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QATAR: New Driving Licence Procedure for Expats

January 4, 2016

Qatar"s traffic department has issued a directive to end the conversion of expatriates from other GCC countries into Qatari driving licences. This privilege will now be available to GCC citizens only. Direct driving tests for holders of licences issued in…

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The challenges faced in moving a migrant population into Saudi Arabia

September 25, 2014

Investment from foreign companies into Saudi Arabia has vastly grown in the past decade, which is unsurprising, as Saudi Arabia is the world's largest oil exporter and owner of the world's single-largest oil field. Saudi is also the largest economy...

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Tier 4 Interviews…are you prepared?

July 26, 2012

As we reported in our News section last week, the Home Office has recently announced that a targeted interview system for Tier 4 (General) Students will be introduced by the UK Border Agency over the coming months. A Statement of...

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A Global Perspective

May 25, 2012

Recently, we attended the Totally Expat Show 2012 and had the opportunity to participate in a series of seminars with relocation professionals. A heavy focus was placed on the analysis of current patterns and trends in global mobility, understanding how...

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How to define exceptionally compassionate circumstances…

March 29, 2012

A recent Court of Appeal decision in the case of Mohamed v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] EWCA Civ 331 (20 March 2012) considered the correct interpretation of Paragraph 317(i)(e) of the Immigration Rules and may well...

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UAE Imposes New Medical Requirement for Nationals of 10 Countries

October 14, 2011

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently joined the Gulf Cooperation Council"s medical check-up system, which requires various foreign nationals to undergo medical tests before as well as after arrival to the Gulf country where they will be commencing employment.…

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Ministry of Health Implements New Medical Screening for Select Foreign Workers

October 12, 2011

The United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Health (MOH) recently announced an October 1, 2011 implementation of a double check medical screening for select foreign nationals applying for work/residence permits. The screenings will occur in the applicant’s home country and in the UAE to reduce the incidence of infectious disease and to confirm the authenticity of […]

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