Visiting the UAE just got a lot better! Wondering how? Well, Dubai has now started issuing five-year multi-entry permits for employees of international companies. It is a part of the series of moves aimed at attracting foreigners and boosting growth in Dubai. With the new permit, employees can travel easily to Dubai and take part in conferences, exhibitions, and meetings, Dubai’s Crown Prince Hamdan Bin Mohammed said on Twitter.
The UAE government has also approved a new visa that will let you stay and enjoy experiences in Dubai for five full years. Yes, you read that right! People from all nationalities can now get a five-year visit visa. Plus, the visa permits multiple entry- that’s a bull’s eye! Here’s everything you need to know if you wish to apply.
Who Can Apply For The Visa?
The UAE Cabinet has approved the issuance of a five-year multi-entry tourist visa for all nationalities visiting the country.
How Long Can You Stay In The Country For?
The five-year visa will allow people to stay in the country for 90 days on each visit, which can be extended for another 90 days. Tourists can enter multiple times on self-sponsorship.
How Much Does The Visa Cost?
The visa costs AED 650.
What Are The Steps For Applying The Visa?
Those who wish to apply for the multiple-entry visa must upload the application information, including name, service beneficiary details, address inside the UAE, address outside the UAE. A coloured photo, passport copy, medical insurance, and bank statement for last six months will also be needed.
Besides, applicants must have a balance of US $4,000 (Rs 2,96,890) or its equivalent in foreign currencies in the last six months. Once these are in place, your application will be reviewed after which you will have to pay for the same. You will then receive the visa by e-mail. Applicants can find details for application here.
UAE Announces New ‘Green Visa’; Residents Can Now Sponsor Their Parents & Children Until 25 Yrs
After the Golden Visa, UAE has now announced yet another new visa. The ‘Green Visa’ is the newest visa in the UAE. The new visa comes with a huge benefit. What, you ask? The Green Visa allows residents to sponsor their parents and children until the age of 25. Read on to know more.
What Is The Green Visa In The UAE?
The Green visa is a new visa launched by the UAE. This new type of residency separates a work permit from a residency permit. The green visa allows employees to have their own residencies and will not be sponsored by any company. The Green visa will be available to top talent in the region, investors, business people, exceptional students and experts.
What Are The Benefits Of Green Visa?
The Green visa has several benefits. The visa is different from a regular residency visa as it will allow people to sponsor their parents and children until the age of 25. Once the visa expires, Green visa holders will be given a grace period of 90- 180 days to renew it. A regular UAE residency visa must be renewed within 30 days.