10 years

You are eligible if you fulfil the following:

  • A high school graduate from a public school or licensed private school in the UAE and have a score of at least 95% or equivalent.

To apply for the High School Graduates category, you will need to provide:

For Graduates of Public Schools or Private Schools with the Ministry of Education curriculum:

  • Grade 12 certificate (95% GPA or higher) attested by the Ministry of Education.
  • A letter from the Ministry of Education (Applications made through Abu Dhabi Residents Office will automatically be sent to the Ministry of Education for nomination).

For Graduates of Private Schools:

  • A high school diploma.
  • Equivalency certificate from the Ministry of Education.
  • A transcript showing a percentage of 95 or higher (or its equivalent).
  • A recommendation letter from Abu Dhabi Department of Education & Knowledge.
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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