Visa requirements

Students from outside the UAE will need to apply for a Student Residence Visa.

All students requiring student visa must fill and submit the:

COVID-19 related travel information

According to the latest directive from UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority and the National Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Authority, fully vaccinated UAE residents holding valid visas from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nigeria, Uganda and Nepal will be allowed to enter the UAE from August 5. Travelers can enter the UAE provided 14 days have passed since receiving their second vaccine dose. Also, travelers from prohibited countries will be allowed into the UAE upon presentation of valid vaccination certificates.

All the excluded categories need to apply online through the website of the Federal Authority for Identity Citizenship to get the necessary approvals. Vaccination certificates approved by competent authorities need to be attached along with the application.

Individuals from these categories will require a negative PCR test within 48 hours from the date of departure, provided that the PCR tests are from accredited laboratories and bear a QR Code. A PCR test will be conducted upon arrival to be followed by home quarantine.

Note: International students traveling from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nigeria and Bangladesh must check with their travel agents or the UAE embassy in their home country regarding traveling with a UAE student resident permit.

Student Visa guidance

For more information on student visa processing and fees, please read the relevant guidance document:

Medical insurance

The University requires all students on our University Student Residence Visa to have medical insurance for the duration of their study. A copy of the insurance documents must be submitted with the application. Alternatively, students may purchase the University's medical insurance at an additional cost.

For any further information please do not hesitate to contact the University Visa Office (below).

Please note: All fees exclude any VAT that is applicable / may become applicable in the future.

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