Visa Information: How to Apply for Dubai Visa in Nigeria

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Dubai is a hyper-modern city with the genuine Arabian mystique. The Arabian city is has become one of the most visited cities in the world.

As a Nigerian citizen, you can enjoy the bliss of travelling to Dubai with minimum worry. It is very easy to obtain Dubai visa and we are not surprised at the way Nigerians are travelling to the city. Either you are travelling for business or tourism, you will be amazed at how quickly you can obtain your visa without any stress. Travelstart Nigeria offer Dubai visa service and we are proud to provide you with detailed information on how to apply for Dubai visa.

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Before you can apply for a Dubai visa, your passport must be valid for at least 3 months from the date of entry if you are staying up to 3 months. If your stay will exceed 3 months, your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry.

If you don’t have a Nigerian Immigration passport, you can easily apply for one online or go to the nearest Immigration office in your city or state.

Types of Visa

There are different types of visa for entry to Dubai and other UAE cities.

1. A 96-hour visa, which is valid for 4 days and it is not extendible. This type of visa is usually for transit passengers stopping at Dubai International Airport DXB for a minimum of 8 hours. Your passport must be valid for at least 3 months before a 96-hour visa can be obtained. A 96-hour visa can either be obtained via your travel agent or airline. Emirates Airlines offer passengers Stopover Arrival package.
2. Tourist visa is usually valid for a maximum of 30 days and you can extend for an additional of 30 days for a certain sum.
3. Visit visa is usually valid for a maximum of 90 days and it is not extendible. The visit visa is granted to travellers coming to Dubai to visit their family or coming on a long-term business visit.

Visa Requirements

  • Nigeria Immigration Passport
  • Photocopies of your ID Card and passport (Including valid and expired visas)
  • Visa application form ( which must be filled out in detail ( block letters) and signed by the applicant)
  • A copy of a confirmed Itinerary ( Round trip tickets) Visitors without a Return ticket might be refused entry at the airport.
  • Proof of health insurance
  • Proof of Financial status – a copy of your recent bank statement.
  • For Tourists: A letter from your employer, stating that you have been granted a leave and that you will be return to your job when you get back. If you are self employed, include a copy of your business registration and tax documents.
  • For visitors visiting a relative or friend, you must provide a letter of invitation from your host, the letter should include the contact information of your host, address, signature and date; a copy of their UAE passport information page or residence permit or National passport information page.
  • A copy of hotel reservation.

Valid visas in expired passports are accepted if your new passport is available.

How to Apply for Dubai Visa

You can apply for a Dubai visa through a tour company, travel agent or a UAE resident.
You can also apply for a Dubai visa via Travelstart Nigeria.

Visa Fees

Dubai visa fees varies. The cost of the visa depends on the period of stay in Dubai. Visit here for more information on Dubai visa fees.

Visa Processing

Dubai visa processing time is between 2 to 8 days depending on the type of visa you want to obtain and also subject to Dubai immigration approval. If you are applying for a 2 weeks tourist visa, the visa processing time is between 2 to 5 days.

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If you have any questions about how to apply for a South African Visa, please let us know in the comment box below.

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Our Readers Comments

  1. Pla what if I want to apply for 90 days visa and I don’t have a family to stay with?

    • Hi Bumerio, You can apply for a 90days visa even if you do not have relatives in Dubai. The requirements for 90 days visa – a clear copy of the photo page of your international passport, proof of address, proof of income (Bank Statement) and a guarantor if requested, ( Your guarantor may be your employer who will write a letter that you will be coming back to Nigeria to resume your job. The Visa fees for 90 days visa is USD 300 per person.

  2. Hello,
    I need information about moving to working and living in Seychelles with family of 5.
    Thank you.

  3. Pls i will like to know the procedures on how to apply for a South African Visa.

  4. I need uk visa….

  5. Pls, how much the total cost for 30 days , cuz, i will finding job there 4 suitable life

    • You can apply for a Work Visa but you need to have a job in Dubai. Therefore, You can start by searching and applying for jobs in Dubai. When you get a job, the company will sponsor you and provide you with all the documents required for a Work Visa in Dubai.

      However, if you are going there for 30 days, the cost of visa is USD 300.

