30 March 2023, Construction Week Middle East
Dubai Land Department’s platform will allow real estate investors to apply for a variety of visas, including the 10-year Golden Visa
Dubai’s e-property residence visa system has been highlighted as a key factor in enhancing the real estate investor experience, Dubai Land Department has said.
During a presentation at the Dubai Land Department Cube – a centre dedicated to providing exceptional services to real estate investors, officials from DLD said that the system offers an efficient e-platform for submitting applications for real estate residence, providing investors with flexibility, ease, and high-quality services.
Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director-General of DLD, along with several other officials from the department, were present at the event.
Officials said that the development of the e-property residence visa system showcases DLD’s commitment to enhancing its partnership with the private sector, which is a vital driver and active contributor to the real estate sector.
They added that the initiative aligns with the directives of Dubai’s leadership, led by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, as stated in the Dubai Economic Agenda D33.
The agenda aims to provide a globally competitive environment that fosters private sector investments.
Positioning Dubai as a global leader in real estate investment
Sultan Butti bin Mejren said: “Positioning Dubai as a global leader in real estate investments is a top strategic priority that necessitates a strong partnership with the private sector and seamless government integration.
“This requires upgrading our comprehensive real estate system through effective partnerships and innovative digital infrastructure. Such efforts reflect our commitment to enhancing our customers’ and investors’ happiness and satisfaction. We are steadfast in following the wise leadership’s path, which places great importance on the private sector’s active and indispensable role in the sustainable development process.”
The platform allows real estate investors to apply for a variety of visas, including the 10-year Property Investor Golden Visa, 2-year Property Investor Visa, Family Visa, Parents Investor Visa, Retirees Residency, and Medical Test Service.
DLD stated that the streamlined process not only enhances the overall investor experience, but also enables proactive, human-centric services that adhere to international best practices.
The e-property residence visa system aims to offer investors a convenient system via the electronic platform . The platform has been designed to be multi-lingual, with options available in English, Arabic, Russian, Persian, and Chinese. It also includes features such as the electronic tracking of applications, and fully automated service requirements.
In addition, investors can utilise the video calling feature to address any inquiries they may have.