UAE residents were expectant to see developments in new visa rules in UAE.

  1. The UAE has announced new visa rules in UAE and improvements with a humanitarian character.
  2. All employees, divorced, widowed, dependents and entrepreneurs get time support in transition times.

Below you will find all the specifics.

Employees, Divorced & Widowed after New Visa Rules in UAE

What happens if you lose your job or get divorced in the UAE?

  • Employees who lose their Jobs or divorced people will have 180 days to find a new job or solution to their non-visa status. This is 6 times more tan the 30 days available prior to the announcement of the measure.
  • Widows will also have 180 days to secure a visa to stay in the UAE or wrap up affairs in the jurisdiction before heading out or laying out a visa alternative to stay in the UAE.

Dependent’s Visas         

How long dependents can stay in the UAE?

  • Until the recent announcement, parents could only sponsor kids up to 18 years According to these new improvements, from now on they will be able to continue to do so up until they reach 25 years of age.
  • The UAE hence takes a humanitarian realistic stand in response to the needs of their residents.
  • As with every legal announcement loads rests to be said: timings for execution and In Rubert & Partners we will be blissful to report them as they unveil.

Green Business

Do you know the benefits of Green Visas following New Rules in UAE?

  • On the business side green visas will benefit entrepreneurs holding such visas to stay in the UAE during half a year on termination of their This may be covered under the new freelance scheme to be released.

Golden visa versus Green Visa – Differentiation

What’s the difference Golden Visa vs Green Visa?

  • Whereas the Golden Visa aims to protect skilled employees and investors supporting the UAE and contributing to the country during the difficult pandemic times, green visas target skilled workers, investors, entrepreneurs, outstanding students, and talented graduates and such visa will allow them to stay 180 days after their expiry.
  • In Rubert & Partners opinion this constitutes a reasonable improvement meeting the requirements of the UAE residents. Bravo UAE!

In Rubert & Partners we are constantly updating with the latest news or announcements on this topic, as there are important angles that require complementation. In the interim you may check out other important information if you are interested in the UAE. In this link you will be able to follow up a post about latest legal amendments in the UAE. Official sites are always of great insight such as the UAE Governmental Portal and information on visas and Emirates ID.

*This publication has informative character without intending to be legal advice.