Talent professionals and investors will helpful to UAE’s development journey are the aim of the new directives.
The decision about UAE nationality announced on Saturday, 30th Jan 2021 the government of UAE approved amendments to its citizenship law and opening citizenship for eligible foreigners.
As per certain criteria and regulations, the new law allows investors, talented professionals, and their families to acquire the Nationality and passport of UAE.
Talents that attracts and contributes to the development journey of the United Arab Emirates is the aim of the new directives.
As per the tweet posted by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE – The investors, professionals and doctors that help UAE to grow will get the citizenship of UAE and person can also retain his/her current citizen without any concern or issues.
The change in the law for Emirati nationality aims to ensure the social and professional stability of the people in the UAE and will help the country to boost the overall national and international development process.
The details about the terms and conditions for citizenship law as follow:
The condition provided for investors is that they are required to own a property in the UAE.
As for skilled professionals including the medical doctors, Unique scientific in any specific field needed by the UAE, while having contributed to studies and research that have scientific value in their field.
In addition, they are to possess a minimum of 10 years of experience in that field and membership in a prestigious professional organisation in their field.
The prerequisite for scientists is that they need to move researchers in their field at a university, an enquiry institute or the private sector, have 10 years of experience therein field, have scientific contributions- like having won a prestigious scientific award, or having secured significant funding for his or her research for 10 years, additionally to a recommendation letter from a credited scientific institute within the UAE.
The law also aims to facilitate “Talented people”, which is further divided into two categories.
Firstly the investors, who are required by law to possess had a minimum of 1 patent certified by the UAE Ministry of Economy or any, accredited relevant international body, which features a true value to the UAE economy, additionally to a recommendation letter from the UAE Ministry of Economy.
Secondly, the intellectuals and artists, who are required to be pioneers in culture, arts and other talents with a minimum of 1 international award in those talents additionally to a recommendation letter from the UAE relevant bodies.
The terms and conditions for the citizenship law necessitate the recipients to need an oath and swearing in allegiance to the UAE, a pledge to uphold and respect the laws of the country, informing the relevant authority if they get new citizenship or lost one.
Meanwhile, the changes also specified the rights of those who are granted the UAE citizenship under the new law, just like the proper to work out and own companies within the UAE, buy and own land and land property within the country, additionally to the opposite right reach them by the federal bodies, with the approval of the cabinet, or by government bodies.
As per the law, citizenships of said individuals could even be stripped from those categories in such cases because the violation of the legal commitment or losing a minimum of 1 among the conditions upon which a private was granted the citizenship.