Citizens of 49 countries, including all EU countries, the US, the UK, Canada and Australia, are eligible for free 30-day single-entry visas on arrival in Dubai.
Visit visas can be extended twice for 60 days for Dhs220 and a fair amount of paperwork by the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs. The process usually takes one day, and you may be asked to provide proof of funds. To avoid the hassle, many visitors opt to leave the country for a few hours and obtain a new entry stamp upon returning.
The cost of a 30-day tourist visa for Oman is OR20 (approximately Dhs190). Many nationalities are eligible to apply for a tourist visa online via https://evisa.rop.gov.om. Otherwise, visas are issued on arrival.
Passports must be valid for at least six months from the date of entry into the UAE.
Here's a quick run-down on what you may and may not bring into Dubai. For the full story, see www.dubaicustoms.gov.ae.
Anyone aged over 18 years is allowed to bring in the following duty-free:
You are not allowed to bring in:
You must declare to Customs: