Press release

Press Communique: Minors Travelling to the UAE

June 14, 2018

The Department of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform the general public that, effective from 1st June 2018, minors below the age of 18 years old will not be allowed to travel to the UAE without an authorization letter from their parents in cases where neither of the parents are accompanying them. In the case where the minor is travelling with another family member other than the parents, an authorization letter from the parents or guardians will also be required.