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Over the past few years, the UAE has emerged as one of the most popular destinations for business. Entrepreneurs not only look to set up their company in Dubai, but also live in the emirate with their families. Thus, business owners need to obtain a UAE residence visa, followed by dependent visas for their family members. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Everything about getting a UAE residence visa

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What is UAE Residence Visa?
As the name suggests, a UAE residence visa is a
permit that allows people from around the world
to live in the middle eastern country for a
specific period. A follow-up to this would be
how long is UAE residency visa?. The validity
of this visa may vary from two to 10 years and
can be renewed multiple times as required. For
those who get into the country on an employment
contract, there are two more ways to acquire a
UAE residence permit. You must either invest in
real estate or start a business in the UAE.
How to Obtain UAE Residency?
There are three primary ways to a cquire a Dubai
residence visa 1. Employment Gaining employment
with a company in Dubai can
two- or three-years on the jurisdiction
UAE residency, in which the be
grant you
depending company operates. Also, the company will
responsible for applying, sponsoring, and
renewing your residency visa
2. Purchase Own Property
To ensure your stay, you must meet the residence
visa requirements. Therefore, you can purchase
real estate. Your property value should be worth
at least AED 1 million (approximately USD
272,000). In this case, the visa is issued for
three years. However, property investors are
not allowed to work in Dubai or the UAE.
The UAE government grants five- or 10-year visas
(Golden Visa) to Indian entrepreneurs in
of their contribution to furthering the UAEs
economy. Entrepreneurs, however, must meet the
investment criteria set by the government to be
eligible for the Golden Visa.
3. Register a Company in the UAE
Another category is the investor visa. By forming
a company in Dubai, Indian entrepreneurs can
apply for three-year investor visas and sponsor
their family members for three-year UAE
residency as well. This is one of the most
popular options as it does not require you to
make a huge investment. Also, one of its main
advantages being that the visa is valid for
three years.
UAE Residence Visa Requirements
Fill-in the UAE residency visa application form
A copy of your original passport Two passport-size
d pictures, ensuring they meet the UAE visa
photo requirements Your original entry visa and
its copy A proof of your sponsors legal
residency in the UAE The pass certificate of
your medical fitness test A copy of your health
insurance plan, if required Copies of the
companys trade license and establishment
card For family visa application, you need proof
of family ties. These include birth or marriage
certificates attested by the UAE embassy in
their home country.
Process of geting the UAE Residence Visa?
Step-by-step process for UAE residence visa
application - 2021
Obtain Entry Permit First your sponsor has to
obtain an entry permit for you from the Federal
Authority for Identity and Citizenships online
portal. It is also available on General
Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs
(GDRFA) website or can be done in person from
one of the licensed GDRFA typing centres.
Application Process
Apply for residence visa
Once you are in the country, your sponsor needs
to apply for your residence visa in the UAE at
the GDRFA.
Pay UAE residence visa cost
At the time of application, you will have to pay
a UAE residence visa cost. The fee varies
depending on your residency visa validity. The
residence visa validity for the employees and
investors is different. For investors, the visa
is valid for three years and two for employees.
Visa stamping and Emirates ID
Once your application is approved, the GDRFA will
stamp your residence visa on your passport. This
will work as the UAE residence permit allowing
you to travel freely in the country. You will
then receive your Emirates ID, which will be
valid for the same duration as the visa.
Require the following documents
  • Copy of all the bio pages in sponsors passport
    Sponsors visa copy
  • Original Emirates ID of the sponsor Proof of
    Ejari (tenancy) registration A soft copy of the
    labour contract Passport-sized pictures
  • An attested soft copy of the marriage certificate
    and birth certificates of children, if
  • Passport copies of spouse and children along with
    the recent coloured, passport-sized photographs

UAE Family Visa Rules for 2021
You can sponsor daughters as long as they are
unmarried and sons up to the age of 21 The UAE
immigration guidelines specify that you need to
earn a minimum salary of AED 4,000 and have an
accommodation to sponsor your family.
Benefits of a UAE Residence Visa
Seamlessly start any business in the country Open
personal bank accounts, apart from a
corporate/salary account Sponsor
dependents Strategic location provides close
proximity to home country Excellent
international connectivity Buy and own property
in the country Multiple entry into the UAE during
the visa validity Live and thrive in the worlds
second safest country
What is the UAE Residence Visa Cost?
Below is the approximate cost breakdown
The fees of residence visa in the UAE can vary
according to the type and person to be sponsored.
Dubai visa for Indian entrepreneurs
The UAE is a popular destination among Indians
for business and residency. Which is why, Dubai
has been home to Indians for several decades, by
way of employment, investment, and
entrepreneurship. Residing in the UAE requires
having a residence visa. It is the official
permit granted to foreign nationals, allowing
them to live in the country for extended
periods. Residence visas in Dubai are issued by
the General Directorate of Residency and
Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) and are valid for
anywhere between two to 10 years. The UAE
government also grants five-year and 10-year
residency permits to Indian entrepreneurs under
its golden visa programme with the aim of
enhancing the ease of doing business in the
country. The business owners, however, must have
an established business worth at least AED
500,000 and should be approved by a UAE
accredited business incubator. Moreover, for
the five- and 10-year permit they have to make
deposits of AED 5 million and 10 million
The UAE residence visa renewal cost depends on
the type
Employment visas One-time government fee Labour
fee based on the category of your company PRO
service charge Medical test and Emirates
ID Insurance fee for people with limited skills
category Partners or investor visas Medical
typing fee Emirates ID typing Residence visa
typing fee PRO service charge
Residence Visa Renewal Cost
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