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. am dare by name, pls I want karta visa to live their and work. what can I do and like how much it will cost me

  2. Hi,

    What is the cost to travel to Dubai for an holiday with my family i.e a wife and two kids?

    For a period of two weeks.

    I will be waiting for your favorable response.


    • I want to travel to Dubai for business purpose during the period of one week, how do i acquire my visa and how mush will it cost me to get the visa. Thanks for ur anticipated corporation.

  3. My name olayinka, I we like to travel to Dubai and work how much is my bill, pls don’t hesitate to reply me, thank you.

    • your response is required…… I want to live and work in Dubai, please get me the details

  4. What if I want to travel with my kid of 11months

  5. I want to how I can use an invitation letter to travel to malaysia and required document pls help me.

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  6. The traveling processing from Nigeria to Dubai and also want to import goods, how much does it cost for traveling, visa, hotel, and purchasing of goods.

    Thanks while waiting for your reply soonest.

    • For visas to Mexico, China, Dubai, Turkey And also South Africa.

  7. what is the cost visa to Dubai?

  8. I can’t just come and sit at Dubai but to come and work and live in Dubai let me know how to obtain something like this okay.

  9. i ve a dubai visa valid for 3months via a frnd of mine…d visa is out and i ve it..but my problem is how to i confirm its genuine

    • Go to the embassey and comfarm it ok

  10. I want to go to Dubai for 1 week to make Some purchases for business. Pls, what is required?

  11. Can you just link me with a very reasonable employer in Dubai?

  12. what if I want 2 live there and work in Dubai

  13. Please leave your comment…I we love to work in dubai how can I get d visa and d processing done

  14. I will like to travel to dubai to work and I will like to know how much will it cost me

  15. Please leave your comment… my name is olanreawaju badmus. can i use ghanian passport to dubai

  16. I want too travel with five of my boys please tell me the price of three month and two years so I will like to hear from you.

  17. Please leave your comment…I want to live & work in Dubai send me the details of processing

  18. I av started applying for mine already but dis is my first time to travel abroad, I don’t really know what z d process like

  19. I intend to visit Dubai next month for tourist purpose mostly to some environmental conservation site being an environmentalist.

  20. I wish to live and work in dubai ,probably can u help me get a job there. kindly update me.thanks

  21. I wish to live and work in Dubai. kindly update me on what to do.thanks

  22. i want to travel to dubai for business, i need your assistance on how to get visa.

  23. Please I need dubai and I don’t know how to get it. Am traveling next week Thursday and I really need the dubai visa anyone to help?

  24. I would like to visit Dubai for a week, how much will it cost me with the hotel accommodation?

    Thanking you in anticipation of your timely response..


  25. How much does it cost to get a South African visa? And what documents does it require?

  26. Please I want to know how can I please get Dubai resident and working Dubai visa.?

  27. plss I’m travelling to Dubai nxtmth for my shopping. how much can I take along with me and hotel? secondly I need a wholesale shops that deals on ladies shoes,handbags,jewellery etc.thanks reply ASAP

  28. I want to going to dubai to work but I want to now how much it can spend me. Waiting for your replied asap

  29. I wanna go to Dubai and work .. I wanna know how much it will cost me to process my staying there and gatting me a job

  30. Hi……….. pls I wanna travel to Dubai for a business purpose pls how can I get the visa how long will it take and how much will it cost me

  31. So nice to know u help to process visa of various countries, pls keep me posted.

  32. Please leave your comment…how much it wil cost. Me to get dubai visa. and ur address were I can find u

  33. please do you do work visa to Dubai or any other country

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  35. Please leave your comment…
    I want to work & stay in Dubai for years and I don’t know how to go about.
    how much will that cost me and finally the easiest way to meet up all the requirement
    And in our account in Nigeria we must have up to a million in before we can be able to travel

  36. please, i want to live and work in Dubai but have no idea on how to apply for the visa, that is employments visa. Please kindly give me details. i will be grateful if i get an urgent reply, thanks

  37. I want to live and work in Dubai.send me the details of processing. The visa should be from two year. pls reply me.

  38. Will u get me the job.and work permit and acomudation.and the long will it take and the amount and mod of payment. Thanks.

  39. Live and work in Dubai how much it take and processing…

  40. i want to travel to dubai, but i dont have money, if u can help me travel and pay when i start working with agreement b4 leaving. Pls reply me

  41. Please how much will it cost to get a transit visa for a stopover flight (of over 10 hours) in Dubai at the airport? Thanks for the reply.

  42. would like to visit Dubai for a week, how much will it cost me with the hotel accommodation?

    Thanking you in anticipation of your timely response..



  43. i need family visa to travel nd live in Dubai.pls hw obtainable is this nd d cost.pls reply urgently.thnks

  44. I need libiya visa, how much it this

  45. I want to work and live in dubai , please how much

  46. I would like to travel and also work. How can I do that please

  47. cost of procuring a visa work and living in Dubai

    • yes

  48. I love to live and work in Dubai,how do i go about this pls.

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