Guidelines for passengers of Emirates applying for a Visit Visa / 4 days’ Visa to Dubai

1: Who can apply through DVPC for a Dubai visa?
2: What is the role of VFS and Emirates in the visa application process?
3: Where is the Dubai Visa Application Centre located?
4: Submission through Blue Dart courier service:
5: What is the visa fee being charged?
6: What happens after Dubai Visa Application Centre receives the visa application?
7: If I am issued a visa:
8: If I am refused a visa:
9: How do I apply for a Visit Visa or 4 Days’ Visa with Emirates as Sponsor at Dubai Visa Application Centre?
10: What are the advantages of having your application for a Visit Visa / 4 Days’ Visa sponsored by Emirates?
 
 
1:Who can apply through DVPC for a Dubai visa?
 
This new visa application facility is meant for Indian citizens planning to visit Dubai for a stay of up to 59 days, and flying in and out of Dubai on Emirates.

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2:What is the role of VFS and Emirates in the visa application process?
 
DVPC has been set up to enhance convenience for Emirates’ passengers. The decision on whether to issue or refuse a visa is the sole prerogative of Dubai Immigration. VFS and Emirates do not influence Dubai Immigration in any manner, and cannot make any recommendation for issue of a visa. We would greatly appreciate your understanding on event Dubai Immigration refuses your visa application.
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3:Where is the Dubai Visa Application Centre located?
 
You can submit your application for Dubai Visa at Dubai Visa Application Centre located at the address below:

 
Mumbai : 202, Embassy Centre,
Nariman Point, Mumbai - 400 021. Tel.:+ 91-022-66332200
 
New Delhi : 217, Ansal Chambers-2, Bhikaji Cama Place,
 
New Delhi 110 066 Tel.: +91-011-4145 8333
 
Hyderabad : 201, Maheshwari Mayank Plaza, Green Lands,
 
Ameerpet 500016. Tel.: +91-040-3292 6454
 
Chennai : Shop No.6, Sun Plaza, G N Chetty Road,
Chennai 600 006. Tel: +91-044-42024887
 
Bangalore : 12-A, East Wing, Imperial Court, Starting from 08thNov’06 33/8, Cunningham Road, Bangalore-560052. Tel:-91-080-41473303
 
Kolkata : 3rd Floor, OM Tower, 32, Chowringhee Road, Kolkata – 700071
(Near Metro Rail Bhawan) Tel.:+ 91-033-3295 8647
 
Ahmedabad : F 114 National Plaza,Opp. Super Mall, Nr. Lal Bungalow,
C. G.Road, Ahmedabad 380006 Tel: +91-79-26424334
 
Mon-Fri: 9.30 am to 5.30 pm
 
Saturdays: 9.30 am to 1.30 pm
 
Mon-Fri : 9.30 am to 5.30 pm
 
Saturdays : 9.30 am to 1.30 pm
 

The centre would certify the Photocopies of the required original documents and return the originals on the spot.

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4:Submission through Blue Dart courier service:
 
  • All the necessary documents are to be placed in an envelope 12 cm x 31 cm in dimension and cloth-lined inside. Multiple applications should NOT be put in one envelope - one envelope per person. The envelope should NOT be sealed. Each envelope to be addressed to:
    DUBAI VISA PROCESSING CENTRE, MUMBAI - 400 063.
  • The envelope(s) should be submitted at the nearest designated office of Blue Dart. Blue Dart will check the envelope(s) and then seal it in your presence. Blue Dart Air Waybill must be preserved because the courier will ask to see the Air Waybill before handing over the passport.
  • It is obligatory to produce supporting documents in original & photocopy - original documents will be returned by courier the next working day.
  • Nothing has to be paid separately to Blue Dart.
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5:What is the visa fee being charged?
 
For every applicant (including infant), the fees at current exchange rates are:

  • Visit Visa (59 days stay including the day of arrival & departure): Rs. 2900/-
    (Includes visa fees + service tax))
  • 4 days’ Visa (4 days stay including the day of arrival & departure):Rs. 1500/-
    (Includes visa fees + service tax)

Inclusive of everything and are subject to change without notice.

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6:What happens after Dubai Visa Application Centre receives the visa application?
 
The response of Dubai Immigration will be entered into the Emirates PNR. Status on visa applications will be available by the third working day. Please note that Dubai Immigration is closed on Friday and Saturday.
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7:If I am issued a visa.
 
Confirmation of visa issue and date of issue will be entered in the Emirates PNR. The applicant / representative to collect the printout from Emirates/ Travel Agent on showing his/her or the applicant’s passport & original air ticket.

Both the Visit and 4 Days’ visa expires 60 days from the date of issue. You have to arrive in Dubai before the expiry of the visa, and leave Dubai within period of stay authorised. Please note the following carefully:

  • You can only arrive and depart from Dubai International Airport
  • Your flights to/from Dubai must be on Emirates: travel by another airline voids the visa
  • Issue of visa does not guarantee entry: that is at the discretion of the Immigration Officer
  • There is no refund of visa in any case of inability to use the visa

You are reminded that on event of overstay there is a fine of Dhs.5000 plus Dhs.100 per day per person, besides inviting legal action.

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8:If I am refused a visa.
 
A remark to this effect will be entered in the Emirates PNR. You can make a fresh application after carefully assessing whether you meet the eligibility conditions. The visa fee has to be paid again with each new application.
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9:How do I apply for a Visit Visa or 4 Days’ Visa with Emirates as Sponsor at Dubai Visa Application Centre?
 
A visa application pack consisting of the following documents have to be submitted at the Dubai Visa Application Centre

  • Visa Application Form duly completed and signed (blank forms are available at offices of the Emirates and Dubai Visa Application Centre)- 2 Forms are required in case of passengers going beyond Dubai and requiring visas on both outbound and inbound sectors
  • Passport which should be valid for at least 6 months
  • Emirates return or onward ticket with passport number endorsed- for 4 Days’ visa applications, entry and exit sectors must be confirmed. Wait listed tickets, on return sector only, are accepted for Visit Visa applications. Please provide original and a photocopy of the ticket.
  • “VALID ON EK OPERATED FLIGHTS ONLY” to be endorsed on the ticket.
  • Supporting documentation- as per Eligibility conditions, along with photocopies thereof
  • Demand Draft for visa fees favouring “DVPC A/C ABN Amro 2537893″ payable in Mumbai only. - 2 Demand drafts are required in case of passengers going beyond Dubai and requiring visas on both outbound & inbound sectors (1 DD for each entry).
  • 02 Passport size photo (4.3cms x 5.5 cms) is required. Pls mention the name and passport behind the photographs.
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10:What are the advantages of having your application for a Visit Visa / 4 Days’ Visa sponsored by Emirates?
 
  • You do not have to locate a sponsor in Dubai
  • Subject to your papers being in order, your Visit Visa / 4 Days’ Visa can get authorised in just three working days.
  • For a Visit Visa / 4 Days’ Visa, you get an electronic Visa Control Number. This means that on arrival at Dubai Airport, you do not have to queue up at the visa Delivery Counter to collect a paper visa. Instead, you proceed straight to Immigration where you are rapidly processed through by reference to your Visa Control Number.
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