In the latest update to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) visa system, the UAE Cabinet has approved the highly anticipated long-term visa for investors, entrepreneurs, specialized talents, researchers in the fields of science and knowledge and outstanding students.

The purpose of the new visa will be to encourage investment within the UAE as well as to encourage the growth of business and to maintain the position of the UAE as an investment and business orientated environment by supplementing and growing the vital areas of the economy. Read more on eligibility and requirements here. 

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The new 10-year visa policy is a landmark decision that has been welcomed by residents and investors throughout the UAE. It will undoubtedly bring new investment to and allow for more opportunities within the UAE. Given the various requirements to be fulfilled before a person may qualify for such visas, applicants may feel a certain degree of uncertainty as to whether they qualify or regarding the application process itself. BSA can assist with any queries pertaining to long-term visas and the application process.

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