3 visas possibilities for living in the UAE without a job

Ahmed Moawad - | UAE

According to the new procedure approved by the UAE Cabinet, the government provides a number of procedures and provisions related to the residence of foreigners on its lands. These procedures enable residents of the Emirates to obtain the Emirates ID card, sponsor their families, and buy a house. The latest decision allows residents to enter the Emirates even if they are not They work on it.

3 options for residence visas in the uae for residents without work

The United Arab Emirates offers 3 types of residence visas in the uae. These visas, of course, allow residents in the uae to obtain self-sponsored residence visas, and in no way require that you have a job or work in the country.

3 visas that allow you to live in the UAE without working

According to the executive regulations approved by the UAE Cabinet, which are the decisions related to the new law for the entry and residence of foreigners on its territory, the law also allows the possibility of converting an entry visa into a residence permit without the need to leave the country and thus after paying the prescribed fees instead of leaving.

A foreign resident in the UAE may obtain a residence permit in the country without working, according to a number of categories, and according to 3 types of visas that allow residents to live in the UAE without working, which are as follows:

  • First: a one-year remote work visa

This visa enables you to live in the UAE and work remotely, and obtain a virtual self-sponsored work visa, which is suitable for people working outside the UAE, and this visa is valid for one year.

This residence visa also allows workers to sponsor their family members in Al-Dallah, but this visa requires a number of conditions, which are as follows:

  • Evidence proving you work remotely for an organisation outside of the UAE.
  • Earn a monthly salary of $3,500 (AED 12,853) - or the equivalent in another currency.
  • A valid passport for at least six months.
  • Current health insurance that covers your stay in the UAE.

Second: Real estate investor visa for two or 10 years

This visa depends on the size of your investments in the UAE, and enables you to obtain a self-sponsored visa for a period of up to two years. You can also, if you have huge investments in the uae, apply for a golden visa for a period of 10 years.

This visa requires that you own a property in the UAE whose financial value does not exceed 750,000 thousand UAE dirhams, or also if you and your wife own a property of the same value.

While those who have huge investments exceeding 2 million UAE dirhams can obtain a golden residency visa in the Ghamraita country, for a full 10 years, renewable.

Third: Retirement visa in the UAE for 5 years

This visa enables expatriates in the Gulf State who are over 55 years of age to obtain a non-work residence visa for a period of up to 5 years.

However, to obtain this visa, it is required to work for a period of no less than 15 years inside or outside the country, and the age of the applicant for a retirement visa in the UAE must be 55 years or more.

In addition to the need to own real estate whose financial value does not exceed 1 million UAE dirhams, or savings in a bank equal to the same amount, or even if your monthly income in the country is equal to 20,000 UAE dirhams or more, along with submitting a bank statement proving this amount to another. 6 months.

Advantages of free residency in the uae

One of the most important advantages of free residency in the Emirates is that it allows its holder to work in any field he desires, without being restricted to a specific job in the Emirates, and the labor market becomes available for him to work in any field he desires.

The UAE government sets a number of requirements, including the necessity of passing medical examinations to ensure that the expatriate does not carry any infectious diseases.

This residency requires the need to present a valid work contract to obtain it, and it is in contrast to the residence visa without work in the Emirates, which we are showing you in this article, which enables the foreigner to stay for 60 days from the date of the country until the procedures are completed, whether he works remotely or on a loan. He aspires to buy a property or invest.

Issuing a virtual work visa

This visa grants the foreign expatriate who works remotely a residence visa in the country without working, and this visa allows him to remain in the UAE for a period of 60 days from the date of entry, until the necessary procedures for obtaining residency are completed.

This service can be performed either through the official website of the Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs, and Port Security, or by visiting the nearest Amer service center, submitting the application fulfilling all the required conditions and documents, and paying the service fees.

The cost of the service is 200 dirhams to obtain a virtual work visa, in addition to a fee within the country of 500 dirhams, 10 dirhams for knowledge, and 10 dirhams for innovation.

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