Retirement Visa in Dubai: Cost, Eligibility, Documents Required and More
Expat residents above 55 can apply for the 5-year long-term visa introduced by the UAE government in November 2021. Discover eligibility criteria, application process, and required documents.
Who is eligible?
Residents above 55 with a minimum yearly income of Dh180,000, Dh1 million savings, Dh1 million in property, or a combination of options.
How to apply
Choose your option, either savings or property-based. For GDRFA, apply online; for DLD, visit in person.
Passport, marriage certificate (if applicable), current visa copy, Emirates IDs, and additional documents based on the chosen option.
How much does it cost?
If approved, applicants pay Dh3,714.75 covering visa expenses, entry permits, visa status adjustment, residency stamping, Emirates ID, medical examination, and management fees.
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