  6. Hello I want to travling to turky work and skul pls help me wat can I do

  7. I want to work and live there,give me more information,pls

    • You can apply for a Work Visa but you need to have a job in Dubai. Therefore, You can start by searching and applying for jobs in Dubai. When you get a job, the company will sponsor you and provide you with all the documents required for a Work Visa in Dubai.

  8. Kindly update me wit d total cost of dubai 3months visa.

    • Hi Adekoya, A 3 month visa is granted to people who are 40 Years and above. The cost of 3 month visa is USD 900 per person.

  9. I want to travel to live and working in Dubai.what type of visa do i apply?

    • You can apply for a Work Visa but you need to have a job in Dubai. Therefore, You can start by searching and applying for jobs in Dubai. When you get a job, the company will sponsor you and provide you with all the documents required for a Work Visa in Dubai.

  10. I have people who have been living in dubai over a year, whch type of visa did he apply for and in there work opportunity in dubai?

  11. I have people who have been living in dubai over a year, whch type of visa did he apply for and in there work opportunity in dubai

    • If your friend is working and living in Dubai, that means he got a Dubai work visa. However, you can only get a work visa if you already have a job and your employer will be your sponsor. Therefore, you have to search for a job and apply. When you get a job, the company will provide all necessary documents for you to move to Dubai.

  12. What is going to take me to get a residential visa

    • Hi Oluwafemi, are you in Dubai? You can only apply for residence permit if you are in Dubai.

  13. please i need informations on getting south african visas and also that of seychelles.

    • Hi Kehinde, Please read ‘How to Apply for South African Visa‘ for detailed information on how to apply for a South African Visa.

  14. What about 5year working permit in Dubai, what is d cost together with BTA?

  15. Pls I need information 2 Appy

  16. Hello,
    We will like to find out if you provide UAE visa service to under age Nigerian citizen? We have some of our players intending to attend a showcase football trials in Dubai by 5th April. Their ages ranges between 16 and 22yrs. Can you kindly provide us with full information on how to apply, visa cost, processing time and flight cost. We intend to secure a 30days visa for them. Also, let us know the procedure for the 60 and 90 days visa. Can applicant who is 25yrs apply? Please kindly provide answers via our email midtownsoccerschool@yahoo.com or call 08069385233. We require urgent attention.
    Thanks

    • Hello Midtown soccer School, We will send you an email and provide you with answers. Thank you.

  17. Pls much does it all together amount, both visa fees ( working visa) and flight fees to get to Dubai from Nigeria?

  18. how do i apply for south africa visa?

  19. The Dubai transit visa is an entry pass for the visitors to enter and stay in Dubai for a certain time period. We are specialists in providing UAE transit visa for the business, tourist, spouse, and other visa services in respect to the requirement of the customers.

  20. Hi sis kemi,i want to apply for a soccer academy in dubai,what kind of visa do i apply for?,The academy management inform me to get to dubai first b4 making any payment for a comfirmation reason.pls kindly reply me via my email,olabodethomas1000@gmail.com or olabodethomas28@yahoo.com thanks.

  21. Hi Please my mother in law just retired and she would love to go to Dubai for a two weeks relaxation tour. please kindly send to my mail box details of visa procurement, flight, accommodation and any tour package you have where possible. I will be expecting this information as soon as possible. Thanks

    • Hi Tolu, Please call Travelstart Office: 01 2771346-50 or 08092373201 for more detailed information on Dubai Visa Procurement.

  22. Please i want to travel to dubia to work and live there how can i go about that, do you have any sure link about the employers for me to apply, please kindly get back to me on my email address tonypatrick34@yahoo.com

  23. I need a 30days visa. I heard when employed my employer will take care of the work visa. How much will it cost & how will I contact u because I want to travel soonest & my money is ready

    • Hi Steve, Have you gotten a job in Dubai. Your employer will need to send you the required document or even help you to get your visa in Dubai.

  24. How much will it cost me travelling from nigeria to dubai? And to have an accommodation and work since i dont have any1 there.

  25. Please how can i apply for spain or germany visa and how much will it cost

  26. I please I need to travel to dubal work and stay how much would everything cost me?pls replied me via email:birminghampatrick@yahoo.com

    • Dubai Visa will cost you $150. You can send us an email – info@travelstart.com.ng or call us 01 2771346-50 or 08092373201.

