Emirates airline has launched a new online visa system for people from 56 countries, including India, Pakistan and the Philippines, visiting the UAE. here is a step-by-step guide to get your ticket and visa to Dubai online.
Step 1 After you book tickets click on “Manage a Booking” on www.emirates.com and follow on-screen instructions. One-way flights are not eligible. Pay $57 (Dh209) for a 30-day visa and $44 (Dh162) for a 96-hour visa (plus $17 (Dh62) service charge and sales taxes for both). Residents of some countries may have to pay deposit of Dh1,000.
Step 2 Upload copies of passport bio page, photograph and proof of residence for transfer to Dubai immigration.
Step 3Track status of visa application on “Manage a Booking” using visa application number
Step 4 Visa will be delivered electronically within four days. All payments are by credit card. Deposit will be reversed on credit card upon confirmation of exit from the UAE.