Visa information:

Do I need a Visa to enter UAE?

Before you travel to the UAE, please check your visa requirements and make sure you also have a valid visa if needed. Holders of non-standard passports and travel documents may also have different entry requirements: please check your visa and passport requirements here. Citizens of the GCC nations of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia do not require a visa to travel to the UAE. If your country of nationality appears on the list below, no advance visa arrangements are required to visit the UAE. Simply disembark from your flight at Dubai International Airport and proceed to Immigration, where your passport will be stamped with a 30-day visitor visa free of charge. This can be extended for an additional 30 days for a charge.

Eligible countries

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

Travelers from countries not listed above require a prearranged UAE visa

In addition to Diplomatic, Official & mission passport holders, General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai instructed that United Nation passport holders also must provide an obligation letter attested and approved by UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs located in Abu Dhabi to apply visa to UAE. Once the letter is approved, it must be attached to the visa application.

Important note: UAE Embassies and other governmental representative offices attestations will not be considered as approved channel. Only UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs located in Abu Dhabi will be accepted.


PLEASE NOTE: For further visa related information, please visit : www.dnrd.ae


How do I apply for a visa?

The IOGLC conference secretariat can arrange the application and payment for visas online through Online registration. Upon submission and payment of your registration, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with a link to apply for your visa online.

**IMPORTANT**

All visa requests must be accompanied with a confirmed hotel booking done through the conference unit – Congress Solutions International. Visa applications will only be submitted to immigration approximately 4 weeks prior to arrival date.

Congress Solutions International will not accept visa applications without a hotel booking confirmed in one of our official hotels listed in the conference website, click here.

Should you wish to submit your visa application through Congress Solutions International, please note deadline for all visa application is 30th September 2015

Transportation:

How do I book an Airport Transfer?

Participants can book their airport transfers through Online Registration page. Upon final payment of your registration, a confirmation email will be sent to you with a link to a form requesting for your flight details. For any transfers & visas related querries, kindly send an email to: ioglc2015@emirates.com.

Please click here to register on-line.