The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) revealed the details regarding the recently announced 10-year Gold Card residency scheme. To date, 400 expats already availed the card.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, prime minister and ruler of Dubai, approved the Gold Card permanent residency to experts, scientists, students, artisans who like to pursue their dreams in Dubai. This is intended for those who excel well in the fields of health, science, arts, and engineering.
Expats will not be bothered by job titles for them to sponsor their dependents. This comes after the new family sponsorship policy came into effect recently. The Cabinet decided on the policy earlier this year.
Freelancing is a new way of working which is an offshoot of the technological advances brought about by the Internet. Dubai can be a friendly and convenient place for a freelancer if he or she has the necessary license.
The number is increasing, and there are now 7.8 million expats living in the UAE. The UAE is not known as the financial and commercial hub in the Middle East for nothing. That is why the UAE is continuously promoting itself as a tax haven.
Before deciding to move into a different country, it is important to be knowledgeable and balance out its pros and cons. Here’s the best and worst things to live and work in Dubai.
Dubai is a melting pot in the Gulf region. If you are planning to move to Dubai as an expat, there are many factors you may need to consider.