Visa & Travel

Visa on arrival

AGCC Residents who are not GCC nationals but who have a high professional status such as company managers, business people, auditors, accountants, doctors, engineers, pharmacists, or employees working in the public sector, their families, drivers and personal staff sponsored by them, are eligible for a non-renewable 30-day visa upon arrival at the approved ports of entry.

National citizens of the following countries: UK (with the right of abode in UK), France, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Finland, Spain, Monaco, Vatican, Iceland, Andorra, San Marino, Liechtenstein, United States, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea and holders of Hong Kong SAR passports will be granted a free of charge visa for a single visit upon arrival in the UAE. It should be noted that this list may vary slightly from time to time and it is therefore best to check with your local UAE embassy or the airline that you are using to fly to the UAE.

Visa application prior to arrival

All nationalities other than the above 33 nationalities require to apply and obtain a visa prior to arrival in the UAE.

Visa application procedures

  • Please provide your complete passport details as per the attached form and attached a clear copy of the first 3 pages of your passport. Send this information by fax to: +9714 311 6301.
  • If more than one person is traveling on one passport (such as a parent and children under 12 years of age) please clearly specify on the form under "Special Request", providing the name of the child and date of birth. (Visa will be charged only per passport for the parent only).
  • Once the visa is approved, a copy will be faxed or emailed to you and the same has to be submitted by you to the immigration upon your arrival.

Special Notes

  • The passport should be valid for 06 months or more prior to the date of travel.
  • Visa is valid for one single entry only.
  • Acknowledgement of receipt of the visa copy is mandatory.
  • Working days in UAE are from Sunday to Thursday. (Friday/ Saturday is the weekend).
  • All relevant visa documents are required to be sent to MCI a minimum of 6 weeks in advance to ensure a smooth processing of the Visa.
  • Visa fees are payable in full in advance and if rejected by immigration authorities, the amount is non - refundable.
  • All visas are valid for arrival and departure at Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Sharjah airport.

Travel with Emirates

We're pleased to inform you that Emirates Airline has proudly been selected as the partner airline for the Arabian Tunneling Conference 2017. Emirates has excellent connections to all of the six continents via Dubai with more than 150 current destinations worldwide – and we are expanding our route network all the time.

Delegates can use the Promotion Code to get special fares on Emirates.

Promotion code: EVE6ARC
Travel Validity: 14th February - 1st March 2017

Book your travel today at www.emirates.com and enter the above promotion code when you book.

Terms and conditions

  • Outbound and inbound travel must be within the validity period.
  • Destinations: Offer valid ONLY from and to gateway cities in which Emirates operates direct flights.
  • Discount applicable: 10% off on the prevailing lowest online fare on Business Class and on Economy Class return fares. First Class no discount is applicable.
  • Offer valid ONLY for return travel to Emirates gateway cities to Dubai and not from Dubai
  • Offer extends to companions travelling with attendees.
  • The offer may not be used in conjunction with any other promotion, discount or special offer.
  • Regular charges applies for any modification and changes as per the fare rule and conditions.

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MCI Middle East.
United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 4 311 6300
Fax: +971 4 311 6301
Email:

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Conference secretariat

MCI Middle East.
United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 4 311 6300
Fax: +971 4 311 6301
Email: