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Get Your Dubai Visa Quickly and Easily from South Africa

Traveling to the UAE from South Africa requires South African residents to have a valid UAE visa. Applying for a Dubai visa from South Africa may seem complicated, but it doesn't have to be. Applying through Atlys streamlines the entire process and you can apply in less than 5 minutes.

Fortunately, Atlys offers a convenient way to apply for your UAE visa through our online platform. By using our online application process, you can save time and avoid any potential issues that may arise when applying through official government websites.

Total Visa Cost

100 USD

Approximately R 1834. This includes the visa cost of R 1467.18 and Atlys’ service fee of R 366.82. You can pay using your preferred credit card, debit card, or mobile wallet.

Visa Processing Time

7 working days

Atlys takes approximately 7 working days to process your UAE visa application.

Validity And Stay

60 days for a stay of 30 days

The Dubai tourist visa is valid for 60 days. However, your stay is limited to only 30 days for a single entry.

These are the Dubai visa requirements when applying for a UAE visa on Atlys:

  • Scan of your passport ID page: Atlys has crop tools to help you upload your scan perfectly.
  • Recent passport photo: The Dubai visa photo size is 4.3 cm x 5.5 cm, it should also be taken in a well-lit room with a solid, light-colored background, such as a white wall or door. It's important that you have a neutral facial expression and refrain from wearing any headgear or glasses while taking the photo. Atlys provides a handy feature that can help you crop your passport photo to meet the requirements for your visa application.

Obtaining a UAE visa from South Africa is a straightforward process. Here are the steps you need to follow to apply for a Dubai visa:

  1. Visit the Atlys website and select "United Arab Emirates" from the dropdown menu of countries. Then, choose your citizenship, nationality and the dates of your intended travel.
  2. Verify your phone number to receive updates from Atlys regarding your Dubai visa application.
  3. Start the application by providing basic personal information, passport details, and a recent photograph. You will also need to upload a scan of your Passport ID Page.
  4. Carefully review your application to ensure that all the information provided is accurate and complete.
  5. Pay the visa fee using any of the available payment options, such as a credit card, debit card, or mobile wallet.
  6. Wait for your Dubai Visa application from South Africa to be processed and sent to you via email. You can typically expect to receive it within 7 business days.

By following these simple steps, you can apply for your Dubai tourist visa hassle-free and enjoy your travels to this beautiful country.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do South African citizens need to apply for a Dubai tourist visa?

Yes, South Africans need a Dubai tourist visa to enter Dubai.

Is South Africa visa-free for Dubai?

No, South Africans need a visa for Dubai.

How long does it take to process a Dubai visa application online?

Atlys takes approximately 7 working days.

What is the validity of a visa for Dubai?

The validity is 60 days for a single-entry stay of 30 days.

How many entries am I allowed with a Visa to UAE?

It is valid for a single entry.

How long can I stay with a Visa for Dubai?

30 days.

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