United Arab Emirates

You won’t be allowed to enter the UAE if the date of birth in your Australian passport shows ‘XX’ instead of a day, month or year (see ‘Travel’). If you have unresolved criminal charges in the UAE, including unpaid debts, authorities may detain you when you arrive, even if you’re in transit.

We advise:

Exercise normal safety precautions in the United Arab Emirates.


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