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Getting into Dubai with my work visa

Old Jan 18th 2008, 8:15 pm
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Default Getting into Dubai with my work visa

So I hear they stop you, check you etc etc

is this true? I am moving to Dubai on Thursday, what should I expect when I arrive?

Oh and as for reading material, I know I cant have FHM etc etc with girls in lingerie or whatever, but what about books? books with say swearing in or whatever? I'm reading the autobiography of Johnny Rotten from teh sex pistols, will they take that off me??

Is there anywhere Ic an find out what I can and can't bring with me anywhere? a governement site or anything?

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Default Re: Getting into Dubai with my work visa

Originally Posted by Spugsy View Post
So I hear they stop you, check you etc etc

is this true? I am moving to Dubai on Thursday, what should I expect when I arrive?

Oh and as for reading material, I know I cant have FHM etc etc with girls in lingerie or whatever, but what about books? books with say swearing in or whatever? I'm reading the autobiography of Johnny Rotten from teh sex pistols, will they take that off me??

Is there anywhere Ic an find out what I can and can't bring with me anywhere? a governement site or anything?

Cheers everyone
I have never been stopped coming into Dubai!
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Old Jan 18th 2008, 8:33 pm
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http://www.gulfnews.com/uaessentials...ide/index.html
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Old Jan 18th 2008, 8:37 pm
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you're a star Eva,

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Welcome,don't kiss on the first post though.
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Old Jan 18th 2008, 8:52 pm
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ah,

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ah,

sorry
Just kiddin ya now.Good luck with the move.
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Old Jan 18th 2008, 10:04 pm
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erm

http://www.gulfnews.com/uaessentials.../10027928.html

is this right? in dubai??
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Old Jan 18th 2008, 10:14 pm
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so when you enter the country, not as a tourist but as a worker with your working visa its just the same? you just sail through?
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Default Re: Getting into Dubai with my work visa

Originally Posted by Spugsy View Post
so when you enter the country, not as a tourist but as a worker with your working visa its just the same? you just sail through?
yeah, you shouldn't have any problems at all...

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Old Jan 19th 2008, 5:06 am
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To the letter of the (Sharia) Law : yes. The article is from Gulf News not 'The Sun' or 'Daily Mail' so a tad more credible.Good to do your research though:Theory, then come and witness the 'practice'.
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Default Re: Getting into Dubai with my work visa

Originally Posted by Spugsy View Post
so when you enter the country, not as a tourist but as a worker with your working visa its just the same? you just sail through?
If you are going to be traveling around the gulf make getting an egate card a priority.
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Old Jan 19th 2008, 8:51 am
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whats an egate card??
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Old Jan 19th 2008, 9:05 am
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I have to say this Sharia law sounds a bit scary to be honest.
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Old Jan 19th 2008, 9:09 am
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Default Re: Getting into Dubai with my work visa

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whats an egate card??
Hmmmmm..........what's a google search???


Spugsy, I don't mean to be rude but have you told your Mum you're thinking about leaving home?

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