UAE Golden Visa: Cost and Application

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CA Amarakoon Susantha
CA Amarakoon Susantha

AM Susantha is an experienced Tax Advisor at NAM Accountants in Dubai, with expertise in corporate and international taxation. He offers tailored tax solutions that align with clients' financial goals.

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Over 100,000 Golden visas have been issued in the UAE since the announcement day (October 3).
In this article, you may find information on how to apply for the new visa types with costs and steps.


Applying Through Government Channels

Candidates who meet the requirements can use the GDRFA-Dubai Smart Application to apply for a Golden Visa. There are six steps to follow:

STEP 1: Through the authorized retailers, download the GDRFA-Dubai application: Play Store/App Store

STEP 2: Create a new user account (in case there is no account registered)

STEP 3: Pick the necessary service

STEP 4: Upload the necessary paperwork

STEP 5: Pay the service costs

STEP 6: Submit the request


Appling in Amer Centre

STEP 1: Go to one of the Amer Centers’ services branches 

STEP 2: Select the service at the reception

STEP 3: Present the necessary paperwork to the service provider

STEP 4: Checking documents 

STEP 5: Pay the service costs

STEP 6: Submit the request


Cost for Golden Visa

  • 10 years Golden Visa: AED 7,500/- All Inclusice


Apply Through Real Estate Developers

DAMAC Properties (Golden Visa by Investment):

Upon the purchase of a property with DAMAC, the real estate developer offers assistance in obtaining a 10-year Golden Visa. Additionally, they take cryptocurrency payments.


Dubai Land Department (Investment-Based Golden Visa)

The Dubai Land Department offers an application for a Golden Visa as a real estate investor.

STEP 1: Go to one of the service centres

STEP 2: Submits the necessary information and pay the fees

STEP 3: Perform a medical exam at the centre

STEP 4: The passport is stamped with the visa.

Required Documents:

  1. Passport
  2. Availability of an electronic copy of the title deed certificate
  3. Personal photo
  4. Valid health insurance
  5. Original Emirates ID


Service Terms:

Investor visa 10 years

  • Property or owned shares (one or more properties) with a minimum worth of $2 million under the applicant’s name
  • If the property is mortgaged, the bank must get at least $2 million of the property’s worth. NOC letter and a letter confirming payment
  • Couples may jointly own one piece of property (marriage certificate required)


Family visa

  1. NOC letter from the father, attested by the notary public (in case the mother is the sponsor).
  2. Daughter over 18 years old (proof of social status from Dubai Courts).
  3. Must bring National ID (IRAN – PAKISTAN – IRAQ – LIBYA – AFGHANISTAN).
  4. Original passport and Emirates ID
  5. Personal photo
  6. Health insurance
  7. Marriage certificate attested
  8. Birth certificate attested
  9. IBAN bank account
  10. Son over 18 years old (study certificate)

Note: Only applicants are allowed to get into the centre.

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