Reside anywhere in the UAE
Low presence requirements
Fast-track application process
Real estate investment from AED1 million
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Introducing the United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is located at south east end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf. This sovereign absolute monarchy enjoys year round sunshine and very little rain. After years of infrastructure investment, the UAE become one of the most successful business hubs in the gulf region.

The ruling family are pro-business and operate a very favourable tax regime, with no income tax and very low VAT (5%). The UAE's economy is bolstered by a strong financial services industry and the wealth of natural resources in the country.

UAE Residency Benefits

  • Right to reside in the UAE
  • Only one visit every six months required
  • Family members included
  • Fast-track process from four weeks
  • No employment in UAE required
  • High standards of living
  • Year round sunshine, very little rain
  • Great business infrastructure
  • Pro-business policies
  • Favourable personal tax regimes
Capital city: Abu Dhabi
Languages: Arabic & English
Visa free countries: 121 (with citizenship)
Currency: UAE Dirham (AED)
Total area: 83,600 km²
Population: 9,157,000
Nearest country: Oman & Saudi Arabia
Time zone: UAE Standard Time (UTC+04:00)

Route to UAE Residency

Applicants must fulfil the following requirements:

Property Investment

Invest at least AED1,000,000 in real estate. This investment entitles applicants to an investor visa for two years that can be renewed if the investment is maintained.

Spouse, parents and children can be included in the application with same conditions. Parents of the applicant can also be included, though they will have a one year renewable visa.


The main applicant must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Purchase property worth at least AED1,000,000.
  • Meet the UAE Investor Visa program requirements.
  • Have valid travel documents.

This program is not a route to citizenship of the United Arab Emirates.

UAE Residency Application Process

  • Week 1

    Submit application.

  • Week 2

    Application is approved & residency permits are granted.

Contact us

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