UAE visa for Syrian citizens

A visa is REQUIRED for Syrian passport holders visiting United Arab Emirates for tourism and business purposes. See detailed requirements below:

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Syrian citizens to enter United Arab Emirates for a short-term tourism purpose. Visa required N/A
Evisa United Arab Emirates e-visa for Syrian citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival United Arab Emirates visa on arrival for Syrian citizens Not Available

United Arab Emirates tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Syrian passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in United Arab Emirates.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from United Arab Emirates.

If you are looking for United Arab Emirates visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Syria, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of United Arab Emirates nearest your place of residence.

  • Damascus: The Embassy of United Arab Emirates in Damascus, Syria (Working hours: Close now. Open in 28 minutes)

United Arab Emirates visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest United Arab Emirates diplomatic mission offices to Syria for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Syria traveling to United Arab Emirates from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Syria) estimated Change (%)
2014 162 N/A
2015 175 8.02%
2016 190 8.57%
2017 204 7.37%
2018 213 4.41%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

United Arab Emirates & Syria comparison

United Arab Emirates's area is approximately 83,600 km2 (32,278 sq mi), while the area of Syria is approximately 183,630 km2 (70,899 sq mi). This means Syria is 2.20 times bigger than United Arab Emirates.

As of September 2021, United Arab Emirates's population is ~18.7 million people - 30,709,506 fewer people than the population of Syria.

We have highlighted United Arab Emirates & Syria’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

United Arab Emirates Syria Difference
Population (est 2021) 18,689,337 49,398,843 30.7 million fewer people live in United Arab Emirates than Syria
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 101 45 United Arab Emirates has 56 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Syria.
Travel freedom (2021) 128 8 United Arab Emirates passport holders can visit 120 more countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 127 71 UAE hosts 56 more foreign missions than Syria.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Syria travel to United Arab Emirates in one year?

The number of visitors from Syria visiting United Arab Emirates in 2018 was approximately 213.

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