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AED 10,000 may be a lot in your country, but here you shouldn't convert it to your currency every time you buy something, because it might be 3 times more expensive, unless you really make your own food every day and drink mostly water. For rent, if that is not included it can reach up to AED 5000pm for low-to-middle class 1 bedroom. For sharing rooms it ...


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The lowest legal housing I've seen for individual rent was 3000AED, which are individual semi-temporary structures on Sadiyaat Island in Abu Dhabi. But if you are willing to share accommodation, you will very likely find much nicer for the same amount. I have a friend with the exact same salary as you're describing, and she does quite well for herself. ...


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If you don't meet the threshold income you [probably] won't get a spouse visa. Edit: as mentioned in comments, there are certain exceptions to the income requirement. They include if the person in the UK is disabled or is a carer (but that does not mean a professional carer like your fiancée). Another is if you already have a child living in the UK. Edit: ...


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The UAE doesn't care about your Indian passport. Neither does the UK. They wouldn't know what to do with it. You can't surrender it to either immigration service... Exit the UAE on your Indian passport, and enter the UK on your Portuguese passport. Show the airline in the UAE both passports (so that they see you are (a) legally in the UAE, and (b) can go to ...


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There is some general information on this site about the cost of living in Abu Dhabi. In particular, about the cost of accommodation: No matter one's social status, the costs associated with accommodation in Abu Dhabi are outrageous. Expats should anticipate their largest expense to be housing; rent can take up nearly 50 percent of a monthly salary. ...


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I cannot find much information about immigration to the UAE. The official webpage with the relevant information might be http://dnrd.ae/en/Rules_Reg/Pages/Rules.aspx?AudianceId=3, but it looks sketchy for an official government webpage. This random webapge has a lot of information about the visa ban. I think the relevant section for you is It is possible ...


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This is too late, as the 2016 Diversity Visa registration ended Nov. 3, 2014, but... In the 2016 Diversity Visa instructions, it states that you may choose your country of eligibility as [...] the country of birth of either of your parents if you were born in a country in which neither parent was born and in which the parents were not resident at the ...


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To answer this properly, you should consult with a medical professional. Your diagnosing doctor should be able to tell you whether a hospital can do anything for you when you are in psychosis. They should also be able to advise you on the specific steps you should take when you are actively having an attack. As for discrimination, while it may be the case,...


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Off the top of my head Public display of affection. Public intoxication. Wearing provocative clothing in public. You need prescriptions for medications. Homosexuality and extramarital affairs. Possession of pornographic material. I read somewhere that dancing in public is considered inappropriate. You can google "Things not to do in Dubai" for more ideas.


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only in February 2017 the UAE government has made it possible to apply for permanent residency. Unfortunately, the terms are very restricted--at the time, HH Sheikh Mohammed tweeted that the UAE will allow a new entry visa system for "entrepreneurs, pioneers and talented minds in the medical, scientific, research, IT and intellectual sectors." If you do ...


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UAE Embassy Attestation Procedure: Embassy Attestation procedure for UAE begins at the verification by local officials in India. The authentication of certificates is required which can be accessed by accomplishing legalization from all other important departments as well. The process is completed by Notary, Home Department or HRD, SDM at times, MEA and the ...


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if we go for a marriage visitor visa, would we be able to change to a spouse visa or ILR? No. A marriage visitor visa is for people who want to marry in the UK without moving there. That's why its name includes the word visitor. See the government's overview page, which shows that one of the requirements is: you’re not planning to stay or settle in ...


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There are a series of scary news about expats being put in prison for things that are not criminalized in the west: Austrian rape victim was arrested for having sex outside of marriage British man Jamie Harron sentenced to jail for touching man's hip Brit sentenced to a month in jail in Dubai


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The only request you would raise on INTERPOL is an international arrest warrant. It is not trivial to get this, first: Your employer has to file a case against you. The case has to be of criminal nature. A court must decide if a warrant is necessary. A local warrant is issued first. Based on the request of the ministry of interior, a request for an ...


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You have to have done some serious crimes to be flagged by interpol. I don't think that is the case. If at all a case was filed, it might be with the local police. However, this could affect you if you are immigrating to another country because you would have to provide a police clearance certificate from all the countries that you have stayed in previously ...


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