The New Single Name Passport Rules Get Official Clarification

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The official Indian Consulate in Dubai has issued clear guidelines for Indian travelers coming to the UAE, after a ban on single-name passports was introduced on November 21.

Note: This rule is not applicable to UAE resident card holders. It only applies to those travelling on visit visas/visa on arrival/temporary visas.

The consulate listed two rules:

  • Passports with one name: Passengers are eligible for Visa On arrival if the father’s/family name mentioned in the 2nd page is accepted
  • The guidelines state that for visas issued with more than one name, passenger has father’s/family name mentioned in the SECOND page is accepted

The Indian Consulate clarified the rules

‘Guidelines from NAIC, for UAE for passengers with a single name on passport’

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