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UAE opens citizenship for expats and their families

UAE opens citizenship for investors, professionals, special talents

The UAE has decided to grant Emirati citizenship to investors, scientists, professionals, and creative talents such as intellectuals and artists, along with their families, reported Gulf Business.

The directive aims to appreciate competencies in the UAE and invite talent to the Emirati community, official news agency WAM reported. The categories that can qualify to acquire the UAE passport include: investors, doctors, inventors, scientists, engineers, artists, authors and their families (spouse and children), meanwhile the amendments allow retaining the current nationality.

UAE opens citizenship for expats and their families


The UAE citizenship offers multiple benefits such as the right to establish or own commercial entities and properties, as well as other benefits granted by federal authorities.

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