The UAE announces new conditions for residency in the country

ahmed atef - | Arab News

According to a report by the digital government, a student can live in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in order to pursue their studies, provided that one of his parents, who is an official resident of the nation, or another recognized university or college, is guaranteed admission.

Additionally, the nation grants exceptional pupils a golden resident visa good for ten years.

The student visa is valid for one year only

According to her, a student's visa is only valid for a year, but it can be extended for an additional year with documentation from one of the UAE's higher education institutions attesting to the student's continuous enrollment in classes.

Student visa

it mentioned that till the age of 25, male offspring of foreign residents can be sponsored. Therefore, parents can continue to provide their children a "student visa" regardless of age, and male students over 25 can continue to live with them for at least a year as long as they can show written proof of their admission to a higher education institution.

Conditions for obtaining a student visa

it went over the prerequisites for getting a student visa, which include submitting the following: a certificate from the university or other educational establishment that details the length of study, along with any additional requirements mentioned in the general guidelines for the residence visa.

it made the point that international students attending universities in the United Arab Emirates may invite their family to live with them if they can afford to do so and can provide suitable housing. The goal of this phase is to provide pupils with stability and moral support.

Golden residence permit

A number of categories are granted the Golden residence permit by the state, such as "bright students." Additionally, students in high school who have achieved a high ranking at the state level (with an estimate of at least 95% in a public or private high school) may be eligible to apply for a five-year residence visa without the need for a guarantor, provided they submit a recommendation letter from the Ministry of Education (Emirates Education Foundation). If the student is still enrolled in one of the nation's universities and needs more time to study, their residence permit may be renewed.

The following conditions must be met in order for exceptional Emirati university students to be granted a 10-year residence visa without the need for a guarantor: the university must be classified as either (A) or (B) in accordance with the Ministry of Education's approved classification; additionally, the student must have passed no later than two years after graduation and have a letter of recommendation from the university or a graduation certificate indicating that their cumulative GPA is not less than 3.5 in universities classified as A or 3.8 in universities classified B.

It is important to note that the golden visa permits certain foreign nationals who are already living in the UAE or who intend to visit to live there permanently. This allows them to live, work, invest, and study there without the requirement for a host or guarantor and to take advantage of special perks. Investors, entrepreneurs, talents, scientists and specialists, early learners and grads, humanitarian entrepreneurs, and the first line of defense are among the visa categories.

Male students who are over 25 years old and have documentation of admission to a higher education institution in writing can maintain their family residence.

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