First name & Surname in passport mandatory for UAE bound travellers
According to recent circular by UAE government's circular, travellers with single name will not be allowed to enter the Emirates. Indian citizens travelling to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are required to use both their primary (first name) and secondary (surname) names on their passport in order to be allowed entry to the Gulf nation. However, passengers with a single name on passports and in possession of a residence permit or employment visa shall be allowed to travel. UAE travellers must ensure that their passports contain both their names.