UAE Citizenship by Investment Programme
The UAE announced in January 2021 it intends to launch a citizenship by investment programme for selected investors and specialised professionals. The Golden Visa programme will allow foreign residents to establish dual citizenship if the specific requirements are met. We will provide more information once the programme has been finalised by the UAE government.
Investor Visa UAE
Launched in 2019 is a new investor visa for entrepreneurs and professionals in specific categories for the UAE. This grants a 10 year residency visa for those investing in a business.
The change allows full foreign ownership of companies in the UAE encouraging foreign investment. Previously full foreign ownership was allowed in the Free Trade Zone areas only.