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Peter B. Krehmer

Living in UAE, from Switzerland

"There are so many expats in the UAE, but the InterNations Dubai Ramadan dinners brought some wonderful guests together. "

Suzanne Payne

Living in UAE, from Great Britain

"Dubai is such an overwhelming mixture of tradition and modernity that I was very grateful for all the support from other expats. "

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network for British in the UAE

  • Join our community and get to know members of UAE’s vibrant expat community
  • Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Emirian expat living
  • Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Abu Dhabi, Sharyah and many other regions

InterNations – Uniting British living in the UAE

Would you like to get in touch with other British in the Emirates? Are you in need of help and advice from your British compatriots? Or would you like to join other British expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the tiny emirate of Ajman?

Whether you have settled as an expat in the UAE or are still living in the UK and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations UAE offers everything you need: Established in 2007, our trusted community soon became the leading platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of British expats in the UAE, coming from all corners of the UK - from Glasgow, over London to Cardiff.

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Re: Abu Dhabi - Work Permit Process & Timelines

Hello All, I am new to the Expat forum so appreciate your help. I have accepted a role in Abu...

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Fellow British in the UAE

Find Tips and Advice on the UAE from British Expats

Of course, expat living in the UAE is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow British is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the Emirian way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other British in the UAE, residing in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharyah and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of British in Abu Dhabi or British in Dubai.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for British food or discuss your favorite sports team's latest match, become a member of the Emirian InterNations Community:

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from the UK in the UAE.
  • Obtain and share insider tips in our UAE Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get roast beef in Dubai.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for the UAE to get information on institutions from your home country, including the British embassy.

From the tiny emirate of Ajman to the richest city in the world, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly British expats in the UAE.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow British in the UAE

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in the UAE. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Emirian shawarma, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Abu Dhabi’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the beautiful wildlife conservations and sanctuaries of Ras Al Khaimah as well as other beautiful landmarks in the UAE.

Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from the UK and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Hello from our British living in the UAE!

InterNations Members at a Glance
  • 87% of members have university degree
  • Members are 30 to 60 years old (average: 38)
  • Members come from 179 countries
  • 53% expat women
  • 47% expat men
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