His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has launched the ‘Golden Card’ scheme to grant permanent residency benefits to investors, entrepreneurs, specialised talents, researchers, and outstanding students.
From 15th July 2019 the dependents under the age of 18 will be exempted from visa fees during the summer season by Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA).
Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), has announced its offering facilities to obtain long term visas for its customers in a bid to attract and retain high calibre talent within the UAE.
The Indian community in the UAE gave warm welcome to India’s Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan in Dubai on Friday, the first union minister to visit the UAE since the new government took charge under Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the general elections in May.
The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDFRA) revealed more details about the 10-year Gold Card residency scheme.
The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (FAIC) has announced that effective from June 15, it has started issuing a one-year residence visa, renewable for a further year, to students on their parents’ sponsorship who have completed their university or high school study or reached 18 years of age. The FAIC clarified that visas for this category of people are issued only as of the date of their graduation from university or high school or when reaching the legal age in line with the integrated system of entry and residence visas approved by the UAE Cabinet in summer last year.
Sharjah’s first golden card visa has been granted on Monday to Lalu Samuel, Chairman and Managing Director of Kingston Holdings and Chairman of Sharjah Industry Business Group, which functions under the Sharjah Chamber
The UAE Government has announced granting long-term visas for the top 100 start-ups shaping the fourth industrial revolution.
In its efforts to support the goals of the UAE Government, Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), a key engine of economic diversification and leading source of foreign investment, is offering facilities to obtain long term visas for its customers