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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

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

Ways to Pay Traffic Fines Online

Every place has its rules for driving and being on the road, rules that are meant to ensure the safety of all motorists as well as pedestrians. Here in Abu Dhabi, if you break a rule, you will need to pay a fine or even get black points on your driving license. Hence, it is Read more

Best Supermarkets in Abu Dhabi

Whether you’re planning to stock up on groceries for the month, or you need to buy certain ingredients for a special dish, having a supermarket nearby definitely comes in handy! Fortunately, there are many supermarkets in Abu Dhabi where you can buy food, household items, and other daily essentials. ALSO READ: 10 Ways to Save Read more

List of Clinics in Abu Dhabi

If you find yourself needing emergency services, medical consultation, or any kind of health treatment, don’t worry because there are many great clinics and hospitals in Abu Dhabi. ALSO READ: The Growing Healthcare and Medicine Sector in Abu Dhabi Alongside clinics providing specific services like dentistry and dermatology, there are general and multi-specialty clinics where citizens, residents Read more

Signs of Job Scams that Every Applicant Should Know

With numerous overseas workers arriving each year, the UAE is considered as “a land of great opportunity” by many. People from all over the world come to pursue their career and business dreams in the emirates, mainly in Dubai as well as in the capital, Abu Dhabi. ALSO READ: Emergency Numbers and Hotlines in Abu Dhabi Read more

Best Places to Go Cycling in Abu Dhabi

Aside from being an alternative mode of transportation, cycling is a great way to stay fit and explore scenic routes across the UAE. Here in the capital, Abu Dhabi, there are several cycling tracks where you can have some exercise while enjoying beautiful views. ALSO READ: 10 Ways to Save Money as an Expat in Read more