In the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a range of visa options is available to provide individuals with the opportunity to live and work or simply reside in the country.
These visas come in different forms, including self-sponsored residence visas.
UAE Retirement Visa
Age Requirement: Individuals aged 55 and above who have retired can apply for this visa.
Visa Duration: The UAE Retirement Visa offers a five-year validity period.
Financial Criteria: Applicants must demonstrate assets worth Dh1 million, savings of Dh1 million, or a monthly salary of Dh20,000.
Documentation: As part of the application process, candidates are required to submit their last six months’ bank statements.
Remote Work Visa
Description: The Remote Work Visa is designed for those seeking self-sponsored virtual work opportunities in the UAE, valid for one year.
International Work: This visa also permits individuals working outside the UAE to live in the country and potentially sponsor their families.
Eligibility: To apply, applicants must prove that they work online from outside the UAE, earn Dh12,853 (or equivalent), possess valid health insurance, and maintain a passport with at least six months’ validity.
These new visa options offer a variety of opportunities for individuals looking to live and work in the UAE, catering to both retirees and remote workers.