12 edition
08 April - 18 April 2020
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SCRF will be arranging visas for international exhibitors. The requirements are:

1.   Visa fee is AED 380/- per visa, including Health insurance during your presence.

2.   Fees should be paid during the Festival period.

3.   Completed representative form (available from SCRF website)

4.   Passport copy (with at least 6 months validity from the opening date of SCRF)

5.   One photograph, taken against white background.

6.   Last date to upload the above documents in the website is April 1st.

7.   Validity of the entry permit is 60 days from the issuance date, which is non-renewable.

8.   Validity of the visa is 30 days from the entry date into the country, which is un-estendable.

9.   Service Centers: General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (Passports).

10. Bearer of entry permit is not allowed to work paid or unpaid.

11. Original entry permit shall be submitted to the entry airport.

      For more information please contact us on visas@sibf.com.


Working Hours:

  • Starting from Sunday to Thursday
  • From 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Note: The Festival Management is not responsible for any rejection or delay of issuance of visas.