Dubai Visa Information

Visa Information

To obtain a Visa, access MDRT's letter of invitation by

If you are traveling from outside Dubai, to learn which travel documents and identification are required.

Refunds Due to Visa Denial or Inability to Schedule a Visa Appointment

If your visa request has been denied OR if you are unable to secure the necessary appointment to obtain a visa, you are eligible to receive a full refund for the meeting registration fee if your request is received no later than July 11, 2024. Any requests for refunds on or after July 12, 2024, will be subject to the cancellation policies and refund amounts outlined in the Registration section of the website.

All requests must be submitted individually and sent via email to . Refund requests must include your MDRT ID# and one of the following:

  • The official denial letter from the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs Dubai (GDRFA) OR
  • A screen shot of the Government of Dubai website showing no visa appointments is available.

Travel Insurance

It is recommended that Global Conference attendees purchase travel insurance, including coverage for non-refundable meeting registration fees.

Air Travel

Dubai has two world-class airports that provide thousands of international flights each week.  has been the gateway to the emirates since the first airstrip was developed in the 1960s — and is now one of the busiest airports on the planet. The newer Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) is part of the expansive Dubai South development, which will eventually span 6.7 million square kilometers, including real estate, leisure facilities and retail.


Valid travel dates for the 2024 MDRT Global Conference in Dubai, UAE are August 25 to September 2, 2024.

MDRT’s official airline is United Airlines. United offers attendees special meeting discounts when traveling to Dubai. Book early to secure best flights and lowest fares!

United offers discounts from 2% up to 10% off applicable fares when passengers fly to eligible events. Discounts apply on United, or flights operated by United-branded United Express and eligible United codeshare operated and marketed flights. Applicable restrictions and fare rules apply.

Reservations and ticketing are available via Enter the offer code  ZNZ9164802 or call the United Reservations Meetings Desk at +1 (800) 426-1122 and provide the offer code. United waives booking fees for meeting reservations.

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