VFS Global has resumed UAE tourist visa services for Indians. UAE announced the reopening of borders for Indian travellers ahead of the Expo 2020 trade fair scheduled to commence on 1 October 2021.
Travellers will be required to present a valid negative Covid-19 Test certificate issued within 48 hours from the time of collecting the sample and from an approved health service, which use the QR code System, as well as Rapid PCR Test report conducted at the departure airport 6 hours prior to departure, provided with a QR code system.
No GDRFA (General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs) or ICA approval is required for tourists travelling to the UAE.
Noel Swain, business head in Schengen, eVisa and Passport Services at VFS Global, said: “The reopening of borders to the UAE is a reassuring move for the travel industry, with the UAE being among the most popular destinations for Indians, especially with the Expo 2020 Dubai around the corner.”
Customers can apply for their visas on www.emirates.com or at one of our Dubai Visa Processing Centres in Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Pune, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Hyderabad, New Delhi, and Thiruvananthapuram, which are currently operating on limited days of the week.
VFS Global is an official ticket reseller for Expo 2020 Dubai in GCC, India, China, Russia, UK and Germany as well.