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uae visa for retired expats

For the past few months, the government of the UAE has been introducing new laws and several major changes in visa rules. As part of their latest move, the UAE Cabinet has approved a long-term visa for expat retirees in the country, based on a report by WAM News Agency. Aside from the new visa, the… Read More

The ongoing UAE amnesty program enables those who have overstayed their visas to legalise their status or exit the country without paying any fines. After the program ends on October 31st, however, authorities are planning to enforce tougher visa rules, as reported by Gulf News. According to the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (FAIC), majority of amnesty… Read More

Traveling with kids has just gotten much easier and more affordable in UAE. Every summer season, the children of tourists traveling to the UAE are exempted from visa fees. You heard that right! Seeking to boost the country as a major tourist destination, the UAE Cabinet has introduced new visa rules. One of these is… Read More

Situated in the western part of Dubai, the Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) is known as the world’s largest free economic zone. Thousands of employees come here everyday. And now — thanks to a new agreement — these workers will be able to have their visas processed within 24 hours. On Monday, Jafza signed an… Read More

6 months visa for job seekers

Among the major highlights from the new UAE visa policies include a 6 months temporary visa for job-seekers in the country. This UAE 6-month visa is catered to job applicants who have overstayed their current visa but still wish to work in the country. Also Read: UAE Labour: Working Hours, Leaves and Vacations This is… Read More

Last week, the UAE Cabinet announced major changes in visa rules, including transit visas wherein eligible travellers can get a 48-hour stopover for free. These new regulations are bound to boost the economy, especially since a huge chunk of passengers entering the country are tourists who are simply “passing through.” Also Read: UAE Announces 6-Months… Read More

Not long after the UAE Cabinet announced changes in visa rules, they’ve made other important decisions: one-year visa extensions for widows and divorcees, as well as one-year visas for people from countries plagued by wars and natural disasters. Under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE… Read More

uae new visa policies

The United Arab Emirates government has announced new UAE visa policies. Here we list some important points that you should know as an expat especially with these major changes. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, headed the amendments on visa and… Read More

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