United Arab Emirates Residential Visa – Process

United Arab Emirates Residential Visa – Process

The United Arab Emirates is a very attractive country from several points of view and many foreign citizens come to work or open businesses here. Among the advantages, expats can benefit from a flexible taxation system, safe and sound surroundings and high living standards. To apply for the residency, one must have a sponsor who is locally established. Residency Visa in Dubai can be acquired :

  1. By purchasing a property: Investing in Property of more than 1 million Dirhams will make you eligible to apply for a residence permit through Property visa.
  2. By obtaining Employment with Dubai based company: Once you Secure a job in UAE, Your Employer will sponsor your residency visa.
  3. By opening a company in Dubai Setting up a business in one of the UAE’s Free Zones or through Department of Economic Development (DED) License will allow you to apply for residency visa as an Investor. These visas required renewal after every two or three years.

Expats having Residency Visas can sponsor their spouse, kids (below 18 years for boys and girl till she is unmarried) and Parents provided the specified criteria and steps are followed. Visa holders must enter UAE once in 180 days to maintain its validity.

UAE – An Attractive Investment Destination

UAE has always has been an investment-friendly destination offering an attractive investment environment to international companies that are looking to tap into the Gulf region. UAE ranked 16th in the global Ease of Doing Business for the year 2020, among 190 countries. The country has also developed world-class infrastructure in the form of top quality airports, hotels, public facilities and economic zones, which furthers its evolution as an international business destination. A robust existing framework in conjunction with new rules to facilitate the business environment will drive economic growth in the country.


Shweta Bhalla – Is the Director and Commercial Partnership at Flying Colour Business Setup Services. Flyingcolour is a leading business setup services company providing company incorporation services (Mainland / free zones / offshore) in UAE and other global jurisdictions like BVI / Hongkong / Singapore. Flyingcolour also has other services portfolio like trademark registration/bank account opening / serviced offices business centres/ real estate advisory / Accounting and bookkeeping. Company has 15 years of rich experience along with a team of more than 50 expert professional people.

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