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Layover time is 7 hours

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Layover time is 7 hours

Hi, I am Indian Nationalist. I am travelling to Belarus from India via AUH.

Layover time is 7 hours, Do I need a transit visa?

Actually abu dhabi airport says if layover is more than 4 hours, than person should have a transit visa. I am confused. Can anyone pls help?

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1. Re: Layover time is 7 hours

If you do not plan to leave the airport and will remain in transit then you do not need a visa.

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2. Re: Layover time is 7 hours

No need of any visa....unless you are planning to get out of the airport .!!!!I

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3. Re: Layover time is 7 hours

Hi Bhavya, I have done such trips several times (mostly Via Dubai). To give you concrete answer: If you don't exit the airport (no matter how long you are at the airport) you do not need a UAE Visa.

If you plan to exit the airport, utilise that time seeing someplace and come back for your onward flight then you are required to have a UAE Visa. Hope this helps, Belarus is really beautiful, enjoy your trip.

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