Immigration in the U.A.E.

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Passport and Visa Requirements

Passport and Visa Service
Emirates Federal government website giving information on visas and other formalities for entry.
Address of the Ministry of Culture and Information on Emirates.
For Further Information
Website of the UAE Embassies abroad
List of diplomatic representations of different countries abroad.
For visa requirements and health advices based on your personal details and itinerary, check IATA Travel Website.

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Taxes and Restrictions On Persons When Going Through Customs

Taxation On Persons
2000 cigarettes, 400 cigars, 2kg tobacco
4 litres of alcohol or 24 cans of beer. Please note, in Emirate of Sharjah, entry of alcoholic drinks is completely prohibited.
Within reasonable limits
Foreign Currency
Obligatory Declaration of Foreign Currency
Necessary declaration starting from equivalent of 40,000 AED in foreign currencies.
Local Currency
Obligatory Declaration of Local Currency
40,000 AED
How to Refund Consumption Tax
There is no tax on consumption in United Arab Emirates except for some luxury products.
Other Requirements

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