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September 10, 2019
From this day onwards, Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship will accept applications for issuing long term visa without a sponsor for some categories of residents that is investors, business owners, and people with special talents in the field of science and academics and extraordinary students.
This is in accordance with Cabinet Resolution Number 56 of 2018 which was published in late 2018. The Cabinet Resolutions sets out a criterion under which the residents can apply for long term visa which will be discussed by Lawyers in Dubai in this article. The objective behind the Resolution is to encourage investment within the country and to main UAE standard in the global market as an investment-oriented environment.
The Resolution has categorized the long term visas for entrepreneurs into two categories as follows:
The visa will allow the entrepreneur to enter the country multiple times for 6 months and which can be renewed regularly. The visa will also be given to the immediate family member of the entrepreneur or the partner and three executives. Investors in Property in UAE
Investors in UAE can now renew visa under two categories mentioned below:
However, this visa attracts few conditions as follows:
Individual with Special Talent
Researchers in the field of science, academics, medical science, specialists, inventors, scientists and alike individual can apply for a long-term visa. Nevertheless, these individuals must have a valid employment visa in that specific field in the Country. In addition, this criteria has certain conditions to be fulfilled as followed:
Students with exceptional grades are eligible for 5 years visa. Such students must obtain at least 95% in secondary public and private schools or 3.75 GPA in graduation from a national or international university. The visa may also be offered to the family members of the student.
Given the complexities and prerequisites which must be considered prior to applying for Long-term visa, Legal Consultants in Dubai suggest you seek the assistance of lawyers in order to smoothen the procedure.