Expat Health Insurance
If you’re thinking about taking out private health insurance, our trusted partner Cigna Global is very aware of all the difficulties that expats can face when it comes to healthcare in a new location, so they have created a range of international health insurance plans specifically designed for expats, which you can tailor exactly to the needs and ensure access to quality care for you and your family.
Sirelo has a network of more than 500 international removal companies that can move your furniture and possessions to your new home. By filling in a form, you’ll get up to 5 quotes from recommended movers. This service is free of charge and will help you select an international moving company that suits your needs and budget.
The best way to move to Dubai would be to find a job first. Luckily, engineering is one of the top careers in the UAE. The easiest route would be to contact a recruiter who works with expats moving to Dubai specifically. Recruiters often have great contacts and will know of a variety of available jobs. Alternatively, you could contact companies directly to see if they have any vacancies. For a chemical engineer, a company like the National Petroleum Construction Company could be a good fit, they even have a page for careers and vacancies.
Word of mouth could also be a good way of finding a job. Do you know any expats already living in Dubai? Don't be afraid of using your contacts!
You can also have a look at our guide on Working in Dubai for a sense of how things work over there.
Hope this helps, and good luck with the job search!