UK student visa

Sign up for free

expert consultation

Down Arrow

I accept the Terms & Conditions

Don't know what to do?

Get Free Counseling

Posted on November 01 2022

NO sponsor required for these 7 UAE visas

By  Editor
Updated April 03 2023

Highlights of UAE visas that do not require sponsors

  • UAE to introduce 7 new visa categories for which sponsors will not be required
  • These 7 visas have been introduced on October 7, 2022
  • The validity of the Golden visa is 10 years
  • Green visa for freelancers, investors, and skilled employees is valid for five years
  • Immigrants can visit UAE through these visas

7 new UAE visas do not require any sponsors

If you have any plans to migrate to UAE for seeking a job, visit, meet your relatives, etc., you can apply for the 7 visas listed below:

  • Golden Visa
  • Residence visa
  • Green Visa
  • Five-year multiple-entry tourist visa
  • Visit visa to visit relatives or friends
  • Jobseeker visa
  • Visit visa to explore business opportunities

Let us know about these visas in detail.

Golden Visa

The Golden Visa is a residence visa which can be granted to individuals that belong to the following categories:

Category Subcategory
Public investment
Real estate investment
Owner of a registered successful startup
Approved idea of a start-up
Previous founder of a successful start-up that was sold inside or outside the UAE
Exceptional Talents
Culture & Art
Digital Technology
Inventors & Innovators
Other Vital Fields
Scientists & Professionals
Chief Executives and Senior Officials
Science Professionals
Engineering Professionals
Scientists & Professionals
Health Professionals
Education Professionals
Business and Administration Professionals
Information Technology Professionals
Legal, Social and Cultural Professional
Outstanding Students & Graduates
Best performing students in secondary schools
Best graduates from UAE universities
Graduates of the best 100 universities worldwide
Humanitarian Pioneers
Distinguished members of international and regional organisations
Outstanding members of associations of public benefit
Recipients of recognition awards in humanitarian fields
Distinguished volunteers and sponsors of humanitarian efforts

Also read…

UAE offers special Golden Visas to attract Tech Firms

Benefits of the UAE Golden Visa

Benefits of the UAE Golden Visa are as follows:

  • The UAE Golden visa can be renewed after every ten years.
  • If you stay outside UAE, the visa will not expire.
  • Sponsors are not needed to apply for this visa.
  • You can also invite your spouse and children. There is no age limit for children.
  • If the original visa holder dies, family members can stay in the UAE till the expiry of the visa.
  • A special multiple-entry visa will be given to the applicants whose validity will be six months. Candidates need to complete the Golden Visa process during this period.

UAE Residence Visa

Application for a UAE Residence Visa for the following categories does not need any sponsor:

  • UAE Remote Work Residence

The validity for this visa is one year. This visa is also known as a virtual work visa. It will allow the holders to work outside the UAE. The visa can be renewed after every one year.

  • UAE Retirement Residence Visa

The validity of this visa is five years.

  • Real Estate Owners Visa

The validity of this visa is two years.

Also read…

What is the difference between residence permit and work visa in UAE?

UAE Green Visa

The UAE Green Visa is available for the following categories:

  • Freelancers
  • Skilled Employees
  • Investors and partners

Applicants for all the categories can get a visa through self-sponsorship.

Five-year multiple-entry tourist visa

According to the announcement made by the UAE cabinet, individuals can apply for different visas without any local sponsor. One such visa is UAE visit visa which individuals can apply for to meet relatives, family, and friends in the UAE.

Jobseeker visa

The jobseeker visa is also a visit visa and you can apply for this visa to seek a job in the UAE. Candidates can apply for a two-month, three-month, or four-month visa under this category.

*Willing to work in UAE? Y-Axis is here to assist you.

Visit visa to explore business opportunities

This is another category of visit visa for which a local sponsor is not required. Individuals can apply for this visa to explore business opportunities in the UAE.

Are you looking to migrate to UAE? Talk to Y-Axis, the world’s no. 1 overseas immigration consultant.

If you found this blog engaging, you may also like …

New Unemployment Insurance Scheme for immigrants in UAE

10 new things about modified UAE visa process


UAE Visas

Visit UAE


Options for you by Y-Axis

phone 1

Get it on your mobile


Get News alerts

contact 1

Contact Y-Axis

Latest Article

Popular Post

Trending Article

spouse work on a dependent visa in Australia

Posted On July 12 2024

Can a spouse work on a dependent visa in Australia?