Visa can be obtained through self sponsorship
Its specialty is that it does not require another sponsor. Visa can be obtained on own sponsorship. But if you want to apply for remote work visa you have to submit proof of working in any company abroad. Document of one year employment contract with current employer should be submitted. Must have a monthly salary of at least 5000 dollars or 18,250 dirhams. Last three months bank statement and last one month salary slip should be shown to prove this. If applying through a company, documents showing company ownership and monthly income of $5000 are required. A three month statement of the company’s bank account should also be produced as evidence. Apart from this, a passport with a validity of six months and health insurance covering medical expenses in the UAE are also required.
Opportunity to sponsor a family
Another feature is that those who get a remote work permit can sponsor a family. Family residence visa is granted for a period equal to the duration of the remote visa. If you are applying for a visa to other emirates of the UAE other than Dubai, the application should be submitted through the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship. Meanwhile, those who want to come to Dubai should apply through Dubai Corporation of Tourism and Commerce Marketing’s website www.visitdubai.com. If the application is accepted, the entry permit will be issued for a period of 60 days. Must have arrived in UAE before its expiry date.
How to apply?
Those coming to Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Al Ain should go to the Federal Authority’s website https://icp.gov.ae and log in to the Smart Services channel. After that select the Smart Work Visa option. After uploading the required documents, pay the visa fee of Dh300 online. The application fee is 300 dirhams. After entering the UAE on a visa, other procedures will incur additional costs. For those coming to Dubai, the fee is 287 dollars or 1050 dirhams. On this visa, upon arrival in the UAE, one must undergo a medical test like other work visas and apply for a residence visa within 60 days of arrival in the country. After obtaining the residency permit, services such as renting a house, opening a bank account and sending children to school are available.
Five-year green visa can also be applied from today
Similarly, UAE’s previously announced green visa will also be available from September 5 today. Green Visa is valid for five years. This visa allows you to work and live in the UAE for up to five years without a sponsor or employer. The five-year green visa is mainly for self-employment, freelance work and skilled workers. Just like applying for remote work visa, green visa has to be applied through two websites in Dubai and elsewhere. Skilled workers need at least a bachelor’s degree to get a green visa. A salary of at least 15,000 dirhams per month and an employment contract with any organization in the UAE are also required. A special permission from the Ministry of Labor is required to obtain a visa for self-employment. It requires a degree or diploma holder and a minimum income of 3,60,000 dirhams in the previous year. Widows with residence visas, investors, those who want to live a leisurely life in the UAE can also apply for a green visa.