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  1. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hi! I´m 20 years old and I live in Sweden right now. Just got back from a trip to Sharm and fell in love with the place. For a long time i´ve been thinking about moving so now I reaaaaaaally want to go to Sharm. But how do I do this? What jobs should I look for? Visa? Apartment? I have to know...
  2. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi All, I wanted to share my experience. I am a british national married to an egyptian for 3 yrs. We have applied for a spouse visa but it was refused due to financial reasons. The refusal letter states that according to my p60, it indicates that my income is below the threshold at 16k...
  3. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    everyone who's ever lived and worked in egypt, I'm looking into an internship in Cairo with Procter & Gamble, but one of the requirements is that I be eligible to work in Egypt. Now, I've lived in Egypt for a brief study abroad, but I don't know how I could check to see if I am eligible to...
  4. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hi! My husband and I moved to Alexandria about 5 months ago. I recently found out I am now preggo! I am all natural kind of person and looking for doctor who will not push modern medical interventions (ie. c-section, medicines) I am looking to have a natural birth and a doctor who will...
  5. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hi All, First off, thanks so much for the useful information posted here. I've already been learning a lot from the helpful posts. You guys are great! My wife and I are currently in Cairo for two weeks on business/planning for our move to Cairo in early January 2013. We will be living in the...
  6. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hey everyone, My gf is Saudi, but currently living in Egypt, and she has just been accepted to the University of ottawa for her Masters degree (big news for me!) anyway we're now in the process of trying to get all her paperwork together to apply for her study permit. Any ideas what paperwork...
  7. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    I wanted to share my recent experience trying to transport my dog from Cairo to Washington DC. First of all - keep away from Egypt Air. They are the typical government civil servant outfit you are all aware of if you have spent 3 days in Egypt. It is like going to the Mogamma downtown. They...
  8. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hi all, Recent college grad here, will be moving to Egypt at the end of August (2012) for about a year. Wondering about getting my Verizon iPhone 4S set up upon arrival. Verizon has already unlocked my phone to work on Egypt's GSM network. Considering the length of time I will be there, I...
  9. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    hi, I just wanted to know your opinions. My mother has been planning on coming here to cairo nasr city with my two siblings (5 and 6 yrs). And stay here from beginning of june to the end of august. But now she is hearing these rumors from people she know in facebook and media, that it will...
  10. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hello. I am new to Expat Forum and thought it might be a suitable place to post a few messages to meet people, network and to get a little assistance! I will be starting a new business venture in Egypt early 2012. I've spent a lot of time in Egypt over the years doing business with various...
  11. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    I am about to move to Alexandria for six months starting in January 2011. I am attending classes at Alexandria University for a semester, but at 35 years old I'd prefer not to live in student housing! I'm female, coming from UK married (but I'll be by myself for the semester). If anyone has a...
  12. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi all, I thought Egyptians should also have their own thread, in which we share our experience either with skills assessment, or DIAC, or whatever else... The process is lengthy, full of details, and tricky at some points, by sharing the smallest details, you might be a valuable help to...
  13. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hi, I am considering having my baby in Egypt. As some background...My husband is Egyptian but is having trouble getting a visa for the UK. In order to help with his application I am still living and working in the UK. However now I am pregnant I am facing the reality that he may not be able to...
  14. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hi everyone, So my Dad is born and raised in Egypt and I am moving there in a few months. What do I require to work? Just a Residence Card? Thanks!
  15. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    hi everyone, i was just offered a job working in cairo (i am half egyptian and have traveled there a lot pre revolution) and am wondering what it's like now? my work would be in garden city, and considering it's proximity to the action, where's a good place to live? how much is a good rate...
  16. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hi My Egyptian fiance is hoping to come to the UK so we can marry here. I have a long term illness so I have not been working and even if I was working I could not show that I alone can support us both as I am unable to work f/t. I am currently looking for work and expect to be able to claim...
  17. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    I know that in Egypt, Facebook was blocked for a few days during the 2011 Egyptian protests but i don't have any idea if the ban still applies. Let me know if you have any ideas. If you have some sources please provide them.
  18. General Expat Discussions
    Hi My Egyptian Fiance is about to complete a VAF1F in the hope that he can be granted the visa and arrive here within the next 4 months and we can keep our wedding date of 15th October. (Looking more and more unlikely by the day unfortunately....:hurt:). PLEASE can anyone reading this who has...
  19. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Ok I'm not actually having it myself I'm a man, but my wife is. Now we are torn, do we have the baby here in Cairo or in London? It will be a caesarean section as our last one was, so we are concerned about getting the right level of expertise and care and also the cost. Does anyone have any...
  20. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    Hi forum members, I've been in Cairo for a few months now and I was preparing to refill my adderal prescription when I was told that it's actually illegal here... I am at a bit of a loss, nothing I found before I arrived here said it was illegal. I would be unable to get anything sent from...
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