How can UAE’s Multiple-Entry Tourist Visa take you to the FIFA WC 2022?

  • November 14, 2022
  • 4:10 minutes.


While the most awaited sports event of the year, the FIFA world cup 2022, is around the corner, visitors from all over the country struggle to stay in Qatar as it will welcome 1.2 million visitors from other countries; however, if you can’t find a stay in Qatar, the UAE has good news for you!

The UAE’s government announced its multiple entry tourist visa for the FIFA world cup 2022 fans to facilitate them with a comfortable stay and shuttle between the countries. Almost 2.9 million tickets are sold for the big global sports event this year, where 7% of seats are still available.

Let’s find out what is UAE’s multi-entry tourist visit visa for the FIFA world cup 2022, how to apply for the tourist multiple entry visa, who is eligible to get it, and the tourist multi-entry visa price.

What is UAE’s Multi-entry Tourist Visa for the FWC 2022?

To facilitate the football world cup 2022 fans with the comfort of shuttling every day between UAE and Qatar conveniently, UAE Authorities announced a tourist multi-entry visa for all nationalities for the FIFA world cup 2022 to be held in Qatar from 20th November 2022 to 18th December 2022.

Also, all the Hayya cardholders can obtain a 90-day multi-entry tourist visa online to attend the football world cup 2022 in Qatar and travel every day to and from UAE.

UAE’s government has arranged special flights and accommodations for FIFA world cup 2022 attendees. There will be up to 48 flights daily to carry passengers between both countries.

Thus, you can have the dual advantage of attending the FIFA world cup 2022 in Qatar and visiting UAE after the world cup to enjoy the winter and vacation seasons.

So, how can you apply for a multi-entry tourist visa for the FIFA world cup 2022? Let’s find out!

How to Apply for UAE’s Multi-entry Tourist Visa?

The UAE government will provide all football fans eligible to attend the football world cup in Qatar with a multi-entry visit visa that will allow them to enter Dubai multiple times within 90 days.

Eligibility for Multi-entry Tourist Visa

Any nationality can apply for a UAE tourist multiple-entry visa to travel frequently from Dubai to Doha to attend the FIFA world cup 2022. Also, The Hayya cardholders – the Fan identity cards provided to the attendees of the football world cup – who are non-residents in the UAE can apply for the visa. It is mandatory to present the Hayya card at the stadium to watch the match.

To apply for the Hayya card, you must also present a valid ticket application number to attend the football world cup.

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Multi-entry Tourist Visa Price

The UAE’s government started accepting multi-entry visit visas for Hayya Cardholders on 1st November 2022. The multiple-entry visa price for Hayya Cardholders is AED 100 and for non-Hayya cardholders, the price is 650 AED. The government also allows Hayya cardholders to extend their multi-entry visit visa for another 90 days for AED 100.

Steps to apply for UAE’s Multiple-entry Tourism Visit Visa

Follow the steps mentioned below to apply for UAE’s multiple-entry tourist visas for the FIFA world cup 2022:

  1. Visit the Services section of the Federal Authority for ICP (Identity, Citizenship, Customs & Port Security)’s official website.
  2. Click on the ‘Services for Individuals’ sub-section.

3. Under “ Issuance of a Multiple-Entry Tourist Visa “Click on Start Servicesbottom

4. Choose the below option and click the start service bottom.

5. You will be requested to fill in the visa application, attach the required documents, and pay the applied fees

6. Apply for a Hayya card multiple entry visa through the same steps in order, except for step no.5, instead,  you will choose the option of “ Visa- Hayya Card Holders “ as below.

Again your application will have four steps:

  • Request information
  • Attachment info
  • Review application
  • Application fees

7. Generally speaking, once you pay the fees, you will receive a confirmation message from the ICP portal. And your visa is normally issued within 3 to 4 working days of the application.

8. You can track your application from the ICP website.

FAQs on UAE Multi-entry Tourist Visit Visa for the World Cup 2022

How can I get UAE multi-entry visa?

You can apply for a multi-entry tourism visa to visit UAE by visiting the ‘Smart Services’ tab of the ICP portal.

Can I travel to UAE from Qatar with Hayya Card?

Yes, If you are a Hayya cardholder, you are eligible to apply for the multi-entry tourist visa for the FIFA world cup 2022 for 90 days for AED 100.

What is the requirement for Hayya Card?

You must register for Hayya Card on the official website for the Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022.

To apply for the Hayya card, you must present a valid ticket application number to attend the football world cup.

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