Provisions allowing foreigners to acquire the Emirati nationality In January 2021, the UAE Government approved amendments to the ‘Executive Regulation of the Citizenship and Passports Law’ allowing specific categories of foreigners, their spouses and children to acquire the Emirati nationality. The amendment stipulates certain conditions for each category and allows the naturalised citizen to retain his original nationality. )
one of the categories is the “investor”
Eligible candidates will need to:
- Take the oath of allegiance and loyalty to the UAE
- Commit to abide by the UAE’s laws
- Inform the UAE government entity, in case of acquiring or losing any other citizenship.
- The citizenship can be withdrawn upon breach of the conditions.
How can you acquire UAE citizenship?
You can acquire the UAE’s citizenship only through the Rulers’ and Crown Princes’ Courts, Offices of the Executive Councils and the Cabinet based on the nominations of federal entities.