The Federal Authority for Emirates Identity and Citizenship announces the procedures for obtaining a virtual work residence visa
The Federal Authority for Identity and Nationality of the Emirates, this morning, officially identified all the steps in order to obtain a virtual work residence visa in the country.
In a related context, a virtual work residence visa is issued for a period of one year, subject to renewal.
In this regard, obtaining it requires that the permit applicant present evidence of his work for an entity outside the country, and that it be done remotely.
As well as submitting proof of his monthly income of not less than 3,500 dollars, or the equivalent in foreign currencies.
How to obtain a “virtual work” residence visa in the UAE?
In a new development that enhances the attractiveness of the United Arab Emirates as an advanced destination for virtual work, the Federal Authority for Identity and Emirati Citizenship announced the official procedures for obtaining a virtual work residence visa in the country. A virtual work residence visa is granted to people who work remotely for an entity outside the country, and it is granted for a renewable one-year period. In this article, we will review the specific steps for obtaining a virtual work residence visa in the United Arab Emirates.
The Federal Authority for Emirates Identity and Citizenship: What are the steps required to obtain a virtual work residence visa?
To obtain a virtual work residence visa in the UAE, applicants must follow the following steps:
- If you work in an entity outside the country and wish to obtain a virtual work residence visa in the UAE, you must follow the following steps:
- Obtaining a work permit from the foreign employer: You must obtain a work permit from the employer in which you work outside the country. The permit must be valid and recognized by the relevant authorities in the country in which you work.
- Submit the required documents: You must submit the required documents to the Federal Authority for Emirates Identity and Citizenship. These documents include a copy of the passport, work permit from the external employer, CV, personal photo, experience certificates, if any, and any other required documents according to the specified conditions.
- Determining the monthly income: You must provide evidence that you have a monthly income of at least $3,500, or its equivalent in foreign currencies. This could be a bank statement, employment contract or other documents proving the required monthly income.
- Submitting the application via the electronic system: You must submit an application for obtaining a virtual work residence visa through the electronic system of the Federal Authority for Identity and Emirati Citizenship. All required data must be filled out and the required documents must be uploaded to the system.
- Payment of fees: You must pay the required fees when applying for a virtual work residence visa. You can pay the fees via the available electronic system and using approved payment methods.
- Waiting for approval: After submitting the application and paying the fees, you must wait for the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship to review the documents and data submitted. This process may take some time depending on the procedures used.
- Receipt of Virtual Resident Visa: If your application is approved, you will receive the Virtual Resident Visa via email. You must receive it and make sure that the information mentioned in it is correct.
- Travel to the UAE: After obtaining the virtual residence visa, you can travel to the UAE and use it to enter the country. You must bring your passport and virtual residence visa and ensure that all other conditions required to enter the UAE are met.
- Completing the final procedures: After your arrival in the UAE, you must complete the final procedures to obtain a virtual work permit. This may include undergoing a medical examination, opening a bank account, securing a work permit, and issuing a residence card.
It is important to adhere to all the conditions and procedures followed and to submit the required documents correctly to ensure that you successfully obtain the virtual work residence visa in the UAE.