UAE expats wishing to sponsor five relatives on a residence visa must have a minimum monthly salary of Dh10,000, a report said on Wednesday.

Ali Mohammad Al Shamsi, chairman of the Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs and Port Security, has issued a resolution to this effect, with regard to the conditions and controls of the Cabinet resolution No. 65 which were implemented on October 3, 2022, according to a report on Arabic newspaper Al Khaleej.

The expat sponsors must also have adequate housing. Those who are planning to sponsor six relatives must have a higher salary of at least Dh15,000. The director-general will review applications for more than 6 relatives, the report added.

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