Settling into Abu Dhabi

Seamlessly Transition to Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is recognised for being a family-friendly emirate with a pace that suits all. Abu Dhabi takes pride in being known for its hospitable residents, and its programmes to promote an inclusive community. Since then, Abu Dhabi has taken the lead in programmes to promote interaction among people of all abilities and cultural backgrounds.

Today's residents value being in a modern, technologically advanced city. In addition to offering a wide variety of foreign cuisine, Abu Dhabi also offers a number of lodging and transportation options. You're in for a world of wonders, including live theater performances, incredible sporting events, and concerts.

More About Seamlessly Transition to Abu Dhabi

  • Securing a Home

  • Business Setup

  • Visa Requirements

  • Educational Pursuits

  • Health Insurance

  • Essential Utility Services

  • Telecommunications

  • Transportation

  • Pet Ownership

A housing boom has been fueled by the benefits Abu Dhabi offers for both pleasure and business. With so many people flocking to the emirate each year to pursue their goals, the need for high-quality communal living that is affordable has increased. There is a home for everyone, whether it is a lavish beachfront estate, a practical townhouse in a secured neighborhood, or an economical apartment with first-rate amenities. Abu Dhabi is a multicultural environment with residents of more than 200 nationalities, and the neighborhoods inside the emirate offer a variety of choices. Residential developments are booming in the capital city, giving Abu Dhabi residents a wide range of possibilities when seeking for a family house.

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Buildings, homes, goods, and personal property inside the house may all be covered by a homeowner's insurance policy. Some of the situations that are covered by home insurance include loss or damage to personal property in the home as a result of fire, water, or a natural disaster, as well as interior and exterior damage to the building's structure. Legally, a landlord is only required to offer home insurance if the property is mortgaged, and that insurance only protects the building's structure, not its contents. Therefore, whether you rent or own property in Abu Dhabi, it is advisable that you acquire home insurance in order to protect the value of your assets inside your home.

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At any of the Tadbeer centers located around the emirate, residents can hire domestic help. These facilities oversee the full visa procedure, including the submission of paperwork, payment of visa costs, insurance verification, etc. You may hire a candidate, apply for sponsorship, and sign an employment contract using Tadbeer. Depending on nationality and job position, sponsorship fees for domestic help can differ. Tadbeer also provides personnel with orientation and training.

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Abu Dhabi, the biggest and richest of the seven emirates, has the most open economy, the highest per capita income, and a robust, open regulatory system. Although Abu Dhabi is well renowned for its oil wealth, economic diversification and economic sustainability are clearly related. The Government of Abu Dhabi places a lot of emphasis on diversifying away from the oil industry and into other economic areas. A lot of money is spent on fostering an atmosphere that allows for the advancement of science, advanced manufacturing, skill-building, and entrepreneurship.

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People who have already arrived in the UAE on an entry or tourist visa are given a residence visa. Depending on the sponsor, it may be valid for one to three years and entitles you to live and work in Abu Dhabi. Subject to certain requirements, long-term resident permits are available for up to ten years. Abu Dhabi is home to top talent from all over the world, where there are several high-growth areas in the emirate, it is fostering chances for talented professionals to develop, flourish, and grow with its unmatched way of life, extensive cultural heritage, and diversified population.

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The top international schools in the world, offering more than 10 distinct curricula, including the British, French, IB, and American, are available to Abu Dhabi residents. There are more than 200 private schools to select from, more than 15 universities. Abu Dhabi is a desirable and lucrative area to study due to the growing number of internationally renowned branches of top private universities like Paris-Sorbonne University and New York University Abu Dhabi.

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As you are moving to Abu Dhabi, you must have health insurance because it is now a requirement for all residents. This means that if you don't have an insurance plan in place, you won't be able to obtain a resident visa. It is the responsibility of employers and sponsors to provide health insurance for their employees and, typically, their families.

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A valid residency visa, a copy of your passport, and an Emirates ID are required to sign a lease. Landlords in Abu Dhabi are required to enter lease agreements into the Tawtheeq system. After the lease agreement is registered, a housing fee equal to 5% of the annual rent will be assessed over the course of 12 months. Your monthly water and electricity bills will then include this sum. Abu Dhabi Distribution Company (ADDC) is in charge of delivering public utility services in Abu Dhabi and its surrounding territories. Therefore, you must create an account with the proper service provider in order to set up water and electricity services in your home. After entering their rental agreement into the Tawtheeq system, tenants can access services.

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Abu Dhabi has constructed one of the region’s most stable and technologically advanced telecommunications networks. There are currently two internet providers in Abu Dhabi; Etisalat and du. Both companies have a set of various services, including a digital network. Furthermore, Abu Dhabi has the highest speed fibre optic on the planet. Access to the internet is widely accessible as many hotels, restaurants, coffee shops, and even shopping malls have access to free Wi-Fi.

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The largest of the seven emirates, Abu Dhabi has a mainland and villages that spread beyond of the city. Driving through the city is comparatively uncongested, and it takes 20 to 30 minutes to get to most locations. Every area of Abu Dhabi is accessible because of its advanced and reliable transportation infrastructure, which is overseen by the Integrated Transport Centre (ITC). With DARBI, an interactive map that gives you all the information you need to plan your route whether traveling or not, ITC has put a technological twist to bus schedules. With DARBI, an interactive map that gives you all the details you need to plan your route whether you are traveling by air, land, or sea around the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, ITC has put a technological twist to bus schedules. You may get the AI-powered map from Google Play and the App Store.

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The good news is that pets can relocate to Abu Dhabi also because they are like extra family members. Once you have the necessary paperwork in order, moving to the UAE with pets is simple. The UAE does not have mandatory quarantine periods for animals entering the country, in contrast to other nations. Today, we've compiled a list of Abu Dhabi attractions that you may visit with your lovely four-legged companions. Abu Dhabi has everything you need to give your pet a wonderful life, including vet offices, boarding houses, and pet supply shops. As a pet owner, you must regularly take your animal companion to the doctor to make sure they are in good health. Fortunately, Abu Dhabi has a large number of veterinary facilities with qualified staff to handle the medical requirements of domesticated and other animals.

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