Visa on Entry

If your country of nationality appears on the list bellow, no advanced visa arrangements are required to visit the UAE. Simply disembark your flight and proceed to Immigration, where your passport will be stamped with a 30-day visit visa free of charge.

Eligible countries: Australia, Iceland, Portugal, Andorra, Ireland, San Marino, Austria, Italy, Singapore, Brunei, Japan, South Korea, Belgium, Liechtenstein, Spain, Denmark, Luxembourg, Sweden, Finland, Malaysia, Switzerland, France, Monaco, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Netherlands, United States of America, Greece, New Zealand, The Vatican, Hong Kong, Norway.

Non-eligible Citizens:
It is not possible to process visit visa application for citizens of the following countries: Ethiopia, Syria, Nigeria, Libya and Bangladesh.

Delegates with citizenships from countries not listed in the eligible countries list for visa on entry will need to obtain a visit visa. Please double check for an entry requirements for travelers from your country of nationality by contacting the local embassy or consulate of the United Arab Emirates. For a full list of UAE embassies located globally please click here.

Visa arrangements can be requested directly to the organizer. Visas will be processed at a cost of AED 550 per person. Charges may vary according to nationality.

Once the visit visa is approved, a copy will be emailed to the applying delegate wherein it is advised to carry a printed copy during travel to submit to the immigration officers upon arrival in the UAE.

Airport Transfer

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) is approximately 15 minutes’ drive from the Ritz-Carlton, Abu Dhabi, while Dubai International Airport is approximately two hours away from the venue. Airport transfer can be arranged through the conference registration page upon registering for the conference.

Abu Dhabi International Airport

Hotel direction: 20 km drive
Approximately: 15 minutes
Estimated taxi fare: AED 30
Airport transfer: AED 200 (One way)

Dubai International Airport

Hotel direction: 140 km drive
approximately: 2 hrs
estimated taxi fare: AED 250
Airport transfer: AED 400 (One way)