Countries To Visit Visa Free If You Are A UAE Resident

After a long and exciting winter, the notion of having a holiday and traveling seems like a dream, but with visas being such a nuisance, where does one go and enjoy their time?

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 15 March 2022
Countries To Visit Visa Free If You Are A UAE Resident
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After a long and exciting winter, the notion of having a holiday and traveling seems like a dream, but with visas being such a nuisance, where does one go and enjoy their time? Luckily for UAE residents, we have a list of countries where you travel visa-free!

If you’re planning a vacation surrounding one of the country’s public holidays such as Eid, we highly suggest arranging your accommodations and tickets as early as you can as prices of hotels and flights inflate around the holiday season!

Visa free countries to travel to

Here is a list of beautiful visa-free countries to travel to if you are a UAE resident! 

MALDIVES

Countries To Visit Visa Free If You Are A UAE Resident

The Maldives is a perfect vacation spot for those who like tranquil beaches, clear blue skies and pristine sand. Arrival visas  (valid for 30 days) are available in the Maldives. If you are not vaccinated, you will need to go through a 14-day compulsory quarantine before visiting the island. If you are vaccinated,  do your best! Besides relaxing at a luxury resort, the Maldives has a lot of fun. Water activities are very popular on these islands. Seaplane rides, tubing, parasailing, scuba diving and surfing are  available as extras.

GEORGIA

Countries To Visit Visa Free If You Are A UAE Resident

Georgia should be at the top of the list of places visited by history lovers. Georgia has many interesting places to visit. Valgia, Uplistsikhe, Mutatsuminda Park, Narikala Fortress and other attractions are also worth visiting. If you want to party and let loose, there are various nightclubs and pubs where you can make lifelong memories. If you are vaccinated, you do not need to be quarantined for 14 days, but you must be negative on the PCR test  72 hours before departure. There is also the additional bonus of being one of the visa-free countries of the United Arab Emirates. Residents of the United Arab Emirates can obtain a 90-day visa upon arrival in Georgia. 

AZERBAIJAN

Countries To Visit Visa Free If You Are A UAE Resident

Azerbaijan is popular with individuals searching for low-cost holidays since it is a cheap travel location. It has an urban and rural vibe, with skyscrapers and modernism, as well as history and gardens. Azerbaijan is a remarkable country that mixes Eastern and Western culture due to its geographical location at the crossroads of Southwestern Asia and Southeast Europe. Azerbaijan now permits UAE residents to enter the country without a visa. You must provide confirmation of immunization and a negative PCR test completed 72 hours before departure in order to travel.

SRI LANKA

Countries To Visit Visa Free If You Are A UAE Resident

Majestic mountains, crystal clear shorelines and remarkable historical ruins, Sri Lanka is a stunning island located in the Indian ocean that is a must on a travel bucket list. It's easy to see why Sri Lanka is one of the most popular visa-free locations among UAE residents, this diverse island has everything you could want in a wonderful vacation spot. In Sri Lanka, there are various surf places, including Hikkaduwa Arugam Bay, Mirissa, and others. Nuwara Eliya and Kandy's tea terraces are worth seeing. Among the historic sites of worship are Adam's Peak, as well as several  Buddhist and Hindu temples. Wildlife 

There are a few rules and regulations in order to travel to Sri Lanka. Firstly, proof of booking a hotel that is a “level 1” is a mandatory requirement by the Travel and Tourism department. Secondly, a negative PCR test taken 72 hours prior to departure must be available on arrival, and if you wish to stay over 5 days a PCR test is required before departure. As a resident of the UAE, you must apply for an ETA online through the Sri Lankan government's website, the ETA will be available to use for 30 days.

Visa-Free Destinations For UAE Residents With An Indian Passport 

Most of these countries offer visas based on residency, however some of them determine your visa based on your passport. Here's a list of countries you may visit visa-free as an Indian citizen.

  • Barbados
  • The British Virgin Islands
  • Cook Islands
  • Dominica
  • El Salvador
  • Fiji
  • Grenada
  • Haiti
  • Indonesia
  • Jamaica .
  • Macau
  • Maldives
  • Mauritius
  • Micronesia
  • Montserrat
  • Niue
  • Northern Cyprus
  • Palestine
  • Pitcairn Islands
  • Qatar
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Svalbard
  • Transnistria
  • Tunisia
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Vanuatu

Visa-Free Destinations For UAE Residents With A Pakistani Passport

If you are a resident of the UAE and you hold a Pakistani passport most of these countries are visa-free or require you to acquire an e-visa.

  • Cambodia
  • Cape Verde
  • Comoros
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Kenya
  • Madagascar
  • Maldives
  • Mauritius
  • Nepal
  • Palau
  • Qatar
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • Sri Lanka
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda

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