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How long can a US Citizen live in Dubai?

Abuse #1 31 May 2010, 11:26

Join Date: May 2010 Posts: 3 Trips: 0
Hi, I have a friend who is a US Citizen. How long can one stay in Dubai? Can they live there permanently? Is there a certain visa that allows one to live there permanently? Thanks for your help.

Abuse #2 13 Jun 2010, 09:49

Join Date: Jun 2010 Posts: 2 Trips: 0
By getting a job

Abuse #3 30 Jul 2010, 15:36

Join Date: Jul 2010 Posts: 1 Trips: 0
I think he can stay for about 6 months without any visa. and if he wishes to live here. he s gotta be sponsored by his employer, or by spouse (if the spouse is a uae national only). he can live as long as he wants as long as he is sponsored. but he cud never live here permanently. if he commits a crime or his employer cancels his visa , he has to go bk to his country.

Abuse #4 16 Jan 2011, 19:06

Join Date: Jun 2010 Posts: 1 Trips: 0
You can live in the UAE as long as you are working and are sponsored through your employer.
Another opportunity is to purchase property and receive a residence visa every 3 years or be an investor.
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