Expatriates, who hold valid partner, investor , employee visa in UAE, can sponsor the following family members:
If you are a Muslim resident, you may also sponsor two wives but you must meet certain terms set out by the GDRFA.
You can sponsor your sons only if they are 18 or under. If the sons are over 18, you can still sponsor them but only if they are students, and only up to the age of 21. Additionally, if the sons are over 18, they must enter the UAE at least once every six months if studying abroad otherwise their UAE visa will be canceled.
You can sponsor your daughters only if they are unmarried.
You can also sponsor your parents, provided you meet the following conditions:
You may also sponsor your stepchildren if you get a written No Objection Certificate from the biological parent. The visa for stepchildren is valid for one year and renewable.