Moving to Dubai

There are several things you can do before arriving in Dubai to help you get prepared. Be sure to run through this checklist a few weeks ahead of your arrival.

‚ÄčBefore you move
  • Get your education certificates and important documents attested (see Notarising & attesting documents in your home country).
  • Inform banks, building societies and the tax office about your move.
  • Speak to your pension company to see if moving to Dubai affects your pension plan.
  • Research schools for children well in advance and get your child’s name on the waiting list.
  • Get information about the different neighbourhoods you might want to live in (pick up a copy of Explorer’s Dubai Residents’ Guide).

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