UAE Golden Visa Policy Change Removes Minimum Down Payment Requirement for Property Owners

As countries tighten rules on Golden Visa programs, the UAE is making it easier to invest in real estate and get long-term residency. They’ve removed the need for a large initial payment that was required before for real estate investors aiming for the Golden Visa. What’s New with the UAE Golden Visa? Introduced in 2019,

Empowering Local Talent: Saudi Arabia Advances Saudization in Consulting Services

On March 25, Saudi Arabia took a significant step by moving into the second phase of a plan to increase jobs for its citizens in the consulting sector. This phase includes jobs in financial, engineering, health, and management consulting, covering 40% of such roles. This effort is part of the country’s larger goal to provide

Qatar announced New Residence Permit for Skilled individuals and Entrepreneurs.

Overview Qatar has introduced a new program offering a five-year residence permit to skilled professionals and entrepreneurs. This move aims to encourage talented individuals to live and work in Qatar, contributing to the country’s development. The program will start taking applications soon. The Initiative This initiative allows skilled individuals and entrepreneurs to become part of

Saudi Arabia Enhances Foreign Investor Status Under Nitaqat Saudization Program

Equal Status for Foreign Investors Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development has announced an update to the Nitaqat Saudization program. Foreign investors owning private businesses will now be treated as Saudi nationals in workforce calculations, aiming to foster a more inclusive business environment. Expanded Inclusivity Key Groups: Children of Saudi women with

Strategic Tips for Incorporating Your Business in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is on the brink of an exciting transformation, warmly inviting businesses to explore the vast opportunities within its expanding economy. The KSA’s strategic position in the global market, coupled with its Vision 2030 initiative aimed at diversifying its oil-dependent economy, presents unique opportunities for businesses looking to incorporate in the region. Understanding the

France’s 2024 Immigration Reform: Key Highlights and Impacts

On January 27, 2024, France introduced a major new immigration law that’s already in effect. This law marks a significant shift in how France manages immigration, focusing on integrating foreign nationals and addressing irregular migration with practical measures. What’s New in the Law? Here’s a concise overview of the major changes introduced: Opportunities for Healthcare

Strategic Regional Headquarters Establishment in Saudi Arabia – RHQ Setup Simplified with Northman & Sterling

We understand the complexities of establishing a Regional Headquarters (RHQ) in Saudi Arabia. At Northman & Sterling, we will guide you through each step of the process, ensuring a smooth and successful RHQ set up. Here’s how we navigate your RHQ establishment in KSA: 1. Eligibility & Pre-Qualification: Assessing Your Company’s Fit: We will analyze

How Do Digital Nomad Visas Shape the Future of Work?

A Digital Nomad Visa (DNV) enables individuals to legally work remotely while residing in a foreign country. It provides authorization for remote work during the stay, typically for longer durations than tourist visas. These visas are designed specifically for remote workers and freelancers who use telecommunications technologies to earn a living and conduct their lives

Saudi Arabia Premium Residency and UAE Golden Visa: Which is Better for Expats?

Both Gulf nations have cemented their status as regional hubs for business and innovation, but can the new Saudi visas live up to the potential and flexibility of the UAE’s 10-year Golden Visa? The UAE and, more recently, Saudi Arabia have opened up medium- to long-term visa opportunities for high net-worth individuals, investors, and talented