Visa Assistance: Visa is widely considered to be an official symbol or stamp on one’s passport which allows a person to enter a country and perform such function with regards to the nature of the visa issued by him. There are different types of visas issued in the UAE depending on the purpose of issuance of such visas. Visas could be issued either on arrival in the UAE or it could be a pre-applied visa depending on varying circumstances or requirements.
Munshi Atik Chartered Accountants (formerly Enterprise House Chartered Accountants) can assist you with applying for, processing and getting your visa to work, conduct business or employ people in the UAE. The type of visa you need and the documents you’ll have to submit will depend upon your purpose of entry to the UAE. Setting up a company in the UAE and obtaining visas for that is the best way for expat investors to settle here.
We, at Munshi Atik Chartered Accountants (formerly Enterprise House Chartered Accountants), will help you figure out what type of permit fits you, your family and your team. We’ll assist you in obtaining the visa assistance and also provide you with other needed support.
Visa is an official document stamp on your passport, which allows you to enter or stay in a particular country for a specific period of time. Under UAE Law, there are different types of visas available. Type of visa depends on the entry purpose of the visitor. Any visitor coming to UAE requires a valid tourist visa. The visa can be either in the form of a visa on arrival or a pre-applied tourist visa depending upon your nationality or the passport you are holding.
UAE Residence visa is mandatory for all other nationalities to enable them to stay for long in UAE. There are various Visa options available to opt for. Setting up a company in UAE and obtaining visas under the company is the easiest way to settle in UAE for foreign investors.
Explore the below visa options and reach out to our expert Business Consultants, we are here to assist you in UAE Residence Visa processing and allied business support services.
The different kinds of visas issued in the UAE are:
This visa is issued to persons who make certain investments in the UAE. Some of the documents required to issue an investor visa are:
- Copy of Passport.
- Passport size photo.
- Copy of Memorandum of Association (in case an LLC).
- Trade License Copy.
- Partners List (incase an LLC).
- Copy of Service Agent Contract (in case a Professional License).
- Bank Statements (last six months statement if the company is old).
This visa is issued to foreign nationals to work in the UAE for a specified period of time. Some of the documents required to issue an employment visa are:
· Offer Letter.
· Copy of Passport.
· If inside country Current Visa copy (Visit or Cancelled Visa)
· Passport size photo.
· Attested Degree Certificate (If applicable).
This visa is issued to those persons who wish to enter the country for tourism purposes. Depending on your plan of travel, visit visas can be issued for 30 days or 90 days for single or multi entries. Some of the documents required to issue a tourist visa are:
· Copy of Passport.
· Passport size photo.
This visa is issued for the purposes of sponsoring parents, spouse, and children. Some of the documents required to issue such of visa are:
- Passport Copies of Wife and children.
- Photographs of each sponsored person.
- Sponsor’s passport and Emirates ID.
- Original Marriage Certificate – attested from UAE Embassy and home country (applicable for spouse)
- Original Birth Certificate (for child) attested from UAE Embassy in Home Country and Foreign Affairs in UAE.
- Original Ejari Certificate & Electricity Bill.
- Six months Bank Statement.
Remote working visa-
With an intention to attract talents and expertise from all around the globe, the government of UAE has introduced a new remote working visa scheme to enable people to work remotely from the UAE. This visa which is issued for one year all expats to the country and work under self-sponsorship which shall be in connection with the terms and conditions issued with the visa.
10-year golden visa-
In addition to the aforesaid visas, the UAE government has issued a 10-year Golden visa in case you invest least AED 10 million in the public sector and/or if you are a person with a specialized talent, such as a doctor, scientist, inventor, specialist, or of special talent in the field of culture and art.
Retirement visa for UAE residents-
This visa has been introduced by the UAE government wherein retired residents over the age of 55 can get long term residence visas for a period of 5 years. Such visas could be renewed in case the eligibility criterions are met.
This visa is issued to expatriate students who are atleast 18 years of age who is a university or college student studying in the UAE. Further the UAE government has approved to grant a five-year visa to outstanding students who have graduated with a grade of atleast 95% from secondary schools whether private or public and where university students have graduated with a distinctive GPA of atleast 3.75 from universities within and outside the country.
Thus we at Munshi Atik Chartered Accountants (formerly Enterprise House Chartered Accountants) have a well experienced team who would be glad in assisting you in securing your visas to the UAE without any hassle or difficulty.