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

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