By Nihan Ashraf 17/01/2023

Everything About Dubai Golden Visa

The Golden visa is a long-term residency visa that allows international talents to live, work, or study in the UAE while receiving special benefits.

The Golden visa is available to investors, entrepreneurs, scientists, excellent students and graduates, humanitarian pioneers, and frontline heroes.

The requirements for the Golden visa vary depending on the type of residence, such as investor, talent, or entrepreneur.

If you invest in an investment fund, you may be awarded a Golden Visa for ten years without the need for a sponsor.

Investors in public investments

If you own a property or a group of properties, you may be given a Golden visa for 5 years, renewable on the same terms and without the need for a sponsor.

Real estate investors

If you own a technical or future economic initiative based on risk and innovation, you can acquire a 5-year Golden visa as an entrepreneur.


Outstanding specialised talents include: >doctors >scientists >creative people of culture and art >inventors

Outstanding specialised talents

>executives >specialists in scientific fields >athletes >doctoral degree holders and >specialists in the fields of engineering and science.

Outstanding foreign university students may be granted a Golden visa for a duration of ten years without the need for a sponsor.

Outstanding Students

With a recommendation from a competent authority, frontline heroes like those who fought the COVID-19 outbreak may receive the Golden visa.

Frontline heroes