FIDI 66th Annual Conference Dubai

  Visa on Arrival (eligible Nationalities)

The Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, have introduced a visa on arrival facility for 46 nationalities. Citizens of the following countries will have a 30 day visit visa stamped on their passports at the port of entry, eliminating the need to apply for a visa prior to arriving in the UAE. 

Please note that the information is subject to change without prior notice and depend on government laws.

Andorra  Hong Kong 
Australia  Hungary  Portugal 
Austria  Iceland  Romania 
Ireland San Marino 
Brunei  Italy  Singapore 
Japan  Slovakia  
Canada  Latvia  Slovenia 
Croatia  Liechtenstein   South Korea 
Cyprus Lithuania   Spain 
Czech Republic
Luxembourg  Sweden 
Denmark  Malaysia  Switzerland 
Estonia  Malta  United Kingdom 
Finland  Monaco  United States of America 
France  Netherlands  Vatican City
Germany   New Zealand   
Greece Norway  

GCC Countries

Residents of the Gulf Cooperation Council should confirm with the UAE Consulate or Embassy in
country of residence before traveling to the UAE.

All Nationalities which are not included in the above overview are not eligible for visa on arrival,
and must apply for a visa through the UAE immigration authorities.

List of Documents required to process Visas for guests:
1. Clear and valid passport copy of each guest (minimum validity of 6 months prior to arrival)
2. Colored (white background) passport size photo for each applicant
3. Completed and signed Entry Visa Request Form for each guest

FIDI Strongly advices all delegates to double check with their embassy to ensure a visa for entry is not needed. The above and any visa information shared on the FIDI Conference website is a guideline only, and must not be taken as concrete information. Any hesitations at all, please contact your embassy.  

If you are staying at the Conference hotel, JW Marriott Marquis hotel, they will be able to offer assistance, with any Visa documentation required. Should you be staying at alternative accommodation, you will need to ask them if they offer any visa assistance.

FIDI's prefered local management company, 24 degrees offer an Airport Meet & Greet

For arrival into Dubai International Airport Terminal 3 or Terminal 1
Inclusive of:

  • Meet and greet on arrival inside the airport, staff will hold signage with “ Delegate Name”
  • Assistance with Immigration formalities in the Ahlan Lounge
  • Assistance during Duty Free Shopping if required
  • Assistance of Porter and hand over clients to 24 degrees ground staff outside the airport