Frequently Asked Questions

Is it worth moving to Dubai?

Dubai is a top choice for British expats, providing great career opportunities, tax-free income, and a vibrant lifestyle. But remember, living costs can be high, so budgeting is key for expenses like accommodation, healthcare, and schooling.

What is required to move to UAE?

To live and work in Dubai, you will need a residence visa. This visa is valid for two years in the private sector and three years in the public sector.

Are there any free English schools in Dubai?

Emirati citizens have access to free primary and secondary education, while non-citizens must pay fees for both public and private schooling.

Can British citizens reside in the UAE?

British citizens will need to acquire the proper residence visa to live in the UAE long term.

How many Brits reside in Dubai?

With a total population of 9,365,000 in the UAE, it’s estimated that over 240,000 British expatriates currently call Dubai home.

We're completely unfamiliar with Dubai and Abu Dhabi and unsure about the best residential areas. Any suggestions or recommendations from your end?

No worries! Let’s chat about your preferences and budget. Based on that, we’ll recommend areas that align with your unique search criteria.

We're in a hurry and relocating to the UAE within a month. Can you assist?

We’ve got you covered! We can arrange property viewings on short notice for immediately available options. Once the paperwork and formalities are sorted, you’ll be all set to move in.

Are there any jobs in Dubai for British?

The job market in Dubai is varied, offering diverse opportunities for individuals, including those from Britain. While it’s competitive, qualified candidates can anticipate earning high, tax-free salaries within their respective industries.

I am considering relocating to Dubai for an employment, can you help me?

Surely. Prospr is here for you. We’ll have a series of detailed workshops and will analyse your requirements, your budget and your targeted salary and give you a final assessment according. We’ll be transparent and honest with you. For more details, consult our experts.

Is it necessary to learn Arabic?

While not obligatory, acquiring some proficiency in Arabic can facilitate stronger connections with colleagues and locals. However, English is widely spoken, and the sheer number of expats in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

How to set up a company in dubai?

To start a business in Dubai you need to obtain a business licence. There are three types of business licences. Mainland, Free Zone and Offshore. The procedure for each type of licence differs.

Where do I start a business in the UAE-Mainland or Freezone?

When it comes to starting a business in UAE Mainland or Freezone, you should know the approving authority, business setup cost, licensing procedure, and the rules and regulations of these jurisdictions. It is preferable to get in touch with our business setup consultants in Dubai for expert guidance.

Is it worth setting up a business in Dubai?

When compared to other locations, Dubai stands out as a tax-free haven, with no personal, corporate, or capital gains taxes. This feature makes it extremely attractive to businesses, investors, and employees alike.

Can foreigners own 100% of a business in Dubai?

While 100% foreign ownership was traditionally restricted, however, for mainland companies, local sponsorship is usually required, with the local sponsor owning a minimum of 51% of the shares.

How long does my company formation take?

It varies, but we can expedite the process with our expertise, sometimes completing it in as little as three days!

How many partners can an LLC have in Dubai?

You can have 2 to 50 partners, whether individuals or entities, contributing to capital and sharing profits and losses based on their ownership percentage.

What are the best Abu Dhabi commercial properties to invest in?

The best Abu Dhabi commercial properties are in Yas Island, Al Reem Island, Saadiyat Island, Al Raha Beach, and Sky Tower.

The best Abu Dhabi commercial properties are in Yas Island, Al Reem Island, Saadiyat Island, Al Raha Beach, and Sky Tower.

Absolutely! We’re based in the UAE and the UK and can advise ex-pats who have decided to start a business or invest in property.

What do your workshops cover?

We hold a series of fact-finding workshops for individuals hoping to invest in the UAE. Look at our Workshops page to find out more.

Are my details secure?

Rest easy! Your details are stored securely, following strict procedures and safety measures. We prioritize keeping your information safe through encryption, ensuring it remains inaccessible to unauthorized parties.

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