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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

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