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Golden Residency Visa

Requirements to apply for 10 year Residency Visa

  • Investors in public investments of at least AED 10 Million.

    (Note: From Sept 2022, instead of AED 10 Million, one would just need AED 2 Million)

  • A deposit of at least AED 10 Million in an investment fund inside the country.

  • Establishing a company in the UAE with a capital of not less than AED 10 Million.

  • Partnering in an existing or a new company with a share value of not less than AED 10 Million.

  • Having a total investment of not less than AED 10 Million in all areas mentioned, on condition that the investment in sectors other than real estate is not less than 60 percent of the total investment.


Granting a visa is subject to the following conditions:

  • The amount invested must not be loaned.

  • The investment should be retained for at least three years.

  • There should be a financial solvency up to AED 10 Million.

  • Visa can be extended to include business partners, on the condition that each partner contributes AED 10 Million.

  • The long-term visa can include the spouse and children, as well as one executive director and one advisor.

  • Investors from abroad may apply for a multiple-entry permit for a six-month period.

Ashish Dua
Consulting Corporation

Management Consultant – International Settlement

Any questions regarding settling abroad