How To Live In Dubai Permanently?
- Anthony Watkins
Permanent Residency and Citizenship – Expats who are planning to relocate to Dubai will be disappointed to learn that foreigners are not eligible for permanent residency or citizenship in the UAE. To be able to stay in the nation forever, you will need to continuously renewing your temporary residence visa every two to three years and maintaining compliance with the conditions.
At the moment, the only people who are eligible to receive a passport in the UAE are those who were born to a biological father who already possessed citizenship in the nation. Within three months after their birth, children of expats who were born in Dubai will be required to submit an application for temporary residency through their parents.
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Can a foreigner live in Dubai permanently?
A significant number of people from other countries are considering making an application to become residents of Dubai. If an employer is willing to sponsor a worker, it will be possible to gain residence in Dubai or any other emirate in the United Arab Emirates in 2022.
|Temporary residence permit types||For: – employment, – family, – domestic workers|
|Time needed to obtain the temporary residence permit (approx.)||Around 3 days|
|Temporary residence permit validity||1, 2, 3, 5 or 10 years, depending on the purpose of the visa|
|Documents for obtaining temporary residence||– valid passport, – entry visa, – proof of sponsorship, – medical test, – health insurance, – marriage/birth certificates|
|Mandatory registrations with state authorities (i.e. with the population/municipality register)||No|
|Dependents can join the temporary permit holder (Yes/No)||Yes, under shonsorship|
|Temporary or permanent residency for investment purposes||By starting a company or investing at least AED 10 million|
|Type of investments available for residency purposes||Investment in residential property, existing company, retirement plans|
|Minimum investment amount||AED 1 million|
|Minimum temporary residence before applying for permanent residence||At least 2 years|
|Residency for individuals married to a citizen of UAE||Through sponsorship|
|Documents for obtaining permanent residence||– valid passport, – proof of temporary residence permit, entry visa, sponsorship|
|Naturalization requirements||– Arabic proficiency, – clear criminal record, – legal source of income|
|Citizenship after permanent residence||After living for 10 years in UAE|
|After living for 10 years in UAE||Yes|
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How can a foreigner live in Dubai?
Investor Visa: This kind of residency visa is available to non-Dubai nationals who either start a business or invest in a firm already operating in Dubai’s mainland or one of the free zones. Investors who either have shares in an existing company that are worth at least 72,000 AED or who are starting a firm with a capital investment that is worth at least that amount are eligible to apply for this visa.