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Golden Visa for Scientists

Requirements and costs for Scientists

Under this category, a Golden Residency Visa can be granted to an applicant and his family member for specialized talents and researchers in various fields of science and knowledge for 10 years without a sponsor and subject to renewal.


  • Applicants would require a recommendation letter from “Emirates Scientists Council” or a letter from “Rashid Award for Scientific outstanding” that he/she has been awarded the Medal of Scientific outstanding

Golden Visa cost for Scientists:

  • 10 years Golden Visa:
    Residency fees: AED 2790
    ID fees: AED 1070
  • 5 years Golden Visa:
    Residency fees: AED 2280
    ID fees: AED 575