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How to Secure Residency in the UAE?


How to Secure Residency in the UAE?

Due to various reasons and the high quality of life the UAE offers, it is no secret that it has become one of the most attractive destinations for ex-pats globally. This vision is even brighter because securing permanent residency in the UAE is simple and fast. Here are the reasons why and how the procedure can be pursued for each category of possible application submissions:

Swift process of residency approval:

The whole UAE residency application process takes no more than one month. An entry permit can be issued even within a week or two. There are four stages for obtaining UAE residency:

Starting a company:

Running a firm in the UAE can secure a permanent residency for entrepreneurs and reward them with exceptional and exclusive opportunities only available through running a business in the UAE. The UAE market is thriving, and it is already a famous global business hub with a growing reputation internationally. Corporate and income tax exemption (except for oil companies and banks) is another attractive aspect of running a UAE business.

There are also other ways to obtain the UAE’s permanent residency:

Establishing a company is still the most popular option among business people as they will not need to perform any business activities after forming a company. Yet, still, this method provides them with a fast shortcut to obtaining residency. Thus, this option can be desirable for those who want to retire or do not intend to work in the UAE.

For more details about UAE residency, talk to one of iKonnect Citizens‘ Citizenship and Residency Specialists today. Call +971 50 152 4200 or email info @


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