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How to Get Entry Permit: Residence Visa Holders who Stayed out of UAE for 6 Months

There are many expatriates who are residents in UAE. In general, expatriate residents should not be outside the UAE for more than 6 months in order for their residence visa to remain valid. A special entry permit is required to be able to return to UAE after six months.

There are circumstances that going back to UAE every 6 months is just not practical. This procedure applies to the following:

  • Foreign wives of UAE nationals
  • Domestic workers accompanying local students who are studying or undergoing medical treatment abroad
  • Expatriates seeking medical treatment outside the country along with those in their company
  • Those who are employed in the UAE public sector and are overseas for work or sent abroad on training courses

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The “A” in A, B & Me. An opinionated Tech enthusiast who likes movies and TV, cooking (and eating!) good food, and traveling. I write about the Tech stuff.

Currently – January 2017

Currently – January 2017

It’s the last Saturday of January!! Can you believe it? 
The month is flying by and I only posted 2 blog posts (three, including this). So, to update, I’m writing down my “currents”.

Currently January 2017

How does it work? I picked 5 prompts (others use more) to keep everyone up to date (everyone who is interested, that is!). Here goes: Read more

Mom, Partner, Sister, Daughter, Friend. Pinay Blogger currently living in Dubai, UAE. I blog about expat life, beauty, food, being a mom … and everything else in between.

What’s in Your Lunch Box? – Bento Ideas

School started in September. Since then, I have made B’s lunchbox. I’m sharing some of the bento boxes we’ve made. More photos on our Facebook Page.

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Mom, Partner, Sister, Daughter, Friend. Pinay Blogger currently living in Dubai, UAE. I blog about expat life, beauty, food, being a mom … and everything else in between.

Lost passport in the UAE: Here’s what you have to do

As an expat, lost passport is one of the worst things that can happen to us. It may seem that all is lost in the beginning but with this guide on what to do if you lost your passport in UAE, there is actually hope.

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Tip: Having copies of your documents speed up the process of applying for a new passport. Make sure you have copies of all your important documents.

Steps to follow in case of lost passport in the UAE:

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The “A” in A, B & Me. An opinionated Tech enthusiast who likes movies and TV, cooking (and eating!) good food, and traveling. I write about the Tech stuff.

How to Pay for Philippine Travel Tax Online

Many Filipinos are unaware that they can now pay travel tax online . For Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) this do not apply. OFW’s are exempted from paying travel tax provided we have a valid Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC). However, we do get visitors from time to time and any amount of time saved by eliminating unnecessary trips to the Department of Tourism or waiting in line at the airport is time that we can spend better on other things.

 

Online Travel Tax

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The “A” in A, B & Me. An opinionated Tech enthusiast who likes movies and TV, cooking (and eating!) good food, and traveling. I write about the Tech stuff.

Simple Money Saving Tips

As I’ve previously mentioned, I am now debt free. It was a long journey but it was not difficult either. In this article, I would like to share some money saving tips that eventually contributed towards my financial freedom. Read more

The “A” in A, B & Me. An opinionated Tech enthusiast who likes movies and TV, cooking (and eating!) good food, and traveling. I write about the Tech stuff.

Drowning in Debt? – There is Hope – Part 3

Debt Free after 4 years

As I said in the last blogisode (blog episode), I am now debt free. Being debt free did not begin when I paid the last installment of the consolidated loan repayment. There are steps that I had to do in order to ensure that I am indeed free from indebtedness.

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The “A” in A, B & Me. An opinionated Tech enthusiast who likes movies and TV, cooking (and eating!) good food, and traveling. I write about the Tech stuff.

Ramadan 2016

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Ramadan Kareem!

During this time, most offices have reduced working hours which is a big YES! for me. This means I can go home and spend some time with B (or blog, just like what I’m doing now!) Read more

Mom, Partner, Sister, Daughter, Friend. Pinay Blogger currently living in Dubai, UAE. I blog about expat life, beauty, food, being a mom … and everything else in between.