The Vice President/Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has announced that the UAE “golden” visa system has been expanded.
While making the announcement, Maktoum said theUnited Arab Emirates (UAE) has approved a 10-year golden visa for every PhD holder that is based in the country and has also granted same approvalfor graduates who possess a minimum of 3.8 grade point average from UAE-accredited universities.
Also, the golden visa residency was extended to specialists in big data, Artificial Intelligence (AI), virology, epidemiology and UAE-based physicians and Engineers in the fields of computer science, electronics and programming, electricity and biotechnology.
The tweet read: “Today, we approved granting the 10-year Golden Visa to all PhD holders in the UAE. Also, the Golden Visa will be granted to top graduates from UAE-accredited universities with a GPA of 3.8 and above.
“UAE Golden Visa will also include UAE-based physicians as well as engineers in the fields of computer science, electronics, programming, electricity and biotechnology.
“Other categories granted UAE Golden Residency are specialists in AI, big data, virology, epidemiology & UAE’s high school top graduates and their families. We are keen to embrace talent that drives future development and this is only the beginning.”