10 years

You are eligible if you fulfill the following:

  • An owner or partner in a pioneering business project within the sectors approved by the Ministry of Economy or ICP or a competent local authority. The business project must be classified as an SME achieving an annual revenue of no less than AED 1 Million 


  • An owner or partner who has obtained an approval for the concept of a pioneering business project


  • To be a founder or one of the founders of a previous pioneering project / projects that was/were sold with a total value of no less than AED 7 Million 

To apply for the entrepreneur category, you will need to provide :

  • A Trade License
  • A business practice license from a competent authority in the UAE
  • A nomination issued by a UAE-based business incubator that is approved by the relevant competent authorities  
  • Audited financial statements for the past two years
  • Business concept overview Deck
How to Apply

Applications will be open soon following the implementation of the new Abu Dhabi Visa categories.


Information related to the Golden Visa is subject to change as a result of new information, changes in processes, criteria and requirements.


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