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Procedures at DXB

To offer a comprehensive overview of all procedures at DXB, let’s break it down by stage:

Arriving at DXB:

  • Visa process: Depending on your nationality, you may need a visa to enter the UAE. DXB offers visa on arrival for certain nationalities, while others need to pre-arrange a visa. Check the Dubai Airports website for visa requirements and procedures.
  • Immigration: Proceed through immigration counters, where your passport and visa will be verified.
  • Baggage claim: Collect your luggage from the designated carousel.
  • Customs: Declare any dutiable items you are carrying and proceed through customs inspection.

Departing from DXB:

  • Check-in: Counter check-in or self-service kiosks available. Drop off your luggage and receive boarding passes.
  • Security screening: Pass through security scanners with carry-on luggage. Liquids and electronics might require separate checks.
  • Immigration (if transiting): If connecting to another flight, you might need to go through immigration again to enter the transit area.
  • Boarding gate: Proceed to your designated gate and wait for boarding announcements.

Flight connections at DXB:

  • Follow connecting gate signage: Clearly marked to navigate the airport efficiently.
  • Allow sufficient transfer time: Consider immigration, security, and walking distance between gates.
  • Check transfer information on screens or ask airport staff: Get real-time updates on connecting flights and gate changes.

Need special assistance:

  • Wheelchair assistance: Request assistance at check-in or through the Dubai Airports app. Dedicated staff and accessible facilities are available.
  • Family with young children: Family lanes at security and dedicated waiting areas for families. Pre-order baby food or diapers through airlines or catering services.
  • Medical assistance: Medical clinics and pharmacies available in the terminals. Inform staff if you require medical attention upon arrival.

Additional resources on Procedures at DXB:

  • Dubai Airports website: Comprehensive information on all procedures, facilities, and services at DXB.
  • DXB Airports app: Real-time flight information, maps, directory of amenities, and live chat support.

Remember, the specific procedures might vary slightly depending on your travel status, airline, and nationality. Don’t hesitate to ask airport staff for assistance if you have any questions or need help navigating the process.