#UAE visa

New family sponsorship law for expats in the UAE takes effect

Expats – both men and women – can sponsor their family members if they earn a monthly salary of Dhs4,000 or Dhs3,000 plus accommodation

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UAE reveals prices for long-term residency visas

The UAE has started handing out five and 10-year residency visas to select expats this year

UAE unveils ‘golden card’ permanent residency scheme for expats

The move will see permanent residency granted to “exceptional” professionals

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UAE Cabinet approves long-term visas for certain expats, lists conditions

Long term visas will be granted to investors, entrepreneurs, specialists in the medical, scientific, research and technical fields and outstanding students

UAE’s new visa rules for visitors, students, widows, divorcees take effect on Oct 21

The new rules will see visitor and tourist visas extended for up to 60 days

UAE VP announces visa for retired expats, reduced power charges for industry

The country previously announced plans to introduce a 10-year visa for investors

UAE announces new visa rules for residents, jobseekers and tourists

The UAE Cabinet has also added an insurance scheme in place of bank guarantees when recruiting private sector workers

UAE Cabinet approves 10-year visas, will allow 100% foreign ownership by year-end

Both changes are expected to boost the country’s economic competitiveness