The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship reported that the duration of the golden residence permit for the category of outstanding students (university) is 10 years, and the parents and dependent siblings of the student are granted a residence permit for the same period, if they reside in the country.
She stated that the golden residency enables brilliant students to bring their families, whenever the financial possibility is available to them, as the authority may grant the student's spouse and children a residence permit for the same period if the student has the solvency or the ability to support them, and provide them with housing in the state.
The authority confirmed on its website, in the section of Frequently Asked Questions, that according to Resolution No. 8 of 2021, the golden residency does not entitle its holder to obtain Emirati citizenship, noting that the golden residency holder enjoys several advantages, including granting the investor from outside the country a multiple-entry visa for a period of time. Six months, and he is given six months to study starting his projects in one of the Emirates, after completing the study of projects, and fulfilling the requirements of the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship.
Among the advantages is also changing the visa from a six-month visa to a golden residence for a period of 10 years, and if the holder of the golden residence is residing in the UAE, he will obtain a temporary visa for a period of one month, and he will be required to convert the temporary visa to a golden residence during this period, and he can reside and live in the Emirates Bringing his family (wife, children, and parents), whenever the required conditions are met, and owning projects in the field of public investments, such as real estate, trade and industry. Entrepreneurs who obtained golden residency can nominate three employees or partners in the project to obtain golden residency, while students can The geniuses who obtained golden residency from bringing their families, whenever they have the financial means.
She indicated that the categories covered by the Golden Residence Permit Resolution No. (8) 2021 are: investors in public investments within the country and from all over the world, entrepreneurs with experience in the field of entrepreneurship, owners of projects within the country and from all over the world, and talented people. Specialized students, researchers in various fields of science and knowledge within the country and from all over the world, and brilliant students with promising scientific capabilities within the country and from all over the world.
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