The Dubai Economy has recently issued the guidelines for 100 percent ownership for foreign investors started from the beginning of June 2021. These changes are expected to encourage foreign direct investment flows into the vital economic sectors of the country.
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Dubai government has initiated efforts to make it easier and cheaper for freelancers to work and live. GoFreelance is an initiative by the TECOM group. This allows freelancers to work in tech, education, media and design sectors as an independent contractor and it needs to be renewed every year.
If you are pursuing your profession in any of these sectors, you are eligible to apply for the freelance permit along with a residency visa in Dubai which is renewable every three years. If you are working in Tech, Dubai Internet City will issue permits. Dubai Design District for the design sector, Dubai Media City for the media sector and Dubai Knowledge Park for the education sector.
The freelancer permit is ideal for professionals who are on a dependent visa and they only need to get the freelancer license. This permit identifies you as a sole practitioner and enables you to conduct business in your name other than a brand name.
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Citizens from Iran, Iraq, North Korea, Syria and Yemen are currently excluded from applying for Vanuatu citizenship. If the individual has not resided in these countries above for the past 5 years and has a permanent abroad, then they are eligible.
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