All About The New UAE Advanced Visa System

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 06 September 2022
All About The New UAE Advanced Visa System
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The trial run of the new Advanced Visa System, will come into effect starting 3rd October, 2022. The latest batch of services were launched during a ceremony held at Emirates Palace, in the presence of the ICP Chairman, Ali Mohammed bin Hammad Al Shamsi, as well as the Authority’s executives and officials and a number of its partners.

The Advanced Visa System comprises many residency types and the addition of new ones to cover all segments of investors, entrepreneurs, scientists, specialists, high-achieving students and graduates, humanitarian pioneers, frontline workers and skilled labour in all fields, in addition to streamlining procedures, he added.

The new system offers many facilities, including the renewable 5-year Green Residence visa, which offers many advantages, such as enabling the holder to easily issue residence permits for family members and flexible grace periods of up to six months after expiry or cancellation of residence visa.

The Advanced Visa System offers new advantages to Golden Visa holders, which include the visa remaining valid regardless of how much time the holder spends outside the UAE, removing the limit on the number of sponsored domestic labourers, in addition to enabling family members to stay in the country during the visa's validity period even after the sponsor (holder of the golden visa) dies.

The new visa system allows entry into the country for an array of purposes with flexible visit periods and easy renewal for up to one year, without a sponsor requirement, enabling visitors and job seekers to achieve their ambitions.