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UAE, the first Arab country without visa in the Schengen area


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UAE, the first Arab country without visa in the Schengen area

UAE citizens can now travel in 34 European countries, including the Schengen area, without a visa after the states became the first in the Arab world to strike such a deal with European governments.

The visa exemption applies for no more ‘than 90 days over a period of six months.
European citizens traveling to the UAE will have reciprocal rights.
Israel is the only other Middle East country to qualify for such a scheme.
The proposal to grant visa-free Schengen UAE had been approved by the European Parliament last June with 523 of 577 votes.

More information on Schengen visas here

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