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Through earlier posts, we’ve shared about how to get tourist visas for the United States, United Kingdom, and other destinations. Depending on the kind of passport you have, a visa is needed when traveling to other countries, whether for work, business, or travel purposes. However, some passports are more “powerful” than others. These do not… Read More

Through a post on their official Twitter page, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) reminded everyone about the rules on work permits. In particular, they cited the top three reasons why a work permit should be cancelled or revoked. Basically, the work permit allows a person to enter the UAE for work purposes. It… Read More

Stopping over the UAE for a few days… or even a few hours? Got time to see famous sights across the emirates? With a transit visa, you can explore the country before heading to your next destination. Depending on your nationality and passport type, you can get a visa-on-arrival or a pre-planned transit visa when… Read More

apply for schengen visa for iceland in dubai

If you’re planning to see and experience the beauty of Iceland, one of the most important things you’ll need is a visa! For your travel to Iceland, you will need to apply for a Schengen Visa. While we have already covered a general guideline in getting a Schengen tourist visa in general, this article discusses… Read More

UAE residents who plan to visit Sri Lanka and may need to get a visa before-hand, here’s a step by step guide how to get an eVisa online prior to your travel to this Asian country. Take note that some nationalities may or may not need to get an tourist visa on hand as it… Read More

For those of you who want to travel and visit India, depending on your passport, you may need to process an India visa beforehand. Here we share a step by step guide on how you can get an Indian eVisa online. This experience is shared by one of our DubaiOFW contributors, Japeth, who wanted to… Read More

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