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Dubai Tips

Blog posts that will hopefully be of use to anybody who wants to learn anything about Dubai. How Tos, Dubai Laws, and government-related tips can be found here.

How to Apply for a Resident Identity Card 3

If you are planning to come and work in any of the seven emirates of the UAE, one of the first things that you should have is a resident identity card or Emirates ID. This is the main identification card of all UAE citizens and residents, and it should be carried at all times. The resident… Read more

how to renew philippine passport dubai

For Filipinos wanting to renew their Philippine Passport in Dubai, or needing to upgrade to the ePassport, this is a post to guide you about the process. If your passport is about to expire, don’t wait further as you might get denied to travel. Please get an appointment and then head over to the PCG… Read more

What to Expect When You Resign from Your Job in UAE 4

What happens when you resign from a job in the UAE? How long should your notice period be? Do you need to pay for any visa cancellation costs and other fees? These are just some of the questions that we will address in today’s article about resignation or termination. ALSO READ: How to Resign from a… Read more

salary delay - not paying salary on time uae

Recently, we received a message from one of our readers mentioning that a certain “reputable” company has not paid its workers for more than two months now. Hence, this article seeks to address similar situations, i.e. employers who do not pay their employees on time. We share some tips on your rights as a worker,… Read more

How to set up a business in dubai 5

Planning to start your own business or company in Dubai? If so, then you’ll need to consider the type of business, trade name, ownership, fees, location, and other important considerations. ALSO READ: 7 Great Business Ideas for OFWS The Department of Economic Development (DED) is the main agency that oversees business activities in the emirate. It… Read more

how to notarize documents pcg dubai

Whether you are getting married, applying for NBI clearance, or processing officials documents, you will need to have these notarized at the Philippine Consulate General (PCG) in Dubai. The notarization is a process in which documents are authenticated (with red ribbon) in order to validate them. In our case, we were applying for a loan… Read more

How to Apply for an OEC in Dubai

Whenever you go to the Philippines for a vacation, don’t forget to renew your Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) before returning abroad. You can have this processed while you are in the country, but what if you need to apply for it when you are outside the Philippines? ALSO READ: How to Get an OEC at NAIA… Read more

Best Places to Watch the Fireworks on New Year

In just a couple of weeks, we will be bidding goodbye to 2018, and saying hello to 2019! Of course, what better way to celebrate the New Year than by getting together with family and friends, having a few drinks, listening to live bands… and watching spectacular fireworks! ALSO READ: List of UAE Public Holidays 2019… Read more

Cheapest Way to Global Village - Public Transport 5

The Global Village is one of the most popular destinations in Dubai, especially during the winter season. Currently on its 23rd season, it reopened to the public on October 30, 2018 — featuring a gigantic Ferris wheel, a circus, a floating market, and lots of new attractions! ALSO READ: Global Village is Now Open! The Global Village… Read more

List of Driving Schools in the UAE

Although the UAE has an extensive public transport system, many people still prefer to drive on their way to work, or when sightseeing across the country. If you are one of them, then applying for a driving license, as well as registering your vehicle, is an absolute must! Notably, some nationalities can easily convert their existing driving license… Read more

How to Dispute a Traffic Fine in Dubai 5

When asked to pay a fine for breaking a traffic rule, the obvious reaction would be to settle it as soon as possible. But what if you are issued a fine for something that you are certain you didn’t commit? Is it possible to contest or dispute a traffic fine in Dubai? The answer is… Read more

How to Register a New Car in Dubai 4

Although there are different modes of public transport in Dubai, you may prefer to use your own car in getting around. Of course, this means that aside from applying for a driving license, you would need to register your vehicle with the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). When you buy a new car in Dubai, the dealer… Read more

how to get married uae courts abu dhabi

Expats in the UAE who have different nationalities and are planning to get married in the UAE courts, here is a guide shared by one of our contributors when she (Filipina) and her boyfriend (Egyptian) tied the knot in Abu Dhabi Courts. Note: This guide is based on the author’s experience. We hope you find her… Read more

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