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Dubai Introduces New Long-term Gaming Visa Opportunity 2024

Are you a professional gamer? Don’t miss your chance to apply to Dubai’s new gaming visa

Calling gaming geeks

Dubai has introduced a long-term gaming visa, an initiative designed to attract gamers, content creators, and industry professionals from around the world. This visa offers long-term residency and a myriad of benefits aimed at advancing careers in the sector. Known for its innovation and ambition, Dubai aims to establish itself as a global leader in the gaming industry with this new opportunity. Since the gamer industry is booming, Dubai, the leading city in many aspects, is looking to lead in the video-game world as well.

According to the Dubai Government website, the visa application is overseen by the Dubai Future Foundation and “will focus on three main areas including talent, content and tech in line with various national strategies that aim to strengthen the UAE and Dubai’s digital economy.”


DPG 2033

This long-term Dubai visa is a key component of the larger Dubai Program for Gaming 2033 (DPG 2033). The comprehensive strategy related to the long-term visa seeks to transform the city into a thriving gaming hub by 2033. DPG 2033 outlines a plan to attract international talent, nurture local expertise, and create a supportive ecosystem for gaming innovation. DPG is quickly being implemented through this recent visa opportunity. The program aims to generate 30,000 new jobs in the sector and contribute an estimated $1 billion to Dubai’s GDP by 2033. To read more about Dubai’s gamers industry click here.


How do I apply??

The application process for the visa is pretty straightforward:

  1. Visit the Official Website: Start by visiting the official website of the Dubai Gaming Initiative.
  2. Create an Account: Register and create an account on the website.
  3. Fill Out the Application Form: Provide all required information and documents, including a field-related CV and a copy of your passport.
  4. Submit the Application: Complete and submit the application form.
  5. Await Approval: The application will be reviewed, and applicants will be notified of the outcome.

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