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Looking forward to your new life in the UAE? Follow the checklists to becoming a legal resident in the UAE and you will feel right at home in no time at all.

  • This process can take several weeks if not months, depending on your home country. See the How To section for a step by step guide to notarise and attest documents.

  • Check your passport and renew it if required, which can take several weeks especially at peak holiday times.

  • You may need to make regular payments while out of the country.

  • Depending on your home country, you may need to pay tax on any earnings such as rental income, or make monthly contributions to ensure you remain eligible for a pension.

  • It's always best to start afresh in a new country and not bring the burden of debt with you.