Highly Skilled Residence Visa

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United Arab Emirates
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About

This visa is for specialized talents and researchers in the fields of science and knowledge such as doctors, specialists, scientists, inventors. The visa advantage extends to the spouse and children. All categories are required to have a valid employment contract in a specialized field of priority in the UAE.


This visa allows you to take residency in UAE for 10 Years.

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DURATION

120 months

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CITIZENSHIP

360 Month(s)

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FEES

N/A

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P. RESIDENCY

N/A

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COMPLEXITY

Low

Eligibility Requirements for Highly Skilled Residence Visa

11 Eligibility Requirements

  • Scientists must be accredited by Emirates Scientists Council or holders of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Medal for Scientific Excellence.
  • Inventors must obtain a patent of value, which adds to the UAE's economy. Patents must be approved by Ministry of Economy.
  • Executives must be owners of a leading and internationally recognized company or holders of a high academic achievement and position.
  • Doctors and specialists must meet at least two of the following conditions:
  • A Ph. D. degree from one of the top 500 universities in the world (refer to ICA for information).
  • Or an award or certificates of appreciation in the field of the applicant’s work.
  • Or, contribution to a major scientific research in the respective field of work.
  • Or, published articles or scientific books in distinguished publications in the respective field of work.
  • Or, membership in an organisation related to the field.
  • Or, a Ph. D. degree, in addition to 10-year professional experience in his field.
  • Or, specialization in areas of priority to the UAE.

Document Requirements for Highly Skilled Residence Visa

7 Document Required

  • Original and photocopy of passport.
  • Copies of proof of accreditation's, patent of value, high academic achievement, etc.
  • Copies of Health Insurance.
  • Copies of Medical Certificate.
  • Original and copies of Police Clearance Certificate.
  • 3 passport-size photos.
  • Copies of Bank Statement.

Cost of living

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