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Visas for Digital Nomads in Dubai

By Joshua Wood, LPC

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Summary: Find essential information about the digital nomad visa for working in Dubai.

Program: Virtual Working Programme
Length of Stay: The program offers a 12-Month travel permit
Fees: Application fee is USD $287.
Online Application Available: Yes
Requirements & Documents: Passport valid for at least 6 months and health insurance valid for coverage in the UAE. Business owners must provide proof of ownership for at least one year and an average monthly income of $5,000 dollars (U.S.), and bank statements for the previous 3 months. Employees of companies they do not own must provide proof of employment with a one-year contract valid for one year, a pay slip for the previous month and bank statements for the previous 3 months. All applications will be reviewed and processed by DTCM's official partner, Al Rais Travel Agencies LLC.
Covid-19 Testing Required: Yes
Application Timing: Those entering Dubai must have a negative PCR test within 3 days of arrival. One of the great options of this program is that travelers can enter on a tourist visa and then convert is to the Virtual Working Programme if they so desire. There is no mandatory quarantine at this time unless you test positive for COVID-19.
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Located in the Middle East in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Dubai is a modern, cosmopolitan city with a huge population of expatriates.

About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.


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