Duration of stay : 96 hours


96 Hours Visa: This Visa is valid only for 96 hours and is ideal for travellers to the UAE who plan to stay for a period of less than 4 days. This type of Visa is preferred by travellers having business meetings, point to point travel or taking stopovers en route to their onward journey. Visa is valid for 30 days from the date of issue.


Visa Category Visa Fees in ZAR
Duration of stay : 96 hours 685

Express Visa Fees

Visa Category Visa Fees in ZAR
Duration of stay : 96 hours 1070

Kindly Note: The above visa are valid for a period of 30 days from the date of issue.

Payments to be made at NEDBANK Ltd - A/c NO 1030242380 Branch code: 14690591. Original bank advice to be submitted along with application.

Please Note: The cancellation charge per visa is 540 ZAR.

* Visa fee once paid is not refundable under any circumstances

Supporting Documents

  • 1st to 4th Page of the Application form ***
  • Confirmed returned Emirates or Fly Dubai airline ticket photocopy. ***
  • Guarantee / Covering Letter from Company or travel Agent / Self.
  • Coloured Photocopies of the First and the last two pages of the Passport. ***

Principal applicants require the following additional documentation:

  • Letter from the bank (Original letter stating that applicant has sufficient funds to travel to the UAE).
  • Letter from Employer (Original letter stating that applicant is employed at the said company and the position held).

Application Form

Click here to download the Visa Application Form.

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Processing Time

Normal Visa Processing Time: 3 – 4 working days from the date of submission (except any Friday, Saturday and any UAE Holiday).

Express Visa Processing Time: Within 48 hours from the time of submission (Excluding Friday, Saturday and any UAE Holiday)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who can apply through DVPC for a UAE visa?

    Any Resident of South Africa aspiring to visit UAE flying on the Emirates or Fly Dubai airlines can apply for the visa from DVPC

  • What are the advantages of applying for a visa through DVPC ?

    On applying for a visa through DVPC, it eliminates the process of finding a local sponsor in UAE and it is convenient and cost effective

  • What is the procedure for applying for a visa to UAE ?

    If an Individual is qualifying as per the eligibility criteria, he/she can download the application form from the website fill it up & send it across to the nearest Visa Application Centre, along with all the required documents.

  • How many days prior to the date of Travel can an Individual apply or process the visa application?

    An applicant can apply for the visa maximum 30 days prior to the date of travel. As the validity of the visa is 30 days from the date of Travel.

  • Is the Visa fees inclusive of all charges or any additional service charges are charged?

    The Visa fees are inclusive of all charges, and there are no additional charges for the same.

  • What type of visa is it?

    This is an electronic visa which is sent through smart channel ( on applicant’s email address as PDF attachment. Applicant has to take a print of their visa while travelling to UAE.

  • Are the visa fees same for infants?

    Yes, The visa fees are same for an infant or an adult passenger.

  • Is it a single or a multi entry visa?

    It is a single entry visa.

  • Can the entry & exit, be from any airport of UAE?

    The entry and exit of the passenger has to be from the Dubai Airport only. But he / she is permitted to go to any part of UAE by any other means.

  • Does DVPC process work permit / residence visa?

    We do not process work permit / residence visa, we process 48 hrs, 96 hrs , Tourist , 90 Days , 14 days, Multi Entry LTV 90 Days , Multi Entry STV 30 Days visa only.

  • Can I apply for multiple trip visa simultaneously?

    Passengers desiring to enter Dubai more than once on Emirates or Fly Dubai Airline as per their itineraries may apply for all their UAE visas simultaneously. Visas would be processed based on the date of application and date of travel on Emirates or Fly Dubai Airline to enter UAE. EK or FZ Ticket copies must be submitted at the time of visa application. All approved visa copies of such applications would be sent separately. This visa is valid to enter UAE under 58 days from the date of issue.

  • Is the visa fee refundable?

    The Visa fees as levied to the applicants are non-refundable under any circumstances whatsoever.

  • How can I extend the visa applied through VFS Global?

    You may extend below mentioned visa types twice for 30days each. Extension fee is AED 850 each time.

    Visa type
    Short Term Visit Single Entry- Tourist & Leisure
    Long Term Visit Single Entry - Tourist & Leisure
    Long Term Visit Multiple Entry - Tourist
    Short Term Visit Multiple Entry - Tourist

    Please contact below mentioned address along with original passport and extension fee once you have entered the country on same visa.

    • Emirates Commercial Visa Services

      Dubai International Airport

      Terminal 3- Arrival Area

      Next to Dubai Islamic Bank

    • Timings : Sunday - Thursday - 07:00 – 18:00 and Saturday 09:00 – 16:00 only