UAE has offered 10-Year Golden Visa to students and Selected Immigrants and residents in the country.
This online news platform understands that the 10-year golden visa was also approved for graduates who have a minimum of 3.8-grade point average from UAE-accredited universities, specialists in Artificial Intelligence (AI), big data, virology, epidemiology and UAE-based physicians and engineers in the fields of computer science, electronics and programming, electricity and biotechnology.
The Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, and ruler of the Emirate of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, made this announcement in a series of tweets on Sunday.
Today, we approved granting the 10-year Golden Visa to all PhD holders in the UAE. Also, the Golden Visa will be granted to top graduates from UAE-accredited universities with a GPA of 3.8 and above.
— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) November 15, 2020
The golden visa residency was first announced in 2018 by the prime minister but started working in 2019.
It is a long-term residency programme in which top professionals are issued long-term visas.