FILE: Passengers at Abu Dhabi airport
The United Arab Emirates has approved visa-on-arrival for passport holders from 70 countries.
This was contained in an update on the official websites of Etihad and Emirates visited by our correspondent on Wednesday.
Among the 70 countries whose citizens are eligible for visa-on-arrival in the UAE are Argentina, Canada, United States, China, Maldives, France, and Russia.
Nigeria and many African countries were not included in the list. However, Seychelles – was included.
“If you are from any of the countries or regions listed below, you do not need to apply for a visa before you travel to the UAE. When you land in Abu Dhabi, simply make your way to immigration to receive a visa when you arrive,” the update read.
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- Hong Kong (SAR of China)
- New Zealand
- People’s Republic of China
- Republic of Mauritius
- Republic of El Salvador
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
- San Marino
- South Korea
- The Vatican
- United Kingdom
- United States of America