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  1. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    I need to renew passport of my wife and want to change the surname as the previous passport was made before marriage. But it is not clear whether the name on residence visa needs to be changed or not. In other words, do we need to get a new residence visa processed, simply transfer the residence...
  2. Coffee lounge : Immigration sharing ideas
    Hi there I'm new to this forum and just wanted to introduce myself plus asking a few questions. I'm from Denmark, 43 years old. My wife is Australian. We have been in love with New Zealand for a long time. Having just come back from a month trip to NZ we seriously thinking about relocating to NZ...
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, I am hoping that I am writing to the correct forum. If not, please let me know. I hope someone might be able to help with my query. I have tried searching the forum without luck so here it goes. I am an American who lived in the UK for just over 14 years. I obtained my residence...
  4. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi all this is the first message that I am posting on this forum and I hope to get the replies soon. I got a job in Ajman and received "Entry Permit - New - Work" Ajman visa in my home country Pakistan through email by the employer. After arriving, I went through medical tests and joined the...
  5. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi, I am very new to UAE and also to this forum. I just got through with my medical tests and tomorrow I am going with my PRO for the Labour Contract typing at Tas'heel and visa stamping at immigration (SNRD). Hope it should get done tomorrow (Inshallah as the locals say!!!). I am sure in...
  6. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    I have an urgent question, just got off the phone with Immigration and they were very unhelpful, haven't been able to get a clear answer from anyone. My husband entered the UAE on a family visa(I am his wife) on Sept 18. He went for the medical exam and was told he has lung scars from old TB -...
  7. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    I got my employment (freelance) visa over email today and now will need to enter UAE within next 60 days. I was given two options from my free zone - urgent or normal visa processing. I chose normal processing mode for employment visa and got it in 3 working days. I need to decide between normal...
  8. Coffee lounge : Immigration sharing ideas
    Hi all, My husband is an Australian PR and is currently in australia. I will be applying for partner visa subclass 309/100, which I expect to get around October next year. He plans to move to NZ by 2016 and I am planning to move with him to study in new zealand. 1. Should i apply for a...
  9. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    I have a free zone residence visa (RAK) and will over run my stay outside the country by a few days. does anyone know what will happen?
  10. Cyprus Expat Forum for Expats Living in Cyprus
    Hello everyone! I'm new and have been referred to the site from another user. I have a couple of questions and would be very grateful for any advice from anyone. This might be a little long, so apologies. I currently live in the UK and have been in a relationship with a non-EU citizen for...
  11. Coffee lounge : Immigration sharing ideas
    Hi, I have a small query regarding my Residence Visa Conditions (see attached), I would appreciate if you can help me out with it: I applied for Residence Visa under SMC, instead of residence they gave me a Work Permit and asked me to show them if my skills are being recognized by showing a...
  12. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi, I have applied for my mother's residence visa on May 6th, about 20 days back with all the proper documentation and I haven't heard anything from the immigration. I fulfill all the requirements like salary, housing etc. What do I do?
  13. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello, Long-time listener, first-time caller…… I am a UK citizen, I’m married to an Argentine woman and we have two children (their British passports are currently being processed) We arrived in England in February after 6.5 years living in Argentina (my wife and children entered on the...
  14. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    We had to cancel our visas when our father left a business partnership in order to get new ones sponsored by the new company that my father set up here. Due to problems caused by my father's ex-partner, my father had to delay canceling his visa and worked on his old one while our fines for over...
  15. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi Guys! Do you know someone who can sponsor a residence visa and we will just pay him an amount? Well, aside from an employer ofcourse! I heard that their are people who do that here in Dubai! Thanks very much.
  16. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello everyone, I would like to ask if you can tell me what are the limitations of living in Dubai without a residence visa. - Which licences do I need to get but I can't have it without the visa? - Is it possible to rent a flat/room without this visa? - Is there any chance of opening a bank...
  17. UAE Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UAE
    Let's assume my employment comes to and end and I wanted to stay on living in my rented accomodation on a tourist visa renewed on a monthly basis. My residence visa will obviously be cancelled, but what happens to utilities (water, electricity, landline, post-paid mobile and internet). Is there...
  18. UAE Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UAE
    Hi All, Currently I am living in Dubai and I applied residence visa for my husband and got the visa yesterday. He is in India and planning to come to Dubai next week. Is it mandatory that he should land only at Dubai Airport or he can land at Sharjah Airport too? Is there any complications in...
  19. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi all, I'm moving to Dubai in August to work as a technical manager. And I need your advice on sponsoring my family to Dubai. My employer advise me to wait until I have a residence visa stamped on my passport to proceed the sponsoring. What I want is that, my family (my wife and my child)...
  20. UAE Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UAE
    Helloo Everyone, I have been working UAE based private company for 3 and half years, and got new job offer in AD. as per UAE labour law you have to cancel previous contract in order to process my papers with new company? yes I cancelled, and the new company applied for a new work permit, first...
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