Embassy of UAE in Washington, D.C., United States
Embassy of UAE in Washington, D.C., United States located at 3522 International Court, NW Suite #400. View larger location map, get driving directions to the Embassy of United Arab Emirates or view address, phone, fax, email, office hours, official website, consular services, visa types, social media channels, and head of mission (HOM).
Embassy Address3522 International Court, NW Suite #400
Washington, D.C. 20008
- (202) 243-2400
- (202) 243-2432
- [email protected]
- Monday to Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The following is a brief listing of services that are offered at Embassy of UAE in Washington, D.C., United States.
- Process passport applications
- Process visa applications
- Notarize certain documents
- Legalization of documents
- Issuing emergency travel documents
- Certificate of good conduct
Head of Mission
Yousef Al Otaiba, Ambassador
Common Visa Types
Citizens of qualified countries may be able to travel to United Arab Emirates without a visa. The most common types of United Arab Emirates visas are the following.
- Tourist visa
- Business visa
- Employment visa
- Residence visa
- Student visa
- Retirement visa for UAE residents
- Patient entry permit
- Transit visa
30 days visa (extendable) on arrival
Citizens of the following countries can obtain an extendable visa upon arrival for 30 days: Andorra, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Vatican City, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Malaysia, Monaco, Russia, San Marino, Seychelles, Singapore, Ukraine, Mauritius, China, Kazakhstan, New Zealand, United Kingdom, and United States.
90 days visa (extendable) on arrival
Citizens of the following countries can obtain an extendable visa upon arrival for 90 days: South Korea, Argentina, Bahamas, Solomon Islands, and Nauru.
90 days visa (non-extendable) on arrival
Citizens of the following countries can obtain a non-extendable visa upon arrival for 90 days: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Switzerland, Finland, Poland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Liechtenstein, and Czech Republic.
UAE Transit visas are either for 48 hours or for 96 hours. 48 hours Transit visa is issued free of charge. UAE based-airlines can arrange transit visa prior to your journey.
UAE work permit
The sponsoring UAE employer needs to apply to MoHRE (Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation) for the work permit. MoHRE issues work permits. The employer will send the work permit to the employee. The work permit holder can enter the UAE for employment, but that work permit is valid for two months only. Within the scope of 60 days employee and employer have to arrange to get the employee's UAE Resident Identity (Emirates ID) Card, Labour Card and stamping the UAE Residence visa. For more information please visit: https://www.mohre.gov.ae/en/home.aspx.
Do I Need a Visa to Enter UAE?
US citizens do not need to obtain a UAE visa prior to entry to the UAE if the duration of their visit will be less than one month and the passport is valid for more than six months.
Besides Embassy of UAE in Washington, D.C., United States United Arab Emirates also has 5 representations in the following cities of United States:
- New York (Permanent Mission)
- Los Angeles (Consulate General)
- Boston (Consulate General)
- New York (Consulate General)
- Houston (Consulate General)
Diplomatic missions of United Arab Emirates in neighbouring countries/regions of United States:
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This page was last edited on 06 January 2022, at 03:23 AM (EST).