ADAM Global – Stay Longer in the UAE with an Investor Visa

ADAM Global is a name trusted since 2002 for investors and Companies like your from all over the world to set up, scale & expand their business in the Middle East and specifically the United Arab Emirates. We put your ambitions at the center of everything we do and hold your hand throughout your business journey.

Overview on UAE Investor Visa

The UAE in general and with a  particular focus on  Dubai , has a lot of benefits , and depending on the intent of moving here, you would fundamentally be able to enjoy certain advantages  regardless if you are an investor, an entrepreneurs or an employed worker.

Lets have a quick overview on why you should think about getting an investor visa in the UAE.

Any foreign investor would always evaluate the options a foreign country has to offer and to have favorable conditions for doing business (entrepreneur), high income from work (employee hired), a chance to live in a wealthy, stable and secure country, and access to good real estate (purchaser of real estate).

Why to Apply for an Investor Visa in the UAE ?

Business people who have chosen to conduct business within the UAE can enjoy incredible financial benefits. The truth is that the standard of living of the populace of this nation, with rising tourism that flows into the UAE, is extremely high, subsequently, with the correct approach to commercial activities, one can expect excellent benefits within the UAE. The UAE is a tax-exempt locale so that outside individuals in trade can get tremendous points of interest over competitors from other purviews.

  • Authorization to work and live in the UAE
  • Liberal and flexible visa and immigration policies
  • Inclusion to contribute to economic growth
  • Luxururios lifestyle and unparalleled benefits
  • Stable, secure and safe business environments
  • Strategic geographical location
  • Incredible Financial Benefits

What are the type of UAE Investor Visa?

Many expats and foreign investors prefer the United \Arab Emirates as it bring quite exciting prospects. If you are committing to a financial investment in the UAE, the investor visa will allow you and your family to  remain here. Quite recently, the UAE announced in 2018 its 5 – 10 year visa scheme for wealthy investors as well as entrepreneurs with a minimum investment requirement of AED 5 Million to AED 10 Million respectively.

There are currently 3 types of investor visa that can be applied in the UAE

3 Year Investor Visa 5 year Investor Visa 10 year Investor Visa
Share / Capital AED 70,000 and above shares in company Invest in property with gross worth of AED 5 Million or invest AED 500,000 in business projects Setup a company with min capital of AED 10 Million or
Partner in a business with a min share value of AED 10 Million
Deposit AED 10,000 refundable with from authorities. N/A AED 10 Millions in investment fund inside the country
Other conditions If Shares are less then 70,000 a security deposit of AED 20,000 is required. Approval from accredited business incubator required for investments into business projects.
Real estate investment cannot be via mortgage or loan.
Real estate or business project must be retained for a min. period of 3 years

What are the advantages you get with a Investor Visa in Dubai or UAE?

An investor visa in the UAE potentially allows you to enter and exit the country as well as conduct commercial activities. The UAE or Dubai Investor visa in particular comes exciting benefits including;

  • 100% repatriation of profits and investment
  • You will not be paying any sort of corporate tax
  • Ability to extend of visa for a longer period of time
  • Ability to recruit international workforce for your business
  • UAE Investor Visa makes it convenient to apply for a residence permit
  • Ease of opening a bank account in the UAE
  • Eligibility to hold an Emirates ID

What are the Fees required for a UAE or Dubai Investor Visa ?

Fees Involved in issuance for UAE or Dubai Investor Visa

Description Fee
Entry Permit Application for Dubai Investor Visa AED 360
Issuance of Visa from within the UAE AED 680
Visa Position Amendment AED 510
Fee for Medical AED 300
Issuance of Emirates ID (EID) for 3 years AED 370
Stamping of Visa in Passport for 3 years AED 760

What are the documents I require for a Dubai or UAE investor Visa

Usually you will first need to apply for a visit visa to the UAE to as your physically presence needs to be verified , this is done through your UID (Unique Identification Number) .

The Documents that you would require for a UAE visit visa include the following:

  • Passport Copy
  • Passport size photographs for application
  • Copy of Memorandum of Association (for LLC)
  • Copy of the Trade Licence
  • Partner’s List (for LLC)
  • Copy of Service Agent Contract (for a professional license)
  • Copy of Partnership Contract (for a professional license)
  • Emirates ID of other partners
  • Immigration Establishment Card copy
  • Bank Statement for last 6 months
  • Typed application for your medical

How can ADAM Global help me in obtaining an Investor Visa?

ADAM Global puts your ambitions at the center of everything we do. We do not just help you process or obtain your visa but provide complete guidance and advisory on achieving your business and investment goals. This client approach has set us apart from the rest since over the past 2 decades as a pioneer in  UAE based business service.

When it comes to your Dubai or UAE investor visa we provide services including but not limited to :

  • Visa application process
  • Visa stamping
  • Visa renewal
  • Visa cancellation
  • Visa extension
  • Tracking visa proceedings

Frequently Asked Questions

You should account for a minimum total cost including processing, admin and government expenses of no less then AED 9000 or USD 2500. This amount is just a rough estimate and depends on your individual case and for which type of Investor Visa you are applying.
To be eligible for a 10 year visa in the UAE you must have a min capital of AED 10 Million . Once you receive your 10 year UAE visa , your family members can also be granted with the same.
Yes. You can absolutely work on an Investor Visa as this visa grants you the right to conduct commercial activities in the UAE
The UAE has allowed recently with the launch of the UAE Gold Card, long-term residency for investors and exceptional talents in the field of medicine, engineering and science.
All long term visas issued in the UAE entitle you to a residence permit or the right to stay in the UAE for the validity of your visa. This includes Employment, Investor/Partner , Maid and Family \Visas
The UAE Gold Card is another name for the new initiative launched by the UAE Government on May 21st 2018 to issue 10 years visa to business owners , talents and investors to reside and work in the UAE without the need of a sponsor and with 100 % foreign ownership of their business.

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