The UAE (United Arab Emirates) is rapidly rising in the world market and that has been attracting many international students to take higher education in the UAE. As there are many international universities in the UAE which follow the curriculum of the UK, Australia and many

more such countries where people dream to study –providing similar quality education but with an affordable price– more people are exploring the chances and requirements for studying in Dubai, UAE. Since, unlike the USA, UK, international students approaching to study in Dubai is somewhat new, many students struggle to get answers to the questions regarding the whole process.

If you are also one of them, today we are going to make it easier for you by answering all the questions you might have regarding student visas for the UAE.

    1. What are the documents I will need to apply for a student visa?
      A valid passport (with at least 6 months’ validity)

Recent twelve passport sized photographs with white background
Offer letter received from the UAE university

Copy of visa fees and tuition fees receipt
A tenancy agreement or accommodation arrangement document
Proof of their undergraduate degree (for post-graduate students)

2. How much will it cost for a student visa?
Every university has set their own visa fees even though the government has fixed the amount, so the visa charge differs from each university and college. However, it might cost lowest to 3000 AED to highest up to 10000 AED.

3. How long will it take to get a student visa?
Normally, it takes a maximum of five working weeks once all the documents have been submitted correctly but according to the situation it varies.

4. Will I be able to work with a student visa?
Yes but no. You are allowed to work part time or do an internship with a student visa but you aren’t allowed to work full time with a student visa.

5. For how long will my visa be valid?
Normally, a student visa is valid for one year and you will have to renew the visa every year if you are attending the program longer than a year.