Customers arriving into Dubai airport are offered free access to the Smart Gate programme.
If you’re a UAE resident then you can use your Emirates ID at the Smart Gates.
Non UAE residents
The Smart Gates can be used by passport holders from the following countries:
Andorra, Australia, Austria, Brunei Darussalaam, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA.
Just let the immigration officer know that you wish to register for the Smart Gate. The registration will only take a few minutes.
Once registered, you'll be able to use a Smart Gate on any future visits until your passport expires.