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  1. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi and thanks for maintaining such a nice community on Expatforum! I've already found a lot of useful and relevant info here. My question is about credit card terms. A bit of background info - you can skip below the horizonal line if you don't care. When I came to Dubai, I wanted just a basic...
  2. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Could you please someone let me know the benefits of having Australia PR in terms 1. Studies for child/ dependent. any benefits on Fees? 2. Medical insurance 3. child daycare
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello guys, i am married to a british citizen and i would like to apply for the naturalisation because i am afraid of Brexit :( my husband and i separated after 3 years of being married due domestic violence. I got my ILR on april of 2015 so i have more than a year on it. The thing recently i...
  4. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello,, I hve been working in dubai for past 3 months for a mnc forex trading company.. i was on a 6 months probation period but due to some reasons now i have resigned from my company and currently serving 1 month notice period..i have an unlimited type of contract..my question is that would i...
  5. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hello again, I'm new to the forum and as I learn, it seems I need to ask more questions. I understand that there are several types of visas and Mexico has a minimum income requirement for people who desire to retire in Mexico. I am not clear on either the income requirement for a single person...
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello everyone! Just wishing someone could give some advice. Here is the situation: My gf is a polish citizen that recently arrived to uk, on november 2015. before she was living 2 years with me in mexico, and she got pregnant on august 2015. I joined her on december 2015, with a visitor...
  7. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    My husband, who is a British citizen, has been made redundant from his job. In the meantime as he seeks employment, can he claim any benefits such as: 1. Jobseeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit 2. Housing Benefit 3. Tax credits and Rebates Now, keep in mind that he sponsored me on a UK...
  8. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello I hope someone can shed some light on what benefits I can claim and cannot claim. My husband is on spouse settlement visa (no recourse to public funds). I am currently working but due to be made redundant by my employer. I have already started searching for employment but if I get made...
  9. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi - I am 54 years old and am emigrating to the UK later this year. I have a British Passport by descent and am a British Citizen. I was in the UK in 1997 and have a National Insurance Number. I will be arriving with not much money, hopefully about 2000 pounds. Friends will put me up for a few...
  10. UAE Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UAE
    What are the best government companies in Abu Dhabi in terms of salary / benefits?
  11. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello Group, I have got a job offer from Sydney based company and offering annual package of $125000 (incl. super ann) and sponsoring my 457 Work Visa. I am from Bangalore, India and amidst of saying Yes or No to the Australian organization on the job offer. I am married and have 2 year old...
  12. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    Hello, I just want to ask you guys for some advice. I'm a sales & marketing manager in the engineering plastics sector in a distribution company in Japan for 5 years now. A multinational distributor would like to hire me as a consultant in their Thailand office for the marketing of engineering...
  13. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I am my husband's visa sponsor (he was granted a 2.5 yr spousal visa in March 2014) and it looks like I am going to lose my job as I've been diagnosed with breast cancer and need a lot of time off and haven't yet passed my probationary period in my new job. I am terrified that if I then...
  14. Articles: Europe
    British expats who commit fraud by living abroad but still claiming benefits face a new crackdown aimed at weeding out thousands who are costing the country more than £80 million. New figures published by the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) show that in the past year, 769 cases were...
  15. Expat Tax
    Hi All, My US wife will be joining me in the UK soon on a settlement spouse visa - towards the end of August. We are a childless couple if that makes a difference to the following questions. We've started to look at the issues surrounding tax, benefits, and finances, but are really confused...
  16. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I am a french citizen going to move to UK and settle there with a job. I have a concern that may I apply to benefits of UK like Jobseeker allowance,housing benefit,council tax benefit, etc....or do I have to be a mandatory UK citizen... Please clarify my doubt!
  17. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Do seniors on a visit visa in Australia enjoy any benefits at all? I suppose many of the standard senior resident/citizen benefits do not apply. But are there any that still apply?
  18. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Question for you all: My fiance settlement visa application is sitting with an immigration officer in Sheffield right now. I just got an e-mail this morning which asked for bank statements showing that my disabled sponsor recieves DLA. I've included the paperwork that says he gets DLA, but I...
  19. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi My wife finally got her visa and flew into the UK last week. We have finally been reunited after 1 whole year ! :) I needed some advice on obtaining a NI number for my wife. Can she apply for one only if she gets a job with an employer, or can she apply for her N.I. while searching for...
  20. Guides
    Expats employed by multinational companies suffer from family stress, cultural differences and increased workloads despite their employers investing a significant amount on their well-being. Research by health services company Cigna and the National Foreign Trade Council points out that...
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