Dubai Investor Visa

The role played by investors

“An idea can change your life” – it’s certainly true. But when it comes to setting up a business, an idea alone cannot change your life. You need funds to implement those ideas. At times of delay in getting hold of the necessary funds, your idea cannot be implemented. And that’s a universal truth irrespective of the type or size of the business. There are several funding options available but for the time being, we shall stick on to the relevance of investor funds. Getting sufficient funds to kick-start your business can be a tough task, especially for a young entrepreneur.

Another interesting fact is that even though people seek investment from investors, some of them are really doubtful about the investor’s “generosity”. They fear that an investor’s funding may compromise their business interest. And therefore, they hesitate to accept the funding. Well, it is not always true considering the benefits that you attain out of investor funding. When it comes to setting up a business in Dubai, the nation attracts foreign investors with immense business opportunities to expand and flourish. Acquiring a Dubai investor visa provides you with the freedom to become a business investor who can enter, stay, get involved in business projects, and exit a nation. Kiltons is one of the leading business consultants in UAE, which offers impeccable visa services for both individuals and corporates. Keep reading to know more about Dubai investor visa and procedures involved in getting the visa.

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Instant money – the business or startup venture attains the working capital without any trouble. Insufficient working capital is considered as one of the major reasons for the failure of startups.

A good network of professionals and investors – the investor has access to other successful investors, entrepreneurs and individuals who belong to all sorts of domains. The mentoring and guidance that you get from a seasoned investor is beyond any description.

Business plans and tactics – The investor has gone through all the business scenarios beforehand. As the investor’s money is involved in your business, the investor would show serious concern and diligence on various matters affecting the business. The investor helps you streamline the business plans towards success.

  • Why you should invest in Dubai, UAE?

    There are multiple reasons why you should invest in Dubai. And some of the reasons are very evident. The geographical location and the connectivity offer Dubai a clear-cut advantage. The peculiar geographical location makes it easily accessible from Africa, Europe and Asia. The immaculate infrastructure, world class-connectivity, well-equipped airports and seaports make Dubai one of the most sought-after investment destinations. And Dubai is not just a business hub. It’s a traveller’s paradise too. Dubai has got into the 2018 “Top 10 World’s most visited cities” defeating renowned travel destinations like New York, Amsterdam and Las Vegas.

    The stringent laws and their efficient execution restrict the crime rates which makes the city safe to live. The investor remains confident about the security of his valuable possessions or assets. UAE is considered one of the safest countries not only in the middle east but in the world. UAE secured the 11 th rank in the “Ease of Doing Business 2019” ranking. The UAE enjoys political stability since its formation and the credit goes to the visionary leadership. Another worth-mentioning aspect that attracts investors in large numbers to Dubai, UAE is the investor-friendly taxation policy. Income tax exemptions, complete repatriation benefits, 100% foreign ownership benefits, the recent launch of Investor’s residency visa for an extended period have a huge influence on the investors and entrepreneurs all over the world.

  • A brief insight into Investor Visa

    A Dubai investor visa is issued for expatriate investors to promote foreign investments in the Emirates. The investor visa legalizes the whole process of expatriate investor’s entry to the UAE, residence, implementing the business endeavours, and finally leaving the country. The investor visa enables the investor to carry out various business endeavours in the UAE.

    The Ministry of UAE issues the investor visa for a period of 3 years. The UAE consulate stamping on the visa is mandatory. For example, let us consider Dubai Investor visa. The foreign investor who needs to apply for the Dubai Investor visa is required to deposit a fixed amount that includes the Dubai visa fees. In this case, the deposit amount is AED 10,000. When the visa approaches the expiry, the investor is supposed to renew the same to enjoy the benefits in the future.

    For some reason, if the investor could not attain the estimated Return on Investment, the investor is entitled to cancel the particular visa.

  • Advantages of attaining an Investor visa

    The benefits of attaining an investor visa in Dubai, UAE are many and they are listed below.

    • The investor visa holder is exempted of corporate taxes
    • In the UAE, the investors are supposed to open a corporate bank account. The investor visa holders can accomplish the bank account opening formalities without difficulty.
    • The investor visa holders can enjoy complete profit and repatriation benefits.
    • The duration of holding investor visa can be extended.
    • The investor visa holder is entitled to conducting recruitment globally.
    • The visa holder can easily acquire the Emirates ID and Residence visa.
    • The investor need not produce a placement offer from a business establishment based in the UAE.
  • Procedures involved in issuing Investor visa

    A foreign investor has to apply for an investor visa to comply with the UAE laws. An investor’s visa is also called partner’s visa. Here are the procedures involved.

    • Submission of the Investor visa application form along with necessary documents.
    • Issuance of Visa
    • Undergoing medical examination
    • Applying for the Emirates ID
    • Stamping visa in the passport
  • Documents needed for issuing an Investor visa

    Several documents are needed for issuing an Investor visa. Separate documentation is required for issuing the Entry visa, conducting a medical examination and for visa stamping.

  • Documents required for issuing the Entry visa
    • Passport size photo
    • Copy of the trade license
    • Passport (copy)
    • LLCs should submit the MOA copy and the details of the partners
    • In connection with professional license, service agent agreement (copy) and partnership agreement (copy) should be submitted.
    • Copy of the Immigration Establishment card
    • Bank statement
    • Partners’/PRO’s Emirates ID
  • Documents needed for medical examination

    The investor is supposed to go through a medical examination as part of the official formality. And the documents required for the process are listed below.

    • Application duly typed
    • Copy of visa
    • Copy of passport
    • Passport size photograph
  • Documents required for visa stamping

    As the final formality, the visa is stamped in your passport. Here are the documents needed for the same.

    • Visa (original)
    • Original passport
    • Passport size photo
    • Application for Emirates ID
    • Medical record
    • Copy of the trade license
    • Details of the partners
    • LLC contract
    • Immigration Establishment card
  • Extended residence visa for investors in UAE

    The UAE government implemented an extended residence visa system for investors in the UAE in 2019. These are 5 years and 10 years residence visa for investors. The new 10 years investor’s visa was implemented based on certain guidelines and conditions regarding the investment amount. The guidelines state that the investor should invest a minimum of AED 10 million in the UAE as an investment deposit or company formation capital or on partnership endeavours.

    Based on the new system the investor attains a 10-year residence visa with complete business ownership. The 100% business ownership is applicable to the UAE mainland. Moreover, the assistance of a UAE national sponsor is not required to attain the 10-year investor visa. The visa renewal will take place automatically when it expires after the specified duration.

    The investor is also entitled to a 5-year visa based on certain conditions. And this visa is applicable in connection with property investment. The conditions are as follows:

    • The property should possess a minimum total value of AED 5 million.
    • The investor is not supposed to avail a loan for the purpose of investment.
    • The investor must keep hold of the property for a minimum of 3 years.
  • Kiltons Investor visa services

    Kiltons undertake a wide category of visa services. And the services comprise of the visa application process, visa stamping, cancellation of visa, extension procedures, renewal of visa etc. Please let us know your requirements to initiate the procedures. With the prime objective of helping entrepreneurs, manufacturers, and business aspirers to turn their dream business into a reality, Kiltons offers excellent business and financial consulting services in Dubai and across the UAE. 

    If you need any kind of services for an investor visa in Dubai, get in touch with Kiltons. Our visa experts will help you avail the best service.

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