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Forum: Middle East
Jan 6th 2009, 2:16 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,679
Posted By mxt

UAE exit procedures

Hello all,

I am leaving the UAE and my resident visa was just cancelled by the employer. I left the company in good standing. They are now holding my passport for the PRO to bring to the...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 28th 2008, 5:18 am
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By mxt

Procedures for exit

Hello all,

Sadly, I will be leaving the UAE soon and back to the States. I wanted to check on the exit procedures. My company said they will cancel the visa (takes 3 days) and we're done.
...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 14th 2008, 5:13 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By mxt

Re: Notice Period in Contracts - advice

Thanks all for the advice. Essentially, I've worked for 5 weeks, so I'm within my probation period but the contract does not state the notice time during the probation? Does it depend from company...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 13th 2008, 3:30 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By mxt

Re: Notice Period in Contracts - advice

We were just about about to put in her passport for the visa, the company just received her medical insurance card. The pink sheet was stamped, so she has two odd months on that until mid-Jan or...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 13th 2008, 11:33 am
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By mxt

Re: Notice Period in Contracts - advice

Thanks so much for that information. Fortunately, i don't have any outstanding loans besides a small balance on my credit card. One last question, we have my wife's passport with the pink visa...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 12th 2008, 2:54 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By mxt

Re: Notice Period in Contracts - advice

you made my friday! I can't see why they would want someone hanging around who was ready to leave.

thanks for your note.
Forum: Middle East
Dec 12th 2008, 12:48 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By mxt

Notice Period in Contracts - advice

All,

Just a quick check - does anyone know what a 60 day notice period indicates on a contract? I'm looking to leave the UAE sooner than expected.

The contract states "either party can cancel...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 11th 2008, 3:41 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,433
Posted By mxt

Re: Advice on Eviction - Dubai!

Thanks! So how 'fair' is the committee? Has anyone filed one and won? What's the process? I have fully signed and agreed upon contract for 1 year, renewable. I'm just worried that with the fin...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 10th 2008, 6:14 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,433
Posted By mxt

Re: Advice on Eviction - Dubai!

True, but this just a furnished apartment in the Greens, not one of those hotel short-stay apartments. Crazy place. Thanks for the replies, appreciate it.
Forum: Middle East
Dec 10th 2008, 5:57 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,433
Posted By mxt

Advice on Eviction - Dubai!

Hi All,

Urgent advice - I just signed a 1 year lease (as of Dec 1) on an apartment in the Greens, now the landlord wants to sell the place! the property mgmt company says since the place if fully...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 1st 2008, 12:26 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,211
Posted By mxt

Re: jebel ali area

so is there any other place that is of slightly higher quality?
Forum: Middle East
Oct 31st 2008, 4:55 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,211
Posted By mxt

jebel ali area

all,

Will be working near the abu dhabi airport but want to live near Dubai.

Does anyone know how long the wait is for a 2-bed at Discovery Gardens?

Is it a nice development?

also,...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 21st 2008, 3:40 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,137
Posted By mxt

Standard mattress sizes

Does anyone have info on the size of mattresses available in the UAE? Do they match those in the UK and US? Queen size of particular interest.

thanks.
Forum: Middle East
Oct 20th 2008, 1:12 am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,417
Posted By mxt

Re: dual system TVs in the UAE? NTSC/PAL

how much does a new Wii cost in Dubai or AD? It is easily available?
Forum: Middle East
Oct 19th 2008, 5:01 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 2,417
Posted By mxt

dual system TVs in the UAE? NTSC/PAL

Hi all,

Are TVs easily available with dual NTSC/PAL systems? We have a US Nintendo Wii (NTSC) and wondering if it will work in the UAE.

Thanks!
Forum: Middle East
Oct 9th 2008, 5:22 am
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By mxt

Car Buying Advice in AD

Hi there,

Any advice on buying (almost new or demo) cars from dealers? For example, will a honda dealer sell used hondas or do I have to go to a specific used car dealer?

Any recs on...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 29th 2008, 5:16 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By mxt

Re: Converting Spouse Visa to Work Visa?

Thanks. Not a long commute fan, I use the trains here and will miss my morning reading time. Unfortunately, my wife's job is at DIFC, we're a bit stuck and hoping that I can, at a later point, work...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 29th 2008, 3:56 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By mxt

Re: Converting Spouse Visa to Work Visa?

Thanks. Actually, we're thinking about Jebel Ali. I work near AD airport so hope that cuts down the commute a bit.
Forum: Middle East
Sep 29th 2008, 5:40 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,168
Posted By mxt

Re: Decision Time!!

Ah yes, EY - how does she like it there? I'm joining soon. I heard they have moved to a new building? Any tips greatly appreciated. Thanks.
Forum: Middle East
Sep 29th 2008, 5:37 am
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By mxt

Converting Spouse Visa to Work Visa?

Any advice on converting spouse to work visa?
My wife is coming to AD with my sponsorship, but just found work in Dubai. Is it easy to transfer a resident to a work sponsored visa?

Thanks.
Forum: Middle East
Sep 23rd 2008, 4:56 am
Replies: 82
Views: 37,608
Posted By mxt

Resident Visa medical test in UAE

Hi all,

Does anyone have a list of items included in the medical check once we arrive in the UAE for employment?

Thanks!
Forum: Middle East
Sep 21st 2008, 7:23 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,168
Posted By mxt

Re: Decision Time!!

They take 150K AED out and give us an apartment. So 500K +AED for the rest. Tickets, health insurance, children education (in the future), tickets home are in addition to the numbers. I get the...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 20th 2008, 8:52 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,168
Posted By mxt

Decision Time!!

Hi all,

So very close to accepting the final offer to move to Dubai. Wife is close to transferring with her company as well. We live in the US and besides the cold winters and distance from the...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 19th 2008, 5:00 am
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By mxt

Re: Marriage Certificate

Thanks - a bit concerned about sending it to Delhi. But the consulate here has said they can attest it.

My hope is that the UAE embassy in Washington accepts that. Crossing my fingers....
Forum: Middle East
Sep 19th 2008, 12:31 am
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By mxt

Marriage Certificate

Hi all,

So, all done with everything, then get the news about attestation from country of issue of the marriage certificate for my wife's visa. So we're both US citizens, but were married in...
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