VISA Information for Expand North Star Attendees

Planning to attend the Expand North Star event in Dubai on 13-16 October?

Whether you're an entrepreneur, investor, or tech enthusiast, ensuring you have the correct visa is essential for a smooth journey. This page provides all the necessary information and guidance on obtaining a visa for your visit to Dubai, so you can focus on making the most of this exciting event.

From application requirements to processing times, we've got you covered to help you prepare for your trip to the heart of innovation and opportunity:

Generic Visa Enquiries


Visa Enquiries for Problematic Countries


Problematic Countries:

Countries List A Countries with restrictions:
  • Pakistan
  • Uganda
  • Lebanon
Countries List B Countries with more strict restrictions:
  • Afghanistan
  • Nigeria
  • Bangladesh
  • Yemen
  • Libya

IMPORTANT: For restricted countries, please apply for your visa as normal and allow us to facilitate the process by sending your Reference Number to

For any other urgent queries regarding visas please reach out to us: