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Remote workers allowed to stay in Dubai for 1 year

January 09, 2021

With the current situation, remote working is normal now more than ever, and is sure to remain so until the pandemic has subsided. At the latter part of last year, Dubai has offered an opportunity to issue one-year remote work visas to professionals and remote workers. Under the scheme, visas will be issued to freelancers, digital nomads and other remote employees, along with their families, to allow them to move to Dubai for a period of one year, after which they can choose to renew their visa to extend their stay.

Visa holders will be able to open local bank accounts, enroll children in schools, and set up telecommunications and internet connections for their homes and workplaces. Living in Dubai is not cheap, but the lack of income tax may help to offset some of your expenses. Dubai is one of the world’s fastest-growing hubs for business and technology, making it an attractive place for business-oriented people, entrepreneurs and investors all year-round.

The visa costs $287 plus medical insurance and processing fees. To apply for the visa, you must Get at least $5,000 a month, and Also submit proof of Job along with three Weeks of Fiscal statements.

 

 

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