United Arab Emirates visa requirements for Sierra Leoneans

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Sierra Leoneans visiting United Arab Emirates

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Emirati Visa.


  • A duly completed visa application form signed by the applicant.
  • Valid national passport which has a validity of 180 days from the period of exiting the country. The passport should have two blank pages for necessary stamps.
  • Two passport-sized photographs taken with a white background. The passport should not be older than 3 months old.
  • Bank statement from the last three months prior to visa application with a positive closing balance. This shows that you can take of yourself during your time in the country.
  • Valid travel insurance which covers the duration of your stay in the country.
  • A proof of accommodation whether with a host or at the  hotel.
  • A copy of return flight ticket.
  • Proof of civil status.
  • A copy of travel itinerary of the up-to-date flight exit and entry dates.

United Arab Emirates Visa for Sierra Leoneans

Facts about United Arab Emirates


The United Arab Emirates is a dream destination for tourists. There are a lot of breathtaking views scattered around the city. You should make sure to have a very good camera on this journey because you will not be able to resist the sight and you will need a reminder. From the view of the Burj Khalifa to the Ferrari world the mosque with a chandelier of crystals, you definitely have enough to keep you wanting more.

The number of international tourists visiting Dubai yearly is about 20.7 million people and this number is going to take a considerable jump in the years to come. The most populous city in the UAE is in Dubai.

Only non-muslims are allowed alcohol consumption in restaurants, bars, clubs, private venues and at home. Tourists are not allowed to purchase alcohol in general stores and supermarkets. E-cigarettes and vaping are banned in Dubai and UAE.

Types of United Arab Emirates Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 3-4 working days 30-90 days (depending on entry type)
Transit visa 3-5 working days 1-5 days

General Requirements for United Arab Emirates Visa


  • A duly completed visa application form signed by the applicant.
  • Valid national passport which has a validity of 180 days from the period of exiting the country. The passport should have two blank pages for necessary stamps.
  • Two passport-sized photographs taken with a white background. The passport should not be older than 3 months old.
  • Bank statement from the last three months prior to visa application with a positive closing balance. This shows that you can take of yourself during your time in the country.
  • Valid travel insurance which covers the duration of your stay in the country.
  • A proof of accommodation whether with a host or at the  hotel.
  • A copy of return flight ticket.
  • Proof of civil status.
  • A copy of travel itinerary of the up-to-date flight exit and entry dates.

United Arab Emirates Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

90.00 (USD)

Transit visa

90.00 (USD)

United Arab Emirates Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Sierra Leone


Location

Address

Freetown

There is no embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Sierra Leone. Travelers are advised to go to any neigbouring country to apply for their visa.

Frequently Asked Questions


Is there a visa for all UAE countries or do I have to apply a for separate visa for each country?
The UAE is a single entity comprising of 7 emirates. One visa is enough for you to see the whole country.


What is the best time to visit Dubai?

The best time to visit Dubai is from November to March. During this period, you can escape the crowds.


What are the emergency contacts in the UAE?
The three major emergency lines in the United Arab Emirates are:
Police- 999
Ambulance- 998
Civil defense- 99.