Dubai, a remarkable country to visit with equally astonishing sky-high visa fees! Though the country attracts millions of tourists every year, many drop it from their wishlist. Needless to say, the visa application process and the costs involved are the primary influencers here.
On the other hand, with agencies like Blinkvisa, the visa fee proves to be the major decider motivating travellers to visit this classy yet chic country. The reasons – 100% Cashback offer on your complete visa fees, and easy visa approval with No Advance Payment. The silver lining here is that you can pay the full visa fee only after your visa is approved.
The blog provides information on the updated Dubai visa fees and how to eliminate your Dubai visa fees.
A Brief on Dubai Visa
Acquiring a visa to Dubai is quite simple as it is an online visa. As indicated in the blog Dubai visa for Indians.
Before that, it is imperative to understand that all Dubai tourist visas are non-extendable. They grant single entry into the country. And apart from the Dubai transition visa, the rest of the visas do not have any entry and exit restrictions.
The following are the popular Dubai visa types.
|Visa Name||Validity||Stay Period||Processing Time|
|Dubai 14 days tourist visa||58 days||13 days||up to 5 days|
|Dubai 14 days express tourist visa||58 days||13 days||up to 3 days|
|Dubai 30 days tourist visa||58 days||29 days||up to 5 days|
|Dubai 30 days express tourist visa||58 days||29 days||up to 3 days|
|Dubai 96 hours transit visa||30 days||4 days||up to 5 days|
|Dubai 90 days tourist Visa||58 days||89 days||up to 8 days|
Note: A Dubai 96 hours transit visa is granted only when you are transitioning to a third country via Dubai. Thus, you need to produce the round-trip flight tickets as proof of transition for the approval of this visa.
Blinkvisa is not only for your Dubai visa but also for a whole custom travel plan done for you. It ensures you to have an amazing trip. You can also use the cashback that you will get in BlinkWallet. It provides you more savings when you book your flight and hotel. It’s great for gaining huge discounts on your activities as well.
Dubai visa validity
All the Online Dubai tourist visas have a validity period of 58 days, which means that a validity period begins on the day the visa gets approved. And, you must enter the country before the end of this validity period.
However, once you enter Dubai, depending on the type of Dubai visa you can stay for the periods mentioned above.
For instance, when you enter Dubai on the 56th day of your validity using a 30 days tourist visa, you can stay in the country for 29 days even after the validity exhausts.
What is the Dubai Visa Fee for Indians?
The visa fee of each country is different, and so are the various visa types. But, when you opt for your visas with Blinkvisa, you get a complete cashback on the visa fee. The same also applied to the Dubai visa fee for Indians.
|Visa Name||Visa Fees||Blinkvisa Fee (INR)||Total Cost (INR)||Avail Cashback|
|Dubai 14 days tourist visa||6100||500 + 18% GST||6690||6690|
|Dubai 14 days express tourist visa||7050||500 + 18% GST||7640||7640|
|Dubai 30 days tourist visa||6300||500 + 18% GST||6890||6890|
|Dubai 30 days express tourist visa||7299||500 + 18% GST||7889||7889|
|Dubai 96 hours transit visa||2599||500 + 18% GST||3189||3189|
|Dubai 90 days tourist Visa||16000||500 + 18% GST||16590||16590|
As indicated in the table above, while the visa fee is standard, and clubbed with the Blinkvisa fee along with GST. It means when you get 100% cashback, even the 18% GST and the registration/initiation fee is included in the cashback.
Note: While the visa fees paid to another agent is a lost cause if your visa is rejected. Nevertheless, in our case, you pay the complete visa fee only after the approval of your visa.
How to get a Dubai visa with ‘No Advance Payment of Fees’?
We have tried to answer this question, if you still have concerns, consider this scenario for a better understanding of the cashback.
We have established the fact that irrespective of your visa charges, we provide cashback on your complete visa fees (visa fee + Blinkvisa fee + 18% GST)
It further indicates the fact that you have to pay only the initial INR 500 to initiate the processing of your visa. And only after visa approval, you need to pay the remaining visa fees.
What is Blinkwallet? How to Use Your Blinkcash?
Now, coming back to the 100% cashback offer exclusively provided by Blinkvisa, let’s learn how it actually works.
For instance, when you opt for two Dubai 30 days tourist visas for your spouse and yourself, you will be paying the initial INR 500 to proceed with your visa applications.
Soon after, the complete visa fees will immediately reflect as Blinkcash in your Blinkwallet linked to your registered email id.
For instance; when you opt for a Dubai 96 hours transit visa, the entire fee of INR 3189 gets credited into your Blinkwallet account.
Pay the rest after visa approval
Once the visas are approved, you need to pay the remaining Dubai visa fees to download the visas.
The best part is, even this fee reflects in your Blinkwallet as the Blinkcash.
Let’s understand how you could further use this Blinkcash to get value for your money on your next trip to Dubai;
Discounts on flight tickets with Blinkcash
In the above illustration, you can see that booking flight tickets to Dubai through our portal, you will get amazing discounts when you use your Blinkcash.
Discount on hotel bookings with Blinkcash
Discounts on activity packages in Dubai with Blinkcash
With Blinkcash you can unveil attractive discounts to make your trip to Dubai the one that provides value for your money.
At Blinkvisa, we constantly endeavour to convert all your visa expenses into your travel expenses.
Dubai Visa Fees FAQs
1. How to avail 100% cashback on the Dubai visa fees?
2. How to apply for a Dubai visa online?
We have a very simple application process which is as follows;
3. What are the documents required to apply for a Dubai visa online?
Dubai Visa Requirements: The must-have documents
- A scanned colour copy of your original passport with at least six months validity
- Scanned coloured photograph against a white background
- A scanned colour copy of your PAN card
Other essential documents
1. Confirmed return or onward tickets
2. Details of accommodation – Hotels
– Confirmed hotel bookings.
When staying with a host/relative
– An invitation letter issued by the host to you
– Residence permit of the host in case of foreign citizens
3. Travel itinerary
4. Dubai currency or equivalent (International Credit /Debit Cards)
4. Where can I get my travel itinerary?
While there are agents who charge you a lumpsum fee for a travel itinerary. At Blinkvia, we provide it for free.
5. Is INR 500 refundable when I no longer want to proceed with my visa application?
As opposed to paying the complete visa fee for processing your application, we charge only INR 500. Needless to say, the complete visa fees is credited as Blinkcash in your Blinkwallet account.
Blinkcash has lifetime validity, meaning you may use it anywhere in the near future for booking flight tickets, hotels, activities, etc. through our portal.