Golden Visa for top high school students, families

Eudore R. Chand

DUBAI 6 July 2021: The UAE government has announced the grant of a ten-year residency visa “Golden Residency” to outstanding high school graduates along with their families.

The move comes in appreciation of the efforts of outstanding students and their families, and within the framework of the UAE government’s direction to create an attractive and encouraging environment for talented people.

Applications for Golden Residency are submitted through the Emirates Schools Establishment, said official news agency Wam.

The Golden Residency is granted to outstanding students who have obtained an average rate of at least 95 percent in high school certificate from public or private schools, as well as to university students from inside or outside the country who have a cumulative GPA of no less than 3.75 or its equivalent in specific scientific disciplines. The visa will also include the students’ families.


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