Entry requirements

You must check all requirements before heading to the airport.

Passengers must have a travel document with gender F or M to enter and transit United Arab Emirates.


There are currently no COVID-19 travel restrictions in place. Click here for the latest updates.

There are currently no COVID-19 travel restrictions in place.  Click here for the latest updates.


Please note, on your flight to the United Arab Emirates it will be your personal choice to wear a face mask onboard, now that mask-wearing is not a legal requirement in England. Please ensure you have a mask for boarding and disembarking and your destination airport.


Your passport should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of entry into the UAE.


Holders of full British passports will be granted a free of charge visitor/tourist visa upon arrival in the UAE. No application in advance of travel is required. Your passport will be stamped with the visa as you pass through Immigration. The visa issued for British passport holders will be valid for up to 40 days.

Dubai Airport guide


Dubai International Airport (DXB)

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