VFS Global, the visa outsourcing and technology services company, has resumed UAE tourist visa services for Indians starting August 30.
The UAE has reopened borders for Indian travelers ahead of Expo 2020 Dubai which is scheduled to commence on October 1, 2021.
It is worth mentioning that currently, the service is available for Emirates Airlines and FlyDubai customers only.
Travelers can apply for visas on emirates.com or at one of the Dubai Visa Processing Centres in Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Pune, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Hyderabad, New Delhi, and Thiruvananthapuram, which are currently operating on limited days of the week.
“UAE is resuming tourist visas from customers from all countries. To apply for your tourist visa, visit: https://bit.ly/3hf8tf5 Please note: Customers would also need to undergo a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival in Dubai.” said VFS Global in a tweet.
Noel Swain, business head –Schengen, e-visa and Passport Services, VFS Global said:
“The reopening of borders to the UAE is a reassuring move for the travel industry, with the United Arab Emirates being among the most popular destinations for Indians, especially with the Expo 2020 Dubai around the corner. We wish all our customers safe travels.”
VFS Global is also an official ticket reseller for Expo 2020 Dubai in GCC, India, China, Russia, UK and Germany. The company offers a range of packages with suggested itineraries that include single- and three-day passes to visit Expo 2020 Dubai.
Customers who opt to submit their visa application through the Premium Lounge can also enjoy discounts on the packages they purchase. Tickets are available on vfsglobal.com.