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Deal signed to provide e-services for special visa schemes and residency permits in Dubai

A  strategic partnership deal to enhance cooperation and promote online services and platforms designed to facilitate processes for the issuance of residency permits for various investor programmes and special visas was signed between the GDRFA–Dubai and the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) 

The partnership agreement will facilitate the issuance of residency permits for investors, entrepreneurs, and retirees, along with other relevant processes, such as application assessment procedures and the issuance of special entry permits to those who are eligible to obtain an investor residency permit.

Cruise ships and yachts are also covered by the agreement, which facilitates entry and exit procedures for crews and passengers.

The agreement was signed by Major General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, Director General, GDRFA -Dubai, and Helal Saeed Almarri, Director General, Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism).

The agreement is in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to position Dubai as a safe and stable international investment destination and the preferred destination for tourism and residency.

These include the Distinguished Guests and the Virtual Working programmes, ‘Golden Visas’ for investors and retirement visa for retirees.

The agreement will enhance cooperation and communication between the two entities and pave the way for the exchange of expertise, experiences, studies, creative and innovative ideas and field visits, which contribute to Dubai’s development and help better serve residents and visitors.


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