A visa is required to enter the UAE except for Nationals (Citizens) from the following countries that will be issued entry permits upon arrival at the airport in the UAE.
Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia
Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Vatican City
United States of America, Canada
Australia, New Zealand
Japan, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea
Nationals other than those of the above lists require an entry visa which will need to be arranged prior to arrival.