The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently made it easier for residents to obtain a visa. The new digital process is much faster and more convenient than the old paper-based system. Residents can now apply for a visa online, and they will receive a decision within 24 hours. This makes for excellent news as the UAE is a great place to live and work, and the new visa process makes it even easier for GCC residents to come and enjoy all that the country has to offer.
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The new visa process is also more affordable. The application fee is now AED 200, which is a significant reduction from the previous fee of AED 500.
The UAE is a popular destination for expats, and the new visa process is likely to make it even more attractive. The country offers a high standard of living, a stable economy, and a safe environment. In fact, it also one of the top places to work in the world. Read: UAE’s 5 Year Green Visa For Skilled Workers & Freelancers ; Everything You Need To Know
Visa Requirements For GCC Residents
In addition to the new digital visa process, the UAE also has a number of other visa requirements for GCC residents. These requirements include:
- A valid passport
- A valid visa for the UAE
- Proof of accommodation
- Proof of financial support
- A medical certificate
GCC residents who meet these requirements can apply for a visa at any UAE embassy or consulate. The application process is usually quick and easy.
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رحلة المتعامل لتمديد إذن الدخول من خلال الحساب الشخصي، والمؤسسات ومكاتب الطباعة.
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— Identity, Citizenship, Customs & Port Security UAE (@UAEICP) May 24, 2023
Here are some additional details about the new digital visa process:
- Residents can apply for a visa online at the UAE’s official website.
- The application process is quick and easy, and residents can usually receive a decision within 24 hours.
- The application fee is AED 200.
- Residents must provide a valid passport, a valid visa for the UAE, proof of accommodation, proof of financial support, and a medical certificate.
The new digital visa process is a great way for GCC residents to come and live and work in the UAE. The process is quick, easy, and affordable.