UAE has seen an increasing amount of tourists visiting the country with Dubai being one of the most popular travel destinations around the world.
So it comes as no surprise that UAE authorities tend to receive millions of visa applications each year.
However, not everyone is able to obtain the visa that easily – in fact, most applicants tend to face rejection.
If you are looking to travel to UAE as a tourist or an expat, here are a couple of things that you need to keep in mind to ensure your visa is not rejected.
10 Reasons Why Your UAE Visa Application May Be Rejected
- Applicants with a history of criminal offense, misconduct or fraud will be rejected for entry in the UAE.
- Handwritten passport copies will be rejected by the UAE immigration.
- Females traveling under the age of 25 without their parents or relatives might be rejected for the visa or may face a delay in the visa application.
- Applying for the unskilled profession for a UAE entry visa such as farmer, laborer or service might be automatically rejected.
- Applicants with the same name, birthdate, etc. will face delays in getting visa approval or even face rejection.
- Applicants who previously applied for a tourist visa but did not enter the country. For approval, the PRO of the travel agency or a sponsor must go to the UAE immigration in order to clear the previous UAE visa. Tourist visa expires after 60 days.
- Applicants who applied for employment visa by the company but did not enter the country. For approval, the PRO of the travel agency or a sponsor must go to the UAE immigration in order to clear the previous employment UAE visa.
- Delays or rejection will be faced by applications with errors on their visa application including typo error of names, profession code, and passport number.
- Applicants previously holding a residence visa leaving the company without UAE visa cancelation. For approval, the PRO will have to go to immigration to clear previous residence visa.
- Delays or rejection might be faced for applicants who photos of the passport copies are not clear or are blurred when applied through the online UAE immigration system.
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