or

Investments should be made a year before the date of VISA application with a validity of more than 12 months and investments in co-operative banks or societies are not acceptable.

The supporting documents required by applicants qualifying under Economical status criteria:

  • Original + Photocopy of Income Tax returns, Salary slips of the last 6 months, Photocopy of Pan Card OR Original + Photocopy of Fixed Deposit Receipt
  • Visa application form duly filled and signed along with applicants colored photograph
  • Original passport for verification with validity for 6 months from the date of travel + colored photocopy (of all pages)
  • Onward and return confirmed ticket of flights in original + Photocopy
  • Invitation letter from the host company in Dubai
  • For female applicants and students who are above 18 years and traveling alone require NOC from parents/husband, Photo ID of parents/ husband. Copy of the host passport/residence visa
  • Visa fees can be paid by CASH / DD / CREDIT CARD

Criteria 3: Invitation from immediate family member residing in UAE on family status

Spouse and children below 21 years of age or senior citizens above 60 years of age can be invited.

The supporting documents required are:

  • Invitation letter from the host in Dubai, passport copy and valid residence visa copy of the host in Dubai 
  • Visa application form duly filled and signed along with applicants colored photograph
  • Original passport for verification with validity for 6 months from the date of travel + colored photocopy (all pages)
  • Onward and return confirmed ticket of flights an original copy + Photocopy
  • Invitation Letter from the host company in Dubai
  • For female applicants and students who are above 18 years and traveling alone require NOC from parents/husband, Photo ID of parents/ husband. Colored copy of the host passport/residence visa
  • Visa fees can be paid by CASH / DD / CREDIT CARD

Important Information:

  • Selection/Determination of a visa category are based on airline ticket itinerary

UAE visa applications for diplomatic Passport holders:

  • As per the directive of Dubai Immigrations, Dubai visa applications for Diplomatic Passport holders will no longer be accepted at DVPC with immediate effect i.e. from 05 September 2013. Diplomatic passport holders can only apply through the UAE embassy.

The UAE tourist visa for Indian travelers is charged as follows:

  • AED 120 or INR 2,500 for a 14-day tourist visa (available on arrival)
  • AED 250 or INR 5,200 for an extension of more than 14 days

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