The venues will not be open to the public and they can watch it on Television from 8am-6pm March 13-17, 2022

Ear plugs are free and will be available at registration desk upon entry

All bags and backpacks and carried items are subject to search by event security

There is no non-official vehicle travel to any of the challenge areas. Walking only.


Team equipment:

  • 1 Unaltered, fully functional, gas mask with carrying pouch
  • 2 Ballistic Vest
  • 3 Eye Protection
  • 4 Ear Protection
  • 5 Standard Deployment Uniform and Boots (optional for obstacle course)
  • 6 Five Approved Rappelling Harnesses
  • 7 Five Pairs of Rappelling Gloves
  • 8 Helmets for 2 belay personnel
  • 9 Five Approved Figure 8s and Carabineers
  • 10 Any Equipment Deemed Necessary for Crossing the Pre-Stretched Traverse Line


A visa is required to enter the UAE except for Nationals from the following countries that will be issued entry permits upon arrival at the airport in the UAE

GCC Countries:
Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia

Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Vatican City

United States of America, Canada

Australia, New Zealand

Japan, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, South Korea

If your country doesn't appear in the above list, kindly contact our UAE SWAT CHALLENGE team for assistance in processing Entry Visa to UAE.


Processing of visas for visitors can only be arranged through your hotel, airline or the UAE Embassy in your country. If you need a visa invitation letter to submit to the UAE embassy, please contact

For confirmed exhibitors:
UAE SWAT Challenge can assist with the visa application process through our partner travel agent, or alternatively, visas can be arranged through your hotel. Please complete the visa application form found here:


emirates airline

Travel on Emirates to Dubai, for the UAE SWAT Challenge

We’re pleased to inform you that Emirates Airline has proudly been selected as the partner airline for UAE SWAT ChallengeEmirates has excellent connections to all of the six continents via Dubai with more than 155 current destinations worldwide – and we are expanding our route network all the time.

Use your Promotion Code to get special fares on Emirates.

Book your travel today and enter the above promotion code when you book.

Terms and conditions:

  • 1 Outbound and inbound travel must be within the validity period
  • 2 Destinations: Offer valid ONLY from and to gateway cities in which Emirates operates direct flights. (Including interline flights to gateway cities).
  • 3 Discount applicable: 15% off on Flex and Flex Plus online fares on Business Class and on Economy Class return fares.
  • 4 10% off on Saver online fares on Business Class and on Economy Class return fares. First Class no discount is applicable.
  • 5 Offer valid ONLY for return travel to Emirates gateway cities to DXB and not from DXB.
  • 6 The offer may not be used in conjunction with any other promotion, discount or special offer.
  • 7 Regular charges applies for any modification and changes as per the fare rule and conditions.
  • 8 The promotion code should be displayed on a secured website which is accessed by the attendees.
  • 9 All Emirates Skywards members will receive Skywards Miles for this trip when booked using the promotional code. Visit Emirates Skywards to become a member.
  • 10 Complimentary chauffeur-driven car for Business Class passengers.
  • 11 Before travelling to the UAE, please consult the World Health Organization's guidelines on international travel and health and the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Health & Prevention website for the most up-to-date information. We also have COVID-19 safety measures implemented across the SWAT site


If you are an international visitor, registered with a team or as an attendee, please use your hospitality code to gain preferential pricing on one of our partner hotels.

Holiday Inn - Festival City


  • Room rate is AED 375 net BB + AED 15 Tourism Dirham = AED 390 net incl of all taxes - single/ double
  • Room rate is also incl of breakfast and WiFi only
  • This is valid for 20 rooms per night. Additional rooms will be subject to availability.
  • Credit card needed at the time of reservation

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