The UAE announces 4 options for residence visas

ahmed atef - | UAE

Are you a resident beginning your university career, or are you going to move to the UAE for additional education? Parents or educational institutions may sponsor a student in the United Arab Emirates.

Furthermore, depending on their category, exceptional students may sponsor themselves for a period of five or ten years.

This is a summary of every kind of visa that students in the Emirates can get.

supported by a learning institution

A visa sponsored by the recognized institution or college of study is available to international students. To expedite the procedure, students should get in touch with their university's student affairs offices.

Required documentation and costs

  • a current colored self-portrait against a white backdrop for the sponsored
  • a copy of your passport
  • A Medical Fit certificate that has been authorized by the relevant authorities
  • Application for Emirates ID
  • Health Insurance (Dubai, Abu Dhabi)
  • Permission to enter
  • A document from the college or institution that details the length of
  • the research

As per the Federal Authority for Citizenship, Identity, and Customs and On the website of Port Security (ICP), the service charges are:

  • Application costs: Dh 100
  • Fees for issuance: Dh100 for each individual and annually
  • Fee for e-Channel services: Dh 150

length of the visa

  • The student visa is valid for a year, however it can be extended with documentation from the relevant educational institution attesting to the continuation of studies.
  • ten-year stay
  • exceptional alumni from UAE universities
  • The government portal for the UAE states that college students in the
  • UAE citizens are eligible to receive a 10-year Golden visa if:
  • Not more than two years have passed after graduation.
  • The Ministry of Education must give the university an A or B class rating.
  • A university recommendation letter or an official diploma
  • a certification or an official transcript attesting to the student's
  • For class A universities, the cumulative GPA (CGPA) must be at least 3.5 and at least
  • more than 3.8 for universities in class B is submitted.
  • The candidate can visit the university website or get in touch with the administrative department to find out the categorization of the institution.
  • exceptional alumni from overseas colleges
  • Students attending overseas colleges may be eligible for a 10-year Golden visa, per the UAE official webpage, if they meet the following requirements:
  • The Ministry of Education has accredited the graduation certificate.
  • Not more than two years have passed after graduation.
  • The university is listed as one of the top 100 universities in the world by
  • the Ministry of Education's approved rating scheme
  • The pupil has a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5.
  • These guarantee that exceptional pupils can stay in the nation even after
  • Their research is over.
  • five-year stay

Students in high school

Students in high school can apply for a five-year Golden Visa if:

The student is a national topper, having completed secondary school in a public or private institution with a minimum grade of 95%.

The Ministry of Education (Emirates Schools Establishment) submits a recommendation letter.

The Golden Visa has a five-year expiration date, however it may be extended if the student is enrolled in a major or college in the nation that needs longer than five years for study.

Students can anticipate a quicker application procedure for Golden Visas in Dubai if they visit an Amer branch, a semi-government organization, after receiving clearance for their ICP nomination.

The Amer website states that a student's golden visa may cost Dh2978.90.

Service packages, such as "residence entry permit for graduates of accredited universities in UAE" for Dh350 and "residence permit for graduates of accredited universities in UAE" for Dh1250, are offered on the ICP website. Services for "residence for graduates of accredited universities outside UAE" and "residency visa for graduates of accredited universities outside UAE" were packaged together and cost Dh350 and Dh1250, respectively.

For Dh350 and Dh1250, respectively, service bundles are offered for the "residence entry permit for high school top ranked students in UAE" and the "residence permit for high school top ranked students in UAE."

student visa sponsored by parents

Parents can fund their children's studies. Until marriage, residents may finance a female child's study at any age.

However, male children under the age of 25 may be sponsored by foreign residents. Male children under 25 can only be sponsored by their parents if they can show that they attended a university for at least a year.

Is it possible for students to sponsor their families?

According to a representative from Amer, students who possess a Golden Visa can "extend the visa to their parents, spouses, and children without any prejudice.

In addition, foreign students may sponsor their parents "as long as they can afford it," according to Vice President, Prime Minister, and Dubai Ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. It is imperative, in WAM's opinion, that family members be able to afford decent accommodation.

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