Are you a UAE resident? Tired of working the typical 9-5 hours? Tired of the bustling city life? Well, why not go on vacation. Having a UAE resident, you can go abroad on vacation to a wide variety of countries and be offered visa on arrival. As simple as that. Although there are slight variances in rules and regulations for those of another nationality every UAE resident has the opportunity to visit some of the world’s most amazing countries so why not experience it today?
Here are some countries who would offer you a visa when you arrive, regardless of these conventional rules and regulations.
The beautiful Christian heritage rich nation Armenia has a unique program for Indian citizens while happen to be official residents of the UAE. This allows them to gain the visa on arrival and if they intend to stay for a short period of time then a cost of 20 dirhams would be issued.
The UAE residents who are from the countries like the Philippines, Jordon, Lebanon, and South Africa can avail the visas on arrival at Armenia.
But there are some countries whose UAE residents are not provided with such facilities while traveling to Armenia. Here is the list of these countries
- Saudi Arabia
- Sri Lanka
- All African countries except South Africa
Georgia is a great example of another country that can be seen as having the same rule in place for those who are a UAE resident. Another factor to take into consideration is that Georgia does not have a consulate which in essence means that there is no place in which you can call and get in touch with regarding getting your visa issued. However, there are plenty of other travel companies as well as other travel companies that can inform you that if you are a UAE resident you can stay in the country for a duration of 90 days without having the need to require a visa.
In order to stay in Georgia without declaring your visa you would need to show your valid passport or travel document when entering the country however this can only be done once every 180 days at any time after that you would be required to apply for a visa and pay for the cost in order to have the visa issued. If there is any confusion regarding this matter then one should contact the appropriate authorities in order to avoid any problems in the foreseeable future.
This oil-rich nation bounded by the Caspian Sea and the Caucasus Mountains has a special offer for the UAE residents. If you are a UAE resident and are happening to travel with an Emirati national then you can easily acquire a visa on arrival.
The beautiful southeastern European country on the coast of coast on the Adriatic Sea is a new entry in the list who is offering the visa on arrival for those who have the UAE residency visa.
All the countries who are members of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) except the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are offering the visa on arrival to the UAE residents as long as they are having a healthcare or a manager.
But there is always a need to confirm with the concerned embassies or with the airlines if you have planning to visit any of these countries.
Some Other Options:
There is a list of other countries that allow an official resident to reside in their country without a visa however it is wise to check the rules and regulations to be sure that you are not breaking any laws.
The countries and regions that allow you to travel without a visa are mentioned below: