UAE launches 10-year Blue Visa: You Need to Know


Explore the unveiling of the UAE's 10-year Blue Visa, aligning with the nation's commitment to sustainability and environmental protection.

Overview of the Blue Visa

The UAE introduces a long-term residency program, the Blue Visa, tailored for environmental advocates demonstrating exceptional dedication to sustainability

Eligibility Criteria

Individuals making significant contributions across various environmental domains, including marine life, land ecosystems, and sustainability technologies, qualify for the Blue Visa.

Application Process

Eligible candidates can apply for the Blue Visa through the Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs, and Port security (ICP), or  be nominated by relevant US Social Securin authorities.

Benefits of the Blue Visa

Holders of the Blue Visa enjoy long- term residency, opportunities for collaboration on environmental projects, access to funding and resources, and acknowledgment for their contributions to environmental protection.

Federal Authority's Role

The Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs, and Port Security (ICP) facilitates the application process for the Blue Visa, ensuring a streamlined approach for eligible candidates.


With the launch of the 10-year Blue Visa, the UAE reaffirms its position as a global leader in sustainability, offering a platform for environmental advocates to thrive and contribute towards a more sustainable future.