Dubai has announced to issue the first-ever Cultural Visa for 1000 people from all around the world. On Tuesday, the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (DACAA) announced its purpose with respect to visas. The Cultural Visa initiative in the UAE by the Sultan’s father, the Ruler of Dubai, is launched in 2019. Here’s what you should know about it.
A Number of Foreign Candidates Have Already Been Offered Visas
The UAE has issued visa for 163 countries as of 2019. Of these applications, only 120 candidates met the requirement, and all of them have been granted visas. While for rest, permit is under process.
@DubaiCulture and Arts Authority to grant cultural visas to 1,000 creators and artists from across the world, with 120 cultural visa applicants having already met the eligibility criteria https://t.co/1LDLzsZO0G pic.twitter.com/rSLHwYe8lb
— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) March 2, 2021
The program was launched to position Dubai as a global hub for culture, creativity and talent. Speaking of this pilot project and the applicants, Hala Badri, Director-General of Dubai Culture, said:
“Dubai provides a stimulating and supportive environment for creativity and creators. Its contributions have helped raise the UAE’s position in the global cultural landscape by attracting exceptional writers, artists and creators.”
Here’s How to Apply for Cultural Visa in Dubai
Speaking about the long-term visa plan, she added,
“The long-term cultural visa provides talented people with a stable base in Dubai and contributes to enhancing the emirate’s growth by stimulating the creative economy. This will result in creating more jobs in the sector, especially as Dubai has a strong cultural foundation and diverse creative sectors that offer attractive opportunities to intellectuals and creative people. Enabling more eligible individuals to receive this visa has always been part of this pioneering initiative’s strategic plan.”
If you are looking forward to applying for a cultural visa in Dubai, here are all the criteria you need to keep in mind. A candidate needs to provide proof of years of residence in the country, to have creative achievements, and to be willing to meet the optional conditions and commitments for each category, including a commitment to contribute 36 hours of creative or artistic service to the community in the UAE.
If you comply with the above-mentioned bill, you can easily apply for a visa.
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