Dubai: With the new visa reform that came into force in the UAE from Monday, more people are set to get golden visas. The minimum monthly salary threshold for professionals required to obtain a golden visa has been reduced from Dh50,000 to Dh30,000 in the new rule. This will pave the way for many professionals in the fields of medicine, sciences and engineering, information technology, business and administration, education, law, culture and social sciences to get a golden visa. Meanwhile applicants are required to have a valid employment contract in the UAE.
Investors are also allowed to get a long-term visa if they purchase a property worth at least Dh20 lakh, albeit with a loan from local banks. Off-plan properties purchased before construction from approved local real estate companies will also be considered in this manner. This will also create a golden visa situation for more people. According to the new rules, golden visa holders can sponsor children regardless of age. The limit on the number of auxiliary workers who can be sponsored has also been waived. The new law also states that length of time spent outside the UAE will not be considered for visa validity. Earlier there was a requirement to enter the UAE at least once in six months. It is estimated that this new reform will greatly increase the number of golden visa holders.
The new system will make it easier for expats, investors and visitors to get visas. The changes are aimed at attracting more people to the UAE. The measure will simplify and coordinate visa procedures and introduce new visas.
Grace period change will be a relief
Dubai: According to the new visa rules, Grace Peae’s visa has expired. The change in Riyadh will bring comfort to the expatriates. Expatriates cannot leave the country after their residency visa has expired. There was a 30-day grace period to apply for another visa. . A flexible grace period of up to six months will be available under the new rules. It is said in However, it is not clear whether this applies to all visas. Longer grace period is new for expats It will also be very useful for finding a job.