Residence Permits

Experience a comfortable stay during your time in UAE.

If you are a foreigner who wants to invest or work in UAE, you need a residency permit to stay for a longer period in the country. We assist with the issuance of Residence Permits for up to 2 years depending on the purpose of stay and the emirate you are applying in.

What are the benefits you may expect with a Residence Permit?

Extended Stay

With a UAE Residence Permit, you can enjoy an extended stay in the country, typically for a duration of two or more years.

Work Opportunities

Holding a Residence Permit opens doors to various job opportunities in the UAE. You can legally work for an employer, contributing to the country's thriving economy.

Residency for Dependents

The Residence Permit enables you to sponsor your family members, including your spouse, children, and parents, to live with you in UAE.

Access to Essential Services

As a Residence Permit holder, you gain access to opening a bank account, obtaining a driver's license, and accessing healthcare facilities with greater ease.

Investment Opportunities

The Residence permit facilitates investors and entrepreneurs simplifying business setups in UAE and favorable taxation policies.

Freedom of Travel

The Residence Permit acts as a gateway for easier regional exploration, providing visa-free or visa-on-arrival travel to several countries.

What are the documents required to support the issuance of Residency Permits?

A valid passport with at least six months’ validity from the date of application.

2 passport-sized photographs with a white background are required.

A completed application form for the residency permit which you can obtain from the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) or relevant authorities.

A copy of your entry visa to the UAE

An official offer letter or employment contract from the sponsoring employer in the UAE.

Proof of you have passed a medical fitness test
Health Insurance: Some emirates may require proof of health insurance coverage during your stay.

You’ll need to apply for an Emirates ID card, which is an identity card for UAE residents.

A tenancy contract legally representing your place of stay in the country.

Some emirates may require a police clearance certificate from your home country or any previous country of residence.

A valid work/labor contract and copies of the company’s licenses required.

Bank statements showing proof of sufficient funds to support yourself or your dependents during your stay in the UAE.

Educational certificates and degrees, especially if you are applying for a work visa or a visa through a dependent’s sponsorship (e.g., spouse or child).

Family Residence Permits

Create a better life together with your beloved family

As a foreign national residing in the UAE on a Residence Visa, you have the option to bring your dependents using a UAE Family Residency Permit for Long term in the country. It allows the family members of a UAE resident (sponsor) to reside in the country legally throughout the permit's validity.

Family members eligible for sponsorship include spouses, children, and sometimes parents, depending on the sponsor's visa type and income.

Arabian family at home

Documents Required for Family Residency Permit

To apply for a UAE family residency permit, you will need to provide the following documents

Completed UAE Family Residency Permit Application Form

Passport copies of the family members being sponsored

Passport-size photographs of the family members being sponsored

Medical clearance certificates for family members over the age of 18

Copy of the sponsor's employment contract or company contract

Proof of the sponsor's monthly salary

Legalized marriage certificate (if sponsoring a spouse)

Proof of accommodation in the UAE, such as the registered tenancy contract

The latest utility bill as additional proof of residence

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