Effective immediately, holders of biometric passport issued by Ukraine are eligible for a short-term multiple-entry visitor visa-on-arrival that is stamped at the port of entry free of charge. The visa allows for a maximum stay of up to 30 days. The total of 56 nationalities can currently benefit for entry to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) without applying for a visa before travelling.

Exemptions

Ukrainian nationals who do not hold biometric passports are not eligible for the visitor visa-
on-arrival.

What This Means for Employers and Foreign Nationals

Citizens of Ukraine with biometric passport can now enter the UAE without a pre-arranged
visa for up to 30 days. Previously, they were required to obtain a UAE visa in advance.

Source: Fragomen, MIDDLE EAST IMMIGRATION NEWS FLASH 05/2018