Dubai OWC 2012
It is the responsibility of the conference participant to ensure that he/she has obtained valid visa and travel documentation for him/her, as well as any accompanying persons, in order to attend the conference. For further information about visa requirements for entry into the United Arab Emirates, please consult the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates (link opens in new window). The SICOT Conference Secretariat cannot issue visa letters for the United Arab Emirates. The following are valid sponsors:
Hotels and tourist companies can apply, on your behalf, for a Tourist Visa (valid for 30 days); or a Service Visa (valid for 14 days); or a Visit Visa (valid for 30 days and can be extended for other 30 days).
Airlines and airline handlers apply on behalf of their crew members for a 96-hour Transit Visa.
Other organisations based in the UAE may only apply for Visit Visas and Service Visas.
Individuals (relatives or friends) already resident in the UAE may, subject to guidelines, also apply on your behalf for a Visit Visa.