How to travel to India from UAE?

To be able to travel to India, UAE residents need to take the following steps:

  1. Check the latest travel requirements for India. 
  2. Apply for a visa. To enter India, residents of the UAE must have a valid visa. On our website, you may apply for an e-Tourist Visa (eTV) or a Tourist Visa.
  3. Book your flight. There are several airlines that operate from the United Arab Emirates to India. Emirates, Air India, and IndiGo are among the well-known carriers.
  4. Get your travel insurance. You must have current health insurance that covers you for the duration of your stay in India.
  5. Arrive at the airport early. To check-in and go through security, you must arrive at the airport at least 3 hours before your departure.
  6. Present your travel documents. When you check in for your flight, you will need to present your passport, visa, and COVID-19 test result.
  7. Board your flight. Once you have checked in and presented your travel documents, you can board your flight to India.

Here are some additional tips for traveling to India from UAE in 2023:

  • Prepare for hot, humid conditions. During the summer months, the weather in India may be extremely hot and humid. Pack light clothes as well as sunscreen.
  • Prepare yourself for a cultural shock. Because India is so different from the UAE, it is critical to be open-minded and adaptive.
  • Learn a few fundamental Hindi phrases. This will help you converse with locals and navigate the city.
  • Instead of walking about in congested areas, choose cabs or rickshaws. This will assist you in avoiding pickpockets and other forms of small crime.
  • Keep an eye on your surroundings and keep your valuables nearby. India is a secure country, however, it is always prudent to remain cautious.