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Ajman, Dubai, RAK residence visa for property owners

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Dubai property owner residence visa

This is the old Dubai residence visa for property owners information, and is no longer valid (left here for reference only). See the new UAE property visa information, effective 01 June 2009.

If you own property in Dubai, Ajman, or Ras Al Khaimah then you are probably entitled to apply for a UAE residency visa, valid for up to 3 years. There are some conditions and restrictions though.

Residency visas were put on hold or suspended in around mid-2008 for most/all Dubai and Ajman property purchases - check with the master developer or the relevant government authority (RERA in Dubai), don't take the word of the real estate agent or property developer as some have been issuing misleading advertisements about the residence visa eligibility. Ras Al Khaimah property purchases may still allow application for a residency visa.

Foreign or expat property owners in Abu Dhabi are not eligible for a property owner's residence visa except possibly for some developments by Sorouh Real Estate - check directly with Sorouh for details (not a property agent).

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