GDFRA, Dubai Tourism signs agreement to issue special visas, residency permits

Daijiworld Media Network- Dubai

Dubai, Jan 14: A strategic partnership agreement was signed between the general directorate of residency and foreigners affairs - Dubai (GDFRA-Dubai) and the department of tourism and commerce marketing (Dubai tourism) that will promote online services and platforms designed to facilitate residency permits for various investor programmes and special visas. These include the ‘Distinguished Guests and the Virtual Working’ programmes, ‘Golden Visas’ for investors, and retirement visas.

The partnership agreement will facilitate the issuance of residency permits for investors, entrepreneurs, and retirees. It also covers processes like application assessment procedures.'

The two entities will collaborate online services and provide useful links to various services, along with the necessary authorization. It will further facilitate people to apply for these special residency permits, in addition to online access to the data of the applicant. It would further cooperate in providing technical support to these online platforms and services. They will work closely to market the programmes covered by the agreement, and will provide information and services that are necessary to issue residency permits and visas. They will also implement joint activities, including marketing programmes, and share expertise and best practices.

The agreement also covers cruise ships and yachts which facilitates entry and exit procedures for crews and passengers.

“GDRFA-Dubai and Dubai Tourism will have additional discussions to better understand the needs of cruise ship and yacht owners,” a Dubai Tourism Press release said.


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    Fri, Jan 15 2021

    Can you please tell me which documents i need to obtain UAE RESIDENCE VISA And what is the process

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