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Jellbean5 :

Hi there!

Looking for some urgent advice if possible! I was offered a teaching position in Abu Dhabi last year with an excellent relocation package for myself, my husband and 4 children.

However, my eldest daughter was born to a previous relationship and I was unmarried to her father. I panicked as I couldn’t find anything to clearly explain the legal implications of “illegitimate” children, and withdrew from the post. I was told by the school’s HR department that all I would need is the letter of no objection from my daughter’s father.

Now, here I am one year later with a few excellent opportunities on offer within Abu Dhabi and Dubai, if I take the leap. My family and I were hugely disappointed that our plans didn’t go ahead last year. At that point, I felt I didn’t have enough information, but now strongly considering making plans to live our family dream.  Would I be in trouble with the UAE law if I relocated and they realised on arrival that my daughter was born out of wedlock? Any advice would be hugely appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

J :)

Hi I hope this reaches you in time, not sure if you received an answer yet for this but it is correct you will need a ‘no objection letter’ from her father in order to get her residency visa (just in case they ask). Make sure it is notarized and possibly even stamped by your department of internal affairs and foreign affairs also (they get real picky about stamps and trust me you don’t want to have that hassle after you arrive). You won’t be in any trouble with the law, it just might cause an issue getting your visa processed on time.  That only helps if your child’s father is named on the birth certificate though!

If the child’s father isn’t on the birth certificate it is actually much easier.  My son’s father was not on his and I married my husband (not his father) when he was a baby, then changed my sons name along with mine.  This has posed no problems whatsoever for him getting sponsored by my husbands employer MANY times over the 14 years we have been in UAE.

If your daughter has a different surname from your husband and immigration asks about her father (which is unlikely as not a single person has ever questioned us) you can tell them your child was from your first marriage and that will be the end of it.  They will not care about previous marriage papers as you are not sponsoring the ex. 

So in summary don’t stress over it, you won’t be in trouble with the law, maybe the staff member processing your visa will shake their head and say ‘haram’ if you tell them the true story, but that’s about it.

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