What are the UAE's new visa rules? 'Business Extra' explains

Job-seekers, entrepreneurs and real estate investors among those affected by one of the biggest overhauls to the visa residency system in years

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On Monday the UAE Cabinet announced one of the biggest overhauls to the UAE's visa system in years.

To explain the details, co-hosts Mustafa Alrawi and Kelsey Warner are joined by Haider Hussain, a partner at immigration consultancy Fragomen in the UAE.

They dig into the expansion of the popular golden visa programme; what the new green visa scheme is for high-skilled workers; and why it is now easier for job-seekers and investors to come in and out of the country.

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In this episode

UAE's major overhaul of the visa system (0m 15s)

Who can apply for Golden Visas now? (8m 06s)

Is UAE creating a competitive environment with the new system? (12m 49s)

A pathway away from employer sponsorship (16m 21s)

Updated: April 19, 2022, 3:58 PM