UAE Remote Work Visa Program has launched a unique new program that enables overseas remote working professionals to live in Dubai while continuing to serve their employers in their home country.
“The global pandemic has changed how we live and work. As multinationals and leading start-ups across the world accelerate their rates of digital adoption, the need to be physically present to fulfil professional responsibilities has been redefined,” said His Excellency Helal Saeed Almarri, Director General, Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing.
We also approved a multiple entry tourist visa for all nationalities to strengthen the UAE’s status as a global economic capital. pic.twitter.com/gkQU6mFbS5
— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) March 21, 2021
Official Announcement here: Link
Eligibility of the UAE Work Visa Program:
- Passport with minimum 6 months validity
- Health insurance with UAE coverage validity
- Proof of Employment from current employer with a one-year contract validity, a minimum of US$5,000 per month salary, last month’s payslip and 3 preceding months’ bank statements
- If the applicant is a company owner: proof of ownership of company for one year or more, with an average monthly income of US$5,000 per month, and 3 preceding months’ bank statements
Applicants of this program may service in Dubai, under any of this job categorization telecoms, utilities, and schooling, enabling them to experience the distinctive lifestyle enjoyed by people of over 200 nationalities.
Applicants will also benefit from Dubai’s zero income tax for individuals.