Creation Business Consultants present the latest alerts regarding immigration, labour and government authorities. These updates may be relevant for foreign nationals and foreign residents throughout the entire Middle East and Africa (MENA) region.
United Arab Emirates (UAE)
A mutual visa exemption has been introduced between the UAE and Mexico. With immediate effect, Mexican nationals are now eligible for visa free entry into the United Arab Emirates for a period of up to 180 days. Visitors/travelers to the UAE will receive an entry stamp upon their arrival. Earlier, Mexican nationals had to apply for a United Arab Emirates visa before their travel.
UAE’s Cabinet announces new conditions for the issuance of long-term residency permits (5 and 10 year UAE residency permits) for investors, specialists, owners of leading internationally- recognized companies, scientists, foreign nationals and students with extraordinary aptitudes. Currently UAE residency visas including investors are issued as per the maximum validity of three years. The Cabinet will reveal more details regarding the new law and the implementation date in the coming weeks.