What are the requirements I must fulfil to apply for the visa? ↕
You can find all the details on our visa information page. Click here
How old do I need to be to apply for the visa?
You must be at least 55 years old to apply for the retirement visa.
Do I require health insurance in order to apply for the visa?
Yes, health insurance is a prerequisite. The insurance must be purchased from an approved health insurance provider. If you wish to explore currently available packages with partner health insurance providers, click here
What are the financial requirements? ↕
The applicant has to fulfill one of the following criteria:
- Option 1: AED 20,000 (approx. USD 5,500) Monthly Income OR
- Option 2: AED 1 million (approx. USD 275,000) savings OR
- Option 3: AED 2 million (approx. USD 550,000) property OR
- Option 4: A combination of Options 2 and 3 valued at least AED 2 million (approx. USD 550,000)
Do I have to fulfil all three options of income, savings and property?
Fuilfilling just one of the financial criteria will suffice. However, you can also mix the options of savings and property to reach a joint value of AED 2 million.
What are valid ways for me to prove I have AED 20,000 income (approx. USD 5,500) ?
The applicant should provide evidence in the form of a bank statement demonstrating the minimum deposit of AED 20,000 in their account on a monthly basis or what equates to AED 240,000 annually.
What are valid ways for me to prove AED 2 million (approx. USD 550,000) property?
The applicant must provide a Dubai property title deed showing the stipulated AED 2 million value of the property.
Can my house be mortgaged?
When should I buy my health insurance?
Please ensure you have a valid health insurance with UAE coverage by the day of your visa application. In the instance that your application is not accepted, the health insurance providers offer a 30 day refund period after purchase if the insurance is not utilised.
Can my friends, children, colleagues (third party) submit on behalf of me?
At present, third-party submissions will not be accepted. You may submit your application only for yourself and your spouse / children.
How long is the application process?
Once you’ve submitted all documentation, the application process may take up to 15 days.