Residency Visa

Residency Visa

A general term for a visa allowing a person to live in a country, either on a temporary or permanent basis. A residency visa permits one to work while living in the country issuing the visa. A residency visa may be a step on the way to gaining citizenship in a country. See also: Green Card.
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The defendant met a Syrian woman and an Egyptian man, who introduced him to a 36-year-old Emirati public relations officer, who agreed to help the Iranian get a residency visa for Dh85,000.
However, if you are a married woman you may have a UAE residence visa provided your husband is eligible to sponsor your residency visa in the UAE.
The businessman's wife and two children also received the long-term residency visa.
Dubai-based Emaar Properties earlier this year offered three-year renewable business licence from the DMCC and renewable residency visa to customers on the payment of only 20 per cent of the apartment price.
However, the rule will apply only to Indians who are already residency visa holders of the United Kingdom or the European Union.
The gold cardholders are entitled to a host of privileges and facilities including a residency visa without a sponsor to them and their families (spouse and children).
Mahtabur Rahman has recently been awarded the prestigious UAE 'Gold Card' residency visa by the Government of UAE.
Entrepreneurs and their families will be provided with a five-year renewable residency visa. This will be a personal visa, which will help ensure the independence of the entrepreneur and promote a pro-business environment, he said.
As for residency visa, Article 2 replaces paragraph 3 of Article 19, with the new text granting permission to an expat worker to bring in his spouse and his children (under 21 years).
Under the new system, investors buying property worth 5 million dirhams ($1.36 million) or more will be granted a residence for five years, while certain investors pumping more money into the economy will be granted a renewable residency visa every 10 years.
MANAMA: A 10-year residency visa for foreign investors will be a game-changer that will transform doing business in Bahrain, prominent international and local investors have said.
In some cases, residents said they were asked to pay Dh14,000 instead of the present Dh5,000 in residency visa application fees.