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The sky’s the limit as a lifestyle standard exists in only a few places on Earth, but the United Arab Emirates is one of them– If that is your standard of living then the UAE Golden Visa is for you.

Dubai is world-renowned as a global epicenter of innovation, business, and where excess is never enough.

The UAE Golden Visa Program is the perfect pathway for entrepreneurs, investors, specialized talents, and families who not only want to be ahead of the next big thing but be central to it.

The UAE is known for its dynamic economy, safe environment, and high quality of life. But that is merely the beginning. The UAE is a genuine land of opportunity, boasting a strategic location that bridges East and West, world-class infrastructure, and a highly sought-after tax haven –both personally and corporately.

The UAE Golden Visa Program is more than a residency permit; it’s a personal invite into an exclusive and prestigious network that most only see from the outside. And Astons Dubai office is perfectly situated to make all the introductions on your behalf, as well as answer any questions you may have, including:

  • Does the UAE allow for crypto-backed real estate investments?
  • What is the duration of the Golden Visa in the UAE residency by investment program?
  • Is there a required minimum that must be invested to qualify?
  • Can I finance a property in the UAE Golden Visa program?

For the UAE Golden Visa, it is best to begin with our Free Confidential and Comprehensive Consultation, and Astons’ experts will analyze how your specific wants, needs, goals, and demands align with the program and provide you with the best solutions.

Trust Astons – a better life awaits.

Program Benefits

Fast PR (Permanent Residency)

UAE Golden Visa in just 2 weeks

Residency for the whole family

Including spouse, unmarried sons up to 25 years old, and unmarried daughters of any age

Easy global mobility

Ability to obtain Schengen and other visas without leaving the country

Only one trip to the UAE

Only need to visit Dubai once for medical examination and biometric data collection

Simple residency requirements

Freedom to visit the UAE as long as the visa is valid with no requirement for permanent residence

Favorable tax regime

No taxes on income in other countries, personal income tax, corporate tax, and dividends. No inheritance tax

Only primary real estate

Wide selection of quality apartments, villas, and houses from trusted developers. Installment options available

Rental income and investment returns

Secure high-yield investments with the prospect of rental income

Safety and stability

"Backup airport" in case of economic and political shocks, no risk of sanctions.

Convenient application process

The application can be submitted and processed without the applicant's presence

High quality of life

Safe country, powerful and growing economy, excellent tax regime, high-quality healthcare, and education
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    Investment Requirements

    The applicant must purchase residential real estate worth a minimum of 750,000 AED. The program does not allow the use of resale properties (secondary real estate), only primary real estate from developers. It is possible to purchase in interest-free installments.

    Option 1 / 750,000 AED - Golden Visa for 2 years

    • The property’s value must be at least 750,000 AED for a sole owner and at least 1,000,000 AED for jointly owned property.
    • Purchase in interest-free installments with an initial payment of at least 50% of the property’s value is allowed.
    • The property must be acquired in Freehold Zones – special areas designated for property ownership.

    Option 2 / 2,000,000 AED - Golden Visa for 10 years

    • The property’s value must be at least 2,000,000 AED.
    • Purchase in interest-free installments with an initial payment of at least 50% of the property’s value is allowed.
    • The property must be acquired in Freehold Zones – special areas designated for property ownership.
    • The family composition does not affect the investment amount.

    Process of Obtaining UAE Residency

    The entire process takes place under the guidance of qualified lawyers. We will guide you step by step through the entire process of obtaining the UAE Golden Visa – from preparation and correct application submission, choosing and purchasing real estate, to obtaining residency cards.

    3-4 Days
    Consultation and Property Selection

    Free Consultation with Astons' Experts

    Our specialists will carefully assess your circumstances and provide advice on the key aspects of the UAE residency program. We will assist you in gathering and verifying all necessary documents and select investment properties based on your preferences.


    Property Viewing and Purchase

    We will prepare a portfolio of real estate properties tailored to your preferences. Applicants can visit the UAE to personally view the properties of their interest. After the final selection, we guarantee a fast and secure purchasing process. It is also possible to buy real estate completely remotely.

    1 Week
    Documents, Medical, Biometrics

    Document Preparation

    Experienced immigration consultants will assist in preparing all the necessary documents and ensure that each document complies with the requirements of the program.


    Medical Examination in the UAE

    Investors and family members above 18 years of age are required to undergo a chest X-ray and blood tests for infectious diseases at an accredited clinic in the UAE. Upon receiving the results, the clinic issues a health certificate, which is necessary for the residency visa.


