UAE Offers 10-Year Golden Visa To Students, Selected Immigrants

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The UAE has offered a 10-year golden visa to selected students and immigrants and residents of the country.

NewsOnline Nigeria reports that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced on Sunday the approval of a 10-year golden visa for all PhD holders based in the country.

This online news outlet understands that the 10-year golden visa was also approved for graduates who have a minimum 3.8 GPA from accredited UAE universities, specialists in Artificial Intelligence (AI), big data, virology, epidemiology and UAE physicians and engineers based in the fields of computer science, electronics and programming, electricity and biotechnology.

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The Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, and the ruler of the Emirate of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, announced these latest developments in a series of tweets on Sunday.

The golden visa residency was first announced in 2018 by the prime minister, but began operating in 2019.

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It is a long-term residency program in which the best professionals receive long-term visas.