Visa Requirements for US Diplomats and Officials
To apply for a visa, please submit the following:
- A complete application form with photo attached.
- An original passport (should not expire within six (6) months from the expected time of arrival to UAE).
- A colored photo size (2×2 inches) with white background.
- An original cover letter from one of the US departments that includes information about the trip, the traveler, and the expected departure date.
- A colored copy of the passport and the application with photo attached.
- All application forms must be typed.
- The applicant must be inside the U.S. during the visa process.
- The visa is a multiple-entry visa, valid for five (5) years, with a maximum stay of (180) days each entry.
- If you change your passport to the same type, please carry the old passport that containing a valid visa with the recent passport and no need to apply for a new visa.
- All visas require prior approval from the UAE authorities, so the visa process will take around 3 working days.
- If you are sending the visa package through the mail, please include a prepaid self-addressed envelope with a tracking number.
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