Frequently Asked Questions

What is UAE eVisa?

It’s an Electronic Visa that can be issued online through a registered tourism company like TravnNook, without the effort of applying through embassy, making it easy to obtain from any place in the world.

How can I Apply for UAE eVisa?

With Travnook getting the eVisa have never been easier, simply follow the steps below;
First chose the period of stay from the available options,
Secondly click on “APPLY NOW”,
Third upload the required documents,
Fourth & last make the payment.

I cannot upload my documents through the website?

If you are facing difficulties uploading the documents, Please send it via email at [email protected] & we will take it from there.

How will I Receive the eVisa?

Once the eVisa gets issued it will be sent immediately to your email.

Do I need to print out the eVisa once received?

Yes, you need to print out the eVisa to present it at the airport.

If I have a valid Sharjah or Dubai visa, will I be able to travel to the other Emirates?

Yes, once you have a valid UAE visa, you will be able to travel anywhere within the country.

What should be the validity on my passport?

For tourist visa, the passport should be valid for at least six months from the date of arrival. For employment visa also, the passport should be valid for at least six months from the date of arrival.

Can I extend the visa once deadline meet?

Yes, you can renew the visa in other word it’s called Visa Change, and you are able to do it with travNook.

Will there be any fines incase if I overstay?

Yes, There will be a daily fine starting from the day of your overstay, the fine cost is a 100 Dirhams(30 dollars) PER DAY and a BAN from visiting the UAE again in the future.

Why my visa got rejected?

The approval of the visa is solely regulated by the government of the UAE and governed by their rules & regulations and the rejection of the visa application is the sole prerogative of the immigration authorities, therefore Travnook will not be held any responsibility in visa rejection or delay, the visa fees will not be refunded.

The Required Documents:

Passport Copy
A clear, scanned color copy of the passport.
A Minimum validity of 6 months.
Photograph
Color passport size photograph.

Notes

  • All visas provided by TravNook are electronic visa, once approved it will be send via email.
  • Please print out your visa once received through email to present it at the airport
  • All Visa Application is for single entry, unless if it’s mentioned as multiple entry
  • The process of the visa will proceed after receiving the required documents & payments.
  • Regardless that the visa might be issued after 48 hours from time of the processing, we recommend applying 4 – 7 business days prior to your arrival date.
  • Business days in UAE is from Sunday to Thursday.
  • The duration of the visa cannot be extended once issued.

What Is the United Arab Emirates Currency?

The currency United Arab Emirates is Dirham, which is pegged to the dollar at Dhs 3.67.

When is the best time to travel to the UAE?

UAE is popular travel destination year round, it has a warm, sunny climate that is ideal for tourism, with mild temperatures for most of the year and a low rainfall. Tourism season usually starts from November where the weather cools down and becomes more convenient & continues till the beginning of May where the temperature start to raise. Summer temperatures in June, July and August can reach highs of around 45ºC (113ºF) with high humidity, making this the least comfortable time of year to visit in terms of climate. However, Dubai is well geared up for high temperatures, and public transport, shopping malls, hotels, restaurants and visitor attractions are all air conditioned.

Is English widely spoken?

Yes. English is widely spoken in U.A.E, and as all restaurant menus, road signs and other information is usually presented in both English and Arabic, visitors who speak English will have no trouble making their way around.

Is local transport easy to use?

Dubai has an excellent public transport system and equipped with modern infrastructure. Depending on where you are going, you have a choice of the Dubai Metro, buses, taxis, and marine transportation to private transport, the city offers easy and affordable travel to visitors.

Is an International driver’s license needed?

Yes an international license is need if you want to drive in U.A.E, However if you wish to rent an automobile, you must be over the age of 21 or 25 in some other car rental companies.

Is an International driver’s license needed?

Value added tax(VAT) was introduced in the UAE on 1 January 2018. The rate of VAT is 5 per cent.

What is Dubai’s time zone?

The time zone of Dubai is GMT/UTC +4 hours

What are U.A.E’s official business days?

Official business days are from Sunday to Thursday, however shopping malls, restaurants & retail shops are open all the week.

Is it safe to travel to the U.A.E?

Financially, UAE is one of 23 richest countries in the world; UAE economy is one of the most fast-growing economies globally, the gross domestic product per capita is 43,000. So it is a reliable place to be chosen for your travel and trustworthy destination to be headed for your safe leisure time spending where the high standard of living is up-warding remarkably, U.A.E is one of the safest countries in the world and an extremely safe destination for visitors In 2015 it has ranked 2nd in tourism and 5th in security & order.

Can I use my credit/debit card in U.A.E?

Most shops in U.A.E accept major credit cards; however, at open-air markets, most vendors will only take cash. In case you run out of cash the U.A.E offers a sophisticated network of banks, currency exchanges and ATMs, making it easy to access money across the city.

Is tipping expected in U.A.E?

No tip is not mandatory, however if insist you can tip about 10% of the total bill or whatever comes out of your generosity.

Is it allowable to consume alcohol in Dubai?

Dubai’s law strictly forbids the intake of alcohol in public spaces and while driving. However, alcohol consumption is permitted in bars attached to hotels, clubs, restaurants, and private functions.

Experiencing problems while trying to book online. Why?

Due to internet security, we protect our guests with the latest industry standards for credit card authorizations and your issuing bank may have declined the transaction on the basis of not supporting address verification online. We also constantly update our website and you may have been trying to book during one of these updates. Please try to book again or you may call our Reservations Department to book over the phone.

I need to cancel my tickets. How do I get a refund?

All visa applications are applied directly to UAE immigration with a non refundable fees.

Do you cancel tours due to bad weather?

Safety has to take the priority of our management, thus we always make sure our services and activities we arrange for you are safe and valid. If we decide the weather conditions are not safe for you, unfortunately we will cancel the tour. If we cancel the tour, you will be given the opportunity to reschedule based on availability or receive a credit towards a future tour.