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  1. Bringing children to Egypt

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hi, does anyone know the situation regarding bringing children to Egypt? I am a UK woman with 2 children, UK citizens, and I am married to a man in Luxor. The plan is to go and live there with him. It seems for me to get citizenship would not be hard. But what is the situation regarding...
  2. Re taxing my car

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hello, I have been living in Cairo for a number of years now, I have always had my own car taxed in my name. To re tax the car was always a long process involving a lot of letters and stamps. One of the letters required was a letter from the British Embassy confirming I am British, where I work...
  3. Police Certificate from Dubai (visitor)

    Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello all, I have a major problem. My wife and I are Egyptians, currently living in Egypt. We visited Dubai for more than 6 months, she was on a visit visa the entire time, and I was on a visit visa most of the time except for 2 months when I had a resident card only for 2 months. I am...
  4. Internet Problems

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hey everyone, I'm in Hurghada and I've been having internet problems for about a year now (subscribed on and off due to traveling), I'm subscribed to Orange DSL through a re-seller called iNet (previously iCore), and basically the copper cable running from my house to the main distribution point...
  5. Application Process for spouse visa from Cairo, Egypt

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I wanted to ask what the process is for applying for a UK spouse visa from Egypt. So far I have assumed the following: 1- Apply online on Visa4UK website 2- Pay and book biometrics appointment at visa centre in Egypt 3- Submit supporting documents 4- Wait for response 5- Pick up visa from...
  6. Orfi Contract

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hi guys. I have a problem I was hoping I could get some help with. I'm scheduled to go to Egypt this Summer to see a guy I've been talking to for years. I'm not going to lie- we were planning on getting... well, personal with each other, if you catch my drift. I don't feel like signing an Orfi...
  7. Trip Ticket System, Saudi Arabia to Egypt

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hi, So the thing is I live in Oslo, Norway and I am a Danish citizen. I do, however, have Egyptian family and for that reason I visit Egypt every year for about 2 months during my summer vacation. I have a summer house and a car (which I am very grateful for), and the car is where this post...
  8. Birth Control in Egypt

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    So apparently this is kind of an awkward topic in Egypt, but I am married to an Egyptian and we do not want to have kids for a few years we are only 23. I am looking for options of birth control here but google seems to be no help. My Egyptian mother in law went to the pharmacy and had gotten me...
  9. shipping belongings from Egypt to Toronto

    Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hi Can anyone recommend an effective and cheap way of shipping some of the belongings from Cairo to Toronto?
  10. Help with Egypt passport

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I was wondering if anyone could help me. I'm using the Visa4UK website to apply for a spousal visa and it is asking for my husband's passport details, for example "Place of Issue" and "Issuing Authority". My husband has an Egyptian password and the only information I can see that seems...
  11. kids with dyslexia

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    We have two sons (8 and 10) who have both been diagnosed as being dyslexic. The elder has problems with wrtitten work and organisation but his reading is good. The younger is very dyslexic and has seven hours a week special tuition at his current school but is still struggling to read and...
  12. UK Spouse Settlement Visa - Financial Requirement

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I am currently trying to apply for a spouse settlement visa for my Egyptian husband. I am British and I have been living in Egypt for the past 3-4 years. During my stay I have been studying. My problem regarding the financial requirement is that I am not entirely sure what category I...
  13. Residence visa overstay consequences

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Greetings fellow expats, and a very good to you all! I couldn't find an answer in the sticky threads and search didn't turn up anything relevant either, so any help is appreciated. I've been a student in Egypt for the past 4 years and just graduated a couple of months ago. However, I still...
  14. Be very careful

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    A French citizen died after being attacked by cellmates in a Cairo police station, where he had been detained for breaking a night-time curfew, security officials said on Tuesday. Police arrested the man in the upmarket Zamalek neighborhood of the capital for violating the nightly curfew in...
  15. Water in Egypt

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hey guys this is my first post and I was wondering if someone from Egypt (currently residing) could answer a few question for me, regarding water bottle prices. I know how insensitive and mundane it must sound, given your country's current political state but I really need help and I have...
  16. Moving to El Gouna

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hi everybody My husband & I are considering moving to El Gouna. We have a 15 yr old boy and a 9 yr old girl. We live in Canada but we're originally from Egypt. We've been living in Canada since 2001. We were wondering if there are good schools in El Gouna and if there are places where the kids...
  17. Transporting dogs to Cairo

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hello everyone :) I'm a newbie, moved to Cairo on the 19th after somehow managing to find my dream job by accident! Was randomly window shopping horsey jobs (am a riding instructor and horse trainer from the UK) after I moved to France with my mother as she offered me our old holiday home to...
  18. what is mean by "ICT Minor" ?

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    hi there please i need help on my case : - Am from Egypt working as Oracle developer - My education : Bsc. commerce major accounting - Qualification year : 2003 - My experience : a- Oracle field : 4 years b- VB6 programmer : 3 years c- IT specialist : 1 year note : 1- in my education i...
  19. Mommies with babies/toddlers in 6th of October

    Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Dear expats, Are there any mommies with kids (young children, toddlers, babies) living in the areas of 6th of October/ Palm Hills compound? And are there any mommies/babies groups you belong to?
  20. Filing I-130 From Abroad - No Mail Service in Egypt

    USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Could anyone give me some advice? I'm a US Citizen married to an Egyptian. We were married in Egypt and have been living here together for 4 years and we are ready to file the I-130 now. I have legal status as a resident in Egypt. I have been told, by our embassy in Cairo, I must send the...