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Four categories eligible for "golden residency" in the UAE.. Get to know them
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The Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi confirmed that there are four main categories that are currently eligible for golden residency in the UAE

The Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi confirmed that there are four main categories currently eligible for golden residency in the emirate: investors, entrepreneurs, students, and special talents, with the aim of strengthening the emirate's position as one of the most open and diversified destinations in the world.

The Executive Director of the Executive Affairs Office in the department, Sameh Al Qubaisi, said that some priority business sectors have been identified for granting golden residency in the emirate, including: developing sectors such as financial services, information technology, communications, and medical services, in addition to the organic pharmaceutical industry and agricultural technology, and tourism.

Al Qubaisi explained that the validity period of the golden residency is up to 10 years, renewable automatically, indicating that the golden residency provides the opportunity to live and establish business in Abu Dhabi without a sponsor, as it was not possible, before the launch of the golden residency program, to obtain the benefits without a sponsor.