    Biometrics Collection and Visa Application

    The investor, along with their family, provides their biometrics at the government service center in the UAE and submits the documents for the residency visa. The legal team at Astons provides full support to the investor at every stage, from the initial application to the visa issuance.

    5 - 30 Days
    Due Diligence Check

    Due Diligence

    During the application process, the investor undergoes a due diligence check to ensure the legality of the source of funds, absence of criminal records, and compliance with the law. Additionally, the applicant must not be on any sanction lists. The standard duration for the due diligence process is up to one week, but in some cases, it may extend up to a month if additional data or documents are required. Astons experts support you with all the details and address any questions you may have.


    Resident Card Issuance

    Once the application is approved, the investor and their family members receive Emirates ID identity cards and resident visas stamped in their passports.

    Real Estate for Investment

    Here is a selection of properties available for investment in the UAE:

    Frequently Asked Questions
    What is life like in the UAE?

    The UAE is a melting pot of cultures, home to a diverse international community offering a variety of cuisines, festivities, and traditions from around the globe, but English is widely spoken. Thanks to the UAE’s economic success and being a world-renowned tax haven, shopping could be the national past time. Living in the UAE means experiencing a high quality of life, in a safe, diverse, and dynamic environment that encourages both personal and professional growth.

    What’s the minimum investment for residency?
    Does the UAE allow for crypto-based real estate investments?
    Can I finance a property in the UAE Golden Visa program?
    Can UAE residency become citizenship?
    What happens after the initial visa period ends?
    What are the obligations of UAE tax residents?
    Do I need to visit or reside in the UAE?
    Are you a licensed agent?

    Why Our Clients Choose Us

    Trust Astons

    33 years of industry leadership and dominance - ASTONS is one of the original firms that molded the investment immigration industry. Founded in London in 1989, Astons has evolved into a family of global companies now headquartered in Dubai.

    Communicate on your terms

    Astons personally serves clients via our global footprint with offices in Istanbul (Turkey), Limassol (Cyprus), Dubai (UAE),Athens (Greece), Fort Lauderdale (USA) and Saint Julians (Malta). As well as, via text message, WhatsApp, Telegram, or email.

    Globally licensed firm

    ASTONS maintains licensed partnerships with the official governmental agencies operating the CBI and RBI programs. ASTONS operates in strict accordance with the laws and regulations of every country where we do business - cooperating with local regulators and government officials, ensuring no risks for you, your reputation or brand, and your investment.

    Earned reputation

    ASTONS, on average, helps nearly 300 clients a year. With historical totals of:
    More than 9,000 clients
    A clientele from over 50%+ of the world’s nationalities
    $2.6 Billion+ USD in immigration and real estate investments

    100% success rate

    100% of clients who pass the Astons’ due diligence review have their applications approved. The Astons due diligence team of seasoned UK lawyers and industry experts advance our clients’ interests by maintaining direct and constant contact with government officials - leveraging our experience, expertise and methodology of the British law school to conclude the immigration process in our client’s benefit.

    Client focused Service

    ASTONS offers only the best the world of investment immigration and luxury real estate has to offer. We expertly select citizenship and residence programs that can deliver solutions to virtually any client. As well as premium real estate in 11 countries to appease the most discerning buyer or investor. Our experts find the most advantageous solutions to address every client’s wants, needs, and demands.

    Internationally relied upon experts

    ASTONS experts are regularly relied upon by global media outlets and publications to provide expert insights and comments for investment immigration; including: Bloomberg, The Times, CNN, The Telegraph, El Tiempo, El Pais, El Economista, MSN UK, SchengenVisainfo and many others.

    World leader in immigration services

    ASTONS didn’t create the world of immigration investment, we perfected it for the benefit of investors. Astons consistently ranks as a TOP-25 firm in the international immigration industry by Uglobal Immigration Magazine, Best European Citizenship Advisor 2018, and Best Full-Service Investment Immigration Firm 2019.


    Schedule A Free Consultation

    Connect with Astons via our website, email, WhatsApp, or Telegram, to schedule a consultation. Together we’ll find the perfect residency by investment program for you and your family. In the consultation, we will:

    • Define and understand your wants, needs, goals, and demands
    • Create a list of the best strategies and solutions for you
    • Discuss and explain the various investment options available

    Susanna Uzakova

    Citizenship, residence permit and real estate investment expert
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