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Canadians to pay up to almost $1,000 for UAE visas

Canadians to pay up to almost $1,000 for UAE visas

The United Arab Emirates embassy in Canada has announced it will charge Canadians up to US$998 for visas, pricing that exceeds usual international visa fees.
The embassy posted the new rates on its website, including a 30-day, non-renewable visa that will cost US$249, a three-month visa for US$499, and a six-month multiple entry at US$998.
The new fees come into effect Jan. 2.
The decision to require visas was announced in November amid a bitter dispute between the two countries after Canada's Conservative government refused to grant extra landing rights to two major UAE airlines.
Melissa Lantsman, a spokeswoman for Canada's foreign affairs minister, said Tuesday that the fee structure would not sway the government to reverse its decision on landing rights for UAE airlines.


Updated : 2021-02-26 18:39 GMT+08:00