Duration
10 years
Criteria

You are eligible if you fulfill the following:

Pioneer

  • Hold an internationally recognized award in a creative field.
  • Have been nominated for an internationally recognized award in a creative field.
  • Have earned a certificate of appreciation from an internationally recognized entity in a creative field.
  • Hold an honorary position from an internationally recognized entity due to his/her achievements in a creative field.

Top Talent

  • Earned a certificate of appreciation from a locally or regionally recognized entity in a creative field.
  • Have a nomination certificate for a well-known local or regional award in a creative field.
  • Hold an honorary position from a locally or regionally recognized entity due to his/her achievements in a creative field.

Distinguished Professional

  • Have a minimum of five-year professional work experience in intellectual and creative fields.
  • Have creative work that has been published or distributed locally, regionally, or internationally within the last three years.
  • Have creative work that has achieved recognition from the creative community.
  • Have worked with well-known and reputable entities locally, regionally or internationally (i.e. festivals, forums, exhibitions etc.).
  • Has received attention for his/her creative work from critics, media, or specialized entities.
  • Hold an active membership in a reputable international art organization or association.
Requirements

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

  • A portfolio/CV showing experience and achievements in the field of specialization.
  • Samples of creative work or evidence showing experience and achievements in a field of specialization.
  • Evidence of ten or more years of experience in a field of specialization.
  • Evidence of having carried out creative/cultural activities that have been noted by critics, the media, Government or private institutions (either in the UAE or internationally).
  • Evidence of having sponsorship or a grant in a field of specialization.
  • Evidence of having obtained an artistic, creative, or cultural award / recognition / accreditation received from an accredited or recognized body.
  • Evidence of having produced artistic works that have been distributed locally or internationally.
  • Evidence of membership in an international or well-known organization or association in a field of specialization.
  • A recommendation letter from the Ministry of Culture and Youth or Abu Dhabi Department of Culture & Tourism.
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.

 

Please check back with us soon.

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