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How to Apply for Part-Time Work Permit in Abu Dhabi

A full-time job usually involves an 8-hour work shift every day. Anything less than 8 hours is considered “part-time,” though this is not exactly the same as being a freelancer, which we had discussed in a previous post. But is it possible to work part-time in Abu Dhabi? The short answer is YES, it is Read more

Report of Death and Shipment of Remains - A Guide

In the unfortunate event that a Filipino citizen passes away abroad, the family members, friends, or colleagues of the deceased can make arrangements for shipping the person’s remains to the Philippines. As part of these arrangements, a Report of Death must be filed with the Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi. This article presents the requirements and Read more

How to Apply for Report of Birth in Abu Dhabi

In a previous post, we shared some information about how Filipinos can apply to get married in Abu Dhabi. In this article, we will talk about another essential topic for Filipino families abroad: applying for a child’s Report of Birth. What is a Report of Birth? Basically, it serves as a declaration on the birth Read more

How to Get Married for Filipinos in Abu Dhabi

There are many Filipinos who are currently living and working in Abu Dhabi. Inevitably, quite a number of them happen to fall in love and decide to get married! Notably, the Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi facilitates solemnization of marriage and related services. It must be noted, however, that the Embassy solemnizes marriages between Filipino Read more

Best Places to Live in Abu Dhabi for Expats

Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE); it is also the second-most populated city (after Dubai). If you have just arrived here or if you are planning to live and work in this city, one of the most important things for you to consider is where you will stay. Fortunately, there are Read more

How to Sponsor a Maid or Nanny in Abu Dhabi

Previously, we shared an article about how expats can sponsor their families in the UAE. This time around, we are going to talk about how to sponsor a maid or nanny in the country. Living and working in the emirates could get hectic at times, especially if your family is residing here, too. You might find Read more

Abu Dhabi Mall Opens COVID-19 Vaccination Booth

Residents in Abu Dhabi can go to a new place for getting administered with COVID-19 vaccines: The Galleria on Al Maryah Island. The mall has a new Mubadala Health booth, where citizens and residents — upon meeting certain requirements — can apply for vaccinations. Based on a press release, the Chairman of the Department of Read more

Missing OFW for 10 Months Found Dead in Abu Dhabi – DOLE

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announced on Monday, February 1, the death of a Filipina receptionist based in Abu Dhabi, Mary Anne Daynolo. ALSO READ: Why is Abu Dhabi a Good Alternative to Dubai for Overseas Pinoy Workers? Daynolo, as per authorities, has been missing for more than 10 months in Abu Dhabi Read more

How to Apply for a Freelancer License in Abu Dhabi

Many expats choose to work in Abu Dhabi, and for good reason. It offers a tax-free economy, a business-friendly environment, the public services are great, and there are plenty of high-paying career opportunities. Plus, there’s the fact that you can now work as a freelancer, too! ALSO READ: 7 Tips When Applying for a Hotel Job Read more

new entry requirements

If you are traveling to Abu Dhabi anytime soon, take note of the new requirements to enter the capital from other parts of the country. These measures came into effect last Sunday, 17th January 2021. The decision was made by the Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis, and Disasters Committee, as part of the efforts to curb Read more

Park with 2000 Trees Opens in Abu Dhabi

Nature lovers, it’s time to rejoice! There’s a new public park in town, and it features 2,000 local trees, including the Ghaf, the national tree of the UAE. Let’s get to know more about Al Fay Park! ALSO READ: 10 Reasons Why Expats Choose to Work in Abu Dhabi Located on Reem Island, the park is Read more

Abu Dhabi to Resume Shisha Services with COVID-19 Safety Rules

After several months of suspension of bars, restaurants, cafes, and tourist service facilities across the UAE Capital that offer shisha (hookah) services, the Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi has finally allowed these facilities to resume operations. However, these facilities must strictly adhere to safety measures in the capital in support of the country’s Read more