  27. How do I apply for two weeks visa

  28. How do I apply for two weeks visa to dubai

    • Hi Bob,

      Dubia Visa Fee is $150. Please call Travelstart Nigeria office for more information: 08092373201

  29. Pls how much is the visa to dubai

    • Hi Kehinde,

      Dubia Visa Fee is $150. Please call Travelstart Nigeria office for more information: 08092373201

  30. I want to travel to Dubai and apply for3 months visa so that i can search for work and start living there with my family send me full details how much for to have if am going first to search for a job trite argent or call for quick response +2348029088157
    or 07030300735

    • An email has been sent to you. Please check and reply us. Thank you.

  31. I want to relocate to Dubai and start working their.pls, kindly tel me how to go about it.Thanks

  32. I heard about a 2yrs working visa to dubai through an agent …..how true is that and is it adviceable…..if not, if i travel to dubai on d 3mths visa, pls how sure is it that one wld get a job in dubai within 3months

  33. I want to travel to dubia and work permanently there how much will it cost for visa and ticket. Pls mail me

  34. Pls, I am having d total sum of #80,000 can I travel to Dubai or any other Shengen country wit this? Pls I will be happy to see ur response

    • HI Opeyemi, You can get a Dubai tourist visa for less than N80, 000 but you will need more than that amount of money for flight fare (return ticket)

    • I we need a dubai visa send me ur no I we call u.thnks or flash me with dis no 08175759898

    • Hi Steven, You can reach us on – 01 2771346-50 or 08092373201

  35. Please,exactly how much will it cost me and my spouse to visit dubai for 90 days?I mean both visa fee and air ticket. Also could you send me all the neccesary requirements? I would like to know this before the end of this month. Thinking of where to go for my annual leave.Thanks. Forward reply to my email:chekyberry @yahoo.com

    • An email has been sent to you.

  36. I have a family whose passport expires 22 September 2014, the person wants to visit Dubai from the UK (29june-3july) and then transit to Nigeria. Can this person get a visa ASAP, if it’s possible, who can assist (name, number, address), im in Abuja.

    Will appreciate a swift response.

    Thanks,

    Max.
    Thanks.

    • Hi Max, an email has been sent to you.

  37. Kindly mail me the requirements and cost implications of a 2weekends honeymoon for a newly weded couple as soon as possible. Thanks.

  38. I need a south africa visa

  39. Kindly give me necessary imformation on a 10days visit to dubia with my teenage chldrn. I want to knw the cheapest ticket available nd if teenagers pay lesser, how much is d visa nd good but cheap accomodation with breakfast. Tanx ma’am

    • Hi Blessing, An email has been sent to you.

  40. please i have a uncle working in dubai and he want help me get job there. And i need 3month visa to go there for arrangement but am 25years old. Please how much it will cost me plus air ticket and with my age am i good to go? I need reply asap via: rajilukman21@yahoo.co.uk
    Thanks.

    • Hi Ayobami, we have sent you an email.

  41. Pls how much is 3 months visa?

    • Hi Omeje,

      Dubai visa for 3 Months is $150. Send an email to info@travelstart.com.ng for more details.

  42. pls how many weeks can I get a Dubai working visa

  43. Wot’s d cost of visa with working permit BTA and flight ticket

  44. Pls travelstart,,, one of my friends introduced Dubai travel consultant to me…which said am going to stay there for 2month with a good work and accommodation….($180)…after, I wil come bak with some credentials from the company I work for that proof I hva a work in Dubai before I can have years Visa to Dubai….pls how true I’d dix? Reply

    • Hi Ollyjay,

      We have sent you an email. We look forward to hearing from you.

  45. Plse I will need an agent who can help me to travel to dubai for working visa,am first timer traveler

  46. Hi, please i want to travel to France but i just want to spend a week in dubai before joining a flight to France. How do i go about the dubai visa. Thank you.

  47. I av a 2wEeks visa and I didn’t use it and want to apply again..wht are the process pls

  48. pls am first timer and I want to travel to dubai for buseness trip what will be the total cost for 4days visa,hotel acomodation flight ticket true and flow pls reply now,

  49. hello Oluwakemi, please i want to know if its possible to travel to Dubai with my spouse on a residency visa and how much do you think it will cost if its possible…………….Thanks

  50. Please can you please help me get a cleaning/security/driving/ or Car wash attendant jobs in Dubai? because I need a working Visa

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