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Pack your bags and get ready to set off on a new adventure round the UAE as His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has announced on Monday that tourist visas in the country will now be issued for five years.
This is major news for the 21 million visitors that come to the UAE each year, and will come into effect within four months.
اعتمدنا اليوم تغيير نظام التأشيرات السياحية في الدولة .. لتكون مدة تأشيرة السياحة خمسة أعوام متعددة الاستخدام .. لكافة الجنسيات .. نستقبل اكثر من ٢١ مليون سائح سنويا وهدفنا ترسيخ الدولة كوجهة سياحية عالمية رئيسية .. pic.twitter.com/C4s26JjUE5
— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) January 6, 2020
What does this mean?
Until now, visa’s were only valid for 30 or 90 days on single or multiple entry basis. This move will now allow visitors multiple entries to the nation over a five-year period.
Need some travel inspiration?
It can be easy to forget that we live in one of the most visually diverse countries in the world. There is so much to discover and to help you do that we have highlighted some of the most beautiful parts in the UAE and the rest of the Middle East.
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