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how to cancel uae residence visa

The residence visa is issued to people who are working in the UAE. It is also issued to a family member or dependent, which a UAE resident has sponsored. The visa is valid for 2 to 3 years and may be renewed for as long as the resident is working in the country. But what happens… Read More

Without a doubt, Dubai is one of the world’s top destinations for work, travel, and business. There are plenty of reasons why people choose to work and live in Dubai. Prior to this, they need to apply for a work visa permit upon arriving in the emirate. If you are thinking about going to Dubai… Read More

Recently, we shared about the new UAE law on domestic workers as well as support service workers. We’ve also discussed what the labour law in the emirates has to say about the working hours, official leaves, and vacations of employees. Today, we will talk about another important topic: overstaying. Many people come to the UAE on a visit/tourist… Read More

As of November 1st, typing centres in Dubai are no longer able to process visa applications. They will be replaced by Amer centres, which are “one-stop” service centers, instead. The Amer centre is the latest government service to go “online.” In August, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) launched one-stop medical fitness centres. These enable people to… Read More

tunisia visa application dubai

UPDATE Oct. 24, 2017: This post was written before an update regarding Tunisia Tourist Visa application. Based on a report from Khaleej Times, UAE residents (meaning those who have any passport, so long as you have a valid UAE residence visa) will get a “Visa on Arrival” upon visiting Tunisia. So this is definitely great… Read More

uk tourist visa dubai

Have you ever dreamed of traveling to the United Kingdom? Do you wish to see the Tower of London, ride the London Eye, or visit the Buckingham Palace? If you answered “yes” to these questions, then read on to learn how you can get a UK tourist visa! Getting a UK tourist visa while residing… Read More

how to apply for usa tourist visa dubai

If you are a resident of the UAE and you have plans of traveling to the United States of America (USA), you need to apply for a US visa to travel legally. Unless your passport allows you to travel freely to the US without any issue, then you’re going to need a visa before going there.… Read More

Beautiful beach and sea at sunset in Dubai

There are around 450,000 Filipinos in Dubai out of more than 10 million total OFWs around the world and more than 20% of the total OFWs in the entire UAE. Are you one of us? Are you an OFW based in Dubai too? Or, Are you planning or interested to come here to try your… Read More

egypt tourist visa application dubai

Expats in Dubai who want to travel to Egypt may need to apply for a tourist visa beforehand. Depending on your nationality, you may need to visit the Consulate General of Egypt to get a visa so you can travel to this country. Here’s a step by step guide how. Egypt offers the traveler with… Read More

The Cabinet has approved a new entry visa system on Sunday. This system seeks to attract qualified and talented professionals to the UAE. It will be carried out in phases, said His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai. Seeking Global & Regional Talent The first phase of the… Read More

romania tourist visa dubai

Romania is situated in South Eastern part of Central Europe with terrains consist of mountains, hills and plains. The country has a climate with four distinct seasons. Romania is always associated with Transylvania. You might be thinking now if it is the place associated with Dracula. It might be, yes or no. It is for… Read More


If you’ve just given birth to your son or daughter, it is important that you apply for a passport and residence visa for your child. The passport will be processed at your embassy. For the residence visa, parents need to apply at the General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs (GDRFA) in Al Jafiliya. This… Read More

In case you are planning to bring your spouse to Dubai and sponsor their residence visa, here’s a guide to help you do so. Below is a list of requirements, qualification and steps based on an experience by one of our readers who have shared their experience with us. Please be guided accordingly. To sponsor… Read More