Visa Information: How to Apply for Dubai Visa in Nigeria


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.


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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441 thoughts on “Visa Information: How to Apply for Dubai Visa in Nigeria

  1. hi oluwakemi.i want 2 travel down 2 dubai and work,how do i get job overthere do i need 2go on visit and search 4job or i should apply online job overthere or u can be a help in that case,how much is the total packages 2 stay and work in dubai by having someone or without having someone overthere. and what type of visa do i need 2 apply 4.please reply at,thank u

  2. pls can i apply for a job in dubai online? Is it possible? And is there any service charge to pay when applying online?

  3. Pls i need dubai 2 months visa i want to know d price. Thanks so much

  4. I have know all I need to know about dubai.what I need now is your office address so that I can come in with my document.I need 2month can sen it to my mail box

  5. I have know all I need to know,what I need now is how to get to your office so that I can come with my document to book for 2month visa.u can send it to my

  6. What will I requirement if I want to relocate my family to Dubai

  7. I want to work in dubai, please how can I get work permit. Please I need more info on how much it will cost all and the process.

  8. I like to stay & work in Dubai or SA, kindly giv me detail thanks

  9. Pls I need ur urgent reply concern my case we r 2 in number dat we needed working visa permit dubai?
    What is d procedure and d cost? Both of us got our passport already. I will be glad 2 hear a gud news 4rm ur office.
    Thanks alot

  10. Pleas kindly send your office address to my mail box

  11. pls I don’t have anybody in dubai & I want to live & work there,pls can u get me a job in dubai as a Mechanical engineer & i want to know the total cost of visa,air ticket,accomodation & feeding.pls kindly reply through my email thanks

  12. i want do information for visa to newzeland’canada’ dubai….
    i want do job in forein.

  13. please how much is 2months tourist visa to dubai and send me your office address so i can come there thanks

  14. I need to apply for a 3 months visa to dubai, hw much is d cost? Pls repy fast

  15. please how much is your 2months tourist visa and how can i get to your office thanks

    • Hi Akeem, Our office is located at Adebola House, 38 Opebi Road, Rearwing 2nd Floor, Ikeja, Lagos

  16. Hello. I want to know how soon it may be to get an Executive Secretary/P.A. jobs in Dubai. Moreover, I was told that a tourist visa lasts for 3 months. Could you help ascertain this as I am only 38yrs?!

  17. Am 38yrs of age i want to travel to dubai on 3 or 2 month visa How much will it cost me if i need your services to get this visa? Contact me on 07013663555 or email me.

  18. My Email Address ….. Request For Visa Fee Of Two Or Three Month Dubai Visa Including Your Service Charge,am 38yrs

  19. Hi,do u process UK 6month visit visa?

  20. Hw will it cost me to get to dubai and its visa wit ticket tnx

  21. How much will 3 months dubai visa cost me. Pls i need urgent reply.

  22. what the process for first timer? i mean going to dubai for the first time? please tell me the process and cost. 2weeks and 2 months. thank u.

    • Hi Saf,
      Please send your request to, we will surely provide you with detailed information on Dubai Visa

  23. How much for one year visa to Dubai? Pls am looking forward to your reply or email me

  24. how murch is 5years visa to dubai

  25. How can i get Nigerian Immigration passport?

  26. How can i get Nigerian Immigration passport??

  27. can i apply for dubai business visa with my savings account.

    • hi Hyman, You don’t need your savings account to apply for a Dubai Visa. If you are interested in applying for a Dubai Visa, Kindly send us a mail –

  28. hi i’ll be willing to travel to dubai at the end of august or probably at the beggining of september, i’ll be willing to come bact to the country in december but my problem is, i dont want to stay idle during my stay there, i need ur advise as an expert.

  29. Hello Oluwakemi I will like to know what a cable visa is and how to go about obtaining such.
    Thanks as I await your fast response.

    • Hi Olufemi, Cable visa is any visa issued on a paper or issued electronically. Cable visas are not issued on your passport. You can apply for a Cable visa to Dubai.

  30. if you need nigerian immigration pasport ecowas just send me a will get it in 2 working days.but you have to come with your certificate of origine,birth certificate or age declaration,nd 2 recent pasport.

  31. pls i want you to tell me how much is it gonna cost me to work and stay in dubai for 2yrs without knowing anybody

  32. D price of dudai visa

  33. My two months Dubai visa just expired, can it be renewed, for me to travel with it, if yes how much is the cost.

  34. Please what will it cost me and my mom to take a 7day vacation in dubai. Visa,Air tickets (Emirates), Airport pickup, 3*hotel. We intend to travel in November. A swift reply will be appreciated.

    • Hi Ada, for 7day vacation and tour + flight ticket + hotel + Airport Pickup + Visa with your mom, it will cost you close N500,000. However, For a valid rate and correct calculation, could you send an email to requesting for Dubai travel Information.

  35. Please is the 96hour stopover visa available to Nigerians?

  36. please i need to know how much it will cost me to get a dubai visa for two years

  37. dear ma please i need information. on dubia visa for two mouth

  38. i need a moth visa 4 my brother, but he’s under 35 years old… is it possible for you to get the visa for him.. please reply swiftly

  39. Plsd ma/sir i want to apply dubai visa is much two month visa

  40. I want spend 3mounth in dubai

  41. Please I should have my reply on my mail,thanks.

  42. I want a dubia visa

  43. Pls how much is going to cost to dubai jst 2month and B T A everything pls get back to me

  44. Plz help me anyone
    I want to go u.a.e

  45. I want be in dubai,what do i do?

  46. I will like know the proceidure on how to get a dubai visa.

  47. hi, pls how much will dubai cost me at first time 6 month visting visa fr nigeria

  48. Hi, please I need your advice and services generally on what it might take me and my family of 3 thats me my wife and my two kids of 2years and 6months respectively to get tourist two weeks dubai visa in december and what could be my budget generally on visa, air tickets and hotel (moderate hotel) thanks expecting your response

  49. I really want to travel to dubia ,I have send a massage to ur website know reply ? how much is hotel cost in dubia /fright and visa.

    • Hi Imolighe,

      Please send an email to requesting for detailed information on Dubai visa and flight. We will respond to your email.

  50. Pls I want to knw if u can process a job in dubai and the neccessary document to take along and also how much is it gonna cost me.

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