The information provided below is susceptible to change without notice. Please visit https://www.visitdubai.com/en/plan-your-trip/visa-information for the latest official guidelines to plan your visit to the IRF World Meeting & Exhibition.

To request a letter of invitation or visa support, please contact IRF2021dubai@dwtc.com. Note, you need to have completed and paid your registration to qualify for this service. Deadline for visa applications is 22 October 2021. All visas once issued by DXB Live are a single entry tourist visa which have a 60-day validity to enter the UAE. The visa stay validity is 30-days from the date of entry.

If your country of nationality appears on the list below, no advance visa arrangements are required to visit the UAE. Simply disembark your flight at Dubai International Airport and proceed to Immigration, where your passport will be stamped with a 30-day visit visa. This can be extended for an additional 30 days at an additional charge.

Andorra | Australia | Austria | Belgium | Brunei | Canada | Denmark | Finland | France | Germany | Greece | Hong Kong | Iceland | Ireland | Italy | Japan | Liechtenstein | Luxembourg | Malaysia | Monaco | Netherlands | New Zealand | Norway | Portugal | San Marino | Singapore | South Korea | Spain | Sweden | Switzerland |  The Vatican | United Kingdom | United States of America

GCC residents can also visit Dubai without applying in advance for a visa.

For all other citizens please check with the nearest UAE embassy for the latest information or contact the Dubai Naturalization & Residency administration department. A visa must be obtained prior to arrival in the UAE. Please click here for more details. All visas are subject to revision by the UAE government.

Important: Passport validity should be a minimum of 6 months from the intended date of arrival. Entry into the UAE is subject to immigration approval.


The requirements for travelling to Dubai due to the COVID-19 pandemic, can be found on this link.