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UAE Remote Work Visa and Multiple-entry tourist Visa announced
March 26, 2021 | By - Neelam Motwani

UAE Remote Work Visa and Multiple-entry tourist Visa announced

Just when you thought that renting an office space in UAE for your small enterprise was becoming a huge struggle for you, UAE announced a huge relief! The United Arab Emirates have announced a new remote work visa to enable employees from across the world to work and live in the country for one year. But this is not it! 

The announcement also supported multiple-entry tourist visas for all nationalities. Lately, the UAE cabinet declared several initiatives that were chaired by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister of UAE. He announced on Sunday, 21 March 2021, to position the country as an ideal tourist and work destination. This initiative will also support the ultimate Dubai 2040 Urban Master Plan to make the Emirate an ideal place to live and invest.

UAE Remote Work Visa


So if you are also planning to register your small enterprise in UAE or looking for multiple visits in the country, let’s understand the recent visa announcement in detail.

What are the two new types of visas issued by UAE?

1. Remote Work Visa

A one-year UAE remote work visa will enable professionals and enthusiasts from across the globe to work and live remotely in the United Arab Emirates. The visa will also be valid for professionals whose companies are based or registered in native countries and they will be allowed to live in UAE under their own sponsorship.

How will UAE Remote Work Visa benefit you?

The scheme under UAE Remote Work Visa will offer the opportunity to the professionals to move to the United Arab Emirates and explore different growth prospects. Even a small enterprise can enjoy the opportunity to explore more expansion plans and client base in UAE with access to necessary services, telecoms, and utilities. After all, UAE appreciates and supports all businesses that work on innovation. 

UAE Remote Work Visa


The Remote Work Visa will also boost productivity to your business where professionals can also improvise their digital skills and adapt to the growing gig economy.

2. Multi-entry Tourist Visa

Other than the UAE Remote Work Visa for one year, UAE Cabinet also approved multiple tourist entry visas for all nationalities. The move is going to help in reviving tourism in UAE while approving a new visa category ‘virtual visa’ to enable people to work online from Dubai.

The Multiple-entry tourist visa includes a validity of 90 days that will restrict re-entry of the individuals after the expiry of the approved validity of three months visa. This proposal will enable individuals to exit and enter the Emirates more than once on a single visa.

UAE Remote Work Visa


The initiative is in line with other initiatives aiming to position the country as an ideal tourist place and an ideal place to invest. 

So what will be your investment plan now? Whether it’s multiple visits to UAE to explore different tourist destinations or exploring more networks for your business growth, UAE got you covered! For updated news and bulletins about UAE, keep reading AlShorts.


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