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UAE announce new “Green visa”

September 6, 2021 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

On 5th September the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced the introduction of a new “Green visa” to allow foreign workers the right to work in the UAE without sponsorship from an employer.

This announcement comes as the UAE try to boost the growth of the economy after the pandemic hit the country hard through a number of different initiatives.

Little information has been shared about the detailed requirements for this visa, however, we do know that Green visas will aim to attract high-skilled workers such as investors, entrepreneurs, business owners, top students and graduates. This visa also allows eligible applicants to sponsor their parents and children under the age of 25.

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