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Living in the United Arab Emirates guide

Find out all you need to know to relocate and live in the United Arab Emirates with the expat guide

Generalities

General information

Formalities

Visas, passports and entry requirements

Visas

Work visas, work permits, working holiday visas and residence permits

Work

Labour market, how to find a job

Accommodation

How to rent a house or an apartment, leases and rental agreements

Study

Student visa, University registration

Health care

Public and private health systems

Bank

Open and manage a bank account

Tax

Tax system, income tax

Transports

Train, bus, plane, car rental

Driver's licence

Driving requirements

Removal

moving, formalities and useful tips

Communications

Phone line, internet provider, post office

Leisure

Sports, leisure and cultural activities
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International Money Transfer

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