If you require a visa, please ensure you start your visa procedure as soon as possible.
If you are a national citizen of a GCC country, you do not require a visa to visit the UAE. You will simply need to produce your GCC country passport or ID card upon arrival at the point of entry into the UAE.
As of 29 April 2016, GCC residence permit holders will need to apply for a UAE visa before arriving in Abu Dhabi. To apply, please click here.
If your country of nationality appears on the list below, no advance visa arrangements are required to visit the UAE. Simply disembark your flight at Dubai International Airport and proceed to Immigration, where your passport will be stamped with a 30-day visit visa free of charge.
Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, 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, United Kingdom, United States of America, Vatican City.
Visitors from countries not included in the list above, should obtain a visa prior to arrival through the UAE Embassies abroad or by booking with a UAE hotel. 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/Consulate before travelling with regards to your specific visa requirements as they differ from country to country.
Visa applications can be a lengthy process; therefore, please allow sufficient time to apply. Please ensure your passport is valid for at least 6 months. Should you require any assistance with obtaining a visa for your visit, please send us a scanned clear color copy of your passport so we can provide you a visa invitation letter. For more info on UAE visas, click here.
*Please note that ACM will only be able to process visas to attendees who have registered and confirmed their participation at the event.