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Visa Assistance


UAE Entry Visa for WOC 2012 Delegates


Visa application through the congress secretariet is now closed.

Delegates who wish to apply for UAE entry visa can do so directly through their booked hotel prperties.

Useful Information

Document required:

1- One Colored passport size photograph with white background must be attached to each application.
2- Colored Passport copy showing Name, date/place of birth, passport no, date of issue/expiry is required.

Visa requirements

Visa requirements for entering Abu Dhabi vary greatly between different nationalities and it is always advised to check regulations before travelling.

Please note:

Citizens of GCC countries (Gulf Cooperation Council: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia) expatriate residents of the GCC (certain nationalities and professions) and British citizens with the right of abode in the UK do not require a visa.

Passport holders of the following countries do not require a prior entry visa, and do not require to submit any documents at the airport other than the passports.and are not required to apply for a visa prior to travel to the United Arab Emirates:

Andorra, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Brunei, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Monaco, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA, the Vatican.

Passport holders of countries NOT stated above MUST apply for a visa prior to travel to the United Arab Emirates.

For Visa assistance related inquiries please contact: Moataz Mokhtar - travelassist@woc2012.org


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