Laws and Rules

The UAE has announced sweeping new reforms to allow 100 per cent foreign ownership in companies and long-term residence visas for skilled and creative employment categories. The decisions, made during a Cabinet meeting on Sunday chaired by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, will reinforce the UAE’s position as a top destination for international investors and global talent.

Dubai Property Laws
  • Property ownership in Dubai.
  • Freehold Law in Dubai.
  • Leasehold Law for Dubai Properties.
  • Inheritance Law in Dubai.
  • Inheritance Law in Dubai.
  • Sharia Law and Property in Dubai.
Dubai Visa Rules
  • Key points
  • 10-year-residence visa for investors, specialists, doctors, engineers, researchers, scientists, creative people, and their families
  • Five-year visa for students in the UAE 10-year residence visa for top students .
  • 10-year residence visa for top students .
  • 100 per cent ownership for international investors