Laws to keep in mind during your travel in UAE

Laws to keep in mind during your travel in UAE

The maintenance and elegance of the UAE come under certain government rules. It is difficult to keep a state maintained in the front of the world. Therefore, there are government laws made that keep the state away from a chaotic reputation. UAE have some strange laws, mainly in Dubai. If you not follow the laws you can get arrested, fined or even deported from the country. If you don’t want to wreck your travel in Dubai or in any other state of UAE, then you have to follow these weird laws too.


All people staying in UAE are so used to swearing all the time, but if you don’t want to get arrested so do not swear while you are here. mainly with the ‘F-word’. They consider it as a crime. As per the Article 373 of the UAE criminal law, if a person swore including the use of a banned word or using the middle finger in public will result in jail for a year or longer and deportation from the country. This is not just for doing it substantially; no person can use the crude emojis in a WhatsApp conversation neither can swear over messages. All this thing can lead to heavy fine, jail or deportation. 

Checking someone’s phone

There are causality used to checking our partner’s or friend’s phone. Not, if you are in UAE. It is terribly out of law to invade the privacy of other person either using their laptop or any other device networks or social media. It is also crime as a result in a minimum of 6-month jail and a fine of 500,000 Dhs.

Eating or drinking on public transport   

People are not allowed to eat or drink anything on public transport and their stations neither on, buses or metros. If you get caught breaking this law, you will get a fine of 100 Dhs.

Carrying food containing poppy seeds

It is believed that poppy seeds are a source of opium and heroin, which both are very addictive drugs and Therefore, they are banned al over UAE. No can use potable that has poppy seeds or else if you got caught having poppy seeds with you to eat; according to the law will be arrested and sent to jail. If you dont want yourself into trouble like these, take all the details from any Travel Agency in Abu Dhabi , they will give you the perfect guidance regarding everything.

Taking photos of people without their permission

UAE is a country where privacy is everything. They are very strict towards privacy matters. If you are taking pictures of locals or anyone without their permission comes under a serious crime. And not just this if the images are further posted on social media websites, you can be sentenced jail for a minimum of six months and fine up to 500,000 Dhs according to cyber-crime laws.

UAE is a beautiful place to visit until you follow the rules they have. Or else it won’t take much for your vacations to go ugly.