What is the time zone of United Arab Emirates?

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) are in the Gulf Standard Time zone. All places have the same time, there are no exceptions. The emirates are not observing daylight savings so the clock is the same all year round.

  • Gulf Standard Time (GST): +4:00 UTC (ahead)
unites arab emirates (UAE) time zone map
middle east time zone map
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Travel to neighboring provinces and countries

These are the times differences if you travel outside the region.

To Oman: There is no time difference as you remain in the same time zone all year round

To Saudi Arabia: You will enter the Arabia Time zone:

  • November to March: -1:00 hour (behind)
  • March to October: -1:00 hour (behind)

To Iran: You will enter the Iran Time zone:

  • November to March: -0:30 hour (behind)
  • March to October: +0:30 hour (ahead)

United Arab Emirates (UAE) Daylight Savings Time (DST)

There is no daylight savings.

Other Middle Eastern countries

You can check out information and maps of other Middle Eastern countries by clicking on the below links.

Eastern European Time & Israel Time Arabia Standard Time & Turkey Time Iran Standard Time Gulf Standard Time
Cyprus Bahrain Iran Oman
Egypt * Iraq United Arab Emirates
Israel Kuwait Abu Dhabi
Jordan Qatar Ajman
Lebanon Saudi Arabia Dubai
State of Palestine Turkey Fujairah
Syria Yemen Ras Al Khaimah
Umm Al Quwain
* no daylight savings