The airline Emirates issued a statement on Sunday that passengers from some countries can still get visas upon arrival in Dubai International. The airline linked a statement from Dubai airports.
Latest update on visas on arrival @DXB. Passengers with passports from select countries will continue to get visas on arrival at Dubai International. https://t.co/vCAecuYDtn https://t.co/bKj7qy1ztI
— Emirates Airline (@emirates) March 15, 2020
In his statement, Dubai Airports wrote: “By working closely with the Dubai Health Authority, we are ensuring that the correct procedures are applied in the airport environment. Dubai Airports continue to adhere to strict cleanliness and hygiene standards.”
“Dubai Airports advises customers to check with their airline before they travel,” he added.
Effective March 17, the UAE authorities have temporarily suspended all entry visas. This does not apply to passengers with a diplomatic passport or to passengers who were issued a visa before March 17.
The ban also does not apply to some other passport holders.
Passengers with passports from the following countries can continue to travel to and from the UAE, but may need additional verification.
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy (only from Rome), Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican, United Kingdom and the United States of America America.