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Maintaining Golden Visa

Maintaining Golden Residency UAE

The UAE Golden Visa, which is issued for 10 years, can be maintained for the entire 10-year period, provided that certain conditions are met. 

Specifically, to maintain UAE Golden visa, the holders

  • Must be able to support themselves and their family members, who are sponsored by them, throughout the period of their residency
  • They must, also, maintain valid health insurance, throughout the entire period
  • And, depending on the category of the Golden visa, they may have to continue to fulfill the conditions, in full or in part, which qualified them for the Golden Residence Permit, at the outset

In general, the ICA, which is the UAE governing Authority over such matters, may issue decisions, setting out specific conditions, required for Golden Residency holders to continue to maintain their residency,

This is in line with Article 4 of the Annex to the UAE Cabinet Resolution No. 65 of 2022. And the corresponding regulations

Golden Visa UAE Benefits - FAQ

  • The holder must be able to support themselves and their family members, who are sponsored by them
  • They must maintain valid health insurance,
  • And, depending on the Golden Visa category, they may have to continue to fulfill the conditions, in full or in part.

Yes. The dependent family members’ of Golden Visa will continue to remain valid until permit expiration period.

No. There is no requirement to visit the UAE, every 6 months as compared to types of residencies.

The Golden Visa UAE is issued for 10 years and renewable for the same period of time.

Yes. Golden Visa holders can in fact start a business, work and even invest in the UAE.