If your job allows you to work remotely and you want to use this option to live and work outside of the UAE as a Freelancer, there is good news: the UAE provides international workers with a UAE virtual work residence visa. This one-year virtual work residence visa can be extended if the terms and conditions of the visa are fulfilled.
A significant decision made by the UAE's Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs, and Port Security (ICP) will be extremely beneficial to anyone seeking a virtual work residency visa.
As proof of employment, the applicant must have a one-year employment contract from the company and a minimum monthly income of $3,500 (or its equivalent in another currency). Bank statements from the previous three months, as well as a salary slip from the previous month, are also required. According to the ICP, visa applicants will no longer need to be physically present in the UAE when filing their applications.
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To be eligible to apply for a UAE virtual work residence visa, you must meet the following requirements:
Before you begin the application process, remember that you must be in the UAE - whether on a tourist or visit visa, or if you already have a UAE virtual work residence visa that you want to renew. If you are already in the UAE, you can apply for the visa via ICP by following the steps below:
After submitting your application, you will receive an email with the status and reference number of your application. After ICP approves your application, You will receive an electronic version of the virtual work visa in the form of a PDF file after ICP approves your application.
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