UAE’s Golden Visa: Benefits, Eligibility, Requirements & How to Apply

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Unveiling the Golden Visa’s Exclusive Benefits

The UAE Golden Visa provides its holders with a multitude of benefits:

  • Long-Term Residency: Enjoy a long-term residence visa valid for either 5 or 10 years, depending on your eligibility category.
  • Multiple Entries: Receive a six-month entry visa with multiple entries to facilitate residence issuance procedures.
  • Extended Absence: Unlike standard visas, the Golden Visa allows you to stay outside the UAE for extended periods without jeopardizing your residency status.
  • Family Sponsorship: Sponsor your family members, including your spouse and children of any age, to reside in the UAE alongside you.
  • Domestic Help Sponsorship: Benefit from sponsoring an unlimited number of domestic helpers to assist with your household needs.
  • Family Continuity: Even in the unfortunate event of the primary Golden Visa holder’s passing, family members can still remain in the UAE until their visa expires.

Eligibility for the UAE Golden Visa

The UAE Golden Visa program caters to a diverse range of individuals, including:

  • Investors: Real estate investors purchasing property worth a minimum of AED 2 million or public investors with an investment of AED 2 million in an approved UAE investment fund.
  • Entrepreneurs: Individuals who establish innovative and technically-advanced economic projects with a minimum value of AED 500,000.
  • Exceptional Talents: Highly skilled professionals in various fields, including doctors, scientists, engineers, athletes, and creative individuals in the arts and culture sectors.
  • Students: Outstanding students with exceptional academic achievements at the high school or university level.
  • Executives: Executive directors with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, 5 years of experience in a similar position, and a salary exceeding AED 50,000 per month.

Golden Visa Application Requirements: A Breakdown

The specific requirements for obtaining a Golden Visa depend on your chosen eligibility category. Here’s a breakdown of some common requirements:

Real Estate Investors:

  • Proof of property purchase valued at AED 2 million or more in the UAE.
  • Purchase completed, off-plan, or financed properties through approved real estate companies.

Public Investors:

  • Letter from an accredited UAE investment fund confirming a minimum investment of AED 2 million.
  • Valid commercial or industrial license with a memorandum of association demonstrating an investment capital of at least AED 2 million.
  • Proof of annual government tax payments exceeding AED 250,000.


  • Approval letter from a UAE auditor verifying a project value of no less than AED 500,000.
  • Letter from the emirate’s authorities confirming the project’s innovative and technical nature.
  • Approval from an accredited UAE business incubator to establish the proposed project.

Other Categories:

Requirements for doctors, scientists, inventors, athletes, and creative individuals typically involve recommendation letters or certifications from relevant authorities in the UAE, attesting to their achievements or expertise.

Navigating the Golden Visa Application Process

The Golden Visa application process can involve various steps and documentation. For a smooth and efficient experience, consider consulting DKV International Real Estate. Our team of experts can guide you through the application process, ensuring you meet all the necessary requirements and maximize your chances of success.

Unlocking Your Future in the UAE with DKV

The UAE Golden Visa program offers a compelling pathway to establish yourself in the dynamic and vibrant Emirates. Whether you’re an investor, entrepreneur, skilled professional, or a high-achieving student, the Golden Visa can unlock a world of opportunities.

Contact DKV International Real Estate today and let our experienced team assist you with your Golden Visa application. We will help you navigate the process seamlessly and pave the way for your successful residency

We will help you navigate the process seamlessly and pave the way for your successful residency.

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