UAE announces multiple-entry 6-month visa
May 16, 2019 | 1:15 PM
by Times News Service
The Dubai skyline. Photo: Roman Logov/goodfreephotos

Muscat: The UAE has announced a new, interim, multiple-entry visa for residents in the country who are seeking a longer residency period.

HE Major General Al Rashidi, Director General of Foreigners Affairs and Ports at the Identity and Citizenship Authority, said that talented residents hoping for a long-term residency "can get a multiple-entry visa with six-month validity renewable for similar periods, by submitting an application through the e-channels system, which is available as a public service that does not require the applicant to sign in."

According to a statement from the Identity and Citizenship Authority, the services are available for people who are eligible for a long-term residency, such as "public investors, real estate investors, entrepreneurs, people with specialized talents, researchers in the fields of science and knowledge, innovators and outstanding students with promising abilities."

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