diplomatic row

UAE introduces high visa charges for Canadians

by Ray Clancy on January 4, 2011

UAE imposes high visa charges on Canadians

New fees have come into effect which mean that Canadians face having to pay as much as $1,000 in visa fees to travel to the United Arab Emirates.

It is the latest development in a diplomatic row over aircraft landing rights. Canada was one of 30 mostly Western countries that benefited from an UAE visa waiver but its citizens now find themselves excluded over the aircraft row. [click to continue…]