Dubai is part of the AEU, The United Arab Emirates. Dubai attracts many British tourists on holiday visits, and now more and more are deciding to relocate permanently to the country. Like many other countries careful planning is needed to insure your move to Dubai goes as smoothly as possible. Here at Britannia Premier Burton on Trent we would like to assist you with your move to Dubai by giving you useful information on visas and licences and accommodation.

Visas and licences

 Firstly you need to get the appropriate visas into place in order for your move to go ahead. In order to be granted residency in Dubai you need to have a residency visa, you will need this to secure accommodation, open bank accounts and also set up phone lines and internet. A full United Arab Emirates driving licence will also be required in order to drive a private car in Dubai, you can ask to be issued with a temporary licence can be issued. In order to obtain visas and licences you will need the following important documentation on your arrival in Dubai:

• Birth certificates •

Marriage certificates •

Education documents

 • Degree certification

 • 6 months of bank statements


Accommodation in Dubai is of a very high standard and can be quite expensive, so it is important to consider your options carefully. Whether renting or buying you can be sure to find many apartments, town houses and luxury villas on the market to suit your budget. There are many different areas of Dubai to choose to live in, whether you choose a luxury apartment by Dubai marina or a town house in the suburbs. The most popular areas of Dubai some choose to locate to are:

• Dubai Marina

• The greens

 • Arabian Ranches

 • The springs

• Green community

• Down town Dubai

 • Business bay

 • Motor city

With careful planning and some research you can be sure to find accommodation to suit your needs and budget in an area you and your family will be happy in. Providing you do your research and have in place all of the correct documentation you can be sure that your move to Dubai goes as smooth as possible.

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