Special Entry Permits
Citizens of over 50 selected countries can get a free-of-charge entry visa upon arrival at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH). Citizens of all other countries will need to apply for a Special Entry Permit (a visa). Click here to find out if you require a visa.
If you require a special entry permit to enter the UAE for the 15th FINA Swimming World Championships (25m), please follow these steps:
- Download, and complete the form below. If you choose to complete the form digitally, please select 'print and save the document as a PDF'. If you choose to complete the form manually, please scan and save your document
- Send the completed form, along with a passport size photograph to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Our team will check your application. If there is no further information required, you will receive your "Special Entry Permit" document.
- Print the document and carry a hard copy with you when you travel to the UAE
- You will NOT need to make a visa application at an embassy of consulate, and there is no fee for the Special Entry Permit
COVID-19 Travel Guidelines and Regulations
COVID travel guidelines and regulations for entry into Abu Dhabi will be released closer to the event date.